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  • Publication: The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's CompanionPublication Record # 445386
  • Authors: Wayne G. Hammond, Christina Scull
  • Date: 2014-06-19
  • ISBN: 978-0-00-755690-8 [0-00-755690-X]
  • Publisher: HarperCollins (UK)
  • Price: 30.00
  • Pages: lxxxii+894
  • Format:
    hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
  • Cover: The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion (2005) • by J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Notes:
    • 1st printing (from number line)
    • Publication year derived from printing history. Publication month and day from as of 2014-10-17.
    • Printing history on copyright page:
      • Published by HarperCollinsPublishers 2014
      • First published in Great Britain by HarperCollinsPublishers 2005
    • Cover art credits appear on the back flap of the dust jacket
    • Price appears on the front flap of the dust jacket
    • Front flap of the dust jacket states: "It [this edition] has now been revised and updated to mark the 60th anniversary of The Lord of the Rings"
    • Content items that are considered part of the main text because they discuss parts of "The Lord of the Rings" in a similar manner as the main text: Chronologies, Calendars, and Moons (xlv), Preliminaries (li, discusses the dust jacket, the title page and the ring verse), The Maps of the Lord of the Rings (lv), Foreword to the Second Edition (lxviii), Prologue (1)
    • Content items not listed separately: Works Consulted (813), Index (831)
    • Contains two frontispieces:
      • A colored print of a painting by Tolkien titled "The Hill: Hobbiton-across-the Water"
      • A colored reproduction of a manuscript page showing a synoptic time-scheme used by Tolkien while writing "The Lord of the Rings". It summarizes the movements of characters between the 8th and the 12th of March 1419 (Shire Calendar).
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