1975 – Lord of the Rings Three Volumes with Hobbit- Tolkien Art Covers – Gold Heraldry Box State – Mass Market Paperback – Ballantine

This Reprint Edition of the Tolkien Covers (as compared to the earlier Authorized Edition found in the red heraldry box) set does not “The Authorized Edition” printed at the top center of the cover and the “This paperback edition, and no other has been published with my consent and cooperation…” is not on the back.

This edition has “Fantasy” printed on the top of the spine underneath the “BB” logo.