||A reissue for the 50th Anniversary of the classic complete and unabridged 46 CD gift set, complete with new slipcase artwork. Since it was first published in 1954, The Lord of the Rings has been a book people have treasured. Steeped in unrivalled magic and otherworldliness, its sweeping fantasy has touched the hearts of young and old alike. One hundred million copies of its many editions have been sold around the world, and occasional collectors' editions become prized and valuable items of publishing. Now, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its first publication, the text has been fully restored with almost 400 corrections - with the full co-operation of Christopher Tolkien - making it the definitive version of the text, and as close as possible to the version that J.R.R. Tolkien wanted. Expertly read, magically bringing the horrors and enchantment of Tolkien's world to life, this is an audio collection that so LOTR fan can afford to be with out.