The Fellowship of the Ring turns fifty-eight

The Fellowship of the Ring, first part of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic The Lord of the Rings turns fifty-eight years old today.  The Lord of the Rings was first published on this date in London, England, by George Allen and Unwin.  The publishers chose to publish the book in three parts because it was so long.  The Two Towers was published on November 11, 1954, and The Return of the King was published on October 20, 1955.

The fellowship of the ring / by J.R.R. Tolkien. The fellowship of the ring / by J.R.R. Tolkien.  For over fifty years, J.R.R. Tolkien’s peerless fantasy has accumulated worldwide acclaim as the greatest adventure tale ever written.
The two towers : being the second part of The lord of the rings / by J.R.R. Tolkien. The two towers / J.R.R. Tolkien.  An extraordinary book. It deals with a stupendous theme. It leads us through a succession of strange and astonishing episodes, some of them magnificent, in a region where everything is invented, forest, moor, river, wilderness, town and the races which inhabit them.
The return of the king : being the third part of The lord of the rings / by J.R.R. Tolkien.
The return of the king / J.R.R. Tolkien.  Here is a beauty which pierces like a sword or burns like cold iron.
The lord of the rings, the fellowship of the ring [DVD-videorecording] The lord of the rings [dvd] / Awards:  Academy Awards, 2001: Best Cinematography (Andrew Lesnie); Best Music, Original Score (Howard Shore); Best Effects, Visual Effects (Jim Rygiel); Best Makeup (Peter Owen, Richard Taylor).
The lord of the rings, the two towers [DVD-videorecording] The two towers [dvd] / Join Frodo, Gandalf, Aragorn, and brave members of the Fellowship as they continue their quest to destroy the Ring of Power. As darkness descends on Middle-earth, a strange creature named Gollum leads the heroes to the Black Gates of Mordor. The rest of Middle-earth prepares for a battle that will decide the fate of all.
The lord of the rings. The return of the king [Blu-ray DVD-videorecording]
 
The return of the king [dvd] / Academy Awards, 2003: Best Picture ; Best Director (Peter Jackson) ; Best Adapted Screenplay ; Best Art Drectio / Set Decoration ; Best Costume Design ; Best Editing ; Best Makeup ; Best Score ; Best Original Song 'Into the West' ; and Best Visual Effects
The J.R.R. Tolkien collection [CD-sound recording] The J.R.R. Tolkien collection [CD-sound recording] / The Hobbit -- The fellowship of the ring -- The two towers -- The return of the king -- Tales from the perilous realm -- J.R.R. Tolkien: an audio portrait.
La comunidad del anillo / J.R.R. Tolkien ; [traducción de Luis Doménech]. La comunidad del anillo by J.R.R. Tolkien / Título original: The fellowship of the ring.

 

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