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Tolkien Book Box Sets And Collections Are B2G1 Free This Week

Expand your personal Tolkien library with deals on The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and the many other books detailing the history of Middle Earth.


Target is running a massive Buy Two, Get One Free sale right now, with thousands of eligible products across its entire online store catalog, including video games, board games, books, and more. While hundreds of books are eligible for the promotion, this is a great chance to grab J.R.R. Tolkien's books, including multiple editions of The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, the Silmarillion, and graphic novel adaptations of the many beloved tales from Middle Earth. Check out the lists below for a round-up of all the Tolkien books available in Target's B2G1 free sale

To get the special B2G1 pricing, you need to be a Target Circle member. Membership is free and grants you access to special discounts and rewards program offers. The promotional discount applies once you add three eligible items to your online shopping cart. While the Tolkien books are some of our favorite items on offer, plenty of video games, board games, manga, and other books are also eligible for the deal.

If you're looking for even more special offers on Lord of the Rings books, you can grab special illustrated hardcover editions of The Lord of the Rings at huge discounts as a part of Amazon's early Prime Day deals. Prime members can get The Lord of The Rings: Tolkien Illustrated Edition for $26 (normally $90), while all shoppers can grab the even bigger The Lord of the Rings Deluxe Illustrated Special Edition for $96 (was $250). Be sure to click the coupon box to get the full discount for each. Check out our round-ups for even more deals available ahead of Prime Day on July 16 and 17.

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The LOTR and Hobbit Collector's Editions (Preorders)

The Lord of the Rings Collector's Editions
The Lord of the Rings Collector's Editions

Tolkien's most iconic works have new editions in the pipeline, with The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, and The Silmarillion rereleasing in the coming months. These gorgeous hardcover volumes look absolutely stunning with their new cover art, and are bound to be a hot commodity when they drop. To ensure you get a copy, consider preordering soon. We're partial to The Hobbit: Collector's Edition (Hardcover) which arrives in August, but here's a look at all the upcoming editions. Note that the collector's edition box set includes The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King.

Tolkien's Gorgeous Illustrated Editions

The Hobbit Illustrated Deluxe Edition
The Hobbit Illustrated Deluxe Edition

Not only do these illustrated editions look great on a bookshelf, but they include dozens of exclusive pictures, drawn by Tolkien himself, throughout the text to help bring Middle-earth to life. There are "standard edition" hardcover versions of The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and The Silmarillion, each of which is steeply discounted on top of the B2G1 free deal. Then there are the deluxe versions, which come with slipcases. The Hobbit's Deluxe Illustrated Edition is set to release in October, while The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion are available now.

A few even come with a slipcase--making them look extra premium and adding another layer of protection from the elements. Best of all, the six books are currently discounted alongside the B2G1 free promotion, giving you a chance to score them for a great low price.

Box Sets

The History of Middle-earth Box Set
The History of Middle-earth Box Set

A bunch of Tolkien box sets are also eligible for B2G1 free, giving you a way to get a bunch of books at steep discounts. Dedicated Tolkien fans will want to check out the ongoing re-release of The History of Middle-earth saga, a 12-volume series that provides an in-depth look at Middle-earth across every era. The first two sets are available now, and the last two will arrive in the coming months. These gorgeous hardcover sets are quite pricey, but with Target's promotion, you can save a lot of cash and secure all four sets. For something unique, check out The Collected Poems of JRR Tolkien Box Set (Hardcover), which is up for preorder ahead of its September release. There's also a beautiful hardcover box set featuring all three volumes in The Lord of the Rings trilogy for $47 (was $84). You could pair that collection with one of the other sets on this list. For a bargain, check out the five-book History of Middle-earth set and the Tolkien Fantasy Tales set.

More Tolkien Books

The Hobbit Graphic Novel
The Hobbit Graphic Novel

Tolkien produced a wealth of stories during his career, many of which have been rereleased into a variety of formats. So if nothing above caught your eye, be sure to check out some of our other favorites below.

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