If at the time of this update the book described is widely available new from retailers, it is noted in the description.  Except for the release of new products, I am no longer monitoring any publisher activity.  Since Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's trade publishing division was sold to News Corp / Harper Collins, books formerly published by HMH are being attributed to William Morrow Publishing.  I have yet to see "William Morrow" on a title page, and whether the restructure is complete is unclear, so I have not re-assigned or double-assigned anything here.
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First Edition  1938
Dust Jacket (photo available), four impressions with slight differences, Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien.  It's best to know exactly what you're doing before buying a first editon.  Market values are based on impression, condition and completeness, and prices can vary by thousands of dollars.  Detailed descriptions of first and second states can be found in Hammond and Anderson's descriptive bibliography.
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Second Edition  1951
Dust Jacket, cloth boards, blue titles, map end papers.  Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien.  Early copies were printed in Great Britain.  No printing date or number indicated until the 18th printing, and though the text was updated, impression numbers did not revert to one, so second editions are actually printings five through 23 - as Houghton Mifflin counts it.  It is possible that the actual number was 21.  Are we surprised?  No, we are not.  These are also hard to identify and have significant collector value (in an original jacket) - research before buying.
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Third Edition  1967 (©1966)
Dust Jacket, Green cloth boards, blue titles.  Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien.  Neither edition nor print year was stated.  Brand new shiny USA copyright 1966 clearly stated.  They were given the ISBN 0395071224 after 1969.  With Tolkien's popularity rising, these were printed in greater numbers, and are quite a bit more affordable - though you still won't find many in nice jackets.
ISBN:  N/A or 0395071224
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1976 (1978 fourth) Edition
Dust Jacket, Green or blue cloth boards, blue titles.  Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien.  The date given here is the earliest US copyright record for this ISBN, which now claims to be "consistent with" the George Allen & Unwin (UK) 1978 4th edition.  The publishing date is not stated inside, but indicated in the numbers on the lower left of the dust jacket front flap.  Because HMCo and US recording data and UK operations were all out of synch, it often happens that the edition date, printing date, and copyright date are three different dates... which is why I list by ISBN.  Final RRP $16.99
ISBN:  0395071224   ISBN-13  9780395071229
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Film Art Edition  1977
Harry N. Abrams, Film by Rankin & Bass, Dust Jacket, Illustrated by Lester Abrams.  The jacket is clear acetate with Smaug printed on it front and back, so without the jacket (which is easily damaged), the cover art is incomplete.  RRP $29.95
ISBN:  0810910608   ISBN-13  9780810910607
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Houghton Mifflin First Fully Illustrated Edition 1984
Dust Jacket, glossy paper over boards, illustrated by Michael Hague, 40+ color plates.  RRP $19.95 - $29.95
ISBN:  0395362903   ISBN-13  9780395362907
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Houghton Mifflin 50th Anniversary Edition  1987
Dust Jacket, green cloth, gilt titles, 5 color plates, illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien.  A search for this ISBN does not turn up any of these, and while I would swear that they exist, it seems that they were not mass marketed.  The ISBN is valid, and was apparently assigned to The Hobbit.  Perhaps HMCo decided to publish only The gold 50th anniversary slipcased collector's edition (9780395177112), which is often mistakenly (or intentionally) listed under this ISBN.  RRP $29.95
ISBN:  0395454026   ISBN-13  9780395454022
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Houghton Mifflin Annotated Edition  1988
Slightly oversize, cloth over boards, Dust Jacket, annotated by Douglas A. Anderson.  Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien and including many more images in the notations, which are in the margins.  Contains the complete text and illustrations, and I found this very fun - but if you just want to read the story, the notes may be a bit distracting.    RRP $9.99
ISBN:  0395476909   ISBN-13  9780395476901
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Film Art Re-Issued Edition  1989
Galahad Books, art from the film by Rankin & Bass
There is a printed paper dust jacket for this reprint, and I believe the pictoral cover has the same art - I've never actually seen one in person... or maybe I just wasn't paying attention...  RRP $15.99
ISBN:  0883657465   ISBN-13  9780883657461
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Annotated Edition  1990
Random House Value Publishing.  Dust Jacket, Notes by Douglas A. Anderson.  RRP  $9.99
ISBN:  0517029359   ISBN-13  9780517029350
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Houghton Mifflin 1997 Illustrated Edition
Green cloth, gold gilt dragon design on the front cover, Dust Jacket, Illustrated by Alan Lee with 25 color paintings and 38 black-and-white drawings.  Printings not stated.  Still available new.  RRP $35.00
ISBN-10:  0395873460   ISBN-13  9780395873465
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Houghton Mifflin 2001 Young Adult Edition
Black quarter cloth, dust jacket illustrated by Peter Sis.  This is the first editon to claim, after 64 years of printings, to have fully corrected text, and is considered to be the 5th US edition. 
RRP $18.00
ISBN:  0618162216   ISBN-13  9780618162215
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2001 Science Fiction Book Club Edition
Black paper over boards, exclusive dust jacket illustrated by Donato Giancola, contains the fully corrected text, available new to club members from SFBC.  RRP $14.99 plus shipping and handling.  UPDATE: Base RRP reduced to $10.99 - $12.99 depending on which of the Doubleday book clubs purchased from.
ISBN:  0739410741   ISBN-13  9780739410745
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Revised and Expanded Annotated Edition  2002
Houghton Mifflin.  Notes by Douglas A. Anderson.  Dark green paper over boards, dust jacket, reinforced spine, still available new.  RRP  $30.00 - $35.00
ISBN:  0618134700   ISBN-13  9780618134700
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Houghton Mifflin 70th Anniversary Edition  2007
Dust Jacket, green cloth, gilt titles, 5 color plates by Tolkien.  Nothing much new except put together exactly as Tolkien originally wanted it, red sun on the jacket and all.  And, we're playing silly buggers again... this now identifies all over the internet as the 75th Anniversary Edition.  It is the exact same book and still identifies as a 70th Anniversary Edition on the copyright page.  The only difference is a round, gold, 75th Anniversary sticker on the dust jacket, which started appearing by the 11th printing.  Available new, RRP $25 - $26
ISBN:  0618968636   ISBN-13  9780618968633
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Houghton Mifflin 75th Anniversary Pocket Edition  2012
Small hardcover with dust jacket, 4.25 x .85 x 5.88 inches.  Green cloth, gilt titles, black and white illustrations.  RRP  $15.95 - $16.99
ISBN:  0547928246   ISBN-13  9780547928241
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Houghton Mifflin(ish) Illustrated Edition  2013
Hardcover, rather lovely decorated green cloth over boards, fully illustrated by Jemima Catlin.  The copyright info is nuts.  The title page gives Houghton Mifflin as the publisher, the copyright says First US Edition, Published by Harper Collins.  The first printing was printed in China, later Slovenia, later just "Europe".  I begin to think my work here is coming to an end.
Available new.  RRP  $35
ISBN:  0544174224   ISBN-13  9780544174221