London: Folio Society, 1999. Ingahild Grathmer and drawn by Eric Fraser. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A complete set of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, which include The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. The Hobbit was published by the Folio Society in 1999, the 3rd impression. The Lord of the Rings is the 3rd impression of 1999. The Silmarillion is also a 3rd impression of 2003. All are illustrated by Eric Fraser, Ingahild Grathmer, and Francis Mosley respectively. A wonderful matched set made of high quality acid free paper, and bound in full vegetable parchment to create a beautiful set of Tolkien's primary works. All three issues are housed in their own separate publishers slipcase, and are in Near Fine condition. No writing, no marks, no faults. All are unread, crisp and tight, clean and bright. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions.
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien. This is the 1st printing of the 1st US Edition published in 1977 by Houghton Mifflin. It has the point of 'Father' Giles of Ham listed in the books by J.R.R. Tolkien. Other noted points or error's: Page 330 line 4 shows a period after Feanor. Page 352 line 39 has the italicized "and" in 'Lord of Waters and King of the Sea'. Making this the First State of the First Impression. The book is in Near Fine condition, with no names, writing or marks at all. A very clean and bright dustjacket, with no fading, or tanning to the spine. Only the most minor of rubbing, mainly to the top edge and folds. No fading or soiling, the dustjacket is in Near Fine condition, and it is not price clipped. The book does not have a blind stamp, so this is a true 1st Edition, not the Book Club Edition. A wonderful copy of J.R.R. Tolkien's lifetime work containing his account of the mythology of Middle-earth, edited by his son, Christopher Tolkien. The map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North appears as a fold-out map, and is printed in black and red. Showing no extra folds or tears, Near Fine condition. Vermilion topstain is bright and unfaded and unmarked. An extremely collectable copy, housed in a custom black leather slipcase, gilt stamped with one of Tolkien's Heraldic devices and his JRRT Monogram to the covers of black leather. Any questions, please feel free to ask. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions.