London: Allen & Unwin, 1974.
J.R.R. Tolkien. 2nd Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #1504
The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien, published by Allen & Unwin. The Revised (2nd) Edition. Vol I: The Fellowship of the Ring is an 8th impression published in 1974. Vol II: The Two Towers is an 8th impression published in 1974. Vol III: The Return of the King is also an 8th impression, published in 1974. All three volumes are in Near Fine condition with the top edge stained red, clean and bright textblock, with no previous owners names or writing. The original red cloth boards show no spotting or soiling, but do have a couple of lightly bumped corners. No foxing or offsetting to the endpapers. Original maps are in still in place, in excellent condition, no tears or extra folds. The dj's show beautifully without any chips or loss. Only the Two Towers dustjacket is price clipped. These are the later impressions of the 2nd Edition that appear with a differently colored background to the dustjackets. The Fellowship is a dark green color, the Two Towers is a purple color, and The Return a brown color. An opportunity to add these significant and collectable books to your collection. Custom made open ended custom leather slipcase included in the price. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions.
Price: $225.00 save 5% $213.75