Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981.
J.R.R. Tolkien. First Thus. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good Plus / No Jacket, as Issued. Item #2023
The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Houghton Mifflin , 1981 1st Thus US Edition, The Silver Anniversary Edition to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the release of the Lord of the Rings in 1954. Delayed until 1981, a beautiful design of silver faux leather with red mountains on the spine. This set is in Very Good Plus condition, with no fading to the red design on the spines, no wear to the ends of the spines, only minor rubbing to the books. The original publishers slipcase is in Very Good Plus condition, with a few scrapes to the entry edges with minor loss of color, no bumped corners or split seams.. The text block is clean, bright, and tight with no previous owners names, nor other writing or markings. These are a highly collectible set and present beautifully. 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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