London: Harper Collins, 1997.
J.R.R. Tolkien. First Thus. Quarter Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine / No Jacket, as Issued. Item #2104
Harper Collins Publishers, the 1st printing of the 1997 Deluxe Limited Edition of the Lord of the Rings, limited to 1000 copies. Printed on India Paper to reduce the size to approx 1" Quarter Bound in Black Leather with Black Cloth and Gilt title, Author, Publisher and Tolkien Monogram to the spine. Matching in size and design the Harper Collins Limited Editions of The Hobbit, The Silmarillion, and The History of Middle Earth Series. Has the large Tolkien Monogram gilt stamped on front boards. Housed in orignal publishers black cloth slipcase with the monogram design gilt stamped to the exterior, matching the gilt design on the book. All edges gilded. A beautiful example of the Limited Deluxe edition in unread condition, becoming increasingly hard to find, especially in this lovely condition. 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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