Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981.
J.R.R. Tolkien. First Thus. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good / No Jacket, as Issued. Item #2172
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 condition, with some wear and color loss on the top & bottom of the spines, a slight bit of rubbing and wear to the edges. The original publishers slipcase is in Very Good condition, again with some rubbing and wear to the edges but not split seams. The text block is clean, bright, and tight with no previous owners names or any other writing or markings. All three books with their original maps, no extra folds, all in Near Fine condition, a neat repair to split in center fold of The Return of the King. These are a highly collectible set and present very well. 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.
Price: $150.00 save 5% $142.50