London: Allen & Unwin, 1966.
J.R.R. Tolkien. First Thus. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine / Very Good Plus. Item #2183
The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien. The UK Revised (2nd) Edition, published by George Allen & Unwin. Vol I: The Fellowship of the Ring is a 1st impression published in 1966. Vol II: The Two Towers is a 1st impression published in 1966, and Vol III: The Return of the King is a 1st impression, published in 1966. The Very Good Plus dustjackets are not price clipped, and on the inner flap is the blocked out misprinted title on the Two Towers and the Return of the King (1st State). The dustjackets show a bit of rubbing to the fold areas, and the ends of the spine have some rubbing and minor loss as well. All three books are in Near Fine condition, clean red boards, bright untarnished gilt, with unfaded top stain, clean and bright textblock. No previous owners name or any writing in any of the three books. Original maps are in still in place without any extra folds or tears noted. The dustjackets show quite well despite the light rubbing to the edges. Now protected in a black full leather slipcase featuring gilt stamped Tolkien's Ring & Eye device and Tolkien Monogram to back board. Modest price for this set of significant and collectable books. Digital photo's are 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: $500.00 save 5% $475.00