Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965.
J.R.R. Tolkien. Second Edition. Original Cloth. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #2256
The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Published by Houghton Mifflin, 1965 Second Editions, 12th/11th/11th impressions . An exceptionally clean and bright set of this classic of fantasy literature. The set is in original cloth with unpriced dustjackets, now in removable archival protectors. The black cloth boards feature Tolkiens original "Ring & Eye" device stamped in various colors, with matching topstain and dustjacket color on each book. The books are all in Near Fine condition, with matching Near Fine dustjackets, showing almost no fading to the spines, no chipping or color loss, extraordinarly nice condition. No names or writing or foxing whatsoever to the books. Dustjackets are not priced or clipped, all three of the books do not have the blindstamp on the rear boards, meaning these are the book club edition dustjackets, along with the original trade edition. The topstain on the books is unmarked and clean, slightly darkened and a bit faded. The set is housed in a custom red leather slipcase with Tolkien Ring & Eye design with Tengwar Title & Author to the front, the JRRT Monogram to the rear. Original maps are attached at the rear, in Near Fine condition, no extra folds or tears, no markings to any of the maps. 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: $225.00 save 5% $213.75