London: Allen & Unwin, 1974.
J.R.R. Tolkien. 2nd Edition. Original Cloth. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine / Very Good Plus. Item #2277
The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien, published by Allen & Unwin. The Revised (2nd) Edition. Vol I: The Fellowship of the Ring is an 9th impression published in 1974. Vol II: The Two Towers is an 9th impression published in 1974. Vol III: The Return of the King is a 9th impression, published in 1974. All three volumes are in Near Fine condition with the top edge stained red, clean and bright textblock, with no previous owners names or writing. The original red cloth boards are clean and bright, no bumped corners. No foxing or offsetting to the endpapers, no previous owners names or any other writing. Original maps are in still in place, in excellent condition, no tears or extra folds. The Very Good Plus dj's show beautifully without any chips or loss, some minor rubbing to the edges of the spine folds with a small amount of color loss. The Fellowship and the Return of the King are clipped but still priced. The is the later impressions of the 2nd Edition that appear with a differently colored background to the dustjackets. The Fellowship is a dark green color, the Two Towers is a purple color, and The Return a brown color. An opportunity for this significant and collectable set of books. Custom made open ended slipcase included in the price. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions.
Price: $230.00 save 5% $218.50