London: Folio Society, 1993.
Ingahild Grathmer & Drawn By Eric Fraser. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine / No Jacket, as Issued. Item #2372
The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien. The 3rd impressions, published by the Folio Society in 1993. A beautiful, Near Fine set of the second style of binding issued by the Folio Society. Printed in Great Britain, set in Barbou with Libra Display type, bound in full "Elephant-Hide" at the Bath Press in Avon. This binding features the "Seven (Silver) Rings for the Dwarf-lords", within "Three (Gold) Rings for the Elven-kings", surrounded by "Nine (Red) Rings for Mortal Men", encompassed by the "One Ring" (Gold) "to rule them all". Wonderful symbology, and beautiful execution to form the gilt design for the front boards of each book. Topstain in a dark 'blood red' color. Housed in the original publishers slipcase, with a neatly repaired upper rear seam. A beautiful set for anyone's collection. 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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