The History of Middle Earth, Volumes 1 - 12, 1st US Editions, 1st Impressions with Leather Slipcases
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1984.
J.R.R. Tolkien. First Edition. Original Cloth. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #2450
A complete History of Middle Earth, in Twelve Volumes. Houghton Mifflin 1st Edition 1st printings of all 12 volumes. All Near Fine dustjackets are unclipped and housed in protectors. All books have the full numberline 1 - 10 on title verso and/or the publishing date on the Title Page, indicating they are all the 1st printings, or impressions, no blindstamps indicating any are book club editions. No names or any writing in any of the books. No foxing or offsetting in any of the books. No fading to any of the books spines, a slight bit of tanning to the white dustjackets on #6 and #9. Edited by Christopher Tolkien from his father's manuscripts, detailing the evolution of Tolkien's life long works dealing with Middle Earth. Housed in 3 custom black leather slipcases featuring the Tolkien Monogram with the 'History of Middle Earth', author, editor, and publisher gilt stamped to the side panels of the slipcases. A significant and highly collectable set of this sought after edition. 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. Near Fine / Near Fine.
Price: $2,050.00 save 5% $1,947.50