London: Allen & Unwin, 1974.
J.R.R. Tolkien. 2nd Edition. Original Cloth. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine / No Jacket, as Issued. Item #2543
The Lord of the Rings, De Luxe India Paper Edition, by George Allen & Unwin. This is the 4th impression of the 1 Volume De Luxe Edition of the Lord of the Rings, published by Allen & Unwin in 1974. A Near Fine copy of the book, in a custom bonded black leather slipcase, stamped with a large Ring & Eye design with Tengwar Title and Author to the front and the JRRT monogram to the rear panel. The book basically has no faults, clean and bright. This edition is printed on India Paper, making the full 3 volumes bound into a single volume, only 1 inch thick. The black buckram cloth has the Tolkien design depicting the Numenorean throne with 'Elendil' in Tengwar, stamped on the upper cover in gilt, silver and green. Mottled black and grey wove endpapers, all edges trimmed and speckled light green. Both maps bound in, and in Fine condition, no tears or loss. An excellent example of this wonderful edition. Digital photos 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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