London: Folio Society, 1991.
Ingahild Grathmer & Drawn By Eric Fraser. Second Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine / No Jacket, as Issued. Item #2578
The Lord of the Rings, Folio Society Boxed Set. A beautiful, Near Fine set of the second style of binding issued by the Folio Society in 1990, this set is all 2nd impressions published in 1991. 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. This set of books shows no faults. Near Fine with no wear to edges, no other marks or writing. Housed in the original publishers slipcase. Very nice lovely set, hard to find in this condition. 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: $450.00 save 5% $427.50