New York: Ballantine Books, 1971.
Pauline Baynes. 2nd Edition. Soft cover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Near Fine / No Jacket, as Issued. Item #2582
The Lord of the Rings, with the Original Pauline Baynes' illustrations to the slipcase, originating from the HarperCollins 1970 A Map of Middle-earth Poster published shortly before this edition. A set of the Trade Edition paperback's, published by Ballantine in August 1971, this set consists of the 2nd Printings of the Special Edition. The slipcase is showing very minor wear to the corners and edges, still Very Good Plus/Near Fine condition. The books are all in Near Fine condition, without any creases to the spines and no discoloring, tanning or fading to the white areas. The books all appear to be unread. No previous owner's name in the books. Remarkable condition considering over 50 years old. 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: $150.00 save 5% $142.50