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Details about  J.R.R. Tolkien Lord of the Rings First Edition UK Set 4/2/2 & maps no hobbit 1st

J.R.R. Tolkien Lord of the Rings First Edition UK Set 4/2/2 & maps no hobbit 1st See original listing
J-R-R-Tolkien-Lord-of-the-Rings-First-Edition-UK-Set-4-2-2-maps-no-hobbit-1st
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Used

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22 Apr, 2014 20:35:14 BST
Price:
£360.00
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Item location:
Glasgow, United Kingdom

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181359547504
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Last updated on  04 Apr, 2014 12:54:24 BST  View all revisions

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Condition: Used : Split the cost with friends
An item that has been previously used. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Seller notes: See description & photos for exact conditions of each book.
Series/ Genre:

Lord Of The Rings

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Books/ Magazines


Final reduction as I really need the money. Bargain!

Here's my first edition collection up for sale, sadly for me. Loved for an age, but needs must. Thanks for looking.

FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

4th Impression 1955 November 1955 – 3,000 copiesprinted.

No DJ, gilt on spine slight fading, front cover marked intwo places. Edges slight wear, one 2mm wound to front lower edge & cornersworn slightly.

Slight yellowing to FEP & BEP, owner-inscribed ‘M.G.KREMER. ST. JOHN’S COLL. OXFORD. 1956.’ Plus same owner surname in green c. 3cmlong.

Pages all sound. Some glue damage to penultimatepage due to map insertion / book opening too wide & 1cm tear to top of wheremap attaches to book.

THE TWO TOWERS

2nd Impression 1955 – 1,800 copies printed.

No DJ, gilt on spine slight fading, front cover whitemarkings all over. Edges slight wear.

FEP marked with owner’s surname ‘KREMER’ in green, c. 3cmlong.

Pages sound, bar some damage to a few esp. Pp. 228 &229. Map perfect.

RETURN OF THE KING

2nd Impression Nov 1955 – 4,000 copies printed

DJ worn – edges torn at corners (none over 1cm.), unclipped,soiled, owner (KREMER) inscribed to front of DJ in green felt pen & same onFEP.

P. 49 has slipped text printing errors corrected in latereditions.

p.80-81 binding between signatures loose, although stitchingintact.

Pages all V.good+ condition; red dyed top slightly speckled withwater droplet marks.

PLEASENOTE: All three volumes were inscribed by the same owner - a 'Mr. Kremer' - who was an alumnus at St. John's University College in Oxford, UK when J.R.R. Tolkien was also living and lecturing in Oxford at a neighbouring college.

Part of a treasured personal collection. But needs must... thank you for bidding.

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