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Last updated on  08 Dec, 2013 02:35:52 GMT  View all revisions

Item specifics

Subject:

Literature & Fiction

Origin:

English

Country of Manufacture:

United Kingdom

Binding:

Hardcover w/Jacket

Year Printed:

1955

Edition Type:

Limited Edition

Special Attributes:

1st Edition

Topic:

Fantasy

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VERY RARE - SCARCE EDITION
RARE
FIRST EDITIONS in
ORIGINAL DUST JACKETS
LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY

THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING
by
J. R. R. TOLKIEN (1892-1973)


LONDON: George Allen & Unwin, 1955.[published date: January 1955]. RARE FIRST EDITION. Fourth impression.
8vo. 9.0" x 6.0" Inches. (LxB). Pp. 423 pages + Folding Map at the end printed in red and black. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edges stained red, some wear/tear to covers, spine ends & corners, original publisher's grey dust-jacket, printed in red and black. The original Fourth impression un-clipped Dust Jacket priced 21s net, with joints split and poorly tape repaired, loss to spine ends, a little worn at fore-edges (See  the last few Scans below). Front blank has previous owners ink signature.

with

THE TWO TOWERS
by
J. R. R. TOLKIEN (1892-1973)


LONDON: George Allen & Unwin, 1955.[published date: 19
55]. RARE FIRST EDITION. Second Impression.
8vo. 9.0" x 6.0" Inches. (LxB). Pp. 352 pages + Folding Map at the end. Half title, tables, folding map at the end printed in red and black. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edges stained red, some wear/tear to covers, spine ends & corners, grey dust-jacket, printed in red and black. The original Third impression un-clipped Dust Jacket priced 21s net, has some edge wear, tear, soiling (See Scans below). Front blank has previous owners ink signature.

with

THE RETURN OF THE KING
by

J. R. R. TOLKIEN (1892-1973)


LONDON: George Allen & Unwin, 1955.[published date: 1955
]. RARE FIRST EDITION. First impression. 8vo. 9.0" x 6.0" Inches. (LxB). Pp. 416 pages + Folding Map at the end. Half title, tables, folding map at the end printed in red and black. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edges stained red, some wear/tear to covers, spine ends & corners, grey dust-jacket, printed in red and black. The original Second impression un-clipped Dust Jacket priced 21s net,  has some edge wear, tear, soiling (See Scans below). A classic work. Complete as issued.  There are numerous close-up pictures of the contents given below; please click on them for a detailed description (See Scans below). Please take some time to view the 50+ pictures in detail, in order to gain a full idea of the contents and condition. 

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CONDITION REPORT: A rare book set in the original contemporary publisher's red cloth bindings (See Scans below), some wear/tear chipping to covers, spine ends & corners (See Scans below), pages are clean & bright  (See Scans below), the bindings are tight & intact (See Scans below). The cloth is smooth & supple to the touch (See Scans below). Note: Dust jackets with some wear-tear, chipping (there are close-up pictures of all 3 DJ's given below). Previous owners name in ink on the front blanks of all three (See Scans below). Note: Volume 1 DJ is damaged & Tape repaired (See Scans below). See, click & enlarge the 100+ pictures below to get a better idea of condition etc. There are many close-up pictures for your kind perusal. Please click on any of the 50+ images above & below in the listing for enlarged close-up pictures of details, virtues & flaws (See Scans below).







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