Details about Lord of the Rings De Luxe Edition ~ J R R Tolkien ~ Box Cased 1979 Edition LOTRSee original listing
21 Jun, 2014 19:24:53 BST
Bridport, United Kingdom
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~ Lord of the Rings De Luxe Edition ~
J R R Tolkien ~ Box Cased 1979 Edition
Not sure what to say regarding condition ~ the book was never read (i had a pb copy) ,though carefully looked over a few times and put in safe storage.
The outer box has no splits etc but paper label has some marks - see pic. The book has a small area on lower front edge of cover where condensation(?) has dulled the covers sheen - again see pic.
My opinion is that if this sheen could be restored with the appropriate polish ? / or other solution ?
the book would be Very Good+ or better.
The book internally appears unread, though the gossamer thin 'elven' paper of the first 'short' title page has some vertical creases, these were there when book was received as 'new' .
Finally slight marking inside box which corresponds with dulled area of cover, and slight rubbing of publishers name in gilt on spine - title and author gilding on spine appear excellent.
See picture for condition :
Clearing loft at old family home -
all books are used and a bit 'musty' smelling, some very well used.
All books in acceptable or better condition
Collection not possible - books are not at home address.