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J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien (1965) 'The Lord of the Rings', UK first edition 14/11/11
near fine in very good dust jackets. J.R.R. Tolkien (1965) 'The Lord of the Rings', UK first editions, later printings, published by George Allen & Unwin. The set consists of: 'The Fellowship of the Ring' (1965), UK first edition, 14th printing 'The Two Towers' (1965), UK first edition, 11th printing 'The Return of the King' (1965), UK first edition, 11th printing Condition: near fine books with one name and brief Christmas inscription in the 'Fellowship', no other inscriptions in the other two volumes. No bookplates, no stamps. All three maps are present at the back of each volume. The spines' lettering is clear and vibrant and NOT rubbed out as often seen. Boards clean with the vibrant red colour. Very light shelf wear and light darkening of page edges commensurate with age. The red top stains are present. The dust jackets are in very good condition. They are NOT price clipped. Browning on the spines with light edge wear. Fair value. Tolkien and LOTR do not need any introduction. The most influential and most seminal modern fantasy novel written. Famously adapted by Peter Jackson. First and Fine. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: firstandfine [Birmingham, GB]
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