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281185447578
Seller: devider (411)
100.0% positive
Los Angeles, California, US
Completed
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Ended Oct 15, 2013 10:03:48 AM
Category: Books:Antiquarian & Collectible
$45.99
[15 Bids]
Buyer: o***z (368)
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For auction, my impeccably stored, 1977 First Edition, First Impression Folio Society Deluxe Slipcase edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic trilogy, "THE LORD OF THE RINGS." Features the light grey quarter leather binding, with gilded labyrinth design by Jeff Clements. SET IN 11 POINT BARBOU LEADED I POINT WITH LIBRA FOR DISPLAYAND PRINTED BY W & J MACKAY LIMITED ON GUARD BRIDGE SILVER CITY PAPER. BOUND BY W & J MACKAY LIMITED IN QUARTER BASIL WITH SCHOLOCO COLORETA CLOTH SIDESBLOCKED WITH A SPECIAL DESIGN BY JEFF CLEMENTS. HOUSED IN THE ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S SLIPCASE! A Mint set of this rare collectible (disclaimer: I am NOT a book dealer, just a guy who loves books and Tolkien).Features maps as endpapers in all three books.No names, inscriptions, or any other writing in any of the books.All three books are in stunning, unread condition - the first time they were opened it seems was for my picture taking! All are very clean and bright, with no foxing; leather binding and covers are beautiful, HOWEVER, there is a small tear in the binding on the spine of ROTK and a few scuffs on the original slipcase - see pictures. Additional photos can be taken on request. A very nice presentable set of the 1st Edition 1st Printing by the Folio Society of this classic of fantasy literature. The set is housed in the original publishers slipcase, showing only the lightest of wear to the edges and bottom, a few stray marks to the case. Beautiful looking set of the First Edition, First Impression Deluxe Slipcase Edition (1977) by the Folio Society. FREE SHIPPING IN THE U.S. INCLUDED! International bidders will pay actual cost based on eBay Global Shipping Program. LOW STARTING BID AND NO RESERVE! SEE MY FEEDBACK AND BID WITH CONFIDENCE!
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