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310913723258
Seller: booker17 (5479)
100.0% positive
Farmingdale, New York, US
Completed
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Ended Apr 7, 2014 7:05:09 PM
Category: Antiques:Books & Manuscripts:English
$15,100.00
[36 Bids]
Buyer: k***i (99)
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Your browser does not support JavaScript. To view this page, enable JavaScript if it is disabled or upgrade your browser. Click Here. Double your traffic. Get Vendio Gallery - Now FREE! J.R.R.TOLKIEN'S LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY/RARE TRUE 1st Editions/1954 Click to View Image Album Click to View Image Album Click to View Image Album VERY RARE - SCARCE EDITION - RARE FIRST EDITIONS ALL FINE ORIGINAL 1st ISSUE BINDINGS - ORIGINAL 1st ISSUE DUST JACKETS THREE RARE TRUE FIRST EDITIONS -NEAR FINE CONDITION LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY A most attractive set of Tolkien's three Landmark Books: (1) The Fellowship of the Ring, one of 2,500 First Edition/first impression/first state copies, Near Fine original first impression dust-wrapper; (2) The Two Towers, one of 3,250 First Edition/first impressions, in Near Fine first impression dust-wrapper; (3) The Return of the King, one of 7,000 First Edition/First Printings, in Near Fine first impression dust-wrapper. Hammond A5. (1) THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING by J. R. R. TOLKIEN (1892-1973) LONDON: George Allen & Unwin, 1954 [published date: 1954]. RARE FIRST EDITION. 1st issue with the original 1st Issue Dust Jacket. 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. Spine & covers in a very very good to a Near Fine condition, original 1st impression dust-jacket, printed in red and black. with (2) THE TWO TOWERS by J. R. R. TOLKIEN (1892-1973) LONDON: George Allen & Unwin, 1954. [published date: 1954]. RARE FIRST EDITION. 1st issue with the original 1st Issue Dust Jacket. 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, top edges stained red. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Spine & covers in a very very good to a Near Fine condition. The original 1st issue Dust Jacket, printed in red and black. with (3) 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. 1st issue with the original 1st Issue Dust Jacket. 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. Spine & covers in a very very good to a Near Fine condition, original 1st impression dust-jacket, printed in red and black. A classic work. 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. "PLEASE ASK - E-MAIL ***** ANY/ALL ***** QUESTIONS, regarding Description and Condition BEFORE BIDDING". There are numerous CLOSE-UPS GIVEN BELOW. PLEASE CLICK & ENLARGE TO SEE DETAIL. A SCARCE BOOK SET. Only one COMPARABLE SET LISTED ON Ebay. Priced at US $50,000.00+ Item # 121027144640 http://www.ebay.com/itm/121027144640 Check sellers other auctions as we have NUMEROUS RARE Titles coming up. CONDITION REPORT: A rare book set in the original contemporary publisher's red cloth bindings in a very very good to a near fine conditions (See Scans below), minor wear/tear to covers, ends & corners (See Scans below), pages are unusually clean & bright (See Scans below), the bindings are tight & intact (See Scans below). The cloth is smooth & supple to the touch (See Scans below). The Dust Jackets with minor wear/tear, soiling to covers, spine, ends & corners. Dust jackets are intact, with minor wear-tear, age toning (See the close up Scans below). Note: The insides of all three are near fine-fine condition (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). RETURNS: Though every item is catalogued with the intent of accuracy. Minor flaws, may not always be noted, that is why there are 50 to a 100 pictures of every book we list. Please look at pictures &/or email any &/or all QUESTIONS, regarding description and condition prior to bidding. Only Improperly described items can be returned, as received within seven calendar days of receipt. Please email us before returning any item. Please Remember this is an Auction and not a Retail sale. GREAT NEWS! Subscribe to our newsletter, as we're always adding new RARE & COLLECTIBLE/Illustrated books in FIRST EDITIONS to the Ebay Auctions - shop! Take a look at our new inventory and see if you can find some great deals. We appreciate your interest in our Shop and we will send you emails periodically. Sign up for newsletter EMAIL FOR NEW LISTINGS by "booker17" ONLY. Sign up for newsletter NEWSLETTER SENT THROUGH EBAY. Your email is never revealed to seller. All our auctions start at $0.99 cents with no reserve. Visit store: Booker17/Books Treasures and Add me to your Favorites list. If you have any Questions, regarding Description and/or Condition, please E-mail us "Before bidding". All items are guaranteed authentic and original. We do not sell reproductions or copies. Please Remember this is an Auction and not a Retail sale. PAYMENT IS DUE IN 7 DAYS. If you have no feedback, understand that your bid is a Binding Contract that must be paid as soon as the auction ends. SHIPPING: Buyers to pay US Postal Service charges + INSURANCE IS REQUIRED FOR ALL PURCHASES. We do not charge anything extra, just what the post office charges, any excess payment will be promptly refunded. We can also combine & ship via media mail with insurance. SHIPPING: IN THE USA: PRIORITY MAIL SHIPPING of a 9.0" x 6.0" inch book is $12.35. Insurance is at cost; $2.65 for the first $100 + $1.25 for every $100 there-on + Signature Confirmation cost $ 4.75 cents, all books are shipped in larger boxes with ample protection. New York Residents Add 8.25 percent Sales Tax. NOTE: For Sets, Larger & Heavier books shipping will cost extra. Please email your Zip Code for a quote. International Buyers Please Note: VERY IMPORTANT: Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding/buying. These charges are normally collected by the delivering freight (shipping) company or when you pick the item up do not confuse them for additional shipping charges. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as "gifts" - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. SHIPPING: INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS: INTERNATIONAL BUYERS Please Note: THOSE WHO PAY BY "PAYPAL" HAVE TO FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES AS ISSUED by "PAYPAL": For sellers shipping from the United States Shipping to Value of items Recommended shipping company and service Any destination Any value Any international shipping company that provides door-to-door tracking that is viewable online, such as UPS®, FedEx®, or DHL® In the U.S. Less than $250 USD USPS®: with SIGNATURE Confirmation In the U.S. $250 USD or more USPS: with Signature Confirmation International Only for Less than USD $250 USPS: Priority Mail® with the Customs Declaration form. International For $250 USD or more UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE: EXPRESS MAIL® Only Ship to the buyer's verified address listed on the Paypal page. Ship the item using an approved carrier as listed above. For items less than US$ 250 the cost of airmail shipping of a small 9.0" x 6.0" inch book worldwide is $35.00 to $55.00. Insurance is at cost $2.65 for the first $100 + $1.25 for every $100 there-on. For Items more than $250 or for Sets, Larger and Heavier books Shipping will cost extra. Please email with your Country for quote. All books are shipped in larger boxes with ample protection. Charges INCLUDE Airmail shipping, Insurance & Delivery Confirmation. We do not charge anything extra, just what the post office charges, any excess payment will be promptly refunded once item has been shipped. Estimated delivery dates include seller's handling time, and will depend on shipping service selected and receipt of cleared payment. Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods. INSURANCE IS REQUIRED FOR ALL PURCHASES. GUARANTEE: We are more than happy to offer a full money back refund if the goods you have purchased are not as described. Customer satisfaction is our priority. RETURNS: Though every item is catalogued with the intent of accuracy. Minor flaws, may not always be noted. Please email any &/or all QUESTIONS, regarding description and condition prior to bidding. Please Remember this is an Auction and not a Retail sale. Only Improperly described items can be returned, as received within seven calendar days of receipt. Please email us before returning any item. Bidding on or buying this item constitutes acceptance of all policies, terms and conditions as stated in this listing. We are absolutely committed to customer satisfaction and our feedback and the 12 year eBay history reflects this! See our feedback score, over 5,000 satisfied customers To aid you in your purchasing decision, we provide a number of high resolution-quality scans of every book being offered for your review prior to bidding. Please review scans carefully and ask questions before purchasing. BOOKS & TREASURES IS A LICENSED BUSINESS/BOOKSELLER IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK. If you have any Questions, regarding Description and/or Condition, please E-mail us "Before bidding". Please email any and all questions prior to bidding. If you have no feedback, understand that your bid is a Binding Contract that must be paid as soon as the auction ends. If you have any "DOUBTS" or any "QUESTIONS", please contact us first. "Before bidding". PLEASE E-MAIL *** Any & / or All *** QUESTIONS, regarding Description and Condition, "BEFORE BIDDING", "ALL QUERIES ANSWERED". Good Luck and Happy Bidding ! ! I accept the following forms of payment Cashiers check; Personal checks, etc., etc., etc., et al., accepted Accepted Personal check Accepted Payment Cashiers checks accepted, we also accept Personal checks, etc.. et al accepted. We accept credit cards only through Paypal. 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