Back to Auctions Home
Seller: gallery18pei (1289)
Kensington, Prince Edward Island, CA
Ended Feb 7, 2014 11:56:14 AM
Category: Books:Antiquarian & Collectible
Viewed 47 times
Gallery 18 Ltd.... is offering a British 1st edition (15th printing) in dust jacket of The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien. The book was published by George Allen & Unwin, London, 1966. This is a hardcover bound in red cloth. The illustrated dust jacket is not price-clipped. The dj is now protected in a mylar sleeve. The book is a large octavo, measuring 9" tall, by 6" wide, by 1 1/4" thick (22.9 x 15.2 x 3.2 cm). It's 423 pages, and includes the tipped in folding map. Top page edges dyed red. The dj shows edge wear, and transfer discoloration. The cover shows edge wear along the bottom. The interior pages show transfer discoloration and spotting. Previous owner's signature in pencil on front free endpaper. Previous owner's signature in ink on back free endpaper. Binding somewhat shaken. Overall, we rate the condition as fair. Buyer pays shipping and handling. Gallery 18 is required to collect 5% GST on all book sales within Canada. Please contact Gallery 18 with any questions before bidding.
Submitted by: Urulöké (via eBay)