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380779317278
Seller: meldrew-man (1532)
99.9% positive
South London, GB
Completed
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Ended Nov 24, 2013 9:45:41 PM
Category: Books, Comics & Magazines:Antiquarian & Collectable
Buy-It-Now:
£125.00
Buyer: s***s (30)
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TheLord of the RingsTrilogybyJ.R. Tolkienin3 Vol'sVol. 1 - The Fellowship of the Rings - 13th Impression - 1963Vol. 2 - The Two Towers - 10th Impression - 1963Vol. 3 - The Return of the King - 10th Impression - 1963 The 3 volumes come in their original dust jackets with plastic covers.Unfortunately all the covers have severe water damage.The volumes are all unclipped and come with the maps at the rear which are undamaged. Vol. 1: The dust jacket has red stains from the cover and water marks. There is fraying and some small tears on the edges.The red covers/spine have old water damage with some bubbling under the cloth. The covers have a slight bow to the them.The pastedowns are water damaged/crinkly and the front one is lifting. The end-papers are also crinkly.There is a small brown mark on the title page and opposite. There is an indentation on the pages at the start due to the bubbling under the pastedown. Pages 411-414 there is a crease mark running down the whole pages. The pages otherwise are clean and the book is firmly bound and complete with 423 pages. Vol. 2: This volume have heavier red stains to the dust jacket from the cover and water marks. There is fraying and some tears on the edges.The red covers/spine have old water damage with some bubbling under the cloth on the rear cover and a few mould stains. The covers have a slight bow to the them and a dent to the top front edge.The pastedowns are water damaged and crinkly with brown stains on the front which is lifting. The rear pastedown has a few mould stains and all the end-papers are crinkly.There is some water staining on the top edges to the half title page through to the contents page. There are light brown marks on the gutter of pages 346-351 otherwise the pages are clean and the book is complete with 352 pages Vol. 3: This volume also has heavier red stains to the dust jacket from the cover and water marks. There is fraying and some tears on the edges.The red covers have old water damage and some marks.The pastedowns and end-papers are crinkly.There is a red mark from the top edges on the title page otherwise the pages are clean and the book is complete with 416 pagesPictures to view below.The books were printed in 1963London: George Allen & Unwin LtdThe books are 23cm x 14cmPlease look at the pictures and if you would like any more information please email me. Please understand that I am not an expert on my books, but am only a lover of old history books and collector. I am always upgrading my collection so putting my old copies on Ebay. I have done my best to describe this book based on my current knowledge, but nobody is perfect. I welcome any questions you may have about this book. I know that the pictures do not usually do justice to the books. Payments:If after 1 week of auction close I still have not received payment and have not been notified by email of arrangements, I reserve the right to offer item to second bidder.Will Combine shipping costs
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