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Ballantine books, 4 book set 1973
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Hello,

I am new to this forum. My mother gave me a 4 book set of J.R.R Tolkien books published in 1973. They are enclosed in a red boxed set labeled Tolkien.

The 4 books are
The hobbit
The fellowship of the ring
The two towers
The return of the king

They are published by Ballantine books.

My question is are the books worth anything, are they collectors items?

Thanks in advance,
Kelly
kpofahl@roadrunner.com

Posted on: 2008/9/28 22:44


Re: Ballantine books, 4 book set 1973
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Hi Kelly,

I think you are talking about the set on this page http://tolkien.skwishmi.com/guide/pbset.html about half-way down:

Ballantine Reprint Edition, 1973-1974

In good contition, it can easily sell in the $20-50 range (really depending on condition.) It certainly is a collectible that US collectors enjoy picking up, but it is not especially scarce.

I hope this helps! Let me know if you have more questions.

Posted on: 2008/9/29 11:22
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