National Book Auctions
#9052: The Lord of the Rings, George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1973
Bound in crimson cloth with bright gilt embossing on the spine and in the original mylared dust jackets, this classic vintage fantasy trilogy is a revised edition in beautiful condition. Each volume contains the original fold-out maps. This set is the UK second edition, seventh impression, according to the copyright pages. These volumes are in near fine condition, with exquisite dust jackets and clean boards, with only slight rubbing to the extremities. The text blocks are tightly bound, with light age toning to the pages. The books measure approximately 6" x 9".
Estimated Price: USD 75.00 - 200.00
#153: [The History of the Middle Earth Series], Morgoth's Ring, (vol. 10), fourth impression, 1993; The War of the Jewels (vol. 11), first edition, 1994; The Peoples of Middle-Earth (vol. 12), first American edition, Boston & New York, 1996, edited by Christopher Tolkien, original cloth, dust-jackets, light creasing to spine ends, 8vo (3)
Estimated Price: GBP 150.00 - 200.00
#1386: Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings. London, Allen & Unwin, 1965, 3 vols., 14th/ 11th/ 11th impression, 423,(1); 352; 416p., 3 fold. maps, 1 map in text, orig. unif. cl. w. dustwr. Some sm. occas. pencil markings. Dustwr. trifle yellowed and some marginal wear. Good set w. some extra privately made manuscript maps loosely inserted.
Estimated Price: EUR 70.00 - 90.00
#1551: [Folio Society]. Tolkien, J.R.R. The Hobbit or There and Back Again. London, The Folio Society, 1979, 245,(1)p., ills. by E. FRASER, orig. gilt artif. hleather des. by J. CLEMENTS (sm. waterst. spots on cover). Woolf, V. Between the acts. Introd. Q. Bell. Ibid., idem, 1974, 160,(1)p., lithogr. ills. by G. BARLOW, orig. giltlettered clothbacked boards des. by F. CAMPBELL. Tolstoy, (L.N.). Tales. The Raid/ Two Hussars/ Three Deaths a.o. Ibid., idem, 1947, 280p., ills. by E. MACFADYEN, orig. clothbacked boards w. dustwr., large 8vo. - AND 9 others all published by The Folio Society, i.a. by D. Thomas, R. Brooke, J. Clare and K. Mansfield.
Estimated Price: EUR 80.00 - 100.00
#32: TOLKIEN (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol. 1954-1955. George Allen and Unwin. FIRST EDITIONS, FIRST IMPRESSIONS, folding colour map in each volume, publisher's red cloth, dust-jackets, light browning and wear at extremities, small chips at head and foot of spines, tear along upper joint of 'Fellowship', small loss at foot of 'Return', 8vo.
Estimated Price: GBP 2,000.00 - 4,000.00