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Category: Books, Comics & Magazines:Antiquarian & Collectable
Buyer: o***r (130)
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Condition: This copy is new as received from the Folio Society, entirely unread and unopened except to take the images shown here. It remains packaged as received, in the Folio Society's very sturdy delivery packaging. Please note however that there are some minor production blemishes which are fully detailed here: there is a faint mark/scratch on the spine of the second volume, just beneath the 's' of 'Towers' (please see fourth image); there are small marks to the rear board of the first volume (please see seventh image).
Folio Society 2022 limited edition of Lord of the Rings in three volumes, the first volume of each set hand-numbered and signed by illustrator Alan Lee. Quarter-bound in leather with cloth sides blocked in silver and inset with illustration labels. Circular limitation tip printed letterpress on Tintoretto paper hand tipped within a gold border. Set in Dante with Testament as display. 1,504 pages in total over three volumes printed on Munken Pure paper. Printed in black and burgundy throughout, with 53 colour illustrations in total. Printed on Veltique paper tipped within printed borders 57 illustrated chapter openers. Endpapers printed with a design by the artist. Also included is a Note on the Text by Douglas A. Anderson, a Note on the Revised Text by Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull, Tolkien's Foreword to the Second Edition and Prologue, as well as Appendices and Indexes. Silver page tops. Burgundy satin ribbon markers. Two maps printed together in black and red and enclosed in a case covered in blocked cloth. Hand-made cloth-covered slipcase blocked in silver and gunmetal with printed illustration inside. Size: 12" × 7¾". Separate print presented in a folder of Pergamenata paper. From the publisher: "Lee's original illustrations have been reproduced to the artist s exacting standards, in a scale and quality never seen before, and have been augmented by several entirely new images, including enchanting endpapers depicting the One Ring long before it came into Frodo's possession, three frontispieces, two revised versions of existing illustrations, a new image titled The Grey Havens and an exclusive giclée print. As well as 53 colour illustrations across three volumes, each printed on gorgeous Veltique paper and hand-tipped within decorative borders, Lee has drawn 57 stunning new chapter openers, each one with details appropriate to the chapter: for The Council of Elrond, the decorative flourishes flow elegantly, reflecting the grandeur and love of nature of the elves; for The Bridge of Khazad-dûm, the patterns have become geometric and angular, a nod to the steadfast character of the dwarves". This copy is as received new direct from the Folio Society, entirely unread and unopened except to take the images shown here. It remains packaged in the Folio Society's very sturdy delivery packaging. Please note however that there are some minor production blemishes which are as follows: there is a faint mark/scratch on the spine of the second volume, just beneath the 's' of 'Towers' (please see fourth image); there are small marks to the rear board of the first volume (please see seventh image). In light of these minor blemishes, the selling price is significantly reduced in comparison to all other copies available on the secondary market. This large and heavy set will be sent in all the original Folio Society protective packaging. UK delivery by UPS (except N. Ireland and the Scottish Highlands and Islands).
Submitted by: Mr. Underhill