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Stratford-upon-Avon 07785110512, GB
Ends Oct 21, 2022 11:32:48 AM
Category: Books, Comics & Magazines:Antiquarian & Collectable
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The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien 1954/54/55, 1st printings by George Allen and Unwin UK. Volume 3 signed by JRR Tolkien. A beautiful matching set of 3 volumes. The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King. All 3 volumes 1st printings. All clean pages, no inscriptions and none of the spotting / foxing or offsetting usually seen. All the maps in place at the rear of all 3 volumes. Beautifully re-bound by Temple Bookbinders of Oxford in red leather. Titles to spine compartments, ring and eye device gilt tooling. Protective clam shell case. This set with Tolkien's own design and in Red is just as he envisaged and requested in correspondence. Volume 3, The Return of the King is signed by JRR Tolkien opposite the copyright page, below the Rings poem, as he did on occasion. Provenance available. A beautiful rare and nostalgic copy from 68 years ago. One for the collection 100% feedback. see SOA Books on face bookPlease contact me with any questions. Contact me with delivery, postage and insurance options. I may be able to deliver free within the UK depending on distance. Posting and insurance at cost overseas. Coming soon. A Fine unread set of The Lord of the Rings, 1st printings 1954/54/55 with near fine unrestored wrappers.
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