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Seller: soabooks
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Stratford-upon-Avon 07785110512, GB
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Ends Feb 21, 2023 12:32:48 PM
Category: Books, Comics & Magazines:Antiquarian & Collectable
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£25,000.00
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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. Full Provenance will be supplied with this beautiful set to include confirmation from a major London auction house and a leading antiquarian Tolkien book specialist confirming authenticity. A beautiful rare and nostalgic copy from 68 years ago. One for the collection. Also available for sale through ABE. Price reflects eBay charges. 100% feedback. see SOA Books on face book Please 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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