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Seller: payton14 (3646)
100.0% positive
Lancashire, GB
Completed
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Ended Jul 24, 2020 11:15:49 AM
Category: Books, Comics & Magazines:Antiquarian & Collectable
Best Offer Accepted:
£560.00
£450.00
Buyer: o***a (187)
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Condition: Lord of the Rings.... Three Volume Set in Dust-Jackets Graded VEG/G Part One 7th Imp 1957,Part Two 7th Imp 1960 and Part Three 3rd Imp 1957
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Title: Lord of the Rings Publication: First UK Edition Later Impressions Published By George Allen & Unwin Limited London 1957 and 1960 and 1957............... (See Pictures) Condition Of Books and Dust-Jackets : George Allen & Unwin Limited:1957 and 1960 Three Volumes Comprising - "The Fellowship of the Ring" 7th Impression 1957, "The Two Towers" 3rd Impression 1960 and "The Return of the King" 7th Impression 1957. All books are in clean red cloth,with gilt lettering to spine,and all complete with maps at rear in VG condition with slightly more dulling to spine of 'The Fellowship of the Ring' .The dust-jackets have been generally graded Good/Good + with numerous small nicks and tears to the extremities mostly to spine tips and the corners and with a 1.2'' closed tear along spine of 'The Two Towers' (see pics) there is more dustiness apparent to 'Fellowship of the Ring' and one small brown stain mark to spine of 'The Return of the King' Two of the vols are not price clipped only 'Return of the King' is price clipped.There is only one previous owner's name present to the front endpaper of 'The Two Towers' The books all have firm bindings with no hinge weaknesses,no spine leaning and with text pretty clean throughout each volume.This is a decent set of Tolkien's seminal work and a great collector's item.Top edges of the books are stained in a bright crimson red.There is no foxing or loose leaves as all binding remain firm.Three volumes 7th,7th and 3rd Impressions of the original First Edition set of 1954 and dated 1st part 1957 2nd part 1960 and final part 1957 Postage: (Free Insurance Is Included)Royal Mail 24 £9.50 Sent within the UK Air-Mail: £30 (Europe) 5-10 working days Air-Mail: £30 (Rest of the World) 7 - 14 working days Air-Mail USA Zone 3 £36 Paypal We are happy to send you a paypal invoice on completion of the sale NB: USA is Now World Zone 3 and Air-Mail is now £15.95 Approx 7-14 Days Delivery
Submitted by: Urulókë
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