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Seller: ssbantiques
100.0% positive
Rockville, Maryland, US
Ends Mar 25, 2023 2:30:09 PM
Category: Books & Magazines:Antiquarian & Collectible
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TYPED LETTER BY J. R. R. TOLKIEN [WITH] THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING [WITH] THE TWO TOWERS Author: Tolkien, J. R. R. Title: TYPED LETTER BY J. R. R. TOLKIEN [WITH] THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING [WITH] THE TWO TOWERS Publication: London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1959 Edition: First UK Edition, Eighth Impression, Sixth Impression Description: First UK Edition, Eighth Impression, Sixth Impression. Hardcover. Octavos, 2 volumes; G-/none; bound in publisher's red cloth, gilt titling to spine; The Fellowship of the Ring with significant wear, including rear hinge splitting, staining to front cover, fraying and chipping to head and tail of spine, corners, lower gutter of half-title torn; The Two Towers with some staining to boards, fraying to head and tail of spine, corners, weakening binding; both volumes with map in rear; Typed Letter by J. R. R. Tolkien tipped onto front pastedown of Fellowship, glued on upper edge with some glue-staining to letter as expected, single horizontal fold;Typed Letter has been pre-printed with the letterhead and "Thank you very much for your kind letter. I am always pleased to hear from people who have read and enjoyed my books. I hope they will continue to give you pleasure. Yours sincerely, J. R. R. Tolkien." There is a later addition as the time the letter was sent with the date "20 May, 1965,' the name "DearMr. [sic] Eder," and the Postscript added by typewriter. The postscript gives thanks for some pictures being received and discusses the American Pirated Editions: "An American firm called Ace Books has issued an edition of the Fellowship of the Ring. You would do me a kind-ness if you would note, and let friends who might be interested know that this is a pirate edition, produced without my knowledge or consent and from which I receive no payment whatsoever. JRRT." consignment; shelved case 8. Seller ID: 1361641 Subject: Dupont Circle, Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Welcome to the eBay store of Second Story Books! We specialize in out-of-print, used and rare books in all subjects, in addition to art, ephemera, collectibles and more. Any questions or comments are welcome.This listing was created by Bibliopolis.
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