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Seller: book-box-london
100.0% positive
London, GB
Ended May 8, 2021 8:47:39 AM
Category: Books, Comics & Magazines:Antiquarian & Collectable
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The Blurb Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power – the means by which he intends to rule Middle-earth. All he lacks in his plans for dominion is the One Ring – the ring that rules them all – which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins.In a sleepy village in the Shire, young Frodo Baggins finds himself faced with an immense task, as the Ring is entrusted to his care. He must leave his home and make a perilous journey across the realms of Middle-earth to the Crack of Doom, deep inside the territories of the Dark Lord. There he must destroy the Ring forever and foil the Dark Lord in his evil purpose.Since it was first published in 1954, The Lord of the Rings has been a book people have treasured. Steeped in unrivalled magic and otherworldliness, its sweeping fantasy has touched the hearts of young and old alike.The Books This is a Rare 1st Printing set of the 2nd UK hardback edition published by George Allen & Unwin in 1966. The first impression of the fully revised text and desirable in this condition. All correct 1st impressions of the 2nd edition, in their original wrappers. This is the correct first state of the wrappers, with the titles blocked out on the flaps of vols 2 & 3. Not always found in the correct jackets, making this set all the more scarce. The books are in Near Fine condition with the unfaded red topstain and boards which are rich and bright.With bright untrained gilt titles.A little bumped/pushed, otherwise sharp and tidy.Vol. 1 has a little more wear and a slight crease to the spine.Protected by removable clear sleeves. The jackets have a little wear and are unclipped at 25s.Some light toning to spines, and a handful of small marks/blemishes.Ever so slight loss at joints and some tiny nicks. Overall a Near Fine set with the Fine maps in the rear.No ownership markings.Fresh and totally unrestored. If you need more information or photos of this lovely set, please get in touch. We have loads of other Fine books available. If you cannot see what you are looking for, please ask, as we have an extensive catalogue that is unlisted. ♻️ We care about the environment and all our packaging is either biodegradable, (even our bubblewrap), recyclable, or recycled. ♻️If you would prefer either type of packaging, please do let us know when you order. Of course, returns are accepted; please see our returns policy. We aim to send items out within one working day. ? If you require a particular postage service, please ask when purchasing. Normal domestic postage for this book would be recorded, sent in secure packaging, and will cost nothing. International Buyers, this is a heavy set, we offer a signed, tracked Air Mail service for £100. Please expect to wait up to four weeks for delivery, although they do aim to deliver within a week. A tracking number will be provided for your convenience. We are proud that customers from the US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Japan and Hong Kong have received books from us in perfect condition. If the cost is less at the Post Office, we will refund the difference. _gsrx_vers_859 (GS 7.0.21 (859))
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