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Toovey's Auction - May 15 2018 - marginal

Toovey's Auction - May 15 2018 - marginal

May 9

The damp staining makes this of very marginal interest to those here, I am guessing.

https://www.tooveys.com/lots/350062/to ... ings-london-george-allen/

LOT 3283
TOLKIEN, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1967. 3 vols., second edition, second impression, 8vo (222 x 137mm.) 3 folding maps. (Mild toning to margins.) Original red cloth (slight damp-staining to upper cover of 'The Two Towers' and less so to the spine of 'The Return of the King', bumped to extremities), dust-jackets (damp-staining to backstrips).

Estimate: £50 – £80 ( Plus Buyer’s Premium )

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May 9
Yes, you are right. They are not worth that price in that condition IMHO.
Jun 16
Hammer price: £36 + 29.4% buyer's premium (total £47)
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