Lucius Books - 2nd Edition Lord of the Rings
The latest catalog of additions from Lucius Books included this very nice looking set of second edition, first impressions of The Lord of the Rings.

Tolkien, J. R. R.: THE LORD OF THE RINGS comprising The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King London: George Allen and Unwin. 1966 [7862]

Second edition, first printing. Three volumes. Bound in the publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to spines. Complete with original dustwrappers. A lovely NEAR FINE set, each volume, clean and bright but with a large gift inscription to the front free endpaper. Complete with the original NEAR FINE dustwrappers which are entirely complete with only light rubbing and soiling to the extremities. None of the dustwrappers are price-clipped. A very attractive and uniform set of the first printing of the important second edition. (Hammond A5e). £225