Forum Auctions is having another sale titled "Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper" on Thursday 16th July 2020 at 1:00pm BST.

Lot 194 - Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., 1954-55.

Comprising The Fellowship of the Ring, second impression, neat ink ownership inscription, 1954; The Two Towers, second impression, 1954; The Return of the King, first edition, first impression, state with signature mark '4' and sagging text to p.49, 1955, folding maps, foxing or browning to endpapers, original cloth, dust-jackets, light browning to spines, some chipping and fraying to spine ends and corners, light creasing to head and foot, extremities rubbed, 8vo.

Estimate: £500 - 700 (not including 25% buyer's premium)