Tuesday , 23rd Aug 2022 10:00 Books and Maps

Lot 26
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JRR TOLKIEN: Signed 1st. edns: The Lord of the Rings 1- The Fellowship of the Ring, Unwin, 1954, 2nd. impr. DW (21s.).DW with tears, tape repairs & stains; small cut to base of the spine. Folding map; 2- The Two Towers, Unwin, 1954, 1st. impr. DW (21s.). DW torn with small loss & lacking the spine; small spot to cover. Folding map; 3- The Return of the King, Unwin, 1955, 1st. impr. SIGNED by the author (The owner’s father was at Oxford the same time as Tolkien, met him and asked him to sign it). DW (21s.). DW with tears, small loss & tape repairs. (3)

Estimate £6,000 - £10,000

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Lot 40

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TOLKIEN, J R R: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy First Edition 1st Impression with Dust Jackets, George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, 1954-55. All three volumes first impressions and with the price unclipped dust jacket (21s.). The three maps are present. Dust jackets a little dust soiled and with tear to the spine of one, otherwise a Fine and unread set. (3)

Estimate £5,000 - £8,000

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