Swann Auction Galleries June 15,2023

Sale 2641 - Lot 185

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TOLKIEN, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings. The Fellowship of the Ring * The Two Towers * The Return of the King. Together, 3 volumes. Folding map in each volume. 8vo, bound in full red calf by The Chelsea Bindery, front covers with central gilt device within single gilt rules, spines tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, all edges gilt; gilt turn ins; morocco edged slipcase. First American editions. Fine in handsome binding. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1954-56

Estimate: USD 9,000 - 12,000
Sold for USD 11,718 including fees

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