Forum Auctions Modern Literature, Thursday 8th June 2023 12:00pm BST

Lot 304 Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., first edition, first impression, 1954.


Tolkien (J.R.R.)The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., first editions, first impressions, state with signature mark '4' and sagging text block to p.49 of The Return of the King, folding maps at end of each vol., light offsetting from cellophane wrapping to endpapers, otherwise internally clean, modern red cloth in the style of original, a very sharp set, 8vo, 1954-55.

Appears to be a Library binding.

Estimate GBP 2000 - 3000
Sold for GBP 3800 ... =lot_detail&lot_id=110160

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