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Bloomsbury Sale #424

Sale Date - February 5, 2002

125. Tolkien, J.R.R. The Hobbit, signed by the author on half-title, colour plates and text illustrations by the author, original boards, spine slightly faded, dust-jacket, 8vo, 1968.

est. £3000 – £3500

Sold for £2600

126. Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., comprising The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King, first editions, folding map at end of each vol., original cloth, dust-jackets slightly sunned to spines and with a couple of short tears or nicks, 8vo, 1954-55.

A very good set of Tolkien's classic work, which has recently achieved even greater popularity as one of the most successful films ever produced.

est. £15000 – £20000

Sold for £12000

127. Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., first editions of The Fellowship of the Ring and The Return of the King, second impression of The Two Towers, folding map at end of each vol., ownership inscription on front free endpapers, original cloth, spines faded, 2 covers stained, knocked, 8vo, 1954-55.

est. £1500 – £2000

Sold for £1700

128. Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol. in 1, first one-volume paperback edition, signed by the author on title, original pictorial wrappers, laminated, 8vo, 1968.

est. £1500 – £2000

Sold for £1800

129. Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol. in 1 as issued, first one vol. India Paper edition, title, illustrations and 3 maps (2 folding) printed in red & black, 1f. becoming detached, leaf supporting first folding map torn, another f. torn at fore-edge, original black buckram with gilt, silver and green design on upper cover, slip-case, slightly rubbed, 8vo, 1969.

est. £400 – £500

Unsold

130. Tolkien, J.R.R. The Return of the King [Lord of the Rings vol.III], first edition, folding map at end, original cloth, very slight bowing, 8vo, 1955.

est. £300 – £400

Sold for £300
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