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Bloomsbury Sale #432

Sale Date - May 27, 2002

463. 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, all first editions, ink inscription on front endpaper of first and second mentioned, original cloth, slightly rubbed, spine ends creased, dust-jackets, soiled, extremities chipped, tears to spines and edges, 8vo, 1954-55

est. £6000 – £8000

Sold for £5000

464. Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., first edition, folding map at rear of each volume, bookplate on verso of front cover, original cloth, rubbed, slightly stained, spines faded, extremiites slightly frayed, spine ends creased, 8vo, 1954-55.

est. £2500 – £3500

Sold for £2800

465. Tolkien, J.R.R. The Fellowship of the Ring, first edition, fourth impression, ink signature to front free endpaper, very slightly knocked, original cloth, gilt spine, lower corners a little bumped, small smudge mark to lower cover, dust-jacket, slightly rubbed, some very small chips with tape repairs to inside of jacket, spine very slightly darkened, 8vo, 1955.

est. £250 – £350

Unsold

466. Tolkien, J.R.R. The Fellowship of the Ring, first edition, second impression, neat initials on lower edge of front cover, original cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket very slightly tanned, a fine copy, 8vo, 1954.

est. £200 – £300

Sold for £140

467. Tolkien, J.R.R. The Fellowship of the Ring, first edition, second impression, ownership inscription on front endpaper, original cloth, gilt spine, upper corners bruised, dust-jacket, rubbed, spine tanned, head of spine slightly chipped, otherwise a fine copy, 8vo, 1954.

est. £180 – £250

Sold for £300

468. Tolkien, J.R.R. The Two Towers, first edition, second impression, light browning to endpapers, original cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket, slightly rubbed, a few very small chips with tape repairs to inside of jacket, a little very light dust-soiling, 8vo, 1955.

est. £250 – £350

Sold for £180

469. Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., second, revised edition, ownership inscription on front endpapers, original cloth, dust-jackets, extremities very slightly rubbed, a fine set, 8vo, 1966.

est. £150 – £200

Sold for £240

470. Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol. in 1, first one-volume India paper edition, signed by the author, 3 maps, 2 of which folding, illustrations, original decorated cloth, gilt, spine slightly faded, in slip-case, a fine copy, 8vo, 1969.

est. £1500 – £2000

Sold for £1300

471. Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., second revised edition, second and third vol. with ink inscriptions to front free endpapers, original cloth, dust-jackets, slightly rubbed and chipped, 8vo, 1970-71.

est. £200 – £250

Unsold
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