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Bloomsbury Sale #504

Sale Date - November 4, 2004

687. Tolkien (J.R.R.) Farmer Giles of Ham, first edition , colour frontispiece and black & white illustrations by Pauline Baynes, original pale orange cloth lettered in blue on spine and with blue dragon on upper cover, dust-jacket, small tear near lower fore-corner of upper wrapper, 1¾” tear near spine, 8vo, 1949.

est. £200 – £300

Sold for £200

688. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Fellowship of the Ring, 1954; The Two Towers, 1954, first edition , ex-library copies, lacking maps, some marking, perforation stamp on titles, ink-stamp on verso of titles, library bookplates, contemporary library buckram, 8vo, 1954.

est. £150 – £200


689. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Return of the King, first edition, first issue with sloping text to p.49, folding map, some spotting to endpapers, original cloth, dust-jacket, 1” tear at top and bottom edge, a few other small tears and chips, lightly marked, 8vo, 1955.

est. £200 – £250

Sold for £360

690. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., mixed impressions, folding maps, original cloth, dust-jackets, slightly rubbed and marked, 8vo, 1959.

est. £250 – £350


741. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 1 vol. deluxe edition on india paper, one of 1,000 copies, original morocco-backed cloth, g.e., slip-case, 8vo, 1997.

est. £180 – £220

Sold for £160

742. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Hobbit, one of 600 copies signed by the illustrator Alan Lee, illustrations, including full-page colour, original morocco-backed cloth, g.e., 4to, 1997.

est. £200 – £300

Sold for £150

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