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Bloomsbury Sale #516

Sale Date - February 24, 2005
431. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., first editions , first issue of The Return of the King with sloping text on p.49 , folding maps, original cloth, dust-jackets, small tear to jacket of The Return of the King near spine, otherwise a fine set , 8vo, 1954-55. est. £10000 – £15000 Sold for £12800
432. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Hobbit, third edition, sixth impression, signed by the author on half-title, colour plates by Tolkien, original boards, dust-jacket, 8vo, 1971. est. £1000 – £1500 Sold for £1700
433. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., second edition, sixth impressions, each volume signed on the title by the author , folding maps, original cloth, dust-jackets, jacket of The Fellowship of the Ring worn at edges, 8vo, 1971. est. £1000 – £1500 Sold for £1900
434. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Hobbit, first deluxe edition , colour plates by the author, original black buckram with design in gold, silver and red, 8vo, 1976. est. £80 – £120 Sold for £55
435. Tolkien (J.R.R.) Pictures by..., first edition , portrait frontispiece, illustrations throughout, original cloth, slip-case, 4to, 1979. est. £60 – £80 Sold for £60
436. Tolkien (J.R.R.) Poems and Stories, first collected edition , illustrations by Pauline Baynes, original black buckram with green & gold tree & leaf design, 8vo, 1980. est. £50 – £75 Sold for £80
437. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, combined edition, on india paper, folding maps, original buckram with gold, silver & green design, 8vo, 1982. est. £75 – £100 Unsold
438. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Hobbit, 50th anniversary edition , one of 500 copies, with new foreword by Christopher Tolkien, colour plates by the author, original green rexine, t.e.g., slip-case, 8vo, 1987. est. £100 – £150 Sold for £70
439. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, number 9 of 250 copies signed by the illustrator, colour plates by Alan Lee, contemporary rexine-backed cloth, silver edges, slip-case, large 8vo, 1991. est. £180 – £220 Sold for £190
440. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, combined edition, one of 1000 copies, on india paper, maps, original rexine-backed cloth, g.e., slip-case, 8vo, 1997. est. £150 – £200 Sold for £150
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