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Bloomsbury Sale #529

Sale Date - June 15, 2005
969. Tolkien (J.R.R.) Farmer Giles of Ham, first edition , signed presentation copy from the author with inscription in gaeilge on verso of front free endpaper, and line illustrations by Pauline Baynes, original orange cloth with blue picture and lettering, dust-jacket, price-clipped, small closed tear at foot of upper wrapper, lower panel a little marked with a small closed tear near foot of spine, but overall a very good copy, 8vo, 1949. est. £3000 – £4000 Sold for £3000
970. 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, slight spotting and marking, spine browned, torn at top edge near and at head of spine with loss, torn at foot of spine, 8vo, 1955. est. £300 – £400 Sold for £300
971. 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, slight spotting and marking, spine browned, torn at spine ends with slight loss, 8vo, 1955. est. £500 – £600 Unsold
972. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., 10th, 7th & 5th impressions respectively, folding maps, owner’s small name on front free endpapers, original cloth, fine copies, dust-jackets, some light surface marking, little fraying and a few tears to 1st & 3rd vol., 8vo, 1961-60-59. est. £180 – £220 Sold for £200
973. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., first deluxe edition , folding maps, original black buckram, spines gilt, t.e.g., a little minor marking but overall a very good set, 8vo, 1963. est. £750 – £1000 Unsold
974. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., second edition, third & second impressions, each with cut signature of the author taped onto title, one signature slightly marked, original wrappers, 8vo, 1975-74. est. £400 – £600 Sold for £220
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