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Bloomsbury Sale #548

Sale Date - November 24, 2005

1164. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Silmarillion, first edition , original boards, dust-jacket, a fine copy, 8vo, 1977.

est. £60 – £80


1163. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, first edition , illustrations by Pauline Baynes, some full-page, original pictorial boards, upper corners very slightly bumped otherwise a fine copy, dust-jacket, slightly rubbed at corners and extreme edges, otherwise fine, 8vo, 1962.

est. £200 – £300

Sold for £180

1162. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Return of the King, first edition , issue with sagging text and number 4 on p.49, folding map, original cloth, dust-jacket, browned at spine, some spotting, torn with loss to spine ends and part of top edge of upper panel, 8vo, 1955.

est. £250 – £350


1160. Tolkien (J.R.R.) Father Giles of Ham, first edition , colour frontispiece and black & white illustrations by Pauline Baynes, original pictorial boards, dust-jacket, loss to title at head of spine, otherwise a very good copy, 8vo, 1949.

est. £120 – £180


1161. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., first editions ; The Fellowship of the Ring, third impression, small abrasion and closed tear to upper panel of jacket, 1955; The Two Towers, second impression, 1955; The Return of the King, first impression , state with sagging text and ‘4’ on p.49, 1955, maps, no inscriptions or other internal marking, original cloth, dust-jackets, with the exception of minor damage to the jacket of vol.I a fine set , 8vo.

est. £1000 – £1500

Sold for £1000

1159. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again, first edition , second impression, illustrations and 4 colour plates by Tolkien, map endpapers, 2pp. advertisements, original decorative cloth, a little dust-soiled but otherwise a very good copy, 8vo, 1937.

est. £1000 – £1500

Sold for £900

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