The Silmarillion
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Tolkien Collector's Guide

Bloomsbury Sale #717

Auction Date: 13th May 2010

332. Tolkien (J.R.R.).- Knight (Dame Laura) Oil Paint and Grease Paint. Second Volume, reprint, original wrappers, , signed by J.R.R. Tolkien on upper cover, 8vo, Penguin, 1941.
est. £200 – £300
Unsold - was identified as fake and pulled from the auction early.

333. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., first editions, first impressions, vol.III first state, maps, bookseller’s small sticker to foot of front pastedowns, Tolkien Society bookmark, original cloth, dust-jackets, chipped at corners with a few other small chips and tears to edges, spines slightly browned, rubbed at fore-edges, closed tear descending into upper panel of vol.I and lower fore-corner of vol.III, housed in later board slip-case, 8vo, 1954-55.
est. £4000 – £6000
Sold for £4000

334. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., first editions, second impressions, folding maps, original cloth, dust-jackets, all with some light scratches to spine, vol.I & III uniformly browned, vol.I with small tears to upper fore-corners and spine ends with slight loss, vol.II lightly browned at spine with small closed tear, but otherwise very good, vol.III worn at spine ends and corners with slight loss, spine with splits and repairs to reverse, 8vo, 1954-55.
est. £600 – £800
Unsold

335. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., first editions, vol.I fifth impression, vol.II second impression (in third impression jacket), vol.III seventh impression, folding maps, original cloth, dust-jackets, vol.I & II browned at spine with slight staining, vol.II frayed at spine ends with loss, 8vo, 1956-55-61.
est. £180 – £220
Unsold

336. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Fellowship of the Ring, jacket slightly rubbed, 1966; The Return of the King, jacket worn at corners and spine edges, 1966, second editions, maps, original cloth, dust-jackets, 8vo (2)
est. £75 – £100
Unsold

337. Tolkien (J.R.R.) Smith of Wootton Major, first edition, illustrations by Pauline Baynes, original pictorial boards, rubbed at edges, 1967; and 2 others, Tolkien, comprising a reissue of the same and 5th impression Farmer Giles of Ham in jacket, 16mo (3)
est. £80 – £120
Unsold

338. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 1 vol. deluxe edition on india paper, 5th impression, original black buckram deocrated in gilt, silver & green, an excellent copy, preserved in publisher’s box with printed title label, 8vo, 1976.
est. £180 – £220
Sold for £150

339. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, first 1 vol. deluxe edition on india paper, original black buckram deocrated in gilt, silver & green, a fine copy, 8vo, 1969.
est. £180 – £220
Sold for £220

340. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Book of Lost Tales. Part I, jacket unpriced as issued, slightly rubbed at corner tips, some light indenting, otherwise near fine, 1983; The Lost Road…, jacket clipped but with publisher’s sticker, spine slightly sunned, 1987, first editions, frontispieces, illustrations, original boards; with a copy of Unfinished Tales and Tolkien’s Letters, first editions, 8vo (4)
est. £150 – £200
Unsold

341. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lays of Beleriand, first edition, colour frontispiece, original boards, dust-jacket, a fine copy, 8vo, 1985.
est. £100 – £150
Unsold

342. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Treason of Isengard, first edition, frontispiece, small stain to extreme fore-edge of a few ff., original boards, dust-jacket, a fine copy, 8vo, 1989.
est. £75 – £100
Unsold

343. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The War of the Ring, first edition, colour frontispiece, original boards, dust-jacket, an excellent copy, 8vo, 1990.
est. £200 – £300
Sold for £200

344. Tolkien (J.R.R.) Sauron Defeated, first edition, colour frontispieces, illustrations, original boards, dust-jacket, a fine copy, 8vo, 1992.
est. £100 – £150
Unsold

345. Tolkien (J.R.R.) Narn i Chîn Húrin. The Tale of the Children of Hurin, deluxe, first edition, with original pencil portrait by Alan Lee on front free endpaper, signed by the artist in ink, folding map, colour plates by Alan Lee, original imitation morocco-backed boards, slip-case, a fine copy, 8vo, 2007. The pencil portrait by Lee is probably a rendering of Turin himself.
est. £300 – £400
Unsold

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