Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings

J.R.R. Tolkien

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Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1967. Hardback 8vo, 3 volumes in slipcase; revised second edition, third printing. Volume 1: 423pp; volume 2: 352 pp; volume 3: 440 pp. Black cloth; stamped gilt and color foil device depicting ring, runes, and eye of Sauron to front boards (orange foil for volume 1, red for volume 2, purple for volume 3); gilt titles to spines; top edges stained in colors corresponding to front board device; dust jackets in same corresponding colors; foldout map tipped in to recto of rear fep of each volume; black textured-paper-covered cardboard slipcase with title label to front. Condition: Near fine. Slight scuffing to boards and page edges of all three volumes. Dust jacket condition: Very good+. Some sunning to spine panels; two ¼-inch closed tears to head of spine panel of volume 1; ½-inch closed tear to lower left rear panel of volume 3. Slipcase condition: Very good. Moderate scuffing and rubbing. $500

A handsome and well-preserved early hardback edition of Tolkien’s masterpiece.

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