TOLKIEN (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol.
Lot 216
TOLKIEN (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol.
Sold for £4,063 (US$ 6,829) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
TOLKIEN (J.R.R.)
The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., volumes 2 and 3 first American editions ("The Fellowship of the Ring" undated, "The Two Towers" with date on title and beneath copyright notice on verso, "The Return of the King" with date on title but no copyright notice on verso), inscribed by the author in each volume to Deirdre Levinson, publisher's cloth, rubbed, the second and third volumes dust-jackets (with tears), 8vo, Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1955-1956

Footnotes

  • For letters from Tolkien to Deirdre Levinson, please see lots 391-395 in the manuscript section.
Activities
Lot symbols
Similar items
TOLKIEN (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSIONS, dust-jackets, 1954-1955 TOLKIEN (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., FIRST EDITIONS, 1954-1955 TOLKIEN (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., revised second edition, fifth impressions, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON TITLE-PAGE OF EACH VOLUME, George Allen and Unwin, 1970 TOLKIEN (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., FIRST EDITIONS, FIRST IMPRESSIONS TOLKIEN (J.R.R.) TOLKIEN (J.R.R.) The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King [The Lord of the Rings], 3 vol., SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR IN EACH VOLUME