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
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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 ON THE TITLE-PAGE IN EACH VOLUME
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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 ON THE TITLE-PAGE IN EACH VOLUME, publisher's cloth, dust-jackets (price-clipped), 8vo, George Allen & Unwin, [1970]

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  • Tolkien signed these volumes for the vendor whilst both were staying at the Miramar Hotel in Bournemouth. See illustration at page 99.
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