TOLKIEN (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., FIRST EDITIONS, 1954-55
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TOLKIEN (J.R.R.)
The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., FIRST EDITIONS, 1954-55
Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,781) inc. premium
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TOLKIEN (J.R.R.)
The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., FIRST EDITIONS, first issues, folding map printed in colour at end of each volume, slight toning on free endpapers, ownership inscription in first volume, publisher's red cloth, slightly rubbed, faint stains on cover of third volume and backstrip of second, 8vo, George Allen and Unwin, 1954-1955

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  • Please note, 'The Return of the King' is the first edition variant, with signature mark '4' and slipped text on p. 49.
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