The Lord of the Rings by J. First UK Deluxe Edition Boxed Set - 1964. The Fellowship of the Ring: 13th Impression, 1963. The Two Towers: 10th Impression, 1963.The Return of the King: 10th Impression, 1963. For sale is the First Deluxe Edition of The Lord of the Rings by J. 1,000 boxed sets were produced in 1964 and included only the 1963 printings stated above. The set was not reprinted. The books are bound in the set's original black buckram cloth with gilt titles, author and publisher to the spines. Each volume features bevel-edged boards, gilded page edges and an original silk bookmark sewn in (Fellowships bookmark is loose and the marker for Two Towers is missing). The original slipcase (not present) featured the Pauline Baynes color Triptych artwork which was specially commissioned for this deluxe edition. Taking its place is a custom made reproduction of the slipcase with recessed panels of laminated facsimile illustrations from Baynes Triptych surrounded by black cloth. The interior is fully lined.
Made to fit the included books. Beautifully crafted by David Miller of'The Tolkien Bookshelf'. With only 1,000 sets produced, this is the scarcest of all the original Allen & Unwin First Editions, as well as the Houghton Mifflin issues.For more collectible Tolkien books please see my other listings at. See pictures and description for condition and please feel free to ask questions and/or request more pictures. All items come from a pet and smoke free environment. Discounts offered to repeat customers; message me about any item you are interested in. Tolkien The Lord of the Rings Baynes UK First Edition Deluxe 1964" is in sale since Monday, November 25, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "tolkienbooks" and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.