The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien 1st edition set
The Lord of the Rings by J. Tolkien - 1st edition set. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King by J. The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King all first editions; first edition dust jackets for 1st two books; 2nd state jacket for RotK. These three volumes all with publisher's original red cloth, gilt stamped spine, red stained top edge, and with fold out map. The Return of the King with undamaged text with signature'4' on Page 49 and no gap in'Men' on page 281 in the second state jacket with reviews on rear flap. London: George Allen & Unwin (1954/54/55) 423, 352 and 416 pages. All three volumes in Fine condition with modest toning to end papers, and bookseller pencils; The Two Towers with small , neat inked gift inscription dated Christmas 1954. Maps are bound in to the rear in Fine condition, no tears or extra folds, The Fellowship map is the 1st State map with a red dot off the coast of Umbar. FoTR jacket is price clipped and in Good condition with tape over small tears and for reinforcement to verso, soil spot on back cover, toned spine and some edge wear.
TT jacket is not clipped and in VG condition with toning spine and flap edges and two tiny closed tear. RofK has a clipped jacket and toning to spine and edges.
Now housed in a beautiful burgundy leather clamshell with gilt and blind lettered and decorated spine, lined in marbled paper. Any questions, or need more pics, no problem, just let me know.
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