The Lord of the Rings by J. Tolkien 1st Full Leather Slipcased 1954. Book Condition: Fine - A few minor flaws: FELLOWSHIP (Volume 1) has an all but invisible tiny scuff on the spine above the second raised band from bottom, and a few spots of very minor light foxing to prelims; TWO TOWERS (Volume 2) also has a few spots of foxing to the prelims. This is a beautiful finely bound set in a sharp firm slipcase. Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd.
The fantasy trilogy sequel the The Hobbit. THE LORD OF THE RINGS: The Fellowship of the Rings, "First published in 1954" stated ; The Two Towers, "First published in 1954" stated; and The Return of the King, "First published in 1955" stated. All three volumes rebound in magnificent full red Morocco (goatskin leather) binding, with lettering on spine in gilt, five raised bands to spine, all edges trimmed and gilded, inside dentelles in gilt, marbled endpapers, with the original cloth spine of books laid down at rear. Fold-out map at rear of each volume as issued.
Details: Volume 3: Hammond's revised variant three, with faulty wobbly type and signature mark "4" present at bottom of page number 49. Also with Hammond's variant two, with closed gap "Men" on page number 281.
Hammond notes that all variants and priorities assigned to them are of manufacture only. They would have been published simultaneously. The three volume set is housed in a handsome red cloth slipcase.
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