Second printing of the first Folio Society and first illustrated edition of The Lord of the Rings. With full page illustrations and head pieces done by Ingahild Grathmer, otherwise known as Queen Magrethe II of Denmark, and redrawn by Eric Fraser. Tolkien was opposed to an illustrated edition but as an admirer of the Queen's work, his executors allowed this edition to be produced. Bound in quarter grey leather with gilt decorated cloth. Maps of Middle Earth to end-papers.
Various marks and wear to leather but gilt bright. The item "Folio Society Lord of the Rings Tolkien 1979 Leather binding" is in sale since Sunday, August 30, 2020. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "ajscruffles" and is located in Epping.This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, El salvador, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam.