407
Tolkien, J.R.R.
THE LORD OF THE RINGS. BOSTON: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY, 1954-56
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)
JUMP TO LOT
407
Tolkien, J.R.R.
THE LORD OF THE RINGS. BOSTON: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY, 1954-56
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)
JUMP TO LOT

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Tolkien, J.R.R.
THE LORD OF THE RINGS. BOSTON: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY, 1954-56
8vo, 3 volumes, first American editions, illustrations, maps including folding maps at end of each volume, original blue cloth lettered in gilt on upper covers and spines, dust-jackets, slightly bumped at extremities, dust-jackets slightly soiled, some loss to dust-jacket for volume one, some minor chips to dust-jacket for volume three, bookplate laid down to volume three
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Hammond A5(b)

Catalogue Note

A relatively rare set, complete with dust-jackets. As noted by Hammond, the print-runs were 1500, 1000 and 5000 copies, respectively, for the individual titles. The description of The Two Towers given by Hammond in J.R.R. Tolkien - A Descriptive Bibliography has been revised in The Tolkien Collector 23 (July 2000).

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