Lot 305
  • 305

Tolkien, J.R.R.

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
Sold
18,750 USD
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Description

  • '[The Lord of The Rings Trilogy]' — 'The Fellowship of the Ring.' — 'The Two Towers.' — 'The Return of the King.' London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1954, 1954, 1955 
3 volumes, 8vo. Folding map after author's design printed in red and black at rear of each volume; gift inscription to front free endpaper of 'The Fellowship of the Ring.' Publisher's red cloth, top-stained red, original white, red, black and gold dust jackets with central images after author's design; some toning or foxing to endpapers and fore-edges, spine panels of jackets toned, minor soiling and foxing to jackets, some dampstaining (to lower margins of jackets and boards of 'The Fellowship of the Ring,' and 'The Return of the King,' to upper margins of jacket and boards of 'The Two Towers'). 'Return of the King' in Hammond's first state without the signature mark 4 at page 49.
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