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The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarilion and History of Middle-earth part I, Part II and III all deluxe editions in perfect condition #JC0001 - The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarilion and History of Middle-earth part I, Part II and III all deluxe editions in perfect condition- SOLD
Matching in size and design the Harper Collins Limited Editions of the Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, and The History of Middle Earth Series.
This set is up for sale as one lot, but can also be bought as seperate volumes. Please inquire for prices if interested to buy the books seperately. For the person who does buy the complete lot, there is an extra gift: a Smeagol statue (see picture).

The Hobbit, by Harper Collins Publishers, the 1st printing of the 1999 Deluxe Limited Edition, Limited to 2500 copies worldwide.
Contains all of the original color plates from the UK 2nd impression and US 1st printings as well as the original line drawings by Tolkien.
Quarter Bound in Black Leather with Gilt title, Author, Publisher and Tolkien Monogram to the spine.

Large Smaug gilt stamped on front boards. Housed in orignal publishers black cloth slipcase with the Smaug design gilt stamped to the exterior, matching the gilt design on the book. All edges gilded. A beautiful example of the Deluxe Limited Edition in perfect unread condition.

The Lord of the Rings, by Harper Collins Publishers, the 3rd impression, 1st printing Deluxe Limited Edition of 2001, limited to 1000 copies.
Printed on India Paper to reduce the size to approx 1" Quarter Bound in Black Leather with Black Cloth and Gilt title, Author, Publisher and Tolkien Monogram to the spine.

Has the large Tolkien Monogram gilt stamped on front boards. Housed in orignal publishers black cloth slipcase with the monogram design gilt stamped to the exterior, matching the gilt design on the book. All edges gilded. A beautiful example of the Limited Deluxe edition in unread condition. Has creases/waves in some pages, but is seen in all sets (printing flaw).

The Silmarillion, by Harper Collins Publishers, the 1st printing of the 2002 Deluxe Limited Edition (ISBN0007136609).
Quarter Bound in Black Leather with Gilt title, Author, Publisher and Tolkien Monogram to the spine. Has the large Silmarillion design gilt stamped on front boards. Housed in orignal publishers slipcase with the same design gilt stamped to the exterior, matching the gilt design on the book. All edges gilded. A beautiful example of the Limited Deluxe edition in unread condition.

The History of Middle Earth. 3 Volumes, by Harper Collins Publishers
Designed to match the previous deluxe editions of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings this set brings together all the volumes of The History of Middle Earth into three volumes. Set in matching black slipcase, this collector's hardback is limited to 1000 copies and has been printed on fine India paper in order to bring the pages of material down to manageable-sized books. Half black leather in orignal publishers slip cases.

History of Middle Earth 1
Harper Collins, London, 2000. Quarter Leather. Book Condition: Near Fine. J.R.R. Tolkien (illustrator). Limited. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Harper Collins Publishers, the 1st printing of 2000, The Deluxe Limited Edition, limited to 1000 copies worldwide. Comprised of the first 5 books of the History of Middle Earth Series, edited by Christopher Tolkien, and printed on India Paper. Quarter Bound in Black Leather with Gilt title, Author, Publisher and Tolkien Monogram to the spine. Matching in size and design the Harper Collings Limited Editions of the Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, and The Hobbit. Has the large Tolkien Monogram to the front boards. Housed in custom cloth slipcase with the Tolkien Monogram on the exterior, matching the gilt design on the book. All edges gilded. A beautiful example of the Limited Deluxe edition in unread condition. Creases/waves in some pages, as issued by the publisher; small semitransparent spot, size 1 mm across, on back of slipcase. Looks like spilled glue from printer's.

History of Middle Earth 2
Harper Collins, London, 2001. Quarter Leather. Book Condition: Near Fine. J.R.R. Tolkien (illustrator). Limited. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Harper Collins Publishers, the 1st printing of 2001, The Deluxe Limited Edition, limited to 1000 copies worldwide. Comprised of the middle 4 books of the History of Middle Earth Series, edited by Christopher Tolkien, and printed on India Paper. Quarter Bound in Black Leather with Gilt title, Author, Publisher and Tolkien Monogram to the spine. Has the large Tolkien Monogram to the front boards. Housed in custom cloth slipcase with the Tolkien Monogram on the exterior, matching the gilt design on the book. All edges gilded. A beautiful example of the Limited Deluxe edition in unread condition. Creases/waves in some pages and a small semitransparent spot, size 1 mm across, on back of book. Looks like spilled glue from printer's. Few small white spots on side/top (where the pages are gilded) - looks like flaw when gilding pages slightly hollow back in the middle.

History of Middle Earth 3
Harper Collins, London, 2001. Quarter Leather. Book Condition: Near Fine. Limited. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Harper Collins Publishers, the 1st printing of 2001, The Deluxe Limited Edition, limited to 1000 copies worldwide. Comprised of the final 3 books of the History of Middle Earth Series, edited by Christopher Tolkien, and printed on India Paper. Quarter Bound in Black Leather with Gilt title, Author, Publisher and Tolkien Monogram to the spine. Has the large Tolkien Monogram to the front boards. Housed in orignal publishers slipcase with the Tolkien Monogram on the exterior, matching the gilt design on the book. All edges gilded. A beautiful example of the Limited Deluxe edition in unread condition.Creases/waves in some pages as issued.

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