|#000203 - UK Lord of the Rings 1st imp of the 2nd Edition w/dustjackets - SOLD
The Revised (2nd) Edition. Vol I: The Fellowship of the Ring is a First impression published in 1966. Vol II: The Two Towers and Vol III: The Return of the King are also First impressions, published in 1966.
|The Revised (2nd) Edition.
Vol I: The Fellowship of the Ring is a First impression published in 1966.
Vol II: The Two Towers and Vol III: The Return of the King are also First impressions, published in 1966.
Title of the last two volumes, on the inner flaps, was misprinted by the printers, and is blocked out with the correct title printed above (1st State). The books are not price clipped.
All three volumes are in Very Good Plus condition with a bright top edge stain, clean and bright textblock. A couple of small marks to the boards. The FotR shows some light staining from the red boards on the front endpaper. The front endpaper of all three books, has the (same) previous owners name along with a small Foyles label, hidden by the front dj flap. Original maps are in Fine condition, no extra folds or tears.
One small tape residue mark on the inside of the rear flap of the Return dustjacket, covering a small (1/2") cut. The dustjackets show nicely with a some rubbing at the folds, along with some small loss at the spine tips.
Modest price for this set of significant and collectable books. Custom made open ended slipcase included in the price.
Digital photo's available, inquire if interested.
Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions.
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