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#000318 - Early 1st US Edition of the Lord of the Rings with dustjackets - 7th variant cloth/6th/5th - sold
This set is very scarce, with the variant Slate Blue/Grey Binding on the Fellowship of the Ring.

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Houghton Mifflin , 1957/1957/1959 1st Editions, 7th imp./6th imp./5th impressions.
An exceptional and lovely set of first editions of this classic of fantasy literature.
The set is all original cloth with the correct dustjackets.


The dustjackets are all in Very Good condition.
The Fellowship shows some wrinkling, some damp stains with minor chips or loss to the tips of the spine fold area.
The Two Towers and Return of the King are very clean and bright, with no loss or chips.

This set is very scarce, with the variant Slate Blue/Grey Binding on the Fellowship of the Ring and the Two Towers, the only impressions that have this variant binding from the publisher.

Previous owners name on the first and last books, no other writing noted.
Original maps present in all three volumes.

Digital photo's available, inquire if interested.
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