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#000562 - The Lord of the Rings, 1977 Folio Society 1st printing in original publisher's slipcase - SOLD
Very likely unread. A very nice set of first editions of this classic of fantasy literature.

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The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien.
This is the first printing by the Folio Society, dated 1977, of J.R.R. Tolkien's, The Lord of the Rings.


Features the light grey quarter leather binding, with gilded labyrinth design by Jeff Clements.
"SET IN 11 POINT BARBOU LEADED I POINT WITH LIBRA FOR DISPLAY"
"AND PRINTED BY W & J MACKAY LIMITED ON GUARD BRIDGE SILVER CITY PAPER"
"BOUND BY W & J MACKAY LIMITED IN QUARTER BASIL WITH SCHOLOCO COLORETA CLOTH SIDES"
"BLOCKED WITH A SPECIAL DESIGN BY JEFF CLEMENTS".

A fine set of this scarce printing. Features maps as endpapers in all three books.
No names, inscriptions, or any marks of any type, in any of the books.

Very likely unread. A very nice set of first editions of this classic of fantasy literature.

The set is housed in the original publishers slipcase, showing only the lightest of wear to the edges, a few strays marks to the case. All are very clean and bright, with no foxing, and with no writing or signatures.

Beautiful looking set of the 1st printing by the Folio Society.

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