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The Lord of the Rings, 1960 Readers Union Set, Fine in Fine Dustjackets #000660 - The Lord of the Rings, 1960 Readers Union Set, Fine in Fine Dustjackets - sold
The books are in Fine condition, with no names, writing, and only the lightest offsetting to the endpapers.
Very likely the cleanest, nicest set you will ever find.

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J.R.R. Tolkien. The Lord of the Rings, 1960 Set By Readers Union, with Dustjackets.

London: Readers Union, 1960. First Edition.

A beautiful looking set of this unusual presentation of Tolkien's trilogy. Not for sale to the general public, limited to members of the Readers Union only. Published by the Readers Union in 1960 with the permission of George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London.

The books are in Fine condition, with no names, writing, and only the lightest offsetting to the endpapers.

Housed in the original dustjackets, all are Fine, without any loss, tanning or soiling.
None of the dustjackets are price clipped, showing no edgewear or tanning.
Very likely the cleanest, nicest set you will ever find.

All maps are tipped in at the rear, and in excellent condition. No tears or extra folds, no browning to the folds as is so often seen.

This is the set that features the early line drawing by Tolkien of "Sauron's Eye".
The only set of the 1st Editions to have this particular and very unusual dustjacket.

Scarce in this Fine condition.
Includes a custom slipcase for display and protection of these beautiful books.


Digital photo's available, inquire if interested.

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Very likely the cleanest, nicest set you will ever find Readers Union, 1960. First Edition Housed in the original dustjackets, all are Fine, without any loss, tanning or soiling. Includes a custom slipcase for display and protection of these beautiful books. All maps are tipped in at the rear, and in excellent condition.
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