|#000667 - Comprehesive Set of Allen & Unwin Deluxe Editions - sold
The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and Poems and Stories - Allen & Unwin De Luxe Editions in Tray Case's.
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|The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and Poems and Stories - Allen & Unwin De Luxe Editions in Tray Case's.
A beautiful set of the Allen & Unwin De Luxe Editions.
The Lord of the Rings is the 6th impression, published in 1978, of the 1 volume De Luxe hardback edition of 1969, printed on India Paper (making the entire trilogy only 1" thick), housed in original publishers box with label.
The Hobbit is the 2nd impression, published in 1979, of the 1st De Luxe Edition of 1976, with the Tolkien line drawings colorized by H. E. Riddett, also housed in original publishers box.
Poems and Stories is the 1st Impression, published in 1980, also housed in publishers box with label. All three of these De Luxe Editions are bound in black buckram cloth, with elaborate gilt artwork on the front boards.
Gilt compartments with Title, Author, and publisher on the spines.
An exceptional set for the collector.
No names, writing or faults noted in any of the books.
Maps are present in the first two books, Poems and Stories was not issued with one.
The publishers boxes show a little wear to the edges and corners, but have protected the books very well.
Overall Very Good Plus to Near Fine copies of these wonderful books.
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