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The Lord of the Rings, 1968 UK 1st 1 Volume Edition with Pauline Baynes Pictorial Wraps #000789 - The Lord of the Rings, 1968 UK 1st 1 Volume Edition with Pauline Baynes Pictorial Wraps - $300.00

This is the famous 1 volume paperback carried around by college students in the late 60's, during the 'Battle for Middle Earth' controversy.


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The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien.
First Thus UK One Volume Paperback Edition, published in 1968.


A Very Good Plus/Near Fine copy of an extremely collectable book.
Covers by Pauline Baynes, showing 2 of 3 panels of the 'Triptych' artwork originally painted by Pauline Baynes for the slipcase of the 1963 Deluxe Edition.
This is the famous 1 volume paperback carried around by college students in the late 60's, during the 'Battle for Middle Earth' controversy.

No previous owner names or any other writing.
This copy has a thin laminate covering to the exterior, preserving the bright colors in fabulous condition.
The laminate has been unobtrusively lapped over to the inside edges of the front and rear wrappers.
A slight bit of wrinkling to the upper corner of the front cover, with some of the interior pages also show some minor wrinkling.

Digital photo's available, inquire if interested.

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