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The Lord of the Rings, 2nd UK Edition in Custom Slipcase

#001017 - The Lord of the Rings, 2nd UK Edition in Custom Slipcase - sold


Custom made open ended slipcase included in the price.

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The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien, published by Allen & Unwin. The Revised (2nd) Edition.
Vol I: The Fellowship of the Ring is an 8th impression published in 1974.
Vol II: The Two Towers is an 8th impression published in 1974.
Vol III: The Return of the King is a 7th impression, published in 1973.

All three volumes are in Very Good Plus condition with the top edge stained red, clean and bright textblock, with no previous owners names or writing. The original red cloth boards show some minor spotting and a couple of bumped corners. No foxing or offsetting to the endpapers. Original maps are in still in place, in excellent condition, no tears or extra folds.
The dj's show beautifully without any chips or loss. The Fellowship and the Two Towers are price clipped. The is the later impressions of the 2nd Edition that appear with a differently colored background to the dustjackets. The Fellowship is a dark green color, the Two Towers is a purple color, and The Return a brown color.

An opportunity for this significant and collectable set of books.
Custom made open ended slipcase included in the price.


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