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The Lord of the Rings, 1st US Edition, Fine in Fine Original Dustjackets with custom slipcase

#001045 - The Lord of the Rings, 1st US Edition, Fine in Fine Original Dustjackets with custom slipcase - sold


A matched set consisting of the 12th impression of 1962 for The Fellowship of the Ring, the 9th impression of 1962 for The Two Towers, and the 9th impression of 1962 for The Return of the King.

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The Lord of the Rings, Comprised of the Fellowship of the Ring, the Two Towers, and the Return of the King, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
A matched set consisting of the 12th impression of 1962 for The Fellowship of the Ring, the 9th impression of 1962 for The Two Towers, and the 9th impression of 1962 for The Return of the King.

These books and dustjackets are all in Fine condition. No foxing or offsetting to the text block or endpapers. No previous owner's names or writing in any of the books.
None of the dustjackets are price clipped. All maps are tipped in, and in Fine condition as well. One small closed tear to the back panel of the Two Towers, no other tears or chipping noted. Virtually no wear to the edges of the dustjackets or rubbing noted.

A stunningly beautiful, tight, bright set, with no fading or tanning of the spines. Light Yellow topstain still clean, bright and unfaded on each of the three books.
One stray tiny ink pen mark on The Fellowship topstain, approx 1/4 inch long.

Not many in this immaculate condition.
A custom slipcase, covered with hand marbled paper, to show and protect this valuable set.

Digital photo's available, inquire if interested.

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