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The Lord of the Rings, 1979 2nd Folio Society Printing, Near Fine Condition

#001101 - The Lord of the Rings, 1979 2nd Folio Society Printing, Near Fine Condition - sold


A very beautiful set of the First Printing by the Folio Society of this classic of fantasy literature.

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This is the Second Printing by the Folio Society, dated 1979, of J.R.R. Tolkien's, The Lord of the Rings.
Features the light grey quarter leather binding, with gilded labyrinth design by Jeff Clements.


"SET IN 11 POINT BARBOU LEADED I POINT WITH LIBRA FOR DISPLAY"
"AND PRINTED BY W & J MACKAY LIMITED ON GUARD BRIDGE SILVER CITY PAPER"
"BOUND BY W & J MACKAY LIMITED IN QUARTER BASIL WITH SCHOLOCO COLORETA CLOTH SIDES"
"BLOCKED WITH A SPECIAL DESIGN BY JEFF CLEMENTS".

A Near Fine set of this scarce printing.
Features maps as endpapers in all three books.

No names, inscriptions, or any other writing in any of the books. A minor rub to the middle of the spine of the Return of the King, otherwise Fine.
A very beautiful set of the First Printing by the Folio Society of this classic of fantasy literature.
The set is housed in the original publishers slipcase, showing a bit of wear to the edges, no bumped corners to the case.
All are very clean and bright, with no foxing, and with no writing or signatures.

Beautiful looking set of the 1st style of binding by the Folio Society.

Digital photo's available, inquire if interested.

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