The Lord of the Rings bound in full elephant-hide, featuring the Folio Society Rings design
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|A beautiful, Near Fine, set of the second style of binding issued by the Folio Society in 1990.
Printed in Great Britain, set in Barbou with Libra Display type, bound in full "Elephant-Hide" at the Bath Press in Avon.
This binding features the "Seven (Silver) Rings for the Dwarf-lords", within "Three (Gold) Rings for the Elven-kings", surrounded by "Nine (Red) Rings for Mortal Men", encompassed by the "One Ring" (Gold) "to rule them all".
Wonderful symbology, and beautiful execution to form the gilt design for the front boards of each book.
Topstain in a dark 'blood red' color.
Near Fine with no wear to edges, no bumped corners, no other marks or writing.
May not crackle when you open them, but read very carefully, you can tell. Housed in the original publishers slipcase.
Very nice set, hard to find in this lovely condition.
Digital photo's available, inquire if interested.
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