[THE LORD OF THE RINGS] THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING [with] THE TWO TOWERS [with] THE RETURN OF THE KING. Tolkien, ohn, onald, euel.
[THE LORD OF THE RINGS] THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING [with] THE TWO TOWERS [with] THE RETURN OF THE KING.
[THE LORD OF THE RINGS] THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING [with] THE TWO TOWERS [with] THE RETURN OF THE KING.
[THE LORD OF THE RINGS] THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING [with] THE TWO TOWERS [with] THE RETURN OF THE KING.

[THE LORD OF THE RINGS] THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING [with] THE TWO TOWERS [with] THE RETURN OF THE KING.

London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1954-1955. Octavo, three volumes, original red cloth, spine panels stamped in gold, top edges stained red. First editions, first impressions, third state of volume three with signature mark (4) present on page 49. Comprises THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING (1954), THE TWO TOWERS (1954) and THE RETURN OF THE KING (1955). 3000, 3250, and 7000 copies printed respectively. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-40. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1606, 1607, and 1608. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 76. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 16. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 897-915. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 193-96. Hammond and Anderson A5.a.i-iii. FELLOWSHIP: Tanned strip to front and rear free end papers, a nearly fine copy in a very good dust jacket with two small closed tears at front spine fold and upper left corner at spine, both approximately 9 mm, overall dust soiling with some tanning and several tiny stains to spine panel, and a small tear to rear panel, 10 mm x 4 mm, affecting the text of the first blurb for FARMER GILES, TWO TOWERS: Tanned strip to front and rear free end papers, light foxing to fore and bottom page edges, a nearly fine copy in a very good dust jacket with loss, tiny tears and stains (brown) at corner tips, several tiny tears to upper spine panel with small stains (brown) at spine corner folds, mild fade to orange ink lettering of spine panel, RETURN: Tanned strip to front and rear free end papers with slight foxing, a nearly fine copy in a very good dust jacket with a tiny 6 mm closed tear to the upper left front panel, mild age darkening to the spine panel. (25446). Item #25446

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