November 10, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 255: TOLKIEN, J.R.R. [The Lord of the Rings.] The Fellowship of the Ring * The Two Towers * The Return of the King.(51 views)
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Description: TOLKIEN, J.R.R. [The Lord of the Rings.] The Fellowship of the Ring * The Two Towers * The Return of the King. Together, 3 volumes. Folding map in each volume. 8vo, original blue cloth lettered in gilt, light dust-soiling to top-edges; illustrated dust jackets, spine panels lightly faded on first two titles, unclipped, few soft creases and mild wear; contents clean. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1954-56
Notes: first american editions, the second and third titles review copies with the publisher's slip laid-in. A fine, attractive set.