Fourth impression published 1946. Decorative map endpapers lifted, lined and reused as endpapers. Color frontispiece, mono plates, and text block all in Fine condition. Produced in conformity with the war time standard's, with the distinctive 'War Time Economy Standards' title verso.
This copy has been elegantly rebound in full Black Morocco leather. Features tolkien's orignal 'Dragon' design gilt stamped on the front and rear boards. Has no writing or inscriptions. Pages are clean and bright, no tears or stains. All edges have been trimmed and has a green stain on the top edge, with a black silk ribbon marker sewn in.
The spine of the book features raised bands accented with gilt rules, green leather inserts with Title and Author gilt stamped. Also has green gilt JRRT monogram, as well as gilt stamped publisher and 1946 date.
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