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#000439 - "The Lord of the Rings" Comprised of The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King - SOLD
The books look remarkable, and the maps are attached, and in excellent condition. A beautiful matched set.

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George Allen & Unwin, an early 1960's set of the UK 1st Editions.

The Fellowship of the Ring is a 10th impression published in 1961, matching it's correct and original price clipped dustjacket.

The Two Towers is a 8th impression published in 1961.

The Return of the King is a 7th impression published in 1961.

These last two books are also in their correct and original, price clipped dustjackets.

No offsetting or foxing to the endpapers, text block is very clean and bright.

This set of books is also housed in a custom slipcase to protect and show this beautiful set.

A Very Good Plus set of first editions of this classic of fantasy literature, showing some soiling and rubbing to the exterior of the dustjackets.

No writing in the books, except for a last name written on the front endpaper of the Fellowship.

The spines are lightly tanned, much less than the norm, with very little fading to the lettering on the spines as is almost always seen.

Some rubbing and light soiling to the edges, with some minor chips and loss to the edges of the spine.

The text block is clean and bright, edges are also clean & bright.

The red topstain is clean, with no fading, except on the Fellowship of the Ring.

The exterior cloth is clean, with the gilt untarnished and bright.

The books look remarkable, and the maps are attached, and in excellent condition. A beautiful matched set.

Digital photo's available, inquire if interested.

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