The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien.
This is the first printing by the Folio Society, dated 1977, of J.R.R. tolkien's, The Lord of the Rings.
Features the light grey quarter leather binding, with gilded labyrinth design by Jeff Clements.
"SET IN 11 POINT BARBOU LEADED I POINT WITH LIBRA FOR DISPLAY"
"AND PRINTED BY W & J MACKAY LIMITED ON GUARD BRIDGE SILVER CITY PAPER"
"BOUND BY W & J MACKAY LIMITED IN QUARTER BASIL WITH SCHOLOCO COLORETA CLOTH SIDES"
"BLOCKED WITH A SPECIAL DESIGN BY JEFF CLEMENTS".
A Very Good set of this scarce printing.
Features maps as endpapers in all three books.
No names, inscriptions, or any other writing in any of the books.
A water spot or cleaning mark to the front panel of The Fellowship,
The spine of the Two Towers has the grain rubbed, allowing the darker leather to show thru the Light Grey finish.
A little scuffing to the spine of the Return of the King.
A very nice presentable set of the First Printing by the Folio Society of this classic of fantasy literature.
The set is housed in the original publishers slipcase, showing only the lightest of wear to the edges, a few stray marks to the case.
All are very clean and bright, with no foxing, and with no writing or signatures.
Beautiful looking set of the 1st printing by the Folio Society.
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