The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien. The Revised (2nd) Edition.
Vol I: The Fellowship of the Ring is a Nineteenth impression.
Vol II: The Two Towers and Vol III: The Return of the King are Seventeenth impressions.
This is an unusual and hard to find Box Set published by Unwin Hyman in 1988.
The box shows some wear and rubbing to the edges, but has done it's job and protected the books for all these years.
All three volumes are in Near Fine condition with a clean bright edges, clean and bright textblock, and in Near Fine dustwrappers, showing no edgewear, rubbing or chips. A bumped corner to the Two Towers, else Fine. None have been price-clipped, and have all tipped in maps in fine condition.
There are basically no faults to these books. No shelfwear to the bottom of the boards, no previous owners names or any writing.
No foxing or offsetting to any of the books. A nice original box set of this classic, in fabulous condition.
They may have been read, but exhibit no spine lean, or damaged edges or spines.
The dj's show beautifully without the usual rubbing and wear to the spine edges and corners.
Modest price for this set of significant and collectable books.
Digital photo's available, inquire if interested.
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