The Lord of the Rings, special edition with fifty paintings specially commissioned by Alan Lee, to celebrate the birth of J.R.R. Tolkien on January 3, 1892
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The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien, published by Houghton Mifflin.
The special edition contains fifty paintings specially commissioned by Alan Lee, to celebrate the birth of J.R.R. Tolkien on January 3, 1892.
Published in 1991, this is the 1st printing of this edition, with no numberline and no additional printings listed.
The Centenary 1 Volume Edition is made with high quality paper and has a ribbon marker bound in.
The brown cloth boards feature the JRRT Monogram to the front boards.
You can follow how the movies were first visualized by Lee, and carried thru by Peter Jackson, with Lee's assistance throughout the movie's production.
Both book and dustjacket are in Near Fine condition.
Signed to the title page by Alan Lee. Provided with a custom slipcase featuring the Centenary Logo and the Ring & Eye design from the original dustjackets. Case has a fully felt lined interior, covered with black gilt stamped faux leather.
Digital photo's available, inquire if interested.
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