A fine set of this unusual presentation of tolkien's trilogy.
Not for sale to the general public, limited to members of the Readers Union only.
Published by the Readers Union in 1960 with the permission of George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London.
No offsetting or foxing on the endpapers. A very solid set with clean text block. Shows only some minor spots on very few pages. The spines have faded and show some brown spots, rest very fine.
Housed in the facsimile dust jackets to protect this lovely set and give it back it’s unusual design. These are the set that features the early line drawing by Tolkien of "Sauron's Eye".
The only set to have this particular and very unusual dust jacket.
Scarce in this condition.
Maps in Near Fine condition in the back.
This is a fabulous set and presents beautifully.
Digital photo's available, inquire if interested.
Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions.
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