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The Fellowship of the Ring: Being the First Part of the Lord of the Rings [First Edition Third Impression]
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Hardcover. Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. First Edition, 3rd impression. 423 pages.
First published in July 1954, This Third impression in January 1955.

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The Fellowship of the Ring: Being the First Part of the Lord of the Rings [First Edition Third Impression], published by George Allen & Unwin.


Hardcover. Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. First Edition, 3rd impression. 423 pages.
First published in July 1954, This is the third impression from January 1955.


The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien, 1955 third impression.

Hardcover. Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. First Edition, 3rd impression. 423 pages.
First published in July 1954, This Third impression in January 1955.

Book red boards, gilt lettering to spine, stains to front and mostly on the back, reading wear.
Top page edges dyed red by publisher.
Foxing and tanning to endpapers and page edges. Text block also stained on several places. Fold-out map at the back looks unopened.

Beige dust jacket with black lettering over red cloth. Unclipped dust jacket, priced 21s net.
Missing the bottom part of the spine. Some rubbing at the edges, else a good looking jacket.

Visible tanning to spine and board edges, with scuffing, dotted staining and marking across the boards. Book has a forward lean.
Distinct tanning to spine and edges, with small brown stains, scuffs, foxing and soiling all over.


Interesting for a collector who desires a first edition copy that is affordable.
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