The Lord of the Rings, 2nd UK Edition, Impressions 10/10/9, Encased in Original Slipcase, Published by George Allen & Unwin, 1978
The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King: A Trio of Later Impressions from the Revered 2nd Edition, Neatly Presented in the Publisher's Original Slipcase.
Embark on a literary journey with this captivating set comprising:
- The Fellowship of the Ring: 2nd UK Edition, Tenth Impression, 1978
- The Two Towers: 2nd UK Edition, Tenth Impression, 1978
- The Return of the King: 2nd UK Edition, Ninth Impression, 1978
Published by George Allen & Unwin, these later impressions are elegantly housed in the original publisher’s slipcase adorned with a photo of Tolkien alongside the iconic Ring and Eye design. Each volume is meticulously maintained, exhibiting a near-fine condition with top edges stained red, and pristine, vibrant text blocks devoid of any previous ownership markings.
The red/maroon cloth boards remain unspotted, unsoiled, and unbumped, preserving the essence of Tolkien’s saga through the years. The intrinsic maps are excellently intact, with no tears or additional folds, beckoning readers into Middle-earth. Dust jackets are exceptionally well-preserved, bearing no rubbing to the panels, and remain unclipped, showcasing varying background colors; a dark green for The Fellowship, purple for The Two Towers, and brown for The Return of the King.
The slipcase, though exhibiting customary shelf-wear, has dutifully guarded the volumes, aiding in maintaining their splendid condition. This set not only promises an enthralling read but also a cherished addition to any Tolkien enthusiast’s collection.
A splendid collectable edition of The Lord of the Rings, awaiting its rightful place in a discerning collector's library.
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