The Lord of the Rings, 2nd US Edition in Original Publishers Slipcase 9th/8th/8th.
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Published by Houghton Mifflin, 1965 Second Editions, 9th/8th/8th impressions
This set includes: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King.
The Fellowship of the Ring is the 8th impression, Houghton Mifflin.
The Two Towers is the 9th impression, Houghton Mifflin.
The Return of the King is the 9th impression, Houghton Mifflin.
Slipcase design by Robert Quackenbush.
A clean and bright set of this classic of fantasy literature still housed in the original publishers slipcase.
The set is in original cloth with the original unpriced dustjackets.
The black cloth boards feature Tolkien's original "Ring & Eye" device stamped in various colors, with matching topstain and dustjacket color on each book. The books are all in Near Fine condition, with their matching Very Good dustjackets with minor edgewear, some scratches and loss of color (white marks as a result of scratches).
No names or writing or foxing.
The dustjackets show some slight fading to the colors on the spine, much less than the norm.
Dustjackets are unpriced.
The topstain on the books is unmarked and clean.
The set is housed in the original publishers slipcase with the label to the front, still in Fine condition, no splits or tears, a few spots of white paint to the back panel. Some rubbing and bumps at the back lower end of the slipcase.
Original maps are attached at the rear, in Fine condition, with no extra folds, or tears to any of the maps.
Digital photo's available, inquire if interested.
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