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The Silmarillion, Custom Fine Binding and Slipcase

#000941 - The Silmarillion, Custom Fine Binding and Slipcase - sold


At the end of the forward it has been signed by Guy Gavriel Kay, where Christopher acknowledges Kay's contribution to the novel.

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The Lord of the Rings, 1st UK Edition, 1st Impression Set, in Custom Fine Bindings, with matching Full Leather Clamshell Case
#000801 - The Lord of the Rings, 1st UK Edition, 1st Impression Set, in Custom Fine Bindings, with matching Full Leather Clamshell Case - sold

No expense spared in creating this finely bound, and highly collectable set of classics.
A beautiful set, which incorporates all the artwork as designed by Tolkien himself.


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#CLP0062 - The Lord of the Rings 2nd impression green Gates of Moria rebound set in matching slipcase - sold

The Lord of the Rings 2nd edition - The Fellowship of the Ring, 7th impression published 1974. The Two Towers, 7th impression published 1974. The Return of the King, 7th impression published 1974.


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The Silmarillion, Custom Fine Binding and Custom Slipcase

#000940 - The Silmarillion, Custom Fine Binding and Custom Slipcase - sold


This copy has been newly rebound in full Dark Blue morocco leather.

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#000903 - The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, 1st US Edition, 1st Printing, 1st State, Custom Leather Binding. - sold


Published in 1938 by Houghton Mifflin, the true 1st American Edition, 1st Impression, 1st State, with Bowing Hobbit on the title page

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#000422 - The Lord of the Rings, 1st US Edition, 1st Printings, - Custom Fine Binding - Gates of Moria - sold
The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien.  
Published by Houghton Mifflin, 1954/55/56  
These are the 1st US Edition, all 1st printings or impressions.

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The lord of the Rings, first one-volume edition from 1968 signed by the author on the title page
#CLP0208 - The lord of the Rings, first one-volume edition from 1968 signed by the author on the title page – sold

1968 1st one-volume UK Edition The Lord of the Rings, signed by J.R.R. Tolkien, beautifully bound set in Full Red Leather with the "Ring & Eye" design stamped to the front. Looks magnificent. A touch of Magic by The Chelsea Bindery!

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#000106 - 11th Imp UK Hobbit - Rebound - sold
An excellent copy of a highly collectable book, for the discriminating collector.
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#000605 - The Hobbit, 1937 2nd impression, rebound with tolkien's Dragon motif - sold
One of only 1877 copies of the original 2300 that survived the bombing of London in November 1940.

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#000553 - The Silmarillion, Custom Fine Binding, Tengwar Title & Author, slipcased - SOLD
First Edition, 1st impression, William Clowes & Sons printers.
This copy has been newly rebound in full Dark Blue morocco leather
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#000502 - Custom Clam Shell Case for 'Songs for the Philologists' - SOLD
A Custom Quarter Leather and Hand Marbled Paper covered Clam Shell Case for 1 of the rare Songs for the Philologists, by J.R.R. Tolkien.
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#000552 - The Silmarillion, Custom Fine Binding with Tengwar Title & Author, slipcased - SOLD
First Edition, 1st impression, William Clowes & Sons printers.
This copy has been newly rebound in full Terra Cotta morocco leather.

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#000421 - The Lord of the Rings, 1st Edition, 1st impression Allen & Unwin - Custom Fine Binding - sold
A beautiful design, executed by one of America's premier binders.  
All are very clean and bright with no foxing to any pages, and with no writing or signatures.   
Fantastic looking set, with a classic design.

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#000586 - The Lord of the Rings, 1st UK Edtion, 1st impression set, with Custom Fine Binding, featuring Tengwar Script - sold
The set is fully rebound in Crimson Morocco Leather, all edges trimmed and gilded, with Gilt stamped design of Tolkiens original line drawing "The Gates of Moria", split between the spines of the three volumes.
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#CLP0063 - 1957 1st UK Edition The Lord of The Rings by JRR Tolkien. Beautifully rebound 7/5/3 set signed edition.- SOLD
The Fellowship of The Ring. Seventh Impression October 1957. Signed by Professor Tolkien to the title page in his flowing style.
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#000315 - 1937 2nd Imp Allen & Unwin Hobbit, Newly Rebound Green Leather & full leather clamshell case. - SOLD
One of only 1877 copies of the original 2300 that survived the bombing of London in November 1940.
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#000089 - 6th imp UK Hobbit - rebound w/full leather case - SOLD
The 6th impression (overall) published in 1954, or 2nd impression of the 2nd Edition (1951) of The Hobbit.
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#000238 - 1st US Hobbit 1st imp 1st State 1938 - SOLD
Newly rebound in full dark green morocco leather, a beautiful copy of an extremely collectable book. This is the 1st Edition, 1st Impression, 1st State, with the Bowing Hobbit on the title page.
#000088 - 3rd UK impression The Hobbit - Rebound with full leather slipcase - SOLD
Third impression The Hobbit, by George Allen & Unwin, published 1942.
#000286 - 1st UK Edition Lord of the Rings - Rebound in Dark Green Leather - Gates of Moria style - SOLD
All first impressions, the rarest Lord of the Rings, fully rebound in Dark Forest Green Morocco Leather, all edges trimmed and gilded.
#000285 - 1st Edition 1st Imp Lord of the Rings Burgundy Rebound Set - SOLD
The Fellowship of the Ring is a 1st impression published 1954. The Two Towers is a 1st impression dated 1954.  The Return of the King is a 1st impression dated 1955, true 1st State without the signature mark '4' or the infamous slipped type.
#000196 - 1968 Allen & Unwin Single Volume edition - rebound in black leather with red labels - SOLD
The scarcest of all the original Allen & Unwin 1st Editions, as well as the Houghton Mifflin issues
#000181 - Signed by JRR Tolkien on the Half Title page - 1968 18th imp UK Hobbit - SOLD
Fourth printing of the 3rd Edition, or 18th printing overall, was published in 1968, signed by J.R.R. Tolkien on the half title page. A Very Good copy of an extremely collectable book.
#000253 - 1st Edition 2nd imp. UK Hobbit 1937 - SOLD
Newly rebound in dark green morocco leather. Second impression published 1937, same year as 1st impression.
1946 4th imp Allen & Unwin The Hobbit - Fine rebound copy
#000195 - 1946 4th imp Allen & Unwin The Hobbit - Fine rebound copy - SOLD
Fourth impression of the Hobbit published in 1946. This copy has been elegantly rebound in full Black Morocco leather.
#000140 - 1st UK LotR's Rebound "Ring & Eye"- Black Leather "Signed"- w/leather slipcase - SOLD
George Allen & Unwin, 1954/54/55 1st UK Edition. This set contains a cut signature of J.R.R. Tolkien, mounted and hinged, in front of the title page.
#000180 - Signed by JRR Tolkien - 1968 1st 1 Volume Paperback & Letter from Allen & Unwin - SOLD
First UK One Volume Paperback Edition, published 1968, signed by J.R.R. Tolkien on the title page.  Also includes a letter on Allen & Unwin letterhead confirming the shipment of the signed copy to the original owner.
#000073 - 1st UK Lotr's 1st imp., rebound Green Ring & Eye - full leather case - SOLD
George Allen & Unwin, 1954/54/55 1st UK Edition The Lord of the Rings.
#000050 - 1st US LotR's - Burgandy Leather - 1st impressions w/full leather case - SOLD
Full-Leather. No Jacket. 8vo - over 7≤" - 9≤" tall. Houghton Mifflin , 1954/1955/1956 1st US Edition, all 1st impressions with date on the Title Pages.
#000231 - Early UK Lord of the Rings 5th/4th/5th rebound - SOLD
The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring, 5th impression published February 1956.  The Two Towers, 4th impression published 1956.  The Return of the King, 5th impression published 1959.
The Tolkien Library Store always has a large amount of rare and collectible Tolkien books up for sale. The books in the Tolkien Library Store always have a high collectible value and are of the finest on the market. Tolkien books available include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed / Numbered / Limited Editions.

Rare Tolkien items are also available, including books and letters signed by Tolkien, proof copies and books from Tolkiens personal library.

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