Description

    The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Beautifully Bound in Leather

    J. R. R. Tolkien. The Lord of the Rings, including: The Fellowship of the Ring. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1954. First edition, first impression. Octavo. 423 pages plus map attached to rear flyleaf. [and:] The Two Towers. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1954. First edition, first impression. Octavo. 352 pages plus map attached to rear flyleaf. [and:] The Return of the King. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1955. First edition, first impression, with signature mark "4" at the bottom margin of page 49 and with the text sagging in the middle. Octavo. 423 pages plus map attached to rear flyleaf.

    Uniformly bound in custom full morocco. Boards have gilt borders with cornerpieces representing leaves, spines with five raised bands, and decorated compartments. Marbled endpapers with portions of the original bindings bound into the rear of each volume. A beautiful set housed in a custom slipcase. Fine condition.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2011
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 608

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 2 days left to consign to the 2017 December 5 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - New York !

    Learn about consigning with us

    I really appreciate the personal service that you and HA give me.  Makes me a repeat buyer! 
    Ann Reiley Jones,
    Clinton, LA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 September 14 Rare Books Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 September 14 Rare Books Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,880,126