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    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.


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