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    The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Signed by Tolkien in Beautiful Bayntun-Rivière Bindings

    J. R. R. Tolkien. The Lord of the Rings, including: The Fellowship of the Ring. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1954. First edition. Neatly signed by Tolkien on second free endpaper. Octavo. 423 pages plus map attached to rear flyleaf. [and:] The Two Towers. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1954. First edition. Octavo. 352 pages with folding map at rear. [and:] The Return of the King. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1955. First edition. Octavo. 416 pages with folding map at rear.

    Custom uniform full red morocco with five raised bands by Bayntun-Riviere. Gilt titles and decoration. All edges gilt. Gilt decorated turn-ins with marbled endpapers. A beautifully rebound set housed in a custom slipcase. The set in fine condition.


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    October, 2010
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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