1966 Second edition, first printing - The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King.
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(Description)Author: J.R.R. Tolkien.
Title: The Lord of the Rings. (The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King).
Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1966. Second edition, first printing, revised and corrected by Tolkien from the first edition. (Complete set of 3 volumes).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 9 " X 6 ".
Pages: 423, 352, 440 pages.
Binding: Attractive and near fine original red full-cloth binding (hinges fine - as shown) in very good dust jacket (price unclipped, lightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean- as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the nice full-page map at the beginning of volume I and the large rear folding map in each volume printed in red and black.
Estimate: (USD 1000 - USD 1500)
The books: A stunning second edition set of "The Lord of the Rings," one of the most influential and beloved works of fantasy literature of the 20th century. This edition is notable for being revised and corrected by Tolkien himself after the first edition, showcasing his continual dedication and attachment to the world he created. Presented in three volumes: "The Fellowship of the Ring," "The Two Towers," and "The Return of the King," this set captures the epic tale of Frodo Baggins, his fellowship, and their quest to destroy the One Ring.
The author: John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) was an English writer, philologist, and academic. He is best known for his high fantasy works "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings." Tolkien's profound and intricate Middle-earth has become the standard for epic fantasy worlds, and his storytelling has inspired countless writers, filmmakers, and fans around the world. His influence on the fantasy genre and pop culture is immeasurable.
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1966 Second edition, first printing - The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King. Price List