Tolkien LORD OF THE RINGS FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING, THE TWO TOWERS, RETURN OF THE KING 1st Edition 5th Impression Hardcover London George Allen & Unwin, Ltd. 1959 A very nice set. First UK edition set, [seventh impression, fifth impression, fifth impression].Octavo (230 x 150 mm). Original red cloth with gilt titles to spines. The Fellowship of The Ring seventh impression in an eighth impression dust jacket. Foldout map to rear of each volume. Bindings tight, secure and square. The edges and points sharp. Interiors very clean, the maps excellent.
Dust jackets complete, very bright and without tears. An excellent very well-preserved set. Part 1: The Fellowship of the Ring. London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd.
Part 2: The Two Towers. Part 3: The Return of the King. Owner bookplate on each volume's front pastedown. Light rubbing along panel edges. Light stain on Part 1 spine heel.
Light bump on Part 2 spine heel. Light stain, shelf wear on Part 3 rear panel.