Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger. Her e we offer the complete first edition Lord of the Rings trilogy, stated "Seventh Impression", by J. Tolkien, and published by George Allen & Unwin, Ltd. The trilogy includes The Fellowship of the Ring ; The Two Towers ; and The Return of the King. Red cloth boards are remarkably well-preserved (please see pics).Endpapers are each intact with a bookplate on the Towers flyleaf, and bookplates applied opposite the title page of Fellowship and Return (please see pics). R ear maps are in good condition with a small edge tear where the map attaches to Towers. Fyi: Fellowship and Towers offered the same map. Bindings are very tight and square; text and illustrations are very clean, bright and crisp. The dust jackets come wrapped in ph-neutral mylar sleeves, ready to slip into your collection. 423, 351, and 416 pages, respectively.
The books measure approximately 9 x 6-inches. This classic trilogy of firsts will make a wonderful centerpiece to your collection or a very special and thoughtful gift.
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