The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (1955-1956)
Book ID: 66752
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King. Three Volumes. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1955-1956. Fifth, Fourth & Second Impressions, respectively. Publisher’s red cloth boards, titles in gilt to spines. Fading to outer edges of all boards, otherwise a fine bright set in excellent original dust jackets. Neat ownership name & date (1956) to two of the free endpapers of two of the volumes. Housed in custom-made slipcase.
First published between 1954 & 1955, The Lord of the Rings is one of the greatest books of the twentieth century.
A great classic of fantasy literature, containing amazing details of a new mythology.