The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. First Edition Deluxe Issue (1963)
Book ID: 65508
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King. Three Volumes. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1963. First Edition Deluxe Issue. The Fellowship of the Ring (13th Impression); The Two Towers (10th Impression) and The Return of the King (also 10th impression). Publisher’s smooth buckram bevel edged boards with gilt titles, author and publisher to the spines of each volume; all edges in gilt, and the original silk bookmark sewn in, folding maps to rear. Issued without dust jackets. A Light shelf-wear to boards, contents in fine bright condition. Housed in custom-made slipcase.
First Deluxe Edition of the three volumes of the ‘Lord of the Rings.’ According to publishers records, 1000 or less sets printed.
It was issued in a Pauline Baynes illustrated slipcase (lacking here).