Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings, consisting of 3 volumes: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King. George Allen and Unwin Ltd, London, 1954-1955. 1st editions, first states. 8vo. Red cloth binding with gilt lettering on spines. In first state pictorial dust jackets with the exception of Return of the King, which is in a second issue dust jacket with the reviews for the first two books on the rear flap. Red topstain. 3000, 3250, and 7000 copies printed respectively. Issue points: â€œ4â€ on the base of the text block of page 49 on all 3 volumes, with the sagging text in Return of the King on page 49. Maps present in each volume._x000D_
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Provenance From the collection of Daniel (Dan) Breen, lifelong collector of rare, uncommon, and significant Science-Fiction and Fantasy._x000D_
Condition Very good. Dust jackets toned, worn. Topstain of Towers has bled down page edges. Toning on Front free endpaper.