London: George Allen and Unwin, 1973. [Epic Fantasy] 3 volumes, octavo (23 x 15cm). The Revised Second Edition, seventh impressions. Publisher's red cloth, gilt titles, top edge red, in grey/green pictorial dustwrappers. No inscriptions or price-clipping. Discreet label mark to each flyleaf, red to the top edge and spine is sunned, one or two small nicks else a particularly fresh set. A fantastical trilogy, "The Lord of the Rings" is one of the greatest books of the twentieth century, containing amazing details of a new mythology, never really surpassed. Basis for the epic film series directed by Peter Jackson, 'The Return'  winning a record 11 Oscars from 11 nominations. Item #50822
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