The Lord of the Rings. The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; [and] The Return of the King. J. R. R. TOLKIEN.

The Lord of the Rings. The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; [and] The Return of the King.

London: George Allen and Unwin, 1954, 1954, 1955. [Epic Fantasy] FIRST EDITIONS, First impressions; signature '4' and 'sagging' type on p.49 of 'The Return', folding maps at rear of each volume. 3 volumes. Elegantly bound in full scarlet oasis morocco, gilt, with large gilt 'Eye of Sauron' motif blocked to upper, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, housed in a smart protective slipcase. A fine set, inside and out. 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' [2003] winning a record 11 Oscars from 11 nominations. Item #55316

Hammond and Anderson [A5], listed in Time Magazine; 100 Best Modern Novels. Book Collector No.274, p58-9.

Price: £8,750.00

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