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1959 1st Editions (see details below).


50 plus years old any 1st editions volumes of this Tolkien's major work are now relatively scarce and listing provides a great opportunity for a Tolkien afficianado.

PLEASE NOTE: Start price is well below market and there will be no post-auction offers on this particular lot.


Auction for the three volumes in the Lord of the Rings Triology


Hardbacks without wrappers published by Allen & Unwin, London, First Editions, mixed Impressions, 1959.

All bound in original red cloth with gilt titling to spine. The page edges compressed top blocks in red. All with their 3 folding maps to rear.



The Fellowship of the Ring
Stated First Edition, 9th Impression 1959

Book in overall Good condition. Shelfwear to boards bottom edges. Small stain mark to page edges compressed side edge. Slight crease to spine. Pages tight and generally clean. without inscription.


The Two Towers
Stated First Edition, 6th Impression 1959

Book in overall Good condition. Shelfwear to board edges. A little spine slant. Crease to bottom corner rear board. Pages tight and clean. Without inscription.



The Return of the King
Stated First Edition, 5th Impression 1959

Book in Fair+ condition. Shelfwear with to board edges with a little staining to front board and to a lesser extent spine. There has been a little sweating off the red top compressed block touching prelims and a couple of text pages. While only minor the book condition has been down graded accordingly. Pages otherwise are tight and generally clean. Without inscription.



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Pickup is Halswell, Christchurch

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