The Lord of the Rings. The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King. The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King Publication: London: Book Club Associates, 1971. Description: [Fantasy Classic] FIRST HARDBACK ONE-VOLUME EDITION WITH JACKET.Octavo (21 x 13cm), pp. With occasional maps illustrated by the author. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt titles to spine. With the colour-illustrated dust-jacket, not priced. Lacking flyleaves, some toning to edges and jacket spine, otherwise a lovely crisp, clean copy, barely read. Following George Allen & Unwin's first one-volume edition (a paperback, 1968), and the first hardback one-volume edition (the India Paper edition in black buckram, no jacket, 1969), this book club edition uses the cover art of the paperback to create this first regular one-volume edition on normal paper with a jacket. "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. Adrian Harrington began trading in 1971.
As part of Harrington Brothers on London's fashionable King's Road, after 40+ years of bookselling in the capital, Adrian relocated to Royal Tunbridge Wells. Adrian Harrington Rare Books deal in a wide selection of literature, modern first editions, leather bound library sets, children's and illustrated books and fine and rare antiquarian and old books in all fields. Ian Fleming Bibliographer Jon Gilbert curates our world-class stock of James Bond material, including first edition novels, film posters, original scripts and associated ephemera. All books and dust-jackets are supplied in suitable archival quality protectors and orders are professionally packed in bubble wrap and high quality cardboard book packs to ensure that they arrive safely.
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The seller is "harrington-rare-books" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide. (1892-1973