Lord Of The Rings Rare Trilogy In Dust Wrappings 1960. The Lord of the Rings. Readers Union; George Allen & Unwin : London. Very scarce first Book Club edition of J. Tolkien's beloved high fantasy series, produced by the Readers Union in 1960.
First Edition, Folding Maps, Publishers' Original Binding With Dustwrappers. Weigh 2 KG when packed. All volumes in the publisher's original dust wrappers, Illustrated with a folding map to the rear of each volume. This very scarce set is the first Book Club Edition of Tolkien's trilogy to be produced.Only one impression of the Readers Union edition was ever printed, with fewer than 3,000 copies produced. These books feature the original text prior to the corrections and revisions that were made to the second edition in 1966/67.
A very scarce edition of perhaps the most celebrated fantasy trilogy ever written, following Frodo, Aragorn, Gandalf and their associates in the quest to destroy the One Ring. In the publisher's original cloth bindings and in great condition for their age.