Part 1: The Fellowship of the Ring. London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd. Part 2: The Two Towers. Part 3: The Return of the King. First UK edition set, later printings [tenth impression, eighth impression, seventh impression]; in three volumes; cloth-bound; hardcovers with dust jackets; octavos (23cm x 15cm); pp.423; 352; 416; English text; bound in publisher's original red cloth; gilt titles to spines; top edges tinted red; supplied with original unclipped dust jackets; foldout map to rear of each volume. Condition: GOOD to VERY GOOD.
Bindings tight, secure and square with the hinges and joints perfectly intact, edges and points sharp, covers remaining clean. Contents with some trivial light brown spotting and marking to just a few leaves, faint spots to fore edges, small previous owner name plate to front endpapers. The dust jackets are the correct impressions and remain unclipped, with spines browned, The Fellowship jacket has some tears along the folds. Please view my other rare books.