Lord of the Rings; Complete 3 Volume Set: Fellowship of the Ring; Two Towers; Return of the King. Tolkien (John Ronald Reuel) Published by The Folio Society, London, 1979.Second edition; the first being in 1977. Ingahild Grathmer (later Margrethe II of Denmark) Drawn By Eric Fraser (illustrator). Quarter bound in white leather with grey boards, decorated in gilt, with gilt titles and design to the spines. In Vg condition, save for a minor smudge to the fellowship volume spine. Includes the original slipcase, light general wear. Internally immaculate and appear unread. An interesting point - In the eary 1970s, Queen Margrethe of Denmark, was inspired to illustrate The Lord of the Rings. She sent her illustrations to Tolkien, who was struck by the similarity to the style of his own drawings.
In 1977, her drawings were published in the Danish translation of the book Ringenes Herre, edition by publishers Gyldendal; one illustration for each chapter, redrawn by the British artist Eric Fraser. Under the pseudonym Ingahild Grathmer her illustrations were also featured in this edition, published by The Folio Society. A lovely example of this fantasy classic. Packed weight in excess of 2.5kg.TOLKIEN FOLIO SOCIETY Lord of the Rings 3v Set: Fellowship; Two Towers; Return. Published by The Folio Society, London, 1977.
First Folio Society Edition (thus) Ingahild Grathmer (later Margrethe II of Denmark) Drawn By Eric Fraser (illustrator). In Good+ to Vg- condition, with a little soiling to the spines, light scraping to'Fellowship' volume. Return volume with bumping to the upper front cover corner, affecting a few early pages.
Includes the original slipcase, though this is worn and split. An interesting point - In the early 1970s, Queen Margrethe of Denmark, was inspired to illustrate The Lord of the Rings. Please also await an invoice if purchasing a'Courier' item. Please base your DSR for Dispatch time on this, and not the transit time, which is out of my control. Items are described as accurately as possible, but if you think I have overlooked anything please drop me a line.This excludes foxing, previous owner's names or inscriptions, etc. Any negative points, such as missing or torn pages are usually noted on the relative listing. I would rather my customers be pleasantly surprised than bitterly disappointed. Please note that heavier items are not able to be sent to PO Boxes by UK Couriers. New: A new book, never used.
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