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LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY ~ JRR TOLKIEN ~ REMINGTON TRYPTICH ~ 7th/1st/1st PB

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Item condition:
Very Good
Ended:
Jul 11, 2014 00:58:40 EDT
Price:
US $195.00
Approximately C $212.43(including shipping)
 
 
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Item specifics

Condition:
Very Good: A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to ... Read moreabout the condition
Subject:

Fantasy

Country of Manufacture:

United States

Topic:

Tolkien

Format:

Paperback

Language:

English

INCLUDES 2 FIRST PRINTINGS!

THE LORD OF THE RINGS

by J.R.R. Tolkien

Featuring the REMINGTON WILDERNESS TRIPTYCH COVERS

 

NOTE: This picture is for reference only and not of the actual items being sold. The covers are the same. Please see physical description below...

        Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky
          Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone
        Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die.
          One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne
        In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie
          One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them,
          One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them
        In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.

As you may be aware, after the ACE paperback debacle, Tolkien changed the text for the Second and Fully Authorized editions of The Lord of the Rings release worldwide in 1965. This is the text that all copies now follow, even though some of the copyright dates have been renewed. The original AUTHORIZED paperback editions of The Lord of the Rings were released in the USA by Ballantine just before Christmas in 1965 featuring the now famous triptych by Barbara Remington entitled Wilderness on the covers of the books, as shown above. For the uninitiated, a triptych are three pictures when laid side by side form a singular larger picture.

  • The Fellowship of the Ring - Seventh Printing
  • The Two Towers - First Printing
  • The Return of the King - First Printing

This is one of many unusual editions I have listed this week along with the other dozens of items including many early printings. To see all other Tolkien items I am selling CLICK HERE!!

And if you have any requests, by all means, send me an email; if I have it, I'll list it right away for you (no off eBay sales...)

About Me & This Item...

I've been collecting art, books, music and "stuff" for over 35 years and have amassed an enormous collection with many duplicates. I am very picky about what I buy (especially in records and books!) In like fashion, I don't like surprises when I buy things from auction so I promise everything I know about this item is in this description.

    *This is a gently handled and previously read set of paperback books in GREAT condition. The bindings are tight and solid and all the pages are crisp and clean, though they have started to yellow with age and showing a minimal amount of shelfwear from handling to the covers and a few of the corners have started to slightly curl and light creases, the spines are a little creased from a previous read. This really is a RARE set. Enjoy...

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