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Details about  XLG BOXED SET ~ JRR Tolkien ~ LORD OF THE RINGS ~ Alan Lee Illus ~ 3 VOLUMES

XLG BOXED SET ~ JRR Tolkien ~ LORD OF THE RINGS ~ Alan Lee Illus ~ 3 VOLUMES

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Condition:
Brand New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages. See the seller’s ... Read moreabout the condition
Subject:

Fantasy

Language:

English

Topic:

Lord Of The Rings

Format:

Hardcover

Special Attributes:

Illustrated

Country of Manufacture:

United States

Publication Year:

2003

NO RISK PURCHASE! See Below...!

THE LORD OF THE RINGS

by J.R.R. Tolkien 

Illustrated by Alan Lee

EXTRA LARGE HARDCOVER SLIPCASED EDITION!

    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.

If you saw the movies, then you should know that the two major contributors for artwork were Alan Lee and Ted Nasmith. If you look at the covers, you will recognize their style in a heartbeat.

In 2003, in conjunction with Harper Collins and Houghton Mifflin, a new edition of The Lord of the Rings was released as a boxed gift set with all three books housed in a handsome slipcase, as is offered here, lavishly illustrated in full color by Alan Lee .

Each book is complete and unabridged containing the fully authorized and fully updated text with all of the misprints and corrections made over the years and is the most faithful to the author's original intent, and in a typographical sense, the most near-to-perfect text of the Lord of the Rings ever to appear in print, especially with regard to Tolkien's nomenclatures and invented languages.

The books in the set are truly a sight to behold. Each book is roughly 8"x10" and printed on beautiful glossy white paper and fit into a matching slipcase. Very elegant. It has all of the original maps included and Lee's artwork makes this a must have for any collector! A physical description follows...

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!!

SPECIAL OFFER: This is one of MANY GIFT EDITIONS I am selling including special editions of Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings books. If you buy any combination of 3, I will ship them all free of postage via insured media mail, anywhere in the USA! (Multiple Book Sets count as 1 item)

To see all the gift editions that qualify, CLICK HERE or go to the ADVANCED SEARCH in eBay and copy and paste the word ALANSGIFTEDITIONS into the eBay search box, and then check the SEARCH TITLE AND DESCRIPTIONS box.

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...)

Regarding auctions, let me add that 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 gorgeous set, brand brand new and still sealed in shrinkwrap. They are bound in red cloth with gilt lettering to the spine, and each book also features Tolkien's JRRT logo emblazoned on the front cover! Each of the three books has a different dust jacket as can be seen in the picture above. Grab it before someone else does!

For over a decade, I have sold tens of thousands of items on eBay and have only received a handful of complaints about the accuracy in my descriptions. Having met eBay standards for excellence in trading, you may bid with confidence knowing you will get what you THINK you are bidding on! Please check my feedback. It is a record I am very proud of...

I have LOTS of music items, and tons of books available for purchase. Please check my other offerings to see if there is anything else you might be interested in for combined shipping. There are links above and below and why not bookmark my site to make it easier to find at a later date!

PAYMENT TERMS: Pretty simple. Pay me, I send it!

Why Are My Shipping & Handling Costs a Bit Higher than Other Sellers? Please Read on...

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I really DO CARE about when and how your product gets to you. Because the post office is so incredibly inept, I ONLY SHIP domestic packages INSURED, which is AUTOMATICALLY INCLUDED in the shipping cost, and that is not free as the post office charges for it. If your parcel gets lost OR damaged in freight, your item will be replaced if one is available OR you will be completely refunded!

IMPORTANT MONEY SAVING TIP! If you are bidding on more than one of my items and would like to SAVE MONEY by COMBINING SHIPPING costs, I will be happy to do so, BUT, YOU MUST WAIT until everything you are bidding on finishes and I send you a combined invoice BEFORE you complete checkout. Once you complete checkout on an item, I cannot go back and combine it with anything else as eBay considers it a closed deal. TRUST ME, I will send you a combined invoice at the end of each item with updated and combined shipping costs and any deal discounts that may apply.

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    Shipping costs will be determined by weight & destination, but media mail postage is FREE within the USA! You may click on the SHIPPING & PAYMENT tab found at the top of the page, just under the item's picture for all shipping options to all destinations both domestic and international. There you will find drop down boxes for your location and you can then use the shipping calculator to determine the correct cost for where you live.

    REALLY, REALLY IMPORTANT INFO ABOUT SHIPPING TIMES:

    Media Mail (once known as 4th class mail) is a special class of postage for books, music, videos and other printed media available within the US and territories. It is far less expensive than Priority Mail, but - it ..... is ........... slooowwwww!!!! Despite USPS claims of 3-9 day delivery times, MEDIA MAIL CAN actually TAKE UP TO 3 WEEKS to arrive, and their tracking info is frequently not updated until it actually arrives, making that feature pretty useless! PLEASE remember this when you leave feedback scores as the choice is yours and not my fault if it takes a long time to get there! If you want it in a week or less, you are going to have to bite the bullet and pay for Priority Mail which will get it there in 2-3 working days, 99% of the time, but it is more expensive. Basically, the choice is yours, but if you choose media mail, please don't write to me in 5 days asking where your package is, because the post office will have it and most of the time, they don't have a clue! International deliveries all go by Priority Mail and usually arrive within 1-2 weeks.

    Questions? Ask and I'll try to answer...

    Please check out the other "lovely" items I have just waiting for your bids by

    CLICKING HERE!


    Thanks so much for looking and bidding on my auctions~ Alan.

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