Lot 189 of 205:
Lord of the Rings signed by J.R.R. Tolkien  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$8,000 - $12,000

Title:
The Lord of the Rings
Author:
Tolkien, J.R.R.
Place:
London
Publisher:
George Allen & Unwin
Date:
[1972]
Description:

(8vo) pictorial wrappers.

Signed by J.R.R. Tolkien on the half-title. The complete trilogy, three volumes in one, with The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King. Tolkien died the year after this edition was printed.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some creasing and light wear to wrappers; very good, apparently read a number of times but cared for, now preserved in custom folding cloth box.
 
Item number:
295299
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