The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Boxed Slipcase Set (illustrated Alan Lee)

By: Tolkien, J. R. R.

Price: £180.00

Quantity: 1 available

First edition thus first printing. Slipcased set of two Hardback books which are tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, title gilt perfect. Text blocks are clean, and white. Both books feel lightly read. Near fine condition. The book jackets both grade near fine, with only very minor crimping to edges where the books have been slid in and out of the slipcase. Both jackets grade near fine. The Slipcase is very nice with expected very light shelf wear to the lower panel, There are two 3mm rubs to the gilt banding on the left hand panel. Overall a super near fine, and uncommon slipcased box set of books. Note we do not use stock images, the set pictured is the book described. Please note : this set is very heavy (4100g) all purchasers will be charged additional shipping. Please contact bookseller for exact price. Items maybe sent by courier to some locations due to the total weight. Any questions please contact bookseller. A near perfect example of this limited edition collectible slipcased set. The Hobbit is the 60th anniversary of the original publication edition, originally issued in 1997. The Lord of the Rings is the originally issued 1991 edition produced to commemorate the centenary of Tolkien's birth. There are 50 full color illustrations by Alan Lee throughout, a super edition for any collector or a special gift. We regularly have this two volume set of books in our inventory, and this particular copy is perhaps the best example we have offered and this is reflected in the price. To browse the rest of our extensive Tolkien listings search using the keyword: Durdjrrt

Title: The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Boxed Slipcase Set (illustrated Alan Lee)

Author Name: Tolkien, J. R. R.

Illustrator: Alan Lee

Categories: Science Fiction,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2000

ISBN Number: 0007105029

ISBN Number 13: 9780007105021

Binding: Slipcased Volumes Boxed

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Seller ID: 004133

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