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FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

by TOLKIEN J.R.R

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  • Hardcover
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BOSTON: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN, 1956. A VERY RARE EARLY PRINTING BOOK STATES NO DATE ON TITLE PAGE AND PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN ONLY ON COPYRIGHT PAGE BACK PAGE HAS FULL GEORGE ALLEN & UNWIN IMPRINT ON LAST PAGE SOLID CLEAN AND BRIGHT BOUND BLUE GREEN WITH GILT LETTERING THE W ON COVER HAS PARTIALLY WORN OFF BUT ALL OTHER LETTERING IS PERFECT PREVIOUS OWNERS BOOKPLATE DATED 1956 PAGES 259 TO 273 SHOW FAINT FOLD AS DO PAGES 287 TO 315 THIS APPEARS TO BE AN ORIGINAL PUBLISHING FAULT MAP IN THE REAR IS DETACHED WITH A 4 INCH CLOSED TEAR AND SOME CRINKLING ALONG ONE SIDE OTHERWISE VERY CLEAN AND BRIGHT JACKET IS DONE IN YELLOW WITH RED LETTERING AND BROWN DRAWING IT STATES " AN ADVENTUROUS TRIP INTO THE LOOKING GLASS LANDSCAPE OF THE HOBBITS " PORTRAIT OF AUTHOR ON BACK IN RED IS DONE WITH A STRAIGHT LINE AT BOTTOM JACKET SHOWS CHIPS AT TOP AND BOTTOM OF SPINE SEVERAL OTHER SMALL CHIPS COMES WTH MYLAR COVER IPHONE PICS ON REQUEST . THIRD IMPRESSION OF FIRST AMERICAN EDITI. HARDCOVER. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by MAP.

Synopsis

The Fellowship of the Ring is the first of three volumes of the epic novel The Lord of the Rings by the English author J. R. R. Tolkien. It takes place in the fictional universe Middle-earth. It was originally published on July 29, 1954 in the United Kingdom. The volume consists of a Prologue "Concerning Hobbits, and other matters" followed by Book I and Book II.

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Bookseller
ardbooks US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
008377
Title
FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING
Author
TOLKIEN J.R.R
Illustrator
MAP
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
THIRD IMPRESSION OF FIRST AMERICAN EDITI
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
Place of Publication
BOSTON
Date Published
1956
Keywords
J.R.R TOLKIEN FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

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