Hardcover, 8vo., all red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spines, all jackets are near fine - not price-clipped, but endpages have residual tape marks from mylar on dustjackets which have greatly protected them. Prev owners name neatly written on fep of 2nd & 3rd books. All three copies contain the map at the end and do not appear opened, Fellowship of the Ring, 423pp.; Two Towers, 352pp. & Return of the Kings, 416pp. Cardboard slipcase is fairly plain with title information in red, on one side only. There is a fair amount of browning to the boards and esp the top. Still a very good condition boxed set of the early editions. Original British pricing has been retained on the box. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Lord of the Rings - 1959 Boxed Set
Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin, 1959. 8th, 6th & 5th Impressions.
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