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Details about  The Lord of the Rings Harper Collins Deluxe Edition 1st imp 1997 - with slipcase

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The Lord of the Rings Harper Collins Deluxe Edition 1st imp 1997 - with slipcase
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Oct 30, 2012
GBP 360.00
Approximately US $538.49(including shipping)
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Format: Hardback Language: English
Subject: Fiction ISBN:


Printing Year: 1997

J.R.R. Tolkien’s


The Lord of the Rings


Deluxe Edition


Published by


Harper Collins


This book is the 1st impression of the 1997 Harper Collins deluxe edition of The Lord of the Rings printed on India (bible) paper making this 1 volume edition only 1 inch thick. This first impression was limited to 1000 copies worldwide. Overall it is in very good condition but please see the photos and ‘key features’ below for further details.


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Number of Volumes: 1


Illustrations: This edition is not illustrated.


Covers: The book has black cloth covers (quarter-bound in leather) with the Tolkien motif in gilt on the front cover. The spine is decorated with the Tolkien motif, title, author and publisher, again in gilt.


Endpapers: Maps of Middle Earth feature as endpapers.


Page tips: The pages are tipped with gilt which looks stunning when the book is closed.


Slipcase: The edition comes complete with its original cloth slipcase which is decorated with the Tolkien motif. The slipcase is in good condition but has picked up a few marks over the years.


Book dimensions: 22.5cm x 15 x 3cm

Number of pages: 1137

Slipcase dimensions: 24cm x 15.5 x 3.5cm

ISBN: 0261103687

Unpackaged weight: 790g


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