Estimate: £500 - £800
Sold For: £2,600
The Two Towers. Being the Second Part of The Lord of the Rings, 1st edition, 1st impression, George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1954,
folding map printed in red and black, light spotting to endpapers, half-title and edges, and occasionally to text, top edge dyed red, original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, extremities very lightly bumped, gilt spine-lettering tarnished, dust jacket slightly soiled, with a faint mark to spine panel, minor fraying to spine-ends and to upper outer corners of front and rear panels, and small remnants of tape verso, 8vo
Hammond A5 ii. One of 3,250 copies printed.