The Lord of the Rings. Part I: The Fellowship of the Ring. Part II: The Two Towers. Part III: The Return of the King.
London: Book Club Associates, 1971. 8vo. 1077, (1) pp. Publisher's dark olive cloth, gilt lettered to the spine, dust jacket. Maps to the front of each part, full page to the first two and double page to the third. Slight sunning to the jacket spine with a little light edge wear, very good. The first one volume hardback edition to be issued with a dust jacket, the covers replicating the Pauline Baynes design of the first single volume edition of 1968 which was a paperback. There was also a deluxe edition printed on india paper, bound in cloth and housed in a box published in editions from 1969 onwards. Hammond and Anderson, p.143. Item #44142