The Lord of the Rings in slipcase. A&U, 1960

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 The Fellowship of the Ring - 8th impression; The Two Towers - 7th impression; and The Return of the King - 6th impression, all from 1960. Each volume is in an unclipped dust jacket, and the three volumes are held in a (scarce) slipcase. The condition of the books is as follows: The Fellowship of the Ring - red cloth boards with gilt titling to spine, and red upper page edges; a few minor marks to rear board; page fore-edges and lower edges have a small amount of staining; the text block is clean and tight; the spine of the dust jacket is tanned, and there are a few small stains to the front and rear of the dust jacket; the front flap incorrectly states the book to be the "Ninth Impression"; the fold-out map is present at the rear of the book; The Two Towers - red cloth boards with gilt titling to spine, and red upper page edges; one minor mark to each of the front and rear boards; page fore-edges and lower edges have a small amount of staining; there is a tanned strip to each of the front and the rear endpapers; the text block is clean and tight; the spine of the dust jacket is tanned, and there are a few small stains to the front and rear of the dust jacket; the fold-out map is present at the rear of the book; The Return of the King - red cloth boards with gilt titling to spine, and red upper page edges; dark stain to about half of the front spine margin; page fore-edges and lower edges have a small amount of staining; there is a tanned strip to each of the front and the rear endpapers; the text block is clean and tight; the spine of the dust jacket is tanned, and there are a few small stains to the front and rear of the dust jacket; the fold-out map is present at the rear of the book. The slipcase has some general wear, with rubbing of the corners, and tanned title sheet, but is generally good*
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