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The Hobbit (or There and Back Again)

By: Tolkien, J.R.R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: US, Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: PGB104

ISBN: 34521532X095

Condition: Used-Good


Vintage Paperback #01532 without the Lion on the front cover; (History: In case you are unaware of the "lion" saga, here it is... When Tolkien released The Hobbit in the US, Ballantine commissioned the same artist who did the Tryptich covers for The Lord of the Rings to do a matching cover for The Hobbit to be released in September of that year. She was told it was more lighthearted, a sort of children's story, and having never actually READ it, she put a lion on the cover about to drink from the pond. Now we all know there is no lion in The Hobbit, and Tolkien was absolutely FURIOUS. ... View more info

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The Two Towers

By: Tolkien, J.R.R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: US, Ballantine Books:

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB105

Condition: Used-Good


Vintage Paperback #01534; good condition; small tears to the front and back covers; As you are most likely aware, the original paperback AUTHORIZED editions of The Lord of the Rings were released in the USA in 1965 featuring the now famous triptych by Barbara Remington entitled Wilderness on the covers of the books, as shown above. Offered here is a genuine set, meaning all three books were released at the same time in the same month and are in their original slipcase. These three are dated August 1966 and are the 7th, 5th, & 4th printings respectively. For the uninitiated, a triptych are thre... View more info