Item #62246 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King; Maps of the West of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age (Signed by Alan Lee). J. R. R. Tolkien, Alan Lee.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King; Maps of the West of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age (Signed by Alan Lee)

London: The Folio Society Limited, 2022. Alan Lee. Limited Folio Society Edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 1504pp. Thick folio [31.5 cm] Typeset at The Folio Society in Dante, with Testament as Display. The text has been printed by L.E.G.O. in Vicenza, Italy, on Munken pure paper with silver top edges, and quarter-bound by them in Spaccato di Capra leather with cloth sides featuring an inset label with an illustration by Alan Lee. Fifty-three colour plates are printed on veltique paper and tipped within decorative borders. Two original maps by Christopher Tolkien, surrounded by a border by Alan Lee, are housed in a cloth case, and a separate giclée print is presented in a folder of Pergamenta paper. The cloth slipcase has an illustrative lining and is blocked with a design by the artist. Burgundy silk page markers. Light wear to case, else as new condition. Postage will be higher due to weight. As new. Item #62246

A lavish 3 volume set. With 53 color illustrations and 57 illustrated chapter openers. Accompanied by a new preface written by Lee exclusively for this edition. The cloth slipcase is lined with a hidden illustration. Copy number 105 in an edition limited to 1000 sets. Signed by Alan Lee on the limitation page of the first volume.

Alan Lee won the 2004 Academy Award for Art Direction for his work on Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings film Trilogy.

The most exquisite version of Tolkien's beloved masterpiece.

"A beautiful edition- the ultimate fantasy novel deserved the ultimate collector's edition, illustrated by the definitive Tolkien artist." - James Rose, Head of Editorial at The Folio Society.

Price: $2,500.00

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