First Edition LoTR trilogy, signed by JRR Tolkien, being auctioned 30th Jan 2013

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  1. Eledhwen

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    Dominic Winter Auctions, of South Cerney UK, auctioned this first edition set of LotR books which have been signed by Tolkien, on 30th January 2013. The guide price wass £10,000 to £15,000. Eventual sale price £24,000 (nearly $38k) An early manuscript of The Hobbit sold for just over £3k.


    Dominic Winters are specialist rare book auctioneers, and can be contacted on Tel: +44(0)1285 860006 / Email: info@dominicwinter.co.uk

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