The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien First Edition George Allen & Unwin 1955. A near fine book that appears unread (boards still spring when opened). Unblemished throughout, pages creamy white as are the edges. Top edge tint still bold. Covers are completely unmarked and have no fading. Slightest of pushing to tips. In original near fine dust jacket which has no closed tears or darkening to spine. Red lettering unfaded. Not price clipped. Originally purchased from new in Liverpool by visiting tourists. Then privately owned until 2003. Relevant ephemera loosely inserted inside.