Vintage / Circa 1965
The Lord of The Rings Trilogy Red Box Set
J.R.R. Tolkien Ballantine
First Authorized Paperback Edition of The Lord of the Rings (Ballantine)
1: The Fellowship of the Ring is the 38th printing, August 1972, Ballantine paperback.
2: The Two Towers is the 35th printing, November 1972, Ballantine paperback.
3: The Return of the King is the 35th printing, November 1972, Ballantine paperback.
The slipcase has seen better days, with some rubbing and bumps to corners, so showing some color loss, especially to the back (top part). Some rubbing to bottom and the top paper a bit loose. Some bumps and loss to the front corners of the slipcase and stains on the top.