FIRST PAPERBACK EDITION, seventh impression, SIGNED BY TOLKIEN on a pasted-in card, 8vo, pp. 1077, . Original wrappers with cover art by Pauline Baynes. A little finger-soiling. Wrappers somewhat creased, spine sunned, small tapemarks to inside corners of wrappers. Ownership inscription to half-title in red biro, a card with the owner’s name and Tolkien’s signature pasted to p. 5.