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Re: Need help identifying an edition of the Hobbit
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My comments were based on a statement in the latest edition of Collected Books concerning first editions of the Hobbit. It stated that some first edition library copies of the Hobbit have been seen without the end maps. I revised my ebay listing to state that. Thank you for the comment.

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Re: Need help identifying an edition of the Hobbit
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I noticed that too --left it to you to highlight though!

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Re: Need help identifying an edition of the Hobbit
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The author's name is wrong in the listing - it should be 'J.R.R. Tolkien'.

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Re: Need help identifying an edition of the Hobbit
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The book is an ex library book and possibly a library edition of the Hobbit - IT has NO front and rear maps I have researched this book to the best of my ability and have found that some library editions of the first printing of the Hobbit did NOT contain maps


A lot of libraries rebound books (these were not specific library editions). The Hobbit has the maps on the bindings and when the book was rebound the maps were disposed of with the original binding.

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Re: Need help identifying an edition of the Hobbit
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Greetings,

thank you for the comment. I have revised the item on ebay to clarify my meaning of clean - and changed the listing to the pages being fairly clean.

thanks!

Posted on: 2011/9/16 5:05



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