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Seller: cv00030
100.0% positive
Guildford, Surrey, GB
Ended Oct 6, 2020 7:01:45 PM
Category: Books, Comics & Magazines:Antiquarian & Collectable
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Buyer: 8***i (5375)
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The Hobbit, J.R.R Tolkien, George Allen And Unwin, 1955 7th imp, in 8th imp dustwrapperKey feature: This rare early edition has an original dustjacket About the book: For sale is a very early edition of The Hobbit - J.R.R Tolkien's fantasy masterpiece.This rare work dates to 1955, and retains a stunning original dustjacket from an eight impression.Sometimes these earlier editions were sold with slightly different impression dustjwrappers, so this could explain this.Beautifully illustrated in black and white with a colour frontispiece by Tolkien himself.A rare early piece of Hobbit literature, and one that's rising in value every day... Condition report: In Fair to Good Antique Condition See photos for accurate description.Dustwrapper largely complete and attractive. Flaps good.Spine head and bottom with some losses but otherwise quite attractiveCovers show some uneven sunning due to dustwrapper losses - it appears the book has had this matching wrapper for a long time.Good inside with light wear and aging. A nice example. Please note that I am happy to post worldwide but please contact me for a price first!
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