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Seller: enigmadragon
100.0% positive
Fredericksburg, Virginia, US
Ends Dec 23, 2021 7:10:06 AM
Category: Books & Magazines:Antiquarian & Collectible
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Hello, Up for sale today is a First US Edition/ First State ‘The HOBBIT’ published by Houghton Mifflin in 1938. All telltale stampings and misprints of the 1st edition/ 1st state edition, are present. Please see below for list: 1. - Bowing hobbit on the front of book as well as on the title page. This hobbit image on the title page was changed in subsequent releases. 2. - Chapter VII “Out of the Frying Pan Into the Fire” mislabeled as Chapter VI. This was corrected in subsequent releases. 3. - Inadvertent swapping of ‘The Lonely Mountain’ and ‘Wilderland’ maps at beginning and end pages. Jacket is NOT the original and is nearly impossible to find in good condition however, this recreation is in beautiful shape. Book itself is in fantastic condition- please see photos; more photos will be provided upon request. This is truly a piece of historic art and you’d be hard pressed to find one in this condition. Please let me know if you have any questions and I’ll be sure to answer to the best of my ability. Thanks for looking and happy buying!
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