The Lord of the Rings
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224445804806
Seller: astralfield
(696)
100.0% positive
Fairford, GB
Completed
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Ended May 18, 2021 6:59:45 PM
Category: Antiques:Maps, Atlases & Globes:Europe Maps
Buy-It-Now:
£2,200.00
Buyer: p***9 (95)
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THE HOBBITOR THERE AND BACK AGAIN J.R.R. TOLKIEN GEORGE ALLEN & UNWIN 1942 THIRD IMPRESSION GREEN CLOTH WITH BLACK LETTERING TO THE SPINE AND FRONT BOARDS, DECORATED WITH AN IMAGE OF SMAUG THE DRAGON TO THE LOWER EDGE AND CORNER OF BOTH FRONT AND REAR BOARDS, WITH THE MISTY MOUNTAINS RUNNING ALONG THE TOP EDGE FROM THE FRONT BOARD ACROSS THE SPINE AND ONTO THE REAR BOARD. FRONT AND REAR ENDPAPERS DECORATED WITH MAPS OF MIDDLE EARTH AND WILDERLAND. TOP EDGE GREEN.COLOUR FRONTISPIECE "THE HILL - HOBBITON-ACROSS-THE-WATER", SEVEN FULL PAGE AND ONE LESSER SIZE LINE ILLUSTRATIONS. 110 PAGES PLUS 2 PAGES OF ADVERTS. 5.25 X 7.5 INCHES. ALL ILLUSTRATIONS, ENDPAPERS, AND COVER DECORATIONS BY THE AUTHOR.VERY GOOD COPY, THE GREEN CLOTH IS VERY BRIGHT AND CLEAN AND THE BLACK LETTERING AND DECORATIONS ARE ALL BOLD AND CLEAR, VERY SLIGHTLY RUBBED AT THE EDGES, CORNERS TURNING INWARDS A LITTLE, WITH A LEAN TO THE SPINE. INSIDE ALL COMPLETE AND IN GOOD ORDER, ORIGINAL OWNER'S NAME AND DATE ON THE FLAY LEAF. THE HINGES ARE SOUND WITH NO SPLTTING TO THE ENDPAPERS. THE PAGES ARE ALL QUITE CLEAN THROUGHOUT WITH NO FOXING. A VERY NICE COPY OF THIS EARLY EDITION OF TOLKIEN'S CLASSIC.
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