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Seller: soabooks
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100.0% positive
Stratford-upon-Avon 07785110512, GB
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Ends Feb 6, 2023 3:03:12 PM
Category: Books, Comics & Magazines:Antiquarian & Collectable
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£17,500.00
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The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien 1937, 1st printing by George Allen and Unwin UK. First Published in 1937, Black and white frontispiece of The Mill: Hobbiton across the water. Beautifully rebound in green leather by Temple Bookbinders of Oxford. Raised spine with gilt lettering, gilt edging and dragon design to front board, map endpapers, matching green slipcase, No internal writing and only a little spotting / foxing as in the photograph. Black and white illustrations by JRR Tolkien throughout. A beautiful rare and nostalgic copy from 85 years ago. Just as Tolkien himself intended in green boards and with his dragon design. One for the collection. All 1st printing issue points correct as in the Douglas Anderson & Wayne Hammond Descriptive Bibliography 1993. 100% feedback. see SOA Books on face book and abebooks. Specialists in rare Tolkien books, letters and ephemera. I have this book listed elsewhere and please contact me with any questions before bidding.Contact me for delivery, postage and insurance options. I may be able to deliver free within the UK depending on distance. Posting and insurance at cost overseas. Coming soon. Fine unread set of The Lord of the Rings, 1st printings 1954/54/55 with very near fine unrestored wrappers.
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