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Seller: dogfark
100.0% positive
Machynlleth, GB
Ended Nov 21, 2021 4:37:11 PM
Category: Books, Comics & Magazines:Antiquarian & Collectable
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Condition: Used.
Allen & Unwin, 1976 1st Deluxe Hobbit, Book is fine, never read, slipcase/box has a little wear, but very good overall. Scrapes to the slipcase paper in two places, though not visible from a distance. Label has a glue stain to right hand corner, likely from a price sticker. Note, this slipcase has paper material covering, not the plastic/ vinyl covered one used on the 1979 2nd printing and later slipcase. We believe only the first edition 1976 slipcase was papercoverd. This paper is evident in the photos. The first photo shows the paper material (doesn't quite come out) In the second photo you can see clearly see small dot pattern on the vinyl case. We don't know if vinyl cases were used on the 1976, only that paper covered are very rare. This is critical to the potential future value as the true slipcase is obviously the best to have, thus the higher price than my other listing. We have been a professional dealer for over 20 years. All our photos are the actual item! If you require additional photos, please ask. If there is a particular flaw affecting the value we will mention it in the description, otherwise our photos give the best reflection of the condition.
Submitted by: Mr. Underhill
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