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Seller: ssbantiques
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Rockville, Maryland, US
Ends Dec 15, 2022 3:28:06 PM
Category: Books & Magazines:Antiquarian & Collectible
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THE HOBBIT Author: Tolkien, J. R. R. Title: THE HOBBIT Publication: New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1951 Edition: Second American Edition, Fifth Impression Description: Second American Edition, Fifth Impression. Octavo, 315 pages; G/none; bound in publisher's green cloth printed in black mountains and dragon bordering; some wear and rubbing, including cocked spine; webbing beginning to show at rear gutter; large closed tear to pages 141/142; shelved case 8. NOTES The first edition had 4 printings, each with small print runs. This is the first printing of the second edition and the fifth printing overall. This American second edition, fifth impression is made out of identical sheets, illustrations, and binding as the British impression, with only the publisher's name changed on the spine. With the upcoming 'The Lord of the Rings' publication in 1954/1955, Tolkien modified the story slightly, particularly chapter 5: 'Riddles in the Dark' relating to Gollum's obsession with the ring.; Seller ID: 1357694 Subject: Dupont Circle, Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Welcome to the eBay store of Second Story Books! We specialize in out-of-print, used and rare books in all subjects, in addition to art, ephemera, collectibles and more. Any questions or comments are welcome.This listing was created by Bibliopolis.
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