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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Title The HobbitorThere and Back AgainbyJ.R.R. TolkienIllustrated by the Author [Fine Full Leather Binding – Tenth Impression Overall – Second Edition – Rebound] _____ Author J R R Tolkien _____________________ Year of Publication 1958 __________________________ Publisher London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd. _________________________ For full description see below - after all photographs ___________________________________________ Description: London: George Allen and Unwin, 1958, Second Edition, Tenth Impression overall. Newly rebound, hand made, full morocco green leather binding, with gilt dragon decoration to the front board, gilt titles to the spine and ‘flag’ decoration to the spine and rear board. Pages with some foxing and marks throughout (see photos) and a historically folded corner at page 163. Binding sound and tight, page edges tanned and foxed. Illustrated. Full green morocco housed in a blue cloth slipcase. Approximately 7 ½ inches tall (book), 8 inches tall (slipcase). Condition Report Externally Spine – fine condition – bright and clean with gilt titles and ‘flag’ decorations.Joints – fine condition – sound.Corners – fine condition.Boards – fine condition – gilt dragon to the front board.Page edges – good condition – marked, tanned and foxed.See above and photos. Internally Hinges – very good condition – solid.Paste downs – good condition – original, marks and foxing.End papers – good condition – original, marks and foxing.Title – good condition – gently tanned.Pages – fair to good condition – foxing and marks to the pages - see photos of all above.Binding – very good condition – very elegant and attractive.See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1958 Binding: Hardback _________________________________________ Louis88Books are members of the PBFA and adhere to their professional standards.We take great pride in photographing all our books, maps and prints and in describing every detail. If, for any reason, you are dissatisfied with your purchase, we offer a 100% money back guarantee provided the item is returned in the same condition as sent. Please e-mail me for extra photographs and with any questions you may have Ruler in picture is 6 inches long. ---------------------------- Please Browse all other books and prints in my Shop Thank You LOUIS88Books