Swann Auctions Fine Books & Autographs
Oct 26, 2023 at 12:00 PM ET

Lot 215 TOLKIEN, J.R.R. The Hobbit or There and Back Again


13 text illustrations after Tolkien, four in color; endpapers illustrated with maps of the Wilderland and Thror's Map in red. 8vo, publisher's tan cloth stamped in blue and red including bowing Hobbit device on front cover, trace of fraying to head and foot of spine, faint toning to spine and board edges; contents clean. First American edition, second impression with the publisher's device on the title-page. Tight, square copy. Hammond and Anderson A3b. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1938

Estimate: USD 1,200 - 1,800
Sold for USD 2,860 including fees

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