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Fri, 24 May 2024 9:00 AM GMT

Lot 400


Tolkien, J.R.R. 'The Hobbit, or There and Back Again', 1st ed, 1st impression, pub Allen & Unwin, 1937, ten uncoloured illustrations, map endpapers printed in red and black, original green cloth covers and spine with wraparound dark blue illustration of mountains, moon, and sun at top, upper cover with Smaug illustration looking left, first impression dust jacket with 'Dodgeson', (better known as Lewis Carroll) manual correction on lower flap. Provenance: inherited by a Berkshire-based private client

Estimate GBP 7,000 - 10,000
Sold for GBP 31,200 including premium ... 46b53f1252091a16774badab8