The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again (Lord of the Rings)
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Bloomsbury Sale #491

Sale Date - June 17, 2004
901. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The History of Middle-Earth, edited by Christopher Tolkien, 12 vol., plates, original boards, dust-jackets, a very good set, 1991-96, 8vo (12) est. £1200 – £1800 Unsold
898. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, first edition , illustrations by Pauline Baynes, owner’s inscription on front free endpaper, lightmarking to endpapers, original picotial boards, slightly rubbed at spine-ends and corners, dust-jacket, torn at corners and spine-ends, 8vo, 1962. est. £120 – £180 Sold for £190
899. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., second, revised edition, original cloth, , dust-jackets, extremities very slightly creased, 8vo, 1966. (3) est. £150 – £200 Sold for £55
900. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol. in 1 as issued, inscribed by the author on label mounted on front pastedown, first one vol. India Paper edition, title, illustrations and 3 maps (2 folding) printed in red & black, front pulling, original black buckram with gilt, silver and green design on upper cover, slip-case, rubbed, 8vo , 1969. Inscription reads “Christmas 1969 E. M. Jebb with best wishes and kind re-memberances from JRRT” est. £1200 – £1800 Sold for £1200
897. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Return of the King, first edition, first issue with sloping text to p.49, folding map, some spotting to endpapers, original cloth, dust-jacket, 1” tear at top and bottom edge, a few other small tears and chips, lightly marked, 8vo, 1955. est. £500 – £700 Unsold
896. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again, first edition , frontispiece, 1 plate and 8 illustrations by Tolkien, map endpapers, a few ff. with some very light marking, original decorative cloth, slightly knocked, minor discolouration to spine-ends and top-edge, dust-jacket, badly torn at both ends of spine with loss, large tear from spine into lower wrapper, corners torn and a few other chips from edges, 8vo, 1937. est. £3000 – £3500 Sold for £4400
609. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Silmarillion, first edition , original boards, dust-jacket, a good copy, 8vo , 1977. est. £40 – £60 Unsold
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