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Bloomsbury Sale #596

Sale Date - December 14, 2006
510. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again, first edition , second impression , colour frontispiece and plates, illustrations, endpaper maps, a little light staining visible to foot of plates, small ink numbers near head of half-title, original pictorial cloth, slightly knocked, very minor marking, overall a very good copy, 8vo, 1937. est. £800 – £1200 Sold for £950
511. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Hobbit, first American edition, first state (with illustration of bowing Hobbit on title, plates, some colour, endpaper maps, posthumous bookplate of Bertha Mahony Miller and her pencil signature, original cloth, a near fine copy, 8vo, Boston & New York, 1938. est. £600 – £800 Sold for £400
512. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., first editions, vol.I twelfth impression, II & III eleventh impressions, folding maps, vol.I with small name stamp on front free endpaper, vol.II & III with light tape marks to endpapers, original cloth, slightly knocked, vol.I with name stamp on extreme lower edge of ff., a little minor edge wear, small marks near lower fore-corner of upper panel of vol.I, otherwise very good copies, 8vo, 1962-65. est. £200 – £300 Unsold
513. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Book of Lost Tales, 2 vol., first editions , original boards, dust-jackets, without prices, fine copies, 8vo, 1983-84. est. £200 – £300 Sold for £150
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