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J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien The Hobbit Hardcover with Dustjacket UK Edition Allen & Unwin
London: Allen & Unwin, 1961. Hardcover. Condition: NEAR FINE/FINE. Dust Jacket Condition: VERY GOOD. J.R.R. Tolkien (illustrator). Second Edition. Second edition, twelfth impression, as stated on the front flap, not price clipped, no clips to corners of jacket. Original UK edition, printed in Great Britain. A Very Good + original dust jacket, designed by Tolkien, featuring his Mountains and Dragon design. Previous owners name on front loose page, no other markings in the book. Original green cloth covered boards from the publisher, dark blue titles and decoration to boards. Some minor fading or discoloration to book spine. Original Tolkien line drawings including the two-color map endpapers, each end paper is a different map including Thror's Map on the front and Wilderland on the inside back. The maps are in excellent condition, bright and clear red and black ink drawings. Small amount of foxing on front end paper map, no foxing on back end paper map. Includes the full color frontispiece "The Hill: Hobbiton-across the Water". Some slight discoloration at top of title page. The interior of the book is amazingly clean and bright and the spine solid and square, no cocking or leaning or warping. Book near fine with some slight fading to cloth at spine-ends. There is foxing on the inside of the dust cover and the front and back flap panels. Some very minor corner wear and spine end wear to dust jacket. The dust jacket colors are super rich. A fantastic copy of an early printing of The Hobbit including the scare original dust jacket. Cover protected for future preservation. Pric … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: N0RTH*STAR*C0LLECTIBLES (north*star*collectiblesco.) [Newton Center, Massachusetts, US]
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