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THE HOBBIT or There and Back Again
London, George Allen and Unwin, 1956.. Eighth impression 1956, approximately 185 x 120 mm, 7¼ x 4¾ inches, coloured frontispiece, 7 full page black and white illustrations and 1 half page, 315 pages, bound in the original publisher's light green boards, black vignette, decoration and lettering to both boards and spine, top edges light green, red and black map endpapers. No inscriptions, page edges bright and clean, a Fine crisp copy in very good plus eighth impression DUSTWRAPPER (dw: price clipped by publisher on front and rear inner flaps, '12s. 6d. net' reprinted on front flap, spine lightly browned, 5 mm (¼") closed tear to top of lower hinge and to bottom of front fold, 2 minute nicks to top of spine, 1 to tail of spine, 3 mm (1/8") surface graze to lower corner of upper panel next to fold (see images), a little faint foxing to white area at top of upper panel and some to reverse). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.
Bookseller: Roger Middleton [United Kingdom]
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