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THE HOBBIT OR THERE AND BACK AGAIN
LONDON: GEORGE ALLEN & UNWIN, 1957.. Illustrated by TOLKIEN, J.R.R.. 2nd Edition. Hard Back. VG/VG. 190x130mm Approx Green boards with black illustrated boards and black titles to spine.190x130mm approx. Maps to end papers. 315 nos.pp. Colour frontis + 8 other unspecified b/w illustrations. 9th Impression 1957 of Tolkien's classic work. VG/VG (Book- minor shelf rubbing to extremities. Book block square and binding sound and tight, seemingly unread. No previous owner name or insc. Light shelf soiling /staining to top edge of book block typical of a liquid splash. Dust Jacket- rubbing with colour loss to extremities and a little associated paper loss max 2x2mm approx. at head rear spine fold. Light soiling -red wine splash? to rear panel of 20x25mm approx. Not particularly noticeable but worthy of mention. A few foxing marks showing through to white of front panel and spine a little sun taned. Top and bottom margins of flap folds also a little discoloured the front top fold also showing sign of liquid spilage referred to above of up to 5mm. Despite stated faults the copy offered for sale remains in collectable condition and is now protected in a proprietary wrapper. Non price clipped-cover 12s6d.) Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale.
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Last Found On: 2013-01-08           Check availability:      UKBookworld    

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