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The Hobbit or There and Back Again

Author

Tolkien, J.R.R.

Publisher

George Allen & Unwin

£ 4,500

Reference
1335
£4,500
310pp, [2] , rebound by Temple Bookbinders in full green morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, title label to second panel, matching author label to fourth, date to foot, upper cover with single fillet border and Smaug tool to foot, a.e.g., with original endpapers and cloth bound in at rear, now housed in a cloth slipcase

Externally near fine, internally some light finger marking to margins, otherwise fairly bright and clean

The second impression, one of two thousand three hundred copies, in the same year as the first, with colour illustrations for the first time

Hammond and Anderson A3a (see page 15 for a discussion of the second impression)
Condition

Very Good

Publish Place

London

Publish Year

1937

Size

8vo

Jacket Condition

No Jacket

Binding

Hardback

Edition

Reprint