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The Annotated Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien; Introduction and notes by Douglas A. Anderson

by Anderson, Douglas A. (signed twice); J. R. R. Tolkien

Condition: Fine condition/Fine dust jacket


Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1988. SIGNED TWICE by Douglas A. Anderson. A gorgeous copy of the 1988 first printing. Fine condition in a Fine dust jacket. NOT price clipped ($24.95). NO chips. NO tears. NO creases. NO rubbing. NO fading. Protected by a removable Brodart clear-plastic sleeve. Bright, clean, square and tight. Tiny bump to one corner of the front cover (pages and dust jacket are NOT affected). NOT a library discard. NOT a remainder. Crisp and unmarked. Introduction and notes by Douglas A. Anderson. SIGNED by Anderson on the title page (his signature only). Also inscribed/signed and dated ("10 November 1988") by him on the front free endpaper in the year of publication. Bound in the original gilt-stamped green boards with blue cloth spine. First printing, with complete number row (M 10 987654321) on the copyright page. Oversize Hardcover. 8.75" wide by 11.25" tall. This large, heavy book will require extra postage for Priority and International shipments, but only the standard charge for media mail. From the dust jacket: "Many of Tolkien's own illustrations embellish the text, and numerous illustrations from foreign editions exhibit a fascinating range of visual interpretations… For hardcore Tolkien fans and scholars, an appendix details all of Tolkien's revisions made at various times to the published text and provides an uncommon glimpse into the special concerns of an exceptional and painstaking writer.". INSCRIBED / SIGNED by Douglas Anderson. First Printing of the First Edition. Oversize Hardcover. Fine condition/Fine dust jacket. xi, 337pp. Great Packaging, Fast Shipping.
  • Bookseller: About Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 018105
  • Title: The Annotated Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien; Introduction and notes by Douglas A. Anderson
  • Author: Anderson, Douglas A. (signed twice); J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine condition
  • Jacket condition: Fine dust jacket
  • Edition: First Printing of the First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0395476909
  • ISBN 13: 9780395476901
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
  • Place: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Date published: 1988
  • Bookseller catalogs: Science Fiction / Fantasy;
  • Subjects: FICTION / Science Fiction / General;


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