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Hobbit or There & Back Again, The (1938) 1st U.S. EDITION 2ND ISSUE of J. R. R. Tolkien Masterpiece Set in Middle Earth, with FACSIMILE of Original Dustjacket Designed By Tolkien, as Found on the Original UK Editions with Blurb from London Times on Front. by  as Well as the Original b/w & Color Line Drawings By Tolkien. Illustrated Col  Contains the Full Color Frontispiece the Hill: Hobbiton-across-the Water with Small Chip Edge & Small Water Stain - 1st Edition - 1938 - from BLUFF PARK RARE BOOKS (SKU: 23061)

Hobbit or There & Back Again, The (1938) 1st U.S. EDITION 2ND ISSUE of J. R. R. Tolkien Masterpiece Set in Middle Earth, with FACSIMILE of Original Dustjacket Designed By Tolkien, as Found on the Original UK Editions with Blurb from London Times on Front.

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Hobbit or There & Back Again, The (1938) 1st U.S. EDITION 2ND ISSUE of J. R. R. Tolkien Masterpiece Set in Middle Earth, with FACSIMILE of Original Dustjacket Designed By Tolkien, as Found on the Original UK Editions with Blurb from London Times on Front.

by J. R. R. Tolkien, INNER HINGES Cracked & Starting, Contains the Full Color Frontispiece the Hill: Hobbiton-across-the Water with Small Chip Edge & Small Water Stain, as Well as the Original b/w & Color Line Drawings By Tolkien. Illustrated Col

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Houghton Mifflin Boston & NY, Printed in U.S., 1938. HBDJ, FACSIMILE DustJacket Fine condition, 1st US. Edition, 2nd Printing, 1938, Dates Match Title & Copyright Page, Second Issue with publisher's device Mark on title page With the Houghton Mifflin colophon (Seated youth playing pipes),BK GOOD- / FACSIMILE DJ FINE, Original Beige TAN cloth with Stains, Some Soiling, & Chips Tears Rub Extremities Cover, , Front boards have "The Hobbit" stamped in blue as well as Red Device, Interior relatively Nice, with FOXING, Wear O/W nice Tight Not Loose, Book is GOOD- Condition SOLD AS-IS . Interior Lower edge Moisture stains few pages near Spine & 5 or Pgs with Water stains Bottom edge of blank Margin of Illustration , Some small Brown stains some pages, 310 pgs, Tears Chips to Upper Lower Spine Cover, 8vo, a good candidate for Possible restoration or rebinding. Front Cover bit WOBBLY.. Illustrated Color Map Endpapers Wilderland front & Back is Thors Map endpaper, Half Title page small stains with blank pg before it Torn OUT, List of Illustrations. This book also has the half title page as called for. It features the 4 color including Frontispiece and 9 b/w illustrations by Tolkien, all of which are present. Classic of modern fiction. Cloth Cover stamped in blue and red (w/bowing hobbit on front board) The tale of Mr. Bilbo Baggins and his great adventures which introduces readers to the world of Middle Earth, a mystical ring and hobbits themselves.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Fine.

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BLUFF PARK RARE BOOKS US (US)
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Title
Hobbit or There & Back Again, The (1938) 1st U.S. EDITION 2ND ISSUE of J. R. R. Tolkien Masterpiece Set in Middle Earth, with FACSIMILE of Original Dustjacket Designed By Tolkien, as Found on the Original UK Editions with Blurb from London Times on Front.
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J. R. R. Tolkien, INNER HINGES Cracked & Starting, Contains the Full Color Frontispiece the Hill: Hobbiton-across-the Water with Small Chip Edge & Small Water Stain, as Well as the Original b/w & Color Line Drawings By Tolkien. Illustrated Col
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Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
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Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Boston & NY, Printed in U.S.
Date published
1938
Keywords
J.R.R. TOLKIEN FANTASY SCIENCE FICTION, WITH FACSIMILE DJ

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