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The Hobbit or There and Back Again. Illustrated by the Author. EARLY EDITION IN DW.

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The Hobbit or There and Back Again. Illustrated by the Author. EARLY EDITION IN DW.

by TOLKIEN, J. R. R

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George Allen & Unwin. London. 1955. George Allen & Unwin. 1955. Seventh impression of first edition of 1937, (or second impression of second edition. Wrapper flap states eighth impression. Hardback with DW. Maps to endpapers. Coloured frontis., 7 b/w plates plus illustrated half-page tailpiece. Decorated green boards, remarkably clean and fresh, edges very lightly sunned with slight shelfwear. Pages toned with occasional spots of foxing, signs of light creasing/impression to pages 59-67. Wrapper has been stored with flaps to the outside of the boards so pattern from boards has lightly offset onto flaps.Price of 9s 6d net to front flap which has a light vertical crease. Wrapper is slightly sunned and has some surface soiling. There are nicks to corners and head and tail of spine with small close tear to where tail of spine meets front panel. A remarkably clean and sound copy.

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Addyman Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
96634
Title
The Hobbit or There and Back Again. Illustrated by the Author. EARLY EDITION IN DW.
Author
TOLKIEN, J. R. R
Book Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Date Published
George Allen & Unwin. London. 19
Keywords
SCIENCE FICTION and FANTASY tolkien
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SCIENCE FICTION and FANTASY;

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Addyman Books is based in Hay-on-Wye, the book capital of the world, with almost 30 bookshops in the town, nestled in the Black Mountains of Wales. We have been established since 1986 and have three shops, Addyman Books, Addyman Annexe and Murder & Mayhem. Large general stock. Murder & Mayhem specialises in Detective Fiction, True Crime and Horror.

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