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#000238 - 1st US Hobbit 1st imp 1st State 1938 - SOLD
Newly rebound in full dark green morocco leather, a beautiful copy of an extremely collectable book. This is the 1st Edition, 1st Impression, 1st State, with the Bowing Hobbit on the title page.
Newly rebound in full dark green morocco leather, a beautiful copy of an extremely collectable book. This is the 1st Edition, 1st Impression, 1st State, with the Bowing Hobbit on the title page.

The maps are bound opposite to the order of the List of Illustrations, as per Hammond and Anderson. 'Chapter VII' header is uncorrected and reads as 'Chapter VI'.

This copy has been rebound in Dark Green Morocco leather, with the Bowing Hobbit and title, gilt stamped on the front board. The spine is gilt stamped with the title, author, publisher, and the Dwarfs hat. A fabulous looking presentation, which replicates and embellishes the original books classic design. This book features the 4 color and 9 black and white illustrations by Tolkien, all of which are present and in clean and bright condition.
The text block is also very clean and bright, with only the slightest darkening of the creamy white paper. The book has no inscriptions or writing. The original maps have been lifted and reused as the endpapers. The rear map shows some minor scrapes to the rear pastedown, from removal of bookplate.

A matching full leather custom clamshell case to help protect and show off this lovely classic of modern fiction.

Digital photo's available, inquire if interested.  
Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions.   
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