|#000278 - 1st Edition 4th impression UK Hobbit, with dustjacket - SOLD
|Fourth impression published 1946.
Decorative map endpapers in Fine condition, previous owner's name on first blank page. Color frontispiece, mono plates, and text block all in Fine condition. Produced in conformity with the war time standard's, with the distinctive 'War Time Economy Standards' title verso. This copy has is in its original non-price clipped dustjacket in Very Good Plus/Near Fine condition. Has minute loss at the folds, and small chips and loss at the top and bottom of the spine. A number of small closed tears have been repaired to the back side of the dustjacket with archival preservation tape, to help maintain and preserve this beautiful dustjacket. Pages are clean and bright, no tears or stains. Still shows the green topstain only slightly faded.
A beautiful collectable copy. Uncommon in this Near Fine condition.
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