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The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, 1958 10th Impression in Original Dustjacket

#000932 - The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, 1958 10th Impression in Original Dustjacket - sold


The book is in Near Fine condition, with no soiling only the most minor or rubbing to the tips of the folds.

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The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Published by Allen & Unwin in 1958.


The book is in Near Fine condition, with no soiling only the most minor or rubbing to the tips of the folds.

No previous owners name or any other writing, offsetting or foxing noted. Slightest bit of spine lean, no other faults noted. The original green cloth with dark blue stamping of Tolkien's own design, the beautiful Mountains and Dragon, are in clean and bright condition, no fading or tanning noted. The title verso has the full printing history up to this 10th impression of 1958, and the original dustjacket is correctly marked the 10th impression. The priced dustjacket is in Near Fine condition, with only the most minor of rubbing to the edges to the fold areas. Colors are bright and unsoiled, with no tanning or darkening of the spine. Edges of the text block are clean and unfoxed.

A beautiful copy, of an early printing, of this much sought after children's classic.

Digital photo's available, inquire if interested.

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