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Pirated edition of The Hobbit 1966 Houghton Mifflin edition, released in the Republic of China #CLP0052 - 1970, The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien Taiwanese pirated edition - € 130,-

Pirated edition of The Hobbit 1966 Houghton Mifflin edition, released in the Republic of China.


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1970, Taiwanese pirated edition of The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, released in 1966 by Houghton Mifflin.
Pirated edition since licensed publication of The Hobbit came much later.


The book is in fine condition, only the dustjacket shows some tanning to the spine, rubbing to the edges and loss on several places on the border and edge of the dust jacket.

This book looks exactly like the 1966 US edition of The Hobbit, except for the quality of the paper.
The paper is very thin and of extreme low quality, one still sees fibers and can almost look through the paper.
This is a pirated edition and has some Chinese characters printed on the front free end paper.
I have been told that there is written the year of publication and publisher information.

The dust jacket has seen better days, but also of lower quality then usual. It has some tears and loss, some tanning.
Still books like these are rare and when they come on the market almost never have the jacket.

A highly collectable copy, hard to find in any condition

Digital photo's available, inquire if interested.

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