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Tolkien, The Hobbit and Other Stories, Unwin Paperbacks set, released in 1978 #CLP0281 - Tolkien, The Hobbit and Other Stories, Unwin Paperbacks set, released in 1978 - € 50

A nice set of Unwin paperbacks of The Hobbit and other tales by J.R.R. Tolkien, with the scarce slipcase with Tolkien's art.


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Tolkien, The Hobbit and Other Stories, Unwin Paperbacks set, contains The Hobbit, Farmer Giles of Ham & The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, Tree and Leaf, Smith of Wootton Major and The Homecoming of Beorthnoth. Released in 1978 by Uwnin Paperbacks.


This is one of the few published sets that includes these three books, The Hobbit, Farmer Giles of Ham & The Adventures of Tom Bombadil andree and Leaf, Smith of Wootton Major and The Homecoming of Beorthnoth. 

The Hobbit is the 6th impression 1978, Unwin paperback. 2nd state, with Tolkien's drawing (1st state has Tolkien's dust jacket design on the cover).
Farmer Giles of Ham & The Adventures of Tom Bombadil is the 2nd impression 1977, Unwinpaperback.
Tree and Leaf, Smith of Wootton Major and The Homecoming of Beorthnothg is the 2nd impression 1977, Unwinpaperback.

ISBN's 0 04 823126 6, 0 04 823125 8 and 0 04 820015 8. Paperbacks. Issued in a slipcase under the title The Hobbit and Other Stories.
Slipcase artwork based on an illustration by J.R.R. Tolkien, with ISBN 0 04 823134 7. With a depiction of Tolkien's 'Green Dragon' to the slipcase.

Hammond Page Ref.: pp.50, 211 & 212.
The Hobbit contains the four color and eight black and white illustrations by Tolkien, as well as the two maps, Thrors Map and Wilderland.
The second book Farmer Giles of Ham and The Adventures of Tom Bombadil have the illustrations by Pauline Baynes in black and white throughout the book.
The third book has the Pauline Baynes illustrations in black and white thru the Smith of Wootton Major section with no illustrations in the Tree and Leaf or The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth sections.

These paperback books are in near fine and unread condition. Just some minor rubbing and minimal use.
Only The Hobbit has some rubbing to the sping edges and showing some color loss.
The slipcase has some minor rubbings to bottom and sides, and back spine. But overal in near fine condition.

An unusual and very hard to find set, in the original publishers slipcase, still in this lovely condition.

A nice set of Unwin paperbacks of The Hobbit and other tales by J.R.R. Tolkien, with the scarce slipcase with Tolkien's art.



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