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TOLKIEN, J. R. R.

Published by London: George Allen and Unwin, 1937 (1937)

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Item Description: London: George Allen and Unwin, 1937, 1937. Octavo (190 x 135 mm). Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in green morocco, titles to spine and front cover gilt, raised with bands with gilt to compartments, gilt blocked dragon to front cover, gilt rule to turn-ins, original map endpapers, gilt edges. An excellent copy. Frontispiece and 9 illustrations after the author's drawings; with final advert leaf. First edition, first impression. A beautifully bound copy of this children's classic. Hammond & Anderson A3b. Bookseller Inventory # 92214

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TOLKIEN, J. R. R.

Published by London: George Allen and Unwin, 1937 (1937)

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Item Description: London: George Allen and Unwin, 1937, 1937. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, burgundy endpapers and original map endpapers bound in, edges gilt. With an elaborate onlay to both the front and back boards. A fine copy. Frontispiece and 9 other illustrations in black and white by the author. First edition, first impression, 1,500 copies published. Hammond & Anderson A3a. Bookseller Inventory # 115489

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TOLKIEN, J. R. R.

Published by London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1937 (1937)

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Item Description: London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1937, 1937. Octavo. Original green cloth, spine and covers blocked in black, top edge green, map endpapers printed in black and red. With the dust jacket. Housed in a custom box within an elaborate brown morocco-backed slipcase, with gilt lettering and leather onlays to the spine. Bookplate to first blank. Cloth a little faded to edges, otherwise a very good copy in a brighter than usual jacket that has some nicks to extremities, a touch of black ink at upper edge of front fold, and a little paper restoration to the top edge. Frontispiece and 9 full-page uncoloured illustrations after drawings by the author. First edition, first impression, first issue jacket with the hand-correction to "Dodgeson" on the rear inside flap. The first edition was published on 21 September 1937 and the first impression of 1,500 copies was sold out by December. Hammond & Anderson A3b. Bookseller Inventory # 93967

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THE HOBBIT OR THERE AND BACK AGAIN: Tolkien, J[ohn] R[onald]

Tolkien, J[ohn] R[onald] R[euel]

Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd [1937]., London (1937)

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Item Description: George Allen & Unwin Ltd [1937]., London, 1937. Octavo, pp. [1-11] 12-310 [311: colophon] [312: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], original pictorial light green cloth, front, spine and rear panels stamped in black, top edge stained light green, endpaper maps. First edition, first printing. 1500 copies printed. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-339. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1805. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 732-39. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 162-63. Hammond and Anderson A3a. Bookseller ticket affixed to front paste-down at lower right corner, mild spotting to page edges, some light foxing to cloth edges around the paste-downs, pale green top stain faded, a fine copy in nearly fine to fine dust jacket with small 10 mm closed tear at the top edge of front panel mended and minute professional restoration of the upper right front corner, the upper and lower rear corners, and a tiny area at the upper edge of the rear panel. A lovely copy of one the major high spots of modern fantasy fiction. (#154558). Bookseller Inventory # 154558

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