Lot 231 of 302:
American edition of Tolkien's Hobbit  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,560
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Title:
The Hobbit

Author:
Tolkien, J.R.R.

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company

Date:
1938

Description:

310 pp. Map endpapers, 4 color plates, black and white plates and illustrations within text by the author. (8vo) original tan cloth. First American Edition, Third State.

Third state with seated flute player on title page, maps at endpapers listed in correct order in list of illustrations, Chapter VII is labeled correctly on page 118; without the type flaws that appeared in subsequent printings.

First American edition of one of the most internationally acclaimed works in the fantasy literature genre and one is eternally popular with readers young and old.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Spin a little sunned, ends with a touch of fraying, corners just showing, ΒΌ" ink mark at upper left corner of front cover; very good or better.


 
Item number:
301813
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