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The Hobbit

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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Vintage; 1910-1950
Very Good; book fine; jacket torn and edge worn/corner chips
7.4" L x 5.1" W x 1" H

Why We Love This

The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1959. 11th printing of the second edition. 315 pp. A near fine hardcover copy with no interior marks, foxing or inscriptions, slight fading to spine edges. Very good, unclipped dust jacket is worn, with closed tears, a crease and chipped edges. Early UK editions like this are now fiercely collected. Illustrated endpapers, color frontispiece and text illustrations by Tolkien himself.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.