London: Allen & Unwin, 1959.
J.R.R. Tolkien. 2nd Edition. Original Cloth. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Very Good Plus / Very Good Plus. Item #2089
The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, by J.R.R. Tolkien. A lovely copy of a very collectable book. This is an Eleventh impression (overall) published in 1959, in its original and correct Eleventh impression dustjacket. The book is in Very Good Plus condition, with the dustjacket in Very Good Plus condition. The price clipped dustjacket show minor chipping and wear to the upper and lower edge including the spine and flap fold areas, with some color loss. The maps show no foxing, clean and bright, without any names or writing, a gift inscription on first blank page. The books cover is uniformly clean and bright, with a little fading to the top edge, a little white paint marking to the bottom board edge, no other soiling or stains noted. The corners are not bumped, and show no wear or fraying whatsoever. A beautiful, clean, collectable copy. Very hard to find a 1950's copy in this lovely condition. Custom leather slipcase included with the book, featuring the original Mountains and Dragon to the front and the JRRT Monogram to the rear.. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions.
Price: $500.00 save 5% $475.00