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First Deluxe Edition 1976 The Hobbit or There and back again by J.R.R. Tolkien
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a fine unread copy with tissue cover - box shows very minor edge and corner wear with slight rubbing

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27 Mar, 2014 17:54:42 GMT
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Whitehaven, Cumbria, United Kingdom

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Seller notes: a fine unread copy with tissue cover - box shows very minor edge and corner wear with slight rubbing to the extremities - small tear to the very thin tissue cover
Format: Fine Deluxe Binding - boxed Language: English
Printing Year: 1976
You are looking at a deluxe edition of The Hobbit or there and back again
by JRR Tolkien

First Deluxe Edition 1976

the binding is black buckram cloth with gilt highlighted Smaug on the upper covers - titled in gilt on the spine
 [NB shown next to The Lord of the Rings for Illustration only - this auction is for The Hobbit]

the book is in fine condition and appears unread - the box shows minor evidence of handling with a small grubby mark on the label on the box 

an attractive example increasingly scarce 

box measures 155mm x 230mm 

more photos to follow 
sensible starting bid listed without reserve - any questions please just ask 

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On 18-Mar-14 at 16:14:39 GMT, seller added the following information:

A few more photos - any questions please just ask

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On 21-Mar-14 at 14:20:13 GMT, seller added the following information:

Interested in Tolkien? - please see our other items for a deluxe copy of The Lord of the Rings item no 351029321601

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Michael Moons Bookshop

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