Details about Folio Society The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien Lord of the Rings Hobbits SlipcaseSee original listing
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12 Jun, 2014 16:07:12 BST
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Milstead, Kent, United Kingdom
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A book that has been read and does not look new, but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the book cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins. Some identifying marks on the inside cover, but this is minimal. Very little wear and tear. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
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|Subject:||Fantasy Tolkien Lord of the Rings Hobbits||Special Attributes:||Fine Bindings|
|Series:||Folio Society Tolkien|
or ‘There and Back Again’
(A Hardback Volume in a Slipcase)
Published by ‘The Folio Society’ in 1997
Illustrations by Eric Fraser
Series binding in paper covered boards, blocked in gold with a design by Francis Mosley. Gilt titles blocked on black panels to spine. Printed on Caxton Wove paper. Burgundy slipcase.
9" x 5¾". 235x 155mm. 900g (Unpacked).
248 pages + prelims and illustrations. Endpaper maps by Tolkien, frontispiece, numerous full page and in text woodcuts by the artist.
Book in “VG” condition. Nice copy. Good bindings, no loose or missing pages. No inscriptions / bookplates / other markings. Slight fading to colour to spine. Slight shelf-ware to slipcase.
Bilbo Baggins is a reasonably typical hobbit: fond of sleeping, eating, drinking, parties and presents. However, it is his destiny to travel to the dwarflands in the east, to help slay the dragon Smaug. His quest takes him through enchanted forests, spiders' lairs, and under the Misty Mountains, where he comes across the vile Gollum, and tricks him out of his 'Precious' - a ring that makes its bearer invisible, and wields a terrible power of its own.
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