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Details about  J.R.R .Tolkien, The Hobbit, 11th overall impression, 1959 w/ jacket

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J.R.R .Tolkien, The Hobbit, 11th overall impression, 1959 w/ jacket
J-R-R-Tolkien-The-Hobbit-11th-overall-impression-1959-w-jacket
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Jacket has paperloss to spine head and heel, but otherwise complete. Book very good to near fine.

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06 Aug, 2014 09:33:36 BST
Price:
£346.74
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£7.00 Standard Delivery | See details
Item location:
Machynlleth, United Kingdom

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230933734395
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Item specifics

Condition: Used
Seller notes: Jacket has paperloss to spine head and heel, but otherwise complete. Book very good to near fine.
Format:

Hardback w/Jacket

Condition:

Used

Printing Year:

1959

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2nd edition, 11th overall impression with 11th impression jacket. Lovely book and jacket, as good as they come. Slighting ghosting to book spine (patterns of the dust jacket white on book spine/cover) No lean, no marks on book except a small book dealers stamp on the lower inside cover,, binding tight Jacket is particularly nice, clipped, very little paper loss, slight darkening to spine colors. Above average condition overall.  Please ask for photos. Tolkien specialist. For questions email markfaith@festivalartandbooks.com  or visit festivalartandbooks.com

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Restoration and other fake dust jackets

These dust jacket have NOT been restored or altered in any way.  We do not deal in facsimile or restored jackets. While a  future buyer may decide to have it restored, we advise against it if they intend to resell it someday. A book without an original jacket is worth a fraction of one with. A restored jacket is worth a considerable less, even if the work was very minor.   “Restoring” is nothing more than a deception to make something damaged look artificially new. It’s a fake and most serious collectors and dedicated fans want an item as close to its original condition, any warts and all.  It adds some value to a jacket-less book if the restoration is very, very minor, but nothing close to a book with an original unrestored jacket. Don’t be deceived into buying restored jackets as buyers now trying to sell their restore jackets now have been. A fake is fake! The rule is simply the closer to the original condition, the better and more valuable. Adding anything artificial, even if undetectable, seriously reduces the value to serious collectors. Don’t waste your money with false economy. Hold out and buy the best you can find!



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