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J.R.R .Tolkien, The Hobbit 1st Edition, 3rd impression, 1942
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Format: Hardback Language: English
Printing Year: 1942 Condition: Used
Special Attributes: 1st Edition

George Allen and Unwin 1st edition, 3rd impression. Lovely near fine book, no jacket but we will supply a much later edition jacket just to protect the book (as shown). The extremely rare 3rd printing in which a large number were destroyed during bombing of London. So few original jackets exist it was thought they didn't produce any due to paper shortages. The book itself is very hard to find and this copy is near fine. Minor scuffing to cover edges, clean pages with no marks. read-once condition. A must for any collection. One of the books you should buy when you see one as they are never there when you want one!

Please see all my early Hobbit listings. I also have 6th, 7th and 8th, 9th and 10th overall editions. I will consider an offer on all Hobbit books I have listed.

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