In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit..... (1937)


The Hobbit.

Published: Allen & Unwin,

Date: 1937

First edition. 8vo. 310pp + 2pp ads. Dark green boards with black illustrations by Tolkien. Topedge green as issued. A very good+ copy. Clean boards with light dusting. Nick to top right corner of spine & a few to foot of spine & one slightly beyond onto foot of rear board. Boards just showing bottom right corner of leading edges. Internally crisp and clean with no inscriptions & no foxing. Clean edges. Map endpapers original and unsplit. None of the usual tanning to spine. A lovely clean copy.

Hammond A3a.


Offered by Julian Roberts