Estimate: £400 - £600
Sold For: £1,300
The Hobbit or There and Back Again, 1st edition, 2nd impression, 1937,
four colour plates by the author, illustrations, advertisement leaf at end, pages 81-88 with short closed tear at gutter, some light spotting and soiling, small presentation inscription to half title, map endpapers, original green pictorial cloth, spine a little toned and rubbed at ends, a few light stains and some wear at corners, 8vo
The second impression with the colour plates, published in the same year as the first printing.