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Rare copy of The Hobbit - first edition.

Lot 308 (MH214 March Two Day Fine Art Sale, 26th March 2019)

£4,000 - £6,000

Buyer's premium: 26.4% (inc. VAT)

Lot details

Note catalogue update: pages 129-144 missing due to a mis-bind error, only one known to the Tolkien society to not have been caught before sale.

Tolkien (John Ronald Reuel) The Hobbit, 1st edition, 1st impression, 1937, 10 black and white illustrations by the Author, single leaf advertisement at end, map end papers in black and red, original 8vo, pictorial green cloth, George Allen & Unwin Ltd.