Rare copies of the Hobbit

Tolkien, J. R. R. (1892 - 1973) - The Hobbit
Signed and limited #116 of 600 worldwideHarper Collins, 1997
Burgundy quarter leather and cloth volume, housed in publisher's burgundy clothbound box.

Number 116 of a limited edition of only 600, specially bound and slipcased by the publisher to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first publication of "The Hobbit."

Full color plates and a number of smaller black and white drawings. Signed and numbered by the renowned artist Alan Lee.

Gilt title, gilded page edges, and gilt image of Smaug on book and slipcase.  Fine condition book, in very near fine slipcase (a few minor fingerprints from prior handling).

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