This catalog is notable for the inclusion of the forthcoming publication of The Hobbit - Or There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien. This list includes particulars of the new books which we hope to publish by the end of May, 1937.
Contains a lovely description of the story, later incorporated into the blurbs on the 1st UK dustjacket.
Catalog is 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", original paper wraps, 56 pages with staple binding, numerous black & white illustrations throughout.
Very likely the first announcement in print of the forth-coming publication of The Hobbit.
Light age toning or soiling to the text and covers.
A closed edge tear to the front, approx 1/4", no loss.
Overall Very Good Plus condition, complete, tight and unmarked.
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