A beautiful copy of the Allen & Unwin De Luxe Edition of The Hobbit.
This copy is the 4th impression, published in 1986, of the 1st De Luxe Edition of 1976, with the Tolkien line drawings colorized by H. E. Riddett, also housed in original publishers box.
Bound in black buckram cloth, with gilt artwork on the front boards.
Gilt compartments with Title, Author, and publisher on the spines.
An exceptional copy for the collector.
No names, writing or faults noted in the book. Maps are printed as the endpapers.
The publishers box shows a little wear to the edges and corners, with some staining to the label, but it has protected the book very well over the years.
Overall a Near Fine copy of this wonderful book, housed in it's Very Good box.
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