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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien published by George Allan and Unwin in 1985
#CLP0057 - The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien published by George Allan and Unwin in 1985 - sold

The Hobbit, third edition fith impression released in the UK by George Allan and Unwin in 1985

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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, released in 1985 by George Allen and Unwin.
The Hobbit, 3rd edition, 5th impression.

The book is in near fine condition, with a near fine price clipped dust jacket.
No writing appears inside the book, except from a pencil note from a past book dealer that easily can be removed on the front map.

The text block is bright and clean, with no foxing marks.
The map endpapers are clean and bright, unmarked.

The title verso has the full printing history up to this Fifth Impression 1985.
This edition includes several black and white and color illustrations by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Also has the original dust jacket design by J.R.R. Tolkien.

The boards are the original dark green cloth with gold stamping of tolkien's name, The hobbit, publsihers name and rune design on the spine.
The top stain is light green and has not faded.

The dustjacket is price clipped and in near fine condition.

A very nice copy of the 1985 5th impression, 3rd edition the Hobbit by George Allen & Uwin in a near fine priceclipped jacket.

Digital photo's available, inquire if interested.

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