1997 Harper Collins The Hobbit, Signed Limited Numbered Edition - 139 of 600, published by Harper Collins.
Number 139 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 published to celebrate the centenary of J.R.R. tolkien's birth on January 3, 1892.
The Hobbit, Signed Limited Numbered Edition, by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Published in 1997 by Harper Collins.
Quarter bound in Burgundy leather and cloth volume, housed in the publisher's original burgundy clothbound slipcase.
Number 139 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".
Signed by the renowned artist, Alan Lee. The book looks unread and still crackles when opening. Still the red cloth and the signature page show stains. Perhaps the book was once stored in a damp location. All is stable now. Except for these stains the book looks very nice.
Gilt title, gilded page edges, and gilt image of Smaug on the book and slipcase.
A stunningly beautiful and scarce edition in Fine Condition.
An nice limited edition The Hobbit, again one of only 600 produced worldwide.
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