Tolkien Library Store - Signed / Numbered / Limited Editions
A beautiful copy of the Allen & Unwin De Luxe Edition of The Hobbit.
This copy is the 3rd impression, published in 1974, of the DeLuxe Edition of 1976, with the Tolkien line drawings colorized by H. E. Riddett, also housed in the original publishers box.
Bound in black buckram cloth, with gilt artwork on the front boards, depicting tolkien's 'Green Dragon', gilt stamped in red, silver & gold.
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 bound in, rather than used as the endpapers.
The publishers box shows only a little wear to the edges and corners.
The label is white and bright.Overall a Near Fine copy of this wonderful book, housed in it's Near Fine publisher's box.
Digital photo's available, inquire if interested.
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