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TOLKIEN (J.R.R.) The Hobbit or There and Back Again
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MODERN FIRST EDITIONS
TOLKIEN (J.R.R.)
The Hobbit or There and Back Again, first edition, second impression, 4 colour plates, illustrations, front endpaper map slightly creased, publisher's cloth, slight spotting, 8vo, George Allen, 1937

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  • The second impression, which was the first to contain the four colour plates, had a print run of 2,300. Of these 423 were destroyed during a London bombing raid in 1940.
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