Nov 14, 2017 - Sale 2462

Sale 2462 - Lot 272

Price Realized: $ 6,250
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
TOLKIEN, J.R.R. The Hobbit or There and Back Again. Frontispiece, 8 plates and one vignette by Tolkien; advertisement leaf at end. Half-title. 8vo, full green morocco by Bayntun-Riviere, front cover with gilt dragon motif in lower right corner, spine gilt in compartments, all edges and turn-ins gilt; original cartographic endpapers and publisher's illustrated green cloth front cover bound in. first edition, first impression, finely bound. Currey 476; Hammond A3a. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1937