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    Sale 2462 | Lot 272
    Price Realized: $6,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2462 Lot 272

      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

      Estimate $6,000 - 9,000


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $6,250