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EBAY 13373 5/20/2014
The Hobbit, An Illustrated Edition by J.R.R. Tolkien, published by Harry N. Abrams,Inc., copyright 1977. This is a hardcover book with an acetate dust jacket. The jacket has light to medium wear, especially to the edges and corners. There is some discoloration and some of the color has come off the dragon on the back cover. The book has light wear, mainly to the edges and corners. There is a ding on the front cover's bottom edge. The textblock edges has discolored slightly. The bindings and hinges are strong and tight. There is writing in red marker on the flyleaf. The book's remaining pages are clean of marks. Please see pictures for a better idea of the condition described herein. 324 paginated pages. 220 paginated pages. 11" x 11.5"
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