The Hobbit - the rare first deluxe edition.
Illustrated profusely throughout by Tolkien himself and presented in the orginal publisher's fine binding - the rare, first ever deluxe edition of The Hobbit.
First deluxe edition, first impression. Publisher's original black pictorial cloth with illustrative vignette of Smaug. With the rare origibal slipcase. All in fine condition. With the original 12 colour plates, and 2 double page colour maps, all by Tolkien.
Published by Allen & Unwin, London, 1976.