Got an extra $15,000 (US) Laying Around? – Well, we have the perfect gift you can purchase for us

by May 3, 2000Other News


Got $15,000 for this book?
Steve Shovlar sent this in:

Just thought I would let you now that I was in Sothebys Bond Street London yesterday and they have an upcomming auction. The cover of the catalogue is of an early edition of the Hobbit, valued at 8,000 UK pounds.

After looking into it a bit further, here is the information.

Lot # 134

Tolkien, J.R.R.,

The Hobbit,

George Allen and Unwin, 1937.



Estimate:

£8,000-10,000

$12,600-15,800



Auciton Information

Session 1. Thursday, May 11, 10:30 am

Session 2. Friday, May 12, 2:30 pm

Session 3. Thursday, May 18, 10:30 am

Exhibition Information

Sunday, May 7 : Lots 1-537 only

Monday, May 8 : Lots 1-537 only

Tuesday, May 9 : Lot 1-537 only

Wednesday, May 10 : Lots 1-537 only

Sunday, May 14 : Lots 538-844 only

Monday, May 15 : Lots 538-844 only

Tuesday, May 16 : Lots 538-844 only

Wednesday, May 17 : Lots 538-844 only

Absentee Bids

This auction may be referred to as Sale L00207

Tel. 44 20 7293 5283

Fax. 44 20 7293 6255

Inquiries

Tel. 44 20 7293 5000

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