Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1938.
First American edition, first state with a bowing hobbit on the title page, and Chapter VII mistakenly titles Chapter VI. Bound in publisher's original buff cloth stamped in blue and red; lacking the dust jacket. Near Fine with light soiling to covers and light bumping to corners. A very sharp copy of Tolkien's fantasy masterpiece, with illustrations by the author. Item #140943788