A friend of mine shared these with me this morning. I told him I would post later tonight, but I could not wait. How he finds these treasures I will never know. His passion and excitement for books, art and life is like nothing I have ever encountered. It is a pleasure every time we speak and I always look fwd to the next. These will be added to the Collector's Gallery. Name: The Hobbit Author J.R.R. Tolkien Publisher: Houghton and Mifflin Year: 1937/1938. Author: J. R. R. Tolkien State: 1st Edition. Owner: A. L. Smith. Name: The Fellowship of the Ring Author J.R.R. Tolkien Publisher: Allen and Unwin. Year: 1968 State: Signed Owner: A. L. Smith. Name: The Fellowship of the Ring Author J.R.R. Tolkien Publisher: Allen and Unwin Year: 1953 Edition: Uncorrected Proof with Paper Dust Jacket. Author: J. R. R. Tolkien .