A first edition of JRR Tolkien's 'The Hobbit', and a third folio edition of William Shakespeare's 'Comedies, Histories and Tragedies' go under the hammer today.
Auctioneers, Bonhams, expect both works by the Midlands writers to be sold for between £10,000 and £15,000.
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