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Midlands author's classics to fetch over £10k

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.

Midlands author's classics to be sold at auction

The first edition of Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' Credit: Bonhams Auctioneers

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.

Shakespeare's 'Comedies, Histories and Tragedies' Credit: Bonhams Auctioneers

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