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46%OFFJ. R. R. Tolkien - The Hobbit Facsimile First Edition - 9780007440832 - 9780007440832
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The Hobbit Facsimile First Edition

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Description for The Hobbit Facsimile First Edition Hardcover. This sumptuous gift set includes a replica of the very rare first edition of The Hobbit, the only edition where one can now read the original version of the story before Tolkien re-edited it to become the one enjoyed by readers since 1951. Num Pages: 312 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour). BIC Classification: FC; FM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 211 x 36. Weight in Grams: 572.
This sumptuous gift set includes a replica of the very rare first edition of The Hobbit, the only edition where one can now read the original version of the story before Tolkien re-edited it to become the one enjoyed by readers since 1951. The Hobbit was published on 21 September 1937, with a print run of 1,500 copies. With a beautiful cover design, nearly a dozen black & white illustrations and two black & red maps by the author himself, the book proved to be ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Condition
New
Number of Pages
312
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780007440832
SKU
9780007440832
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 2 to 4 working days
Ref
99-1

About J. R. R. Tolkien
J.R.R.Tolkien (1892-1973) was a distinguished academic, though he is best known for writing The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion and The Children of Hurin, plus other stories and essays. His books have been translated into over 60 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.

Reviews for The Hobbit Facsimile First Edition
`The Hobbit belongs to a very small class of books which have nothing in common save that each admits us to a world of its own. Its place is with Alice and The Wind in the Willows.' Times Literary Supplement `One of the best ... Read more

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