The Hobbit Pocket Edition

The Hobbit Pocket EditionThe Pocket Hobbit
75th Anniversary Edition
By J R R Tolkien

ISBN: 9780007440849
On Sale: 1/11/2011
Format: Hardback
Trimsize: 157 x 115 x 19 mm
Pages: 304

 

Bilbo Baggins enjoys a quiet and contented life, with no desire to travel far from the comforts of home; then one day the wizard Gandalf and a band of dwarves arrive unexpectedly and enlist his services – as a burglar – on a dangerous expedition to raid the treasure-hoard of Smaug the dragon. Bilbo′s life is never to be the same again.

THE HOBBIT became an instant success when it was first published in 1937, and 75 years later Tolkien′s epic tale of elves, dwarves, trolls, goblins, myth, magic and adventure, with its reluctant hero Bilbo Baggins, has lost none of its appeal.

Now, for the first time, the classic hardback edition is available in a one-off special pocket-sized edition. Featuring the distinctive cover illustration painted by Tolkien himself, plus his own drawings in the book, this edition will be the perfect gift for little hobbits everywhere!

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