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NEW The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien Hardcover Book (Englis
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Brand New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages. See the seller’s ... Read moreabout the condition
ISBN-10:

0395177111

Edition Description:

Collector's

ISBN-13:

9780395177112

Publication Year:

1973

Author:

J.R.R. Tolkien

Language:

English

Format:

Book, Trade Cloth

ISBN:

9780395177112

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Synopsis
Bilbo Baggins, the hobbit, is a peaceful sort who lives in a cozy hole in the Shire, a place where adventures are uncommon - and rather unwanted. So when the wizard Gandalf whisks him away on a treasure-hunting expedition with a troop of rowdy dwarves, he's not entirely thrilled. Encountering ruthless trolls, beastly orcs, gigantic spiders, and hungry wolves, Bilbo discovers within himself astonishing strength and courage. And at the ultimate confrontation with the fearsome dragon Smaug, the hobbit will brave the dangers of the dark and dragon fire alone and unaided.

This deluxe collector's edition of Tolkien's modern classic is boxed and bound in green leatherette with gold and red foil rune stamping on the spine and cover. The text pages are printed in black with green accents. It includes five full page illustrations in full color and many more in two color in addition to Thror's map -- all prepared by the author. J.R.R. Tolkien's own description for the original edition: "If you care for journeys there and back, out of the comfortable Western world, over the edge of the Wild, and home again, and can take an interest in a humble hero (blessed with a little wisdom and a little courage and considerable good luck), here is a record of such a journey and such a traveler. The period is the ancient time between the age of Faerie and the dominion of men, when the famous forest of Mirkwood was still standing, and the mountains were full of danger. In following the path of this humble adventurer, you will learn by the way (as he did) -- if you do not already know all about these things -- much about trolls, goblins, dwarves, and elves, and get some glimpses into the history and politics of a neglected but important period. For Mr. Bilbo Baggins visited various notable persons; conversed with the dragon, Smaug the Magnifi� and was present, rather unwillingly, at the Battle of the Five Armies. This is all the more remarkable, since he was a hobbit. Hobbits have hitherto been passed over in history and legend, perhaps because they as a rule preferred comfort to excitement. But this account, based on his personal memoirs, of the one exciting year in the otherwise quiet life of Mr. Baggins will give you a fair idea of the estimable people now (it is said) becoming rather rare. They do not like noise."


Product Identifiers
ISBN-100395177111
ISBN-139780395177112

Key Details
AuthorJ. R. R. Tolkien
Number Of Pages320 pages
Edition DescriptionCollector's
FormatHardcover
Publication Date1973-10-24
LanguageEnglish
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

Additional Details
Copyright Date1994
IllustratedYes

Dimensions
Weight41.5 Oz
Height1 In.
Width6.8 In.
Length9 In.

Target Audience
GroupYoung Adult Audience
Grade From7
Age Range12

Classification Method
LCCN73-008769
Dewey DecimalFIC
Dewey Edition23

Reviews
"A flawless masterpiece."

"All those, young or old, who love a finely imagined story, beautifully told, will take The Hobbit to their hearts." Horn Book Guide "A flawless masterpiece." The Times of London


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For sale we have The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien hardcover book. This piece of writing is in perfect condition with no dings, scratches, torn, or missing pages (book is clean!) Book is about 7" long, 9.5" tall, and 1.5" thick. Comes in protective sleeve. Please contact us with any questions regarding this book. Thanks! 

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