The Hobbit
  • ISBN: 9780261103283
  • Pages: 498
  • Illustrations: Colour illustrations by the author
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Binding: Hardback

The Hobbit

J. R. R. Tolkien
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The Hobbit is the unforgettable story of Bilbo, a peace-loving hobbit, who embarks on a strange and magical adventure.

Bilbo Baggins enjoys a quiet and contented life with no desire to travel far from the comforts of home. One day the wizard Gandalf and a band of dwarves arrive unexpectedly and enlist his services on a dangerous expedition to raid the treasure-hoard of Smaug the dragon. This special edition of The Hobbit bears a facsimile of Tolkien’s original cover design and includes colour plates of his paintings, colour versions of maps and reproductions of all his drawings.



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