An edition of The Hobbit (1937)

The Hobbit

or There and Back Again

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An edition of The Hobbit (1937)

The Hobbit

or There and Back Again

  • 4.27 ·
  • 409 Ratings
  • 2533 Want to read
  • 209 Currently reading
  • 625 Have read

The Hobbit is a tale of high adventure, undertaken by a company of dwarves in search of dragon-guarded gold. A reluctant partner in this perilous quest is Bilbo Baggins, a comfort-loving unambitious hobbit, who surprises even himself by his resourcefulness and skill as a burglar.

Encounters with trolls, goblins, dwarves, elves, and giant spiders, conversations with the dragon, Smaug, and a rather unwilling presence at the Battle of Five Armies are just some of the adventures that befall Bilbo.

Bilbo Baggins has taken his place among the ranks of the immortals of children’s fiction. Written by Professor Tolkien for his children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when published.

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Publisher
HarperCollins
Language
English
Pages
310

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Previews available in: French Dutch English Polish

Edition Availability
Cover of: Bilbo le Hobbit
Bilbo le Hobbit
2012-10, Livre de Poche
in French
Cover of: The Hobbit
The Hobbit: or There and Back Again
2009, HarperCollins
paperback in English
Cover of: De hobbit
De hobbit
2002, Uitgeverij M
paperback in Dutch - vijfde druk
Cover of: The annotated Hobbit
The annotated Hobbit
1988, Houghton Mifflin Company
hardcover in English
Cover of: The Hobbit
The Hobbit
1984, Houghton Mifflin Company
paperback in English - printing (3)
Cover of: The Hobbit
The Hobbit
1979, Houghton Mifflin Company
paperback
Cover of: Bilbo le Hobbit
Bilbo le Hobbit
1977, J'ai Lu
paperback in French
Cover of: The Hobbit
The Hobbit: or, There and back again
1976, Ballantine Books
mass market paperback in English
Cover of: Hobbit
Hobbit: czyli tam i z powrotem
/1970, Iskry
in Polish
Cover of: The Hobbit
The Hobbit: or, There and back again
1970-01, Ballantine Books
mass market paperback in English - Revised edition, twenty-third printing
Cover of: The Hobbit
The Hobbit: or, There and back again
1967-08, Ballantine Books
mass market paperback in English - Revised edition, ninth printing

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Published in

London

First Sentence

"This is a story of long ago."

Edition Notes

Copyright Date
1937, 1951, 1966, 1978

Contributors

Foreword
Douglas A. Anderson

The Physical Object

Format
paperback
Number of pages
310

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL37509862M
ISBN 10
0261102214
ISBN 13
9780261102217

Excerpts

In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.
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