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The Hobbit Hardcover – Illustrated 1984


1985 Hardecover edition

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This edition of J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic is illustrated with 48 paintings by noted artist Michael Hague.

Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. Bilbo reluctantly joins their quest, unaware that on his journey to the Lonely Mountain he will encounter both a magic ring and a frightening creature known as Gollum.

Written for J.R.R. Tolkien’s own children, The Hobbit has sold many millions of copies worldwide and established itself as a modern classic.

George Allen & Unwin, UK, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Good used. Michael Hague (illustrator). 1st Edition. Book: in Good Used Condition; very light rubbing to head and tail edges; light spotting/soiling to text block head edge (dust);name in the front, some floxing- please see photos

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