The Hobbit or There and Back Again (1975)
Book ID: 64702
The Hobbit or There and Back Again. London: George Allen, 1975. Third Edition, Eight Impression. A fine bright copy in pictorial dust jacket and illustrated endpapers.
Illustrated in black and white and coloured plates by the author.
Tolkien’s prelude to ‘The Lord of the Rings,’ first published in 1937 to wide critical acclaim, in which the true significance of Bilbo’s success in riddles, and the nature of Gollum’s ‘Precious’ is revealed.