The first new illustrated edition of The Hobbit for more than 15 years contains 150 brand new colour illustrations. Artist Jemima Catlin’s charming and lively interpretation brings Tolkien’s beloved characters to life in a way that will entice and entertain a new generation of readers.
Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable and quiet life. His contentment is disturbed one day when the wizard, Gandalf, and the dwarves arrive to take him away on an adventure.
Smaug certainly looked fast asleep, when Bilbo peeped once more from the entrance. He was just about to step out on to the floor when he caught a sudden thin ray of red from under the drooping lid of Smaug’s left eye. He was only pretending to sleep! He was watching the tunnel entrance!
Whisked from his comfortable hobbit-hole by Gandalf the wizard and a band of dwarves. Bilbo Baggins finds himself caught up in a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon…
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A new edition of the fantasy tale of high adventure, undertaken by a company of dwarves in search of dragon-guarded gold. Re-set with colour illustrations re-originated from Tolkien's artwork.Review:
‘One of the best loved characters in English fiction… a marvellous fantasy adventure’
‘Finely written saga of dwarves and elves, fearsome goblins and trolls… an exciting epic of travel, magical adventure, working up to a devastating climax’
‘A flawless masterpiece’
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Book Description Unwin Paperbacks 09/03/1981, 1981. Book Condition: Good. Will be shipped promptly from UK warehouse. Book is in good condition with no missing pages, no damage or soiling and tight spine. There may be some dog-eared pages showing previous use but overall a great book. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780048231888
Book Description Unwin Paperbacks, 1981. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Sent from the UK within 24 hours. EXPEDITED UK DELIVERY AVAILABLE. Bookseller Inventory # BBI2293812
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Book Description Unwin Paperbacks, 1981. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. In VERY GOOD general condition, with some signs of previous use. Dispatched from the UK daily Another Croaking bargain from the Frog !!!. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001252494
Book Description Grafton, 1981. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Good. **SHIPPED FROM UK** We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence!. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001479491
Book Description Unwin Paperbacks, 1981. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Good. Bookseller Inventory # 968524
Book Description Book Condition: Fair. Book in a plastic coating. Crease to front cover. Minor wear to cover edges. Tanning to page edges. Bookseller Inventory # T030405
Book Description Book Condition: Fair. Creases to spine and covers. Wear to cover edges. Heavy tanning and discolouring to page edges. Well used copy. Bookseller Inventory # T032260
Book Description Grafton, 1981. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Good. yellow pages due to age ,creased cover **SHIPPED FROM UK** We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence!. Bookseller Inventory # 2316676
Book Description Grafton, 1981. Book Condition: Good. New Ed. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP29641477