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 Grafton, 1987. Book Condition: Fair. De Luxe Ed. N/A. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP85756682
Book Description HarperCollins Canada / Trade. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0048233803I5N00
Book Description Unwin, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Very Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. Though second-hand, the book is still in very good shape. Minimal signs of usage may include very minor creasing on the cover or on the spine. Bookseller Inventory # CHL1577572
Book Description Unwin, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. In VERY GOOD general conditon, with some signs of previous ownership. Dispatched daily from the UK Another Explosive deal from Big Bang Books. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000057930
Book Description Unwin Hyman Limited, London, United Kingdom, 1987. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Good, paperback. Slight marks but otherwise in good condition. Small repair to hinge. 290 pages. A heavy volume which may incur extra charges for overseas posting. Bookseller Inventory # 24527
Book Description Grafton. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Very Good. 0048233803 UK BASED SELLER SHIPS DAILY ALL OVERSEAS VIA AIRMAIL *PLEASE NOTE COVER MAY VARY TO ONE SHOWN. Bookseller Inventory # DD0015320
Book Description Grafton. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Very Good. 0048233803. Bookseller Inventory # PP0032559
Book Description Unwin Paperbacks, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: Near fine. 1st Edition. Near fine condition.Unwin Paperbacks.First UK paperback edition-first impression of this 50th Anniversary edition.Large format pictorial paperback(a couple of small nicks,scratches and crease on the edges of the cover and spine) in near fine condition.Illustrated with many colour drawings,b/w maps.Illustrations by Michael Hague.Nice and clean pages with a couple of small creases amd nicks on the edges of the pages.Nice and clean book.295pp.A collectable book.Heavy book(approx 1 Kg). Bookseller Inventory # 8039