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 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1987. Book Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 6461218
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Hardcover. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. Very Good: Cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. May have light creases on the cover and binding. Bookseller Inventory # 2627284398
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 0048233862 VG condition book with dust jacket. DJ is clean, has fresh colours and has little wear to edges but is loose fitting. Book has clean and bright contents. Fourth edition, seventh impression. Bookseller Inventory # WF-JV-R275-I8-00133
Book Description Unwin Hyman Ltd., London, 1987. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Plus. J. R. R. Tolkien (illustrator). Reprint. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Green cloth with gilt on spine, illustrated end papers, 256 pages with illustrations and 5 colour plates, Near Fine condition with former owners book plate on blank front end paper & name stamp on front end paper, dust jacket is in Very Good Plus condition price clipped with minor to faint edge wear, now in Mylar. Check out the scans. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 010758
Book Description Unwin Hyman, London, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 4th Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. No slipcase if one was ever present. B236. Bookseller Inventory # 030637
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Very Good. Slightly bumped at head of spine. Price clipped jacket has minor scuffing and a small sticker ghost on rear panel. Used, very good. Get the product you want, in the condition you expect. No ex-library items. No markings, unless indicated. We shrink wrap most items and ship in new corrugated boxes. Bookseller Inventory # V-100590