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The hobbit, or, There and back again

Author: J R R Tolkien; George Allen & Unwin,; Unwin Brothers (Firm),
Publisher: London : George Allen & Unwin Ltd., [1937]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tale of the adventure of a company of dwarves in search of dragon-guarded gold. A reluctant partner in this perilous quest is Bilbo Baggins, a comfort-loving, unambitious hobbit, who surprises even himself by his resourcefulness and skill as a burglar.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Bilbo Baggins; Bilbo Baggins
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien; George Allen & Unwin,; Unwin Brothers (Firm),
OCLC Number: 1827184
Notes: First edition.
First impression may be identified in part by a hand-corrected typographical error on dust jacket back flap ("Dodgeson" corrected to "Dodgson") and typos within the text, such as "nay breakfast" for "any breakfast" on p. 248 (see AbeBooks article on Hobbit printing history: http://www.abebooks.co.uk/docs/RareBooks/Hobbit.shtml).
Color maps are printed on the endpapers in red and black.
2 unnumbered pages following text are publisher's advertisements.
Description: 310, [2] pages, [1] plate : illustrations, color maps, frontispiece ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Hobbit
There and back again
Responsibility: by J.R.R. Tolkien.

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A tale of the adventure of a company of dwarves in search of dragon-guarded gold. A reluctant partner in this perilous quest is Bilbo Baggins, a comfort-loving, unambitious hobbit, who surprises even himself by his resourcefulness and skill as a burglar.

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