Front cover image for The Hobbit, or, There and back again

The Hobbit, or, There and back again

J. R. R. Tolkien (Author, Illustrator)
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
Print Book, English, 2016
Facsimile first edition View all formats and editions
HarperCollinsPublishers, London, 2016
facsimiles (reproductions)
310 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 20 cm + 1 sheet
9780007440832, 0007440839
Originally published: London : George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1937
Maps on lining papers
Issued in slipcase
Includes publisher's information about the facsimile edition on a laid-in sheet