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The Hobbit. 1976
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The Hobbit. 1976The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien
Deluxe Edition 1976
George Allen & Unwin
ISBN 0048231274
Hardback - Issued in a box
Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien
Hammond Page Ref.: pp.51-52

Features Thror’s Map and the Map of Wilderland on the first and last pages. Includes five colour illustrations by Tolkien in addition to the eight standard black and white illustrations coloured by H.E. Riddett.

There were four impressions issued under the George Allen & Unwin imprint:

1st Impression 1976
2nd Impression 1979
3rd Impression 1984
4th impression 1986

A further impression under the Unwin Hyman imprint was issued in a slipcase in 1990.

Some copies of the 1976 Allen & Unwin Deluxe Edition have been seen in a Folio Society binding. The Folio Society may have received some A&U sheets in error, or they might have requested additional copies after printing had been completed.

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