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The Hobbit. 1987The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien
Foreword by Christopher Tolkien
Anniversary Super De Luxe Edition 1987
Unwin Hyman
London
ISBN 0044400918
Hardback - Issued in a slipcase
Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien
Hammond Page Ref.: pp.63-64

Notes
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.

Christopher Tolkien’s Foreword reproduces two pages from the manuscript of The Hobbit, together with six further illustrations and several extracts from letters written by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Leather-bound numbered, limited edition of 500 copies – the first 100 of which were signed by Christopher Tolkien.

One copy has been seen lacking the slipcase and limitation plate.

 
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