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The Hobbit. 2004The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien
Deluxe Edition 2004
ISBN-10: 000711835X
ISBN-13: 9780007118359
Hardback - Issued in a slipcase
Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien
Hammond Page Ref.: None

Features the Mirkwood illustration and the Map of Wilderland on the endpapers, together with Thror’s Map on a fold-out page. Includes five colour illustrations by Tolkien in addition to the eight standard black and white illustrations and The Three Trolls are Turned to Stone 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.

Not stated to be a limited edition. The first print run was 4,000 copies.

At least two states of this edition are known. These probably correspond with two or more impressions, but are not marked as such.

  1. Printed by L.E.G.O. SpA. Dark-green spine and slipcase. 10-digit ISBN on verso of title page.
  2. Printed by Printing Express. Mid-green spine and slipcase. 13-digit ISBN on verso of title page.

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