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The Hobbit. 1976The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien
Reset (New Edition), 2nd Impression 1976
Unwin Paperbacks
ISBN 0048231266
Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien
Hammond Page Ref.: p.51

Features Thror’s Map and the Map of Wilderland on the first and last pages. Also includes the eight standard black and white illustrations.

There were five impressions issued, all essentially similar:

2nd Impression 1976 - 2nd State*
3rd Impression 1977
4th Impression 1977
5th Impression 1978**
6th Impression 1978

* This is the (later) Second State of the Second Impression. The Second Impression of this Reset Edition has been seen with two different cover designs – the earlier (First State) based on Tolkien’s classic dustwrapper design and the later (Second State) featuring his illustration Conversation with Smaug.

** The 5th Impression is not recorded in 6th Impression copies.

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