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The Hobbit, Or, There and Back Again

By J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkien, 1892-1973

In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort.
Written for J.R.R. Tolkien’s own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when it was first published in 1937. Now recognized as a timeless classic, this introduction to the hobbit Bilbo Baggins, the wizard Gandalf, Gollum, and the spectacular world of Middle-earth recounts of the adventures of a reluctant hero, a powerful and dangerous ring, and the cruel dragon Smaug the Magnificent. The text in this 372-page paperback edition is based on that first published in Great Britain by Collins Modern Classics (1998), and includes a note on the text by Douglas A. Anderson (2001). Unforgettable!

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2012

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0547953836


Format: Book
Author: Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973
Summary: Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return.
Title: The hobbit, or, There and back again / by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Publisher Date: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, [2012], c1937.
Subject: Fantasy
Isbn: 0547953836 9780547953830
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System Items Available: 2
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Call Number: C Tolkien
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Bib Id: 439776

Format: Book
Author: Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973
Summary: Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return.
Title: The hobbit, or, There and back again / by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Publisher, Date: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, [2012], c1937.
Description: 365 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Subjects: Fantasy
Other Title: Hobbit
Other Title: There and back again
Notes: "Text of this edition is based on that first published in Great Britain by Collins Modern Classics in 1998 ... corrections have been made to that setting"--T.p. verso.
LCCN: bl2012032427
ISBN: 0547953836
ISBN: 9780547953830
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Available Copies: 2
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Call Number: C Tolkien