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The Hobbit. 1974The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien
3rd Edition, 8th Impression 1974
George Allen & Unwin
ISBN 0048230693
Hardback in dustwrapper
Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien
Hammond Page Ref.: pp.48-49

Features Thror’s Map and the Map of Wilderland on the endpapers. Includes five colour illustrations in addition to the eight standard black and white illustrations.

For this impression, the text of the 1966 Third Edition was reset, Tolkien's illustration Bilbo woke with the early sun in his eyes was added and and the lettering on the dustwrapper was modified slightly to aid clarity.

There were three impressions issued, all similar:

8th Impression 1974
9th Impression 1974
10th Impression 1975

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