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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 Throrís 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 Tolkienís 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 Ė 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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