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1966 edition; Houghton Mifflin Company publishers, Boston; hardbound in beautiful hunter green and gilt decorated boards; both book and special sleeve in excellent condition; this book is a treasure!

 

Description -

The Hobbit is set in a time "between the Dawn of Færie and the Dominion of Men", and follows the quest of home-loving hobbit Bilbo Baggins to win a share of the treasure guarded by Smaug the dragon. Bilbo's journey takes him from light-hearted, rural surroundings into more sinister territory.

 

The story is told in the form of an episodic quest, and most chapters introduce a specific creature or type of creature of Tolkien's geography. Bilbo gains a new level of maturity, competence, and wisdom by accepting the disreputable, romantic, fey, and adventurous sides of his nature and applying his wits and common sense.

The Hobbit or There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien

SKU: BS42w
$124.95Price