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The Hobbit
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Hardcover
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Lea deluxe edition from Houghton Mifflin (October 30, 2012); titled "The Hobbit Or There and Back Again"
9780544045521 | details & prices | 300 pages | 4.75 × 6.25 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.48 lbs | List price $19.95
This edition also contains El Hobbit, El Hobbit, The Hobbit
About: A great modern classic and the prelude to The Lord of the Rings This charming deluxe pocket-sized edition contains the complete unabridged text and features a beautiful leatherette cover and gilt-edging.
Reprint edition from Houghton Mifflin (September 18, 2012); titled "The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again"
9780547953830 | details & prices | 365 pages | 6.25 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.05 lbs | List price $17.99
This edition also contains El Hobbit, El Hobbit, The Hobbit
About: In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.
Poc rep edition from Houghton Mifflin (September 18, 2012)
9780547928241 | details & prices | 320 pages | 5.00 × 6.50 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.58 lbs | List price $15.95
This edition also contains El Hobbit, El Hobbit, The Hobbit
About: A great modern classic and the prelude to The Lord of the RingsThis charming pocket-sized edition contains the complete unabridged text and features the original cover illustration, painted by J.
New edition from Harpercollins Pub Ltd (March 1, 1993)
9780003300901 | details & prices | 256 pages | List price $14.35
This edition also contains El Hobbit, El Hobbit, The Hobbit, The Hobbit
About: Bilbo Baggins is a Hobbit who enjoys a comfortable and quiet life.
Paperback
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Italian edition edition from Rayo (May 20, 2016); titled "El hobbit/ The Hobbit"
9780061756269 | details & prices | 272 pages | List price $11.99
This edition also contains El Hobbit, El Hobbit, The Hobbit, The Hobbit
About: 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.
from Harpercollins Pub Ltd (October 23, 2014)
9780008118044 | details & prices | 400 pages | List price $13.15
This edition also contains El Hobbit, El Hobbit, The Hobbit, The Hobbit
About: Bilbo baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely travelling further than the pantry of his hobbit-hole in bag end but his contentment is disturbed when the wizard, gandalf and a company of thirteen dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an unexpected journey there and back again they have a plot to raid the treasure hoard of smaug the magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon the prelude to the lord of the rings, the hobbit has sold many millions of copies since its publication in 1937, establishing itself as one of the most beloved and influential books of the twentieth century
Mti edition from Mariner Books (October 21, 2014); titled "The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again"
9780544422841 | details & prices | 300 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.60 lbs | List price $13.95
This edition also contains El Hobbit, El Hobbit, The Hobbit, The Hobbit
About: A great modern classic and the prelude to The Lord of the Rings Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar.
from Harpercollins Pub Ltd (November 7, 2013)
9780007525508 | details & prices | 400 pages | 4.50 × 7.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $11.65
This edition also contains El Hobbit, El Hobbit, The Hobbit, The Hobbit
About: Paperback.
Mti rep edition from Mariner Books (November 5, 2013); titled "The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again"
9780544164222 | details & prices | 300 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.60 lbs | List price $13.95
This edition also contains El Hobbit, El Hobbit, The Hobbit, The Hobbit
About: Now a major motion picture, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continues the adventure of Bilbo Baggins.
from Harpercollins Pub Ltd (October 11, 2012)
9780007511082 | details & prices | 400 pages | List price $13.45
This edition also contains El Hobbit, El Hobbit, The Hobbit, The Hobbit
Mti rep edition from Mariner Books (September 18, 2012); titled "The Hobbit or There and Back Again"
9780547844978 | details & prices | 300 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $13.95
This edition also contains El Hobbit, El Hobbit, The Hobbit
About: J.
Reprint edition from Mariner Books (September 18, 2012); titled "The Hobbit, Or, There And Back Again"
9780547928227 | details & prices | 300 pages | 5.25 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.70 lbs | List price $13.95
This edition also contains El Hobbit, El Hobbit, The Hobbit
About: A great modern classic and the prelude to The Lord of the Rings.
Reissue edition from Del Rey (September 18, 2012); titled "The Hobbit: or There and Back Again"
9780345534835 | details & prices | 306 pages | 4.25 × 7.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $8.99
This edition also contains El Hobbit, El Hobbit, The Hobbit
About: The enchanting prequel to The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit is the classic fantasy that inspired Peter Jackson’s major motion picture trilogy When Thorin Oakenshield and his band of dwarves embark upon a dangerous quest to reclaim the hoard of gold stolen from them by the evil dragon Smaug, Gandalf the wizard suggests an unlikely accomplice: Bilbo Baggins, an unassuming Hobbit dwelling in peaceful Hobbiton.
New edition from Harpercollins Pub Ltd (November 2, 1998)
9780006754022 | details & prices | 384 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $12.90
This edition also contains El Hobbit, El Hobbit, The Hobbit, The Hobbit
About: Bilbo Baggins enjoys a quiet and contented life, with no desire to travel far from the comforts of home.
CD/Spoken Word
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Abridged edition from Highbridge Co (February 19, 2009)
9781598878981 | details & prices | 5.75 × 5.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.44 lbs | List price $19.95
This edition also contains El Hobbit, El Hobbit, The Hobbit, The Hobbit
About: The original American full dramatization as broadcast on National Public Radio.
from Blackstone Audio Inc (July 29, 2008); titled "The Hobbit: A Dramatization"
9781602834545 | details & prices | 5.50 × 6.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.38 lbs | List price $29.95
About: Tolkien's famous saga, the prelude to The Lord of the Rings, has all the ingredients of fantasy and adventure: dwarves, elves, goblins and trolls, a fearsome dragon, a great wizard, a perilous quest, and a dramatic climax.
Prebinding
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Reprint edition from Turtleback Books (September 25, 2012); titled "The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again"
9780606262408 | details & prices | 306 pages | 4.25 × 6.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $19.65
This edition also contains El Hobbit, El Hobbit, The Hobbit
About: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.