London: Unwin Hyman, 2013.
1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #2421
The History of The Hobbit, One-Volume Edition, published by Harper Collins in 2013, this is the 2nd impression. From the blurb, 'The History of the Hobbit presents the complete text of the original manuscript of The Hobbit, and this is accompanied by John D. Rateliff's lively and informative commentary which reveals the story behind Tolkien's tale and discusses the many themes contained within. As well as recording the numerous changes made to the story both before and after publication, it examines - chapter-by-chapter - why those changes were made and how they reflect Tolkien's ever growing concept of Middle-Earth' Contains the original account of Bilbo meets Gollum, as well as numerous illustrations and previously unpublished maps by Tolkien himself. This book and dustjacket are As New and contain no faults, no writing, no rubbing to the dustjacket, now protected in removable mylar protector. Housed in a custom black leather slipcase to protect and show this wonderful edition.
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