NEW HOBBIT HAS ARRIVED ….

Published in the USA as a Serbian edition of The Hobbit. Is it a pirate edition?
New book 2017, published by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, Printing on demand, A3, large print edition.
Illustrated by Alan Lee (in b&w, does Alan know about this?).

This Hobbit is # 631 in my Hobbit collection. More information about this Hobbit, click here.

NEW HOBBIT HAS ARRIVED …

 

 

 

 

This time a very special Hobbit arrived: The Hobbit in TENGWAR.

“Translator” Elmenel (Tsvetelina Krumova) spent several years in translating The Hobbit into Tengwar. November 2017 43 copies were printed, this is # 17 (the day of my birthday). More information, click here.

This Hobbit is # 630 in my Hobbit collection (now in 79 languages / from 79 countries).

For more information about Elmenel and this book, go to www.parmaeldalieva.com

Three new Hobbits have arrived ….

Three new Hobbits arrived this time, one was very special: the first printing from Brazil, 1976. Thanks to Eduardo Oliferr, it took him about a year to find this Hobbit for me. Eduardo, thank you so much!

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Hobbit #2 is an English comic edition, the revised edition 2006:

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And last, but certainly not least, there is a rather special Russian Hobbit.

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NEW HOBBIT HAS ARRIVED ……

This time a special Hobbit from Finland arrived.

This year (2017) The Hobbit celebrates his 80th birthday. In Finland a special edition was published. Like in 1973 (Finland first) illustrated by Tove Jansson.

Remarkable: in 1973 the title of the book was LOHIKÄÄRME – VUORI.

The book: hardback with dustjacket, published by WSOY.
This Hobbit is # 626 in my Hobbit collection. More information about this Hobbit? Click here.

 

And here is the first Finnish translation (1973):

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NEW HOBBIT HAS ARRIVED …..

This time the paperback edition of what – in my eyes – is the most beautifully illustrated Hobbit arrived: The Hobbit illustrated by Jemima Catlin.
I am sure Tolkien would have loved this edition.
Paperback, HarperCollins Children’s Books, published September 21, 2017 (yes, indeed …).

This Hobbit is # 625 in my Hobbit collection.
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NEW HOBBIT HAS ARRIVED …..

This time a Hobbit that is more than welcome in my collection. Several times before I thought I had bought this edition, but every time is was another Hobbit.
This time it was the right Hobbit, thanks Le-Livre.fr (antiqbook).

Hardback, no dust jacket issued, Hachette Grandes Oeuvres 1992 (?). This Hobbit is # 624 in my Hobbit collection.

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NEW HOBBITS HAVE ARRIVED …..

First there is a Spanish Hobbit (# 621 in my collection). Hardback with dust jacket, minotauro booklet 2004.
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Then there is a USA Hobbit (# 622 in my collection). Houghton Miffl;in 21992, the Centenary edition (also see Eng 60 and 72, but they are different).

  

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NEW HOBBIT HAS ARRIVED …..

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two Hobbits from Ukrainia.

On the left the new Hobbit (2017) – this is Hobbit # 620 in my collection.
On the right the old one (2012,with on top announcing The Hobbit as a movie).

Both are hardbacks, no dust jacket issued, published by Astrolabium.

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