The Hobbit or There and Back Again

TitleThe Hobbit or There and Back Again
Year for Search1937
AuthorsTolkien, J[ohn] R[onald] R[eul](1897-1973)
Tertiary AuthorsTolkien, J. R. R.
Date Published1937
PublisherGeorge Allen & Unwin
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Classic children’s fantasy novel. Hobbiton-across-the-Water is an arcadia.

Additional Publishers

2nd. ed. 1951; 3rd ed. 1966; 4th ed. 1978; [50th] anniversary ed. London: Unwin Hyman, 1987 with a “Foreword” by Christopher Tolkien (i-xvi); 75th Anniversary Edition. London: Harper Collins, 2011, with a “Preface” that is excerpts from the 50th ed. “Foreword” (v-xiv).

Author Note

The author (1897-1973) was born in South Africa but was in England from his first year.

Full Text

1937 Tolkien, J[ohn] R[onald] R[eul] (1897-1973). The Hobbit or There and Back Again. London: George Allen & Unwin. 2nd. ed. 1951; 3rd ed. 1966; 4th ed. 1978; [50th] anniversary ed. London: Unwin Hyman, 1987 with a “Foreword” by Christopher Tolkien (i-xvi); 75th Anniversary Edition. London: Harper Collins, 2011, with a “Preface” that is excerpts from the 50th ed. “Foreword” (v-xiv).

Classic children’s fantasy novel. Hobbiton-across-the-Water is an Arcadia. The author was born in South Africa but was in England from his first year.