Presented in a special gift box, this pack also includes a copy of John Howe's colour map of Wilderland, a booklet about the writing of "The Hobbit", six postcards featuring Tolkien's own paintings, a CD of extracts read by Tolkien, and photographs of the "Lord of the Rings" movie. Features... show more
Presented in a special gift box, this pack also includes a copy of John Howe's colour map of Wilderland, a booklet about the writing of "The Hobbit", six postcards featuring Tolkien's own paintings, a CD of extracts read by Tolkien, and photographs of the "Lord of the Rings" movie.
Features Thror’s Map and the Map of Wilderland on integral pages, together with the eight standard black and white illustrations.
Includes Chapter One from The Lord of the Rings.
This limited edition collector's box included a copy of the book, a CD recording of Tolkien reading Riddles in the Dark', eight postcards and The Map of Tolkien's The Hobbit.
* ISBN 0261102001 is recorded on the verso of the title page of the book. This would seem to be an error, because the same number was used for the 1991 Hardback Edition of The Hobbit.
The boxed set itself has a separate ISBN - 0007105096.
Publish date: 2001-09-03
Publisher: Harper Collins Publisher
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: Middle-Earth Universe
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