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J.R.R. Tolkien, De Hobbit, Dutch, paperback, 1985, 22nd printing #CLP0491 - J.R.R. Tolkien, De Hobbit, Dutch, paperback, 1985, 22nd printing, Tolkien logo cover - € 6

Twenty-second printing of the Dutch translation of The Hobbit

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De Hobbit, of Daarheen en weer terug. Translated by Max Schuchart. Utrecht/Antwerpen: Het Spectrum, 1985.
22nd printing. 256 pp. 18.0 x 10.8 cm. ISBN 90-274-0043-1.
Twenty-second printing of the Dutch translation of The Hobbit.


A nice copy of a collectable book.
De hobbit. Translated by Max Schuchart. Utrecht/Antwerpen: Het Spectrum, 1985. 'Prisma' no. 529. These printings have the new translations and the two maps, but have no other illustrations. Thrors map is on pp. 6-7 and Wilderland on pp. 254-5. Tolkien's introduction is on p. 8 and the translator's note on p. 256.

The cover was designed by Studio Spectrum with a Tolkien-logo (the name Tolkien printed with a big T) in silver at the top. This logo is repeated small as a carpet pattern in black over the brown ground of the whole cover.

Below the large logo on the upper cover is the title in red, and below this is a round medallion, containing a detail of Tolkien's Bilbo Comes to the Huts of the Raft-elves.

On the lower cover, below the logo in silver and a blurb in white, is a BBC photograph of Tolkien lighting his pipe.

A nice copy of a collectable book with cover design with Tolkien-logo by Studio Spectrum.

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