Early American Editions Of The Hobbit
The early United States editions of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit were published by the Houghton Mifflin Company of Boston and New York. They are very collectible but extraordinarily difficult to identify. This article describes all known printings until the third edition, which appeared in 1966.
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... Later Houghton Mifflin editions of The Hobbit are readily identified by their ISBNs and copyright page ... although first printings of the 1973 "Collector's Edition" in green simulated leather occasionally go for a bit of a premium ... See English-language editions of The Hobbit for a complete list ...
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