Friday, May 28, 2010

Soviet era version of The Hobbit

The Hobbit is a fantasy novel and children's book by J. R. R. Tolkien. It was published on 21 September 1937. Tokien then went on to write the sequel, The Lord of the Rings. Here's the first Soviet edition of The Hobbit with illustrations made by a local artist. Yes, that's Bilbo Baggins on the cover.

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