The Hobbit/Publication history and gallery

From Tolkien Gateway

Here listed are the major UK editions of The Hobbit.

1937-1980

1937 hardcover first edition
1937 hardcover first edition  
1951 hardcover second edition
1951 hardcover second edition  
1961 paperback
1961 paperback  
1966 hardcover third edition
1966 hardcover third edition  
1966 hardcover
1966 hardcover  
1966 paperback
1966 paperback  
1972 paperback
1972 paperback  
1975 paperback
1975 paperback  
1975 paperback 2nd impression
1975 paperback 2nd impression  
1976 hardcover deluxe edition
1976 hardcover deluxe edition  
1978 hardcover fourth edition
1978 hardcover fourth edition  
1979 paperback
1979 paperback  

1980-1990

1981 paperback
1981 paperback  
1981 paperback 2nd impression
1981 paperback 2nd impression  
1981 paperback 12th impression
1981 paperback 12th impression  
1982 hardcover large print
1982 hardcover large print  
1984 hardcover illust. by M. H.
1984 hardcover illust. by M. H.  
1987 paperback illust. by M. H.
1987 paperback illust. by M. H.  
1987 hardcover
1987 hardcover  
1987 hardcover super deluxe edition
1987 hardcover super deluxe edition  
1981 paperback 20th impression
1981 paperback 20th impression  
1981 paperback 25th impression
1981 paperback 25th impression  
1990 hardcover large print
1990 hardcover large print  

1990-1998

1991 hardcover
1991 hardcover  
1992 hardcover illust. by M. H.
1992 hardcover illust. by M. H.  
1993 paperback
1993 paperback  
1993 hardcover
1993 hardcover  
1993 hardcover 10th impression
1993 hardcover 10th impression  
1993 hardcover 6th impression
1993 hardcover 6th impression  
1995 hardcover
1995 hardcover  
1995 hardcover 10th impression
1995 hardcover 10th impression  
1996 paperback
1996 paperback  
1997 hardcover illust. by A. L.
1997 hardcover illust. by A. L.  
1997 hardcover 10th impression
1997 hardcover 10th impression  
1997 hardcover 13th impression
1997 hardcover 13th impression  
1997 hardcover deluxe edition
1997 hardcover deluxe edition  
1998 paperback
1998 paperback  
1998 paperback 33rd impression
1998 paperback 33rd impression  
1998 paperback 46th impression
1998 paperback 46th impression  

1999-2010

1999 hardcover deluxe edition
1999 hardcover deluxe edition  
1999 hardcover
3D edition
1999 hardcover
3D edition  
1999 paperback
1999 paperback  
1999 paperback 6th impression
1999 paperback 6th impression  
1999 paperback 14th impression
1999 paperback 14th impression  
2000 hardcover collector's box edition
2000 hardcover collector's box edition  
2000 paperback illust. by A. L.
2000 paperback illust. by A. L.  
2001 hardcover
2001 hardcover  
2003 hardcover large print
2003 hardcover large print  
2003 paperback mini edition
2003 paperback mini edition  
2004 hardcover deluxe edition
2004 hardcover deluxe edition  
2006 paperback 88th impression
2006 paperback 88th impression  
2006 paperback 115th impression
2006 paperback 115th impression  
2007 hardcover
2007 hardcover  
2008 paperback illust. by A. L.
2008 paperback illust. by A. L.  

2010-2015

2011 hardcover pocket edition
2011 hardcover pocket edition  
2011 paperback 29th impression
2011 paperback 29th impression  
2011 paperback 30th impression
2011 paperback 30th impression  
2012 hardcover collector's edition
2012 hardcover collector's edition  
2012 paperback film tie-in
2012 paperback film tie-in  
2012 paperback two-volume edition
2012 paperback two-volume edition  
2012 paperback children's edition
2012 paperback children's edition  
2013 paperback children's edition
2013 paperback children's edition  
2013 hardcover illust. by J. C.
2013 hardcover illust. by J. C.  
2013 hardcover illust. by J. C. deluxe edition
2013 hardcover illust. by J. C. deluxe edition  
2013 hardcover film tie-in
2013 hardcover film tie-in  
2013 paperback film tie-in
2013 paperback film tie-in  
2014 paperback film tie-in
2014 paperback film tie-in  
2014 paperback large print
2014 paperback large print  

Since 2015

2016 hardcover facsimile first edition
2016 hardcover facsimile first edition  
2017 paperback illust. by J. C.
2017 paperback illust. by J. C.  
2020 hardcover illust. by A. L.
2020 hardcover illust. by A. L.  
2020 paperback
2020 paperback  
2022 paperback 68th impression
2022 paperback 68th impression  
2023 hardcover illust. by author
2023 hardcover illust. by author  
2023 hardcover illust. by author deluxe edition
2023 hardcover illust. by author deluxe edition  
2023 paperback 73rd impression
2023 paperback 73rd impression  

Graphic novel

In 1989 The Hobbit was adapted in a three issue comic book series, published by Eclipse Comics. The story was adapted from the original by Chuck Dixon, and illustrated by David T. Wenzel. They were bound in one volume trade paperback in 1990, and newer editions have been released in the following years.[3]

1989 paperback comic vol.1
1989 paperback comic vol.1  
1989 paperback comic vol.2
1989 paperback comic vol.2  
1989 paperback comic vol.3
1989 paperback comic vol.3  
1990 paperback one-volume
1990 paperback one-volume  
2006 paperback one-volume
2006 paperback one-volume  
2012 paperback one-volume
2012 paperback one-volume  
2024 paperback one-volume
2024 paperback one-volume  

External links

References

  1. The Hobbit. 1993 on TolkienBooks.net
  2. The Hobbit. 1997 on TolkienBooks.net
  3. The Hobbit Comics adapted by Chuck Dixon at TolkienLibrary.com