The Hobbit 50th Anniversary

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The Hobbit 50th anniversary: 1937-1987
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AuthorBrian Alderson
PublisherLondon: Unwin Hyman / Oxford: Blackwell Bookshops (UK)
Houghton Mifflin (as The Hobbit Fiftieth Anniversary, 1938-1988) (US)
Released1987 (UK)
1988 (US)
FormatSoft A5 booklet with stapled spine

The Hobbit 50th Anniversary is a commemorative booklet released to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of The Hobbit. It looks at the making of the book, J.R.R. Tolkien's designs for the dust jacket and its success when it was published. The booklet includes one black and white photo and some illustrations.

Included are extracts from several of Tolkien's letters to George Allen & Unwin: