1965 The Hobbit JRR Tolkien Lord of the Rings Bilbo Baggins Gandalf Fantasy. Tolkien, is a fantasy novel that tells the story of Bilbo Baggins, a small and unassuming hobbit who is unexpectedly swept into an epic adventure. Gandalf the wizard and a group of dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield, recruit Bilbo to help them reclaim their ancestral homeland, the Lonely Mountain, from the fearsome dragon Smaug.
Throughout their journey, Bilbo and his companions encounter various challenges, including trolls, goblins, giant spiders, and a mysterious creature named Gollum. Bilbo discovers a magical ring that grants invisibility, which becomes crucial to the success of their quest. The story explores themes of courage, friendship, and self-discovery, as Bilbo transforms from a timid homebody into a brave and resourceful hero.
The Hobbit or There and Back Again. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1965. Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure. 8.25in X 5.5in (21cm x 14cm).