New Hobbit from Mexico

Is it a new Hobbit or not? It is a Hobbit, printed en published in Mexico (Editorial Planeta Mexicana S.A. de C.V.). The Original edition was of course a booklet edition by minotauro (Spain).

Paperback, ISBN 978 607 07 1965 3, second printing March 2014 (the Spanish ISBN was 978 84 450 0176 9,Novembre, 2013).

I ordered a copy with the cover from movie part one, seller sent me this one. Could not get the right cover and I could keep this book, a a gift. Thanks.

For more information about this Hobbit, click on cover.


06 2014

Two new Hobbits, thanks to Brigitte from Germany

Thanks to Brigitte Michel from Germany, two new Hobbits have arrived. First there was a czech Hobbit with the cover of part one of the Hobbit movie.

Hobbit #2 came from Romania. The new Hobbit, illustrated by Jemima Catlin. For me, this is the most beautifully illustrated Hobbit ever.
Brigitte, thanks again.

For more information about these Hobbits, click on cover.


06 2014

New Russian Hobbit

Not just The Hobbit, in the same book there also are The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion and The Children of Húrin.

Weight: more than 4 kg, number of pages: 960! Hardback, no dust jacket issued. Seize: 24,5 x 33,5 x 6 cm.

Bought in Kazakhstan by good friend Eric K. Eric, thanks!


05 2014

New Spanish Hobbit

Paperback published by minotauro – booket, May 2013. Alternative movie cover (part one), limited edition.
Bought on eBay.


05 2014


On I sell my duplicate books by and on Tolkien.

De shop has been restyled, go and see for yourself.

And, what’s more: you now can choose for payment by bank. At least, when you live in The Netherlands or in Europe (but only when you have a IBAN – bank account).
For the rest of the world: payment through PayPal.

In store now are some 200 books by and on Tolkien. More will follow, from time to time. And if you are looking for a specific book, you can always contact me.

NEW entries today: Albanian Hobbit, HOME 7, HOME IX, Pictures by JRR Tolkien, The Road goes ever on etc.


02 2014

Two new Bulgarian Hobbits

Two long awaited Hobbits arrived this week. Thanks to Jan Boom (thank you again, Jan).

First there are nine Original comic magazines with the complete comic Hobbit in 38 pages. A true gem for the collector.

And then there was, again thanks to Jan, the first printing 1975 of the Bulgarian translation of The Hobbit.

For more information about these Hobbits, click on cover.


02 2014

New English (UK) Hobbit has arrived…..

Looks familiar, is it not? Yes, there are at least two editions that look like this Hobbit. One for the 75 years jubilee and one with the words THE WORLDWIDE BESTSELLER in just another way.

For more information about this Hobbit, click on cover.


01 2014

Illustrations by Cor Blok

This time not an announcement of a new Hobbit. This time I show you the ten reproductions of work by Dutch artist Cor Blok, inspired by The Lord of the Rings.

I bought these reproductions (signed by Cor Blok himself) at

I love the reproductions, see for yourself.


01 2014

New Catalan Hobbit has arrived …

Once again a graphic (comic) edition of The Hobbit by Wenzel, Dixon & Deming. This time a Catalan (part of Spain) edition, 2nd edition 2013. Hardback, no dust jacket.
Bought on eBay.
For more information about this Hobbit, click on cover.


01 2014

New English USA Hobbit has arrived ….

Great edition, illustrated by Jemima Catlin. First there was the UK edition, now there is the USA edition by Houghton Mifflin.
This certainly is one of my all-time favorite Hobbit editions!

For more information about this Hobbit, click on cover.


01 2014