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The World of the Hobbit

The Front Door

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The Front Door

Tolkien constantly revised his work. "The Hobbit" went through three editions during the course of his life.

“The Art of the Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.” Copyright © 2012 by Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull. Used by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved. The dragon Smaug flies around the Lonely Mountain.