De Hobbit, of Daarheen en weer terug. Translated by Max Schuchart. Utrecht/Antwerpen: Het Spectrum, 1983.
20th printing. 256 pp. 18.0 x 10.8 cm. ISBN 90-274-0043-1.
Twentieth printing of the Dutch translation of The Hobbit.
A nice copy of a collectable book.
De hobbit. Translated by Max Schuchart. Utrecht/Antwerpen: Het Spectrum, 1983. 'Prisma' no. 529. These printings have the new translations and the two maps, but have no other illustrations. Thrors map is on pp. 6-7 and Wilderland on pp. 254-5. tolkien's introduction is on p. 8 and the translator's note on p. 256.
The cover was designed by Studio Spectrum with a Tolkien-logo (the name Tolkien printed with a big T) in silver at the top. This logo is repeated small as a carpet pattern in black over the brown ground of the whole cover.
Below the large logo on the upper cover is the title in red, and below this is a round medallion, containing a detail of tolkien's Bilbo Comes to the Huts of the Raft-elves.
On the lower cover, below the logo in silver and a blurb in white, is a BBC photograph of Tolkien lighting his pipe.
A nice copy of a collectable book with cover design with Tolkien-logo by Studio Spectrum.
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