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Re: Hobbit 75th Pocket Edition printings

Subject: Re: Hobbit 75th Pocket Edition printings
by remy on 2011/11/15 12:01:51

Was looking at / examining the books briefly today and they are by no means identical.

The First Printing is printed on a much lower quality (thin and dull) paper. The second printing is of a much better quality - bright white and heavier paper.

The result is that the Second Printing is about 50% thicker than the First.

I also noticed that the gilt title on the spine of the second printing reads "The Hobbit" over 2 lines whereas the First Printing just reads "Hobbit".