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Хоббит, или туда и обратно




  • Russian translation of The Hobbit, published in Zabytiy den' Rozhdeniya: Skazki Angliyskikh Pisateley (The Forgotten Birthday: Fairy Tales by English Writers)
  • Moscow: Pravda
  • 1990
  • Translated by N. Rakhmanova (prose) and G. Usova and I. Komarova (verse)
  • Illustrated by Mikhail Belomlinskiy
  • 592 pp.
  • 13 x 20.5 cm
  • hardcover

Source: The Annotated Hobbit (Revised and expanded edition, 2002) - Used with permission

The following information comes from Marek's copy, which seems to contradict some of the details from Douglas Anderson: "Хоббит, или Туда и Обратно: Сказочн. повесть / Пер. сангл. Н.Рахмановой // Забытый День Рождения: Сказки английских писателей: Пер. сангл./ Сост. О.Колесникова; Послесл. Н.Шерешевской; Илл. А.Маркевича. - М.: Правда, 1990. - С.339-580."

Here, the book editor is listed as O. Kolesnikova, Hobbit translated by N. Rakhmanova, N. Shereshevsky (poetry). And the illustrator is listed as А.Маркевича (A.Markewica).

  • 1,000,000 copies printed[1]

Images courtesy Marek Śliwiński (elfy)'s Hobbit collection at Babel Hobbits

[1] Information courtesy Marek Śliwiński (elfy) from the copyright page of his copy of the book.

Last modified: 10/05/11 by Urulókë
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