75 years of 'The Hobbit'
J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" was first published in the United Kingdom on Sept. 21, 1937. Since then, it has gone back to print so many times that its sales are estimated to be as high as 100 million. In the last 75 years, "The Hobbit" has presented many, many faces to the world; here are 14 of them.
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In French, Tolkien's classic is "Bilbo, Le Hobbit." This is a 1969 paperback edition.