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The Hobbit Abridged Audio Book

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National Public Radio
Audio
October 2012
$20 US
4.25 hours
Ships to the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the UK.

The original American full dramatization of The Hobbit as broadcast on National Public Radio. Bilbo Baggins, a gentle hobbit who loves the comforts of home, reluctantly joins a company of dwarves on a journey to recover plundered gold from a fierce dragon. It's a tale of high adventure and astonishing courage-and a magical prelude to the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

The Hobbit / The Lord of the Rings Abridged Audio Set

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American Public Radio
Audio
October, 2012
$60 US
Ships to the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the UK.

A beautifully packaged gift edition of the original dramatizations of "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings."

The Hobbit

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Top: Recorded Books Unabridged
Audio
ISBN: 0788789562
June 2001
Unabridged, 7 Cassettes; JRR Tolkien Read by Rob Inglis.

Bottom: Recorded Books Unabridged
Compact Disc
ISBN: 0788789821
June 2001
Abridged, 10 CDs; JRR Tolkien Read by Rob Inglis.


The Hobbit (4 CDs)

Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers
Compact Disc
ISBN: 0553455621
November 1997
Recommend Age Range: 9 to 11
Abridged, 4 CDs; JRR Tolkien

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Hobbit (6 Cassettes)

 
Soundelux Publishing
Performed by Erik Bauersfeld
Audio
ISBN: 088142269X
October 1984
Recommend Age Range: 5
6 Cassettes; JRR Tolkien


The Hobbit

 

Listening Library Inc
Compact Disc
ISBN: 0807288845
February 2001
Recommend Age Range: 5
Unabridged, 5 CDs; JRR Tolkien

The Hobbit (4 Cassettes)


 
Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
A Full Cast (Reader)
Audio, 240pp.
ISBN: 0553471074
August 1992
Abridged, 4 Cassettes; JRR Tolkien




The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again

 
Top: Soundelux Publishing
Compact Disc
ISBN: 156511552X
October 2001
Abridged, 6 CDs; JRR Tolkien

Bottom: Soundelux Publishing
Audio
ISBN: 1565115511
October 2001
Abridged, 4 Cassettes; JRR Tolkien



The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again

 

Houghton Mifflin Company
Read by Martin Shaw
Audio, 6pp.
ISBN: 0618087850
October 2000
Abridged, 4 Cassettes; JRR Tolkien


The Hobbit  

HighBridge Company
Compact Disc
ISBN: 1565116720
April 2002
Abridged; JRR Tolkien



The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again

 

Listening Library Inc
Audio, 255pp.
ISBN: 0807283401
February 2000
Abridged, 4 Cassettes; JRR Tolkien

Audio Editions Books on Cassette & CD:: The Hobbit - 10 CDs, Unabridged (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
The Hobbit - 10 CDs, Unabridged
Abridged, 10 CDs; JRR Tolkien
This version was also available in 4 CD abridged version and a 5 CD version.

The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings CD Set

 

BBC
2002

J.R.R. Tolkien's timeless and beloved tales are presented in stunning dramatizations that resounds with all the excitement of a theater performance-and all the charm of a vintage radio show. Originally conceived for BBC broadcast and produced by world's foremost creators of radio entertainment, these lavish productions meld a full cast with stirring music and sound effects to bring these magnificent classics to life. This outstanding BBC radio version of Lord of the Rings includes Ian Holm as Frodo Baggins, Michael Hordern as Gandalf, Robert Stephens as Aragorn of Gondor, and John Le Mesurier as Bilbo Baggins.



Lord of the Rings (13 CDs)

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Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, Inc.
Compact Disc
ISBN: 0553456539
December 1999
Abridged, 13 CDs; J. R.R. Tolkien


Lord of the Rings Trilogy Gift Set

 

Recorded Books Unabridged
Narrated by Rob Inglis
Audio
ISBN: 1402505205
September 2001
33 Cassettes; J. R.R. Tolkien


Lord of the Rings Trilogy Gift Set

 

Recorded Books Unabridged
Narrated by Rob Inglis
Compact Disc
ISBN: 1402516274
January 2002
Unabridged, 46 CDs; J. R.R. Tolkien


Lord of the Rings (13 Cassettes Box Set)

 

Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
Audio
ISBN: 0553472283
August 1993
Boxed Set, 13 Cassettes; J. R.R. Tolkien


Lord of the Rings (13 Cassettes Box Set)

 

Listening Library Inc
Audio, 1216pp.
ISBN: 0807283444
February 2000
Unabridged, 13 Cassettes; J. R.R. Tolkien


Lord of the Rings

 

HarperCollins Publishers, Incorporated
Audio
ISBN: 0898452236
August 1988
Abridged; J. R.R. Tolkien



Lord of the Rings  

Top: Soundelux Publishing
Audio
ISBN: 156511549X
October 2001
Abridged, 12 Cassettes; J. R.R. Tolkien

Bottom: Soundelux Publishing
Compact Disc
ISBN: 1565115503
October 2001
Abridged, 9 CDs; J. R.R. Tolkien



Lord of the Rings

 

Listening Library Inc
Compact Disc
ISBN: 0807286087
February 2001
13 CDs; J. R.R. Tolkien



Lord of the Rings (13 Cassettes)

 

Soundelux Publishing
Audio
ISBN: 0881422703
October 1984
13 Cassettes; J. R.R. Tolkien


'Lord of the Rings' Complete Trilogy (12-disc Audiobook Set)
 

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BBC Audiobooks America
$50
Audio
ISBN: 0881422703
October 1984
12 Discs
Product Size: 5.16" H (131.06mm) x 5.75" W (146.05mm) x 1.66" L (42.16mm)
Product Weight: 2.00 lbs (0.91 kg)
Box Size: 5.16" H (131.06mm) x 5.75" W (146.05mm) x 1.66" L (42.16mm)
Est. Shipping Weight: 2.00 lbs (0.91 kg)
Description: Sideshow Collectibles proudly presents BBC Radio's 'The Lord of the Rings' Complete Trilogy audiobook set by J.R.R. Tolkien. Undertaking the adaptation of Tolkien's best-known work was an enormous task, but with its first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on March 8, 1981, this magical dramatization became an instant global classic. This 12-CD set features Ian Holm as Frodo Baggins, Sir Michael Hordern as Gandalf, and Robert Stephens as Aragorn of Gondor in J.R.R. Tolkien's fantastic tale of Middle-earth. 'The Lord of the Rings' Complete Trilogy audiobook set, including 'The Fellowship of the Ring,' ' The Two Towers' and 'The Return of the King,' this is the definitive trilogy Collection, complete with bonus music and map of Middle-earth thoughtfully packaged in a handsome box set.


The Hobbit and the Fellowship of the Ring (Excerpts)

 

Harper Audio
Audio
ISBN: 0694522236
September 1999
40th Anniversary; J. R.R. Tolkien




Fellowship of the Ring

 
Top: Recorded Books Unabridged
Audio
ISBN: 0788789538
June 2001
Unabridged, 12 Cassettes; JRR Tolkien, Read by Rob Inglis

Bottom: Recorded Books Unabridged
Compact Disc, 20pp.
ISBN: 0788789813
June 2001
12 CDs; JRR Tolkien, Read by Rob Inglis





Two Towers

 
Top: Recorded Books Unabridged
Audio
ISBN: 0788789546
June 2001
Unabridged, 10 Cassettes; JRR Tolkien, Read by Rob Inglis

Bottom: Recorded Books Unabridged
Compact Disc
ISBN: 078878983X
June 2001
14 CDs; JRR Tolkien, Read by Rob Inglis



Return of the King

 
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Recorded Books Unabridged
Audio
ISBN: 0788789554
June 2001
Unabridged, 10 Cassettes; JRR Tolkien, Read by Rob Inglis

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Recorded Books Unabridged
Compact Disc
ISBN: 0788789848
June 2001
10 CDs; JRR Tolkien, Read by Rob Inglis



The Silmarillion (4 Cassettes)

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Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, Inc.
Audio
ISBN: 0553525018
August 1998
4 Cassettes; JRR Tolkien  Read by Martin Shaw



The Silmarillion

Top: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
Compact Disc
ISBN: 0553456067
November 1998

Bottom: Listening Library Inc
Audio, 365pp.
ISBN: 0807282952
February 2000
Unabridged, 12 Cassettes; JRR Tolkien
Read by Martin Shaw



Tolkien Audio Collection (3 Cassettes)

HarperCollins Publishers, Incorporated
Audio
ISBN: 155994675X
September 1992
Abridged, 3 Cassettes; JRR Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien


Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

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Trafalgar Square Computer & Audio
Audio
ISBN: 0001053736
March 2000
Unabridged;  JRR Tolkien  Narrated by Terry Jones

Farmer Giles of Ham and Other Stories

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Houghton Mifflin Company
Audio
ISBN: 0618114807
June 2001
Unabridged, 2 Cassettes;  JRR Tolkien  Narrated by Derek Jacobi

Letters from Father Christmas

 
Houghton Mifflin Company
Audio
ISBN: 0618087842
October 2000
Unabridged, 2 Cassettes; JRR Tolkien  Narrated by Derek Jacobi

Roverandom

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Houghton Mifflin Company
Audio
ISBN: 0618127658
June 2001
2 Cassettes; JRR Tolkien  Read by Derek Jacobi



Pearl and Sir Orfeo

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Trafalgar Square Computer & Audio
Audio
ISBN: 0001053744
March 2000
Unabridged; JRR Tolkien  Narrated by Terry Jones