- Full Title: The Hobbit
- Price: $16.00
- Edition: 1997 Edition
- Format: Hardcover with Wrappers
- Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
- Print Year: ?
- Stated Year: Not Stated (1997 Copyright)
- ISBN-10: 0395071224
- ISBN-13: ?
- Pages: 255
- Dimensions: ?
- Known Print Numbers: ?
- 38th seems to have simplier title page without 78 4th edition text
- 54th is priced $14.95 with full copyright page
- Cover inside flap and copyright page states that it conforms to the 1978 Allen & Unwin Edition
- Blue cloth boards with silver lettering
- No color paintings
- Black and white maps
- Earliest print edition seen in this state is 57