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I don't think he actually changed the text of "The Hobbit." What he changed was the story of how Bilbo got the ring, etc. The way he covers it is in FOTR

I am almost certain he made minor changes to the text of the Hobbit. In fact, the edition I had says something about being a "revised edition" with a foreward saying he has made some changes from an earlier edition, but it doesn't go into specifics. I don't have the book in front of me. I'll take a look at it tonight if I remember.
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