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The Adventures Of Tom Bombadil

by J R R Tolkien

Condition: Very Good


Allen & Unwin, 1962. Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket in good condition. Sixth printing. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. 1972 printing. Dust jacket now wrapped with protective mylar cover. Light chipping to edges of dust jacket with a few closed edge tears. Light wear to edges and corners of boards. Secure packaging for safe delivery.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

The Adventures of Tom Bombadil is a collection of poetry written by J. R. R. Tolkien and published in 1962. The book contains 16 poems, only two of which deal with Tom Bombadil, a character who is most famous for his encounter with Frodo Baggins in The Fellowship of the Ring (the first volume in Tolkien's best-selling The Lord of the Rings). The rest of the poems are an assortment of bestiary verse and fairy tale rhyme. Two of the poems appear in The Lord of the Rings as well.




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