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The Adventures of Tom Bombadil by J.R.R.Tolkien - Hardcover - First American Edition - 1962 - from Midway Used and Rare Books and

The Adventures of Tom Bombadil

by J.R.R.Tolkien

Condition: vg+/vg+

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. First American Edition. Hard Cover. vg+/vg+. A very good copy in an equally nice dust jacket. There is some very light spotting to top of both front and rear endpapers. Also some very light foxing along crease of front dust jacket flap.

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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