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The Adventures Of Tom Bombadil

by Tolkien, J. R. R

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


London: George Allen & Unwin, 1971. In tidy condition with a very good dust jacket, not price clipped, a little rubbed at the edges, the fifth impression. Fifth Impression. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Baynes, Pauline. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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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