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The Adventures of Tom Bombadil by  J R R (Illustrated by Pauline Baynes) TOLKIEN - 1st Edition - 1962 - from David Bunnett Books and Biblio.com

The Adventures of Tom Bombadil

by TOLKIEN, J R R (Illustrated by Pauline Baynes)

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George Allen & Unwin, London , 1962. 1st Edition. HARDCOVER. 1st printing. 8vo in colour printed boards, 63pp, full page duo-tone plates and decorations by Pauline Baynes . . . . . . . . .. .CONDITION : An uncommonly well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked barely read copy (merest hint of shelf rub to top cover corner tips) in a very near FINE complete Dust Jacket (barely visible sliver of rub to spine panel ends, minute nick and slight rub to rear top flap fold corner tip, hint of tanning or foxing to inner flaps, tiny spot of surface rub to spine panel).. . . . . . . . . . . . NOTE Due to size, weight or additional insurance fees shipping this item to some destinations outside the UK will cost more than price shown above. Orders made by card will only be completed after you have approved any extra cost. ... . . . . . . . . We always ship in PROTECTIVE CARD PARCELS

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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