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The Adventures of Tom Bombadil by  J R R Tolkien - First Edition - 1962 - from John Atkinson Books and Biblio.com

The Adventures of Tom Bombadil

by Tolkien, J R R

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London: George Allen and Unwin, 1962. A first edition, first printing published by George Allen and Unwin in 1962. A near fine book with one name and date on the ffep. In a very good unclipped wrapper with one small repaired closed tear to the front panel and some light wear to the spine tips and corners.

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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