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The Adventures of Tom Bombadil

by Tolkien, J.R.R

Condition: Collectible - Acceptable


Houghton Mifflin. Collectible - Acceptable. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1962. Copyrt pg states 3rd printing, number line ends with 3. Has an ISBN so must be c.1966 or later. Hardcover 8vo 64 pgs. B/w and orange illustrations. Very good with no dust jacket. Covers lightly edgeworn. Contents fine. Inquire if you need further information.

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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