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The Father Christmas Letters

by Tolkien, J.R.R. (Tolkien, Baillie, Edited by)

Condition: VG/None


London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1976. Soft rubbing to pictorial cover. Light yellowing to spine. Tiny bump & tiny nic split to head of spine on front & rearside corner. Teeny bumping to bottom front fore corner tip. Moderate foxing to eps. Clean content. Colour illustrations. Binding is VG. No page numbers.. First Edition. Hb. VG/None.

The Father Christmas Letters is a collection of letters written and illustrated by J. R. R. Tolkien between 1920 and 1942 for his children, from "Father Christmas". They tell of the adventures and misadventures of Father Christmas and his helpers, including the North Polar Bear and his two sidekick cubs, Paksu and Valkotukka.



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