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J. R. R. Tolkien: The Man Who Created the Lord of the Rings  -(SIGNED)- by  Michael (signed) Coren - Signed First Edition - 2001 - from Nessa Books and Biblio.com

J. R. R. Tolkien: The Man Who Created the Lord of the Rings -(SIGNED)-

by Coren, Michael (signed)

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


Toronto: Stoddart Pub, 2001. -----Brown boards with gilt on spine, SIGNED and inscribed to by Michael Coren, 135 pages with b & w photos through-out, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition now in Mylar. "This is a story about the fruits of one man's imagination, about a professor who loved his students and his books in equal measure, and about a literary superstar who continues to delight generation after generation of readers. J. R. R. Tolkien is a timely and insightful look at the man behind the classics." The scan you see is the book you get. Signed by Author. First Edition First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Front Jacket Photo of J. R. R. Tolkien by Douglas Gilbert. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".


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