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LETTERS OF J.R.R. TOLKIEN

by Carpenter, Humphrey (Ed.)

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London: George Allen & Unwin, 1981. Edited with the assistance of Christopher Tolkien. 463 pages. Frontispiece illustrated with a copy of an original 1938 Tolkien letter. Pages clean, very good condition. Previous owner's name on ffep, otherwise endpapers clean. Brown cloth, gilt title on spine, corners lightly bumped. Brown dust jacket is price clipped. DJ edges very lightly worn. VG+/VG+. 1st U.K. Edition. Hard Cover.
  • Bookseller: Book Bazaar CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 027017
  • Title: LETTERS OF J.R.R. TOLKIEN
  • Author: Carpenter, Humphrey (Ed.)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: 1st U.K. Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: George Allen & Unwin
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1981
  • Keywords: Biography, Tolkien, Fantasy, Literature, Legends
  • Bookseller catalogs: Mythology;


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