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Poems and Stories:  Boxed De Luxe Edition by  Pauline  J. R. R.; (illustrated by) Baynes - Thus 1st   - 1980 - from Nessa Books and

Poems and Stories: Boxed De Luxe Edition

by Tolkien, J. R. R.; (illustrated by) Baynes, Pauline

Condition: Near Fine

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1980. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Black cloth with gilt & green illustration, headband, speckled green block edges, mottled grey & black endpapers, 342 pages with illustrations in colour by Pauline Baynes through-out, comes complete in black boarded box with off white paste down, the book is in Near Fine condition with faint edge wear, the box (not a slipcase) is in Very Good Plus condition with some minor rubbing to outside edges. Contents include: Smith of Wootton Major / Farmer Giles of Ham / Leaf by Niggle / On Fairy-Stories / The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son / The Adventures of Tom Bombadil. Check out the scans. . Thus 1st . Hard Cover Boxed. Near Fine. Illus. by Pauline Baynes;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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