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Tolkien's World by  Randel Helms - First Edition - 1974 - from Nessa Books and Biblio.com

Tolkien's World

by Helms, Randel

Condition: Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus


Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin, 1974. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Blue cloth with gilt on boards,Very Good Plus condition with former owners name and inscription on front paste-down mostly hid by front flap, dust jacket is in Very Good Plus condition price clipped, with a tiny open nick at bottom front, faint shelf wear. Check out the scans. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Illus. by Jacket Photograph By Gwendolyn Stewart . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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