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The Adventures of Tom Bombadil

Tolkien, J.R.R.

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ISBN 10: 039526801X / ISBN 13: 9780395268018
Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1978
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A very handsome edition hard bound in publisher's illustrated paper covered boards.63 numbered pages. Niccely illustrated, Two corners gently rubbed. Amount to little. Insignificent. A very solid, tight, clean, complete copy with clean, bright and unmarked internals. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 064701

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Title: The Adventures of Tom Bombadil

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Baynes, Pauline

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ Issued

Edition: 2nd Printing Stated

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A volume of songs, rhymes and poems from "The Red Book". They tell of Tom's encounters with Goldberry, with Old Man Willow, who tries to trap Tom inside his trunk, with the Badger-folk, and with the ghostly Barrow-wight, as well as with a princess, trolls, dwarves and legendary beasts.

About the Author:

J.R.R. Tolkien (1892–1973), beloved throughout the world as the creator of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke College, and a fellow of Merton College until his retirement in 1959. His chief interest was the linguistic aspects of the early English written tradition, but even as he studied these classics he was creating a set of his own.

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