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The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, Allen & Unwin 5th impression 1951 with dustjacket #000683 - The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, 1st UK Edition, 1st Impression with dustjacket - sold


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The Adventures Of Tom Bombadil - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd, 1962, London, Great Britain
Illustrator: Illustrated by Baynes, Pauline

The Adventures of Tom Bombadil and other verses from The Red Book, consist of 16 poems, three about Tom Bombadil himself, one about a hobbit and a troll, two about the Man in the Moon, six which represent simply "adventures", and four which are in the nature of a bestiary, familiar places to instill the feel of a Middle Earth setting.

A most attractive copy of this First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in Near Fine, bright dustjacket. Rather scarce in this condition.
 
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