Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1967.
J.R.R. Tolkien. 1st Edition, Hobbits, Lord of the Rings, Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #2464
The Road Goes Ever On, A Song Cycle. Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien, music by Donald Swann. Published in 1967 by Houghton Mifflin, this is the 1st US Edition 1st impression, in Near Fine condition. The dustjacket is also in Near Fine condition. From the blurb, "For anyone who loves the books of J.R.R. Tolkien, this volume is a must. Bilbo, Frodo, Sam Treebeard, Tom Bombadil and the Elves often sing in his works, but to date only the words of the songs have appeared. Now, with the encouragement and assistance of Professor Tolkien, Donald Swann has provided music for seven songs - six from The Lord of the Rings trilogy and one from The adventures of Tom Bombadil". "Professor Tolkien has embellished its pages with Elvish script and has also provided a glossary of the Elvish terms used in the Songs." "Professor Tolkien's original manuscript for the English transliteration of Namarie appears on page 68. A rare opportunity to view Tolkien original handwriting. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, Limited Editions, and odd bits of ephemera are available.
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