Poems and Stories, The UK De Luxe Edition
London: Houghton Mifflin, 1981.
Paline Baynes. De Luxe Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine / No Jacket, as Issued. Item #2525
Poems and Stories, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Published by Allen & Unwin in 1981 Contains The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son, On Fairy Stories, Leaf by Niggle, Farmer Giles of Ham, and Smith of Wootton Major. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes, Tolkien's favorite illustrator. Bound in black buckram cloth with elaborate gilt stamped design to the front boards. Bright Gilt stamped author, title and publisher to the spine, blocked in single gilt ruled compartments. The book is in Near Fine condition, no bumps or bruises, no marks to the black buckram or stamped design. A beautiful copy of this De Luxe Edition published by Allen & Unwin in 1981. Housed in the original publishers box with label on the cover. No previous owner's names or markings whatsoever. The box is in near fine condition, lightest soiling to the label. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions.
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