Poems and Stories, The UK De Luxe Edition in Original Publishers Box
London: Allen & Unwin, 1981.
Paline Baynes. De Luxe Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine / No Jacket, as Issued. Item #2542
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. A beautiful Near Fine copy of this De Luxe Edition published by Allen & Unwin in 1981. Housed in the original publishers box with a bright clean label on the cover. A previous owner's embossed stamp to the top corner of the front free endpaper, no other marks or writing noted. The box is in near fine condition, one neatly repaired bumped and split corner, almost no 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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