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The Adventures Of Tom Bombadil - 1st Edition/1st Impression
London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd. 1962. 8vo; 63, [1] pages. An attractive First Impression of the First Edition, Hammond A6a, published 22 November 1962 at 13s. 6d. With a planned print run of 10,000 copies. Fine condition, bright pictorial boards in Near Fine, slightly rubbed dustwrapper. Ownership signature of Fidelma Kirstein (wife of American writer Lincoln Kirstein and sister of Paul Cadmus). 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. Fine in Fine dust jacket.
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