Tolkien's Second Book in the Rare Dust Jacket

    J. R. R. Tolkien. Farmer Giles of Ham. Embellished by Pauline Diana Baynes. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1949.

    First edition of Tolkien's second book. Octavo. [80] pages. With two full-page color illustrations inserted and many intertextual line drawings throughout.

    Publisher's full orange cloth, front cover and spine stamped in blue, dust jacket. Jacket spine slightly sunned, with some wear to edges, minor dampstaining to lower edge of jacket and cloth covers (not affecting text), some light wear to jacket corners, some rubbing to jacket panels, one small creased tear to front of jacket at top, some rubbing to cloth. Slightly skewed. Still, very good.

    Hammond and Anderson A4a.

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