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    J. R. R. Tolkien: Farmer Giles of Ham embellished by Pauline Diana Baynes (London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd., 1949), first edition, first issue, 79 pages, light orange boards with blue titles, 8vo (5.25" x 8"), dust jacket. Color frontispiece. Profusely illustrated. Top edge stained blue, "6s. net" on the inner dust jacket flap. Tolkien's early novella is a folk tale set in a fantasy version of England and relates the story of Farmer Giles' encounters with a dragon named Chrysophylax. Very good condition with a slightly cocked spine and minimal foxing to the text edges in a very good unclipped dust jacket.

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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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