Rockford, Tennessee, US
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Category: Books & Magazines:Antiquarian & Collectible
Condition: Remarkable edition of this scarce collectible. Pages are UNCUT and therefore the book has never been read. Some light aging/tanning to spine & cover and slight edge wear.
Title: Essais De Philologie Moderne (1951) Publisher: Société d'édition, "Les belles lettres", Bibliotheque de La Faculté de Philosophie et Lettres de l'Université de Liege, Paris Publication Date: 1953 Binding: Softcover First Thus. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Book Condition: Very Good/Uncut Pages/Unread Edition: First Edition/1st Printing Description: Superb copy with uncut pages. Includes essay 'Middle English "Losenger": Sketch of an Etymological and Semantic Enquiry', by J.R.R. Tolkien, first section, pp. -76. Tolkien's Contribution is in English while those of the other contributors are in French. Proceedings of a conference held in 1951. Tolkien attended and delivered a lecture in English, probably at the invitation of his friend S.R.T.O. d'Ardenne. ________________________________________________________ *Tolkien Collection: Last year we purchased an inventory lot of a book seller and collectibles store near our local university. The owner had passed and his heirs were selling his collections. We purchased his Tolkien collection (and several other pieces) and have been, ever since, amazed by the rarity, the quality and the numbers of the pieces he had. We've sold many to private collectors and friends and many others on line, but there is still much, much more. We try to do due diligence and research the pieces as we list them; they are varied: books & various rare publications, display collectibles, rare letters and posters...etc. It was a wonderful find, a rare cache of materials and many, many of the pieces are jewels for the Tolkien collector. Please take a look at our other pieces for sale. Feel free to ask any questions.