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Category: Books, Magazines:Non-Fiction Books
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Condition: 90 pages. The book is in very good condition. There is a very neatly written gift salutation on inside and dust jacket has slight ware otherwise excellent condition.
The Tolkien Family AlbumAuthor: Tolkien, John; Priscilla Tolkien Title: The Tolkien Family Album Publication: , Harper Collins London1992 Edition: First editionDescription: First edition. Hardcover. 4to, red cloth in dust jacket. Contents clean. Jacket is bright and glossy, with light waviness. Very Good + / very good. Subject: Science Fiction This commemorative vintage book contains many pictures from the family archive. This volume was produced to commemorate the 100th year since JRR Tolkien's birth in 1892. It contains a number of candid snapshots of Tolkien and his family. It was produced by his children. Tolkien died in 1973. Quantity Available: 1. Synopsis:This biography of Tolkien looks at the family details of the author's life. It tells of his love affair with Edith Bratt, and the dramatic circumstances of their relationship and eventual marriage; of Tolkien's experiences in World War I; of the birth of his children; his academic career, and of the writing of the books that made him a household name all over the world. The book also takes a look at the often strange fan mail that he received, and the honours bestowed upon him before and after his death.About the Author:J.R.R. Tolkien (1892–1973), beloved throughout the world as the creator of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke College, and a fellow of Merton College until his retirement in 1959. His chief interest was the linguistic aspects of the early English written tradition, but even as he studied these classics he was creating a set of his own.
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