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Seller: melk-or (323)
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Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA
Ended Nov 21, 2018 2:00:54 AM
Category: Books:Antiquarian & Collectible
C $325.00
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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, ParisPublication Date: 1953Binding: Softcover First Thus. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall.Book Condition: Very Good/Uncut Pages/Unread Edition: 1st Edition/1st Printing Description:Superb copy with uncut pages. Housed in a removable Brodart protector. Includes essay 'Middle English "Losenger": Sketch of an Etymological and Semantic Enquiry', by J.R.R. Tolkien, first section, pp. [63]-76. Tolkien examined the Middle English word losenger because a ‘fresh scrutiny of its etymology may afford a glimpse (if no more) into the complexities of Germanic and Latin in Northern Gaul’. Tolkien's Contribution is in English while those of the other contributors are in French. See Hammond B20, page 302. 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'ArdenneA wonderful copy for a Tolkien collector. I have some other very scarce and collectible Tolkien books listed. Win more than one auction andsave on shipping. Although my listings indicate that I am only shipping to North America, I am open to shipping toEurope but please message me for a shipping quote first as the shipping rates are for North Americaonly. All shipments are tracked and insured through Canada Post.
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