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Seller: melk-or (323)
100.0% positive
Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA
Ended Nov 21, 2018 2:00:43 AM
Category: Books:Antiquarian & Collectible
C $795.00
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The Book of Fairy Poetry Edited by Dora Owen 1st Edition / 1st Printing Publication date: 1920 Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co. London Hardback Illustrator: Warwick Goble Hammond Page Ref.: p. 279 Scarcely seen, especially in dustjacket. Beautiful large edition with tissue-protected, colorful paste downs. Contains J.R.R. Tolkien's poem: "Goblin Feet". Very rare large collectible volume in remarkably good shape. Some bumping to board corners. Internally very good, quite fresh, very light foxing. Contains complete set of 16 pasted-on plates protected by tissue inserts and they are superb, bright and colorful. The dustjacket has minor creasing and small closed tears at the folds and corners with edgewear and slight loss to head of spine (see pictures). Now housed in a removable Brodart protector. A very scarcely seen volume in dustjacket with special appeal to the devoted Tolkien collector and completist. Few copies of this First Edition have survived and fewer still in this condition. Because of Tolkien's early contribution it is a much sought after collectible antiquarian volume. I have some other very scarce and collectible Tolkien books listed. Win more than one auction and save on shipping. Although my listings indicate that I am only shipping to North America, I am open to shipping to Europe but please message me for a shipping quote first as the shipping rates are for North America only. All shipments are tracked andinsured through Canada Post.
Submitted by: Urulókë
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