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Seller: melk-or (319)
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Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA
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Ended Oct 24, 2018 11:51:40 AM
Category: Books:Antiquarian & Collectible
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C $1,500.00
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Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics; by J.R.R. Tolkien 1st Edition 1937. Humphrey Milford for the British Academy. London. Booklet. Not illustrated. Hammond A2: page 3 Very scarce, only 500 copies printed Description: Size: 25 X 16 cm. Price 3s. net on cover. Very Good Condition. Complete in original covers. Very minor wear and creasing to edges on oversized cover (see photos). All pages are firmly attached. Text very clean. One neat inked stamp to top of title page else no tears, soiling, marks or inscriptions. Housed in a removable Brodart protector. A wonderful copy of a very scarce item. Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics was the Sir Israel Gollancz Memorial Lecture for 1936. Tolkien delivered it to the British Academy on 25 November 1936 and again two weeks later to the Manchester Mediaeval Society. The year of publication is not actually stated, just the fact that the lecture was delivered on 25 November 1936, and that it was taken from the Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume XXII. One of only 500 copies printed. See Hammond A2. A great find for the Tolkien collector. These large volumes are scarce in any condition and not many are available. Rarely comes up for sale on Ebay. 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 and insured through Canada Post.
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