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392637072287
Seller: billybottle1 (3839)
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Minster-on-Sea, KENT, GB
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Ends Feb 13, 2020 1:12:43 PM
Category: Books, Comics & Magazines:Antiquarian & Collectable
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TOLKIEN - ULTRA-RARE 'A NORTHERN VENTURE' 170 COPIES ONLY PRINTED TOLKIEN - ULTRA-RARE 'A NORTHERN VENTURE' 170 COPIES ONLY PRINTED Click images to enlarge Description A NORTHERN VENTURE verses by members of Leeds University English School Association. printed at the Swan Press, Leeds in 1923. The first issue of which only 170 copies were printed [a second edition of 200 copies was printed the same year] J.R.R. Tolkien contributes three poems: 'Tha Eadigan Saelidan: The Happy Mariners,' 'Why the Man in the Moon Came Down Too Soon,' and Enigmata Saxonica Nuper Inventa Duo.' The second poem was later much revised and included in 'The Adventures of Tom Bombadil.' The fragile green wrappers show a little creasing and light fading. Now preserved in a purpose made cloth wrapper and hard clamshell box. The only copy to have appeared at a major auction was back in 2002. A horrible, marked, ex-library copy sold at a U.K. provincial auction last year for over £3,000. All items are complete with no pages or illustrations missing, in the original binding and with no tears, rips or other major faults unless described above. All postages quoted are for delivery to an address in mainland U.K. unless otherwise stated. For other destinations including the Highlands & Islands and the Channel Islands please enquire about postage rates before bidding. PLEASE ASK ANY QUESTIONS BEFORE BIDDING. I AM HAPPY TO SUPPLY FURTHER IMAGES IF REQUIRED. MAKE ANY ENQUIRIES BEFORE BIDDING PAYMENT: FOR SUMS UNDER £20 I ONLY ACCEPT PAYPAL OR CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS FOR LARGER AMOUNTS I ALSO ACCEPT CHEQUES AND BANK TRANSFER BID WITH CONFIDENCE. I am full time bookseller, established in 1979 - SEE MY 100% POSITIVE FEEDBACK PLEASE RESOLVE ANY QUERIES BY EMAIL BEFORE BIDDING. Payment I prefer payment by Paypal. I also accept payment by credit card or bank transfer. For purchases over £20 I will also accept sterling cheques drawn on a London bank. Contact Us For further images please contact me via eBay Messaging Images sell! Get Supersized Images & Free Image HostingCreate your brand with Auctiva's Customizable Templates. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva.com. Track Page Views With Auctiva's FREE Counter
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