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A Scarce Piece of True Tolkieniana Tolkiana Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of LondonNo.IXReport on the Excavation of the Prehistoric, Roman, and Post-Roman Site in Lydney Park, Gloucestershire With 4/5 page appendix/introduction by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (J. R. R. Tolkien) Limited Edition of only 1,150 Copies Printed In Tolkiens Essay the discussion is the around the word Nodens that appears in three inscriptions found at the excavations in Lydney Park and appears to be the name of an otherwise unrecorded God. Tolkien links the name to the Old Irish Nuadu and Welsh Nudd. Nuadu was the King of the Tuatha de Danann, the one time rulers of Ireland. Tolkien goes on to trace the name in other ancient languages and finally comes to the conclusion that the name means either the catcher, the snarer or the the hunter. The book is in Very Good+ Condition with Consideration of Age and Binding StyleOriginal Wraps, Original State/Binding, Best Copy Available Anywhere Online All Pages Pages are all Crisp, Clean and Clear Strong Binding No Foxing or Discolouration of Pages Uneven Page Edges as Expected From Binding StyleMinor Marks to Few Pages From Handling Rubbing, Bumps, Creases, Marks, Small Nicks to Edges/Corners (mainly of covers) One Pen Inscription to Front Cover Hard to Imagine a Better Copy due to the Binding Type A Really IMPRESSIVE Piece of Tolkien History, A Collectable for the Future.... Please see my other listings for more interesting titles. Please see all images for further details Check out my other items! .......... If you have any questions please ask and I will do my best to help. .. ... ..
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