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Bloomsbury Sale #557

Sale Date - February 2, 2006

212. Tolkien (J.R.R.) and E.V.Gordon, editors . Sir Gawain & The Green Knight, first edition , frontispiece, neat ownership inscription on front free endpaper, original cloth, gilt, very slightly rubbed and faded at spine, otherwise a very good copy, 8vo, Oxford, 1925.

est. £100 – £150

Sold for £100

211. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., reprint, names and addresses tippexed out on front free endpapers, dust-jackets price clipped, 1978; Unfinished Tales, edited by Christopher Tolkien, reprint, 1982, original cloth, dust-jackets, 8vo (4)

est. £60 – £80


210. Tolkien (J.R.R.) Tree and Leaf, 1964; Unfinished Tales, jacket spine sunned, 1980; The Treason of Isengard, 1989, first editions , original cloth or boards ; and 9 others by the same, 8vo (12)

est. £100 – £150


209. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, ownership inscription on front free endpaper, dust-jacket, price-clipped, chipped at corners and head of spine, 1962; Smith of Wootton Major, rubbed at edges, 1967, first editions , illustrations by Pauline Baynes, original pictorial boards ; and an ex-library copy of Farmer Giles of Ham without jacket, 8vo & 12mo (3)

est. £150 – £200


208. Tolkien (J.R.R.) [Lord of the Rings], 3 vol., Fellowship of the Ring second impression, other 2 vol. first editions , folding map at end of each vol., original cloth, a few marks, 8vo, 1954-55.

est. £200 – £300

Sold for £650

207. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Hobbit, reprint, colour frontispiece, illustrations by the author, 13pp. with tape repairs to inner margins, browned, upper hinge split, original decorated cloth, rubbed, corners bumped, lower joint broken, 8vo, 1942.

est. £80 – £120

Sold for £260

206. Tolkien (J.R.R.) - Onions (C.T.) A Shakespeare Glossary, second edition, revised, label on front pastedown: “From the Library of J.R.R. Tolkien”, original cloth, gilt, 8vo, 1941.

est. £60 – £80

Sold for £120

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