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The Tolkien Reader
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Del Rey
Publication date February 1, 1989
Pages 251
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780345345066
ISBN-10 0345345061
Dimensions 0.75 by 4 by 6.75 in.
Weight 0.30 lbs.
Original list price $7.99
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Summary
A fantastical anthology of short fiction, poetry, and commentaries by the author of The Lord of the Rings includes 'The Adventures of Tom Bombadil,' 'Farmer Giles of Ham, and the author's intriguing essay on the art of the fairy story and the treatment of fantasy. Reissue.
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Stories, poems, and commentaries by the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings
 
FARMER GILES OF HAM
An imaginative history of the distant and marvelous past that introduces the rather unheroic Farmer Giles, whose efforts to capture a somewhat untrustworthy dragon will delight readers everywhere.
 
THE ADVENTURES OF TOM BOMBADIL
A collection of verse in praise of Tom Bombadil, that staunch friend of the Hobbits in The Lord of the Rings.
 
TREE AND LEAF
Contains “On Fairy-stories,” Professor Tolkien’s now-famous essay on the form of the fairy story and the treatment of fantasy.
 
. . . and other dazzling works, including an introduction by Peter S. Beagle



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Paperback
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Reprint edition from Del Rey (February 1, 1989)
9780345345066 | details & prices | 251 pages | 4.00 × 6.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $7.99
About: A fantastical anthology of short fiction, poetry, and commentaries by the author of The Lord of the Rings includes 'The Adventures of Tom Bombadil,' 'Farmer Giles of Ham, and the author's intriguing essay on the art of the fairy story and the treatment of fantasy.
Prebinding
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from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999)
9780808508748 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $14.70
About: Stories, poems, and commentaries by the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings   FARMER GILES OF HAM An imaginative history of the distant and marvelous past that introduces the rather unheroic Farmer Giles, whose efforts to capture a somewhat untrustworthy dragon will delight readers everywhere.

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