Lot 105

Tolkien (J. R. R.)

Five titles: Farmer Giles of Ham, 2nd impression, colour frontispiece, plate and illustrations by Pauline Baynes, in the original yellow boards with blue decoration and lettering, price clipped dust jacket, spine slightly browned and chipped, 1957; The Adventures of Tom Bombadil and other Verses from the Red Book, FIRST EDITION, original pictorial boards, tail of spine slightly bumped, dust jacket slightly chipped, 1962; Smith of Wooton Major, FIRST EDITION, publisher’s boards (without jacket as issued), rubbed, 1967; The Silmarillion, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, original blue cloth, title and Tolkien’s device stamped in gilt on spine, top edge blue, dust-jacket, 1977; and Unfinished Tales, second impression, original burgundy cloth, t.e.r., dust-jacket, 1980, 8vo, George Allen and Unwin (6)

Estimate: £300-£400