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The Letters by J. R. R. Tolkien (Hardback, 1981 1st Printing) VG/G
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Book is in Very Good condition - has an inscription inside the front cover. Dustjacket is complete

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Condition: Very Good : Split the cost with friends
A book that has been read and does not look new, but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the book cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins. Some identifying marks on the inside cover, but this is minimal. Very little wear and tear. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Seller notes: Book is in Very Good condition - has an inscription inside the front cover. Dustjacket is complete but with with slight rubiing and some general wear and so is in Good condition
Author:

J. R. R. Tolkien

Language:

English

Subject:

Biographies & Autobiographies

Publisher:

George Aleen & Unwin

Subject 2:

Biography: Literary

ISBN:

0048260053

Publication Year:

20/08/1981

Special Attributes:

1st Edition

Format:

Hardback

Date of Publication:

1981

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Description
A prolific correspondent, Tolkien wrote to his publishers, to his family, to friends and to fans of his books. This selection represents, in Tolkien's own words, a portrait of the man in his many aspects: storyteller, scholar, Catholic, parent and observer of the world.

Key Features
Author(s)J. R. R. Tolkien
PublisherHarperCollins Publishers
Date of Publication20/08/1981
Language(s)English
FormatHardback
ISBN-100048260053
ISBN-139780048260055
GenreBiography: Literary

Publication Data
Place of PublicationLondon
Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
ImprintHarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Out-of-print date10/10/1996
Content Noteillustrations

Dimensions
Weight1 g
Width140 mm
Height220 mm
Pagination448

Credits
Edited byChristopher Tolkien
Volume editorHumphrey Carpenter

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Book is in Very Good condition - has an inscription inside the front cover. Dustjacket is complete but with with slight rubiing and some general wear and so is in Good condition

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