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RARE - EIGHT BOOKS FROM TOLKIEN'S LIBRARY - ALL SIGNED PLUS NOTES


























 EIGHT BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF J.R.R. TOLKIEN

FAMOUS AUTHOR OF THE LORD OF THE RINGS AND THE HOBBIT

This is a small collection of 8 books [7 titles as one title is in two volumes] which were purchased at Bonhams Auctioneers in 2002. Each one has the Bonhams slip inserted.

8 VOLUMES, 10 SIGNATURES IN ALL

SOLD AS A COLLECTION

COMPRISING THE FOLLOWING

1. Les Juifs d'Espagnes par le Docteur H. Graetz. Paris, 1872. Bound in contemporary calf. Signed in pencil on the end paper, with an additional note "purchased at [unreadable...], prob. in 1920s"

2. Altschwedische Grammatik Mit Einschluss des Altgutnischen von Adolf Norees. Halle, 1904. Original cloth. Signed in ink on the end paper.

3. Scandinavian Archaeology by Haakon Shetelig and Hjalmas Falk; translated by E.V. Gordon. Oxford, 1937. With a typed note "with the compliments of Professor E.V. Gordon." Gordon was a contemporary and friend of Tolkien. Signed in pencil on the end paper with the additional note in Tolkien's hand "from EVG."

4. Diplomatarium Islandicum. Islenzkt Bornbrefasafn... Volume One 834 - 1264. Kaupmannohofn, 1857 - 76. Bound in contemporary half calf. With the bookplate of the historian Charles Plummer who died in 1927, Tolkien's note reads "bt from..." and "by J.R.R. Tolkien" in ink. Loosely inserted are a couple of scraps of paper with notes by Tolkien.

5. Heidreks Saga. Kobenhavm, 1924. Bound in cloth. Signed in pencil on the end paper.

6. Havardar Saga Isfirdings. Kobenhavn, 1923. Signed by Tolkien in pencil on the end paper.

7. Den Oldnorske og Oldislandske Litteraturs Historie af Finnur Jonsson. Kobenhavn, 1920 - 3. three volumes bound in two in contemporary calf. Each volume is signed twice; once on the front pastedown and once on the verso of the front free end paper.

 

 total weight is around 10 kilos

insured shipping to most UK destinations £14.95

U.S.A. £50.00

Japan & Australia £90.00

Most of Western Europe £25.00

 


All items are complete with no pages or illustrations missing, in the original binding and with no tears, rips or other major faults unless described above.


All postages quoted are for delivery to an address in mainland U.K. unless otherwise stated.

For other destinations including Northern Ireland, the Highlands & Islands and the Channel Islands please enquire about postage rates before bidding.


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