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J. R. R. Tolkien. A Biography. Humphrey Carpenter. (With original press release.)

£44.99

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This book remains, I think, the only official biography of J. R. R. Tolkien published in 1977. This copy is a hardback in very good condition in a similar condition unclipped dust jacket. With the book comes George Allen & Unwin's ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE. See attache six images. No marks or inscriptions. Not ex-library.

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Added value:
Publisher's original press release. Very good unclipped dust jacket.
Author(s):
Humphrey Carpenter.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1977
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
287
Publisher:
George Allen and Unwin.
Title:
J. R. R. Tolkien. A Biography.

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This book remains, I think, the only official biography of J. R. R. Tolkien published in 1977. This copy is a hardback in very good condition in a similar condition unclipped dust jacket. With the book comes George Allen & Unwin's ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE. See attache six images. No marks or inscriptions. Not ex-library.

Added value:
Publisher's original press release. Very good unclipped dust jacket.
Author(s):
Humphrey Carpenter.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1977
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
287
Publisher:
George Allen and Unwin.
Title:
J. R. R. Tolkien. A Biography.

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