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Tales from the perilous realm

Author: J R R Tolkien; Alan Lee
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Never before published in a single volume, Tolkien's four novellas (Farmer Giles of Ham, Leaf by Niggle, Smith of Wootton Major, and Roverandom) and one book of poems (The Adventures of Tom Bombadil) are gathered together for the first time, in a fully illustrated volume. This new, definitive collection of works -- which had appeared separately, in various formats, between 1949 and 1998 -- comes with a brand-new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fantasy poetry
Fiction
Poetry
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien; Alan Lee
ISBN: 9780547154114 0547154119
OCLC Number: 243480382
Notes: "This collection first published in Great Britain by HarperCollins Publishers in 1997"--Title page verso.
Description: xxviii, 403 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / by Tom Shippey --
Roverandom --
Farmer Giles of Ham --
The adventures of Tom Bombadil --
Smith of Wootton Major --
Leaf by Niggle.
Responsibility: J.R.R. Tolkien ; illustrated by Alan Lee.

Abstract:

Never before published in a single volume, Tolkien's four novellas (Farmer Giles of Ham, Leaf by Niggle, Smith of Wootton Major, and Roverandom) and one book of poems (The Adventures of Tom Bombadil) are gathered together for the first time, in a fully illustrated volume. This new, definitive collection of works -- which had appeared separately, in various formats, between 1949 and 1998 -- comes with a brand-new foreword and endmatter, and with a series of detailed pencil illustrations by Alan Lee.
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