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J R R Tolkien: A Biography -by Humphrey Carpenter ( Lord of the Rings / The Hobbit related)

By: Carpenter, Humphrey , J R R Tolkien ( John Ronald Reuel ) related)

Price: $36.89

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: George Allen & Unwin, 1977, 1st Edition, 2nd Impression: 1977

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164466

ISBN: 0049280376

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, tight and square, ---in a Near Fine dustjacket, a wee bit of light rubbing, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, 287 pages, b&w photos, ---"The authorized biography of the creator of Middle-earth. In the decades since his death in September 1973, millions have read THE HOBBIT, THE LORD OF THE RINGS, and THE SILMARILLION and become fascinated about the very private man behind the books. Born in South Africa in January 1892, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was orphaned in childhood and brought up in near-poverty. He served in the first World War... View more info