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Tales from the perilous realm / J.R.R. Tolkien ; illustrated by Alan Lee.

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  • ISBN: 9780547952093 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0547952090 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 403 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008.

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General Note: "This collection first published in Great Britain by HarperCollins Publishers in 1997"--T.p. verso.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction / by Tom Shippey -- Roverandom -- Farmer Giles of Ham -- The adventures of Tom Bombadil -- Smith of Wootton Major -- Leaf by niggle.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Middle Earth (Imaginary place) > Fiction.
Middle Earth (Imaginary place) > Poetry.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.
Fantasy poetry.
Electronic books.

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