Farmer Giles of Ham by J. R. R. Tolkien


First edition

Published by George and Unwin Ltd, London 1949

Farmer Giles of Ham, or The Rise and Wonderful Adventures of Farmer Giles, Lord of Tame, Count of Worminghall and King of the Little Kingdom, by J. R. R. Tolkien

A lovely first edition of the notable comic Medieval fable Farmer Giles of Ham complete with dust jacket. Written by J. R. R. Tolkien in 1937 and first published in 1949. Embellished by Pauline Diana Baynes.

Original mustard cloth boards with blue dragon illustration on the front and lettering on the spine. Clean end pages. minimal spotting on the front pages. The price clipped dust jacket is clean and lightly rubbed. Darkened spine colour with chipping on the spine and fold ends. Two 3cm tear on the top rear edges which have been internally repaired with tape. 8vo 79pp