Item #313440 FARMER GILES OF HAM. Aegidii Ahenobarbi Julii Agricole de Hammo Domini de Domito Aule Draconarie Comitis Regni Minimi Regis et Basilea mira facinora et mirabilis exortus, or in the vulgar tongue The Rise and Wonderful Adventures of Farmer Giles, Lord of Tame, Count of Worminghall and King of the Little Kingdom. Embellished by Pauline Diana Baynes. J. R. R. TOLKIEN, John Ronald Reuel.

FARMER GILES OF HAM. Aegidii Ahenobarbi Julii Agricole de Hammo Domini de Domito Aule Draconarie Comitis Regni Minimi Regis et Basilea mira facinora et mirabilis exortus, or in the vulgar tongue The Rise and Wonderful Adventures of Farmer Giles, Lord of Tame, Count of Worminghall and King of the Little Kingdom. Embellished by Pauline Diana Baynes.

London & Boston: George Allen & Unwin Ltd / Houghton Mifflin Company. [1973]. First Edition, Tenth Printing. Hardcover. Tenth impression. Octavo, original tan boards titled in dark blue on spine, design of a dragon in dark blue on front panel. [79] pp. Decorative endpapers, frontispiece and one additional colour plate, black & white line drawings in the text. This edition was issued jointly under both the Allen & Unwin and Houghton Mifflin imprints, allowing copies to be sold by either company. Depending on the expected market, dustwrappers were printed with either 1) A price in British Pounds; 2) A price in US Dollars; or 3) No printed price. On this copy the lower corner of the front jacket flap has the price obscured by the removal of a price sticker leaving only the text "IN UK ONLY visible (it would have been priced at £1.25). A near-fine copy (one tiny mark to front panel) in a very good original pictorial dust jacket designed by Baynes, lightly browned and with a few small stains. An attractive copy. Very Good in Dust Jacket. Item #313440

¶ Tolkien's charming medieval fantasy novel of a farmer and the dragon Chrysophylax, with lovely illustrations by Pauline Baynes, the illustrator of C.S. Lewis' NARNIA tales.

Price (USD): $100.00