Book #29784

Mr. Bliss - 1st Edition/1st Impression

J. R. R. Tolkien
Mr. Bliss - 1st Edition/1st Impression. J. R. R. Tolkien.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: Oblong 8vo; [3-110] pages
Publisher: London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1982.
ISBN: 0048232157

A most attractive first edition/first Impression in unread fine condition in alike dust-wrapper. Hammond and Anderson A18a.

Reproduction of Tolkien's illustrated manuscript of Mr. Bliss in color on rectos, and on versos when appropriate, transcriptions of the text in type. Professor Tolkien invented this book of Mr. Bliss' adventures for his own children when they were young. A complete and highly imaginative tale of eccentricity.

Price: $140.00

Author Bio

J. R. R. Tolkien

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, (3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the high fantasy classic works The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Close friend of C. S. Lewis, considered by many as the father of modern fantasy literature and among the 50 greatest British writers.