Farmer Giles Of Ham

5oth Anniversary Edition

Year 1999
Edition FIRST
Printing FIRST
Pages 127
Binding Hardcover
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HarperCollins Publishers, 1999. FIRST EDITION, First printing of this new edition. Octavo, original green boards titled in gilt on spine, design of a dragon in gilt on front panel. Fine in dust wrapper. Reproduces the text and illustrations of the First Edition of 1949 in facsimile, including the color plates. This edition also includes a map of the Little Kingdom by Pauline Baynes, an Introduction and Notes by the Editors, the first written (manuscript) version of the story, as well as an unfinished sequel. Mint/Like New. "FARMER GILES FROM HAM" by J R R Tolkien. Also called (in the vulgar tongue) "The Rise and Wonderful Adventures of Farmer Giles, Lord of Tame, Count of Worminghall, and King of the Little Kingdom". 1999 English publication. This is the 50th Anniversary Edition. Embellished by Pauline Baynes. dark green hardback book with gold dragon on cover and gold lettering on spine. Dust Jacket with beautiful color illustration of Farmer Giles battling the Dragon. 127 pages.