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Lot 444
TOLKIEN (J.R.R.) A Middle English Vocabulary... Designed for use with Sisam's Fourteenth Century Verse & Prose, FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION, with advertisements dated October 1921 and without "Printed in England" at foot of title, publisher's stiff brown wrappers, spine worn with slight loss at head and foot (lettering not affected), 8vo, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1922The earliest of five or six recorded states of the first impression of Tolkien's first book.
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TOLKIEN (J.R.R.)
A Middle English Vocabulary... Designed for use with Sisam's Fourteenth Century Verse & Prose, FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION, with advertisements dated October 1921 and without "Printed in England" at foot of title, publisher's stiff brown wrappers, spine worn with slight loss at head and foot (lettering not affected), 8vo, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1922

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  • The earliest of five or six recorded states of the first impression of Tolkien's first book.
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