The Monsters and the Critics and Other Essays. J. R. R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien.

The Monsters and the Critics and Other Essays.

Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984. First edition. Hardcover. First printing, very good + hardcover shows a name, date and read by comment at top corner of front paste down tucked under flap, along with some very light trace wear, in very good + dust jacket (price at flap) that shows rubbing mainly to edges and a wrinkle and tiny closed tear at top of front flap. 240 pages. Still an attractive copy of these essays "..dealing for the most part with medieval literature but including such topics as the invention of languages (his "secret vice"), the justification of fairy stories, and the tandem development of the English and Welsh languages." Very Good in Very Good DJ. Item #27079
ISBN: 0395356350

Price: $120.00

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