TOLKIEN, J.R.R. Farmer Giles of Ham. London: Allen and Unwin, 1949. 8vo, original light orange boards; pictorial dust jacket (price clipped, wear at ends of spine, a few small tears); brown half morocco folding case. FIRST EDITION, FIRST BINDING, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the author in his calligraphic handwriting on verso of front free endpaper: "BGM With very best wishes from JRRT Christmas 1949." With illustrations by Pauline Diana Baynes. Hammond A4a.