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Custom Box for The Allen & Unwin De Luxe Editons, Faux Leather
Allen & Unwin, 1969. J.R.R. Tolkien. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. This box is custom made to house your J.R.R. Tolkien Collection. Hand made from the finest acid free book board and covered with faux leather. Each box will house the Allen & Unwin De Luxe Editions of Poems and Stories. Made from the highest quality acid free boards and faux leather with a facsimile of the paper label from the de luxe editions. Inquire if interested. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Item #1536
Price: $30.00
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Custom Slipcase for The Silmarillion
London: Allen & Unwin. J.R.R. Tolkien. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Open ended Custom slipcase to house your UK or US 1st Edition of the Silmarillion. Hand made from the finest acid free bookboard and covered with gilt stamped faux leather. These are hot foil stamped with the Tolkien device for Luthien from the original UK dustjacket, and the JRRT Monogram. Each case will house the original Allen & Unwin printings of the 1st Editions as well as the Houghton Mifflin 1st Editions. The case also features a fully lined interior. Please specify whether your book is a UK or US 1st Edition at time of ordering. Inquire if interested. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Item #953
Price: $30.00
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Custom Slipcase for The Silmarillion
Custom Slipcase for The Silmarillion, Marbled Paper Covered, Felt Lined
London: Allen & Unwin. J.R.R. Tolkien. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Open ended Custom slipcase to house your UK or US 1st Edition of the Silmarillion. Hand made from the finest acid free bookboard and covered with hand marbled paper by Joan Ajala of Australia. Each case will house the original Allen & Unwin printings of the 1st Editions as well as the Methuen Presentation copies. The case also features a felt lined interior. Please specify whether your book is a UK or US 1st Edition at time of ordering. Inquire if interested. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Item #975
Price: $50.00
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Custom Slipcase for The Silmarillion, Marbled Paper Covered, Felt Lined
Custom Slipcase for The Children of Hurin or The Silmarillion UK and US 1st or 2nd Editons, Full Leather
Allen & Unwin. J.R.R. Tolkien. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. This open ended slipcase is custom made to house your J.R.R. Tolkien Collection. Hand made from the finest acid free bookboard and covered with gilt stamped bonded leather. Each case will house the Harper Collins The Children of Hurin or the original Allen & Unwin printings of The Silmarillion 1st Editions. The cases also feature a felt lined interior and silk ribbon pull if desired. Measurements to be provided at time of purchase, so the case will be made to fit your set of books. Made from highest quality acid free boards and bonded leather. Inquire if interested. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Item #1480
Price: $40.00
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Custom Slipcase for The Children of Hurin or The Silmarillion UK and US 1st or 2nd Editons, Full Leather
Custom Slipcase for The Smith of Wootton Major 1st Editons, Full Leather and Felt Lined
Allen & Unwin, 1967. J.R.R. Tolkien. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. This open ended slipcase is custom made to house your J.R.R. Tolkien Collection. Hand made from the finest acid free bookboard and covered with gilt stamped bonded leather. Each case will house the Allen & Unwin Smith of Wootton Major 1st Editions. The case also feature a felt lined interior. Made from highest quality acid free boards and bonded leather. Inquire if interested. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Item #1535
Price: $30.00
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Folio Deluxe Limited Editions of The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and The Silmarillion
Bath: Folio Society, 2003. Ingahild Grathmer and drawn by Eric Fraser. Limited/Numbered. Quarter Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Folio Society Limited Numbered Editions, a Five Book Set, Limitation Number on all three issues are not matched. Includes The Hobbit #242, The Lord of the Rings #1474, and The Silmarillion #945. "Now available as a HAND BOUND LIMITED EDITION in a magnificent new binding of Moroccan goatskin leather and pure Indian silk. All are individually numbered and limited to just 1750 copies. Don't miss this rare opportunity to own a piece of history. A must for all Tolkien fans and serious collectors as well!" This stunning 5 volume set of Tolkiens most loved stories, exhibits the finest quality features imaginable: *Hand numbered Limited Edition, #'d copy of 1750 *Hand-bound in Moroccan goatskin leather and pure Indian silk *Illustrations designed by Ingahild Grathmer and drawn by Eric Fraser *Full leather slipcase's (3) with scalloped edges *Gilded top edges with ribbon page marker *Renowned calligrapher, John Andrew, has designed the lettering used on the spines and slipcase. The only minor fault to this set of books, the Lord of the Rings slipcase has one bumped corner, which did not effect any of the books. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Item #904
Price: $2,800.00
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Folio Deluxe Limited Editions of The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and The Silmarillion
Folio Deluxe Limited Editions of The Hobbit and The Silmarillion
Bath: Folio Society, 2003. Ingahild Grathmer and drawn by Eric Fraser. Limited/Numbered. Quarter Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Folio Society Deluxe Editions of The Hobbit and The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien. These are the Folio Society Limited Numbered Editions, both books have the Limitation Number of #1272. Now available as a HAND BOUND LIMITED EDITION in a magnificent new binding of Moroccan goatskin leather and pure Indian silk. Individually numbered and limited to just 1750 copies. Don't miss this rare opportunity to own a piece of history. A must for all Tolkien fans and serious collectors as well! Along with everyone's favorite story from Middle-Earth, The Hobbit, you also have J.R.R. Tolkien's account of the Elder Days, the tales of the Silmarillion are legends deriving from a much deeper past, when Morgoth, the first Dark Lord, dwelt in Middle-Earth, and the High Elves made war upon him to recover the Silmarils. Originally published in 1977, 4 years after his death, Christopher Tolkien has gathered together and edited, what he considered his life's work. Additional digital photo's are available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Item #1352
Price: $1,350.00
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Folio Deluxe Limited Editions of The Hobbit and The Silmarillion
The J.R.R. Tolkien De Luxe Edition Collection All First Impressions in Custom Slipcase
London: Harper Collins, 2004. J.R.R. Tolkien. De Luxe Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The J.R.R. Tolkien De Luxe Edition Collection, All First Impressions in Custom Slipcase. A fabulous comprehensive set of Tolkien's major works, First Impressions of the UK De Luxe Editions. This Collection features a new Black Leather Custom Slipcase to house the first impressions of the first four of their 21st Century De Luxe Slipcased Editions. Comprised of the First Impression of the 2004 Harper Collins Deluxe Slipcased Edition of The Hobbit, the only edition to feature all 13 of Tolkien's own illustrations for the book, reproduced in full color, together with his original maps reproduced as he originally intended, but not previously achieved in nearly 70 years of publications. Also included is the First Impression of the 2004 Harper Collins 50 Anniversary De Luxe Slipcased Edition of The Lord of the Ring's, which features the pages from the Book of Mazarbul, as illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien, which he intended for inclusion but were not used previously. Included as well is the First Impression of the 2007 Harper Collins De Luxe Slipcased Edition of the Children of Hurin, which includes a ninth color plate by Alan Lee not featured inside the standard hardback. Also features the Helm of Hurin, as designed by Alan Lee, gilt stamped to the exterior. The final book included is The First Impression of the 2007 Harper Collins 30th Anniversary De Luxe Slipcased Edition of The Silmarillion. The newly reset edition feature's Tolkien's, 'The Halls of Manwe', as the full color frontispiece, with the slipcase gilt stamped with the heraldic symbol he designed to represent Luthien. This edition also includes Christopher Tolkien's two color maps, including a fold out map of Beleriand, and as a Preface, Tolkien's original letter of 1951 containing his account of the mythology of Middle-Earth. Each book and slipcase are opened but appear to be unread, Near Fine condition with no previous owners names or markings. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, Limited Editions, and odd bits of ephemera are available. Item #1437
Price: $900.00
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The J.R.R. Tolkien De Luxe Edition Collection All First Impressions in Custom Slipcase
The J.R.R. Tolkien De Luxe Edition Collection, Two Custom Full Leather Slipcases Only
London: Harper Collins. J.R.R. Tolkien. De Luxe Edition. Full-Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A beautiful full leather bound set of two slipcases to house the 9 volumes of the Harper Collins De Luxe Editions by J.R.R. Tolkien. Both cases will be Newly made, double walled for strength, covered in full bonded Leather with glazed finish, gilt stamped in gold foil, felt lined with a silk ribbon pull. These Custom Slipcases are made house all nine issues of their 21st Century De Luxe Slipcased Editions. Made from high quality acid free bookboard, covered in glazed bonded leather, lined with felt, and a silk ribbon pull to help slide out the books for easy reading. Please note this listing does not include any books, it is for the two slipcases only. Other colors are available, inquire if interested. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, Limited Editions, and odd bits of ephemera are available. Item #1455
Price: $150.00
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The J.R.R. Tolkien De Luxe Edition Collection, Two Custom Full Leather Slipcases Only
The J.R.R. Tolkien Deluxe Edition Collection, Includes The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, Children of Hurin, Tales of the Perilous Realm, with Original Publishers Slipcase, Still Sealed
London: Harper Collins, 2012. J.R.R. Tolkien. 1st Thus. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A fabulous comprehensive collection of Tolkien's major works, published by Harper Collins. Not available for sale in the US. This collection features five of their 21st Century Deluxe Slipcased Editions, apparently limited to only 100 sets, released in 2012. Their previous collection only contained four of the slipcased editons. This set includes the Harper Collins Deluxe Slipcased Edition of The Hobbit, the only edition to feature all 13 of Tolkien's own illustrations for the book, reproduced in full color, together with his original maps reproduced as he originally intended, but not previously achieved in nearly 70 years of publications. Also included is the Harper Collins 50th Anniversary Deluxe Slipcased Edition of The Lord of the Ring's, which features the pages from the Book of Mazarbul, as illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien, which he intended for inclusion but were not used previously. Included as well is the Harper Collins Deluxe Slipcased Edition of the Children of Hurin, which includes a ninth color plate by Alan Lee not featured inside the standard hardback. Also features the Helm of Hurin, as designed by Alan Lee, gilt stamped to the exterior. Also included is The Harper Collins 30th Anniversary Deluxe Slipcased Edition of The Silmarillion. The newly reset edition feature's Tolkien's, 'The Halls of Manwe', as the full color frontispiece, with the slipcase gilt stamped with the heraldic symbol he designed to represent Luthien. This edition also includes Christopher Tolkien's two color maps, including a fold out map of Beleriand, and as a Preface, Tolkien's original letter of 1951 containing his account of the mythology of Middle-Earth. Also included is the Tales of the Perilous Realm, a new collection that draws together for the first time Roverandom, Farmer Giles of Ham, The adventures of Tom Bombadil, Smith of Wootton Major, and Leaf by Niggle, together with the landmark essay, 'On Fairy-stories', all fully reset and corrected for this edition. The set is still fully sealed in shrinkwrap around the complete Collections Slipcase, while each book inside the slipcase does not appear to be shrinkwrapped. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, Limited Editions, and odd bits of Ephemera are available. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, Limited Editions, and odd bits of ephemera are available. Item #1530
Price: $1,600.00
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The J.R.R. Tolkien Deluxe Edition Collection, Includes The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, Children of Hurin, Tales of the Perilous Realm, with Original Publishers Slipcase, Still Sealed
The Silmarillion *Signed Numbered Deluxe Limited Edition*
London: Harper Collins, 1998. Ted Nasmith. Limited/Numbered. Quarter Leather. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. "This specially bound and slipcased first edition, published on 2 September 1998 by Harper Collins Publishers, has been limited to 500 copies, each one numbered and signed by the editor, Christopher Tolkien, and the artist, Ted Nasmith." Limitation Number 195 of 500. Quarter leather and cloth bound in rich terra cotta color with gilt titles, Tolkien monogram on book and matching cloth slipcase, gilded page edges, ribbon marker bound in. The slipcase is still covered with shrinkwrap, although opened and has some tears and loss to shrinkwrap, still has helped to protect the slipcase from any soiling or wear. The book is in Near Fine unread condition. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Matched in size and style with the Limited/Numbered Editions by Harper Collins, of the "Hobbit" and "Lord of the Rings" also offered for sale at this time. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Item #1471
Price: $2,000.00
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The Silmarillion *Signed Numbered Deluxe Limited Edition*
The Silmarillion, 1982 Super Deluxe Signed Limited Numbered Edition #100
London: Allen & Unwin, 1977. Limited/Numbered. Full-Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien. Published by Allen and Unwin in 1982. This is the Super Deluxe Signed Limited Numbered Edition. "This is copy number 100 of the first one thousand copies off the press of the first edition of The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien, reserved for later publication in this collector's edition." Only the first 100 were signed by Christopher Tolkien to the Limitation Notice. To support this statement, this copy has the noted points or error's: Page 330 line 4 shows no period after Feanor. Page 352 line 39 has an italicized "and" in 'Lord of Waters and King of the Sea'. Making this the First State of the First Impression. A Near Fine example of the very hard to find Super Deluxe Limited Edition issued to coincide with the fifth anniversary of the first publication of The Silmarillion. Collected and edited by Christopher Tolkien after his fathers death. Original publishers full red leather binding, with raised bands, gilt stamping, and top edge gilded as issued. a couple of rubs to the top edge gilding, the only fault noted. The book features a red silk ribbon marker bound in, raised bands and gilt stamped Title, Author, and Publisher to the spine. The front boards features the JRRT Monogram gilt stamped in single gilt ruled box. Blind stamp of the heraldic device Tolkien designed to represent Luthien Tinuviel to the rear boards. On the first free endpaper, the Publisher's Limitation Plate, gives the Limitation number of 100 of 1000, and has a wonderful, clean flowing signature of Christopher Tolkien. The map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North appears as a fold-out map, and is printed in black and red, no tears or marks noted. A striking example of a very scarce and hard to find book. Matches in size and style the 1987 Unwin Hyman Super Deluxe Limited Edition of the Hobbit. No foxing, no previous owners name or any other writing. The red leather is not faded to the spine, as is so often the case. The original slipcase has been replaced with a custom quarter bound red leather and cloth clamshell case, made by The Chelsea Bindery. Lined with red velvet, a fabulous home to protect and house this very scarce edition. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Item #1414
Price: $7,500.00
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The Silmarillion, 1982 Super Deluxe Signed Limited Numbered Edition #100
The Silmarillion, 1st UK Edition, 1st Printing, with Dustjacket in Custom Leather Slipcase.
London: Allen & Unwin, 1977. 1st Edition, Hobbits, Lord of the Rings, Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien. This copy is the 1st printing of the 1st UK Edition published in 1977 by Allen & Unwin. This is the UK Export Edition which preceded the domestic copies, bound by William Clowes & Son Ltd, lacking the price on the dustjacket, which has been price clipped. The book is in Near Fine condition, with no previous owners name, or other writing or marks. It is covered in the lighter navy blue 'variant' cloth versus the dark navy blue standard. A very clean and bright dustjacket, with no fading or tanning. Only the most minor of rubbing, shows no fading or soiling, the dustjacket is also in Near Fine condition, with a smoothed out wrinkle to the top of the spine. A wonderful copy of J.R.R. Tolkien's lifetime work containing his account of the mythology of Middle-earth, edited by his son, Christopher Tolkien. The map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North appears as a fold-out map, and is printed in black and red, no tears or marks noted. Noted points or error's: Page 330 line 4 shows no period after Feanor. Page 352 line 39 does not have the italicized "and" in 'Lord of Waters and King of the Sea'. Making this the an Intermediate State of the First Impression. The top does not have any topstain and is a bit dusty. An extremely collectable copy, housed in a custom dark blue leather slipcase, gilt stamped with the JRRT Monogram, and Tolkien's Heraldic device representing Luthien Tinuviel stamped on the covers of the dark blue leather. Any questions, please feel free to ask. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Item #1505
Price: $130.00
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The Silmarillion, 1st UK Edition, 1st Printing, with Dustjacket in Custom Leather Slipcase.
The Silmarillion, 1st UK Edition, 1st Printing, 1st State with Dustjacket in Custom Leather Slipcase.
London: Allen & Unwin, 1977. 1st Edition, Hobbits, Lord of the Rings, Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien. This copy is the 1st printing of the 1st UK Edition published in 1977 by Allen & Unwin. This is the UK Domestic Edition, bound by Billings & Son Ltd, with the L4.95 price on the dustjacket. The book is in Fear Fine condition, with no previous owners name, no other writing or marks. The edges of the textblock are lightly soiled with the top stain dusty. A very clean and bright dustjacket, with no fading or tanning. Only the most minor of rubbing, the dustjacket is in Near Fine condition. A wonderful copy of J.R.R. Tolkien's lifetime work containing his account of the mythology of Middle-earth, edited by his son, Christopher Tolkien. The map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North appears as a fold-out map, and is printed in black and red, no tears or marks noted. Noted points or error's: Page 330 line 4 shows no period after Feanor. Page 352 line 39 has an italicized "and" in 'Lord of Waters and King of the Sea'. Making this the First State of the First Impression. The dark blue topstain is not faded. An extremely collectable copy, housed in a custom dark blue leather slipcase, gilt stamped with the JRRT Monogram, and Tolkien's Heraldic device representing Luthien Tinuviel stamped on the covers of the dark blue leather. Any questions, please feel free to ask. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Item #1506
Price: $160.00
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The Silmarillion, 1st UK Edition, 1st Printing, 1st State with Dustjacket in Custom Leather Slipcase.
The Silmarillion, 1st US Edition, 1st Printing, with Custom Leather Slipcase.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1977. 1st Edition, Hobbits, Lord of the Rings, Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien. This is the 1st printing of the 1st US Edition published in 1977 by Houghton Mifflin. It has the 1st State point of 'Father' Giles of Ham listed in the books by J.R.R. Tolkien. The book is in Near Fine condition, with no names, writing or marks at all. A very clean and bright dustjacket, with no fading, or tanning to the spine. Only the most minor of rubbing, with no tears or loss. No fading or soiling, a couple of tiny spots to the spine, the dustjacket is in Near Fine condition. A wonderful copy of J.R.R. Tolkien's lifetime work containing his account of the mythology of Middle-earth, edited by his son, Christopher Tolkien. The map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North appears as a fold-out map, and is printed in black and red, no tears or extra folds noted. Maroon topstain is bright and unfaded, slightly dusty. An extremely collectable copy, housed in a custom black leather slipcase, gilt stamped with the JRRT Monogram, and one of Tolkien's Heraldic device stamped on the covers of black leather. The dustjacket is not priced, and the book has the blind stamp to the rear boards, indicating this is the book club edition. Any questions, please feel free to ask. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Item #1468
Price: $100.00
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The Silmarillion, 1st US Edition, 1st Printing, with Custom Leather Slipcase.
The Silmarillion, 2007 UK Deluxe Edition in Slipcase, in Shrinkwrap No Longer Sealed
London: Harper Collins, 2007. J.R.R. Tolkien. Original Cloth. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. This new 30th Anniversary Edition of 'The Silmarillion' contains the definitive edition of the text, fully reset and corrected, with many special features: a 14 page letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien in 1951, containing his account of the mythology of Middle-earth. The map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North appears as a fold-out map, and is printed in black and red. Contains the color frontispiece the 'Halls of Manwe' or Taniquetil, appearing for the first time. Also contains Tolkien's heraldic device for Luthien Tinuviel. Map of the Realms of the Noldor and Sindar appears in red and black. Quarter bound in imperial blue, stamped in gold foil on grey boards, and housed in a matching slipcase. Printed on superior quality paper and includes a silk ribbon marker. Matches the style and design of the Harper Collin's 50th Anniversary Lord of the Rings, and the 2004 Deluxe Hobbit, as well as the 2007 Children of Hurin Deluxe Edition. Edited by Christopher Tolkien, after his fathers death. Still housed in the original factory wrap, although no longer sealed. A beautiful copy of this book. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Item #1528
Price: $150.00
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The Silmarillion, 2007 UK Deluxe Edition in Slipcase, in Shrinkwrap No Longer Sealed
The Silmarillion, Folio Society with Publishers Slipcase, Sealed in Shrinkwrap
London: Folio Society, 1997. Francis Mosley. First Thus. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Published by The Folio Society, London 1997, this copy is still sealed in shrinkwrap, assumed to be a later printing. Set in Fournier with Omnia display. Printed at The Bath Press, Bath on Caxton Wove paper and bound by them in full vegetable parchment blocked with a design by Francis Mosley. Edited by Christopher Tolkien, Consisting of Quenta Silmarillion, together with Ainulindale, and Valaquenta, To which is appended Akallabeth and of The Rings of Power and the Third Age. J.R.R. Tolkien's account of the Elder Days, the tales of the Silmarillion are legends deriving from a much deeper past, when Morgoth, the first Dark Lord, dwelt in Middle-Earth, and the High Elves made war upon him to recover the Silmarils. Originally published in 1977, 4 years after his death, Christopher Tolkien has gathered together and edited, what he considered his life's work. A wonderful edition, bound by the Folio Society, so you know they are nicely made. Still sealed in shrinkwrap, As New condition, no markings, no previous owners names, no faults. Matches the latest version of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings published by the Folio Society. Interior photo's are from another opened copy. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Item #1435
Price: $150.00
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The Silmarillion, Folio Society with Publishers Slipcase, Sealed in Shrinkwrap
The Silmarillion, Limited Edition Collector's Box Still Sealed in Shrinkwrap
London: Harper Collins, 1999. J.R.R. Tolkien. First Thus. Hard Cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. The Silmarillion Limited Collector's Box, published by Harper Collins in 1999, still sealed in publishers shrinkwrap. This set contains a hardcover edition of The Silmarillion, a full color map of Beleriand by John Howe with a booklet by Brian Sibley which details the background to The Silmarillion, a color postcard featuring Taniquetil, a full color fold out sheet featuring Tolkien's own depiction of heraldic devices with explanatory notes, and an exclusive CD of an archive recording from 1977 of Christopher Tolkien reading the legend of Beren and Luthien, never previously available. The box does not show any damage or bumps. Photos of interior are from an identical set already opened. Additional digital images are available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Item #1519
Price: $150.00
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The Silmarillion, Limited Edition Collector's Box Still Sealed in Shrinkwrap
The Silmarillion, The Presentation Copy, Specially Bound for Methuen Publications
London: Allen & Unwin, 1977. First Edition. Full-Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien. The Methuen Publications Specially Bound Presentation Copy, First Edition, Limited. 368 pp.+ 1 plate (map), fold out map at rear. One of a "small number of copies of the Clowes impression were specially bound in dark blue leather, upper cover and spine stamped in gilt, for presentation by the publisher." (Hammond and Anderson page 220) No dustjacket as issued. Edited by Christopher Tolkien. One of a limited edition specially bound for Methuen Publications. Canada. Publisher's presentation label pasted in on title page. Near Fine condition. Scarce in any condition. A custom marbled paper slipcase is provided to house and protect this wonderful copy. The slipcase features two of Tolkien drawings, gilt stamped to the covers that represent Luthien Tinuviel to the front, and Fingolfin to the rear. From the dustjacket blurb, 'The Tales of the Silmarillion were the underlying inspiration and source of J.R.R. Tolkien's imaginative writing: he worked on the book throughout his life, but never brought it to a final form. Long preceding in its origins The Lord of the Rings, it is the story of the First Age of Tolkien's world, the ancient drama to which characters in The Lord of the Rings look back, and in which some of them, such as Elrond and Galadriel, took part.' Additional photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Item #967
Price: $950.00
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The Silmarillion, The Presentation Copy, Specially Bound for Methuen Publications