London: Folio Society, 2003.
Francis Mosley. First Thus. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine / No Jacket, as Issued. Item #1995
The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Published by The Folio Society, London 1997, this copy is the 3rd printing of 2003. 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. Matches the latest version of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings published by the Folio Society. 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.
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