London: Allen & Unwin, 1977.
1st Edition, Hobbits, Lord of the Rings, Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #1997
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 Edition, bound by Billings and Son Ltd, with the L4.95 price on the dustjacket. The book is in Near Fine condition, with no previous owners name, but does have the date "26 November 1977" written to the top of the front free endpaper. A very clean and bright dustjacket, with no fading or tanning. Only the most minor of rubbing, shows no tears or loss. No fading or soiling, the dustjacket is also 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. The dark blue topstain is not faded. An extremely collectable copy, housed in a custom black leather slipcase, gilt stamped with the JRRT Monogram to the rear, and Tolkien's Heraldic device representing Luthien Tinuviel stamped to the front. 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.
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