London: Harper Collins, 2007.
J.R.R. Tolkien. First Thus. Original Cloth. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. As New / No Jacket, as Issued. Item #2177
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. A beautiful copy of this increasingly hard to find 1st Impression 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.
Price: $300.00 save 5% $285.00