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, with the price obscured by a bookstore price sticker.
The book is in Near Fine condition, with no previous owners name, or other writing or marks.
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.
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, but slightly dusty.
An extremely collectable copy, housed in a custom faux leather slipcase, gilt stamped with the JRRT Monogram, and tolkien's Heraldic device representing Luthien Tinuviel stamped on the covers of the black faux leather.
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