London: George Allen & Unwin, 1977. First. Dust Jacket. TOLKIEN, J.R.R. The Silmarillion
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1977
FIRST EDITION, first impression for domestic issue of Tolkien’s life work, the mythology of Middle Earth. Ed-ited by his son, Christopher Tolkien and posthumously published by Allen & Unwin, the original publishers of the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy. A wonderful copy of this compillation of Tolkien’s manu-scripts and notes on the history of Middle Earth.
8vo; in the original dark blue dust jacket with the heraldic device of Lúthien Tinúviel and title, binding in dark blue cloth; maps in red and black; genealogical tables drawn and lettered by Christopher Tolkien; fold-out map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North, in black and red, tipped onto back free endpaper.
Hammond & Anderson A15b.
22 x 13,6 cm. Good. Item #38