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The Silmarillion by  J.R.R. (ed by Christopher Tolkien) (jacket art & illustrated by Ted Nasmith) Tolkien - Hardcover - 1998 - from N & A Smiles and Biblio.com

The Silmarillion

by Tolkien, J.R.R. (ed by Christopher Tolkien) (jacket art & illustrated by Ted Nasmith)

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


London: HarperCollinsPublishers (Harper Collins) 1998 First Illustrated Edition, First Impression 8vo 367pp ill. ISBN 0-261-10366-0, 1998 Fine original black cloth, silver titles to spine, colour map end-papers, illustrated with 18 colour plates, neat gift inscription to half-title, else Fine throughout, in Near Fine DW, protected in Brodart sleeve, with front and rear panel jacket ar t by Ted Nasmith. A lovely edition, with beautiful illustrations.

The Silmarillion is a collection of J. R. R. Tolkien's mythopoeic works, edited and published posthumously by his son Christopher Tolkien in 1977, with assistance from Guy Gavriel Kay, who later became a noted fantasy writer. The Silmarillion, along with J. R. R. Tolkien's other works, forms a comprehensive, yet incomplete, narrative that describes the universe of Middle-earth within which The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings take place.




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