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The Silmarillion by  J.R.R Tolkien - First American Edition - 1977 - from Mary Riversong Books (SKU: 620TolkienSilmarillion)

The Silmarillion

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The Silmarillion

by Tolkien, J.R.R

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  • hardcover
  • First
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ISBN 10
0395257301
ISBN 13
9780395257302
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Tolkien, J.R.R. The Silmarillion (1st American Edition,1977 Houghton Mifflin) Used. VG/G- $10.95 unclipped DJ. Includes map. Stated First Printing. Titles list has the "Father Giles of Ham" misprint. Former owner name written on front free endpaper. We have included a stock photo. Our dust jacket shows some wear. Priced accordingly. A clean, solid copy.

Synopsis

The Silmarillion narrates the complexity of Middle-earth through a collection of J.R.R Tolkein’s 5 mythopoeic works, illustrating an extensive history and lore in relation to his work, T he Hobbit . The collection was originally published as individual works, but was later rejected due to incompleteness. In 1977  The Silmarillion was edited and published posthumously by Tolkien's son Christopher, with assistance from Guy Gavriel Kay, who later became a noted fantasy writer. 

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Bookseller
Mary Riversong Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
620TolkienSilmarillion
Title
The Silmarillion
Author
Tolkien, J.R.R
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good-
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0395257301
ISBN 13
9780395257302
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1977
Size
6 1/4 X 9 1/4
Keywords
Tolkien, Middle Earth, 20th Century Literature, Anglophilia, Lord of the Rings, Sword and Sorcery, Fantasy, Elves, Dwarves, Orcs, 1st Edition
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Size
6 1/4 X 9 1/4

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