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Tolkien & the Silmarillion:  A Glimpse at the Man & His World of Myth -(from the Wheaton Literary Series)- by  Clyde Kilby - Assumed 1st Edition - 1976 - from Nessa Books and Biblio.com

Tolkien & the Silmarillion: A Glimpse at the Man & His World of Myth -(from the Wheaton Literary Series)-

by Kilby, Clyde

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


Wheaton, Illinois, U.S.A.: Harold Shaw Publishers, 1976. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Brown faux leather with gilt, 89 pages, no indication of print or edition, assumed 1st Edition but priced as reprint, Near Fine condition, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition price clipped with minor shelf wear. "In Tolkien, and the Silmarillion, Clyde S. Kilby spins his remembrance of a summer's close personal acquaintance with J. R. R. Tolkien into an intiamte portrait of the writer whose mythic universe has kindled the imagination of a vast audience." Contents include: First Meeting / Summer with Tolkien / Chronology of Composition & Geography of Middle-Earth / Tolken as Christian Writer / Tolkien, C. S. Lewis & Charles Williams / Postscript / Notes / index. Check out the scans. . Assumed 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.


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