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The Silmarillion. 1977The Silmarillion.
J.R.R. Tolkien.
Edited by Christopher Tolkien.
1st Edition 1977.
George Allen & Unwin.
London.
ISBN 0048231398.
Hardback with dustwrapper.
Cover design based on artwork by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Hammond Page Ref.: pp.214-221.

Notes
The Realms of the Noldor and the Sindar map is located facing page 121. The Map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North is inserted on a fold-out sheet at rear.

Commonly referred to as the 'Export Edition'.

Printed by Clowes & Sons.

Lacks price on front flap of dustwrapper.

Two variants seen:

1) Dark blue cloth binding, with blue and white striped headband, dyed blue top edge and dark blue coloured dustwrapper.

2) Dark blue textured paper binding, no headband, no dye to top edge and purple/blue coloured dustwrapper.

The difference in colour between the two dustwrapper variants is subtle, but is noticeable when the two are placed next to each other. The dark blue variant is shown opposite, while the purple/blue variant is shown opposite the entry for the Domestic Edition.

Minor textual differences indicate that Variant 1 was printed before Variant 2.

Copies of the Domestic Edition were also exported.

 
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