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

The Realms of the Noldor and the Sindar map is located facing page 120 in the 1st Impression and facing page 128 in later impressions. The Map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North is inserted on a fold-out sheet at rear.

Commonly referred to as the 'Domestic Edition'.

Price present on dustwrapper.

Dark blue cloth binding, no headband, dyed blue top edge and purple/blue coloured dustwrapper.

There were four impressions of this edition:

1st Impression 1977 - Printed by Billings & Sons
2nd Impression 1977 - Printed by Clowes & Sons
3rd Impression 1977 - Does not exist*
4th Impression 1977 - Printed by University Press
5th Impression 1977 - Printed by Unwin Brothers

* Copies of all impressions except the 3rd are very common on the secondhand market. Over 100 copies have been checked and none were 3rd Impressions.

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