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Seller: smasheasy (388)
Bethel, Maine, US
Ended Dec 18, 2013 1:59:38 PM
Category: Books:Antiquarian & Collectible
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Condition: Very good. Some darkening on cover as shown.
"A Speculation on The Silmarillion" by Jim Allan - 1974 paper, 24pp, 8-1/4" x 5-3/8". Very good condition. Tight. Some darkening on the cover from light exposure. Published with the permission of the Tolkien Society. The subject is J. R. R. Tolkien's "The Silmarillion", which is the definitive book for all things Middle Earth. (Fabulous gift for the Tolkien lover in your family! Consider combining it with my listing of a UK First Edition of The Silmarillion...) Author, James D. Allan (Jim Allan; b. 1945) published books and articles on Tolkien in the 1970s, primarily on linguistics. His An Introduction to Elvish was the first book-length publication on Tolkien's invented languages. His surname is sometimes wrongly printed as Allen with an e.In the late 70s Jim was moderator of the Toronto branch of the Mythopoeic Society which in the early 80s became the Fantasy, Folklore, and Mythology Discussion Group, not particularly connected with Tolkien.Jim was editor of Mythprint (with Elliott Grassett, Karen Pearlston, and Dorothy Tate) in part of 1975/1976 and the same group served as data production editors on Mythlore 12, Mythlore 13, Mythlore 14, and Mythlore 15 (June, 1976 to March, 1977). Returns will be accepted only if item is not as described here. Postage/shipping/insurance costs are the responsibility of the buyer.
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