|Silmarillion Dummy copy available at James Pepper Rare Books|
Subject: Silmarillion Dummy copy available at James Pepper Rare Books
by Urulöké on 2007/6/18 11:56:01
Ran across this while looking for proofs online... not affiliated with James Pepper in any way, just passing on the info.
The Silmarillion dummy copy
Author Name: TOLKIEN, J.R.R
Title: The Silmarillion
Publisher: London George Allen & Unwin 1977
Seller ID: 11592J
First Edition. Publisher saleman's dummy copy used in advance of the book's publication. This sample book prints the half-title, title pages, copyright page and the first 32 pages of the text followed by a couple of hundred blank pages to fill out the book. With a long blank folded sheet at the rear as a mockup for the map that would be in the finished book. Bound in blue cloth with the stamping and decoration the same as that of eventually used in the finished book. Fine copy in a fine proof state dust jacket.
Price = 1350.00 USD