Login

Or
Register Now


Already have an account?
Username:

Password:

Remember me

Lost Your Password?
Main Menu
Collector's Guide Table of Contents
Recent Visitors

Trotter
8 minutes ago

remy
31 minutes ago

Stu
1 hour 25 minutes ago

Urulöké
1 hour 27 minutes ago

wellinghall
2 hours 22 minutes ago

Karl
2 hours 24 minutes ago

Berelach
8 hours 14 minutes ago

Tapuvae (Chris)
8 hours 18 minutes ago
Report message: *
 
* = Required

UK First Edition Silmarillion Dust Wrapper Colours

Subject: UK First Edition Silmarillion Dust Wrapper Colours
by Trotter on 2008/2/12 12:00:39

I have a fairly comprehensive collection of all the Impressions that exist (one doesn't) and Publishers of the GA&U Silmarillion from 1977.

Deagol states on his wonderful (forgot to say fantastic) website http://www.tolkienbooks.net/php/details.php?reference=62120 that there is a difference in colour on the dust jackets of the first export edition.

"The difference in colour between the two dustwrapper variants is subtle, but is noticeable when the two are placed next to each other."

I can't see this at all, all my copies look identical in colour, all 8 of them.

So if you have copies of the first Export Edition (printed by Clowes), can you confirm this statement, as I much I'd like to, I can't.
© 2015 TolkienGuide.com and respective authors. Contact Us