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Re: UK First Edition Silmarillion Dust Wrapper Colours
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Is number 2 the Clowes First Export (with headband, and cloth)?
It looks more blue than blue-purple.

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I received this offer today - followup directly with Jon if interested.

Third Edition, 1966-second impression, 1966, George Allen &Unwin, printed in Great Britian by Lowe and Brydone (PRINTERS) LTD, LONDON, The price of gasoline to push my bit hunk of metal called my truck is going sended me to the POORHOUSE!!!!!!!!!! Looking for interested collector.

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Some nice items from Carl... he mentioned to me that 10% of whatever the sale price is will go to Catholic Relief Services.





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Re: UK First Edition Silmarillion Dust Wrapper Colours
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It is obvious with those two examples, but not with my copies.

Scanning the covers did allow me to spot a difference between the export and domestic edition.

I have attached three scans of covers, one scan is the Billings First Edition (which does look a different colour to me), One scan is the Clowes First Export (with headband, and cloth) and the final scan is the Clowes First Export (Second Variant, Paper Cover no headband).

Can anyone tell which one is which?

(Answer 1 is the 2nd Clowes Variant, 2 is the Billings Domestic Edition, 3 is the 1st Clowes Variant)

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jpg  1.jpg (36.89 KB)
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jpg  2.jpg (36.77 KB)
10_47b3d6a65c8bc.jpg 291X448 px

jpg  3.jpg (37.87 KB)
10_47b3d6bf0e9ac.jpg 296X448 px

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Re: UK First Edition Silmarillion Dust Wrapper Colours
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Trotter - Can you see the colour difference between these images?

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