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The Realms of the Noldor and the Sindar
By Ulmo
Just can't stay away

The Realms of the Noldor and the Sindar

Sep 20, 2018

Was this map printed in red-and-black in the UK but only in black in the US, in the first edition Silmarillions?

Same question about Númenórë in UT, I suppose.
Sep 20, 2018
Think that's correct. Haven't examined enough US copies but I think they were only ever in B&W. UK copies of The Silmarillion always included red.
Sep 20, 2018
The first US edition of The Silmarillion has red and black map.

[EDIT] - and now, having read your question correctly, you are right - the *interior* map of "The Realms of the Noldor and the Sindar" (facing page 120 in the 1st US edition) is only in black and white. I haven't seen that one reproduced with red ever.

Side note - the map is facing a different page (114) in the book club edition since I gave that a peek while I was checking.

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Sep 24, 2018
I feared as much. Thanks.

What about the first Nasmith edition?
What about the current Deluxe edition?
Sep 24, 2018

Ulmo wrote:
I feared as much. Thanks.

What about the first Nasmith edition?
What about the current Deluxe edition?


Current deluxe: red and black.
First Nasmith - black and white at the back.
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