THE SILMARILLION. London, Boston, Sydney: George Allen & Unwin, . Octavo, cloth. First edition, first printing, export issue. Simultaneous with U.S. edition, but this issue was probably released prior to all other issues. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-251. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 1040. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature IV, pp. 1733-43. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 167-68. Currey p. 477. Top edge stain uniformly faded, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#132905).
"First published in 1977" on copyright page.