1977 THE SILMARILLION JRR Tolkien Hardcover 1st American Ed Mylar Dust Jacket
This is a 1977 First American Hardcover Edition THE SILMARILLION by JRR Tolkien. The dust jacket has chips missing and tears have been taped on the back. It has been price clipped. The jacket has been placed in mylar. There is an inscription on the front end page. There aren't any obvious signs of marginalization or dog eared pages.
JRR Tolkien's children's book The Hobbit was first published in 1937. It is one of the best-selling books ever written with over 150 million copies sold. It was originally banned in various US states because it was considered Satanic. If you are a collector of banned books, this series is one you want on your library shelf.