How many Silmarillion books are there?

How many Silmarillion books are there?

The Silmarillion has five parts. The first, Ainulindalë, tells of the creation of Eä, the “world that is.”…The Silmarillion.

1977 George Allen & Unwin hardback edition
Editor Christopher Tolkien with Guy Gavriel Kay
Genre Mythopoeia Fantasy
Publisher George Allen & Unwin (UK)
Publication date 15 September 1977

How many silmarils are there?

The Silmarils (Quenya pl. Silmarilli, radiance of pure light) are three fictional brilliant jewels composed of the unmarred light of the Two Trees in J. R. R. Tolkien’s legendarium.

How much is a first edition Silmarillion worth?

I stumbled upon this thread and I’m really, really surprised that a first edition, first print of The Silmarillion is only worth 10-20 pounds.

Is Legolas in The Silmarillion?

[edit] Legolas of Gondolin As the Lost Tales were the first embodiment of Tolkien’s mythology, and by the time The Lord of the Rings was written much had changed, this in all likelihood is not the same Elf, and he was not included in the published The Silmarillion.

Is the Arkenstone one of the Silmarils?

Reality: The Arkenstone is not a Silmaril. First, Tolkien wrote that the two lost Silmarils would remain lost until the end of Arda. One of them being found by the Dwarves would contradict this. Second, a Silmaril is a gemstone hallowed by Varda which would not suffer the touch of mortal or evil hands.

Did the Silmarils burn Morgoth?

Except the silmarils did harm Morgoth and his servants. When he first stole the silmarils, they burned his hands, and it was said “black they remained ever after; nor was he ever free from the pain of the burning, and the anger of the pain.

How much is The Hobbit book worth?

A 1937 first edition of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit broke a new auction record today at Sotheby’s in London, fetching a world record price of £137,000, or about $210,500.