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Re: The Wonders of eBay

Subject: Re: The Wonders of eBay
by Trotter on 2012/1/27 22:26:55

Another fine listing from Mark Faith and a £159 bargain.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/J-R-R-Tolki ... ks_UK&hash=item3cc17a1234

Unwin paperbacks 1977 impressions, special slipcase editions. Scuffing to spines, but books are stiff, unread. I've never seen one of these before and I sell a lot of Tolkien. It must be rare! A must for any complete collection. As far as we know this is the only known printing of the story- The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth.


It must be rare!
I can only find five examples for sale on Abe (at much more sensible prices), http://www.abebooks.co.uk/servlet/Sea ... +Hobbit+and+Other+Stories

As far as we know this is the only known printing of the story- The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth
No it is not. It is also printed in Essays and Studies by Members of the English Association(1953), and most paperback copies (EDIT published after 1976) of Tree and Leaf