Login

Or
Register Now


Already have an account?
Username:

Password:

Remember me

Lost Your Password?
Main Menu
Collector's Guide Table of Contents
Recent Visitors

Berelach
30 minutes ago

Tapuvae
42 minutes ago

Findegil
2 hours 14 minutes ago

wellinghall
2 hours 50 minutes ago

Earl
6 hours 15 minutes ago

Trotter
9 hours 12 minutes ago

remy
11 hours 8 minutes ago

Anjana Jain
14 hours 41 minutes ago
Report message: *
 
* = Required

Re: Interesting eBay Auctions

Subject: Re: Interesting eBay Auctions
by Jlong on 2012/9/10 8:03:26

I agree Khamul. I'd rather buy something signed, a letter, a LotR set, or a Hobbit for that price. Of course, I've never spent that much on a book and don't plan to anytime soon.

But of course, Tolkien collectors are interested in different stuff. I would personally never throw down thousands for a copy of Songs for the Philologists, but I would probably like to own a first edition of Tolkien's Beowulf essay someday.

The fact of the matter is works like this sell for so much simply because of their scarcity. Small print runs and probably not a lot of copies preserved (I'm guessing; I do not have Hammond at hand).
© 2015 TolkienGuide.com and respective authors. Contact Us