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

Stu
1 hour 5 minutes ago

Daviddm
5 hours 34 minutes ago

Findegil
10 hours 41 minutes ago

wellinghall
12 hours 1 minute ago

Berelach
15 hours 6 minutes ago

Trotter
18 hours 50 minutes ago

Karl
1 day 2 hours 51 minutes ago

Khamûl
1 day 11 hours 22 minutes ago
Report message: *
 
* = Required

Re: English and Medieval Studies

Subject: Re: English and Medieval Studies
by garm on 2011/2/1 12:23:50

According to Scull (Christina Scull, that is; aka Mrs Findegil) - the signature was

'printed by letterpress, and is indented into the paper, as if it might have been written by a pen. In fact the practice of printing signatures below frontispiece portraits is quite old...'
('Signatures, labels and values', by Christina Scull, The Tolkien Collector no.15, Feb. 1997. p.18)


I seem to have a rare, un-indented copy. Oh, well..
© 2015 TolkienGuide.com and respective authors. Contact Us