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Re: J.R.R. TOLKIEN SIGNED FARMER GILES OF HAM

Subject: Re: J.R.R. TOLKIEN SIGNED FARMER GILES OF HAM
by remy on 2006/7/1 8:33:50

Hi, I have seen this particular seller list a number of supposed Tolkien Signed Editions over the past couple of years (many signed US Paperback Editions). In my humble opinion, not a real signature. The particular impression of the book listed (4th) was jointly issued by Unwin and Houghton Mifflin (joint imprints in any case) - and the book listed on Ebay has a US$ Price on the Inside Flap of the Dustjacket - So a Houghton Mifflin Edition. I doubt Tolkien signed too many US Editions. Just another piece of evidence making the signature likely not to be genuine. Regards. IMHO.