|Re: Dodgy Children of Hurin Bookplates on Ebay|
Subject: Re: Dodgy Children of Hurin Bookplates on Ebay
by Urulöké on 2007/6/1 13:44:03
That COH / Hobbit combo certainly does look to be a fake. One thing to keep in mind - I know of zero instances that the bookplates were put into books other than The Children of Hurin.
There are US trade editions with bookplates, and British trade editions and a handful of British Deluxe editions. There were no loose bookplates that I know of.
If you look at that dodgy auction image, even the helm emblem looks like it was scanned in at very low resolution - the lines are very fat and smudged compared with the fine thin lines in the original bookplate: