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
31 minutes ago

Trotter
50 minutes ago

wellinghall
1 hour 39 minutes ago

Jlong
4 hours 45 minutes ago

laurel
4 hours 58 minutes ago

Morgan
12 hours 54 minutes ago

Findegil
13 hours 13 minutes ago

Joshua MacDougall
14 hours 44 minutes ago
Report message: *
 
* = Required

Re: Stolen Tolkien Books on Ebay

Subject: Re: Stolen Tolkien Books on Ebay
by Urulöké on 2007/12/10 10:40:08

Yep, I just checked my records and I bought one of those super-cheap Silmarillion Deluxe books from him back in 2004. I remember thinking that they must have been selling really poorly and so HarperCollins must have been putting them out as remainders.

I also don't think that HC will be going after the buyers - not only does it sound like they are getting restitution from the thief, but the cost of tracking down and reclaiming the stolen property is likely to be higher than the value of the merchandise to them, so they would lose more money in the process.