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Re: UK Deluxe Tales from the Perilous Realm
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Might have been reprinted (or might just be a few copies that have surfaced -- the auction had 5 copies available) ?

eBay Item #141481768835

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Khamûl wrote:
How can anyone really see how good that jacket is with the protective jacket cover? It might not be that good when you get it front of you. Either way, I think the price is stupidly high, given, as Stu says, the current market. I've got plenty in this kind of condition...

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Exactly right - The mylar cover should be well and truly off when taking pictures with the purpose of selling a book. All but the worst jackets look good once they have has a nice, shiny protector on them.

And lets be honest, out of the 250,000 (?) first printings of the Sil., there must still be quite a lot of them in as new condition. The key thing seems to just be to keep them away from UV.

Posted on: 11/21 14:59:39


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How can anyone really see how good that jacket is with the protective jacket cover? It might not be that good when you get it front of you. Either way, I think the price is stupidly high, given, as Stu says, the current market. I've got plenty in this kind of condition...

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The Easton Press have released Beowulf, in case anyone is interested.

http://www.eastonpress.com/Books/prod/E42/BEOWULF_3006.aspx

Posted on: 11/21 3:16:24


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Urulöké wrote:
That's in pretty amazing condition, from the photos. That would be my guess as to what is driving the bidding.


Still seems a bit steep(?), especially given the relatively depressed market. I have a copy that is actually a bit better than that one (that one on eBay has a bit of bumping to the head and the tail of the spine and the top-stain has faded a little), and I only paid 25 pounds for mine from a book-dealer on Abe. That was ten years (or more) ago, I suppose.

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Posted on: 11/20 17:07:02



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