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Re: My bookshelves
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I guess I collect differently than you, Garm. Unless the book is valuable or a different edition, it seems superfluous to have 10 or more copies of the exact same thing, except perhaps if you are a book seller. Having 10+ copies of various editions of The Silmarillion makes sense, but ten of the first British edition to me seems like a waste of space. That is what I was trying to get at.

How many copies of the first British edition Silmarillion do you have, Garm?

Posted on: 2010/8/21 17:56


Re: My bookshelves
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So many?? That's not many! I've more copies than that; what kind of a question is that, on a Tolkien collectors' forum, I ask you? *gibber*...

Posted on: 2010/8/21 14:43


Re: My bookshelves
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Very nice. One question, though. Why do you have so many copies of The (British) Silmarillion?

Posted on: 2010/8/21 14:37


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I've been re-arranging them ...

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Posted on: 2010/8/21 10:45


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BTW - some time ago I asked what it is that made Macynlleth 'the heart of Tolkien country' and as yet haven't had an answer. Purely in a spirit of fun, I'd like to know; is this part of Wales the heart of Tolkien country? and if so, how? And why?


In the podcast that I mentioned Tom Shippey was asked this very question and he categorically denied that Tolkien thought Wales has anything to do with the Shire.

Posted on: 2010/8/21 10:36



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