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

Red
22 minutes ago

Berelach
1 hour 49 minutes ago

Findegil
3 hours 1 minute ago

wellinghall
3 hours 3 minutes ago

Trotter
4 hours 51 minutes ago

Tapuvae
6 hours 3 minutes ago

Earl
11 hours 36 minutes ago

remy
16 hours 29 minutes ago


« 1 ... 1468 1469 1470 (1471) 1472 1473 1474 ... 2353 »


Re: Misprint?
Quite a regular
Joined:
2009/7/7 13:15
From Scotland
Group:
Shirefolk
Posts: 51
Offline
Laurel, I certainly take Trotter's advice that the misprint is not value-adding in terms of re-sale value but (as one of the people who also bid on this - the seller did list the faults) I have to say I rather like the idea of having the odd misprinted volume as a bit of a curiousity. I have seen this kind of mis-printing now and again though not in Tolkien particularly.

Posted on: 2011/1/8 5:20


Re: Misprint?
Shirrif
Joined:
2006/6/5 22:04
From Essex, England
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Shirrif
Posts: 1762
Offline
Misprints in books add no value, in fact they seriously reduce the use and value of the book.

I would complain to the seller as they should have told you about this.

Posted on: 2011/1/8 4:29


Misprint?
Home away from home
Joined:
2009/10/30 4:30
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Posts: 445
Offline
Hello Guys
What do you think of this?

Out of curiosity I brought a copy of FOTR Second edition from ebay recently.

Within the book there are a number of faults listing in pencil on front blank page.

1 The title page and page 23/24 are missing. There is no signs of tearing and rest of binding looks ok.

2 Page 147/148 has misprinted. It looks like the page has folded during printing and part of 148 in now on 147 leaving a blank trinagle on 148?

Has anyone seen similar misprints/faults ? Any thoughts?

Attach file:



jpg  DSCF2601.JPG (797.81 KB)
497_4d2848bec5d36.jpg 2048X1536 px

Posted on: 2011/1/8 4:21


Re: TolkienBooks.net is back online
Shirrif
Joined:
2006/6/5 22:04
From Essex, England
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Shirrif
Posts: 1762
Offline
Deagol has updated the site www.tolkienbooks.net

****NEW**** TolkienBooks.net has a new look. Virtually all of the site has been updated with just a couple of Bibiography sections left to do and a few of the articles. ****NEW**** Printing and Binding Early Editions of The Hobbit has been added to the Articles Section. It is based on material that was lost when the site was hacked, but this has been significantly expanded to include new information.

Posted on: 2011/1/7 23:42


Re: At It Again [eBay fakes]
Shirrif
Joined:
2006/6/5 22:04
From Essex, England
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Shirrif
Posts: 1762
Offline
A great post from Beren on his website

http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/press/9 ... ke_Tolkien_Signatures.php

I think that there is only one copy of the third letter down it has just been sold on eBay multiple times, it is the same letter that Bloomsbury Auctions were going to auction in 2008.

Posted on: 2011/1/7 22:49



 Top
« 1 ... 1468 1469 1470 (1471) 1472 1473 1474 ... 2353 »




© 2015 TolkienGuide.com and respective authors. Contact Us