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Re: Two anthologies by C.S. Lewis
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Thank you, garm.

It was good to learn that Hooper cited from what was published as letter 300 - I can see that this letter was written in 1968 so it would indeed have been odd to find it in a 1939 book!

Posted on: 2011/10/29 6:08


Re: Signed book from his library?
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Well, the Loome sale is well documented, but I don't have anything in front of me (Tolkien Collector back issues, etc.) that I am sure Findegil can chime in on when he is around.

As for Marquette, I am just speculating at this point. But it (a) is a Catholic University, which (b) bought a huge pile of Tolkien materials that I am sure they could not keep 100% of, and (c) Loome is just a few hundred miles away from Marquette, and is a well known Catholic specialist bookseller.

So I am just connecting dots at this point. But to be clear, this is just my belief. Hopefully someone has some concrete evidence, before I go emailing Matt at Marquette to bother him with another question.

Still not sure that is a valid Tolkien signature for the eBay auction in question, either.

Posted on: 2011/10/28 15:22
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Re: Signed book from his library?
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So, Tolkien donated his books to Marquette? And they sold them?

And Marquette can confirm this book was purchased directly from their collection?

But still, as the vendors say, 'This is an exceptional opportunity!'

- because, they add, 'We will also include an 1487 Bible leaf with 24kt gold in this auction, see our listing for a similar item, a $345 value.'

Hmm..

Posted on: 2011/10/28 14:50


Re: The Wonders of eBay
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Looking at his completed items, these usually list (and sometimes sell [shakes head]) around $30-35 each. Probably a mistake. :)

Posted on: 2011/10/28 14:32
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Re: Signed book from his library?
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I believe it is referring to Marquette.

Posted on: 2011/10/28 14:26
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