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Re: Super Deluxe Children of Hurin
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So Elwë, you're alpingloin?

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Re: Michael Tolkien Books
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Uh-huh. Thing is, I haven't seen the ebay listing, and as I can't remember my password, I can't find 'completed items'.

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Re: Michael Tolkien Books
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There are three or four other loose sheets, one full A4 running to both sides. I only posted this jotting because (although obviously not) it looks vaguely Tolkien-esque in style. However, it clearly isn't Michael's handwriting; & the notes are not in the copy marked as (possibly) from Christopher. Although the other copy is also a Michael bookplate copy. Garm, the books are just the two in the eBay listing...

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Re: Michael Tolkien Books
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Fascinating - and, no! I didn't see the listing... (goshdarn it). What other books did you buy, may I ask?

As for the bookplate - I guess the monogram could read 'C.J.R.T. ' - though I've never seen one like it.

I have a couple of examples of Michael Hilary's handwriting. They don't look like the jottings you've shown here. Whose are they? I don't know. possibly Christopher's? Or possibly the jottings of Michael George Tolkien, JRRT's grandson? As I say; fascinating stuff!

Posted on: 2011/1/15 15:45


Re: At It Again [eBay fakes]
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OMG

(do you know, I've never before in my life written OMG ? Never had to, till now.)

Blimey!

Posted on: 2011/1/15 15:27



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