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

wellinghall
2 hours 2 minutes ago

Khamûl
5 hours 12 minutes ago

Trotter
6 hours 11 minutes ago

Tapuvae
12 hours 1 minute ago

Berelach
13 hours 49 minutes ago

Stu
14 hours 26 minutes ago

Jlong
15 hours 26 minutes ago

remy
17 hours 7 minutes ago


« 1 ... 1494 1495 1496 (1497) 1498 1499 1500 ... 2327 »


Re: The wonders of eBay
Not too shy to talk
Joined:
2009/2/2 22:23
Group:
Shirefolk
Posts: 23
Offline
>>>think he/she means a 1st US the Hobbit, this is a 1st UK the Hobbit

I am a "he". Qweniden is a pseudo elvish name I made for an EverQuest character many moons ago.

Thanks for the info on the hobbit. I didnt realize the USA/UK editions of the hobbit had such different boards.

Anyone here bidding on that?

Posted on: 2010/10/12 22:02


Re: The wonders of eBay
Home away from home
Joined:
2007/4/29 5:29
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Posts: 634
Offline
Yes I know; I'm just joshing. Well, not really - technically speaking, there can only be one first edition, with subsequent editions (in whichever country) being counted as reprints.

(That's what I reckon, anyway; I expect I'm probably wrong!)

But it works both ways. I have a very nice 1st ed. 'The Road Goes Ever On', published in the USA. And a very nice UK '1st', which is, really, a reprint.


Posted on: 2010/10/12 14:25


Re: The wonders of eBay
Home away from home
Joined:
2006/6/2 14:15
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Posts: 347
Offline
think he/she means a 1st US the Hobbit, this is a 1st UK the Hobbit

Posted on: 2010/10/12 14:07


Re: The wonders of eBay
Home away from home
Joined:
2007/4/29 5:29
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Posts: 634
Offline
Short answer - no, they don't! The book for sale here is what it says it is - a first edition Hobbit, with the B&W frontispiece, and 'First Printed in 1937'.

The books you speak of are reprints.


Posted on: 2010/10/12 13:41


Re: The wonders of eBay
Not too shy to talk
Joined:
2009/2/2 22:23
Group:
Shirefolk
Posts: 23
Offline
I dont know alot about early hobbit editions but dont they have yellowish cloth boards with a bowing hobbit?

http://cgi.ebay.com/TOLKIEN-HOBBIT-1s ... tible&hash=item27b5b09ab5

Posted on: 2010/10/12 13:32



 Top
« 1 ... 1494 1495 1496 (1497) 1498 1499 1500 ... 2327 »




© 2015 TolkienGuide.com and respective authors. Contact Us