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Re: Number of books?
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I think I have about 140 books by and on Tolkien, and a total of about 200 (or more).

Posted on: 2010/6/20 3:17
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Festival in the Shire Interview
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Beren has published a long interview with Mark Faith on his site about the Festival in the Shire

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

It has a quote from Mark that seems relevant to Wellinghall's thread on the number of books in your collection.

http://www.tolkienguide.com/modules/n ... =ASC&type=&mode=0&start=0

Often they are more concerned with the count of what they are collecting a neurotic sort of way than with what they are collecting and why? To me, these people aren’t true collectors, but have some compulsion.


I'm interested in what people think of some of Mark's other points in the article, such as his views on rarity, collectors and

Why did you decide to do this Tolkien festival in Wales?

Wales is where it all started. Tolkien’s very first inspiration was Welsh language and culture.

Posted on: 2010/6/20 0:22


Re: Number of books?
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"I just counted, I have approximately 26 .... now how does that make me feel?"

what - after reading of all the books others have amassed? I'd hope you'd feel Inspired to Emulate them!


Posted on: 2010/6/19 14:40


Re: Number of books?
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I just counted, I have approximately 26 .... now how does that make me feel? I do have a book token to spend though :o)

Posted on: 2010/6/18 14:18


Re: Number of books?
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4,000+ books altogether but only about 500 Tolkien-related.

Posted on: 2010/6/18 13:34



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