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Re: Tolkien Letter
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Might be worth someone dropping a line to this unfortunate vendor. (not me - I wouldn't know how to express it tactfully).


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Looks okay to me, too.

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Re: What should I spend my £100 on- just for fun
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Yes - it was the fourth impression (May 1958)

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Yes, I think the seller is confusing the lid of the box (which has a label) with the slipcase. I agree with the consensus so far; AFAIK the book came only in a box, with, as Trotter notes, a tissue guard (sadly mine doesn't have this, but as it cost me only a tenner in a remainder shop many years ago, I'm not complaining).

I wonder whether this slipcase might be one that a previous owner had made privately?

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Re: What should I spend my £100 on- just for fun
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Thanks, I did not know that the first impression dust-wrapper does not have the impression number on the dust-jacket spine.

Does anyone know which impression they stopped putting the impression number on the spine?

Posted on: 2010/9/26 9:49



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