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Re: Methuen Silmarillion - Blue Leather or Leatherette?
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I don't have a definitive answer, but I do have a copy - and I can tell you that it's real leather, all right. A bookdealer I showed it to told me it's what's called 'publisher's leather'. I have a copy of 'Wuthering Heights' in the same material. It's soft, and quite thin (it smells lovely, too).


Posted on: 2010/12/20 2:59


Methuen Silmarillion - Blue Leather or Leatherette?
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I have seen the 1977 Methuen presentation copy Silmarillion described as "being bound in dark blue leather" (p220 J.R.R. Tolkien - A Descriptive Bibliography) or "bound in dark blue leatherette" (http://www.tolkienbooks.net/php/details.php?reference=62110).

What is the definitive answer?

Posted on: 2010/12/19 23:14


Re: A nice blog on collecting Tolkien books
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Ah, I thought so. I have first printings of those books; but only LotR is in a slipcase. The others are in boxes.

Must say the DM slipcase looks good, but for myself, I think the original boxes etc are an integral part of the book.

Posted on: 2010/12/19 12:15


Re: A nice blog on collecting Tolkien books
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But you can see the spines with their own original slipcases...

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Re: A nice blog on collecting Tolkien books
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'Indeed. Is it a (DM?) custom slipcase with Poems & Stories, & Unwin Hyman H & LR perhaps?'

It is indeed! I have the boxes, but much prefer to see those lovely spines. The slipcase is one of David Miller's and I love it!

Posted on: 2010/12/19 11:18



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