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Re: [Wanted] Hobbit 2001 HarperCollins deluxe edition
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precisely

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Yeh, I suppose that makes sense; all with the faux leather slipcases --nothing wrong with wanting tham all to look the same!

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You're definitely right about the 1st impression and I know that is much more collectible for the reasons you've explained.
It is my intention to buy also a 1st impression of this beautiful edition, but... now I just want a copy which matches the style of the 3rd and 4th impressions of LoTR and Silmarillion, that's all.
We can say that is a "look" question more than a "collectible" one

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Re: [Wanted] Hobbit 2001 HarperCollins deluxe edition
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But why do you not want to acquire the 1st impression (1999)?; why the 2001 2nd impression? If you care about these things, the 1999 was limited (to 2500 copies worldwide). There is no such statement in the 2001 impression.

That said, I bought a 2001 3rd impression of LotRs in this format --normally I'd hold out for the 1st imp. But, it was only £40. So why not just have both?

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P.S. And, the slipcases aren't leather...

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Re: [Wanted] Hobbit 2001 HarperCollins deluxe edition
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Hi Khamul! I'm trying to build the set with the three volumes (LoTR+silmarillion+hobbit) in leather slipcase

Posted on: 2011/8/3 3:32



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