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Re: A New Glossary of The Dialect of the Huddersfield District 1928
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As a matter of interest has anyone got a copy of this book with the dust jacket?

Christina and I have a copy of the book, but without the dust-jacket - this is one of our elusive wants too. It was definitely issued in a jacket, though. I saw one - just one - when writing the Descriptive Bibliography. It's a typical Oxford University Press type of jacket, dark blue type on grey paper, with OUP advertisements (dated January 1928) on the lower panel.

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A New Glossary of The Dialect of the Huddersfield District 1928
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Hello
As a matter of interest has anyone got a copy of this book with the dust jacket?
I have been on the search for one for years and never even seen one let alone tried to purchase.

Am I chasing a ghost?

Anyone kind enough to post a picture ?

Thanks

Posted on: 2011/11/24 14:09


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Rebinding books is ok, but not when they are as messed up as this


The following auction is for a rare first printing copy of The Two Towers by JRR Tolkien. As the copyright page clearly shows, it is a first printing - there were only 3250 copies printed


$650 USD


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/TOLKIEN-195 ... tible&hash=item1c21419310


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Re: Oliphaunt new edition
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Thank you for the replies, Urulókë and Findegil.

It's quite an interesting piece of publication history.

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We've heard somewhere that when Houghton Mifflin granted Contemporary Books permission to reprint "Oliphaunt" they thought that it was going to be just one poem in an anthology, not a separate publication.

Wayne & Christina

Posted on: 2011/11/23 18:36



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