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Re: TolkienGuide in 2008...
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Well, it has not been very long since I discovered this website, must've been about the end of September.
But I have truly enjoyed the little time I've been here.
I think I'm going to stick along for a great while

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!

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Posted on: 2008/12/24 10:05
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Re: TolkienGuide in 2008...
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Yep!

Merry Christmas, and a very Good New Tolkien Year to all!

Posted on: 2008/12/24 8:21
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Re: TolkienGuide in 2008...
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If you are a collector of anything Tolkien, this is THE place to be. 'nuf sed ... except for

MERRY CHRISTMAS and a very HAPPY NEW YEAR to all who make this such a great site!

Away from The Green (now completely white) Hill Country,

Parmastahir

Posted on: 2008/12/24 7:07
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Re: TolkienGuide in 2008...
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And a very Merry Christmas to you, Khamul, and to everyone else here!

- wellinghall

Posted on: 2008/12/24 1:59
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Re: Signed 1st ed. Hobbit?
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>What about if the author was quite happy for you to do this?

Then by my personal standards it would be entirely appropriate for that particular piece of paper to be used as a tipped in signature (I also have a facsimilie of the note that you linked to -- booksellers seem to like providing it as a bookmark). However, the vast majority of tipped in signatures were not intended for that purpose, and indeed the one in question doesn't appear to have been intended for that.

As always, the owner is entitled to do whatever they want with it, it just isn't what I would do, and seems [to me] to be pointless to make two original things less original by sticking them together.

That the market apparently values the two items glued together more highly than the two items in their original form seems like a type of madness.

But each to their own.

Stu

Posted on: 2008/12/24 1:29
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