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Re: Tolkien US Editions
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Yes that was my plan also. Not collecting all US editions, but only grabbing a few that look really nice.

Thanks for the US Editions site, exactly what I was looking for.

I went over your list:

* LotR 1981 Silver Anniversary Edition - On the fence

* LotR Collectors Edition 1974 - Really like this one

* First Annotated Edition 1988 - IF this is the Hobbit it looks good, there isn't anything comparable in the UK is there?

* Hobbit Collectors Edition 1973 - Very nice

* Hobbit 50th Anniversary Collectors Edition 1987 - Very nice

* Hobbit Eclipse Books 1989, 1990, 1990 - This is interesting a graphic novel of the Hobbit; didn't know they existed. Have to get this too.

* Easton Press Editions - I don't know about Easton Press, don't think their designs are very interesting. Seen these on ebay a lot.

Posted on: 2011/10/7 5:28


Re: Tolkien US Editions
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Oh, yes and I do have the US 1/1s of HoME, but then you can't have enough variants of that...

Posted on: 2011/10/7 5:20


Re: Tolkien US Editions
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The Only US editions I have are Easton Press. I didn't think I would like them, but turns out I do. I just picked up Fonstad's Atlas of Middle-Earth, and it is a really nice edition.

Posted on: 2011/10/7 5:14


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Take a look at http://tolkien.skwishmi.com/ for US Editions.

These are the only US Editions I have in my collection (which is mostly UK Editions ansd some German ones), because I really like the look of them.

LotR 1981 Silver Anniversary Edition
LotR Collectors Edition 1974
First Annotated Edition 1988
Hobbit Collectors Edition 1973
Hobbit 50th Anniversary Collectors Edition 1987
Hobbit Eclipse Books 1989, 1990, 1990
Easton Press Editions

Posted on: 2011/10/7 3:50
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Re: Tolkien US Editions
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I'd recommend none.
No, seriously, I don't collect foreign editions...

BH

Posted on: 2011/10/7 3:39
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