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Re: Folio Society Hobbit on eBay
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I have also listed a first deluxe Hobbit from 1976, unfortunately without the box.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=130379575027

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Posted on: 2010/3/31 11:16


Re: Tolkien Signatures on eBay???
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This book was listed for sale for years by an Oxfordshire bookshop. The owner asked me who SRT might be; he thought it might have been S.R.T.O. (Simonne) d'Ardenne, but I replied I wasn't so sure. (I'm pretty sure the signature isn't Tolkien's, either. Since when did he sign his name with only one 'R'?)

As it happens, a glance at the Scull-Hammond Chronology shows that Tolkien didn't become d'Ardenne's supervisor until 1932. So, it ain't her!

Posted on: 2010/3/31 10:25


Re: Signed Jane Austen novel sells for £325,000
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And then there's this -

Superman debut comic raises $1.5m

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8595909.stm

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Posted on: 2010/3/31 8:54


Re: Tolkien Signatures on eBay???
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OMG that is so K00l!

I have never liked the hyperbole used by flatsigned.com. Though I am sure they have sold a lot of perfectly legitimate books, I have never had the slightest desire to bid on something they are selling.

Posted on: 2010/3/31 8:43
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Signed Jane Austen novel sells for £325,000
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Okay, it's not Tolkien, but it's still interesting.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/oxfordshire/8596801.stm

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Posted on: 2010/3/31 8:38



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