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Re: Help in finding values
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I am always looking for the Allen & Unwin Deluxe Editions. If you would like, you can contact me at info@TolkienBookshelf.com

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Hi All...unfortunately i am not a collector...but I do have a few books I want to sell. Is there any place to find values? These two books I have found listed go from $25- $1000.00 depending on where you look. I want to be fair in pricing. Both books are in excellent condition...
The Hobbit...still in plastic cover....Illustrated by michael Hogue First printing (I think( 1984 tHE OTHER IS THE lotr boxed book on India Ink paper 9th edition I do believe,..Can anyone help? Im located in Canada if that helps. And I have no clue about selling on Ebay/

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Re: Silmarillion Question
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Sorry, Red, I meant to reply to your question right away, but was sidetracked. Not that I can add much to what Khamul has written. I haven't done a study of later Silmarillion printings, in the various editions, to trace when corrections were made (if they were made), though I'm sure that this is in my future. For now, all I can say is that the Ballantine Silmarillion was based on an uncorrected printing of the Allen & Unwin/Houghton Mifflin hardcover text. I note in the Descriptive Bibliography that Ballantine continued most of the original errors, and I list eighteen of them.

Ballantine Books have never seemed to be overly concerned with the accuracy of their Tolkien books - they sell reasonably well regardless - and I doubt that there was any effort by Ballantine in 1979 to find a corrected copy-text, if they even knew that corrections needed to be made. Ballantine of course are just a tributary of the mainstream of Tolkien textual history, which is represented mainly by British editions. In 1979 Rayner Unwin was still in charge of Allen & Unwin/Unwin Books, had a close relationship with Christopher Tolkien, and was amenable to emendation, particularly as the paperback had to be reset.

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Posted on: 2010/11/18 20:30


Re: Silmarillion Question
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Imagine nobody bothering to answer you Red! Btw, did you add the little postscript about the Unwin pb? Anyway, I don't know. I don't collect US Silmarillion's, so I'm not that familiar with when the various errors (that Hammond sites) were corrected in the US edition i.e. after what printing. You have to suspect that Ballantine simply produced the paperback from an early printing. Unwin didn't. But the 1978 UK BCA edition introduced new errors, some of which weren't rectified until the 1990's BCA/Guild editions. I suspect Wayne might have a clearer answer for you.

BH

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I noticed we had a response from the Tolkien Estate to another post on this forum, I'd really like to see them get involved with stopping this seller from selling anymore 'Tolkien' signed items.

Posted on: 2010/11/17 22:08



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