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Re: Anyone see the value in this eBay auction?
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[Rowns] Some of the price on Ebay are just a bit strange really. $100+ for a few paperbacks! What are they missing!

You know to pull out of the bidding when the price gets anywhere near Abebooks prices. If reputible dealers (with ABEs 13.5% fees) can sell for whatever; not much point in paying that on Ebay (unless its a reputible dealer on Ebay also!).

I've been watching HoME prices for a long while now, and the prices people pay for these books are highly variable. They've all been gradually going down in price (I think). But the other day, a fairly normal copy of Sauron Defeated went for £100; which is pretty high. And, did anyone see the copy of Peoples of Middle-earth (usually goes for ~£300-500), that ADCbooks sold last year for £830! . Whats that all about!?

The crazy world of Ebay...

BH

Posted on: 2008/2/3 3:44
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Anyone see the value in this eBay auction?
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=290203103988

I just don't get it. If it was two bidders getting caught up, sure, but there are 10 bidders or more (last I looked) all getting into it. All five books I can find online for at most $10 for the set of five. What am I missing?

Posted on: 2008/2/3 1:00
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Re: A Film Portrait of J R R Tolkien
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There is a DVD (NTSC Region 2, Japan) for this now on eBay. If you have a regionless player, this might be interesting.


Posted on: 2008/2/1 11:03
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Re: SHIPPEY: Roots & Branches
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Whats that all about!?

? pages, Walking Tree Publishers 2007, Cormarë No. 11, ISBN: 978-3-905703-05-4.

Not sure why you'd want to put this up on our own website. How many pages was that book that you published? Ehhh.. don't know; don't seem to have one at hand...

Cheers for info.!

BH

Posted on: 2008/1/31 13:10
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Re: SHIPPEY: Roots & Branches
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Yes, it is perfect bound. I don't have my copy in front of me to verify, but I know Walking Tree was leaning towards all POD books last time I talked with them (Print on Demand, so there is no concept of impressions - everything is a first edition until they make textual changes.) They were still occasionally doing traditional print runs on certain titles around 2006 (last time I talked with them about this) so it is possible this isn't POD, but I think it is.

The page count seems high (it wasn't that thick of a book). I'll confirm my copy in a few hours when I am at home. The publisher's website doesn't list the page count.

http://www.walking-tree.org/cormareBookInfo.php?number=11

Posted on: 2008/1/31 12:22
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