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Re: RK 2nd Ed. 'Stamp' on boards?
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It has been put on at a later date.

A very expensive 'Ex Libris' book-plate.

I don't think it is from a public library, they usually rebind the book.

Posted on: 2009/3/1 10:47


RK 2nd Ed. 'Stamp' on boards?
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I may have missed something here; but has anyone any clue as to this stamp?

eBay: TOLKIEN - THE RETURN OF KING - 1966 HB RARE

BH

Posted on: 2009/3/1 9:24
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Tree and Leaf and 30% discount off tolkien.co.uk
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"On Monday 2nd March HarperCollins is publishing a new paperback edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's TREE AND LEAF, which for the first time sports Tolkien's colourful drawing of The Tree of Amalion on the cover. To celebrate, we are pleased to be offering 30% off the retail price of £7.99 - and we are extending this 30% offer across all the current titles available to purchase online. Enter the discount code TOLK31 at the basket page, and we'll take 30% off your books*. "

* A 30% (thirty percent) discount (the 'Discount') will be offered to site www.tolkien.co.uk visitors, who use the relevant Promotional Code between 8:00:01 (GMT) on Wednesday 17th February 2009 and 23:59:59 (GMT) on Tuesday 31st March 2009 (the 'Promotional Period').

Email from tolkien.co.uk.

Posted on: 2009/2/26 6:21


Re: Yet another signed copy
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Btw, Beleg - is that a Plaza tribute rank avatar?

Posted on: 2009/2/25 20:52
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Re: Yet another signed copy
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Sir Alpingloin

I appreciate what you say.. any good fortune will certainly be embraced should the signature ever develop appreciation value. This of course will be a plus, as appreciation value is secondary to why it was acquired. If the signature indeed remains to be deemed fake by consensus of this forum, then it will never find it's way back onto the marketplace. It was removed from the marketplace as a fake, and will remain removed from the marketplace so long as popular belief of this forum holds it in question.

Case in point..

Jlong; "It is unfortunate that these fake signatures keep cropping up."

Findegil; "Christina and I have serious doubts about this signature."

Beren; ".. the signature, which is not Tolkien(ish) at all."

Onónion; "I will not place a bid as I am very doubtful about this."


Beleg

Posted on: 2009/2/25 20:27
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