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Re: Stolen Tolkien Books on Ebay
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Yep, I just checked my records and I bought one of those super-cheap Silmarillion Deluxe books from him back in 2004. I remember thinking that they must have been selling really poorly and so HarperCollins must have been putting them out as remainders.

I also don't think that HC will be going after the buyers - not only does it sound like they are getting restitution from the thief, but the cost of tracking down and reclaiming the stolen property is likely to be higher than the value of the merchandise to them, so they would lose more money in the process.

Posted on: 2007/12/10 10:40
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Re: eBay and Tolkien collecting
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On this note - I was thinking of putting together a page in the Guide somewhere that has a dynamic list of all Tolkien related eBay auctions currently running that are listed by TCG members (basically any of you that want me to include your listings.) Would that be useful or interesting?

Posted on: 2007/12/10 1:29
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Re: eBay and Tolkien collecting
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As promised, here is a list of your items. Nice to see the Medium Aevum issues (second set on eBay in a month, quite scarce other than that!) Funny how the scarce stuff seems to come and go in clumps.

Also, got a chuckle at seeing a book called "scruffy". Some random thought about a nerf herder popped into my head...



Posted on: 2007/12/10 1:25
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Re: eBay and Tolkien collecting
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I have finally got some books listed on eBay.

More coming in the next few days.

Posted on: 2007/12/10 0:55


Re: The Super Deluxe Children of Hurins are out
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My first copy got delivered on Saturday (won't see it for six months - next time I am in the UK!). I ordered a second copy for delivery to Australia, and I haven't heard about that one (got a shipping notification for the UK dispatched one, though). Mind you, the delivery notification also included the info for someone elses order! Hopefully the international dispatches will be coming out soon and won't get held up by the Christmas post!

Stu

Posted on: 2007/12/9 4:45



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