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Re: Silmarillion Page alignment question
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Both good points to bring up with the author, as I think they want people on the web to follow along (and not all web users are in the USA, contrary to popular belief. /sarcasm)

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Hi all,

There is a blogger working on a Silmarillion project, with some questions about various editions - if you feel like helping out, head on over.

http://sweatingtomordor.wordpress.com ... for-silmarillion-project/

Posted on: 1/12 11:44:25
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Re: Tolkien Collector youtube channel
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Thanks tolkienbrasil!

That was fun to watch, and has me thinking of an educational youtube channel (explaining differences between editions/states, showing examples of bookseller terms, etc.) - perhaps members here can help out too!

For those interested, here is the link to tolkienbrasil's YouTube channel (there are already two more videos up, Roverandom and Bilbo's Last Song): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj5-YE_x424rzcBrkVxHu1w

Posted on: 1/12 11:21:23

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Re: Writing Magazine August 2014
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I reached out to the magazine, and got the following helpful response. Have at if you waited!

"Our automated system (i.e. online orders) purges after three months, so we don’t have any facility to order automatically, but do still have 12 copies in the office, which we’ll happily despatch to any of your readers. Please could you ask them to order by phone on 01778 392482, as this will all have to be processed manually."

Posted on: 1/8 14:58:56
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Re: What was the first copy of the Hobbit, LOTR and the Sil that you owned?
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Owned myself, was a set of the fiftieth anniversary Lord of the Rings/Hobbit paperbacks in the US (and I still cringe at the artwork...) I only post a sample of one of the book covers below to spare the faint of heart.

I was offered the original Michael Herring artwork once at reasonable prices, but didn't have to think too hard before declining.

My parents had first US edition hardcovers that I read and re-read many times growing up, those are still in the family collection but unfortunately I was not kind to the dustjackets. Not first impressions thankfully.

I have no idea which version of The Silmarillion was my first, but it was a US paperback from the 80s. I doubt I still have that particular copy (as I run across so many, I have taken to only keeping the best condition copies of each edition).

Growing up in the US has made my early collecting stories rather boring and uneventful, I am afraid. Only when I had the budget to shop online did anything truly noteworthy join the collection.

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Posted on: 1/5 12:40:42
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