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Re: Question...monsters and the critics?
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I let Orcraider know that it was not the first printing and the eBay auction has been finished as unsold, which is the right thing to do and mirrors garm's positive comments on the seller.

Posted on: 2010/4/17 1:48


Re: Question...monsters and the critics?
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It looks more like the Folcourt Press edition from 1969 by looking at the pictures on tolkienbooks.net (via archive.org)

http://web.archive.org/web/2007101121 ... tails.php?reference=14350

Until Deagol fixes the site, you can use archive.org to see most of the information that used to be available. Archive.org can be a bit unfriendly, sometimes you need to refresh your browser to see the page, they also do not seem to have archived every entry so you may get some errors.

http://web.archive.org/web/2007101015 ... books.net/html/biblio.htm

Posted on: 2010/4/17 0:09


Re: Tolkien Podcasts
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Another new Tolkien at Oxford podcast

http://rss.oucs.ox.ac.uk/oxitems/gene ... rd-audio&destination=poau

The Hobbit at the Bodleian: World Book Day

13 April 2010

Judith Priestman, curator of the Bodleian library, discusses the World Book Day 2010 exhibition, where a selection of J.R.R. Tolkien's original artwork which was used to illustrate The Hobbit, was on display to the public.

Posted on: 2010/4/13 23:09


Re: Hobbit Tea contest
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I still need some tutoring on the derivation of the new name!


According to the Index in the back of The Silmarillon, Urulóki is a Quenya word meaning fire-serpent or dragon, very apt for Jeremy's avatar. I assume that Urulókë is the plural of dragons.

Posted on: 2010/4/13 22:45


Re: UK HOME Hardback Reissues
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The new version of www.tolkien.co.uk is now live, first impressions are that it is a big improvement on the old site.

They now seem to be selling all the UK books with international shipping, are doing a 3 for 2 deal even on Super Deluxe copies, and it is the only place to buy the print on demand books (History of Middle Earth hardbacks).

Posted on: 2010/4/12 23:29



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