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Re: A nice blog on collecting Tolkien books
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Why do you think or assume this is funny? I think you have missed my point, I don't think anyone here will follow you (whatever that means), but that members will post any views on this forum if they are so inclined.

Posted on: 2010/9/10 12:43


Re: A nice blog on collecting Tolkien books
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New book up: http://collectingtolkien.blogspot.com ... arper-collins-deluxe.html and can we please get more than one 'follower' for the blog?! Whoever it is looks so lonely all by themselves!


I don't think anyone here is the follower, as any comments from guide members have been made in this topic and not on your blog.

Posted on: 2010/9/10 11:40


Anyone with a few shillings to spare [World's most expensive books]
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If you fancy branching out from Tolkien books, how about some of these books and ephemera at Sotheby's London in December.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesig ... s-books-sale-lord-hesketh

Tolkien may get the same prices in 4-500 years time

Posted on: 2010/9/10 10:27

Edited by Khamul on 2011/1/9 12:09:18


Re: lucky finds
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I'm happy to double your money if you want to sell.

That's a very good purchase for £5

I bought all of these items on eBay for £20 (free postage), extremely poor listing, all first printings of these particular printings, with dust-jackets in case anyone asks.

http://web.archive.org/web/2007011110 ... _hobbit_-_1991-1998_2.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/2006091118 ... volumes_-_1991-1996_3.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/2007011110 ... volumes_-_1991-1996_4.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/2006091817 ... volumes_-_1991-1996_5.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/2007081814 ... t/html/silmarillion_5.htm

I was very pleased with "The Silmarillion", but getting these copies of "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" was a bonus

Posted on: 2010/9/9 10:46

Edited by Trotter on 2010/9/9 11:17:46
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Re: What should I spend my £100 on- just for fun
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I agree these are my favourite Folio editions of "The Lord of the Rings"

The books state they are bound in "Elephant Hide", anyone have any ideas what this means?

Posted on: 2010/9/8 11:56



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