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Re: The Wonders of eBay
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Can anyone decipher what you are getting from this sale, defeats me

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Bilbos-Last-Son ... ain_3&hash=item2a0d8461bc


Posted on: 2011/1/21 11:51

Edited by Urulk on 2011/1/24 13:11:54


Re: "A Middle English Vocabulary" scam
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You can even get it of for free as a PDF and you can search it.

http://www.archive.org/details/middleenglishvoc00tolkuoft

Reading Beren's article I would not be surprised if the printed book he mentions is from this copy.

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I just came from reading the new post on Tolkien Library concerning a pirate reprint of A Middle English Vocabulary


I think this book is out of copyright so cannot be described as a pirate reprint, so it is not a scam, just a very poor and expensive copy of the book (which you can get for free).

Posted on: 2011/1/20 10:45

Edited by Trotter on 2011/1/20 11:14:42
Edited by Trotter on 2011/1/20 11:15:23
Edited by Trotter on 2011/1/20 11:31:13


Re: A real Tolkien letter?
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Thanks Khamul, it was you putting up the image that showed me it was different. I agree we should post the images so you can see them after eBay has deleted them.

Posted on: 2011/1/18 12:46


Re: A real Tolkien letter?
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Wellinghall,
I often think this was a genuine "Khamul, For heaven's sake what a pendant" moment...

Posted on: 2011/1/18 12:20


Re: A real Tolkien´s letter?
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I have edited my earlier post to include the fact that their are at least two fake letters in existence.

If you were to accept that the letters are real (by ignoring all the evidence) then why would Tolkien sign both copies, he would only send one to Pauline.

Posted on: 2011/1/17 0:46

Edited by Trotter on 2011/1/17 1:11:00



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