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Re: AbeBooks' Top 10 Most Expensive Sales in March 2011
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This is only if you have purchased the item through Abebooks.

The seller gets into trouble with Abebooks if they do not complete the order, however if the buyer cancels the order Abebooks can do nothing about it.

Posted on: 2011/4/29 7:00


Re: New Book Releases
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Beren's interview with David Brawn from HarperCollins

http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/press/9 ... id_Brawn_Tolkien_2011.php

Posted on: 2011/4/27 21:59


Re: AbeBooks' Top 10 Most Expensive Sales in March 2011
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I agree.

I hope nobody from Amazon or Abebooks is reading this, but if you as a buyer find an item on Abebooks, ask the seller to sell outside of Abe and you, not the seller cancel the order.

They have to pay about 15% commission so you should be able to get a discount on the item.

Posted on: 2011/4/27 11:22


Re: The Wonders of eBay
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The Pot calling the kettle black



http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/RARE-Tolkien-HO ... tible&hash=item19c4c77171

$125.00/£95

RARE Tolkien THE HOBBIT 1978 GUILD PUBL Leather & Gilt

"A FEW WORDS ON TOLKIEN COLLECTIBILITY...

I have been collecting Tolkien books for over 30 years and it really galls me to find people selling items for ridiculous prices claiming they are "rare" or "highly collectible"; and what's worse is, naive people are paying it~!
"


Posted on: 2011/4/26 9:55


Re: The Wonders of eBay
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The auction has ended with 18 bids and an end price of $102 (£63) ??? for the Bookclub Hobbit.

Posted on: 2011/4/26 3:38



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