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Re: Your bookshelf
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If you don't have enough shelf-space, you can always try this US dealer's innovative approach.

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I found some more pictures of this bookstore (The Derby Square Bookstore, Salem MA) and an interesting quote

Last place you would want to be in an Earthquake


http://www.flickr.com/photos/reallyst ... 99652917/with/1097283976/ (last half of the pictures)

Posted on: 2011/1/2 2:30

Edited by Trotter on 2011/1/2 4:40:05
Edited by Trotter on 2011/1/2 4:44:28


Re: Methuen Silmarillion - Blue Leather or Leatherette?
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I was very jealous of your signed copy when I saw it this year (it felt like leather to me)

Posted on: 2010/12/21 14:45


Re: Methuen Silmarillion - Blue Leather or Leatherette?
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As Deagol's site now states "bound in dark blue leather" (http://www.tolkienbooks.net/php/details.php?reference=62110), I think we have a definitive answer, thanks all for your contributions

Posted on: 2010/12/21 13:13


Methuen Silmarillion - Blue Leather or Leatherette?
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I have seen the 1977 Methuen presentation copy Silmarillion described as "being bound in dark blue leather" (p220 J.R.R. Tolkien - A Descriptive Bibliography) or "bound in dark blue leatherette" (http://www.tolkienbooks.net/php/details.php?reference=62110).

What is the definitive answer?

Posted on: 2010/12/19 23:14


Re: Another Tolkien eBay Letter
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It is now listed on AbeBooks , it was sold recently on eBay from the vast cavorite51 estate of 'signed' items.

http://www.abebooks.co.uk/servlet/Boo ... rtby%3D1%26x%3D78%26y%3D9

I have emailed the seller to look at this thread and being a reputable dealer they have removed the letter from sale.

Posted on: 2010/12/17 23:53

Edited by Trotter on 2010/12/18 0:06:15
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