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UK HOME Hardback Reissues
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Looks like HarperCollins may be reissuing the whole of HOME in 12 single volume hardbacks, in the same design as the current black paperback set.

I can only find books 1-5 and the index listed so far for the 4th March, but this is the first copy of the Index to be in Hardback. Priced at £40 each, which I assume is to cater for the 30% discount on www.tolkien.co.uk (£28 after discount). Amazon seems to have all 12 and the index listed for the 4th March.

http://www.harpercollins.co.uk/Pages/ ... s=tolkien&page=1&sort=pno

Posted on: 2010/1/31 12:50


Re: Facimile Red Book and more
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Beren is selling them on his website, 55 thousand Euros for the original book.

http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/dmiller/rare-Facsimile_Editions.htm

Posted on: 2010/1/28 2:29


Tolkien and Pauline Baynes
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Beren posted an interesting article on Cor Blok illustrating the 2011 HarperCollins Calendar on his site.

http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/press/9 ... alendar_2011_Cor_Blok.php

I left a comment disagreeing with one of the sentences in the post

"Cor Blok is the only artist ever to have met J.R.R. Tolkien, and the only artist Tolkien admired enough to purchase some of his work."

I think you may doing a disservice here to Pauline Baynes, she certainly met Tolkien and he hugely admired her work, though I am not sure if he ever purchased any, he did ask for a permanent loan of the artwork on the 1963 Deluxe Edition Slipcase.


Does anyone know if Tolkien ever bought, rather than was freely given, Pauline Baynes original artwork?

Posted on: 2010/1/24 22:54


Re: signed smith of wootton major
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There has been a lot of problems with Fake signatures recently on Tolkien books, the best thing to do would be to take a picture of the page with the signature and also the page showing the printings of the book and it upload them to this site, you have an attach file option available to you.

Andrew

Posted on: 2010/1/21 4:59


Re: This is getting silly!!!!!!
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I'd like a forum that we can say this item is a fake, please report to eBay, the more reports the better.

Posted on: 2010/1/19 13:40



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