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Re: The Appendices of The Lord of the Rings
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Yes, this is exactly what I was looking for, I will try and put up a spreadsheet that everyone can access and update over the weekend, so that interested parties have a place to update with items that they have found.

It does not matter what editions you are comparing, if you find a change then please record it, as it can be checked in editions that members have, and you may not have.

Having checked on this, the latest Return of the King that I have does state "The wild white kine", so it looks like this has already been looked at.

Posted on: 1/1 15:30:39


The Appendices of The Lord of the Rings
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All,

Please help with this task if you can, it would be fantastic to get a better textual accuracy in the Appendices?

If you get a chance please see if you can find errors in the published editions of the Appendices.

A lot of errors may have been introduced, from the first edition of the Lord of the Rings, to the second edition and later changes.

In particular if you have a first edition Return of the King then please compare the Appendices with your latest edition, and please do so as well if you have a second edition.

If you find any differences, then please post them in this thread.

Two issues have already been found in the Tale of Years, but I think a lot more may be out there.

https://wayneandchristina.wordpress.co ... 5/12/25/tolkien-notes-13/

Can you also check, before posting that the issue you have found has not already been dealt with in the Reader's Companion or on the on-line Addenda and Corrigenda from Wayne and Christina?

http://www.hammondandscull.com/addenda.html

Thanks, and looking forward to fixing mistakes in the Appendices.

Trotter

Posted on: 2015/12/30 9:21

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Re: 2008 HarperCollins UK Paperbacks
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Very Sorry, but I do not think you can find this item.

The only way to get this, is if the seller gives a photo of the cover of the book that they are selling, so try that on ebay?

Posted on: 2015/12/23 10:07


Re: signed Hobbit??
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Amazingly the item now seems to have an even worse effort at a Fake signature.

It is the same seller, faking signatures, they appear to be based in the UK, so I will ask the Arts and Antiques Squad to have a look at this.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/J-R-R-TOLKIEN ... nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/J-R-R-TOLKI ... t%3D2%26sd%3D121844328701

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jpg  First Signature not by Tolkien.JPG (20.60 KB)
10_5676abffeca67.jpg 318X213 px

jpg  Even worse signature not by Tolkien.JPG (26.02 KB)
10_5676ac0ac51a6.jpg 362X279 px

Posted on: 2015/12/20 6:24


Did Tolkien write 'juvenile trash'?
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Obviously the answer is No.

Dominic Sandbrook has a new book called The Great British Dream Factory published by Allen Lane, in which he discusses this question.

Book link

Extract link

Posted on: 2015/12/19 5:15



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