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BBC Radio "In our Time" - Beowulf
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Tolkien gets a mention in the last couple of minutes, think they meant to discuss his essay in more length but ran out of time.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0542xt7

Posted on: 3/10 4:51:13


Re: New Book Releases
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Trotter wrote:
Believe that this is probably the last of the pocket books, though I suppose Leaf by Niggle, Mr Bliss, Father Christmas Letters are also candidates as well for this book format.

Smith of Wootton Major

Published on 26th February 2015.


I received the book today and it looks to be very similar to the 2005 hardback.

http://www.tolkienbooks.net/php/details.php?reference=54350

but with one extra section, which is an additional gallery showing Pauline Baynes redrawn illustrations that appeared in Poems & Stories

http://www.tolkienbooks.net/php/details.php?reference=63790

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Posted on: 2/26 4:32:55

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Re: "The Lord of the Rings", first edition: differences in TTT and ROTK
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One of The Two Towers in the pictures looks to be the third impression, it does not have 1954 on the title page

http://www.tolkienbooks.net/php/details.php?reference=41110

I think you have may have a point about the printers for the second impression, my copy is Jarrold and not K&W, but just because it was printed by one printer does not mean that it was bound by them, and the article refers to binders.
http://www.tolkienbooks.net/php/lotr-print-runs.php

Your points about the ROTK are answered by Deagol on this page http://www.tolkienbooks.net/php/1st-rotk.php

"This was not the case - all later impressions included the damaged text, although the signature mark was removed after the second impression."

Posted on: 2/24 10:26:06

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Re: The Wonders of...
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Re: The Wonders of...
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Sorry, I have no idea why these are so overpriced or seemly this popular.

Posted on: 2/17 12:06:04



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