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Re: UK HOME Hardback Reissues
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Khamul, Thanks for posting the link to the old thread, very interesting to reread it.

I noticed something unusual in the thread, Jeremy joined the website on the 26th May 2006 and as webmaster you would expect him to be first

skwishmi responding to my points, joined on the 31st December 1969, as Tolkien was still alive at the time it was a great shame that he did not get him to join. It is also remarkable being 22 years before Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented websites.

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Posted on: 2010/4/19 10:50


Re: UK HOME Hardback Reissues
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Khamul wrote

On tolkien.co.uk all I keep getting is Commerce Server Error when trying to buy the new HoME Index... BH


I bought the book this morning through the site so it seems to have been fixed, 28 days for delivery, be interesting to see what it is like.

I also cancelled my Amazon order for the HoME Index.

Posted on: 2010/4/18 22:13


Re: Question...monsters and the critics?
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I let Orcraider know that it was not the first printing and the eBay auction has been finished as unsold, which is the right thing to do and mirrors garm's positive comments on the seller.

Posted on: 2010/4/17 1:48


Re: Question...monsters and the critics?
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It looks more like the Folcourt Press edition from 1969 by looking at the pictures on tolkienbooks.net (via archive.org)

http://web.archive.org/web/2007101121 ... tails.php?reference=14350

Until Deagol fixes the site, you can use archive.org to see most of the information that used to be available. Archive.org can be a bit unfriendly, sometimes you need to refresh your browser to see the page, they also do not seem to have archived every entry so you may get some errors.

http://web.archive.org/web/2007101015 ... books.net/html/biblio.htm

Posted on: 2010/4/17 0:09


Re: Tolkien Podcasts
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Another new Tolkien at Oxford podcast

http://rss.oucs.ox.ac.uk/oxitems/gene ... rd-audio&destination=poau

The Hobbit at the Bodleian: World Book Day

13 April 2010

Judith Priestman, curator of the Bodleian library, discusses the World Book Day 2010 exhibition, where a selection of J.R.R. Tolkien's original artwork which was used to illustrate The Hobbit, was on display to the public.

Posted on: 2010/4/13 23:09



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