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Re: What do people think of this
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The letter is quoted on page 772 of Wayne and Christina's Companion and Guide, and was to James A.H. Murray, grandson of Sir James A.H. Murray of the Oxford English Dictionary.

Posted on: 2011/1/28 23:30


What do people think of this? [Signed Hobbit for sale on eBay]
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http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Hobbit-1st-1st- ... ks_UK&hash=item230dcb0da1

Personally, I'm not a fan of tipped in signatures.


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Posted on: 2011/1/28 10:50

Edited by Khamul on 2011/3/20 6:29:54


Harper Collins Tolkien Forum
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I noticed today that HarperCollins are closing down the forum attached to the web site (http://www.tolkienforum.co.uk/) on the 4th February.

I am amazed it has lasted this long as it has very little to do with Tolkien.

Posted on: 2011/1/26 23:53

Edited by Trotter on 2011/1/27 1:58:30


Re: The Wonders of eBay
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This seller has some other "well-loved" items for sale as well

I completely agree with garm's comment

by garm on 2011/1/24 19:52:46 There are some - not on this website, but some folk on another website on which I lurk - who would call a sorry-looking book like that 'well-loved'! If it were a horse or a dog, folk would be up in arms!



http://shop.ebay.co.uk/ajphillips73/m ... rksid=p3911.c0.m270.l1313

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Posted on: 2011/1/24 11:56

Edited by Trotter on 2011/1/24 12:07:24
Edited by Trotter on 2011/1/24 12:09:19
Edited by Trotter on 2011/1/24 12:29:21
Edited by Trotter on 2011/1/24 12:32:14
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Re: The Wonders of eBay
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I don't know why but books in this condition make me very sad, why could they not be looked after better

"In good condition but without dustjacket and maps, lettering on spine slightly faded, very valuable and collectible." In good condition ????



Posted on: 2011/1/24 11:32

Edited by Trotter on 2011/1/24 12:12:41
Edited by Trotter on 2011/1/24 12:18:53



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