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Re: A Working English Lexicon
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I could be completely wrong here, but It looks like a self or Mormon published book by Paul Nolan Hyde, possibly based on the following.

"A Working Tolkein(sic) Glossary

by

Paul Nolan Hyde, Ph.D"

http://home.comcast.net/~niggle85/AWTGlossary.htm

Posted on: 2011/7/10 22:21


Re: The Wonders of eBay
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A Hobbit paperback on eBay claiming to be signed by "The Professor", which they are, as is every copy produced because they all included a printed copy of his signature

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dl ... &ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT


Sent notes to the seller, but will also inform any buyer after feedback is left and I can see who they are.

eBay need to fix the fact that you cannot inform buyers about problems before the auction ends.


It sold for £40, a lot of money for this paperback.

Posted on: 2011/7/9 5:45

Edited by Trotter on 2011/7/10 21:41:56


Re: The Wonders of eBay
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I don't think that Wayne & Christina will be pleased with this auction of "Artist & Illustrator"

Houghton Mifflin , First edition, book and jacket fine, read-once condition.


£569 and it's yours.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/J-R-R-Tolkien-A ... ks_UK&hash=item35b339ea4b


Posted on: 2011/7/6 11:07


Re: The Wonders of eBay
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Jlong wrote:
Well, I just have to say I'm jealous of all your finds at those prices. I still do not own that set.


I'm jealous as well, I do own this set, and my copies have good dust wrappers but badly foxed books.

I paid at least three times the best price so far. I do think they are a nice set to own though.

Seller has had 2 offers so far, hopefully around the £60-90 mark

Posted on: 2011/7/6 10:43


Re: Book Depository to be acquired by Amazon
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Oh dear, competition authority is now getting involved.

http://www.oft.gov.uk/OFTwork/mergers/Mergers_Cases/2011/805523

It looks like anyone can express their views on this, not just UK nationals. I'll be sending them an email as I prefer having more competition to less.

Posted on: 2011/7/6 9:57



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