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Re: A decent way to pick up the Folio editions
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The HarperCollins slip-cased The J. R. R. Tolkien Collection is nice but I can't recommend paying £200 for it, which is the current price on the website.

I bought my set when HarperCollins were offering 30% off (the set was £140), a big saving in this case.

There is a chance that this offer is likely to be available again from the website.

Andrew

Posted on: 2010/7/29 10:30


Re: What do people think of this item
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Posted on: 2010/7/25 1:13


Re: Tolkien books for sale in UK on ebay
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My question to Trotter, and particularly to Wayne & Christina, is: do your copies carry the original printed price? --or have they been re-priced?

My copy also has the original printed price £4.95.

One last (picky!) point to Trotter. The separate Clowes 'printings' (as you call them) are states. And, the Unwin Brothers 5th impression also had the intermediate GA&U-paper state (like Clowes); as well as the GA&U-cloth state, and the BCA copy. (Unrecorded, I'm sure for space reasons!, by Hammond...)

I was thinking more of the printing change on page 352 (italic and nonitalic and in the Ulmo entry) of the book than the difference between the headbands, and paper and cloth bindings, which is why I describe them as printings and not states.

3 printings - 1st with the and in italics, 2nd with the and not in italics and 3rd as a Second Impression.

Posted on: 2010/7/15 22:20


Re: First Printing Fellowship on Ebay
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A bit like buses two come along at once.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Tolkien-Fellows ... ction&hash=item35aad530a6

I would be suspicious about this item if you intend to bid unless the seller posts a picture of the inside of the book showing publication details.

Posted on: 2010/7/15 11:54


Re: The wonders of eBay
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Laurel stated

sorry couldnt resist pointing out to seller his 'rubbish' statements. Now amended although still feels he will get the price. If he does I will be selling mine !!!!!!!!!!!!!!


I don't think you will be selling your copy

This listing has ended

and he didn't get the abebooks valuation

Posted on: 2010/7/15 11:46



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