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Re: Methuen Silmarillion - Blue Leather or Leatherette?
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I was very jealous of your signed copy when I saw it this year (it felt like leather to me)

Posted on: 2010/12/21 14:45


Re: Methuen Silmarillion - Blue Leather or Leatherette?
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As Deagol's site now states "bound in dark blue leather" (http://www.tolkienbooks.net/php/details.php?reference=62110), I think we have a definitive answer, thanks all for your contributions

Posted on: 2010/12/21 13:13


Methuen Silmarillion - Blue Leather or Leatherette?
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I have seen the 1977 Methuen presentation copy Silmarillion described as "being bound in dark blue leather" (p220 J.R.R. Tolkien - A Descriptive Bibliography) or "bound in dark blue leatherette" (http://www.tolkienbooks.net/php/details.php?reference=62110).

What is the definitive answer?

Posted on: 2010/12/19 23:14


Re: Another Tolkien eBay Letter
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It is now listed on AbeBooks , it was sold recently on eBay from the vast cavorite51 estate of 'signed' items.

http://www.abebooks.co.uk/servlet/Boo ... rtby%3D1%26x%3D78%26y%3D9

I have emailed the seller to look at this thread and being a reputable dealer they have removed the letter from sale.

Posted on: 2010/12/17 23:53

Edited by Trotter on 2010/12/18 0:06:15
Edited by Trotter on 2010/12/18 0:34:43


Great Post by Wayne & Christina
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I'm sure that everyone here would be very interested in the latest Blog post from Wayne & Christina entitled Fifteen Years.

Congratulations on your accomplishments in that time and the resources you have produced.

http://wayneandchristina.wordpress.com/2010/12/12/fifteen-years/

Some of the 18,000 books.

Open in new window

Posted on: 2010/12/13 0:11



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