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Re: Signed LotR to be Auctioned Off
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Hi Laurin,

Here are some pics of Lot 519. Not sure about value. Others may have better idea.

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jpg  519. 3.jpg (380.20 KB)
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Posted on: 2013/2/1 13:09


Re: Signed LotR to be Auctioned Off
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Pics of Lot 518

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Tolkien (J.R.R.). The Silmarillion, ed. Christopher Tolkien, 1st ed., 1977, folding map, original cloth, d.j., 8vo, signed by Christopher Tolkien, with a two page proof of the title and opposite page by Christopher Tolkien, and a note by him: “The Elvish lettering on these pages is hastily done and on no account to be reproduced” (it was reproduced in the book almost exactly), plus a lunch invitation from Rayner Unwin and Christopher Tolkien on July 29, 1977 to launch publication of the book, together with unbound proof sheets of The Silmarillion, a presentation copy to Rayner Unwin from Christopher dated 15 September 1977, a limited edition copy (4/1000) signed by Christopher Tolkien and another signed trade edition (5)

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Posted on: 2013/1/30 16:46


Re: Signed LotR to be Auctioned Off
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PDF of Catalogue available at

http://www.dominic-winter.co.uk/

Click on Results
Link to PDF of Catalogue is at top of page
Link to Price Realised also available on this page.

Rayner Unwin Collection is Lots 492-522

Posted on: 2013/1/30 16:40


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Yes indeed. Bought a couple for £135 on Amazon. Think the 3rd Party Seller (UKPaperbookshop) had a misprice on them.

Didn't realise that they made more (beyond the original 500) of the 4 volume set. Where did you see/read this?

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