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Re: What do people think of this item
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Can't afford to buy this, but I'll hopefully be able to go and have a look at it on Tuesday.
My copies also looked the same as these, sadly that was in 1963 not 2010.
-Trotter 3rd July


I decided myself that my doubts were wrong and I bought the item.
-Trotter 5th July


Incidentally Trotter, you selling your other copies?

BH

Posted on: 2010/7/8 14:18
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Re: What do people think of this item
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Deal!

Posted on: 2010/7/7 13:14
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Re: What do people think of this item
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Heavens! Don't want to think what you paid Trotter --way, way out of my league. Maybe I should buy you a drink in Moreton...

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Posted on: 2010/7/7 11:24
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Re: Shippey - Tolkien Author of the Century
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I meant to reply to this a few days back, Gawain. I had a good look at it on eBay & noticed that it was a 2nd impression he had corrected too. (Can't remember why I never bid on it --but you got it for a fair price if I recall.) Very nice. I think it's a great copy; pretty unique with the Shippey marginalia. It is unfortunate the annotations seem predominately to be corrections, with little comment. Thanks for posting. Tho', I don't have any editions of this work, so don't have anything meaningful to add.

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Posted on: 2010/7/7 11:17
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Re: At it again - again
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Winning bid: US $140.00 (Approximately £93.47)
Bargain!

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Posted on: 2010/6/28 8:49
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