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Re: Is there no consistancy in Hardcovers?
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I had my copy of Sauron Defeated out for a day; & look at that sun fading...

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Posted on: 2009/3/19 2:14
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Re: HarperCollins update
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Reading thro' Beren's articles (Stu) I don't see any mention of the proposed price; certainly not from David Brawn (altho' I may have missed this.)

The automated email does state 'pre-order', as if you've made some commitment to purchase; which I don't think I have. Your probably correct in suggesting this is to gauge interest in title. But I can't imagine the market reacting with anything other than stagnation, if they were to sell to pre-orderers at £250, and then immediately put up to £350 upon release. Everyone would just wait until it was discounted again. But with the explicit information that it will indeed be £350, they will (legally I would guess) have to sell it at £350 at some point.

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Posted on: 2009/3/14 8:24
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Re: HarperCollins update
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States '£250'. Don't think they can't go back on it now! Cheers alpingloin!

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Posted on: 2009/3/13 10:57
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Re: The wonders of eBay
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Yeh! All those photo's ain't really convincing me pal! Really breakin' those spines () to take the pictures as well...

I really must be missing something here as well...

Lord of The Rings. Tolkien. All 3 books in 1 **Bidding has ended for this item**

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Posted on: 2009/3/6 2:26
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Re: HarperCollins update
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It must be an absolute pain in the backside, for a guy like David Brawn to see (& hear) about the nonsense customers put up with on the ground. I'm sure he's genuinely taking feedback on board. Good stuff.

Really surprised to hear that they're not going to go with your 20 numbered & signed copies, to be distributed free idea tho'...

BH

Posted on: 2009/3/5 4:41
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