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Re: Collector burnout discussion
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Now, help me come up with an excuse/explanation for that 1982 Super Deluxe Silmarillion I need to buy!

Try finding a signed one though! I'm seriously looking at acquiring a copy (& getting my excuses ready!)... anyone selling?

BH

Posted on: 2008/4/25 14:51
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Re: The Adventures of Tom Bombadil
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Exactly the same as the sticker on my Silmarillion Trotter!

BH

Posted on: 2008/4/24 5:09
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Re: J. R. R. Tolkien Books
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If they are all 2nd(edition)/2nd(impressions) then they might attract a bit of interest from the more obsessive collectors out there (last impressions Tolkien had a hand in.) They'll still attract interest from the general collector if in good nick though. Might get between £50-£100 on eBay if just VG/VG. Mabey higher if excellent examples i.e. F/F.

I'm no expert though; mabey wait see what others estimate...

BH

Posted on: 2008/4/20 14:05
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Re: #1 Super Deluxe Children of Hurin for sale
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Come on then -where did you get it?

On the matter of low numbered De Luxe's. There had been some discussion at publication time about #1 and #2 going to CJRT and AL. But ?thekerosinkid (eBayer; can't remember the exact eBay ID) stated he was a family member, and was selling an unnumbered copy! It went for £400.

This doesn't affect your prized #1 wellinghall, but if this story is to believed, family/estate copies were probably unnumbered.

BH

Posted on: 2008/4/20 8:10
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Re: History of Middle Earth
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Burnout for the Tolkien Collector?! A very worthy topic for discussion in a new thread I feel...

BH

Posted on: 2008/4/18 6:24
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