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Re: The Wonders of...
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Benefit of doubt? Come on Stu, you've seen this seller's other listings. The kindest thing than one could say is: he's just another bookseller who knows nothing (by his own admission) about what he's selling. None of this would matter if it weren't for that price. It's clearly a nod to the value of the 1996 edition.

BH

EDIT: He's also got a 1996 edition listed, so it's not like he can't compare the two:
eBay Item #141656503792

Posted on: 2015/5/4 9:04

Edited by Khamûl on 2015/5/4 10:31:52
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Re: The Wonders of...
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I can't decide if this is deception or stupidity of the highest order from 1973lee1973:
eBay Item #141656456501
Clearly this is 2010 Print-on-demand HarperCollins edition. One would expect a guy who's been selling Tolkien books on eBay for nearly a decade to spot this...

The generic description is also hysterically vague:
VERY SOUGHT AFTER AND COLLECTABLE
Hardback Edition of THE PEOPLES OF MIDDLE EARTH
(being book 12 in The History of Middle Earth)
rarely seen for sale
worthy of any collection
and an absolute must for any collector
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excellent condition, not price clipped, no inscriptions - see pics for further illustration of condition

I am selling all 12 books in the History Of Middle Earth series

would make an excellent addition to any collector / fans collection

worth much more than the asking price

low starting price, this value only likely to increase with the film release.

BH

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Posted on: 2015/5/3 14:37
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Re: The Wonders of...
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The Wonders of... Amazon.

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Posted on: 2015/5/3 13:30
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Re: Beowulf (2014) CT Signed
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Posted on: 2015/4/30 14:49
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Beowulf (2014) CT Signed
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Anyone have any evidence that Christopher signed bookplates for Beowulf?
http://www.abebooks.com/BEOWULF-Trans ... a=want_CM&cm_ite=readmore

I've asked the seller the appropriate questions. I await a reply & perhaps a scan of this "Tolkien" bookplate...

BH

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Posted on: 2015/4/26 7:03
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