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Re: Recommendations for Tolkien facsimile dust jackets
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Having dealt with Mark Terry at Facsimile Dust Jackets L.L.C. I would recommend him if he has the jacket(s) your after. It might be worth enquiring if you don't see the DJ you're after though, as Mark has only a fraction of his scanned jackets up on his site. The last time I emailed him I think he said he had about 35,000-40,000 scanned jackets & only about 8,000-10,000 listed online. He travels the world in search of the best examples to scan, so I've no doubt, if we're talking Tolkien, he's scanned some of the best examples surviving.

I've no real idea of the technical quality of his reproductions (he went into a lot of detail regarding paper stock & scanning & printing technology), but the one I received was excellent. Also worth noting is that his facsimile jackets are marked as such; so they'll not be mistaken for well preserved originals. I liked that he did that, & had done for the very beginning.

BH

Posted on: 6/29 2:12:05
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Re: Going out of business sale
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Although you'd already said (to me), it's still a little sad to hear this Steve. Good luck with the sale anyway; better to not let it drag on, as you say, if it's no fun (&/or profitable) anymore.

I hope you have more fun in the future with just collecting!

BH

Posted on: 6/24 12:23:06

Edited by Khamûl on 2014/6/24 13:41:25
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Re: New Book Releases
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What's this in the post? Not the usual internal Speedyhen packaging...

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Posted on: 6/18 14:36:33
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Re: The Wonders of...
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Posted on: 6/17 0:52:57
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Re: The Wonders of...
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Trotter, it did sell: see image below.

Urulöké, do you not think decently priced copies will start to reappear on the market though?

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Posted on: 6/16 12:20:05
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