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Re: Bookshelf arrangements
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Popular topic you got here loonka *chuckle*

I think sometimes when you put up a question relevant to every members book routine, a quick (minimum thought) answer isn't always possible --and so you sometimes don't get any response at all.

I have very few books sitting horizontally; I don't have too many doubled up either. The order & layout for me (presently) is about preserving condition e.g. most red (or anything close to red) are turned jacket spine in; some have facing books (irrelevant, non collection books) in front of them too. I have big books with big books; small with small. I tend to arrange by title; and by date within those categories. Although, all the recent deluxe styles are together for some reason. With the shelving courtesy of Ikea, some elements of arrangement are driven by how bowed the shelves are becoming too... & so one could rabbit on...

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Posted on: 2011/1/24 13:15
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Re: Dodgy Children of Hurin Bookplates on Ebay
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If one is going to get all pedantic (as I frequently do...) about chronological 'assembly' of these quasi-publication CoH states, then one would need to ask --why would anyone want a US deluxe copy with one of these bookplates?

The assembly of this 'state' (I use, or perhaps mis-use, this term loosely) post-dates the London (Waterstones) and NY (Barnes & Noble) events by several months. None of these copies, whether assembled as intended, or fraudulently assembled, occurred at publication time. Therefore, why the appeal in 'making' one, or buying one?

By all means, if you're a crook, peal one from a UK standard Hb, and re-stick it into a UK deluxe --at least that makes sense.

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Posted on: 2011/1/24 12:48
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Re: Value of 1981 Silmarillion?
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Like almost all standard, & therefore common, editions of The Silmarillion, these Guild copies aren't worth much; or at least it should be possible to pick up copies, theoretically, for as little as they are listed for on auction sites like eBay i.e. anywhere from £1/$1. I wouldn't personally pay any more than ~£10 for a copy; less for a later impression. As Urulókë states.

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Posted on: 2011/1/18 14:27
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Re: A real Tolkien letter?
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Yeh, you laugh it up boys!
You wouldn't have noticed, if it weren't for my pedantry, the letter in question was in fact a different letter, Trotter! *chuckle*

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Posted on: 2011/1/18 12:43
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Re: A real Tolkien letter?
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I don't want to be a pendant here (& I know there are some issues with posting comparison analysis of letters), but as a forum we need to post more images & less links (--or both!). Many links, particularly to eBay, expire; and, trawling through old threads, all one finds is comment(s) with no accompanying images. I've gone back into several threads (including this one) & posted images for future reference. Just a thought, Trotter...

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Posted on: 2011/1/17 14:38
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