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Re: 5 volume deluxe box set - pictures
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Photos of The Hobbit. I'm keeping the photos fairly small to avoid stretching the page, but if anyone wants to see anything in more detail, then just ask.

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Posted on: 2013/1/19 15:44


5 volume deluxe box set - pictures
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Over on the 'New releases' thread, I was asked for some pictures of HC's recent 5 volume box set of deluxe editions. Rather than clog up that thread, I'll add them here.

First batch is the complete box.

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Posted on: 2013/1/19 15:40


Re: New Book Releases
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Trotter wrote:

Description: This lavish gift box of Tolkien's seminal works comprises five deluxe slipcased editions - The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin, and Tales from the Perilous Realm. With an individual retail value of GBP340, this quintet represents a saving of GBP90, and only 100 sets have been made.


My mathematics is not very good, I can't reconcile £340-£90=£397.69


The text is from the HC website, where the box was listed at £250 full price - i.e. £90 cheaper than paying £340 for the individual books. Although, as the box appears to have been permanently discounted by 25%, the saving was even bigger.

Posted on: 2013/1/19 15:32


Re: New Book Releases
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Okay, a couple pictures hastily taken on my iPod (which has a terrible camera). I'll take some more pictures with a real camera in the next few days, but hopefully these will give some idea of what the set looks like.

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Posted on: 2013/1/15 16:51


Re: The Wonders of...
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Oh, and this.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/The-Hobbit-1966-Unwin-Books-J-R-R-Tolkien-/221178056092?pt=Fiction&hash=item337f3d4d9c

I think it's the picture of the spine bent back on itself that makes me want to pay £100.


Posted on: 2013/1/15 16:27



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