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Re: 1992 HarperCollins Illustrated LOTR Boxed Set
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Splendid. Out of interest, what criteria did you apply to determine this as being a different state of the standard HC set, rather than just a different boxed set all together (as per the distinct Ted Smart/Book People entries for LOTR paperback boxed sets in tolkiebbooks.net)?

Posted on: 11/23 15:17:40


Re: UK Deluxe Tales from the Perilous Realm [2008]
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I'm tending to think that a reprint is most likely. The "the_nile_au" auction still has 5 copies after 5 being sold (it just periodically increments back up to 5), so they must have had a minimum of 10 copies available, and most likely more.

Posted on: 11/23 13:53:15


Re: UK Deluxe Tales from the Perilous Realm
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Might have been reprinted (or might just be a few copies that have surfaced -- the auction had 5 copies available) ?

eBay Item #141481768835

Posted on: 11/23 0:58:28


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Khamûl wrote:
How can anyone really see how good that jacket is with the protective jacket cover? It might not be that good when you get it front of you. Either way, I think the price is stupidly high, given, as Stu says, the current market. I've got plenty in this kind of condition...

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Exactly right - The mylar cover should be well and truly off when taking pictures with the purpose of selling a book. All but the worst jackets look good once they have has a nice, shiny protector on them.

And lets be honest, out of the 250,000 (?) first printings of the Sil., there must still be quite a lot of them in as new condition. The key thing seems to just be to keep them away from UV.

Posted on: 11/21 14:59:39


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The Easton Press have released Beowulf, in case anyone is interested.

http://www.eastonpress.com/Books/prod/E42/BEOWULF_3006.aspx

Posted on: 11/21 3:16:24



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