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Re: New eBay listings submitted
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Posted on: 2014/9/1 3:09


Re: New eBay listings submitted
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There is a hardback copy of "On Fairie Stories" in this lot, which may be of interest to someone.

eBay Item #171442364109

Posted on: 2014/8/31 14:38


Re: eBay listings submitted on Aug 29
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TCG Bot wrote:
[ebayblock=171436671192][/ebayblock]


The interesting thing about this edition of the Silmarillion is that there was a balls-up during production and the foreword is photo-offset (to the absolute worst standard I have ever seen on any edition of any book, ever). So the Deluxe edition printing is horrible compared to contemporary "standard" editions.

I also had to return two copies to Amazon because the quarter binding was completely misaligned. Third time was passable (just). I like the quarter black leather editions a lot, but - by God - the Silmarillion was an absolute mess.

And the slipcases ain't leather. they are plastic.

Decent enough price for all three books, mind.

Posted on: 2014/8/31 3:21


Re: The Wonders of...
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Every time I see this listing it annoys me. I know the 1978 Guild Editions take "hideous faux leather" to new levels, but the artistically non-matching and irrelevant facsimile Dust Jacket just serves to make matters worse. Two quid book at best.

http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/BookD ... s%3Dt%26amp%3Btn%3Dhobbit

Posted on: 2014/8/28 18:36


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eBay Item #301294457078


[Edit: The price changed downward by two orders of magnitude, so presumably was a listing mistake]

Posted on: 2014/8/28 0:00

Edited by Stu on 2014/9/2 15:50:01



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