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Re: Proof copies of all three LOTR volumes for auction
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I have added a few notes in a comment to the article - mostly based on information from the A&U archive.

Posted on: 2007/10/11 15:57
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Re: Helm's Deep artwork identification help needed
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It sounds like Tolkien's own illustration. This first appeared in the British Tolkien calendar for 1977

Posted on: 2007/9/20 12:26


Re: Illustrated Silmarillions
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There is an illustrated German translation - published in 1978 I think.

Posted on: 2007/9/12 23:20


Re: Lord of the Rings - Help!
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Rats, there goes another theory!
Thanks anyway.

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Re: Lord of the Rings - Help!
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Remy - Thanks for the info.

I have another question I would appreciate some assistance with:

Sometime in 1973-74 Allen & Unwin started to laminate the dustwrappers on the 3 volume hardback LotR to produce a harder wearing gloss finish.

FR - TT - RK

I am trying to find out when the lamination was introduced, so would appreciate hearing if anybody has some copies dating from 73-74. The lamination is easily spotted on the flaps of the jacket - sometimes it covers half of the flaps, sometimes just a few mm. It may have been introduced a little later for the Fellowship than for the other two volumes.

Posted on: 2007/9/5 13:18



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