Login

Or
Register Now


Already have an account?
Username:

Password:

Remember me

Lost Your Password?
Main Menu
Collector's Guide Table of Contents
Recent Visitors

Trotter
39 minutes ago

wellinghall
1 hour 52 minutes ago

Olav Myrstad
8 hours 22 minutes ago

Findegil
9 hours 48 minutes ago

Khamûl
13 hours 14 minutes ago

Onónion
1 day 1 hour 38 minutes ago

Urulöké
1 day 6 hours 40 minutes ago

Karl
1 day 7 hours 3 minutes ago
   All Posts (Deagol)


« 1 ... 72 73 74 (75) 76 77 78 79 »


Re: Tom Bombadil
Home away from home
Joined:
2006/6/4 4:17
From UK
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Posts: 402
Offline
I have put some pages together now, but I am still a little unsure about the post-1994 editions.

www.tolkienbooks.net/html/1974-1976_24.htm

Booksellers descriptions are proving to be most unreliable!

Posted on: 2006/8/13 4:27


Re: 1st Issue of Unfinished Tales
Home away from home
Joined:
2006/6/4 4:17
From UK
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Posts: 402
Offline
The ebay copy appears to have blue on the upper cover, so I'm inclined to think that the spine is just faded.

When I compiled the page at tolkienbooks.net I was careful to be uncommital about which variants would be the earliest. I think that the clipping of the text on page 234 may well be down to something becoming misaligned during the printing process then being corrected again - so it may not be as simple as 1st state/2nd state. You would need to find a proof or advance reading copy to be sure what the true first state is. Has anybody ever seen one for UT?

The jacket is even more contentious. I am not at all convinced that this is a real variant. I think that it is quite possible that it may be just a result of the fading of the blue ink - even on the front flap.

Posted on: 2006/8/13 4:08


Tom Bombadil [Les Aventures de Tom Bombadil]
Home away from home
Joined:
2006/6/4 4:17
From UK
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Posts: 402
Offline
Does anybody have a copy of Les Aventures de Tom Bombadil? This is the French translation of The Adventures of Tom Bombadil. It reproduces a couple of manuscript pages written by Tolkien giving variant versions of a couple of Elvish verses and an extract from the Council of Elrond.

I am trying to add details of miscellaneous writings and manuscripts by Tolkien to my bibliography and am having a little trouble getting the details of the various editions of this book straight.

Any help would be appreciated.

Deagol

Posted on: 2006/8/8 16:09

Edited by Khamul on 2011/10/1 13:58:39


Re: Signed Hobbit?
Home away from home
Joined:
2006/6/4 4:17
From UK
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Posts: 402
Offline
at least nobody go burned this time!

Posted on: 2006/8/8 15:53


Re: J.R.R. TOLKIEN SIGNED FARMER GILES OF HAM
Home away from home
Joined:
2006/6/4 4:17
From UK
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Posts: 402
Offline
Looking at the two signatures and inscriptions side by side I am inclined to think that the cureforcancers one is a copy of the David Miller one. The Miller signature looks ok to me.

Posted on: 2006/7/9 3:27



 Top
« 1 ... 72 73 74 (75) 76 77 78 79 »




© 2015 TolkienGuide.com and respective authors. Contact Us