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Re: UK Book of Lost Tales (Part One), Hardcover 1st Printing
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My copy does not have this print error.

Posted on: 2011/10/7 11:58


Re: The Oxford Book of Greek Verse in Translation
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I have a 1942 edition (which has the same acknowledgement to Tolkien quoted by Beren) and states

First Published January 1938
Reprinted February 1938, April 1938
1942

That suggests (as Beren says) that 1944 would be at least a 5th printing.

Posted on: 2011/4/20 15:43


Re: Lucky finds
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Very impressive, laurel.

I have a matching Silmarillion but am still waiting (in vain, possibly) to find a matching Hobbit at a bargain price.

Posted on: 2011/3/22 14:41


Re: "Introduction to Elder Edda" by Tolkien?
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Someone's invention which does not exist, in my opinion. The Auden Taylor books are familiar to me and include items also covered by Tolkien in his Sigurd and Gudrun but Tolkien's versions have never been published until recently.

Posted on: 2011/3/6 8:20


Princess Hobbit Artwork
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I bought fairly recently on ebay a piece of the original artwork from which two of the illustrations in the serialisation of the Hobbit in Princess magazine were printed.

One shows Gollum chasing Bilbo (you can see the picture on Deagol's site under his article) and the other shows Bilbo with 4 dwarves.

I was contacted out of the blue by an ebay member, mrpottersbooks, from USA asking if i would sell it on to him as he was trying to buy them for a donation to Marquette University.

I have declined (perhaps selfishly) at least for the moment as I am only just basking in the (limited) glory of having this unique item in my hands.

I have referred him to this forum however as a potential source of other owners as I remember some other examples being sold a few years back on ebay.

Posted on: 2011/2/6 9:34



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