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Re: Interesting eBay Auctions
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http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/J-R-R-TOLKI ... ks_UK&hash=item2570f1e07b

Looks a nice set and maybe get at a reasonable price. Worth a double check first impressions of this printing though


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If anyone is trying to assemble a set (as I was) --I have a spare 1974 TT (this is the 8th --not sure why you'd want this impression! ) & a 1973 (7th) RK.

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Khamul wrote:
If anyone is trying to assemble a set (as I was) --I have a spare 1974 TT (this is the 8th --not sure why you'd want this impression! ) & a 1973 (7th) RK.

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I must admit, with books like these that have no great significance, I don't tend to worry about the impression, it is more down to getting nice condition copies with that particular style of dust-jacket. I think I paid about a pound each. I paid a bit more to get the slipcased set with these wrappers.

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I've never seen a copy of The Hobbit like this re-cased, have you?

Re-cased: A book that has been glued back into its covers after having been shaken loose.

I don't think I'd ever buy this for this price, but I guess someone here might be interested.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/The-Hobbit-JR ... tible&hash=item231dedfd40




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That is not a very nice looking recasing, in my opinion. I'd rather someone did a custom binding rather than gluing old fabric down on random green boards...

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