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Re: Interesting eBay Auctions
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I have a copy of Leeds University Verse - paid a lot of money for it, many years ago (though nothing like £1999). Mine's in better condition than the one for sale here - that one looks faded.

Mind you; I've also bought several items very cheaply over the years; so I'm happy that it all works out in the end.


Posted on: 2012/9/10 9:59


Re: Interesting eBay Auctions
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This vendor has two first edition Hobbits - here's a link to one of them:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/TOLKIEN-THE-H ... tible&hash=item1c2b380bbf

Part of the rather over-excited spiel runs:

"The endpapers (maps) have been removed. It has no flaws to mention. The pages are bright and all present – including the two pages of advertisements - a flawless copy! "

Now, while I don't want an irate vendor to come running in here, flinging monkey-poo - - I do have a question: how can a 1st ed. Hobbit with the maps removed be a flawless copy? oh, and how come he's asking such silly prices?




Posted on: 2012/9/10 10:22


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As a matter of interest has anyone got a copy of this verses book already?

I have now

Posted on: 2012/9/12 6:33


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Congrats. 1,020.00 GBP ($1,638.43)

Too rich for my blood.

Posted on: 2012/9/12 8:53


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well done trotter
i had a feeling you may go for it
suprised didnt go for more.
What are you missing now?

Posted on: 2012/9/12 9:51



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