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Re: UK HOME Hardback Reissues
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Beren on tolkienlibrary.com

Many collectors are waiting for the release of the hardback History of Middle-earth series. Originally the books were planned to be released on 4 March 2010, but this has been delayed. The republication of the History of Middle-earth series is now planned to coincide with the relaunch of the Tolkien website, www.tolkien.co.uk. So, the books will be available from 7 April. Also the publication of the limited edition poster of Oliphaunt will be delayed to the 7th of April. We can except interviews and other special features on this new site.


Yet another redesign for the woeful www.tolkien.co.uk, the site has a cycle of redesigns then gets completely ignored by HarperCollins until the next redesign. I think that they are better off selling through Amazon and posting interviews and articles on tolkienlibrary.com.

Posted on: 2010/3/23 22:43


Re: UK HOME Hardback Reissues
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Big changes so far on tolkien.co.uk, they have added the Paperback version of The Legend of Sigurd & Gudrun and have some unavailable items

They should get a test server and not do this on the live server.

It also looks like they are only selling these books through www.tolkien.co.uk and not through any other avenue including Amazon, but still no date for availability.

http://www.tolkien.co.uk/Pages/Produc ... =9780007365302&from=HC-UK

Amazon currently shows this item for all the books

"Currently unavailable.
We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock."

Sadly it looks like no Amazon orders for these books

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Posted on: 2010/4/7 10:25


Re: UK HOME Hardback Reissues
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The new version of www.tolkien.co.uk is now live, first impressions are that it is a big improvement on the old site.

They now seem to be selling all the UK books with international shipping, are doing a 3 for 2 deal even on Super Deluxe copies, and it is the only place to buy the print on demand books (History of Middle Earth hardbacks).

Posted on: 2010/4/12 23:29


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Miles better. The only fault so far is it encourages more spending!

Posted on: 2010/4/12 23:51


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POD only for the new HoME? Oh dear. This means it's likely I'll never be able to justify the cost of the set. I'd planned on being able to shop around for discounted prices, but at £40 a pop...it's a bit much, really.

Posted on: 2010/4/13 15:37
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