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Re: The Wonders of eBay
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Pretty sure this is the same copy as discussed a few pages back (pgs 81-83). Of course, you could "but it now" on Abebooks for £695...

J.R.R .Tolkien, The Silmarillion, 1st/ 1st, signed by Christopher Tolkien (Buy-It-Now £750)

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If these prices continue to be in fashion I could likely add the 1st/1st Silmarillion I bought for £20 to our thread on "lucky finds".



Edit: Well, always read the small prints - a signed copy is of course a whole different league!

Posted on: 2012/2/2 12:57

Edited by Morgan on 2012/2/2 13:14:44


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Only ever bargains from this particular vendor. Still, making these books available is a great service to the fan base.:)

(ducks)

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Re: The Wonders of eBay
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When you first typed that Morgan I wondered what you were talking about!

Yip, £750 would have been a little steep for just a plain old First Edition. It's still steep for a book that was bought for £268; assuming this is the same copy. That price, in itself, was pretty high for eBay, based on previous auctions. But, you could make an offer...

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If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.

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