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Re: A nice blog on collecting Tolkien books
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Fascinating stuff Garm. I think the 2002 limited editions would pretty much constitute one of my top three Tolkien editions, but those prices!!!

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Out of interest - - what would be the other two in your top three 'wish list'?

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On the subject of the Folio Editions, you may be interested in knowing that there was a Danish translation boxed set of Lord of the Rings also published in 1977 coinciding with the original Folio one which also used Fraser's drawings of Queen Margarethe's originals.

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Re: A nice blog on collecting Tolkien books
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Thanks very much for that, Gawain. I'd heard of this set, but I don't think I've seen a picture before.
I don't go in much for translations, myself. (that would take up a lot more room!)

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My top three wish-list (by which I guess I mean I don't have the funds for them) would be:

1) 1963 deluxe box-set with Pauline baynes art.
2) 1992 lotr green box-set signed by Alan Lee and limited to 250 copies
3) The deluxe folio editions

Yours?

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