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Re: The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth - on the cover
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The original claim was that it was (as far as the vendor knew) the first time that 'Beorhtnoth' appeared in print. Whether the word appeared on the cover of a book before or since is not in itself very significant. For one thing, the title is abbreviated - from 'The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son'.

As I've said in a previous post, one of my favourites is this -

http://www.tolkienbooks.net/php/details.php?reference=33420

- at only 300 copies, this one is actually rare.

Posted on: 2012/1/29 13:16


Re: The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth - on the cover
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Trotter wrote:

"I think this is probably correct, Essays and Studies(1953) does not mention the articles on the cover."

Hang on, I'll just get my copy... here we are; the contents are listed on the rear cover of the dustjacket, with 'The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son by JRR Tolkien' in first place.

Posted on: 2012/1/29 13:30


Re: The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth - on the cover
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Did not look at the back of my copy

Posted on: 2012/1/29 13:33


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got some of those somewhere... (the limited edition that is... you guys post too much too fast)

Posted on: 2012/1/29 13:38


Re: The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth - on the cover
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And this is why I asked the question - such an interesting discussion, and a reminder of a cool limited edition!

[Pay no mind to the sordid history leading up to this.....]

Posted on: 2012/1/29 13:44
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