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Re: Interesting eBay Auctions
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Another BookPeople Hobbit with the dj, for a good price:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/The-Hobbit- ... ction&hash=item58a2e4131c


Posted on: 2013/8/1 4:07


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Seller: kjc1987 (93)
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A sale for charity of a 1st/4th UK Hobbit (no dust-jacket), one bid at 99p at the moment

eBay Item #130961306532

Posted on: 2013/8/4 2:23

Edited by Urulöké on 2013/8/18 15:00:00


Re: Interesting eBay Auctions
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If you don't own this copy and live in the UK, then I highly recommend it.

eBay Item #130968630186

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I do not know this person or if this is actually from Tolkien's library, but I thought it was interesting enough to post here, though the item is not for sale on eBay: http://lasvegas.craigslist.org/clt/3961760723.html

This copy is similar to a copy the Tolkien Library has for sale, but that doesn't mean this other copy for sale is authentic: http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/tolkien-book-store/CLP0213.htm

I'm interested to see what you guys think...

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The stickers look okay to me - I have some items myself which have these. As Christina Scull said in her Tolkien Collector essay about this subject; having a label is a fair indication that an item came from Tolkien's library, but the absence of one doesn't mean it didn't!

I have a copy of the 'Losenger' offprint which,, it says here in a pencilled note, came from Tolkien's library. But that doesn't mean that he necessarily looked at this one, or handled it - he'd have been sent some copies to give to colleagues. I expect he might have had a small boxful of these offprints, judging by the amount I've seen for sale over the years.

Posted on: 2013/8/17 23:11



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