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The Old English Exodus
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I was watching this auction - it went for £300 + fees so in total £366!
Thats more than a rare Unfinished Tales !



461. Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Old English Exodus, first edition, edited by Joan Turville-Petre, ink inscription to endpaper, original boards, dust-jacket, price-clipped, a very good copy, 8vo, Oxford, 1981.

est. £200 – £300

Scarce.

Sold for £300
Sale 35903, 27th April 2012

Posted on: 2012/4/27 9:42


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strewth!

Is it all that uncommon? I mean, there were three thousand copies printed. I have two of 'em; where's all the rest?

Posted on: 2012/4/27 10:59


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WorldCat shows almost 600 known copies in libraries at this time. Assuming over the last thirty years many libraries purged their copies, I would venture a guess that most copies went straight to library collections, not to the collector market.

I rarely see these coming up for sale in nice shape (not ex-library). Doesn't mean it is a rare book, but it is scarce for collectors.

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Haven't seen a copy this cheap in a while (only good condition, though): $161.04

http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listin ... 017&sr=8-1&condition=used

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It looks like someone bought the copy. Was it anyone from TCG?

Posted on: 2012/5/12 12:26



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