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Re: Alan Lee UK Beren and Lúthien book signings
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Very true. I agree. Though I always imagined Tevildo much larger lol.

Here's hoping Christopher Tolkien does a similar release of The Fall of Gondolin. I would love to see Alan Lee's rendering of the seven gates. I always loved that story a lot; and it's been my favourite since I read the lay in HOME.

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Re: Alan Lee UK Beren and Lúthien book signings
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Looks quite nice. Glad that we didn't get a Chinese print (although we don't actually know where is is printed -- the answer "no" to China was less than informative). There are no signs of any of the features that marred Kullervo, though.

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Right - the slipcase opening is an actual curve and the spine titling is centered! Did anyone end up with a Kullervo with centered spine titling? The half-dozen I've personally examined all have left-of-centeritis.

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Karl wrote:
Right - the slipcase opening is an actual curve and the spine titling is centered! Did anyone end up with a Kullervo with centered spine titling? The half-dozen I've personally examined all have left-of-centeritis.


The three that I have seen all had off-centre titling to slightly varying degrees. I wouldn't rule out there being a copy out there where the printer/binder actually managed to get it right by accident, but I expect that copy will have the text bound in upside-down or some other fault...

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A bit more info about the content here:

https://www.reddit.com/r/tolkienfans/c ... _beren_and_luthien_today/

I believe it is - as expected - more a repackaging than anything especially new (other than the art).

Screenshot from the "Look Inside" at Amazon

https://www.amazon.com/Beren-Lúthien-J-R-R-Tolkien/dp/1328791823/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1495849370&sr=8-1&keywords=beren+and+luthien

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