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Re: Michael Tolkien Books
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There are three or four other loose sheets, one full A4 running to both sides. I only posted this jotting because (although obviously not) it looks vaguely Tolkien-esque in style. However, it clearly isn't Michael's handwriting; & the notes are not in the copy marked as (possibly) from Christopher. Although the other copy is also a Michael bookplate copy. Garm, the books are just the two in the eBay listing...

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Posted on: 2011/1/15 15:30
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Re: Michael Tolkien Books
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Fascinating - and, no! I didn't see the listing... (goshdarn it). What other books did you buy, may I ask?

As for the bookplate - I guess the monogram could read 'C.J.R.T. ' - though I've never seen one like it.

I have a couple of examples of Michael Hilary's handwriting. They don't look like the jottings you've shown here. Whose are they? I don't know. possibly Christopher's? Or possibly the jottings of Michael George Tolkien, JRRT's grandson? As I say; fascinating stuff!

Posted on: 2011/1/15 14:45


Re: At It Again [eBay fakes]
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OMG

(do you know, I've never before in my life written OMG ? Never had to, till now.)

Blimey!

Posted on: 2011/1/15 14:27


Re: Print On Demand-edition of Songs for the Philologists?
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betascript publishing are famous for making books from wikipedia articles... this book has nothing to do with Tolkien's Songs for the Philologists and all companies that make, print and sell books like this should be banned from amazon and abebooks.

Posted on: 2011/1/15 9:53


Print On Demand-edition of Songs for the Philologists?
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http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/SearchResults?bi=0&bx=off&ds=30&sortby=2&tn=songs+for+the+philologists&x=77&y=11

Does anybody know more about this or does anybody have this print-on-demand book?

Posted on: 2011/1/15 7:22
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