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Re: Bibliomania
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Nigel Williams Rare Books was pretty well known; I didn't know Nigel at all, but probably emailed him once or twice. The name's sort of up there with Peter Harrington etc. --sad news.

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Posted on: 2011/3/3 12:01
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Re: Silmarillion [2004] Bookplate [CT & Nasmith]
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God damn, I meant John, not Ted!

Posted on: 2011/2/22 15:34
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Re: Silmarillion [2004] Bookplate [CT & Nasmith]
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Love your posts garm! Sounds like it was a great event; you couldn't even remember attending! *chuckle* --but, hold on, Alan & Ted might have been there too! Well, if I'd been to half as many Tolkien events as you, I'd probably forget who all had been there too. Anyway, I look forward to looking into TCG tomorrow; "Hold on!, I actually have one of these signed Silmarillions in my collection now that I think about it..." hehe...

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Re: Silmarillion bookplate
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The poster implies this was stuck in the book at the time: "and they placed them in the Simarillion books". This was published in 2004, which would contradict the information garm provided. Nice though...

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Posted on: 2011/2/22 13:53
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Re: The Adventures of Tom Bombadil
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Can't add much more than before, Trotter.

The Silmarillion 1977, 2nd imp. Distribution date unknown. Original (covered over) price: £4.95, as with all early Silmarillions.

Since GA&U regularly re-priced books (& this would have been fairly inexpensive), I can only assume that the use of this sticker (as mentioned previously) was to remove the presence of any price, without any thoughts of re-pricing i.e. for non-trade market.

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Posted on: 2011/2/20 4:52
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