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By Jlong

Signed LotR to be Auctioned Off

Jan 21, 2013 - in Collector's Marketplace
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PRINTED BOOKS & MAPS
TRAVEL, TOPOGRAPHY & NATURAL HISTORY
HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS, BRITISH & WORLD STAMPS
FINE BINDINGS, SCIENCE & COOKERY
THE RAYNER UNWIN COLLECTION OF 20TH C. AUTHORS
CHILDREN'S BOOKS ILLUSTRATED IN AUTOLITHOGRAPHY

Wednesday 30 January 2013
Lots 1-713 commencing at 11am
Viewing Tuesday 29 January, 9am-7pm and morning of sale

Lot 512 Tolkien (J.R.R.). The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,
1954; The Two Towers, 1954; The Return of the King, 1955, 1st eds., 1st
impressions, each signed by the author
Estimate £10,000-15,000


By Morgan

Re: Signed LotR to be Auctioned Off

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Such a good condition...I wish I had some +10k for this!


By laurel

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Jan 30, 2013 - in Collector's Marketplace
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Come on then- now that it's over did anyone go for any of the rayner Unwin books at dominic winters today.
There were some crackers. The signed Lott went for £24k plus 19% fees!

Other highlights included a uk proof silmarillion and a one off presentation copy to Rayner from Christopher - wow
That's not too mention 2 red Sils numbers 3&4 ,a number1 & no 3signed 87 hobbit, 2ted nasmith sils, and numerous other signed Tolkien books.
Also noticed a Hammond dedicated copy! Bet someone can remember that?
I have got some pics I will post when have chance.

A feast for sure and some nice prices to match.
Well done to anyone who won any.


Re: Signed LotR to be Auctioned Off

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Oh dear, I missed all of that... damn it. That all sounded terribly good. Was there a printed catalogue btw? But, ho hum, I'm sure they all went for silly money anyway, so who am I kidding thinking I could have bought any of it.

Please post pictures & prices if anyone has them.

BH
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Re: Signed LotR to be Auctioned Off

Jan 30, 2013 - in Collector's Marketplace
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Holy crap! Lot # 518!!!!!!!!!!! --that was a Silmarillion collectors dream. Everything you'd ever dreamed of all piled together in one auction! Totally mindblowing.

Damn, damn, & more damn.

BH
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