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Deluxe edition Harpercollins completed collection?

Deluxe edition Harpercollins completed collection?

Jan 8, 2014

After the release of Unfinished Tales,HarperCollins publisher will release another book of this collection?

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Mar 20, 2014
Well, you now have an answer to this question. Beowulf will be the next (last?) deluxe edition.
Mar 20, 2014
This is great news. I am very excited with this new edition.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Beowulf-Trans ... her-Sellic/dp/0007590075/
Mar 20, 2014
All of the HarperCollins "Hardback Deluxe" editions are RRP £60, so the Amazon list price (for what it's worth) of £75 is slightly odd.

BH
Mar 21, 2014

Khamûl wrote:
All of the HarperCollins "Hardback Deluxe" editions are RRP £60, so the Amazon list price (for what it's worth) of £75 is slightly odd.

BH


Yeah, I saw that. I just assumed it was HC trying to fleece as much cash for the final edition. The GBP 60 editions of late have been available for about 35 (or that's what I paid for the last two, anyway), so one would assume a real price of 45 - 50 for this one. I won't be pre-ordering as (a) they never sell out quickly and (b) the price always drops AFTER the preorder guarantee expires. i.e. they drop the price below any of the preorder prices the day after it is released. I got UT and FoA from speedyhen.co.uk and was happy with price and shipping. Packing was on a par with book depository (i.e. rubbish).
Mar 21, 2014
John Garth has some more information and a picture of the front cover in his blog.

http://johngarth.wordpress.com/2014/0 ... ic-spell-to-be-published/
Mar 21, 2014
The standard version will have a lower price.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Beowulf-Trans ... TF8&qid=1395410956&sr=1-4

I think the de luxe edition could be signed, due that price.
Mar 21, 2014
John Garth's blog doesn't add anything that Pieter hasn't got up at TolkienLibrary: http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/press/1 ... commentary-by-tolkien.php (--for those who haven't read his news piece.)

£20 is also more than I'd expext for the standard Hb, tolkienbrasil. And, for £75, who are you imagining this will be signed by? The cover artist? Certainly not CT...

BH
Mar 21, 2014

tolkienbrasil wrote:
The standard version will have a lower price.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Beowulf-Trans ... TF8&qid=1395410956&sr=1-4

I think the de luxe edition could be signed, due that price.



It seems most unlikely that it would be signed, IMHO.
May 3, 2014
It is a very beatiful edition. Just waiting now...

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Jan 26, 2017
In tolkienbrasil's original post, are HoME (I, II, III), History of The Hobbit, Chronology and Guide, LOTR Reader's Companion just the traditional HC hardbacks...

http://www.tolkien.co.uk/product/9780 ... +History+of+Middle-earth+

http://www.tolkien.co.uk/product/9780 ... he+History+of+the+Hobbit+

http://www.tolkien.co.uk/product/9780 ... kien+Companion+and+Guide+

http://www.tolkien.co.uk/product/9780 ... ader%E2%80%99s+Companion+

...with the dust jackets removed? I didn't expect to see them in the "deluxe" line up as in the photo in the first post of the thread.

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