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Aug 4, 2013 (edited)
2013/8/4 9:55:50 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia

I have had a bit of success with UK Hobbits recently

Every impression from the 3rd Printing of 1942 to the 24th (10th Impression of the 3rd Edition in 1975), apart from one

I only collect Hobbits with Dust-Jackets and they have to be not priced clipped, hence why no 1st or 2nd Printings, a small number of editions (three) need to be replaced because they do not fit my criteria.

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Sep 3, 2018
2018/9/3 19:21:46 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
The 1982 Super Deluxe, 1998 Super Deluxe, all the Guild/BCA Hbs, all the 1980's Unwin Pbs, sundry other Pbs (inc. Michael Tolkien's 1979 Unwin Pbs) are all elsewhere & not photographed; on other shelves or not shelved at all...
Sep 3, 2018
2018/9/3 19:42:48 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
At last, magnificent!!!
Sep 3, 2018
2018/9/3 19:56:11 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Hardly, they're laid out like a dog's breakfast currently; doesn't look great but is easier for reference like this.
Sep 3, 2018
2018/9/3 21:45:11 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
You are such a Silmarillion pest.
Sep 4, 2018
2018/9/4 14:15:35 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Some fantastic collections here. What does everyone do about daylight? I have my "best" behind doors but may be being neurotic?!
Sep 4, 2018
2018/9/4 14:41:32 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
The room I have most of my books in has the blind permanently down; so no direct light in the room at all never mind on book spines. If this isn't an option then turn those delicate spines around on the shelves.
Oct 13, 2018
2018/10/13 19:40:35 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
I've been working on this set for a long time and have just completed it, getting the 6th printing in the mail today (I've been really zeroed in on Hobbits lately!). I still need a couple variants (for 5th/7th printings) but essentially this a complete set of the second edition U.S. Hobbits. I love how these look without their jackets! So I hope you'll forgive me for showing them off

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Oct 13, 2018
2018/10/13 20:05:02 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Congratulations, Berelach
That's one small step for mankind, one giant leap for you.. :)))
Oct 14, 2018
2018/10/14 0:11:05 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Very nice Berelach!
Oct 14, 2018
2018/10/14 0:30:50 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Good work!
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