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The Great Tales boxed set

Jun 13, 2018
2018/6/13 19:54:22 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia

Amazon (USA) has just put this up for pre-ordering - the three hardcover editions of The Children of Húrin, Beren and Lúthien, and The Fall of Gondolin in a boxed set presentation.

$75.00

https://amzn.to/2JH8xUg


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Jul 25, 2018
2018/7/25 21:56:04 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Having been traveling for business and pleasure last week, I wasn't able to follow closely this thread at the time. I do want to drop a small note here in response to the following:


Stu wrote:

I didn't actually say they should, did I (or that there was any harm)? You seem to like to reply to things that were never stated (on this and other threads). This isn't the HarperCollins or Tolkien-Estate fan club, so please don't expect it to be one.

I think the comments for and against a slipcased set in this thread are valid views for collectors to have, but I would prefer we not shift comments on those views to the people holding those views. I believe in the "other thread" that was just a misunderstanding caused by quirks of the site presentation of replies.
Jul 25, 2018
2018/7/25 23:09:12 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia

Urulöké wrote:
Having been traveling for business and pleasure last week, I wasn't able to follow closely this thread at the time. I do want to drop a small note here in response to the following:


Stu wrote:

I didn't actually say they should, did I (or that there was any harm)? You seem to like to reply to things that were never stated (on this and other threads). This isn't the HarperCollins or Tolkien-Estate fan club, so please don't expect it to be one.

I think the comments for and against a slipcased set in this thread are valid views for collectors to have, but I would prefer we not shift comments on those views to the people holding those views. I believe in the "other thread" that was just a misunderstanding caused by quirks of the site presentation of replies.

It's a fair cop, guv'nor
Sep 7, 2018
2018/9/7 3:29:27 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Did anyone else notice the CoH art has the reddish cast of the paperbacks?
Sep 14, 2018
2018/9/14 22:39:59 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Based on the 3 HMH hardbacks it will be a thinner box than the mockup.
Bruce
Oct 15, 2018
2018/10/15 16:53:00 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
For anyone interested in this USA boxed edition of The Great Tales set of three books, Amazon currently has it discounted to $46.39 pre-order price guarantee (list is $75).

https://amzn.to/2RRvrMY

Due to come out October 23rd.
Oct 15, 2018
2018/10/15 17:28:24 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
I have been informed by HC, that they will release a similar UK box-set in 2019.
Oct 15, 2018
2018/10/15 18:11:46 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Thanks Trotter, good to know!
Oct 23, 2018
2018/10/23 21:18:03 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
HMH edition came from Amazon US today...

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Oct 23, 2018
2018/10/23 22:18:35 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Looks a lot better than the mockups!
Oct 25, 2018
2018/10/25 3:20:24 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia

Urulöké wrote:
Looks a lot better than the mockups!

It does indeed, although it does showcase Alan Lee in all his glorious drabness.
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