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The Wonders of...

Feb 16, 2009 (edited)
2009/2/16 19:25:52 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia

Having just spent a lot of money on what I think is a rare item, eBay often comes up trumps with what can only be described as What????

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Nov 1, 2018
2018/11/1 22:05:51 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Seller: rickbes (904)
Ended Nov 8, 2018
£5.00
[0 Bids]
The condition of this book is...

eBay Item #153242110411

... incredible!
Nov 2, 2018
2018/11/2 0:01:27 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
It made me laugh to see the all caps bare minimum description, yet they still put the thought into getting the accent right.
Nov 10, 2018
2018/11/10 8:48:30 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Seller: peverell_books (1445)
Ended Nov 25, 2018
Buy-It-Now:
$399.95
Nov 10, 2018
2018/11/10 20:22:53 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
And the most common book club printings to boot... that is a good one!
Nov 12, 2018
2018/11/12 6:38:49 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Seller: odeo-au (154603)
Ended Mar 2, 2019
Buy-It-Now:
AU $5.00
Nov 12, 2018 (edited)
2018/11/12 19:05:17 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Seller: cricket150262 (881)
Ended Nov 19, 2018
£50.00
[0 Bids]
Is this signed by Christopher Tolkien? No. It might be signed by someone called Chris. Maybe. Worth putting all that in the listing though, just to be sure...

eBay Item #283256772474

EDIT: Previously titled The Silmarillion By J R R Tolkien 1st Ed 1977 Signed By Chris Tolkien.?; including blurb about not being able to say if the Chris in question is "Chris Tolkien". Now amended.
Nov 12, 2018
2018/11/12 19:10:21 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Khamûl:
That's not Christopher Tolkien's signature. It's not even that clear the signature says Chris.
cricket150262:
That's why I said I couldn't validate signiture still a cheap book compared for that edition with some others the same on eBay
Khamûl:
Why mention it then? You'd be as well adding that you don't think it's signed by his father.
cricket150262:
What's your problem I said I couldn't validate signiture get a life

Nov 12, 2018
2018/11/12 19:40:54 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Well thumbs up from me badgering the seller into updating the listing at least!
Nov 17, 2018
2018/11/17 18:12:24 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Seller: dursrudyauctions (1063)
Ended Jan 11, 2019
Buy-It-Now:
$1,400.00
Nov 20, 2018
2018/11/20 2:46:50 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Seller: gabriellez0 (48)
Ended Dec 22, 2018
Buy-It-Now:
$400.00
eBay Item #123490611984

"I have tried to deceive the item as best I can". ROFL - Freudian slip?

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