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The Dialect of The Huddersfield District

Mar 26 (edited)
2019/3/26 8:47:59 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia

Given that we don't know what the Dust Jacket actually looked like (other than Perhaps Wayne who has seen one), I'm trying to make something plausible just to protect the spine of the book from UV on the shelf. I can figure out the correct size easily enough (as I know how wide the flaps were from shadowing on the endpapers).

Any suggestions, help, etc. welcomed

[Edit: It looked nothing whatsoever like my first musings, attached here! ]

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May 8 (edited)
2019/5/8 19:46:11 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Excellent find! looks like I need to get rid of the italics on the price, and then it'll be near enough!

I suspect there will be more of them out there. Probably mostly in West Yorkshire, waiting to be discovered.
May 8
2019/5/8 21:33:08 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Gawain, could I be cheeky and ask for a photo or scan of the upper cover for TolkienBooks.net?
May 8
2019/5/8 23:50:40 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Very nice!
May 9
2019/5/9 19:04:44 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Of course, Deagol. I intended to send you one as well as posting here and then forgot. I'll try both scanning and photo and PM you both.
May 9
2019/5/9 19:38:07 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
oops strike that I don't seem to be able to PM an image so I'm posting them here. The top corner is missing so message me back Deagol if you'd like me to scan or photo differently.

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May 9 (edited)
2019/5/9 23:59:06 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Corrected flap price positioning/font + adjusted positioning of offices downwards slightly based on new photo.

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May 10
2019/5/10 11:16:15 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Looks beautiful
May 10
2019/5/10 14:37:55 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Absolutely fantastic job Stu!
May 11
2019/5/11 9:16:17 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Thanks Gawain.
May 11
2019/5/11 17:51:29 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
No problem, Deagol. I'm delighted to see it on your website.
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