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Sep 30
2022/9/30 18:58:49 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Ya, I see what you're saying. It just seems difficult to confirm how many he actually has.
Oct 3
2022/10/3 11:13:55 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
It would be useful to know what was redacted so I could take a black pen to my copy and make a quick buck...
Oct 3
2022/10/3 13:31:56 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
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Tree and Leaf - Signed by J. R. R. Tolkien
Tolkien, J. R. R.
31316263563
(Hardcover)
$2676.45
Availability: OutOfStock


Here we go again with the "signed" LOL
Oct 3
2022/10/3 13:41:47 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Not sure which expert they got for this, but looks like they might have been scammed.

This Signed, First Edition, fifth impression hardback was published in the UK by George Allen & Unwin in 1971. The author has signed the title page in black ink, with subscript. This being this bookshop's first signed Tolkien book, we obtained in September 2022 an expert and independent valuation which has confirmed that this copy has indeed a genuine autograph by the author. By contrast, Tolkien's signature appears in facsimile on the title page of the first printing of the First Edition.
Oct 3
2022/10/3 13:45:20 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia

Trotter wrote:

Not sure which expert they got for this, but looks like they might have been scammed.

This Signed, First Edition, fifth impression hardback was published in the UK by George Allen & Unwin in 1971. The author has signed the title page in black ink, with subscript. This being this bookshop's first signed Tolkien book, we obtained in September 2022 an expert and independent valuation which has confirmed that this copy has indeed a genuine autograph by the author. By contrast, Tolkien's signature appears in facsimile on the title page of the first printing of the First Edition.

Yes, very sad. I have sent them an email. Hopefully they will listen to me.
Oct 3
2022/10/3 14:03:35 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
It has been removed from sale.
Oct 3
2022/10/3 14:09:24 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia

Trotter wrote:

It has been removed from sale.

Well, they didn't reply, but my email must've worked.
Oct 3
2022/10/3 16:44:35 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Seller: jashbys
(621)
Ends 2022/12/1 21:09:46
Buy-It-Now:
£600.00
Submitted by: Mr. Underhill


You can get the complete set of 3 from this seller for the low low price of close to $1000
Oct 3
2022/10/3 17:40:53 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
At this rate I think I'll never find a third volume at reasonable price...should I invest in the french version?
Oct 4
2022/10/4 17:13:31 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Dropping this here because the asking price is truly a wonder, but I hadn't seen the pin before so I wanted to note it down.

Seller: oxxbridgegalleries
(14247)
Ended Oct 13, 2022
Buy-It-Now:
$179.00
Submitted by: Urulókë
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