Adapting Tolkien
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Apr 19
2021/4/19 10:50:09 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Looks like one of the facsimile signatures. George Allen and Unwin published a few of these facsimile signature editions - although I’m not sure I’ve ever seen one in Smith.
Apr 19
2021/4/19 11:07:22 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
This has been for sale for months
No provenance and irrespective concerns over signature
Apr 19
2021/4/19 14:04:34 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
It looks like a very poor attempt to copy this signature:

Seller: the-mad-librarian
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Submitted by: Aelfwine
Apr 19
2021/4/19 14:09:01 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
It looks to me like someone has tried to make a 'stamp' of Tolkien's signature which they have then applied to the book.
Apr 19
2021/4/19 14:21:25 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Of course the dust-jacket is nearly complete, shame it is a 14th impression jacket from 1963,
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Submitted by: Trotter
Apr 19
2021/4/19 17:57:20 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
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...the photo shows the book for sale...

Uh.
Apr 19
2021/4/19 17:59:54 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia

Khamûl wrote:

Seller: jrwestcotts
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Submitted by: Khamûl


...the photo shows the book for sale...

Uh.

I actually LOL'd
Apr 19
2021/4/19 19:11:46 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
The Samarillion? I haven't read it before. Is it an account of the Elder Days written by a Gamgee?
Apr 19
2021/4/19 20:12:45 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia

Faramond wrote:

The Samarillion? I haven't read it before. Is it an account of the Elder Days written by a Gamgee?

I found a picture of the author...

Apr 19
2021/4/19 21:24:17 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Oh is that from the Amerzoom film where he was played by Christopher Lloyd?

Urulókë wrote:

Faramond wrote:

The Samarillion? I haven't read it before. Is it an account of the Elder Days written by a Gamgee?

I found a picture of the author...

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