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Mar 14, 2012 - in Collector's Marketplace (edited)
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Actually, I've no clue as to whether some might view this as a "Wonders" item. Anyway, in flagrant breach of copyright I would suggest...

Tolkien Hobbit THROR'S MAP lord of the rings lotr
Replica Hand-drawn on Vellum - 325mm x 255mm to hang

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Return of the King 1/1, dustwrapper has almost no tanning, no reserve

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Tolkien-Ret ... m2a1b126961#ht_500wt_1415



By garm

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Large print CoH for those who need it. (I already have one)

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/The-Childre ... ction&hash=item27c4c79608






By Jlong

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I like this thread. Here are a few I've found:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/330700645595? ... _trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649

This one doesn't come up on eBay too often.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/290683290067? ... _trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649

I think this is a decent price, but the rest of you would probably know better.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/251016773126? ... _trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649

Very rough condition.







By laurel

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Re the Return of king mentioend above by Son of Dolf I have just noticed it has no front flap.

Did all the second impression wrappers have this stated on spine? ie is it possible (not saying they have of course) that this could be a second impression wrapper on first impression book?


By Deagol

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It looks like a 1st Impression, 2nd State jacket. My notes on the A&U correspondence files don't indicate more than one print run of the 2nd Impression jacket and this had the impression number on the spine.
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It's been a long, long time since someone successfully sold a complete 1st/1st HoME set on eBay. Andy housed these in some nice DM slipcases too. Price no great surprise, but interesting to note.

The History of Middle-Earth by JRR Tolkien 1983-1996 all 12 books 1sts UK Fine (Winning bid: £1,350.00)
Wonderful set in fine or near fine condition slipcased

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As you say, worth noting. I believe he has been slowly dropping the price for a while; I certainly saw them at £1,500 before the latest £1,350 listing.

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I think (without searching finished auctions) it was listed at about £1650, perhaps a couple of time (maybe more), before he dropped the price; again it might have listed a couple of times.

I think, pretty consistently (again without looking thro' notebooks etc), for the past ten years (on eBay that is) prices for full sets have remained fairly static. On open auctions (sometimes with reserves) bidding has always climbed quite quickly to £1000, before petering out. The price realised feels pretty right.

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J. R. R. Tolkien - Sir Gawain and the Green Knight - 1925 1st orig DJ Oxford HB

£250.00 (1 Bid)

End Date: Wednesday Mar-21-2012 20:26:27 GMT


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