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Post pictures of your Collection

Aug 4, 2013 (edited)

I have had a bit of success with UK Hobbits recently

Every impression from the 3rd Printing of 1942 to the 24th (10th Impression of the 3rd Edition in 1975), apart from one

I only collect Hobbits with Dust-Jackets and they have to be not priced clipped, hence why no 1st or 2nd Printings, a small number of editions (three) need to be replaced because they do not fit my criteria.

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Aug 27, 2013
laurel wrote
Just catching up on threads since sunning myself on hols. Nice set Trotter - very strict criteria but some good looking wrappers

Is it an original Children's club wrapper ? If so that's good been after one for a while myself

Was thinking ? What about a thread on 'showing off your books/collection? I love seeing other people's books and maybe your photo could start it ? We have heard a lot about prized books in the past but would be great to have some photos all in one place if we think a good idea would one of you clearer people transfer it into a new thread ?


No, the cover of the Children's edition is a facsimile
Aug 31, 2013
I also would love to have a glimpse of your collections. While I'm at the beginning of this journey, you guys have such great collections, so please let me see them.
Aug 31, 2013
I will try to get some photos up myself soon (in the process of reorganizing, things are very much out of place at the moment).

In the meantime, you will likely enjoy this over on the Tolkien Library:

http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/collecting/collectors/collectors.htm
Aug 31, 2013
Urulöké,

I forgot about all these.

I can't believe how many books Andrew fits on those shelves!

Neil, I like the "Uncommon magazines, journals and offprints" picture--very nice stuff.

Jeremy, I really like those bookcases.

Pieter's collection makes everyone jealous.
Sep 1, 2013
Ok here are a few photos from me.

The first are two of my favourites. Beowulf not because it is especially rare as you can buy on abe (if have the funds) but because it was a real bargain £125. Had to have some stickers removed but it has come up a treat & camshell adds to it i think.

The second is Devils. Ironically this was one of my very early purchases and i have never seen one for sale since. My copy was alledgedly kept in a safe since purchase in the 40's and this could be true as condition for such a flimsy booklet is excellent. Whether there is any truth in it bringing to life Balrog I am not sure but a facinating read.

The final photo is part of my collection. The HOME & other reference books are elsewhere.

Will snap some more when get around to it

Enjoy

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Sep 1, 2013

Jlong wrote:
Urulöké,

I forgot about all these.

I can't believe how many books Andrew (Trotter) fits on those shelves!

Neil (Deagol), I like the "Uncommon magazines, journals and offprints" picture--very nice stuff.

Jeremy (Urulöké), I really like those bookcases.

Pieter's (Beren)collection makes everyone jealous.


Need to update my profile on the Tolkien Library, lots more books and bookcases since then
Sep 1, 2013
Some of my shelves.

- wellinghall

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Sep 1, 2013
And some of my "specials".

- wellinghall

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Sep 1, 2013
Very nice Wellinghall and some real rare ones
You have the 1925 booklet to match my Devils ! well done

What is the bound Silmarillion ? Signed?
Sep 1, 2013
Laurel & Wellinghall,

Nice pics!
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