The Return of the King: Lord of the Rings, Book 3
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Jun 3
2021/6/3 1:11:08 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
I've poked around on the forum for a while but have not yet posted. However, I'm wondering if this is a true version of the Deluxe collection? The box does not seem to match the versions I have seen. Also the high printings (9th) do not seem correct.
Jun 3 (edited)
2021/6/3 1:21:12 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia

TCGBot wrote:

Seller: hrodenba
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$800.00
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Submitted by: Urulókë

That's an after-market slipcase (David Miller, I believe), not the original. This is not one of the 500 limited sets, which were 1st, 2nd, 1st, 1st impressions.

Edit. Value-wise it is worth the current Amazon price for the books and a few bucks for the slipcase. Nothing more.

Edit 2: Link to previous thread on the DM aftermarket slipcases https://www.tolkienguide.com/modules/n ... t_id=13958#forumpost13958
Jun 3
2021/6/3 23:00:32 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
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AU $71.00
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Submitted by: Druss
Jun 4
2021/6/4 3:20:27 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
I have never seen a copy of this blue jacketed Unfinished Tales...can you tell me something about it? It is beautiful...
Jun 4
2021/6/4 3:52:18 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Jun 4
2021/6/4 5:18:16 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia

Entshelm wrote:

I have never seen a copy of this blue jacketed Unfinished Tales...can you tell me something about it? It is beautiful...

The Purple 1992 edition is relatively uncommon, though they have probably come to market a little more often in recent years. Part of the problem is that the ISBN is shared with a more common edition, so they may be listed occasionally but they just get missed. I have a copy in the same "as new" condition as Trotter and it took me a few years to find. Then I stumbled upon a second copy when I wasn't really looking, which is how these things work.
Jun 4
2021/6/4 15:33:48 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Thank you! It is now on my list. I appreciate this site for the exposure to new materials and support of the people here.
Jun 5
2021/6/5 23:00:29 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
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Submitted by: Urulókë
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£45.99
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Submitted by: Urulókë
Jun 6
2021/6/6 23:00:29 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
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$296.10
Submitted by: Mr. Underhill
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Submitted by: Urulókë
Jun 7
2021/6/7 20:43:29 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
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Submitted by: Ligandil


12th impression.
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