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 Post subject: JRR Tolkien
PostPosted: Wed Mar 19, '08, 11:26 pm 
A 1937 first edition of JRR Tolkien's book, "The Hobbit", sold for a whopping sum, along with various other Tolkien items:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/7302101.stm


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, '08, 2:27 am 
Wow, and I thought my copy was old, (sometime in the 70's).

It'd be great to be able to say you own something like that, especially if you're a big fan of Tolkien, (who isn't?!) but I can think of a great many things I'd more readily drop a spare £60,000 on than a book I'd never dare to open for fear of it falling apart!


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, '08, 2:46 am 
1937? Wow, I didn't realize it was that old. I thought he published his books much later than that. I think my copy is also from the 70's, but I thought he first published sometime in the 50's.

I guess this would be the ultimate collection piece for a big Tolkien fan. I do like the man's work, but like Reno said, there are other things I'd rather spend that amount of money on.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, '08, 7:44 am 
I wish I knew where my book was...I wonder how old it is...XD It looks like it could be from the 30's XDDDDD


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 Post subject: Re: JRR Tolkien
PostPosted: Tue Jan 3, '23, 3:52 pm 
Today, January 03, 2023 is JRR Tolkien Day as it is also his Birthday! :cake:

https://nationaltoday.com/jrr-tolkien-day/


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 Post subject: Re: JRR Tolkien
PostPosted: Wed Jan 4, '23, 11:30 am 
Happy JRR Tolkien Day and "happy Birthday" to him ! One of my favorite writer.... :fiery: :cake:


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 Post subject: Re: JRR Tolkien
PostPosted: Sat Mar 25, '23, 4:50 pm 
March 25, 2023 is Tolkien reading day:

https://nationaltoday.com/tolkien-reading-day/

Been awhile since I read anything Tolkien. Love The Lord Of The Rings series.


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 Post subject: Re: JRR Tolkien
PostPosted: Sun Mar 26, '23, 12:48 pm 
Happy Tolkien reading day to everyone ! I'm one of his big fans :)


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 Post subject: Re: JRR Tolkien
PostPosted: Wed Jan 3, '24, 8:48 pm 
Today, January 03, 2024 is JRR Tolkien Day as it is also his Birthday! :cake:

https://videolibrarian.com/celebrating-jrr-tolkien-day/


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 Post subject: Re: JRR Tolkien
PostPosted: Thu Jan 4, '24, 12:14 pm 
To "him" : Happy JRR Tolkien Day ! :cake: :party: :proposetoast: What a great author !


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