USD175,000 for a copy of The Hobbit

I have not blogged in ages but this item demanded a few minutes of my time to have it posted.

It is the most expensive book I have ever encountered! It is here in Or click the picture to enlarge.



  1. UNRELATED: Try tweeting a few words, instead of blogging a few paragraphs. :P

  2. Hmmm.. is it expensive literature or art?

  3. Melissa,
    I am not really a Tweeter. I don't think I can summarise my rumination into just 140 characters ;) which means I do ramble on more than necessary.

  4. KB,
    Both, definitely. But would his estate get anything out of such sale - most probably not right? Which is a shame.


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