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Aunt Dora Baggins
Half-elven


Apr 28 2007, 7:14pm


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DoN asked if I could post pictures of a book cover I made. I had bought "The Book of Weird" in the beat-up bin in a used book store. The paperback cover was torn and bent. I took it off and made a new cover of leather. I called it "Codex Mirificorum", which was my best bet at translating the title. I decided to make it as yummy as possible; a bibliophile's dream. I was thrilled with the way it came out. This was about 25 years ago. I've rebound other books, but this one is my favorite.


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"For DORA BAGGINS in memory of a LONG correspondence, with love from Bilbo; on a large wastebasket. Dora was Drogo's sister, and the eldest surviving female relative of Bilbo and Frodo; she was ninety-nine, and had written reams of good advice for more than half a century."
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Chance Meeting at Rivendell: a Tolkien Fanfic
and some other stuff I wrote...
leleni at hotmail dot com

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Subject User Time
Book cover Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Apr 28 2007, 7:14pm
    That is really beautiful! silneldor Send a private message to silneldor Apr 28 2007, 10:13pm
    I am thrilled by book binding Daughter of Nienna Send a private message to Daughter of Nienna Apr 29 2007, 6:37am
        I learned how from a book: Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Apr 30 2007, 4:23am
    That is really nice! dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn May 7 2007, 4:17am
        Thats amazing!!! Elven Send a private message to Elven May 12 2007, 12:58pm

 
 
 

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