Sorry, I completely forgot to send you my code while I was at work today. Anyway, no need to reinvent the wheel, and no need to do any scraping, as the Lorebook is just a mediawiki and hence you can use the standard Mediawiki API to do this. There should be a MW API implementation already out there in your language of choice. Then just use http://lorebook.lotro.com/api.php
as the API URL and read anything you want. I do also have some code that I wrote to parse the tooltip files from the Lorebook and create a CSV of all items w/ names, IDs, and stats, plus an extra text field with any proc effects. If this is useful I'll try my darnedest to remember next time at work, but I am a total scatterbrain.