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Rosary_Boy

master brummie
anyone know where u can buy the original books the first book not the reprints which I think are abit of poor quality in photos
any help please, am looking for the Saltley, Duddestion, Nechells one

thanks
 

pjmburns

master brummie
There are quite a number of sites with these books for sale but I wouldn't know if they were originals or not.
 

Phil

Retired Layabout
Janice

The problem is as 2001 was the first publication Rosary Boy will need to find one with that date as the only date on the fly leaf of the book unlike my own in the example I have attached which is obviously a 2006 edition. The problem is he might pay extra for a first edition.

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landcrab9

knowlegable brummie
Look up Brewin books and Alton Douglas, his books are excellent, photographs stunning. I have every one of them and refer to them constantly.
Good luck,
Bryan.
 

Phil

Retired Layabout
Rosaryboy

In addition to what I have said before, I believe the actual ISBN number for the first edition book you are looking for is,

ISBN:9780752422794
 

Rosary_Boy

master brummie
Janice

The problem is as 2001 was the first publication Rosary Boy will need to find one with that date as the only date on the fly leaf of the book unlike my own in the example I have attached which is obviously a 2006 edition. The problem is he might pay extra for a first edition.

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yeah the reprint books the photos are not as good so its the original first copy I collect lol
 

Rosary_Boy

master brummie
Rosaryboy

In addition to what I have said before, I believe the actual ISBN number for the first edition book you are looking for is,

ISBN:9780752422794
Thanks phil is this the Saltley, Duddestion, Nechells first copy book?
 

Rosary_Boy

master brummie
rsz_dsc00786.jpgrsz_dsc00786.jpg these are the original books with red round the front cover, so if anyone has IMAGES OF ENGLAND,
Saltley, Duddestion, Nechells to sell let me know please
 

sospiri

Ex-pat Brummie
Rosary Boy,

In these days of "print on demand", it's all done electronically and there shouldn't be any difference in quality. This should apply to any book first published in the 21st century and probably the last two years of the 20th century.

Maurice
 

Rosary_Boy

master brummie
Rosary Boy,

In these days of "print on demand", it's all done electronically and there shouldn't be any difference in quality. This should apply to any book first published in the 21st century and probably the last two years of the 20th century.

Maurice
yes the reprint book the photos are not clear like the ones in the original first copy books
so am looking for the first copy with red round front cover
 

Phil

Retired Layabout
Rosary boy

I have a 2002 reprint of the Moseley Balsall Heath and Highgate Images of England book that was originally published in 1996 and this has a red rim to the title plate. Though as you say all the rest of my booked with the red rim are first editions.
 

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Rosary_Boy

master brummie
Rosary boy

I have a 2002 reprint of the Moseley Balsall Heath and Highgate Images of England book that was originally published in 1996 and this has a red rim to the title plate. Though as you say all the rest of my booked with the red rim are first editions.
yes these are the originals a lot u can buy on ebay, but its the saltley one am looking for as am from Saltley
 

Phil

Retired Layabout
yes these are the originals a lot u can buy on ebay, but its the saltley one am looking for as am from Saltley
No what I am saying is that the copy of the book I have is not an original as it was reprinted in 2002 when the original was published in 1996 yet it still has the red edge on the front cover. So your theory about having that red edge does not hold true. The only way to tell a first edition is by looking at the published date on the fly leaf. If it only has the first published year then it is an original.
 
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