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For Sale: Empire Of The Clouds book
« on: October 01, 2018, 01:52:47 am »
I just went into a local independent bookshop and saw Empire Of The Clouds by James Hamilton-Paterson going for 10 in a sale, which is a substantial improvement on the 25 retail price. It's the original, large hardback edition with five Lightnings on the cover and loads of illustrations inside, rather than the smaller paperback with a painting of a white Vulcan on the cover.

I've already got a copy, but I thought I'd get this one anyway and pass it on to anybody who wants it at cost, so that'll be 10 plus postage if you want it posting. Bear in mind that it's quite large and heavy, making the postage significant, so I think probably the best option is to pick it up from me at a show or arrange for somebody else to do so for you. If it doesn't go on here, I'll just put in in my sale box at shows.
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Re: For Sale: Empire Of The Clouds book
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2018, 04:06:09 am »
It's a great read.  I thoroughly recommend it.

IIRC the smaller edition has less pics but more words.  I read the bigger edition and thought it could do with more words but I wouldn't want to have lost any of the pictures.
Maybe everyone should have both versions?


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Re: For Sale: Empire Of The Clouds book
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2018, 06:39:13 am »
It's a great read.  I thoroughly recommend it.

IIRC the smaller edition has less pics but more words.  I read the bigger edition and thought it could do with more words but I wouldn't want to have lost any of the pictures.
Maybe everyone should have both versions?

Yes, there's a note in the frontpiece saying that the text is approximately 25% smaller in the big version. Hadn't noticed that before: thanks. :thumbsup:
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Re: For Sale: Empire Of The Clouds book
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2018, 09:45:46 am »
I'm definitely interestng, but I live in the USA.  What would be the shipping "damage" for sending it here?
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Re: For Sale: Empire Of The Clouds book
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2018, 07:09:26 pm »
I shall find out...
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Re: For Sale: Empire Of The Clouds book
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2018, 05:28:28 pm »
I'm definitely interestng, but I live in the USA.  What would be the shipping "damage" for sending it here?

Cheapest Royal Mail delivery is 10.83 and up to 42 days to get there. That would make the total cost 20.83, which is more than it's selling for on UK Amazon. You'd probably be better off trying to buy it direct in the US to be honest...
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Re: For Sale: Empire Of The Clouds book
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2018, 09:54:56 am »
I'm definitely interestng, but I live in the USA.  What would be the shipping "damage" for sending it here?

Cheapest Royal Mail delivery is 10.83 and up to 42 days to get there. That would make the total cost 20.83, which is more than it's selling for on UK Amazon. You'd probably be better off trying to buy it direct in the US to be honest...
Thank you, I shall check it out.
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