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7 thoughts on “Estimated time of arrival for the book (ETA shifts again)

  1. MarkDangerousElf / Reply January 5, 2013 at 11:09 pm

    If it’s worth having, it’s worth waiting for…. I have purchased more than a few disappointing books over the last few years, and I’d rather wait for the product to be QUALITY than have mediocre RIGHT NOW.

    • carltonreid / Reply January 7, 2013 at 9:58 am

      Thanks. Quantity is guaranteed – I have a lot of material to get across. Quality, of course, is something others will have to judge.

  2. Bryan Lorber / Reply January 6, 2013 at 12:49 pm

    Please take all the time you need to produce a high quality historic reference. I will purchase the hard copy because I love paper and the feel of a book (I do carry a Kindle on tour) but nothing is worse than paying good money for junk. Take your time and do it right!

    • carltonreid / Reply January 7, 2013 at 9:57 am

      That’s sweet of you to say so (thanks, I will).

  3. The Purple Cyclist / Reply January 7, 2013 at 1:19 pm

    HI, I too will be happy to pay for a paper copy and I will be happy to wait. Looking forward to having a well researched book on this topic. The planet needs this!!!!!

    • carltonreid / Reply January 7, 2013 at 2:28 pm


      Getting lots of tweets and emails like this. Very heartening.

      Book will certainly be well researched. Today I’m in Newcastle’s archives digging out info on road ‘tar spraying’ in 1920s, and roads with wood paving.

  4. Nigel Shoosmith / Reply March 13, 2013 at 4:41 pm

    The best things come to those who wait. Best to take the time and to get it right. Ad-free hard copy for me. E-books are great, but paper ones are better.

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