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dunjenkeepa
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Help finding a book

Post by dunjenkeepa » Fri Sep 12, 2014 3:47 pm

can anyone help me identify a book - I think it may have been featured in Retro gamer and it was a lavishly photographed book of vintage computers - i.e. C64, Spectrum Dragon etc. I've seen it before and fancied it and with an upcoming birthday looming it would be an ideal gift for me ! however, cannot find it - a rough search on amazon does not bring anything back , so has anyone got a clue what I'm on about and could perhaps post a link to amazon maybe ??

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RetroBob
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Re: Help finding a book

Post by RetroBob » Fri Sep 12, 2014 4:10 pm

Maybe the one by that German chap? That had a lot in.

Edit: this one

http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Encyclopedi ... cyclopedia
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Re: Help finding a book

Post by psj3809 » Fri Sep 12, 2014 4:47 pm

Yep let me know what this ones like ! At that price i havent bought it ! And sadly theres no ebook for it anyway. Interested to know what its like

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Re: Help finding a book

Post by Morkin » Fri Sep 12, 2014 6:55 pm

This one maybe? Took a photo of my copy.

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Re: Help finding a book

Post by RetroBob » Fri Sep 12, 2014 11:23 pm

psj3809 wrote:Yep let me know what this ones like ! At that price i havent bought it ! And sadly theres no ebook for it anyway. Interested to know what its like

You can read my review on Amazon that I totally forgot that I wrote until today!
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Re: Help finding a book

Post by Antiriad2097 » Fri Sep 12, 2014 11:52 pm

The German one is good as a reference, with lots of nice pics, easy to dip in and out of.

Its not entertaining reading beyond that though. It reads like a reference.

I like it, it fills a niche in my library, but its not a storied account of gaming hardware. There are other books for that.
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Re: Help finding a book

Post by dunjenkeepa » Sat Sep 13, 2014 4:09 pm

aha think I have found it, as it came up as an alternative when searching for the books suggested above !

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Digital-Retro-E ... y_b_text_y

cheers!

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Re: Help finding a book

Post by Morkin » Sat Sep 13, 2014 5:26 pm

Didn't think of that one! And it's on a bookshelf next to my bed... :oops:

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Re: Help finding a book

Post by Timothy Lumsden » Mon Sep 15, 2014 4:41 pm

dunjenkeepa wrote:aha think I have found it, as it came up as an alternative when searching for the books suggested above !

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Digital-Retro-E ... y_b_text_y

cheers!
can recommend that one by Laing - it's really nice.

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