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We are based at Lowestoft on the east coast of Suffolk in the UK.
Our trading name is 'A Book for all Reasons'. Our postal address is:

6 Pakefield Road
Lowestoft
Suffolk  NR33 0HS

Telephone:
   within UK: 01502 581011,  from outside UK: +44 1502 581011
We do not have fax facilities.

If contacting us by 'phone please check the time zones beforehand. We are usually available for incoming calls 9.00 am - 1.00 pm and 4.00 pm - 9.00 pm, UK local time.

To email: please use the Mailform (below left)

We buy books, too. If you have some books for sale and are within a reasonable distance (10-20 miles) then give us a ring (further for larger collections). We don't make an offer unseen so we would need to have the opportunity to view first, after which you can accept or reject any offer.

If you want to obtain an idea of the saleability of any book we advise that you take it along to your local secondhand bookstore.

Note: We do not offer free valuations. We are happy to receive details of collections or interesting single items available for sale within our specialities but would need a description of books, an idea of the quantity involved and details of how and when they may be viewed (within UK only).

Please include these details in the body of your email. Any attached file must be in .txt, .rtf or .csv format. Unsolicted files in .doc, xls or .pdf formats will be deleted.

The ABfaR Blog

The latest contribution on the ABfaR blog is an update for the 75th anniversary of the raid which led to the installation of an 'immediate danger' air raid warning in 1942, a warning which sounded like the call of a cuckoo. Prior to that was a brief piece about Georgette Heyer's An Infamous Army with illustrations of the maps from the 1st edition for those reading later editions without them.

 

 

Lowestoft Ephemera

I maintain another site called Old Lowestoft. It is a collection point for various ephemeral items of local historical interest. Buried within that site is Letters from Lowestoft, a collection of letters of local Lowestoft war news written during WW2.

For information about the 1916 German bombardment of Lowestoft during WW1 you can find the full text of my family's account of the bombardment on the 'Old Lowestoft' site.

Latest stock additions


Sad to say I haven't added any new stock since November 2014 when my oldest relative went into hospital. It was found when he was ready to be discharged that he was no longer capable of looking after himself and he has gone into residential care.

This has necessitated the disposal of his home but before that can be achieved the contents have to be sorted and carefully examined, especialIy as there are several paper securities that have not been traced.

I have managed to add a couple of posts to my blog but little else. I have continued buying interesting stock when it has been offered including a couple of Georgette Heyer collections and I hope to find the time to catalogue it later this year.

In the meantime please watch this space!

 

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