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In his History of the QTP (1987) Carr reported three editions, and my assumption that there was a third edition in the 1980s was wrong: there was an earlier edition, in 1967, one of the first maps that Carr designed, before he started to add a limitation and signature.




MAP-NOR1: First edition


Publisher: none stated

Year: 1967

ISBN: none

Limitation: none

Size: 310 x 384 mm

Paper: Thin cream card

Colophon: none

Signed: no

Proofs where: AH

Notes: This quite small map is described below the shield, lower left, thus:

This Guide to the County of Norfolk drawn during 1967 by J.L. Carr, remembering 420 RCAF Squadron at Bircham Newton, H.B. an Officer in the Norfolks ♰ 1916 & the Rose near Blakeney, but not fogetting an ordeal in Anglia...

TRAVELLERS are beseeched NOT to use this map for navigation by either SEA or LAND.


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MAP-NOR2: Second edition


Publisher: J.L. Carr, 27 Mill Dale Road, Kettering

Year: October 1969 (dated below colophon) and November 1969 (below limitation)

ISBN: 0900847085

Limitation: 500 sheets

Size: 507 x 507 mm

Paper: white card

Colophon: sun face with address and date, lower right

Signed: Yes, under limitation at base

Proofs where: Kettering Public Library (proof); AH (map & proof)

Notes: The shield is decorated in watercolours by hand.


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MAP-NOR3: Third edition


Publisher: J.L. Carr, 27 Mill Dale Road, Kettering

Year: 1975

ISBN: 0900847476

Limitation: 705 sheets

Size: 448 x 535 mm

Paper: thin white card

Colophon: sun face only, lower right, address to left

Signed: Yes, between limitation and colophon, at base

Proofs where: Kettering Public Library (map & proof); AH (map & proof)

Notes: The crown above EIIR is decorated in watercolours by hand.


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