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A Book of Railway Journeys

A Book of Railway Journeys

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A Book of Railway Journeys

by Kennedy, Ludovic (ed)

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First edition. Collins. London. 1980. xxiii, (1), 356pp. Text illustrations. Original quarter two tone cloth, silver lettering and vignette to spine. In the original unclipped dust wrapper, a little sunned to spine. Bookplate of Clare Tritton McLaren of Coughton Court to ffep.
An anthology of writings through 155 years of train travel. Recalling historic journeys, the opening of the Stockton and Darlington Line, the inaugural journey of the Orient Express, Lenin's return to Russia, The Flying Scotsman, The Trans-Siberian, the Indian Grand Trunk Express, The Santa Fe Super Chief, etc. For some contributors, see the photograph image of the lower cover.

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Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
Biblio717
Title
A Book of Railway Journeys
Author
Kennedy, Ludovic (ed)
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Colllins
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1980
Size
8vo
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Railways, trains, literature
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Literature; Transport: trains, boats and planes;

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Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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