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History of the Great Western Railway: (three (3) volume set)- volume (1) one 1833 - 1863, volume (2) two 1863 - 1921, volume (3) three 1923 - 1948  -complete 3 volume set "History of the Great Western Railway" -(hard covers in dust jackets) by  O. S.; foreword by R. F. Hanks; foreword by L. W. Ibbotson  C. R.; Nock - 1st Revised Editions1964 & 1967 Edition - from Nessa Books and Biblio.com

History of the Great Western Railway: (three (3) volume set)- volume (1) one 1833 - 1863, volume (2) two 1863 - 1921, volume (3) three 1923 - 1948 -complete 3 volume set "History of the Great Western Railway" -(hard covers in dust jackets)

by MacDermot, E. T.; Clinker, C. R.; Nock, O. S.; foreword by R. F. Hanks; foreword by L. W. Ibbotson

Condition: Very Good to Very Good Plus/Very Good to Very Good Plus


London: Ian Allen -----The scans you see are the books you get. All three (1) hard coves, 2 brown cloth & 1 green cloth, silver lettering on spines, headbands, xii + 490, v +362, xii + 268 pages with illustrations, maps & at least 108 pages of b & w photos including frontis. Vol one has a few spots on front edge, tape shadows on inside boards, minor edge wear, Very Good condition, dust jacket is in Very Good condition with with minor edge wear. / Vol two has faint edge wear, Very Good Plus condition, dust jacket is in Very Good condition with a few small closed tears & minor edge wear. / Vol three is in Very Good Plus condition with faint edge wear, dust jacket is in Very Good Plus condition with faint edge wear. All dust jackets are now in Mylar. Contents include: (Vol One) Foreword / Preface / Birth 1833-35 / Construction 1835-38 / The Fight for the Broad Gauge 1838 / Construction / Early Growth 1839-41 / The Gauge War 1844-54 / General Progress 1847-54 / The Shrewsbury Railways / The Hard Times 1854-63 / The West Midland Railway / The South Wales Railway / Signals & Telegraph / Train Service / Staff, Organization & Early Methods / The Locomotive Department 1837-63 / Carriages & Wagons / Appendices / index /// (Vol Two) A Critical Period 1863-69 / Gauge Conversion 1866-76 / Recovery 1870-75 / The Monmouthshire Railway & Canal / The Bristol & Exeter Railway / The Cornwall Railway / The West Cornwall Railway / Prosperity & Repose 1876-92 / The End of the Broad Gauge / The Great Awenkening / The First World War & After / Train Service, Signalling, Organisation / Broad-Gauge Locomotives 1866-92 / Standard-Gauge Locomotives 1863-1921 / Carriages and Wagons / Appendices / index. /// (Vol three) Foreword / Preface /. Grouping / A Splendid Dividend / Engineering Eminence / Co-ordination in South Wales / The Tragedy of 1926 / The 'King' Class Locomotives / Train Services: 1927-30 / A Partial Recovery / Relief of Unemployment / Weathering the Storm / Centenary of the G.W.R. / The Locomotive Department: 1930-39 / The Zenth of Passenger Train Service / The Last Years of Peace / The War Years: Phase One / The Years of Endurance: 1940-41 / War Years: The Middle Phases / The War - to 'VE' DAY / 'Sour Apple Harvest' / Engineering Prowess: 1945-47 / The G.W.R. and the Nationalised Railways / appendices / index. Packaged weight is over 7lbs (3kg). Check out the scans.. 1st Revised Editions1964 & 1967 Edition. Hard Covers. Very Good to Very Good Plus/Very Good to Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".
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  • Bookseller: Nessa Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 009043
  • Title: History of the Great Western Railway: (three (3) volume set)- volume (1) one 1833 - 1863, volume (2) two 1863 - 1921, volume (3) three 1923 - 1948 -complete 3 volume set "History of the Great Western Railway" -(hard covers in dust jackets)
  • Author: MacDermot, E. T.; Clinker, C. R.; Nock, O. S.; foreword by R. F. Hanks; foreword by L. W. Ibbotson
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good to Very Good Plus
  • Jacket condition: Very Good to Very Good Plus
  • Edition: 1st Revised Editions1964 & 1967 Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Ian Allen
  • Place: London
  • Keywords: MacDermot, E. T.; Clinker, C. R.; Nock, O. S.; foreword by R. F. Hanks; foreword by L. W. Ibbotson History of the Great Western Railway: (three (3) volume set)- volume (1) one 1833 - 1863, volume (2) two 1863 - 1921, volume (3) three 1923 - 1948 -comple
  • Bookseller catalogs: Britain; Trains; Reference;
  • Subjects: REFERENCE / General; TRANSPORTATION / Railroads / General; TRAVEL / Europe / Great Britain;


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