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SAR Locomotives Illustrated No 3

by Zurnamer, Bernard

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(Ashton: Railfan Videos & Books,. 295 x 210 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. 28; liberally illustrated with photographs and diagrams. Wrappers a little rubbed. Very good condition. Contents: A comparative study of Australia's AD60 and South Africa's Classes GM, GMAM, GMA and GO Garratts; The fastest and most versatile locomotives in South Africa. .
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(Kimberley: the author, 1985). 297 x 210 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial wrappers in clear plastic sleeve; pp. 32; contemporary photographs, diagrams, maps. Fore-corners of upper cover creased; scattered foxing. Good condition. Trams remained in operation in Kimberley long after they had ceased to be used in other South African cities. This is a history of the famous trams of the Diamond… Read more
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Die Suid-Afrikaanse spoorweë. Geskiedenis, omvang en organisasie

by South African Railways and Harbours

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(Johannesburg: South African Railways, 1948). Small 4to; original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 138, incl. index; colour frontis.; photographs; diagrams. Dustwrapper tanned and slightly edgeworn; fox spots to edges and occasionally elsewhere. Very good condition. The English version of this publication was produced for the International Railways Conference held in Switzerland in… Read more
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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1988) 0798124113. 8vo; laminated pictorial boards; pp. 168; colour plates, black-and-white photographs. Slightly sunned on spine; a little minor foxing. Very good condition. "Barely a hundred years ago the ox-wagon was still the most important means of transport in South Africa, and the wagon-building industry one of the largest enterprises in the predominantly rural economy… Read more
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(Johannesburg: Chris van Rensburg, 1990) 0868460621. Oblong 4to; original black rexine, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; illustrated endpapers; pp. 160; lavishly illustrated with numerous full-colour photographs. Bottom fore-corner bumped; some fox spots to top edge and reverse of dustwrapper. Very good condition. "South African steam has been - and remains - a magnet to numerous enthusiasts and… Read more
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(Johannesburg: Chris van Rensburg, 1998) 0868460974. Oblong 4to; original black rexine, lettered in silver gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; illustrated endpapers; pp. 160; lavishly illustrated with numerous full-colour photographs. Dustwrapper foxed on reverse side; trace of foxing to edges. Very good condition. 'This book - a sequel to and in series with the author's previous work "The Sunset of… Read more
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(Yeovil: Haynes Publishing, 1999) 1859605982. Cover title reads: "VW Polo 1994 to 1999 (M to S registration) Petrol & Diesel. Includes Roadside Repairs and MOT Test Checks." 4to; laminated pictorial boards; profusely illustrated with detailed technical drawings, photographs and circuit diagrams. Very slightly rubbed; earlier owner's name signed on title page; trace of foxing. Very good condition.… Read more
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The Blue Train. A guide to the world's most luxurious train, and the routes which it travels

by Robbins, David (author), and Steve Corner (photographs)

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9780670847402
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(Johannesburg: Viking Penguin, 1993) 0670847402. Oblong 4to; original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (vi) + 118; photographs, largely in colour. Dustwrapper slightly rubbed, with short tear to fold of upper panel and flap, closed on reverse side with archival tape; earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper. Very… Read more
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(New York: Theo. Audel, 1930). 8vo; original black cloth over limp boards, lettered in gilt on spine; tinted edges; pp. (xiv) + 476 + (vi) + 48 + (iv); numerous illustrations in text. Light wear to cover; endpapers rather fishmothed; scattered foxing. Good condition, endpapers notwithstanding. "A man who is a first class horseman will usually make a… Read more
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Motor Car Maintenance (5-volume set)

by Clarke, George T. (editor)

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(London: George Newnes, no date [ca 1930]). Five 8vo volumes, each of brown cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; pp. viii + 308, viii + [309-612] + 16, vii + (i) + [613-884], viii + [885-1172], incl. index, viii + 280, incl. index. Each volume liberally illustrated with diagrams, photographs and charts, including fold-outs. Four of the books… Read more
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The Spirit of Steam. Locomotives in South Africa

by Smith, A. W. (photographs), and D. E. Bourne (text)

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9780600350682
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(Feltham: Temple Press, 1983) 0600350681. 4to; original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper, housed in removable protector; pp. (iv) + 137 + (ii); lavishly illustrated with full colour photographs. Fine condition. "As a sanctuary for one of man's own endangered creations - the steam locomotive - South Africa's position is unique. Not only… Read more
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Early motoring in South Africa

by Johnston, R.H.

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9780869775592
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(Cape Town: Struik Publishers, 1987) 0869775596. 280 x 215 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 224 (including index); numerous black-and-white photographs. Sunned on spine and adjacent portion of wrappers; bottom fore-corner of lower cover slightly creased; faint trace of foxing to edges and inside of wrappers. Very good condition. "This is intended to be a human story about… Read more
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(Leipzig and Berlin: B. G. Teubner, 1919). "Vorträge der Gehe-Stiftung zu Dresden. Band X. Heft 1". 235 x 150 mm; saddle-stitched card wrappers; pp. 23 + (i). Wrappers browned, with earlier owner's name; name also on title page; a little curled, with some spotting. Good condition. German text. Uncommon title. An essay on the… Read more
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(Rotterdam: doctoral thesis [Nederlandsche Economische Hoogeschool] in published form, 1952). 240 x 158 mm; printed card wrappers; pp. 182, incl. index; folding map; tables. Wrappers a little foxed and partially sunned; earlier owner's name signed on half-title and inside upper cover; some foxing to edges. Good condition. Dutch text. Study of the 'concentration phenomenon' in transport… Read more
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(London: Cunard Line, 1990). 297 x 210 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 80; profusely illustrated with reproductions of contemporary photographs and artwork and some modern full-colour photographs; advertisements. Very good condition. The official souvenir history of the Cunard Line, published to coincide with one hundred and fifty years of its existence. .
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The Tramways of Ayr

by Brash, Ronald W.

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9780905069197
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(Dundee: N.B. Traction, 1983) 0905069196. 245 x 185 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial card wrappers; pp. 56; profusely illustrated with monochrome photographs; folding map of Ayr Corporation Tramways mounted to inside of lower cover. Very good condition. "The trams served Ayr well and many will welcome Mr Brash's enthusiasm and patient research that has recalled an important part of… Read more
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South African Steam Today

by Rodgers, David C.

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9780711009998
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(Shepperton: Ian Allan, 1980) 0711009996. 4to; original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; endpaper illustrations; pp. 136; lavishly illustrated with monochrome photographs. Near fine condition. Trace of spotting to endpapers; gift inscription to ffep. "There is something about the South African railways - whether it is the light, the countryside or the massive… Read more
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(Johannesburg: Da Gama Publications, 1960). 4to; original green rexine, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; no dustwrapper; endpaper maps; pp. xiii + (iii) + 263; line drawings; photographs; graphs; some advertisements. Extremities slightly rubbed; some foxing, especially to outer leaves. Good condition. "Railways in South Africa will celebrate 100 years of almost uninterrupted progress on… Read more
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Truck Story

by Bertieri, Claudio

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(Turin: IVECO, no date). 4to; grey rexine, with red and white lettering to spine and upper cover; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 384; profusely illustrated with photographs and facsimiles of contemporary artwork. Dustwrapper sunned and edgeworn, with archival tape repair to upper panel's long tear; some spotting to edges. Very good condition, in a fair to good dustwrapper. Parallel… Read more
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(Johannesburg: Africana Museum, 1968). Small quarto, original cloth, ll. (i) + vi + 61. A catalogue of historical vehicles of South African interest. The catalogue contains descriptions of the individual exhibits, which ranged from ox-waggons and Cape carts to fire engines, trams and buses, as well as introductory notes on the various types of vehicle and methods… Read more
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