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Dean Forest Footplate Memories [signed by Author & three of his colleagues]
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Dean Forest Footplate Memories [signed by Author & three of his colleagues]

By Barnett, Bob

Great Addingon, Kettering: Silver Link Publishing Ltd, 2007 175mm x 240mm tall (7" x 9.5" approx.). 208pp with a frontispiece map; a double-page plan of of the stations and layout at Lydney Junction, and b/w photos throughout [including photographs and short biographies of thirty-eight of the Author's fellow workers at the Railway, three of which have been signed by their subjects]. Very good, in the original photo-illustrated soft-card covers, with the laid-down, colour-printed label "This copy is an Autographed First Edition signed by the Author at The Dean Forest Railway, Norchard, Gloucester, Easter 2007". Inscribed & Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/N/A. Lge 8vo..

$27.16

The Steam Engine in Industry 2 Volume Set. Vol 1 "The Public Services" & Vol 2  "Mining and the Metal Trades"
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The Steam Engine in Industry 2 Volume Set. Vol 1 "The Public Services" & Vol 2 "Mining and the Metal Trades"

By Watkins, George

Ashbourne, Derbyshire: Moorland Publishing Co. Ltd, 1978 Two hardbacked volumes, each 195mm x 253mm tall (7.5" x 10" approx.). Each having 128pp and illustrated throughout in b/w photo and line. Previous owner inscriptions [to the front free endpaper of vol 2 and similar, 'snowpaqued' out, on the front pastedown of vol 1], otherwise very good, in the original b/w photo-illustrated laminated boards/black titles. Note: both are first editions, published in 1978 & 1979 respectively.. First Edition. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Very Good.

$47.53

Allis-Chalmers Construction Machinery & Industrial Equipment.
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Allis-Chalmers Construction Machinery & Industrial Equipment.

By Swinford, Norm

Osceola: MBI Publishing Company [ Crestline ], 1998 Hardback, 225mm x 287mm tall (9" x 11.25" approx.). 320pp with over 750 b/w photographs. Almost fine, in the original orange boards/blue titles & bulldozer logo to front board, and with the almost fine and unclipped colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. First Edition. Decorated Boards. Almost Fine/Almost Fine. 4to..

$169.76

The LeTourneau Legend. The History of R.G. LeTourneau, Inc, 1920-1970
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The LeTourneau Legend. The History of R.G. LeTourneau, Inc, 1920-1970

By Gowenlock, Philip G.

Brisbane: Paddington Publications Pty. Ltd., 1999 Hardback, 217mm x 277mm tall ( 8.5" x 11" approx.). Pp xv, 294 with b/w photo illustrations throughout. Almost fine, in the original colour photo-illustrated boards.. First Edition. Almost Fine. 4to..

$88.28

The Modern Seven Wonders of the World
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The Modern Seven Wonders of the World

By Kent, Charles

London: George Routledge & Sons, 1890 Hardback, 120mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp xii, 391, with a tissue-guarded photo-frontispiece; title-page engraved vignette, and 119 further illustrations in b/w & line, plus 12pp (un-numbered) Publisher's list of available titles. Light rubs to head & tail of spine and endpaper joints split, otherwise very good, in the original gilt & grey decorated, brown cloth-covered, bevelled-edge boards/gilt titles.. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Very Good/Glassine d/w. Sm 8vo..

$101.86

Triumphs of Invention
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Triumphs of Invention

By Hall, Cyril, Author of Conquests of Engineering, Wonders of Transport & Treasures of the Earth

London & Glasgow: Blackie & Son Limited, 1920 Hardback, 125mm x 192mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). 276pp + b/w photo frontispiece plate and 31 single-sided plates with a total of 33 further b/w photographs. Neat 1936-dated presentation inscription to front free endpaper and a couple of minor external blemishes, otherwise very good, in the original cloth-covered boards/black titles & illustrated front board. Undated, but stated by COPAC to have been published in either 1920 or 1926. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. Sm 8vo.

$16.98

Thomas Telford [ with covering letter from Sonia Rolt ]
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Thomas Telford [ with covering letter from Sonia Rolt ]

Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing, 2007 158mm x 236mm tall (6.25" x 9.25" approx.). Pp xx, 268 + 16 plates with a total of 21 b/w photos. Fine, in the original illustrated thin card covers. TOGETHER WITH, loosely inserted, a two-sided letter handwritten and signed by Tom Rolt's widow, Sonia Rolt, gifting the book to a mutual friend of theirs.. Letter Signed by Author's Widow. First Edition Thus. Fine/N/A.

$61.11

Coloured Views on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. A Facsimile of the original edition published by R. Ackermann in 1831, with an Introduction
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Coloured Views on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. A Facsimile of the original edition published by R. Ackermann in 1831, with an Introduction

By Bury, T.T. [ Thomas Talbot Bury ], Intro, by George Ottley

Oldham: Hugh Broadbent, 1976 Hardback, 285mm x 348mm tall (11" x 13.75" approx.). Pp xii, including a Bibliography and a full-page frontispiece map, + 8pp, plus 13 fine colour plates [including one double-page and two triple-page]. Fine, in the original grey cloth-covered boards/gilt spine titles & front board logo, and with the almost fine and unclipped, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper and original slip-case.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Fine/Almost Fine & with Slipcase. Lge 4to..

$27.16

Fifth Annual Rally. Programme 1st & 2nd Sept. 1979
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Fifth Annual Rally. Programme 1st & 2nd Sept. 1979

By Stroud Vintage Transport & Engine Club

Stroud, Gloucestershire : Stroud Vintage Transport & Engine Club, 1979 Postage will be reduced for this item. 150mm x 210mm tall (6" x 8.25" approx.). Printed in green. 28pp, incl. covers, with 11 b/w photos. Covers lightly age-browned, otherwise very good, in the original paper covers/green title & traction-engine logo.. First and Only Edition. Very Good.

$8.15

Engines at Work
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Engines at Work

By Crawley, John [ Editor and Vice-Chairman of the National Traction Engine Club ]

The National Traction Engine Club Undated, but 1970. Landscape format 280mm x 205mm tall (11" x 8" approx.). 56pp, with 224 b/w photo illustrations. Lower free corner of cover and first six leaves creased, otherwise good, in the original b/w photo-illustrated soft-card covers/red title.. First (& Only?) Edition.

$20.37

The Dalmellington Iron Company - Its Engines and Men
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The Dalmellington Iron Company - Its Engines and Men

By Smith, David L.

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1967 Hardback 145mm x 224mm tall. 256pp + 43 b/w photo illustrations on plates and 19 text figs. Bookplates of one John R. Sewell to pastedowns, otherwise a very good copy, in the original dark-grey boards/gilt spine title, and very slightly edge-chipped but good, photograph-illustrated, dust-wrapper. .

$54.32

Transactions of the Newcomen Society for the Study of the History of Engineering and Technology. Volume 69, No. 2 - 1997-98
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Transactions of the Newcomen Society for the Study of the History of Engineering and Technology. Volume 69, No. 2 - 1997-98

By The Newcomen Society for the Study of the History of Engineering and Technology

London: The Newcomen Society, 1998 185mm x 245mm (7.25" x 9.5" approx.). Pp 177-308 incl.. with illustrations in b/w photo and line. Very good, in the original grey soft-card covers/black titles.. Very Good. 4to..

$12.90

Transactions of the Newcomen Society for the Study of the History of Engineering and Technology. Excerpt from Volume 57, 1985-86 Neville S. Billington "Travelling in Comfort"
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Transactions of the Newcomen Society for the Study of the History of Engineering and Technology. Excerpt from Volume 57, 1985-86 Neville S. Billington "Travelling in Comfort"

By The Newcomen Society for the Study of the History of Engineering and Technology

London: The Newcomen Society, 1986 185mm x 245mm (7.25" x 9.5" approx.). Pp 19-30 incl.. with 5 text figs. in b/w photo & line. Fine, in the original stapled grey soft-card covers/black titles. [A paper, read at the Science Museum, London on 15th November 1985, on the history of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning of railway carriages.]. Fine. 4to..

$6.79

Transactions of the Newcomen Society for the Study of the History of Engineering and Technology. Volume 52 1980-81
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Transactions of the Newcomen Society for the Study of the History of Engineering and Technology. Volume 52 1980-81

By The Newcomen Society for the Study of the History of Engineering and Technology

London: The Newcomen Society, 1981 185mm x 245mm (7.25" x 9.5" approx.). Pp iv, 252 with illustrations in b/w photo and line. Very good, in the original grey soft-card covers/black titles.. Very Good. 4to..

$20.37

Steam Heritage Yearbook 1986/7. Preserved Transport & Industrial Archaeology Guide, incl. the 1986 Rally & Special Events Diary
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Steam Heritage Yearbook 1986/7. Preserved Transport & Industrial Archaeology Guide, incl. the 1986 Rally & Special Events Diary

By Deith, C.L. [Compiler and Editor]

Hinckley: Tee Publishing, 1986 Postage will be reduced for this item. 148mm x 210 tall (5.75" x 8.25" approx.). 100pp. A very good copy, in the original colour-printed paper covers [cover picture - "Burrell Showmans Road Locomotive No. 3849 "Marshall Foch" 5nhp built 1921 used in south of England rebuilt by T.O.Hunt, A.O. Hunt"]. . Very Good.

$6.79

On the Fixed Signals of Railways
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On the Fixed Signals of Railways

By Rapier, Richard Christopher, Assoc. Inst. C.E.

London: Williams Clowes And Sons, 1874 Hardback, 160mm x 250mm tall (6.5" x 10" approx.). 110pp + with 11 figs & two folding charts in the text; and further figs. numbered from 1 to 147 and a colour-printed chart all on multi-folding plates at the rear of the volume. (Although these are numbered Plate 27 to Plate 32 incl. the book is clearly complete, and is described in the bibliography by Otley as having 6 plates]. Light rubs to spine edges and corners, otherwise very good indeed, in the original blind-ruled, dark-blue, cloth-covered boards/gilt title. . First Edition.

$339.53

An Illustrated History of Traction Engines

By Wilkes, Peter

Bourne End, Buckinghamshire: Spurbooks Limited, 1979 6" x 8.5" approx. 144pp with 77 b/w photo illustrations.. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$8.83

Transactions of the Newcomen Society for the Study of the History of Engineering and Technology. Volume 72, No. 1, 2000-2001
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Transactions of the Newcomen Society for the Study of the History of Engineering and Technology. Volume 72, No. 1, 2000-2001

By The Newcomen Society for the Study of the History of Engineering and Technology

London: The Newcomen Society 185mm x 245mm (7.25" x 9.5" approx.). 161pp with illustrations in b/w and line. Fine, in the original grey soft-card covers/black titles.. Fine.

$12.90

Scottish Main Line Steam

By Kernahan, Jack, [ Edited by, for the Scottish Railway Preservation Society ]

Truro: D. Bradford Barton Limited, 1979 Hardback 215mm x 220mm tall (8.5" x 8.75" approx.). Undated, but believed to be published in 1979. 96pp, illustrated throughout with b/w photographs. Very good, in the original black boards/gilt spine title, and with price-clipped and slightly edge-chipped, illustrated dust-wrapper.. First (& Only?) Edition. Very Good/Chipped but Sound.

$13.58

A Steam Happening - Authentic Photographic Record of Engines and Wagons in the Westcountry [sic]
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A Steam Happening - Authentic Photographic Record of Engines and Wagons in the Westcountry [sic]

By Endacott, D.L.

Falmouth: J.H. Lake & Co. Ltd Postage will be reduced for this light item. Landscape-format booklet. Undated but circa 1970. Pp [vi], with 45 [including rear-cover illustration] b/w photos and a colour-photo illustrated front cover. Previous owner's neat "No.6" on front, otherwise good. First Edition.

$10.19

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