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A Guide to the Midland & Gt. Northern Joint Railway

By Digby, Nigel J.L.:

Surrey: Ian Allan 1993 HB, 1st ED, 22x30cms, 160pp with illustrations throughout. . A Fine copy in Very Good dust jacket. light laminated creasing to front of jacket. still a nice copy . No inscriptions and not price clipped.


Joseph Locke: Railway Revolutionary.

By Webster, N.W.:

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1970 First edition. HB. Cloth and dustjacket. 218pp. With 14 plates of b&w photos & illustrations. Pioneering biography of the great railway engineer Joseph Locke, who has been overshadowed by his mentor George Stephenson. Fine in a near Fine Jacket which has very slight sunning to spine and very lightly rubbed to bottom of spine.Still a nice copy, no inscriptions.


The Oxford Companion to British Railway History. From 1603 to the 1990s.

By Simmons, Jack & Biddle, Gordon (eds).:

Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000 Fourth Impression. HB, quarto. Cloth and dust jacket. 591pp. With line diagrams and maps. An A-Z of railway history, with texts by 80 authors.Fine in a Fine dustjacket


Exploring Indian Railways.

By Aitken, Bill:

Dehli: Oxford University Press, 1994 First edition. HB. Maroon cloth with gilt titles and colour photo-illustrated dustjacket. 279pp, octavo. With b&w photos in plates. Focuses on the author's personal experiences of travel on Indian railways, as well as their history, and the current scene. He was a writer in India. Very Good in Fine jacket. Some light marks and corner bump to covers.


The LMS Wagon

By Essery, R.J. and Morgan, K.R.:

Newton Abbot: David & Charles 1977 This book describes the constructional methods and each basic wagon type originated by the LMS. First Edition , Hb, 128pp with more than 100 photographs, line drawings and tables. A Fine copy in near Fine dw.


Locomotives. Their Construction, Maintenance and Operation. With Notes on Electrical and Internal Combustion Locomotives. Volumes 1 and 2.

By Bell, A. Morton:

London: Virtue & Company, 1936 Third edition, revised. Two volumes. With presentation plate in separate folder(tear to fold) Cloth with embossed loco design to front. No dustjackets. Vol.1: 224p, Vol. 2 to p452, each large quarto, h: 27cms. Vol. 1 has colour fold out diagrams (inc. frontis of Lord Nelson, Southern railway), and many b/w photos and technical drawings of parts; Vol. 2 has b/w photos and diagrams but concentrates more on types of modern locomotive, repairs and running. Both volumes Very Good. Lightly bumped corners, some marking but covers bright; endpapers browned, pages generally clean. Volume one rear edge rubbed through. Heavy volumes will require extra postage.


The Railways of Colne Lancashire

By Taylor, Stuart:

Stockport, Foxline Publishing, 1994 Paperback , 104 pages First Edition . The story of the Railways, equipment trains and men who ran the Colne railways. a fine Copy


Patrick Stirling's Locomotives

By Rolt, L.T.C.:

London, Hamish Hamilton, 1964 First Edition Hardcover with Dustjacket, 63 pages . A well illustrated monograph of Stirlings locomotives. A Very Good copy in a Very Good unclipped jacket


Newman's Indian Bradshaw. A Guide for Railway and Airway Travellers in India. No.1523. January 1993.

By Newman, W. & Co (publisher):

Calcutta: W. Newman & Co, 1993 First edition. Paperback: lettered blue and white paper wrappers. xxxii, 318pp. Contents are largely timetables for Indian railways, with a brief introduction to the railways and rules of travel, fares, stations, and a couple of pages at the end on tourist sites. Published monthly. Good+ condition. Clean wrappers and pages, a few pages have small tears/losses to top margins where pages have been roughly cut opened; back wrapper has tiny adhered scrap of paper.


The Midland Railway. A New History.

By Williams, Roy:

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1988 First edition. HB. Cloth and dustjacket. 192pp. With b&w photos in plates and text and line drawings and maps in text. History of the Midland Railway, formed in 1844 from various smaller railways, which pioneered comfortable carriages for third class passengers and became one of the largest in the country. Fine in Fine jacket, now in clear sleeve. Jacket has some very light creasing to spine and small price-clipping.


Chasing Australia's Last Steam Trains.

By Hardacre, Mark & Kevan:

Adelaide: Rigby, 1977 First edition. HB. Cloth and colour photo-illustrated dustjacket . 123pp, largequarto. With some colour and many b&w photos, throughout. Historical and atmospheric photos, with detailed text. Very Good in Very Good jacket.


A Pictorial History of Australian Railways. 1854-1970.

By Testro, Ron:

Melbourne: Lansdowne Press, 1971 First edition. HB. Cloth and colour photo-illustrated dustjacket . 120pp, tall quarto. With b&w photos and illustrations throughout, including line maps. Detailed text. Pictorial endpapers. Near Fine in near Fine dust jacket.


An Illustrated History of L.N.W.R. Coaches (Including West Coast Joint Stock)

By Jenkinson David:

Oxford: Oxford Publishing Company, 1978. First Edition Book which studies the London and North Western Railway and outlines the development of the carriages and West Coast Joint stock during this railway's most significant period. HB, 21.5 x 31cms, x, 190pp, 236 b/w photographic Plates, 51 Figs and 6 Tables. Very minor rubbing to front board. Two small closed tears to dustjacket (2cm) light spots to front board.still VG in a Very Good jacket.


The Appropriation of the Railways by the State. A Popular Statement.

By Williams, Arthur John:

London: Edward Stanford, 1869 First edition. Inscribed inside front cover: With the author's compliments. HB. Original blue cloth with gilt titles to front. 140pp. With folding coloured map of Enagland & Wales at front showing 'proposed organisation of the railway system into districts', by R. Price Williams, pub. by Stanford. Early railway history analysing the roles of private industry and the state. Clean covers, front bright, but spine cloth very frayed with half missing. Contents good: split to front internal hinge but pages held and largely clean- a few underlinings. Map clean and bright but has some minor edge tears. Ex-library with residues of labels to front endpapers, and small class number to spine. A Good copy.


Archives des Cheminots.

By Borgé, Jacques & Viasnoff, Nicolas:

France: Éditions Michèle Trinckvel, 1996 First edition / premier edition. Hardback / couverture rigide. Cloth and pictorial dustjacket. Toile et protège livre. 219pp, height / taille: 29cm. With black and white photographs throughout, some whole page, showing railway history in France in the twentieth century -has photos of engines, railway workers, sheds but also passengers, events and stations - a social history as well as a railway history, and evocative. Text entirely in French. Near Fine in near Fine dust jacket. Trés bon état. Minor bumps to cover corners.


Metropolitan Corridor. Railroads and the American Scene.

By Stilgoe, John R.:

New Haven: Yale Univesity Press, 1983 First edition. HB. Black and silver cloth covers with copper titles, and pictorial dustjacket in same colour scheme. 397pp. quarto. With many b&w photos and illustrations in text. The place of railroads in American culture and the environment in the fifty years from 1880. Very Good+ in Very Good jacket, which has some rubbing to surfaces, creases and tiny tears to edges.


The Railway Magazine. Volume IV. January to June, 1899.

By The Railway Magazine.:

London: The Railway Magazine, 1899 First edition. HB. Maroon cloth boards with leather spine and corners. Maroon tinted edges, green endpapers. 576pp, quarto. With b&w photos and illustrations throughout, including line drawings and track maps. Each of the monthly issues begins with an interview with a leading railway manager, including a plate photo. Nicely bound with bright gilt title on black leather panel to spine, and bright gilt decorations on raised bands. Some light rubbing to leather edges. General browning to margins, a few have light stain marks or spots. A Very Good copy.


Signalman's Morning.

By Vaughan, Adrian:

London: John Murray, 1984 Reprint. Signed by the author on title page. HB. Cloth and dustjacket. 177pp. With b&w photos in plates, and maps to endpapers. The author's evocatively written career as a railwayman and signalman on the Western region in the last days of steam and beyond. Inserted loose is a colour photo, presumably of the author. Fine in Fine protected jacket. Slight colour fade to jacket spine?.


Encyclopedie des Chemins de Fer

By Get, Francois & Lajeunesse, Dominique:

Paris: Editions de la Courtille, 1980 First edition / premier edition. Hardback / couverture rigide. Cloth and pictorial dustjacket. Toile et protège livre. 557pp, height / taille: 35cm. With 16 colour pages of SNCF posters and 900 b&w illustrations in text. Avec 16 pages couleurs d'affiches de la SNCF et 900 illustrations traits et similis. Not just French railways but from various countries, from early steam to modern trains. Text entirely in French. Very Good in Very Good protected jacket. Trés bon état.


Railway Liveries 1923-1947

By Haresnape, Brian:

London: Ian Allan 1993 The series in one volume. HB, 18.5x24cm, 208pp, over 100 illustrations. Tiny mark to front cover. A near Fine copy in Fine dust jacket.


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