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World Airways - Why Not?: A Practical Scheme for the Safeguarding of Peace. Report of a Committee set up by Essential News and the Week-end Review to examine the possibility of a World Air Transport Service and the abolition of Aerial Warfare
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World Airways - Why Not?: A Practical Scheme for the Safeguarding of Peace. Report of a Committee set up by Essential News and the Week-end Review to examine the possibility of a World Air Transport Service and the abolition of Aerial Warfare

By Jonathan Griffin (Ed.) / W. Arnold-Forster (Foreword)

London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1934. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4.75 x 7.25 inches (12.5 x 18.5 cm). Red card wraps with fading to spine, bookseller's label to front cover, crease to upper corner of rear cover, light foxing to page edges. Previous owner's name stamp to front free endpaper. Light browning to pages, text is otherwise very clean throughout. Rare. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.75 x 7.25 inches (12.5 x 18.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 64

$33.06

The Quiet Waters By
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The Quiet Waters By

By David Blagrove

Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire: M and M Baldwin, 1998. 1st Edition . Near Fine. 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13 x 21 cm). Unread copy. Slight curling to corners of front cover, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Overall condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13 x 21 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 239

$25.13

Pioneering Days on the Hill Section of the Assam-Bengal Railway [SIGNED]
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Pioneering Days on the Hill Section of the Assam-Bengal Railway [SIGNED]

By Mrs. F.S. Wilde

Chittagong: The Assam-Bengal Railway Press, 1939. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 6.5 x 9.75 inches (16 x 25 cm). Signed by Author. Quarter beige cloth with paper covered boards. A few marks to covers. Bumping to corners. Good solid binding, clean text throughout. Inscribed and signed by the author to front free endpaper: 'With every good wish from your mother's old friend. Mary C. Wilde.' A rare work. Not in the British Library, no copies located on WorldCat. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6.5 x 9.75 inches (16 x 25 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 59

$132.24

Puffing Billy and its Creator
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Puffing Billy and its Creator

Wylam: Allenholme Press, 1964. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 4.75 x 6 inches (12 x 15.5 cm). Dust jacket: Illustrated wrapper with a couple of spots of foxing but no wear. . Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Plain white card wraps with sewn binding. A little light foxing, otherwise excellent. Limited edition of 140 copies printed at the Allenholme Press, this is copy number 13 - one of 45 for distribution to the Society of Private Printers. Includes an Allenholme Press compliments slip (folded and with a note in ink). Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.75 x 6 inches (12 x 15.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 16

$25.13

A Rabbit in the Air: Notes from a Diary kept while learning to handle an aeroplane
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A Rabbit in the Air: Notes from a Diary kept while learning to handle an aeroplane

By David Garnett

London: Chatto and Windus, 1932. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 5 x 7.75 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). Dust jacket: Loss and creasing to lower edge, rubbing to spine. Soiling to rear cover. Some chipping and short tears to top edge. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: First printing. Purple and black mottled cloth binding. Top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. A few marks to top page edge, foxing to other edges. Some light foxing to text, otherwise clean throughout. An aviation classic, complete with the scarce jacket. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.75 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 117

$92.57

Britannia Airways Inflight Magazine 1970
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Britannia Airways Inflight Magazine 1970

London: British Airways, 1970 (Circa). 1st Edition . Very Good. 7.5 x 10 inches (19 x 25.5 cm). Undated inflight magazine. Prices are pre-decimal suggesting a date around 1970. Slight tearing to staples, light crease to rear cover. Very clean condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 7.5 x 10 inches (19 x 25.5 cm). Paperback

$15.87

Compound Locomotive Engines: Worsdell and von Borries' System
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Compound Locomotive Engines: Worsdell and von Borries' System

By T.W. (Thomas William) Worsdell / August von Borries

London, 1888. Reprint . Good Plus. 10.75 x 14.5 inches (27 x 37 cm). Reprint of articles from 'The Engineer' and 'Engineering' magazines. Original wraps with chipping and some loss to edges. Spine worn and cracked with loss however the book is securely bound. Slight damage to outside margin of last two pages of text. Several illustrations within the text plus 11 engraved plates (most of them double page) plus large fold out supplemental plate. Rare. Overall condition is Good Plus. Size: 10.75 x 14.5 inches (27 x 37 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 32, plate xl

$264.48

My Life
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My Life

By Jean Batten

London: The Aviation Book Club, 1939. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good/Good. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14.5 x 20.5 cm). Dust jacket: Slight loss to ends of spine and top edge of front cover, darkening to spine, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Slight rubbing to ends of spine, very clean text throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14.5 x 20.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 304

$33.06

Sotheby Catalogue: Veteran and Vintage Vehicles VII: Catalogue of Veteran, Edwardian and Vintage Vehicles and Post-Vintage Thoroughbreds, Motor-Cycles and Bicycles, Motoring Books, Accessories and Miscellanea. Earls Court, London, Thursday 15th May 1969
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Sotheby Catalogue: Veteran and Vintage Vehicles VII: Catalogue of Veteran, Edwardian and Vintage Vehicles and Post-Vintage Thoroughbreds, Motor-Cycles and Bicycles, Motoring Books, Accessories and Miscellanea. Earls Court, London, Thursday 15th May 1969

By Sotheby & Co.

London: Sotheby and Co, 1969. 1st Edition . Good. 9.75 x 7.25 inches (24.5 x 18.5 cm). Foxing and heavy rubbing to covers. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Good. Size: 9.75 x 7.25 inches (24.5 x 18.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 165

$33.06

Behind the Wheel: The Magic and Manners of Early Motoring [SIGNED]
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Behind the Wheel: The Magic and Manners of Early Motoring [SIGNED]

By Lord Montagu of Beaulieu and F. Wilson McComb

New York: Paddington Press Ltd, 1977. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 8.5 x 10.25 inches (22 x 26 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Light shelf wear. Price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Signed by the author (with dedication) to the title page. Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 8.5 x 10.25 inches (22 x 26 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 224

$33.06

Somewhere Along the Line: The Story of the Banbury and Cheltenham Railway and the People Associated with it 1887 - 1987

By Barbara Brown / Brian Clay (Illust.)

London: Hook Norton Local History Group [SIGNED], 1987. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14 x 21 cm). Signed, by the author inside front cover. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14 x 21 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 37

$18.51

Hackney Carriages. Tables of Distances: Measured by Authority of the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis; and of the Commissioner of Police of the City of London; Also Memorandum Relating to the Fairs, Hiring etc of Hackney Carriages etc.
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Hackney Carriages. Tables of Distances: Measured by Authority of the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis; and of the Commissioner of Police of the City of London; Also Memorandum Relating to the Fairs, Hiring etc of Hackney Carriages etc.

London: His Majesty's Stationary Office, 1901. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 6.25 x 9.25 inches (15 x 23.5 cm). Red cloth binding with some fading. Spine worn. Good solid binding. Tanning to endpapers, clean text throughout. Overall condition is Good Plus. Size: 6.25 x 9.25 inches (15 x 23.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxxv, 401

$33.06

The Wye Valley Railway and the Coleford Branch
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The Wye Valley Railway and the Coleford Branch

By B.M. Handley and R. Dingwall

Cranborne: The Oakwood Press, 2007. 3rd Edition . Near Fine. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14.5 x 21 cm). Unread copy, light shelf wear to covers otherwise excellent. Overall condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14.5 x 21 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 176

$13.22

Agenda PLM 1927

Paris: Administration et Redaction, 1927. 1st Edition . Good. 6.75 x 11.5 inches (17 x 29 cm). Overall book condition is Good Size: 6.75 x 11.5 inches (17 x 29 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 288

$39.67

British Rail After Beeching
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British Rail After Beeching

By G. Freeman Allen

London: Ian Allan Publishing, 1966. 1st Edition . Very Good/Fair. 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Overall jacket condition is Fair. Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 384

$21.16

The Severn Tunnel: its Construction and Difficulties, 1872-1887
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The Severn Tunnel: its Construction and Difficulties, 1872-1887

By Thomas A. Walker

London: Richard Bentley, 1888. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6.5 x 10 inches (16 x 25.5 cm). Illustrated blue cloth binding with marking and rubbing. Professionally rebacked with original spine laid over. Good solid binding. Outside edge of frontis has some chipping and creasing, the first two illustrations are absent but have (photocopy?) replacements, scattered light foxing to plates and text. All fold out plans are in good condition, some have tears to folds. A comprehensive account of building of the Great Western Railway's longest tunnel . Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 6.5 x 10 inches (16 x 25.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 188

$198.36

The Stephenson Centenary 1881

By W. Duncan

Newcastle-Upon-Tyne: Frank Graham, 1975. Facsimile Limited Edition . Very Good Plus. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22.5 cm). Limited Edition 1000 Copies. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: v, 118

$14.55

The Midland Railway: Its Rise and Progress, A Narrative of Modern Enterprise
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The Midland Railway: Its Rise and Progress, A Narrative of Modern Enterprise

By Frederick S. Williams

N otthingham: Printed for the author, 1886. 5th Edition . Good Plus. 5.5 x 7.75 inches (14 x 20 cm). Blue cloth binding with gilt lettering, gilt and blind decoration, bevelled board edges. Marking to boards, wear to corners, rubbing to head/foot of spine, small hole to rear edge of spine. Good solid binding, decorated endpapers with no splitting. Tanning to title page and last page of text. Spotting to first few pages, last page of preface has 1 inch tear to outside margin (does not affect text.) Marking to a few pages but text is generally very clean. Illustrated with woodcuts within the text and several maps in black and red. A good solid example. Overall condition is Good Plus. Size: 5.5 x 7.75 inches (14 x 20 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xvi, 512

$52.90

W.H.Smith & Son's Railway Map of Great Britain

London: W.H. Smith and Sons, 1890. Good. 20.5 x 32.5 inches (52 x 82 cm). Green cloth hardback covers with gilt lettering, wear to spine and corners. Canvas backed map with some wear/holes at corners of folds. Inside of front cover has some wear and a small private library paper label. Undated but appears late Victorian. Folded size is 3.5 x 5.75 inches (9 x 14.5 cm). Overall condition is Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 20.5 x 32.5 inches (52 x 82 cm). Hardback

$33.06