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Off the Beam

By Chandler Robert

David Rendell, 1970. Autobiography of a aircraft wireless operator - pre-war with Imperial Airways then RAF Ferry Command and post-war with British South American Airways. 183pp. VG clean copy in dust wrapper. 1st. Hard Cover. VG/VG. 8vo.

$20.15

Harecastle's Canal and Railway Tunnels

By Baker Allan C & Fell Mike G

Lightmoor, 2019. Well illustrated account of the two Canal and three Railway tunnels driven through this Staffordshire hill. 208pp. New copy in glazed boards. 1st. Glazed Boards. New. 4to.

$33.58

Castleman's Corkscrew Volume One : The Nineteenth Century

By JACKSON B L

OAKWOOD PRESS, 2007. OL144A. First volume of this detailed history of the railways around Bournemouth. 272pp, well illustrated. VG copy in card covers, signed by Author.. Signed by Author. 1st. Card Covers. VG. 8vo.

$16.05

The Observer's Book of British Birds' Eggs

By Evans G

F W Warne, 1954. 1st edition (903.1053) in dust wrapper. 216pp. A nice clean copy, slight age browning, in unfaded cloth boards. Dust wrapper complete, spine unfaded, some minor edge wear with signs of old repairs to reverse on rear panel, general age toning , not price clipped. A nice copy of the scarce 1st edition. . 1st. Cloth. VG-/VG-. 16mo.

$47.02

A Treatise on Masting Ships and Mast Making

By Fincham John

CONWAY, 1982. Facsimile reprint of the 3rd edition (1854) of this classic treatise on ships masts, first published 1829. 337pp plus plates. VG copy in dw, badly faded on spine. Heavy - please enquire forr overseas postage costs.. Reprint. Cloth. VG/VG-. Large 8vo.

$51.05

Loyal Order of Ancient Shepherds Friendly Society Centenary Souvenir 1826-1926
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Loyal Order of Ancient Shepherds Friendly Society Centenary Souvenir 1826-1926

By Crew Edwin

Ancient Shepherds, 1926. Centenary history of this Friendly Society started in Ashon under Lyme. 112pp, illustrated. A little light foxing and spotting, binding just a little slack, otherwise a near VG copy in original blue cloth/gilt worn on edges. Uncommon. . 1st. Cloth. VG-. Large 8vo.

$47.02

Sail Training and Cadet Ships

By Underhill Harold A

Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1993. Classic account of the Sail Training ships of the world (up to 1955) with many photos and a large number of fold out plans at rear. 373pp. This is the final printing in glazed pictorial boards. a VG clean copy.. 1st (reprint). Glazed Boards. Fine. Large 8vo.

$40.30

MERCHANT FLEETS 4 : HAMBURG AMERICA, ADLER & CARR LINES
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MERCHANT FLEETS 4 : HAMBURG AMERICA, ADLER & CARR LINES

By HAWS DUNCAN

PATRICK STEPHENS LTD, 1980. Well known shipping series giving brief details of all vessels operated. This volume covers Hamburg America, Adler and Carr Lines. 208pp with many line drawings. VG in svery lightly worn dw. . 1st. Hard Cover. VG/VG. 8vo.

$12.09

AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE SEVERN & WYE RAILWAY Volume 1
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AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE SEVERN & WYE RAILWAY Volume 1

By POPE IAN, NOW BOB & KARAU PAUL

WILD SWAN, 1983. Volume one of the Wild Swan history of the railways of the Forest of Dean. This volume covers the main line from Lydney to Parkend and includes coverage of the related coal mines. 158pp with many photos, drawings and plans. VG copy in dw. This the original hardbound edition, not to be confused with the later paperback reprint.. 1st. Cloth. VG/VG. 4to.

$20.15

THE ORRELL COALFIELD, LANCASHIRE 1740-1850
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THE ORRELL COALFIELD, LANCASHIRE 1740-1850

By ANDERSON D

HARTINGTON: MOORLAND, 1975. Detailled history of the Orrell CoalfIeld near Wigan, Lancashire. Covers both technical and social aspects. 208pp with illustrations and plans. VG copy in dw. . 1st. Cloth. VG/VG. 8vo.

$29.55

THE GREAT WESTERN & LEWIS MERTHYR COLLIERIES

By CORNWELL JOHN

COWBRIDGE: BROWN & SONS, 1995. Photographic record of these famous Rhondda coal mines. Mixture of old scenes and pictures taken shorly before closure, above and below ground. 72pp. VG copy in glazed boards. . 3rd Impression. Glazed Boards. VG. Square 8vo.

$12.09

REGIONAL HISTORY OF RAILWAYS VOLUME 16 : IRELAND
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REGIONAL HISTORY OF RAILWAYS VOLUME 16 : IRELAND

By ROWLEDGE J W P & REED BRIAN

ATLANTIC, 1995. The final volume in the standard British regional railway history series originally published by D&C. Although published by Atlantic this volume is uniform with the rest of the series. Covers the railways of the whole of Ireland. 280pp with photo plates and fold out map at rear. Fine copy in dw. . 1st. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$33.58

PROFILE OF THE DUCHESSES

By JENKINSON DAVID

OXFORD PUBLISHING CO (OPC), 1982. photographic profile of each of the famous Stanier LMS Duchess class locomotives, with brief histories. 201 plates, c. 96 pp. VG copy in glazed boards.. 1st. Glazed Boards. VG. 4to.

$10.07

BRANCHES & BYWAYS - SOUTHWEST SCOTLAND AND THE BORDER COUNTIES
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BRANCHES & BYWAYS - SOUTHWEST SCOTLAND AND THE BORDER COUNTIES

By ROBOTHAM ROBERT

OXFORD PUBLISHING CO (OPC), 2003. Largely photographic account of the BR steam era on the lines of SW Scotland and the Borders. 256pp. VG copy in dw. Heavy - please enquire for overseas postage costs. 1st. Hard Cover. VG/VG. 4to.

$26.87

INDUSTRIAL RAILWAYS OF SEAHAM
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INDUSTRIAL RAILWAYS OF SEAHAM

By BOOTH A J

INDUSTRIAL RAILWAY SOCIETY, 1994. largely photographic history and account of the coal and dock railways in the Seaham area of County Durham. 96pp, photos and maps. VG copy in dw.. 1st. Cloth. VG/VG. Large 8vo.

$26.87

AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE EAST SUFFOLK RAILWAY
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AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE EAST SUFFOLK RAILWAY

By BRODRIBB JOHN

OXFORD PUBLISHING CO (OPC), 2003. Well illustrated history of this East Anglian railway line from Ipswich to Great Yarmouth, much of which remains in use. 256pp, with photos and plans etc. VG copy in dw. Uncommon.. 1st. Hard Cover. VG/VG. 4to.

$56.42

GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY HALTS Volume One
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GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY HALTS Volume One

By ROBERTSON KEVIN

IRWELL PRESS, 1990. Account of the lesser known minor stations on the GWR with many illustrations. This volumes covers halts alphabetically from A - L (volume 2 was only published later). 130pp, with many illustrations. VG copy in dw, spine slightly sunned.. 1st. Hard Cover. VG/VG. 4to.

$25.46

A CENTURY OF LOCOMOTIVE BUILDING BY ROBERT STEPHENSON & Co.(1823-1923)
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A CENTURY OF LOCOMOTIVE BUILDING BY ROBERT STEPHENSON & Co.(1823-1923)

By WARREN J G H

DAVID & CHARLES, 1970. Warren's great work on Robert Stephenson & Co, which deals in great detail with early locomotives including America. Warren, along with Dendy Marshall, was the great authority on early locomotives and this book remains one of the authoritative sources. 461pp with many drawings, diagrams etc. This D&C reprint is to a slightly smaller format than the 1923 original. VG copy in dw. Heavy - UK postage £5.00.. Reprint. Cloth. VG/VG. Small 4to.

$33.58

BRITISH STEAM LOCOMOTIVE BUILDERS

By LOWE JAMES W

GUILD PUBLISHING, 1989. Accounts of all known builders of steam locos in the UK and Ireland with brief details of locos built, including those built for overseas. As might be expected time has shown a few errors and ommissions, but this is still the only comprehensive account of UK steam locomotive constructors. 704pp with photos and tables. VG copy in dw.. 1st (reprint). Hard Cover. VG/VG. Large 8vo.

$33.58

THE SELSEY TRAMWAY Volume Two
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THE SELSEY TRAMWAY Volume Two

By COOKSEY LAURIE A

WILD SWAN, 2006. Volume two of this hugely detailed history of this famous Colonel Stephens operated light railway in Sussex. c.150pp, heavily illustrated. Fine copy in dw.. 1st. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 4to.

$40.23

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