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    Modern Steam Road Wagons by Norris, William

    Folkstone: Goose & Son, 1972. 173 pages. 460g. Red cloth boards with pages edges a little darkened, Near FINE in a Near FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings. Facsimile reprint of the 1906 original edition. A history of the development of this method of transport detailing the products of the notable manufactures of the period such as Leyland, Foden, Yorkshire and others.. Facsimile Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Railways Around Harrogate: The Leeds Northern, Nidd Valley & Wetherby Lines by Martin Bairstow

    Pudsey: Martin Bairstow, 1986. 72 pages, 200g. Stapled soft card covers Near MINT. Illustrated with b/w photographs and route map. . 1st Edition. Stapled Card Covers. Near MINT. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.


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    Metro Maps of the World. by Mark Ovenden

    Harrow Weald: Capital Transport Publishing, 2003. 136 pages, 1.1kg. Pictorial laminated boards Near MINT. Illustrated with colour throughout. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near MINT. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.


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    Wrecks and Relics 11th Edition - The Biennial Survey of Preserved, Instructional and Derelict Airframes in the U.K.and Eire by Ken Ellis

    Leicester: Midland Counties Publishing, 1988. 224 pages, 415g. Pictorial laminated boards FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs. . 11th Edition . Hard Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.


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    Sidney Ironworks Accounts 1541-1573 by Crossley D W (Ed)

    London, Great Britain: The Royal Historical Society, 1975. 1st edition. 269 pages including detailed index. This is a detailed study of the business of the Sidney ironworks in Sussex. Contains numerous charts, copies of old documents and 3 maps. In original stone coloured buckram gilt hard cover binding with one tiny mark on front cover - not serious. A very clean tight copy. Very Good+.. First Edition. Buckram. Very Good+. 8vo.


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    The Aerodynamics of Powered Flight by Robert L. Carroll

    London: John Wiley & Sons, 1960. 275 pages, 630g. Blue cloth boards a little rubbed to edges, Very Good with previous owners signatures to free end-paper. Illustrated with explanitary charts and drawings. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.


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    The GWR Handbook 1923-1947 by David Wragg

    Stroud: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2006. 236 pages, 960g. Black cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.


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    Wilkinson Studies Vol 1 by Barker Richard (Ed)

    London, Great Britain: Merton Priory Press Ltd, 1991. 1st edition. A5. 67 pages. Well illustrated throughout with black and white photographic plates, plans, drawings, etc. This is a detailed study of the work and innovations of the great engineer John Wilkinson (1728 -1808) with contributions from a number of prominent authors. In original attractive pictorial red card covers. Fine. REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. A5.


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    Wales from the air: A survey of the physical and cultural landscape by Howe. G. Melvyn

    Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1966. xi + 43 pages. 470g. Oblong format pictorial boards a little marked, with light bump to top corner. Near FINE. Illustrated with b/w aerial photographs including a reference map that gives the location of each photograph.. 2nd Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Glasgow Railway Memories by W.A.C. Smith; Paul Anderson

    Clophill: Irwell Press, 2001. 52 pages, 240g. Stapled soft card covers Near MINT. Illustrated with period b/w photographs. . 1st Edition. Stapled Card Covers. Near MINT. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.


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    How Steam Locomotives Really Work by P. W. B. Semmens; A. J. Goldfinch

    Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. 348 pages, 760g. Black cloth boards MINT in a MINT d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. NEW/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.


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    Railways in the British Isles: Landscape, Land Use and Society by David Turnock

    Newton Abbot: David St John Thomas, 1990. 265 pages, 645g. Black cloth boards, Near MINT in a Near MINT d/w. Illustrated with maps and b/w photographs. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Near MINT/Near MINT. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.


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    Fifty Famous British Locomotives: The Story of the Stars of the Steam and Early Diesel Age by Peter Herring

    Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 2009. 192 pages, 960g. Blue cloth boards with silver design, MINT in a Near MINT d/w. Illustrated with colour photographs. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. As New/Near MINT. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.


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    AUSTRALIAN LOCOMOTIVE GUIDE by CLARK P

    New South Wales.: Rosenberg Publishing, 2012. 368 pages, 745g. Pictorial laminated boards MINT. Illustrated with colour photographs throughout. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. As New. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Book.


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    Class Forties in Action by Buck, Martin (Compiler)

    Gloucester: Peter Watts, 1982. 48 pages, 155g. Stapled soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w and some colour photographs. . 1st Edition. Stapled Card Covers. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.


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    Excavation and Survey at Higher Woodhill Mill, Bury by Fletcher Mark

    Leicester Great Britain: Association for Industrial Archaeology, 1994. 1st edition thus. 4to. 19 pages. This is an article which forms part of The Industrial Archaeology Review Volume XVII No 1, Autumn 1994. It is a very well researched account and contains numerous excellent plans, drawings and black and white photographic plates. Packed with interest. There are 6 other articles in this review. 1) Brunel and the Crystal Palace. 2) Industrial Heritage of the Iron and Steel Industry in the Lower Rhineland. 3) The Glass Industry. 4) St Mary's War Memorial, Nottingham. 5) Coke ovens at Vobster Breach Colliery. 6) Housing the Loom. In original green attractive pictorial card covers which are very slightly faded. Very Good+.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    Plymouth to St Austell (Western Main Line) by Vic Mitchell; Keith Smith

    Midhurst: Middleton Press, 2001. 96 pages, 385g. Pictorial laminated boards with very light bump to bottom corners, and previous owners name stamp to front paste-down. Near FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and track plans. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near FINE. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.


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    Wilkinson Studies Vol II by Barker Richard (Ed)

    London, Great Britain: Merton Priory Press Ltd, 1992. 1st edition. A5. 100 pages. Some illustrations in black and white. This is a detailed study of the work and innovations of the great engineer John Wilkinson (1728 -1808) with contributions from a number of prominent authors. In original attractive pictorial red card covers. Fine. REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. A5.


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    Book of the Thames: From Its Rise to Its Fall by Hall, Samuel Carter; Hall, Mrs. Samuel Carter

    Twickenham: Charlotte James Publishers, 1975. 518 pages, 700g. Green cloth boards lightly rubbed to extremities, Very Good with the contents tight and clean, A facsimile reprint of the book first published in 1859.. Facsimile Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Shaking the Iron Universe; British Industry in the 1980s by Bowen, David

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1990. 1st edition, 8vo, 324pp, VG Copy in VG DJ. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    The Old Telegraphs by Wilson, Geoffrey

    Chichester: Phillimore, 1976. 252 pages, 870g. Brown cloth boards FINE in a Very good price-clipped d/w with two small repaired tears and small bite out of bottom edge, in clear removable wrap. Illustrated with b/w plates and drawings in the text. A comprehensive World Wide history of the shutter, semaphore & other kinds of Visual mechanical telegraphs developed in the late 18th and early 19th centuires.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    Southdown In NBC Days by Kraemer-Johnson, Glym & Bishop, John

    Hersham: Ian Allan, 2008. 80 pages, 600g. Pictorial laminated boards Near MINT. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs showing liveries during the National Bus Company days .. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near MINT/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.


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    Diesels Nationwide Volume 2 by C.W. Judge

    Oxford: Oxford Publishing, 1979. 128 pages, 795g. Brown cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.


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    Reflections on the Portishead Branch by Vincent, Mike

    Poole: Oxford Publishing Co., 1983. 224 pages, 400g. Soft card covers a little marked with previous owners name and date to reverse top corner of front cover. Very Good. Illustrated with b/w photographs, maps gradient profile and trackplans. A history of this line throughout its operational existence, with details of dock workings at Wapping, Canons Marsh and City Docks in Bristol.. 1st Edition. Soft Card Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.


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    First Across the Atlantic (Amazing But True) by Carolyn Sloan

    London: Franklin Watts Ltd, 1996. 32 pages, 335g. Pictorial laminated boards FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.


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