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Rules and Regulations for the Formations, Field-Exercise, and Movements of His Majesty's Forces

Rules and Regulations for the Formations, Field-Exercise, and Movements of His Majesty's Forces

by Adjutant General's Office

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  • Hardcover
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Used - Good
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Hardcover
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Prestatyn, Flintshire
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$154.89

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War Office, printed; and sold by T. Egerton, 1819. Book. Good. Paper-covered Boards. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Later edition. 22+401pp, 16 folding plates at rear, sl creasing, ink stain on prelims, a little underlining, recent binding in pale blue paper-covered boards with cloth spine and label on spine, and new endpapers..
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Handsworth: Old & New. A History of Birmingham's Staffordshire Suburb
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Handsworth: Old & New. A History of Birmingham's Staffordshire Suburb

by Hackwood, Frederick William

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  • good
  • Hardcover
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Used - Good
Edition
Limited Ed
Binding
Hardcover
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Prestatyn, Flintshire
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$136.30

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Handsworth: Author, 1908. Ex-Library. Good. Cloth. Limited Ed. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 87pp, dark blue cloth/gilt, ex-lib (several stamps & labels). Reprinted from The Handsworth Herald. Limited issue. Scarce..
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$136.30
Working Time Table of Freight Trains Midland Division Sections 1-16 June 18th June to 15th...

Working Time Table of Freight Trains Midland Division Sections 1-16 June 18th June to 15th September, 1952, Until Further Notice

by British Railways [London Midland Region]

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  • good
  • Paperback
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Used - Good
Binding
Paperback
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Prestatyn, Flintshire
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$111.52

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Derby: British Railways Book. Good. Card Covers. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 790pp, staples rusty, cloth spine faded. LMS-style timetable..
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$111.52
Freeling's Grand Junction Railway Companion to Liverpool, Manchester, and Birmingham; and...

Freeling's Grand Junction Railway Companion to Liverpool, Manchester, and Birmingham; and Liverpool, Manchester & Birmingham Guide; Containing a Narrative of the Parliamentary History of the Project...

by Freeling, Arthur

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  • good
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
New Ed
Binding
Hardcover
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Prestatyn, Flintshire
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$130.11

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London: Whittaker, 1838. Book. Good. Cloth. New Ed. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. 192+32pp, folding map, adverts, green cloth/dec gilt, sl wear..
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$130.11
R.R. Angerstein's Illustrated Travel Diary, 1753-1755: Industry in England and Wales from a...

R.R. Angerstein's Illustrated Travel Diary, 1753-1755: Industry in England and Wales from a Swedish perspective

by Angerstein, R.R.

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9781900747240
ISBN 10
1900747243
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Prestatyn, Flintshire
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$185.86

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London: Science Museum, 2001. Book. Near Fine. Glazed Boards. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 378pp, dwgs, map. Translated by Torsten and Peter Berg with an introduction by Professor Marilyn Palmer. Records Angerstein's journeys in England and Wales 1753-1755 with his drawings of industry..
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Traction Engine Design & Construction 1900-1930. Illustrated supplement

Traction Engine Design & Construction 1900-1930. Illustrated supplement

by Gilbert, G.F.A.

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  • Fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Prestatyn, Flintshire
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$148.69

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Huntingdon: Author, 2003. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 128pp, photos, diagrams. Scarce. Signed by author on ffep..
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$148.69
The Railway Shareholder's Manual; or Practical Guide to all the Railways in the World, completed,...
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London: Effingham Wilson, 1847. Book. Good. Hardcover. 8th Ed. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 409+12pp, tables, folding diagram, original dec green cloth/gilt/blindstamped boards, new spine and endpapers..
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$117.71
History of the Barry Railway Company, 1884-1921
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History of the Barry Railway Company, 1884-1921

by Rimell, R.J.

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • first
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Used - Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Prestatyn, Flintshire
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$309.78

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Cardiff: Barry Railway, 1923. Book. Very Good. Decorative Cloth. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 131pp, photos, tables, 2 folding plans, dark brown imitation leather/gilt/blindstamped (v slight wear at edges), marbled endpapers, sl foxing on page edges, front hinge sl weak, previous owner's stamp on second endpaper. Very scarce official company history. R.J. Rimell was the Assistant Secretary of the Barry Railway Company..
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$309.78
An Account of the Manufactures of the North British Locomotive Co. Ltd. during the period of the...
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An Account of the Manufactures of the North British Locomotive Co. Ltd. during the period of the War 1914-1919, with a Short History of the Firms which constituted the Company when formed in 1903

by North British Locomotive Co.Ltd.

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  • good
  • Hardcover
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Used - Good
Binding
Hardcover
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Prestatyn, Flintshire
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$161.08

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Glasgow: North British Locomotive Co.Ltd. Book. Good. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. [1920]. 123pp, photos, map, landscape formatbrown cloth/dec sl worn/stained, contents v good. Attractive manufacturer's presentation volume, printed on art paper. Scarce..
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$161.08
Constructing 5 Gauge Wagons
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Constructing 5" Gauge Wagons

by Hewson, Doug

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780902835344
ISBN 10
0902835343
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Prestatyn, Flintshire
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$179.67

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Ripley: Historical Model Railway Soc., 2017. Book. Near Fine. Glazed Boards. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 316pp, photos (mainly col), diagrams, tables. Comprehensive and detailed work in presentation box with 16 folding plans. Very heavy item - extra shipping charge will be required if sent overseas..
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$179.67
Street Railways; their Construction, Operation and Maintenance. (Trams) A Practical Handbook for...
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Street Railways; their Construction, Operation and Maintenance. (Trams) A Practical Handbook for Street Railway Men

by Fairchild, C.B.

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Prestatyn, Flintshire
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$470.86

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New York: Street Railway Publishing Co, 1892. Book. Very Good. Cloth. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. [vii] 486pp, photos, diagrams, adverts, dark maroon cloth, sl wear, stamp (Received Shops Engineers Office) on first (blank) page, inscr on title page. Comprehensive guide to US design and practice. Highly detailed diagrams and drawings Very scarce. Heavy book - extra shipping charges will be incurred if sent overseas..
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$470.86
Electric Railways and Tramways, their Construction and Operation. A Practical Handbook, setting...
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London: Offices of "Engineering", 1897. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 1-41, [adverts], xxvi, errata page, 677pp, photos, diagrams, modern green cloth binding. Ex- public reference library with several stamps but in very good condition. Revised, enlarged and brought up to date from articles in "Engineering" magazine. Heavy book - additional shipping charges will be added if sent overseas..
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$185.86
Locomotives for all Gauges and Duties
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Locomotives for all Gauges and Duties

by Beyer Peacock & Co. Ltd.

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  • good
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Good
Binding
Hardcover
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Prestatyn, Flintshire
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$198.26

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Gorton: Beyer Peacock & Co. Ltd. Book. Good. Full-Leather. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. n.d. [c.1924]. 77pp, photos, tables, dark brown leather/gilt worn & scuffed, sl damage at spine, one or two annotations in pencil, landscape format.Text in English, French and Spanish. Presentation copy belonging to Sir Sam Fay, Chairman of Beyer Peacock 1923-33 and last Chairman of th Great Central Railway whose name appears in gilt on front cover. Subsequently owned by M.A. Crane, Assistant to Sales Director, Beyer Peacock, whose name is written on ffep..
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$198.26
Beyer-Garratt Articulated Locomotives
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Beyer-Garratt Articulated Locomotives

by Beyer Peacock & Co. Ltd.

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  • good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Prestatyn, Flintshire
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$185.86

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Beyer Peacock & Co. Ltd., 1947. Book. Good. Full-Leather. 1st Edition. 164pp, photos, diagrams, tables, dark blue leather/gilt/blindstamped worn at edges with sl damage at top of spine. Comprehensive review of Garratts built for service throughout the world. Presentation copy belonging to M.A. Crane, Assistant to Sales Director, Beyer Peacock, whose name is blindstamped on front cover. One or two items relating to South African Railways loosely inserted..
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$185.86