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Britain's Rail Super Centres : York

By: Appleby, K.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Ian Allan Ltd: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03007


Ken Appleby is a former senior railway manager, is ideally placed to comment on the history of York's railways from the 'inside. This book provides an excellent account of the story of railways in and around York. Illustrated with more than 230 photographs and line drawings , the book also includes a detailed account of the development of the NRM in York. A good clean tight book. PLEASE NOTE; Internation... View more info

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Railway Steam Cranes

By: Brownlie John S.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Glasgow, John S. Brownlie: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00425


This book is full of information and illustrations of steam cranes ,the author has spent years researching his subject .There is some faint foxing to the back pastedowns and the edges of the pages are slightly dust stained,the D/W is nicked and torn along the edges and the top of the spine and on the corners. View more info

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Don Breckon's Country Connections

By: Don Breckon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1993

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 03060


Don Breckon's superb paintings recreate the golden days of steam, when little branch lines and sleepy stations connected country communities with towns and cities near and far. This book will appeal to railway enthusiasts and country lovers alike. There is light creasing to the base of the spine on the rear of the D/W PLEASE NOTE; International economy second class shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The London and South Western Railway in the 20th Century

By: Faulkner, J.N.; Williams, R.A.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03297


It is just a century and a half since the first stage of the London & Southampton Railway was opened, a railway which was to expand first towards Portsmouth by a branch to Gosport. Changing its name to the London & South Western, and during the rest of the century from Hampshire to the far south west. The D/W shows light shelf wear to its edges and it is also priced-clipped. The text block is a little grubby. View more info

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The Armstrongs of the Great Western

By: Holcroft. H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Railway World Ltd: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03576


This book concentrates on certain members of one particular branch of the Armstrong family, those who served in the Locomotive department of The Great Western Railway. While the biographical side is the main theme, opportunity is taken to introduce relevant railway history where it has any bearing on the individuals concerned, to portray the surroundings and times in which they lived, and to throw side-lights on the individuals who came into contact with the Armstrongs a... View more info

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British Railways Steam Locomotives 1948 - 1968

By: Longworth,Hugh

Price: £35.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford Publishing Co: 2013

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03563


An exhaustive and monumental listing of every steam locomotive operated by BR from nationalisation until the end of steam in 1968. This second edition brings the work completely up to date and includes for the first time, line drawings of every listed locomotive. Hugh Longworth is the acknowledged expert in providing this level of technical detail and expertise. The hardcovers show signs of light shelf wear and scratching to the rear panel. There is also a ghost of a cir... View more info

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Southampton Railways

By: Moody, Bert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Waterfront Publications Ltd: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 03184


Southampton has always been a major name associated with railways, with the LSWR initially recognising the importance of the town as a major trading link with the world. Bert Moody documents in this book the fascinating story of the railway at Southampton and covers the many stations and railway installations within a boundary of Swaythling to the north,Sholing to the East and Redbridge to the west. There is a dedication from the author to a friend on the front fly-leaf... View more info

Memories of Steam

By: Quinn Tom

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David and Charles: 2009

Edition: Reprinted2009

Sellers ID: 01713


The book is in very good condition full of pictures. View more info

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Wiltshire (British Railways Past & Present)

By: Roose, Graham; Ballantyne, Hugh

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Past & Present Publishing Ltd: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03059


British Railways Past and Present' is a nationwide series of books featuring photographs of railway locations taken several decades ago and comparing them with the same scene today. This volume covers Wiltshire with over 240 black and white photographs. There is light reader wear to the covers. A good clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy second class shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

History of the Great Western Railway 1 Consolidation 1923 - 29

By: Semmens Peter

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1986

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Sellers ID: 00323


This first volume of the History of the Great Western Railway describes the financial details of the amalgamation,and traces the development of the new group through the 1920's.It was a period of great rivalry between the Great Western's neighbours, the SR and LMSR: speed,comfort,frequency and price were always being compared and contested,spurred on by the pride and loyalty of the Great Western staff.This is a guild publishing hardback book in V/G order has is the D/W. View more info

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Arthurs, Nelsons and Schools at Work

By: Townroe.S.C.

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK, Littlehampton Book Services Ltd: 1983

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03553


" Arthur's, Nelsons and Schools" is a revision of the author's earlier work on these classes, and in addition features full details of their performances recorded by contemporary observers, a chapter reviewing the preservation of examples from the three classes, and an impressive selection of photographs.. The blackboards show light shelf -wear to the base of the spine, the D/W has wear to its corners and crimping along the top of the jacket , it is also priced clipped. ... View more info

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A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: VOLUME 2 Southern England

By: White, H.P.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, David & Charles PLC: 1982

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 03648


This edition which has four extra pages of plates, has been thoroughly revised to bring the story up to the present. The front endpaper has the previous owners name and date in ink written on it. The D/w has shelf wear to the edges and indents and scuffing to the panels, it is also priced clipped. A Good , clean and tight copy. View more info

The Great Western Railway

By: Whitehouse Patrick & David St John Thomas ( Editors )

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Greenwich Ed: 1995

Edition: Greenwich Edition 1995

Sellers ID: 01712


All about the great western railway there are a couple of nicks on the spine and front fold. View more info

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The Best of Eric Treacy

By: Whitehouse,Patrick and Thomas, David St John.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Book Club Assoiciates: 1994

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 03080


This is no ordinary railway book. Covering a large part of the country, but of course with special emphasis on the North West, it surely confirms that our memories of the majesty of a steam locomotive hurtling through a busy junction or across a barren moor are not just fantasy. Indeed , turn the pages of this book and you soon hear and smell the thundering locomotives that knit Britain's economic and social life together. There is light spotting to the front and rear en... View more info