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Image for Images of the Kennet & Avon: 100 years in camera, Bristol to Bradford-on-Avon

Images of the Kennet & Avon: 100 years in camera, Bristol to Bradford-on-Avon

By: Allsop, Niall

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Redcliffe Press Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03190

ISBN: 0948265914

Condition: Very Good


An introductory text, illustrated with drawings and prints, sets the scene for the 109 archive photographs - many reproduced here for the first time - that give the story of the Kennet & Avon between Bristol and Bradford-on-Avon life and substance anew. The accompanying detailed captions, richly embroidered with anecdotes and previously unpublished material, assure the people, places and boats a rightful place in the history of a working waterway. A good ,clean and tight copy. View more info

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Britain's Rail Super Centres : York

By: Appleby, K.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Ian Allan Ltd: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03007

ISBN: 0711020728

Condition: Very Good


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; International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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London's Lorries

By: Arthur Ingram

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Roundoak Publishing: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04435

ISBN: 1871565065

Condition: Very Good


Much as been written about the capital's public transport system and the vehicles operated, but this volume represents the first attempt to detail the goods vehicles operated throughout the London area in the past. Using photographs created by his own camera, the author has used his intimate knowledge of the vehicles, companies and locations in Greater London, to tell the story of lorry operation in the Capital during the ' fifties and sixties'. There are two light marks on the fore edge of the text block. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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British Civil Aircraft Registers including Ireland1919-99

By: Austin, Michael

Price: £45.00

Publisher: UK, Air Britain Historians Ltd: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03410

ISBN: 0851302815

Condition: Fine


For anyone interested in aviation and civilian aircraft this book is a must. From front to back cover it is full of registration numbers of all sorts of aircraft dating from 1919 - 1999. It does not have a D/J A fine, tight copy. View more info

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Over the Summit: How Britain's Railways Crossed the High Hills

By: Awdry, Christopher

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Silver Link Publishing Ltd: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03088

ISBN: 1857940016

Condition: Very Good


Using contemporary sources and subsequent research, and with the help of numerous maps and gradient profiles, the author describes and tells the stories behind Britain's railway inclines, each summit presented their own individual challenges, and provide us with these intriguing stories of engineering endeavour. There is some light spotting to the D/W. View more info

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Banbury and the branch to Verney Junction : the final years

By: Bill Simpson

Price: £40.00

Publisher: UK, Lamplight Publications: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04592

ISBN: 1899246150

Condition: Very Good


This album portrays Banbury and the branch to Bletchley as an illustrated view of the final years. In 1960 the branch appeared, along with many others, as the withering shoots of a railway that had been a part of the victorian flourish of lines that seemed to reach every corner of the country. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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British Rail Standard Steam Locomotives

By: Brian Stephenson

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Ian Allan Ltd: 1993

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04491

ISBN: 0711012458

Condition: Very Good


In the aftermath of World War 2 and the nationalisation of Britain's railway network there was an urgent need for a range of locomotives that could carry out a number of unremarkable everyday jobs efficiently and with minimum recourse to expensive maintenance. The d/w has been priced clipped. View more info

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Portraits of "Castles" - Portraits of every Western Region Castle class locomotive, with footplate comments.

By: Bryan Holden; Kenneth.H. Leech

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Moorland Publishing Company Ltd.: 1990

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04623

ISBN: 0903485893

Condition: Very Good


Between 1923 and 1950 a total of 171 Castles were built, although strictly only 170 were ever in service at one time. Kenneth Leech saw and photographed them all, and it is the sheer number of Castles and their far ranging shed locations which make this collection of photographs so very special. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Salute to the Southern

By: Cecil John Allen

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Ian Allen Ltd: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04621

ISBN: 0711004714

Condition: Very Good


Smallest of all the four main line railways at the grouping in 1923, the Southern Railway was by no means the least influential. Illustrated throughout with black & white photographs. There is light tanning to the text block edges and there is a chip to the front cover fore edge The boards show light shelf-wear. View more info

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The Subterranean Railway : How the London Underground Was Built and How It Changed the City Forever

By: Christian Wolmar

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Atlantic Books: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04476

ISBN: 1843540223

Condition: Very Good


This is the dramatic story of the men who made the world's first, and still largest, underground passenger railway. This book shows how the railway beneath the streets helped create the city we know today. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Somerset Railways

By: Clement, Mike; Gosling, Ted

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03063

ISBN: 0750923911

Condition: Very Good


Somerset Railways examines the countless trains that passed by in the age of steam. Enriched by a wealth of photographs of staff from all walks of railway life, this book is a unique photograph collection, much of which has not been published before. It is meant as a tribute to those railway workers, and to the vibrant Somerset railway system that they served. There is light rubbing to the spine ends. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Golden Years of British Steam Trains

By: Colin Garratt

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bounty Books: 2007

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04235

ISBN: 0753715414

Condition: Very Good


" The Golden Years of British Steam Trains" contains 250 glorious pictures recalling the living vitality of the steam age during its most exciting years. The pictures have been chosen from the collection of the late A.W.V.Mace and grouped into sections of the Big Four companies; L.M.S., G.W.R, S.R. and L.N.E.R. These companies operated from 1923 until the formation of British Railways in 1948. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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ABC Traction Recognition

By: Colin Marsden

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Ian Allan Publishing LTD: 2014

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 04605

ISBN: 0711037922

Condition: Very Good


An updated edition of this highly successful guide to all the locomotives and multiple units currently operating on Britain's railway network. There is a bump to the base of the spine. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Return to ... Pwllheli..please. Along the Cambrian Coast

By: Derek J. Lowe.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Book Law Publications: 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04591

ISBN: 1907094407

Condition: Very Good


The author has tried to introduce an element of change in regard to the layout of this book. The clue lies in the title, " Return to ....Pwllheli...Please ". This phrase would have been said to many a railway booking clerk across the ticket counter, prior to taking a train journey on this delightful line. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Don Breckon's Country Connections

By: Don Breckon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03060

ISBN: 0715394045

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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History of the Great Western Railway. Vol Two - 1863 - 1921

By: E.T.MacDermot . Revised by C.R.Clinker

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, Ian Allen Ltd: 1964

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04403

Condition: Very Good


C.R. Clinker, himself an old Great Western Man, has taken full advantage of the expert knowledge of researchers into the various aspects of the Company's history and has carried in new facts from a wide range of sources. The text block is lightly tanned and the end papers has some light foxing. the D/w has been priced clipped it is also covered in a plastic cover. A good , square and tight copy. View more info

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Steam on the West of England Main Lines

By: Gray, Peter W.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Ian Allan Publishing: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02990

ISBN: 0711026483

Condition: Very Good


In this book the author has attempted to show the main lines west of Bristol/ Weymouth as they were during the closing years of 1957 and 1965.The author also takes the main line through to Yeovil, Taunton, Exeter and on through Cornwall to Penzance . The text is accompanied by many fine colour photographs. There is a personal dedication in ink on the front paste-down. A clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Over Shap to Carlisle: The Lancaster and Carlise Railway in the 20th century.

By: Harold D. Bowtell

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Littlehampton Book Services Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04009

ISBN: 0711013136

Condition: Very Good


The author discusses the railway at Preston and traces with erudition its route, structures, signalling and scenes northward to Windermere and over Shap to Carlisle Its history and layout is backed by a plenitude of diagrams from the LMS of 50 plus years ago. The d/w is priced clipped. View more info

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The Last Days of Steam in Dorset and Bournemouth (Transport/Railway)

By: Haysom, David; Parker, Julien

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Pub Ltd: 1994

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03062

ISBN: 0750901802

Condition: Very Good


A superb collection of over 200 photographs of Dorset's railways during the 1950s and ' 60s', this book will appeal not only to former railwaymen, and to train-spotters of the period, but to steam enthusiasts everywhere. The D/W shows light shelf wear to its edges and corners and also has scratches to front and rear panels. View more info

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Parallel Lines : The Journey on the Railway of Dreams

By: Ian Marchant

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Pub Ltd: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04604

ISBN: 0747565783

Condition: Very Good


The author with his feel for character, humour and surprise he reveals how his own life - has been intertwined with the railway and how travelling by train is one of the great shared experiences of the British nation. There is light tanning to the edges of the text block. View more info