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The History of Choppers: Rollings Sculptures

By: Rob Wieland

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Gibbs Smith Publisher: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03813

ISBN: 1586857320

Condition: Fine


In this first book that reveals the history and modern incarnation of the chopper, the author captures these unbelievable combinations of sculpture, attitude, and individuality, cobbled together from fact, anecdotes, half-truths, and tall tales - just like the bikes themselves. With full colour photographs of some of the most extraordinary bikes today. The d/w shows wear to the panels and corners. Otherwise a clean tight copy. View more info

Covering My Tracks: Recollections of the Twilight of Steam

By: Robert Adley

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Patrick Stephens Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03987

ISBN: 0850598826

Condition: Near Fine


Dr Beeching's infamous axe decimated the railway map and virtually rendered obsolete the branch lines and meandering cross-country routes that for so long epitomized Britain's railway system. During the melancholy yet frantic eleventh hour of steam in the mid-60s, railway enthusiasts suddenly realized the full implications of what was taking place around them, and many - though all to few - used their pens and cameras to record the vanishing era. There is light shelf wear to the edges of the D/w View more info

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Bell P-39 Airacobra (Crowood Aviation)

By: Robert F. Dorr; Jerry Scutts

Price: £28.00

Publisher: UK, The Crowood Press Ltd: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03910

ISBN: 1861263481

Condition: Near Fine


Aviation historian Robert F.Dorr tells the full story of the Bell Aircobra in this well researched and illustrated book. he deals in details l with the many criticisms of the aeroplane and gives voice to those who are keen to sing its praises. The D/W shows light wear to its edges and corners. A clean, tight copy. View more info

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Liners: The Golden Age

By: Robert Fox

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, H.F.Ullmann Publishing Gmbh: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04438

ISBN: 3833161868

Condition: Very Good


Steam navigation, ' the only way to travel ', was the slogan for the era of the ocean liner. It was an invitation to adventure, luxury, escape; for millions of impoverished migrants it was an invitation to a new life in new worlds. The steamer was to dominate long-distance travel from the 1860s to the 1960s, when it gave way to diesel- driven ships and the commercial jet airliner. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Somerset and Dorset Railway (Railway History)

By: Robin Atthill

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04635

ISBN: 0715386921

Condition: Very Good


The Somerset & Dorset became something of a legend in its own lifetime, achieving fame quite disproportionate to its size. Even in its last decades, its sturdy individuality and picturesqueness attracted railway lovers and photographers from far and wide. The D/w has been priced-clipped and shows light shelf-wear to its panels and corners. View more info

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Changing Tracks: The Photographs of a Midlands Railwayman 1946 - 1994.

By: Roger Shenton

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Midland Publishing: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04559

ISBN: 1857800044

Condition: Very Good


' Changing Tracks records how the very essence of the railway changed in the decades after nationalisation. Sometimes these changes are dramatic, like the end of steam, others are almost imperceptible like the renewal of the infrastructure. This book is illustrated throughout with the authors own photographs. There are bumps to the corners on the hardboards, and the lower front corner has a tiny tear. 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

ISBN: 185895049X

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Triumph Twins and Triples The 350, 500, 650, 750 Twins and Trident.

By: Roy H. Bacon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 1989

Edition: 7th reprint

Sellers ID: 03762

ISBN: 0850457009

Condition: Near Fine


This book must surely become essential reading for every Triumph owner, rider, restorer or just admirer. Now the essential story is ready, and available. The ongoing Triumph story is continued to the close of Meridian and beyond in this latest edition. The d/w shows edge creasing and there is a small split down the top front corner. A clean tight copy. View more info

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Spitfire Odyssey: My Life at Supermarines, 1936-57

By: Russell.C.R

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Kingfisher Railway Productions.: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03498

ISBN: 0946184186

Condition: Fine


This is the biography of Cyril Richard Russel who spent most of his life working in the aviation industry.Joining the Supermarine Aviation Works Ltd. at the age of 14 and gaining an apprenticeship as a sheet metal worker and staying with the company until 1946. The d/w shows light shelf wear and is priced clipped. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Railway Owned Commercial Vehicles

By: S.W.Stevens- Stratten; W. Aldridge; Stratten Stevens

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Ian Allan Publishing: 1987

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 04606

ISBN: 0711016895

Condition: Very Good


This book tells the story of Railway - Owned Commercial Vehicles from the early days, with particular emphasis on the period from the early 1930s to the late 1960s. All types of goods traffic are covered, including detailed examination of those vehicles designed for specific traffic. The d/w has been price-clipped. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

History of the Great Western Railway 1 Consolidation 1923 - 29

By: Semmens, Peter

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1986

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Sellers ID: 00323

Condition: Very Good


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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P&O Cruises: Celebrating 175 Years of Heritage

By: Sharon Poole; Andrew Sassoli-Walker

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Amberley Publishing: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04783

ISBN: 1445605961

Condition: Near Fine


It is an achievement for any brand to be able to trace its roots back 175 years. When even well-established international names are disappearing, it is an even greater testament to well-laid foundations and continual innovation and evolution. Illustrated with over 300 photographs, both historical and contemporary, this book also highlights the unseen work that goes into running a fleet of modern cruise ships. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Taunton West

By: Siviter, Roger

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Great Bear Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02955

ISBN: 0954115031

Condition: Very Good


This book is the fourth volume in the Great Bear Yesteryear Traction series. It compliments the '50s West ' with many different locations, but with a few of the old favourite scenes . The journey starts at Taunton when the station abounded in splendid GWR signals and signal boxes, then runs through Somerset then Devon through to Cornwall and eventually stopping at Penzance. The corners of pages 15 through to 18 have been turned down by the previous owner. Otherwise this is a clean tight copy. Please Note :International second class economy shipping may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Underground London: Travels Beneath the City Streets

By: Smith, Stephen

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown & Company: 2004

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 03055

ISBN: 0316861340

Condition: Very Good


Fresh, funny and impeccably researched,' Underground London' is ' alternative' history at its best - an illuminating glimpse into the hidden world beneath our feet. The D/W shows shelf wear to its edges and corners. View more info

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Northallerton, Ripon & Wensleydale (Railway Memories)

By: Stephen Chapman

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Bellcode Books: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04595

ISBN: 1871233232

Condition: Very Good


Railways Memories #23 recalls the time when passenger trains hauled by vintage locomotives ran all the way from Northallerton to the Settle and Carlisle line at Garsdale, when express trains including one of the nation's most prestigious Pullman trains served or passed through Britain's 4th smallest city which has had no railway since 1969 A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

The Book of Oxford Buses and Trams

By: Stephen Jolly; Nick Taylor

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford Bus Preservation Syndicate: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04615

ISBN: 0950673927

Condition: Good


This book was produced by the Oxford Bus Preservation Society to illustrate in black and white photographs the history of the tram and bus services in and around Oxford. The soft covers shows wear of the extremities View more info

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British Buses Since 1945

By: Stephen Morris

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Ian Allan Publishing: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04652

ISBN: 0711022801

Condition: Very Good


In this book the author examines the history of the bus in Britain since the end of World War 2 through the various manufacturers based in Britain that have been active in the period since 1945. Fully illustrated with a fascinating selection of photographs. The cover shows light readers wear. View more info

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Memories of Steam: reliving the Golden age of Britain's Railways.

By: Tom Quinn

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03907

ISBN: 0715329561

Condition: Fine


Tom Quinn's collection of first-hand accounts are drawn from his own research and interviews, covering every aspect of railway life during the steam era. Special picture features focus on some of the most visually striking aspects of the steam age. There is light creasing to the head and base of thew spine on the D/W. View more info

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Concise Guide to Car Numbers

By: Tony Hill

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Car Numbers Monthly: 1983

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03922

ISBN: 0950826618

Condition: Near Fine


Tony Hill long time campaigner for a cherished transfer system without the red tape of bureaucracy has compiled this book from his own experiences and stories relayed to him over the years. This book is the second edition of " The Concise Guide to Car Numbers". There is light wear to the D/W edges and corners, and creasing to the head of the spine. A good tight copy View more info

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Arthurs, Nelsons and Schools at Work

By: Townroe.S.C.

Price: £12.20

Publisher: UK, Littlehampton Book Services Ltd: 1983

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03553

ISBN: 071101292X

Condition: Very Good


" 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. Otherwise a good, clean and tight copy. View more info