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Automobile Engineering Vols 1 -6

By: N/A

Price: £60.00

Publisher: USA, American Technical Society Chicargo: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04138

Condition: Good


These volumes were designed for the use of repair men, chauffeurs, and owners covering the construction care and repair of pleasure cars, commercial cars and motorcycles, with especial attention to ignition, starting, and lighting systems, garage design and equipment , welding, and other repair methods. The covers and spines are well worn with tears to the base of the spine and some of the volumes are sprung at the spine. A very interesting set from the early days of the American car industry. View more info

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Verti-Flight No.12 1966

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, American Helicopter Society: 1966

Sellers ID: 04341

Condition: Good


This is a bound copy of the American Helicopter Society's monthly magazine Verti-Flight Volume 12 1966. The yellow boards have some light staining to the from t cover and the text block is speckled. There ink stamps on the front pages two from Westland's 1968 and one from Fairy Aviation 1966. View more info

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Verti-Flight Vol 13 1967

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, American Helicopter Society: 1967

Sellers ID: 04342

Condition: Good


This is the bound set for the year 1967 of Verti-Flight for the American Helicopter Society.This has Westland Helicopter Library stamps on the front pages. The yellow boards are lightly grubby as is the text block. View more info

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Verti-Flight Vol 16 1970

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, American Helicopter Society: 1970

Sellers ID: 04343

Condition: Good


This is the bound magazines of the American Helicopter Society - Verti - Flight Vol 16 1970 The yellow boards has staining to the front , the text block is speckled and the front pages are stamp with the Westland library stamp. One of the first pages has its lower corner torn off. View more info

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The RoSPA Bicycle Owner's handbook.

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: UK, Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04186

Condition: Very Good


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Wheels

By: Adley, Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Littlehampton Book Services Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03031

ISBN: 071101700X

Condition: Good


In the preservation era, colour photography of steam locomotives are repeatable, replaceable and commonplace. Robert Adley's photography, undertaken before the days of fast colour film and SLR cameras, tells a different tale; the story of the grimy, depressing, neglected end of steam. This book combines the atmosphere of steam's final years, with an informative text that puts into its historic place the role of many famous British locomotives The red boards have marks on it, and there is the remnants of a sticker ... View more info

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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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Once Upon a Line: More Reminiscences from the Isle of Wight Railways Vol 3

By: Andrew Britton

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, OPC Railprint: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04583

ISBN: 0860934837

Condition: Very Good


Once upon a line... Volume 3 is a continuation of the reminiscences of the staff of the Isle of Wight Railways. The author has gathered together a further selection of anecdotes from the footplate staff, guards and permanent way men, including the operation of the very last steam hauled train prior to electrification. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Short Sunderland in World War II

By: Andrew Hendrie

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04545

ISBN: 1853104299

Condition: Very Good


Andrew Hendrie writes about the development of the aircraft and then goes on to describe its important role in the World War II. The Sunderlands' crews exceptional ability to take on combats with six or more enemy fighters earned it the Luftwaffe's nickname of the ' Flying Porcupine '. A good, clean copy. View more info

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The Stanley Steam Cars 1897 - 1907 - No. 55

By: Anthony Bird

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Profile Publications ltd: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04179

Condition: Very Good


This thin little booklet is full of black & white photographs showing all sorts of steam powered cars. There is light wear down the spine. View more info

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Lambert's Railway Miscellany

By: Anthony Lambert

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK, Ebury Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03908

ISBN: 009193771X

Condition: Fine


This wonderful collection contains a wealth of entertaining stories, curiosities, mishaps and faux pas, and is a reminder that our railways really were - and occasionally still are - full of derring - do. romance and character. It adds up to irresistible reading for railway aficionados everywhere. 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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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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Southern Steam in Colour

By: Ballantyne, Hugh

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Uk, Littlehampton Book Services Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03572

ISBN: 0710603363

Condition: Very Good


The Southern railway was the smallest of the four companies grouped in 1923 under the Railways Act of 1921 and its territory was clearly defined geographically in the south and west of England, extending from Broadstairs in East Kent to Padstow in Cornwall. Illustrated throughout with many fine colour photos. The hardboards show light signs of shelf wear and the top of the pages has a little foxing. A good ,tight copy. View more info

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A Rally of Traction Engines

By: Barry J. Finch

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Ian Allan: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04163

ISBN: 0711001227

Condition: Very Good


It is a wonderful thought that many of the engines pictured in this book were ploughing and threshing when Victoria was on the throne. this book will provide a permanent pictorial record of an outstanding epoch of British engineering. The maroon hardboards are bumped at the corners and the spine is lightly faded. there is also light staining to some of the pages. View more info

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Light Perpetual: Aviators' Memorial Windows.

By: Beaty, David

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02942

ISBN: 1853105880

Condition: Very Good


Through the touching beauty of stained glass memorial windows in churches, cathedrals and RAF stations throughout Britain from North Scotland to the tip of Cornwall, in Wales and Northern Ireland. "Light Perpetual" briefly traces the history of aviation, in whose service so many men and women gave their lives. The D/W shows signs of light shelf wear. 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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Railway Architecture

By: Binney, Marcus, & David Pearce (Editors)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Books: 1985

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Sellers ID: 03467

ISBN: 0906223628

Condition: Near Fine


The railway companies were the most extensive patrons of new architecture in the nineteenth century. Many of their buildings were of a totally new kind, and others posed novel problems of construction. Style and technique united as the railways sought to combine the prestige and elegance of this new form of travel with crucial and imaginative innovations in engineering. This book is illustrated with over 200 black & white photographs. There is a ghost of a label on the fep and the residual of glue from a label on the front panel of the D/J. The D/J show s light wear to its edges and corners. View more info

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Mosquito: The Illustrated History

By: Birtles, Philip J

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Limited: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03408

ISBN: 0750914955

Condition: Fine


Alongside the Spitfire and the Lancaster, the Mosquito is one of the most famous RAF aircraft of the Second World War, if not of all time. Fulfilling an incredible number of contrasting roles from its original concept of a high-speed and low-level unarmed bomber, through reconnaissance fighter-bomber, night -fighter, intruder, bomber support and pathfinder, to naval strike, anti-shipping, minelayer, and many more. A series of comprehensive appendices give full details of Mosquito production figures, production variants, and operational service. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info