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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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The Heyday of the Bus: Scotland

By: Gavin Booth

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Ian Allan Publishing: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03671

ISBN: 0711025584

Condition: Near Fine


For all Scotland's size much of its population is concentrated in the central belt. This strongly influences the pattern of the bus services, which range from urban and bus interurban services between Edinburgh and Glasgow, to deeply rural services in the Highlands and Islands, the northeast, the borders and the southwest. A good, tight clean copy. View more info

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From Moorlands to Highlands (Transport Archives)

By: John Corah

Price: £75.00

Publisher: UK, Gingerfold Publications: 2007

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 04027

ISBN: 1902356225

Condition: Very Good


There can only be a very small to medium sized haulage companies in the British Isles with a national reputation within the industry and with such a warm felt appreciation by enthusiasts of road transport. Brian Harris Transport Limited is one such company held in high regard by both. This copy is signed by the author. A good, clean copy. View more info

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Wynns: The First 100 Years

By: John Wynn

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Wales, P.M.Heaton Publishing: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04026

ISBN: 1872006094

Condition: Very Good


In this volume the author has taken the history of Wynns, by using Texts and photographs, up to 1963 when the centenary of the business was celebrated. The spine is lightly sun faded. View more info

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An Illustrated History of Fire Engines

By: Mardon, Roger.C.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: uk, Ian Allan Publishing: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03568

ISBN: 0711024839

Condition: Fine


In " An Illustrated History of Fire Engines" the author provides the reader with a fascinating selection of photographs that portray the development of special fire-fighting equipment. The book starts with the earliest man-handled or horse -powered trailers and continues the story up to the massive and sophisticated engines that are in use today. A superbly illustrated guide to a fascinating subject. A very goo, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Midland Red

By: Mike. Greenwood

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Ian Allan: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03670

ISBN: 0711025894

Condition: Near Fine


To many, the Midland Red bus company had no peers. Not only did it become the largest bus company outside the metropolis, but its policy of building its own vehicles in volume remains unique and perhaps it is this that sets it aside from other large bus operators. There is very light wear to the corners, otherwise a good, tight and clean copy. View more info

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The Illustrated History of Seddon Atkinson Trucks and Buses

By: Nick Baldwin

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, G T Foulis & Co Ltd: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04437

ISBN: 0854297065

Condition: Very Good


Originally, as separate companies Seddon and Atkinson carved a very special niche for themselves in different spheres of the heavy transport diesel market. Atkinson's history goes right back to the steam days, but the firm did not become a major manufacturer of heavy vehicles until the 1940s, and Seddon was tapping the demand for a cheap and lightweight diesel vehicle to compete with contemporary mass-produced petrol rivals. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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L.C.Lewis: Heavy Haulage

By: Paul Heaton

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Wales, P.M.Heaton Publishing: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04029

ISBN: 1872006132

Condition: Very Good


In this book the author has recorded the History of L.C.L.Lewis Haulage in text and photographs. A fascinating story of one man's determination to start up a haulage company. There are two small dents on the back cover. View more info

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Exeter and Taunton Tramways (Tramways Classics)

By: Perkin, J.B.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Middleton Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03471

ISBN: 1873793324

Condition: Fine


These two tramways were small in comparison with most urban systems but this added to their charm and individuality. Herein is an unrivalled collection of photographs of two lines that served their communities well, albeit for relatively brief periods. A fine clean copy. View more info

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Trucks in Britain: Drawbar Outfits

By: Peter Davies

Price: £17.00

Publisher: UK, Roundoak Publishing: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04434

ISBN: 1871565154

Condition: Very Good


Drawbar outfits come in different forms but for the purpose of this book we can define the subject as the ' lorry and trailer' used for normal every day haulage. At the same time a few examples of other types such as those used in dock haulage, heavy haulage and showman's transport have been included. A good . clean and tight book. View more info

British Trucks at Work In the Sixties : A Pictorial View of Road Haulage

By: Peter Davies

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Roundoak Publishing: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04436

ISBN: 1871565006

Condition: Very Good


The sixties saw many changes taking place in British road haulage. The transport scene was undergoing such radical changes that the old order was fast disappearing. Peter Davis' fascination for the old style British lorry led him to embark on a personal mission to record on film the last years of traditional haulage vehicles. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Years Between, 1909-69: The Eastern National Story from 1930 Vol 2

By: R.J.C.Crawley, D.R. MacGregor, F.D. Simpson .

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford Printing Company: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04916

ISBN: 0860932877

Condition: Very Good


For over fifty years Eastern national have provided a regular network of bus services in Essex and the surrounding counties. In this second Volume of the development of National concerns in the ' The Years Between ' the expansion and consolidation of services in Essex and Bedfordshire are traced. The boards have a light curve to it, and the d/w is priced clipped. 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

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