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Ahrons E L  Locomotive & Train Working in the Latter Part of the Nineteenth Century Vol.4, Heffer, 1953, pp127 plus pp24 of illustrations. Inscription and name stamp from the previous owner inside the front cover.  Hard Cover.  VG in a Fair dust wrapper.  Wear and small tears to the dust wrapper, particularly at the top corners and at the head & base of the spine.  Vol.4 deals with The Great Western Railway, The Cambrian Railways, The Brecon & Merthyr Railway, The Taff Vale Railway, The Rhymney Railway, The Barry Railway, and The Midland & South Western Junction Railway.  £8.50

Anderson, P Howard  The East Midlands, David St John Thomas/D&C, 1986, pp208.  Regional Railway Handbooks No.1.  Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A comprehensive survey of inter-city, provincial sector and Railfreight activity in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicester and Northamptonshire, providing a fascinating insight into rail services in the area over 30 years ago.  £3.95

Baker S K  Rail Atlas Great Britain & Ireland, OPC, 8th edition 1996, pp123.  Glazed Boards. Fine.  The standard map of Britain's railways, with new fully detailed Irish maps.  £3.95

Balkwill, Richard and Marshal, John  The Guinness Book of Railway Facts and Feats, Guinness Superlatives, 6th edition 1993, pp240 plus pp14 of colour illustrations..  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The spine of the dust wrapper is sunned. A comprehensive reference work detailing the records, achievements, facts and history of the world's railway systems, as well as the people who created them.  £2.95

Ballantyne, Hugh  Great Western Revival, Jane's, 1985, pp64.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  A landscape format all-colour album of GWR preserved steam in the 1970s and early 1980s.  £2.95

Barrie D S  The Rhymney Railway, Oakwood, 1973, pp47-93 plus pp8 of illustrations.  With a postscript on the Rhymney in 1973.  Oakwood Library of Railway History No.9.  First published in 1952.  Card Covers.  Very Good-.  Slight wear to the covers at the head and base of the spine.  £5.95

Beck, Keith and Harris, Nigel  GWR Reflections: A collection of photographs from the BBC Hulton Picture Library, SLP, 1987, pp144.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The corners of the covers are slightly bumped.  With a wide diversity of the subject matter and extensive captions.  £4.95

Biddle, Gordon  Great Railway Stations of Britain: Their Architecture Growth and Development, D&C, 1986, pp240.  Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A survey of the growth and development of the British station over a century and a half.  £5.95

Bridge, Mike (Editor)  TRACKatlas of Mainland Britain, TRACKmaps, 1st edition 2009, pp134 plus an index.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  A Comprehensive Geographic Atlas Showing the Rail Network of Britain.  The maps show track level detail in a schematic format set over geographic centre lines.  £6.95

Bryan, Tim  Great Western Swindon, Tempus, 2003, pp128.  Pb.  Very Good.  The Archive Photograph Series.  With sections on: Swindon Junction, The Locomotive Works, The Carriage and Wagon Works, Miscellaneous Services, Swindon Works at War, Swindon Locomotive Shed, Great Western Swindon, and Great Western Preserved.  £3.95

Bryan, Tim  The Great Western Railway, Shire Publications, 2010, pp64.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A concise illustrated history of the Great Western.  £0.95

Carter, David  and Fox, Peter   Today's Railways Review of the Year Vol.3 (1989), Platform 5, 1990, pp144.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A comprehensive review of all the major railway events in 1989.  £3.95

Cookson, Peter and Chapman, Steve  Pontefract, Castleford & Knottingley, Bellcode, 2003, pp112. Railway Memories No.15.  "925" written inside the front cover.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  £7.50

Cross, Derek  The Last Decade of Scottish Steam, Bradford Barton, 1979, pp96.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Black hardback cover.  £4.95

Cross, Derek  Roaming the West Coast Rails, IA, 1980, pp128.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The original Ian Allan edition, not the later PRC reprint.  Captures the atmosphere and beauty of the West Coast Main Line from Euston to Carlisle during the transition from steam to diesel and electric traction.  Sections on: The London & Birmingham, The Grand Junction & Ramifications, Welsh Incursions, North Lancashire, and Cumbria.  £3.95

Essery, Bob and Harris, Nigel  LMS Reflections: A Collection of Photographs from the BBC Hulton Picture Company, SLP, 1996, pp144.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  A particularly wide selection of photographs on all aspects of the LMS from the BBC Hulton Picture Library.  £3.95

Essery R J  London, Tilbury & Southend Railway and Its Locomotives, OPC, 2001, pp176.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A comprehensive well-illustrated history.  £12.50

Flinders T G  The Settle & Carlisle Route Revisited, IA, 1st edition 1985, pp128.  Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A selection of photographs from both the steam and diesel era, with each section focusing on a different aspect of the line.  £3.95

Gammell C J  Great Western Branch Lines 1955-1965, OPC, 1975, 171 illustrations.  Signed by the author.  Large Format Hb.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight loss of colour down the spine.  A line-by-line pictorial survey.  £5.95

Gammell C J  Southern Branch Lines 1955-65, OPC, 1976, 166 illustrations.  Signed by the author.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A comprehensive branch-by-branch pictorial survey.  £6.95

Garratt, Colin  Railway Photographer: A portfolio of his finest work and a world-wide testament to the steam locomotive, New English, 1982, pp146.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  An all-colour album featuring the last working steam engines worldwide.  £2.95

Garratt, Colin  Veterans in Steam, Blandford, 1983, pp160. Illustrated in colour throughout.  Large Format. Hard Cover. Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper. A journey through seven countries, beginning in Britain then via Eastern Germany, Austria, Yugoslavia and Greece to Turkey and Syria.  £3.95

Gifford, Colin  Steam Finale North, IA, 1976, pp96.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  There is a one-inch internally repaired tear at the top edge of the dust wrapper. Atmospheric photographs from Colin Gifford.  £10.50

Great Western Railway Magazine Vol.54 No.1 Jan 1942, GWR, pp30.  Pb.  Fair+.  £2.95

Great Western Tribute, IA, 1985, pp48.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An illustrated series of articles written to celebrate GW150: Fifty years ago, Paddington to Shrewsbury - 1944, Great Western shipping services, By '61' to Paddington, In praise of Moguls, A dip into the past, Disaster near Didcot, The Welsh Connection, and Didcot - Then and Now.  £0.95

Hartley K E  The Easingwold Railway, Oakwood, 1st edition 1970, pp55 plus pp7 of illustrations. Locomotion Papers No. 46.  The first edition by K. E. Hartley.  Card Covers.  Very Good-.  Slight wear to the edges of the covers.  A history of the Easingwold Railway up until closure in 1958.  £5.95

Heavyweight Champion: The Story of Record Breaker GWR No.2807, 2807 Support Group, 1997, pp48.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An illustrated booklet.  £1.95

Hobson, A Wyn  The Last Years of the Class 40s, IA, 1985, pp80.  Small inscription.  Card Covers. Very Good.  A short class history followed by a pictorial tribute.  £2.95

Holden, Bryan and Leech, Kenneth  Portraits of 'Castles', Moorland, 1981, pp128.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The orange lettering on the spine has faded, some creasing to the bottom rear dust wrapper edge.  Pictures of every single Castle class locomotive, with footplate comments.  Photographs from the Ken Leech collection.  £2.95

Holland, Julian  Steaming Across Britain: A journey through the golden era of steam railways, AA, 2011, pp256 with 300 illustrations.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Examines thirty three lines across the six British Rail regions.  £3.95

Holland, Julian  Railway Top Spots: Revisiting the Top Trainspotting Destinations of Our Childhood, D&C, 2012, pp192.  Hard Cover.  Fine in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A nostalgic look back at trainspotting in the 1950s and 60s. Divided into the six British railway regions, each chapter documents the favourite stations and stations that were a magnet to the trainspotter. Well-illustrated throughout.  £4.95

Hucknall, David  Twilight of Scottish Steam, OPC, 1989, pp120.  Small inscription, the number "225."  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A class-by-class survey of the last steam engines in Scotland.  £4.95

Jeuda, Basil  The Churnet Valley Railway, Lightmoor Press, 1999, pp180 with numerous illustrations.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A comprehensive history of the Churnet Valley Line of the North Staffordshire Railway.  £24.50

Kelley P J  Road Vehicles of the Great Western Railway, OPC, 1973, pp128.  Large Format Hb.  Inscription under the dw flap.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper with superficial dust wrapper wear at the base of the spine.  209 illustrations in four sections: 1. Horse drawn vehicles; 2. Mechanically propelled cartage vehicles; 3. Motor omnibuses 'Road motors'; 4. Miscellaneous vehicles.  £7.50

Kelley, Philip J  Great Western Road Vehicles Appendix, OPC, 1982, 211 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Superficial wear to the top edge of the dust wrapper.  £7.50

Kichenside G M (editor)  Steam Portfolio, IA, 1968, 373 illustrations.  Large Format.  Hard Cover. Very Good in a Very Good- dust wrapper.  Wear to the dust wrapper at the head and base of the spine; there is also a vertical crease down the blank front endpaper.  A high-quality album with photographs from Malcolm Dunnett, Paul Hocquard, Roderick Hoyle, Ian Krause, Leslie Nixon and John Vaughan.  £9.50

Leech, John  Farewell to Steam: A Photographic Impression, Bahamas Locomotive Society, 1968, pp32.  Large landscape format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A photographic tribute to the final days of steam in the north-west.  £2.95

Leech, Kenneth  The "Castle" Saga: Brochure commemorating the 40th anniversary of the introduction of the "Castle" class on the Great Western Railway, Stephenson Locomotive Society, 1963, pp28.  Supplement to the September 1963 issue of the Journal of the Stephenson Locomotive Society.  Card Covers.  Near VG.  An illustrated booklet.  £3.95

Locomotives Illustrated 93: North Eastern Atlantics and Pacifics, RAS Publishing, Jan/Feb1994, pp48.  Editor: Brian Stephenson.  Introduction by Mike Romans.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  £2.50

Locospotters' Annual 1967, IA, pp64.  Editor: G. M. Kichenside.  Glazed Boards.  VG-.  The covers are slightly bumped at the base of the spine.  £1.95

McNicol, Steve  Eastern Somerset Railway Album, RailMac, 1984, pp24.  Card Covers.  Very Good. Loss of colour down the spine.  A pictorial album.  £2.95

Miller, Brian J  Rails to Prosperity: The Barry & After 1884 to 1984, Regional Publications (Bristol), 1984, pp96.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Slight wear to the corners of the covers.  A pictorial tribute to the Barry Railway.  £4.95

Miller, Brian J  South Wales Railways at the Grouping, D. Brown & Sons, 1986, 71 illustrations. Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  A unique collection of photographs of stations and junctions within South Wales in 1921 and 1922.  All the photographs are reproduced from the original glass plate negatives of Mr E. T. Miller, a very active railway enthusiast during the early decades of the 20th century.  £6.95

Mills, Bernard  Steam around Plymouth, Tempus, 2003, pp128.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Pictorial with sections on: The Great Western Main Line, Special Occasions, The Southern Main Line, Laira, Friary Shed, The Great Western Branch Lines, The Southern Branch Lines, and Industrial & Preservation.  £4.95

Mitchell, Vic and Smith, Keith  South Coast Railways - Ryde to Ventnor, Middleton, 1985, pp96.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  £6.95

Montague, Keith  Paddington Steam, Becknell Books, 1982, pp32.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Portrays the steam scene around Paddington from the early broad gauge days right up to modern times.  £1.95

Morris J P  The North Pembroke and Fishguard Railway, Oakwood, 1969, pp40 plus pp8 of illustrations.  Oakwood Library No.24.  Card Covers.  Fair+.  Date (30.10.87) written on title page.  Slight wear to the covers down the edges of the spine; outline of an old price sticker on the front.  £5.95

Morris J P  The Pembroke and Tenby Railway, Laidlaw-Burgess, 1976, pp48 with pp16 of illustrations.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Two brown marks inside both the front and rear covers - possibly sellotape stains from an old cover.  An illustrated history.  £5.95

Morriss, Richard K  Railways of Shropshire: A Brief History, Shropshire Libraries, 2nd edition 1991, pp76 including 36 illustrations & maps.  First published in 1983.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  The plastic coating on the covers is coming away at one point on the rear vertical edge of the back cover. An illustrated history of railways in the county.  £2.95

Mountford, Eric R  The Cardiff Railway, Oakwood, 1987, pp176.  Oakwood Library of Railway History No.69.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A comprehensive history of the Cardiff Railway and the Bute Docks at Cardiff.  £24.50

Mountford, Jon; Dodds, Tom; Evans, Tony; and Adams David  British Steam Engines: The Ultimate Guide to the Greatest Steam Engines, Igloo, 2010, pp224.  Introduction by O. S. Nock.  "Largish" format.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  "A stunningly illustrated comprehensive guide to the history of the steam railway in Britain. The book tracks the development of the steam locomotive from its earliest days in the 1800s through to the great trains of the present day."  £2.95

Nicholas D and Montgomery S J  100 Years of the Great Western: An album portraying the Great Western Railway and British Railways (Western Region) up to the end of Steam, OPC, 1981, 223 illustrations.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A high-quality album.  £4.95

Nicholson, Peter  Flying Scotsman: The World's Most Travelled Locomotive, IA, 1999, pp112 with numerous illustrations.  Pb.  Fine.  The complete story both before and after preservation.  £1.95

Nock O S  Engine 6000 The Saga of King George V, D&C, 1972, pp108 with pp16 of illustrations.  Card Covers.  Near VG with slight wear to the covers.  The story of the first King Class locomotive from its visit to the USA for the centenary of the Baltimore & Ohio Railway to its eventual preservation.  £2.50

Nock O S  GWR Steam, D&C, 1972, pp239 with a colour frontis.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A history of Great Western steam from the grouping in 1923 until the end of steam.  £5.95

Nock O S  Sixty Years of Western Express Running, IA, 1973, pp348.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Some loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  A revised edition of Fifty Years of Western Express Running published in 1954.  A major assessment of Great Western locomotive performance from City of Truro's record run in 1904 until the Ian Allan farewell tour in May 1964.  £6.95

Nock O S  The GWR Mixed Traffic 4-6-0 Classes, IA, 1978, pp96 and pp24 of plates.  Hard Cover. Very Good in a Very Good- dust wrapper.  Some browning of the dust wrapper.  Also the yellow lettering on the spine has faded.  A comprehensive history of the Halls, Granges, Manors and Counties.  £4.95

Nock O S  Tales of the Great Western Railway: Informal recollections of a near-lifetime's association with the line, D&C, 1984, pp176.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper. Stories of Great Western life from broad gauge days to the final years under Hawksworth.  £4.95

Norris, John  The Bristol & South Wales Union Railway, Railway & Canal Historical Society, 1985, pp29.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Old price sticker inside the front cover.  A history of the line from Bristol to New Passage on the Severn Estuary.  From there passengers had to take a ferry to reach South Wales.  £5.95

Nutty E J  G.W.R. Two-Cylinder Piston Valve Steam Locomotives, E.J. Nutty & Sons, Swindon, 1977, pp107 with 39 figs.  Card Covers.  Very Good-.  Generally VG, but there is a four-inch crease across the lower corner of the front cover.  Since the original edition was written to assist footplate staff, it is not surprising that this booklet is packed with useful technical information.  £5.95

Oakley, Mike  Bristol Suburban: Temple Meads, Local Stations, Halts & Platforms 1940 –1990,  Redcliffe, 1990, pp88.  Remains of an old price sticker on the title page.  Card Covers. Very Good.  Some text highlighted on page 50.  A comprehensive study of the once-extensive railway network of some thirty stations around Bristol.  £4.95

Paar H W  The Severn & Wye Railway: A History of the Railways of the Forest of Dean Part 1, D&C, 1st edition 1963, pp174, a colour frontis, 39 illustrations, and a folding map in rear.  Standard History Series.  Hard Cover.  No dust wrapper.  VG-/Fair+.  Loss of colour down the spine.  A reading copy.  £4.95

Paar H W  The Great Western in Dean: A History of the Railways of the Forest of Dean Part 2, D&C, 1st edition 1965, pp168, a colour frontis and a folding map in rear.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Fair+ dust wrapper.  Slight "browning" of the pages.  Some wear to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine which has been internally repaired.  £8.50

Railway Track Diagrams 6. Ireland, Quail Map Company, 1995, pp25.  Large Format.  Card Covers. Very Good.  The maps represent the situation in October 1995.  £6.95

Riley R C  Great Western Album, IA, 1967, pp116.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Some creasing to the dust wrapper at the base of the spine.  A best-selling album of Great Western steam with pictures organised by locomotive class.  £3.95

Rounthwaite T E  The Midland Railway London Extension 1868 – 1968, 1968, pp48.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An illustrated booklet produced to mark the centenary of the London extension.  £6.95

Rowledge J W P  GWR Locomotive Allocations: First and Last Sheds 1922-1967, D&C, 1986, pp176.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Slight rubbing at the corners of the glazed boards.  Includes locomotives leant to the GWR during the war, and locomotives built to GWR designs by BR.  £4.95

Sands T B  The Didcot Newbury and Southampton Railway, Oakwood, 1971, pp50 plus pp8 of illustrations.  Inscription.  Oakwood Library of Railway History No.28.  Card Covers.  Very Good-.  Some superficial wear to the covers.  A concise history of the line.  £5.95

Sekon G A  A History of the Great Western Railway being The History of the Broad Gauge, Digby, Long & Co, 2nd edition 1895, pp373.  Hard Cover.  Bound in dark green with gold lettering.  No dust wrapper.  Very Good with slight rubbing to the covers at the head and base of the spine and some foxing to the end papers.  G. A. Sekon was the pen name of George Augustus Nokes (1867-1948), the founding editor of The Railway Magazine.  £58.50

Sharman M  The Broad Gauge of the Great Western Railway, The Bristol and Exeter Railway and the North and South Devon Railways: A Selection of 7mm Locomotive Drawings, Oakwood Press, 1985, pp129.  Portfolio Series Vol.1.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  There is some foxing on the title page.  Eighty four drawings of broad gauge engines.  £16.50

Sharman M  The Great Western Railway: 0-6-0 Standard Gauge Locomotives, Oakwood Press, 1990. Portfolio Series Vol.5.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  The orange colour on the spine of the cover has faded. Eighty eight drawings of GWR 0-6-0s, including locomotives absorbed at The Grouping.  £8.50

Sharpe G W  Lineside Camera: Western Express Steam, author, 1987, pp36.  Pb.  VG+.  An album of Great Western steam.  £0.95

Sheldon, Peter  Swindon in Camera: A Photographic Journey 1850-1979, Monmouth & District Field Club and Antiquarian Society, 1979, pp112.  Card Covers.  Very Good-.  Slight wear to the corners of the covers.  The focus is on the town of Swindon, rather than on the railway.  £1.95

Shropshire Railways Pictorial, Shropshire Railway Society, 1989, pp74.  Landscape format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A pictorial tribute to the steam railway in Shropshire.  £2.95

Simmons, Ernest J  Memoirs of a Station Master, Adams & Dart, 1974, pp165. Edited by Jack Simmons.  First published in 1879 under the title Ernest Struggles.  Hard Cover. Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  "An irreverent, sometimes passionate; perhaps not always truthful; a highly personal, indeed intimate, account of the career of a mid-Victorian stationmaster on the Great Western."  £10.50

Simmons, Jack (Ed.)  The Birth of the Great Western Railway, Adams & Dart, 1971, pp96.  Brief inscription.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Extracts from the Diary and Correspondence of George Henry Gibbs.  Gibbs was a London Director of the Great Western during the turbulent early years.  £4.95

Simpson, Bill  A History of the Railways of Oxfordshire Part 1: The North, Lamplight, 1997, pp192 with over 200 illustrations, maps & diagrams.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  With chapters on Banbury, Oxford, Bicester, Chipping Norton and finally the Witney Railway, Fairford Branch.  Interviews with people that worked on the railways brings an added dimension to the book.  £9.50

Sinclair J B and Fenn R W D  The Facility of Locomotion: The Kington Railways, New Radnor - Kington - Presteign - Eardisley – Leominster, Mid-Border Books & Cadoc Books, 1991, pp189, 80 illustrations and a colour frontis.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A detailed history of the Great Western branch lines centred around Kington in West Herefordshire.  £6.95

Siviter, Roger  The Steam Locomotive Shed Vol. 2: A further illustrated tribute, SLP, 2000, pp128. Small inscription, the number "821."  Pb.  Fine.  Railway Heritage from the Nostalgia Collection.  £3.95

Siviter, Roger  British Railways Past and Present No.35: Shropshire, Past & Present Publishing, 2001, pp128.  Card Covers.  Near VG.  There is a tiny nick to the covers at the base of the spine.  Over 175 photographs from over 50 locations including Bishop's Castle, Craven Arms, Ludlow, Newport, Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Wellington.  £3.95

Slinn J N  Great Western Way, HMRS (Historical Model Railway Society), 3rd impression 1985, pp274.  A limited edition to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Great Western Railway.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good- dust wrapper.  The definitive reference on Great Western liveries. Slight wear to the edges of the dust wrapper. "A description of the distinctive features of the GWR with particular reference to the liveries of locomotives, rolling stock, road vehicles, buildings and uniforms, an account of the permanent way and signal practice and notes on the original liveries of the companies it absorbed."  £16.50

Smith D J  The Severn Valley Railway, Town & Country Press, 1968, pp60.  Card Covers.  Very Good-.  Slight wear to the edges of the covers.  An illustrated history of the Severn Valley Railway.  £2.95

Smith D J  The Welshpool and Llanfair Railway, Branch Line Handbooks and West Country Handbooks, 2nd edition 1969, pp68.  Card Covers  Very Good-.  The white cover is a little bit grubby; old price sticker on the front.  An illustrated history of the line.  £3.95

Smith, Paul and Turner, Keith  Railway Atlas Then and Now, IA, 2012, pp112.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards. VG+.  Presents pre-grouping and present day (2012) railway maps of Britain side by side - 90 maps in all.  £8.50

Smith, Peter  An Historical Survey of the Midland in Gloucestershire: Layouts and Illustrations,  OPC, 1985, pp160.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper spine is slightly sunned.  £14.50

Southern D W, Leadbetter H J, and Weatherley S A  Rails to Bala: A Pictorial Survey, Charter Publications, 1986, pp84.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A pictorial tribute to both the Great Western line from Ruabon to Barmouth and the branch from Bala to Festiniog.  £4.95

Stiff D R and Dart M  Great Western Small Prairie Tanks: A Pictorial Tribute, Bodmin and Wenford Railway Preservation Society, 1996, pp76.  Card Covers.  Very Good- with some superficial wear to the covers.  About 17 pages of text followed by illustrations.  £4.95

Street J W  I Drove the Cheltenham Flyer, Nicholson and Watson, 1951, pp154. Illustrated by R. Barnard Way.  Hard Cover. Very Good- in a Poor dust wrapper. The dust wrapper is torn, particularly at the head and base of the spine, with slight loss. The reminiscences of a top-link Great Western driver based at Old Oak Common.  Driver Street joined the Great Western in 1891 and served as a driver for thirty-four years from 1902 until 1936.  £9.50

Swinger, Peter  BR Standard Pacifics in Colour, IA, 1994, pp80.  Landscape format. Glazed Boards. Very Good.  An all-colour pictorial tribute.  £5.95

Tames, Richard  Isambard Kingdom Brunel: An Illustrated Life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel 1806-1859, Shire Publications, 1995, pp48.  Lifelines 1.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  £0.95

Terry T H  Great Western Reflections, OPC, 1984, pp95 with pp12 of illustrations.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  The background colour has faded down the spine of the covers.  Terry joined the GWR at Tyseley shed in 1919 and continued in railway service until 1963.  £2.95

Thomas, John  The West Highland Railway, D&C, 2nd edition 1976, pp172.  Railway History Series. Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.  A classic history of the line to Fort William and Mallaig.  £4.95

Tourret R  GWR Engineering Work 1928-1938, Tourret Publishing, 2003, pp225.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive review of the very extensive engineering works, both civil and mechanical, that Great Western Railway undertook in the decade 1928-1938.  £16.50

Treacy, Eric  Lure of Steam, IA, 1967, pp208.  Large Format.  Hard Cover. Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper. Slight wear to the edges of the covers, slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  Eric Treacy's first major album, originally published in 1966.  £3.95

Trevena N  Great Western Main Lines: The Colour of Steam Vol.1, Atlantic, 1984, pp36.  Colour of Steam Series.  Card Covers.  Very Good+.  £0.95

Trigg, Douglas A  GWR Steam My Personal Encounter: A Wartime Story from the Footplate, Pathfinder, 1992, pp184.  Card Covers.  VG-.  The author's wartime reminiscences.  £4.95

Trinder, Barry  Shropshire Railways Revisited, Shropshire Railway Society, 1982, pp80.  Card Covers. Landscape Format.  Very Good-.  Slight wear to the edges of the covers. An album of photographs selected by members of the Shropshire Railway Society.  £2.95

Vaughan, A (Adrian)  BR (WR) Signalling, OPC, 1979, pp32 with 45 illustrations.  Transport Topic Series No.5.  Card Covers.  Very Good-.  Slight wear to the covers, otherwise VG.  A pictorial survey of Great Western semaphore signally in Western Region days.  £2.95

Vaughan, Adrian  Signalman's Twilight, BCA/John Murray, 1983, pp196 and pp16 of plates.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the dust wrapper edges.  The second of the author's signalling trilogy.  £5.95

Vaughan, Adrian  Exeter West Box, Exeter West Group, 1984, pp28.  Large Format. Card Covers. Fair/VG-.  Some wear to the covers and down the spine, some light foxing on the first and last page.  The story of Exeter West Box which was erected at the west end of Exeter Station in 1910.  £7.50

Vaughan, Adrian  Grime & Glory: Tales of the Great Western 1892-1947, BCA/John Murray, 1985, pp191 and pp12 of plates.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  £4.95

Vaughan, Adrian  Signalman's Nightmare, BCA / John Murray, 1987, pp164 plus 16pp of plates.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The third volume of Adrian Vaughan's signalling memoirs of the last days of the steam railway.  £6.95

Vaughan, Adrian  Signalman's Reflections: A Personal Celebration of Semaphore Signalling, SLP, 1990, pp192.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Fine in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  A personal and evocative celebration of the life and lore of the signal box.  Illustrated with over 250 photographs of semaphore signalling.  £8.50

Vaughan, John  Rails to Newquay: Railways - Tramways - Town – Transport, Oakwood Press, 2008, pp288.  Oakwood Library of Railway History No.148.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  £12.50

Vincent, Mike  Through Countryside and Coalfield: The GWR's Bristol and North Somerset Railway with its associated railways, collieries and stone quarries, OPC, 1990, pp256.  Large Format. Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A comprehensive history, well-illustrated throughout.  £18.50

Vinter P J  Great Western Expresses 1901, OPC, pp47.  An early undated reprint from OPC.  First published by The Locomotive Publishing Company in 1901.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Some superficial loss of colour on the covers, otherwise VG.  "An account of some Great Western Express Engines and Trains, with 21 Illustrations and 9 Gradient Sections."  £4.95

Walker, Colin  London Midland Steam Twilight: Midland Lines and the Somerset and Dorset Part 1, Pendyke Publications, 1995, pp180.  Signed by the author.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  High-quality atmospheric shots from Colin Walker's camera.  £16.50

Walker, Thomas A  The Severn Tunnel: Its Construction and Difficulties 1872-1887, Kingsmead Reprints, 1969, pp240.  A reprint of the 1891 edition.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Describes the construction of the GWR railway tunnel under the Severn estuary.  Thomas Walker was in charge of the project from 1877 until its completion.  £18.50

Waters, Laurence  Rail Centres: Reading, IA, 1st edition 1990, pp128.  The original Ian Allan edition. Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A well-illustrated history of the railways in and around Reading.  £5.95

Waters, Laurence  Steam in Action: 'Castles', IA, 1991, pp80.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  A largely pictorial tribute with no fewer than seven appendices providing further details of the class.  £3.95

Waters, Laurence  More Last Days of Steam in Oxfordshire, Alan Sutton, 1992, pp152.  Hard Cover.   Fine in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A pictorial tribute to the final years of steam in Oxfordshire.  £3.95

Waters, Laurence  London: The Great Western Lines, IA, 1993, pp160.  Britain's Rail Super Centres Series.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive history of the Great Western lines into Paddington.  £5.95

Waters, Laurence  The Power of the Counties, OPC, 2006, pp112. Power Series.  Large Format. Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A tribute the Hawksworth's Great Western 4-6-0s.  £7.50

Webb, Ben  Locomotive Engineers of the GWR, IA, 1946, pp31.  "Smallish" format.  Card Covers. Fair+.  Some wear to the edges of the covers.  An illustrated booklet with the illustrations provided by the Great Western Railway itself.  £3.95

Webb, Brian and Duncan, John  AC Electric Locomotives of British Rail, D&C, 1979, pp96. Locomotive Studies Series.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  A major study of classes 81 through 87.  £6.95

Welbourn, Nigel  Lost Lines: Western, IA, 1994, pp128.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Largely pictorial.  Examines a selection of lines and stations in the Western Region that have closed.  £3.95

Welch, Michael  Somerset & Dorset Sunset, Capital, 2008, pp112.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  A pictorial tribute, in colour throughout.  £7.50

Welch, Michael S  Great Western Branch Lines 1 - The South West, Runpast, 2002, pp72.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A line-by-line pictorial survey, all in colour.  £4.95

Welch, Michael S  Great Western Branch Lines 2 - Rural Wales, Runpast, 2003, pp72.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A line-by-line pictorial survey, all in colour.  £4.95

Welch, Michael  Somerset Steam: Scenes from the Fifties and Sixties, Capitol Transport, 2008, pp80.  Card Covers.  Very Good+.  An all-colour pictorial survey that examines each line in Somerset in turn.  £3.95

Welch, Michael  Western Steam in Devon and Cornwall, Capital Transport, 2009, pp130.  "Largish" format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.  An all-colour pictorial tribute.  £9.50

Wells, Jeffrey  An Illustrated Historical Survey of the Railways in and around Bury, Book Law / Railbus, pp128.  No date.  First published by Challenger in 1995.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.  A series of illustrated essays.  £4.95

Wells, Jeffrey  Miles Platting to Diggle (via Ashton), Book Law / Railbus, 2006, pp96.  First published by Challenger in 1996.  Large format Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history of the Lancashire & Yorkshire railway branch from Miles Platting to Stalybridge and the LNWR line from Stalybridge to Diggle.  £5.95

Whitehouse P B  The Great Western in the West Midlands, OPC, 1984, 218 illustrations.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight loss of colour on the dust wrapper. The Great Western around Birmingham before nationalisation.  £5.95

Whitehouse P B and Snell J B  Narrow Gauge Railways of the British Isles, D&C/BCA, 1984, pp160 and 140 illustrations.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The spine of the dust wrapper is sunned.  A comprehensive survey of the narrow gauge lines in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and the Isle of Man.  £4.95

Whitehouse P B  Great Western Branch and Main, Atlantic, 1985, pp36.  Colour of Steam Series Vol.3. Inscription.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Some loss of colour down the spine.  £0.95

Whitehouse, Patrick and Jenkinson, David  From BR to Beeching Vol.1: The Routes of the Stars, Castles and Kings, Atlantic, 1990, pp60.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A pictorial tribute with sections on: The West of England Main Line, The South Wales Main Line, Paddington to Chester, Hereford - Worcester - Oxford, West to North, Bristol to Birmingham. and Swindon to Gloucester.  £0.95

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  The Great Western Remembered, OPC, 1985, 326 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A high-quality large format album.  £4.95

Wignall C J  Complete British Railways Maps and Gazetteer 1830-1981, OPC, 1st edition 1983, pp172.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Locates all lines and stations built since the opening of the Stockton and Darlington in 1825.  Slight foxing to the page edges.  The red spine of the dust wrapper is faded, and there is slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  £10.50

Wild, Alan  Centenary of a 'Century': A review of the record-breaking run by Great Western Railway No.3440 City of Truro, 9th May 1904, author, 2nd edition 2004, pp27.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  £4.95

Williams, Alan and Percival, David  BR Steam Locomotives from Nationalisation to Modernisation Part 1: Ex-GWR locomotives 1-9799, also ex-War Department and BR Standard locomotives 70000-92250, IA, 1967, pp80 plus pp32 of illustrations.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  There is a tiny tear in the dust wrapper at the base of the spine.  The first volume of a four-volume series listing all BR owned steam engines by class.  £5.95

Williams, Archibald  Brunel and After: The Romance of the Great Western Railway, Patrick Stephens, 1972, pp205 with 78 illustrations and a folding map in the rear.  First published in 1925 by the Great Western Railway.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper. A history of the Great Western Railway until 1924.  £7.50

Williams, Alfred  Life in a Railway Factory, D&C, 1969, pp315 with a new introduction by Leonard Clark.  First published in 1915.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good- dust wrapper.  Superficial wear and rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper, small tear to the top rear edge.  A unique description of Swindon works before the first world war, based on Williams' experience as a steam hammer operator.  £5.95

Overseas Railways

Cox E S  World Steam in the Twentieth Century, IA, 1969, pp191 plus 113 illustrations.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  An authoritative assessment of the five principal schools of design - American, British, French, German and Middle-European.  £5.95

de Cet, Mirco and Kent, Alan  The Complete Encyclopedia of Locomotives, Rebo, 2006, pp302.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A survey of the world's railways with an emphasis on modern traction.  Well-illustrated in colour throughout.  £3.95

Garratt, Colin  Legends of Steam, Seven Dials, pp254.  No date  Large Format Pb.  VG.  A lavishly produced tribute to the age of steam, with coloured illustrations from all five continents and text by Colin Garratt.  £2.95

Hand, Victor and Edmondson, Harold  Trains: Steam and Diesel Locomotives in Action around the World, Treasure Press, 1974, pp80.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Stunning colour pictures from Java, the Andes, Japan, Spain, America, South Africa, Mexico, France and Australia.  £2.95

Ramaer R  Steam Locomotives of the East African Railways,  D&C, 1974, pp96.  Locomotive Studies Series.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive history of the steam engines of British East Africa including the Beyer-Garratts.  £9.50

Richardson, Robert W  Rio Grande - Chasing the Narrow Gauge Vol.2, Heimburger House, 2005, pp208.  Large landscape format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A well-illustrated book focusing on Durango, Silverton, Farmington and the Third Division.  £24.50

Solomon, Brian  Railway Masterpieces: Celebrating the world's greatest trains, stations and feats of engineering, D&C, 2003, pp160.  Large landscape format Pb.  VG.  Well-illustrated throughout.  £3.95

Theroux, Paul  The Imperial Way: Making Tracks from Peshawar to Chittagong, Hamish Hamilton, 1985, pp143.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Pictures from the camera of Steve McCurry in full colour throughout.  An evocative portrayal of India and her railways.  £3.95

Westwood J N  Railways of India, D&C, 1974, pp192.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The spine of the dust wrapper is faded.  An excellent one-volume introduction to India's railways.  £7.50

 

For further books on Overseas Railways see the extensive Overseas Railways Section.

Model Railways

Andress, Michael  Adding Realism to Your Model Railway, PSL, 1988, pp160.  Published by Guild Publishing by arrangement with Patrick Stephens.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  "How to detail and weather locomotives and rolling stock, construct natural-looking scenery, authentic buildings, life-like figures - even how to model snow and ice."  £3.95

Carter, Ernest F  Practical Two-Rail Electrification, Percival Marshall, 4th edition 1958, pp52.  Card Covers.  Fair.  Hints and tips for the model railway handyman. Some wear to the edges of the covers particularly down the spine, staples rusty.  £1.95

Jenkinson, David  Historical Railway Modelling, Pendragon, 2001, pp176.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  The author draws on 50 years of experience of modelling the Settle & Carlisle line and its fictional Kendal branch.  £4.95

For further books on Model Railways see the main Model Railways Section.

Model Railway Journal

Model Railway Journal No.151, 2004, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: The Thursford Project by Ray Sortwell, The Science of Numbers by David Larkin, Celebrity 3F by Steve Hall, Making Tie Bars by Norman Solomon, Then with Your Third Hand by Allan Sibley, Time and Distance by Vernon Harrod, Blea Moor: The Hill by Peter Kirmond, and A Spooner Album.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.154, 2004, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Cambrian in GWR Days, Modelling Grampus Wagons in P4 by Steve Hall, Ponthafren - Change for Llanfair by Roger Lycett-Smith, Tyneside Electric by Chris Pendlenton, Egyptian Beetle by Paul Jarman.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.155, 2004, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Federal Street - Pennsylvania RR in P87 by John Wright, A GWR ADC for PMT by Geoff Kent, Over the Top by Charlie Harrison, Double Vision by Philip Hall, Scratchbuilding BR Hopper Wagons in 4mm Scale by Peter Johnson, Quick P4 Conversions of RTR Wagons by Ray Hammond, and The Monster Mash by Tim Shackleton.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.156, 2005, pp40. Very Good- with slight ceasing on the rear cover.  Contents include: Lister Auto-Truck by Paul Jarman, Reproducing Silver Railtank Liveries by Paul Jarman, A Minority Scale Preserved by Richard Pope, Small-Scale Scratch Building by John Sutton, Scratchbuilding BR Hopper Wagons in 4mm Scale by Peter Johnson, Pretty in Pink by Derek Vaughan, A GWR ADC for PMT Part 2 by Geoff Kent, and How the West was Won by Tim Shackleton.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.158, 2005, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Three Mills by Jas Millham, On Reflection by Philip Harvey, Scratchbuilt Signalbox in Brass and Styrene Sheet by Tony Sissons, The Anatomy of Etched Loco Kits in 2mm Scale by Bob Jones, and The Perfect Start to the Perfect Finish by Steve Barnfield.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.163, 2005, pp40.  Very Good.  Contents include: Clutton by Tim Venton, The WD Project Part 2 by Pete Jary, NER Engine Shed by Geoff Taylor, Challis Chalice, and Dogfish Blues by Steve Hall.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.164, 2006, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Wansbeck Road by Mick Simpson, 4F in EM by Geoff Haynes, St Hilda Colliery by Paul Jarman and Barry Norman, Working Brake Pipes by Jim Smith, Vans for Perishables by Paul Jarman and Gerry Beale, and Cool Not-So-Clear Water by Philip Harvey.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.165, 2006, pp40. Very Good. Contents include: Dewsbury Midland by Geoff Taylor, Phil Taylor and Malcolm Nevitt; Splits Made Simple by Tim Shackleton; Keeping Rust on a Wing and a Check by J. Douglas Smith; Sleeper Gapping by John Hayes; Black Motors by Tom Mallard; and Spray-Painting with Cellulose by Chris Wesson.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.166, 2006, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Dewsbury Midland Part 2 by Geoff Taylor, Phil Taylor & Malcolm Nevitt; Pug Deluxe by Robin Whittle; Shunting with Sound by Jim Smith-Wright; As Good as it Gets by Roy C. Link; and A New Deal for 'O' Gauge by Barry Norman.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.170, 2006, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Where the Streets have no Name by Barry Norman, Scratchbuilding a Metro-Vick Co-Bo by Karl Crowther, Southern/LT Conductor Rail Supports by Tony Sissons, J72 Sets New Standards in 7mm RTR, The Master Chassis by Geoff Haynes, Engines for Ruyton Road by John Spencer, Accurate Gill Sans Letters, and Maindee East Engine Shed by Steffan Lewis.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.171, 2006, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: The Quay to East Lynn by Trevor Nunn, Running to Time by Steve Hall, Every Mistake is also an Opportunity to Learn by Tim Shackleton, Layout Design by Barry Norman, 10800 by Tim Shackleton, and Scratchbuilding a Modern Bracket Signal by Tony Sissons.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.172, 2007, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Camden Bank by Vincent Worthington, View from a Third Class Window by Barry Norman, Scratchbuilding a Metro-Vick Co-Bo Part 2 by Karl Crowther, Lingdale Box by Geoff Taylor, East Lynn Quay - A Tale of Brickwork and Barges by Trevor Nunn, and Overhead Electrification in 4mm Scale by Jim Smith-Wright.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.173, 2007, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Suddenly Last Summer (Again) by Chris Pendlenton, GWR Toplight in 7mm Scale by Alan Brackenborough, Gwenddwr Grange by Philip Hall, Norman Henry Pattenden - A Tribute, and Variety at Southwell Central by John Sutton.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.174, 2007, pp40.  Very Good.  Contents include: You are Approaching the Strong Country by Ralph Burrows, Round Pegs in Square Holes by Charlie Harrison, Great Western Opens by Barry Norman, Keeping the Wheels Turning by Charlie Harrison, Heavy Engineering by Tim Shackleton, and Bucks Hill - The Scenic Niceties by Kevin Wilson.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.175, 2007, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: A Cuckoo among the Ravens by Chris Pendleton, Shrewsbury by Norman Solomon, Layout Design by Barry Norman, Bay-Fronted Splendour by Barry Norman, Manvers on the Mantelpiece by Simon Dunkley, and Stainmore Summit by Richard Nice.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.176, 2007, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Finescale in the Garden by Alan Brackenborough, Two Houses for Penhelig by Geoff Taylor, Iron Ore Hoppers - A Neglected Species by Geoff Kent, Simplicity Itself - A Postwar 3F by Tom Mallard, and Teak Graining by Martyn Welch.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.177, 2007, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Sid Stubbs - 70 Years in Finescale modelling, Weekday Cross: Shadows and Light by Robert Sharp, Simplicity Itself - A Postwar 3F Part 2 by Tom Mallard, Weasel Brakeys by Pete Jary, and Container Wagons in 4mm Scale by Mick Moore.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.178, 2007, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Hoath Hill Halt by Peter Bossom, Interlocking by Bruce Boldner, Guy Williams, Static Flock Grass by Peter Ross, and Using the Noch Gras-Master by Gordon Gravett.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.179, 2007, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: The Next Phase Part 4 by Don Rowland, Interlocking 2 by Phillip Taylor, Bullish about Bullant by Tim Shackleton, The Virtual Engine Shed by Tim Shackleton, and The Final Furlong by John Sutton.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.180, 2008, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: High Dyke in Hindsight by Roy Jackson, Geoff Kent & John Phillips; Southern Railway Post-And-Wire Fencing by J. Douglas Smith; A Line of Coke by Tim Shackleton; Hest Bank Gallows Signals by Mick Moore; and A Touch of Glass by Stephen Duffell.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.181, 2008, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Sheep Pasture by Robin Whittle, Another Fine Mess by Geoff Taylor, Common Toads by John Hayes, Mike Jolly, and The Next Phase - Part 5 by Don Rowland.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.182, 2008, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: The Big Freeze by John Dornom; The Trouble with Twins by Tim Shackleton & Pete Hill; Iron Ore Hoppers Part 2 by Geoff Kent; and A Cable-Worked Incline by Robin Whittle.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.183, 2008, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Wibdenshaw by Kier Hardy; Intelligent Design: A BR CCT by John Sutton & Tim Shackleton; "So Neat and Charming, O" by Chris Pendlenton; and The Rookfield Length by Jas Millham.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.184, 2008, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: 45440 by Gerry Beale, Tired Timber & Faded Lettering by Roger Marsh, Midsummer at Midsomer Norton by Jim Allwood, Double Standards by Tim Shackleton, A Classic Commercial by Maurice Hardacre, Private Owner Sketchbook by Bill Hudson, Regulator Practices by Bob Essery and Wagon Loads in the 1930s by Mick Moore.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.185, 2008, pp40.  Very Good.  Contents include: Pempoul by Gordon Gravett, The Groves & Rydes Vale by Nigel Cliffe, Combining the Old with the New by Tom Mallard, and MINI-MSW by Alan Whitehouse.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.186, 2008, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Operations at Broom Junction by Bob Essery, A Summer Outing for the Twins by Richard Nice, Teddy Bears' Picnic by John McCrea, Working Midland Railway Ground Signal by George Brodie, Morfa Bank Sidings by Hywel Thomas, and The 03 Project by Kier Hardy.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.187, 2008, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: A Night on Dubbieside by Allan Goodwillie, Fully Sprung Pigeon by David Lane, GWR 70ft Brake Composite in 4mm Scale by Stephen Williams, Wagon Loads in the 1930s by Mick Moore, Retro Brake by Charlie Harrison, Station Platforms on a Curve by Peter Tatlow, and a 7mm Patriot by Ian Rathbone.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.188, 2009, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Second Time Around by Peter Kazer; Cast Iron, Stone & Glass by Geoff Taylor; Because She's Worth It by Chris Pendlendon; Iron Ore Hoppers Part 3 by Geoff Kent; Coventry in 7mm by David Deere-Jones; and Towards Scale Barbed Wire by Roger Lycett-Smith.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.189, 2009, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Western Road by Mike Anson, The Forth Hotel by Don Rowland, A Simple 8750 Pannier Tank in 4mm by Tom Mallard, GWR Horsebox in 4mm by Gerry Beale, CNC Machining a Chimney by Martyn Pavier and Because She's Worth It Part 2 by Chris Pendlenton.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.190, 2009, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Swaynton for Milcliffe-on-Sea by J. Douglas Smith, D-I-Y Artwork for Photo-Etching by Gordon Gravett, Clarendon by Steve Lee, Iron Ore Hoppers Part 4 by Geoff Kent, and A Brace of Crabs by Mick Moore.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.191, 2009, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Clarendon Part 2 by Steve Lee; Box Construction by Tony Sissons; Mike Gilgannon - P4 Pioneer by Jim Summers, Squaring Up to Chassis Construction by Pete Hill and Morgan Gilbert; Sayer-Chaplin Signals by Tim Shackleton; and Kirkwhelpington.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.192, 2009, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Eridge by Ralph Burrows, Bridge Over Placid Water by Gordon Gravett, Speeding Up Construction by David Lane, Welton Down by Jim Allwood, Gerry Mann by Trevor Pott, and Cyril Freezer - An Appreciation by Bob Essery & Gerry Beale.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.193, 2009, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Tickhill & Wadworth by Tony Gee, Chemical Etching for Beginners by John McCrea, Class 76 in 2mm by Alan Whitehouse, Pull the Other One by Vincent Worthington, Iron Ore Hoppers Part 5 by Geoff Kent, An Unusual GNR Somersault Signal by John Phillips, and Grainflow Polybulks by Vernon Harrod.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.194. 2009, pp40. Very Good. Contents include: LNER J11 'Pom Pom' 0-6-0 in P4 by John Sherratt, Inspiration by Don Rowland, The Final Curtain? by Peter Kirmond, Seen at the Scale7 Group AGM by Bob Essery, Finnie's Garage by Iain Robinson, 1970s Heavy Metal in South Wales by Hywel Thomas, Jackson Coupling Handbook & Turner Jigs by Chris Pendlenton, and Locomotives of Dunwich Part 2 by Roy Jackson.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.195. 2009, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: Christmas Parcels by Chris Pendlenton, The Impossible Dream by Bob How, Coal & Steel at Derwenthaugh by Dave Bradwell, and The MRJ Christmas Quiz by Don Rowland.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.196, 2010, pp40.  Very Good.  Contents include: Whatever Happened to the Burford Branch by Martin Goodall, Ball Bearing Axleboxes for 7mm by Tony Reynalds, Expanded Polystyrene Buildings by Roger Merry, Airbrushes & the Art of Reviewing by Ian Rathbone, A Half-Sunken Barge by Peter Johnson, Milton Station by Geoff Taylor, and A Better Beetle by Trevor Pott.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.197, 2010, pp40. Very Good.  Contents include: A Fire-Salvaged Dream by Robert Dudley-Cooke, 'Old Ratty', Former Editor's Update by Martyn Welch, Last Train from Debenham by Paul Clarke, Iron Ore Hoppers - The Covhops by Geoff Kent, The Reverend Peter Denny 1917-2009.  £1.50

Model Railway Journal No.198, 2010, pp40.  Very Good. Contents include: Blackberry Lane Shed by Simon Fountain, Lowburn Park by John Thompson, The Queen Vic by Bob Jones, Eccleston - The First 28 Years by Martin Nield, Real Atmosphere, and BR Ford Thames Parcel Vans by Geoff Kent.  £1.50

 

For further issues of the Model Railway Journal see the dedicated Model Railway Journal Page.

 

Canals and Rivers

Fairfax, Bryan Walking London’s Waterways, D&C, 1985, pp172.  Inscription.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Describes seventeen walks in the London area including details of access by public transport.  £2.95

Hadfield, Charles and Street, Michael  Holiday Cruising on Inland Waterways, Pan Books, 1971, pp160.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  D&C Series.  £1.95

Hannaford, C.A.  The Charm of the Norfolk Broads: Some notes with illustrations in colour and line, Hannaford, nd, pp16.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Includes reproductions of six of Hannaford’s watercolours.  £0.95

Johnson, Guy   Save the Stratford Canal, D&C, 1983, pp168.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  The struggle by enthusiasts to restore the Stratford canal. The historical impact of the restoration of the Stratford Canal cannot be overstated since it revolutionised attitudes to the future of British waterways.  £4.95

Lead, Peter  The Trent & Mersey Canal, Moorland, 1980, pp96.  Historic Waterways Scenes.  VG+ with glazed pictorial boards.  A collection of illustrations with informative extended captions.  £4.95

Liley, John  Journeys of the Swan, A&U, 1971, pp192.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  There are two small tears in the dust wrapper.  A classic account of our canals and of journeys made on the narrow boat Swan in the 1960s.  £9.50

Makepeace, Chris  The Manchester Ship Canal, Hendon, 1983, pp48.  Card Covers.  Large landscape format.  Very Good.   There is a small wear mark on the cover from an old price sticker.  A pictorial history with extended captions.  £2.95

Manning-Sanders, Ruth  The River Dart, Westaway Books, 1951, pp150.  Very Good in a Fair dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper has been internally repaired at the corners and at both the head & foot of the spine.  The first full-length book on the Dart which rises on Dartmoor before flowing through the lowlands of Devon to the sea.  £3.95

McArthur, Wilson   The River Windrush, Cassell, 1946, pp205 with 46 illustrations.  Cassell’s River Series.  Inscription.  Fair in a Fair dust wrapper.  Some loss of colour around the edges of the covers, slight foxing to the page edges. Wear and small tears to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  £2.95

McArthur, Wilson  The River Fowey, Cassell, 1948, pp180 with 54 illustrations.  Cassell’s River Series.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper is worn at the top of the spine.  The story of one of Cornwall’s best loved rivers.  £4.95

 

For further books on canals and waterways see the main Canal & Maritime Section.

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