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Spring 2020 Railway List

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British Railways

(The) ABC of Southern Electrics April 1944, IA, pp24.  Small format. Card Covers.  Fair.  Tears to cover at both the top and the bottom of the spine; staples rusty.  Complete description of stock with motor unit numbers and headcodes.  An original Southern ABC with no underlining.  Original price 1/-.  £4.95

(The) ABC of Southern Locomotives January 1948, IA, pp48.  Small format.  Card Covers.  Fair+. Slight wear to the edges of the covers; staples rusty.  An original Southern ABC with no underlining. Original price 2/-.  £6.95

Allen, Cecil J  The Coronation and Other Famous LNER Trains, Nicolson & Watson, 2nd edition 1938, pp186.  Card Covers.  Fair.  Wear and loss of colour to the spine of the covers with tears at all four corners - the longest down the top rear edge is around three inches.  In contrast the contents were printed on high quality paper and are in excellent condition.  A nostalgic view of the streamline services run by the LNER before the war.  Mainly text, but with a substantial number of illustrations.  £3.95

Allen, G Freeman  The Last Years of British Steam: First Series, IA, pp128.  No date.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Small inscription, the number "194."  The red background on the spine of the cover has faded.  An excellent selection of photographs from throughout Britain.  £2.95

Allen, G Freeman and Whitehouse, Patrick  Great Railway Photographs by Eric Treacy, Peerage Books, 1988, pp216.  First published in 1982 by David and Charles.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A compilation of 300 of Treacy's best photographs, including 24 pages of coloured shots.  £3.95

Allen, Ian (Dr)  Gleneagles to Glastonbury: Steam in the Thirties, OPC, 1985, 124 illustrations.  Small inscription, the number "242."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  A wide-ranging selections of the author's photographs, all taken in the thirties.  £6.95

Anderson, Alan  Royal Scot, Brockhampton Press, pp64.  Small landscape format.  Card Covers.  Very Good-:  There are some light stains at the head of some pages.  A nostalgic illustrated booklet published in the early days of British Railways.  £2.95

Anderson V R and Fox G K  Stations & Structures of the Settle & Carlisle Railway, OPC, 1st edition 1986, 228 plates and 96 figures.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  The original hardback edition.  A comprehensive study of the infrastructure of the Settle and Carlisle line including track layouts and signalling diagrams.  £14.50

Atkins C P  West Coast 4-6-0s at Work, IA, 1981, pp128.  At Work Series.  Small inscription, the number "459."  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  There is a half-inch internally repaired tear in the dust wrapper near the head of the spine.  Focuses on the pre-grouping designs of the LNWR, the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway and the Caledonian Railway, with an excellent blend of illustrations and text.  £4.95

Atkins, Philip  The British Railways Standard 9F 2-10-0s, Irwell Press, 1993, pp92.  Small inscription, the number "123."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Fine in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  The complete story of the 9Fs from politics to production, development and demise.  £16.50

Banks, Chris  The Birmingham to Leicester Line, OPC, 1994, pp224.  Small inscription, the number "270."  Large Format Hb.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A comprehensive survey of the route with over 300 illustrations and maps.  £16.50

Batty, Stephen R  Rail Centres: Doncaster, Booklaw, 2007, pp144.  Rail Centres No.16.  First published by Ian Allan in 1991.  Glazed boards with dust wrapper.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A well-illustrated history of the Doncaster area.  £5.95

Binns, Donald  The Scenic Settle & Carlisle Railway: Hellifield - Ribblehead - Ais Gill - Carlisle. Wyvern, 1982, pp64.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An illustrated history of the line.  £4.95

Bixley G, Blackburn A, Chorley R., King M and Newton J  An Illustrated History of Southern Wagons Vol.1: LSWR and S&DJR, OPC, 1st edition 1984, pp106.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The bottom corners of the covers are slightly bumped; slight loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  A comprehensive illustrated study.  £16.50

Britton, Andrew  Once Upon a Line Vol.3, OPC, 1990, pp136.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Well-illustrated throughout.  The third volume of Andrew Britton's reminiscences of the Isle of Wight Railways - a further selection of anecdotes from the footplate staff, guards and permanent way men, including the operation of the last steam-hauled train prior to electrification.  £10.50

Brodribb, John  The Main Lines of East Anglia, OPC, 2009, pp256 with more than 400 illustrations.  Small inscription, the number "1069."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A substantial study of the main lines of the Great Eastern Railway in East Anglia which linked London with the principal towns of Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire.  £14.50

Brown, Joe  London Railway Atlas, IA, 1st edition 2006, pp91.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  The bottom corners of the covers are slightly bumped.  A comprehensive study of the railways in Greater London, showing all lines, both open and closed, as well as stations, changes of station name, opening and closing dates.  £4.95

Brown, Joe  London Railway Atlas, IA, 4th edition 2015, pp92 plus an extensive index. This is the enlarged 4th edition using a much larger page size than the earlier editions.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.  A comprehensive study of the railways in Greater London, showing all lines, both open and closed, as well as stations, changes of station name, opening and closing dates.  £5.95

Bryan, Tim  The Great Western Railway: A Celebration, IA, 2010, pp160.  "Largish" format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A recent history of the Great Western Railway, illustrated with evocative photographs from the collection of the Steam Museum at Swindon.  £5.95

Bucknall, Rixon and Budden, Tice F  Railway Memories, Privately published, 1947, pp248 with 204 of Dr Budden's pictures, all from the period 1889-1905.  "Smallish" format Hb.  Near VG in a Poor dust wrapper.  The covers are an attractive royal blue with gold lettering. Slight rubbing of the covers. The dust wrapper is torn with some loss. There is an embossed stamp inside the front cover indicating that it belonged to the library of Ronald Powney.  £7.50

Clarke, Linda; Ives, John; Rankin, Stuart and Simons, Paul  Aspects of Railway Architecture, Bristol Marketing Board/BR, 1985, pp64 with 199 illustrations.  Large landscape format. Card Covers.  VG.  A trace of an old price sticker on the cover.  An interesting collection of photographs originally assembled for a photographic exhibition. The illustrations are grouped 'according to the purpose for which the buildings were intended.'  £2.95

Clay, John F and Cliffe J  The LNER 4-6-0 Classes, IA, 1975, pp149 plus pp40 of illustrations.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight wear along the top edge of the dust wrapper.  A comprehensive study, supplemented with locomotive diagrams and statistical tables.  £5.95

Coleman, Richard and Rajczonek, Joe  Steaming into Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire Libraries, 1988, 262 plates.  Inscription.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A further superb tribute to the railways of Northamptonshire.  £9.50

Creer, Stanley  BR Diary 1948-1957, IA, 1986, pp112.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  An illustrated review of the first ten years of nationalisation.  £4.95

Dart, Maurice  The Last Days of Steam in Plymouth and Cornwall, AS, 1990, pp136.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  An album in the Last Days of Steam Series.  £3.95

Dart, Maurice  The Last Days of Steam in Devon, AS, 1991, pp152.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper. Very Good in a Very Good- dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper has been internally re-enforced at the head of the spine.  The last 16 years of steam operation on Great Western and Southern lines in Devon.  £3.95

Davies R and Grant M D  London and Its Railways, D&C, 1983, pp200, 158 black & white illustrations,13 colour plates and 29 maps & diagrams.  Small inscription, the number "77."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Fine in a Very Good dust wrapper.  There is a tiny nick to the dust wrapper at the base of the spine.  Slight loss of colour to the spine of the dust wrapper.  A comprehensive study of the railways in and around London.  £5.95

Ellis, C Hamilton  British Trains of Yesteryear: A pictorial recollection of the pre-1923 railway scene, Locomotive Publishing Co, 3rd impression 1974, pp132.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  Some 288 photographs with historical and descriptive annotations.  £3.95

Essery R J  An Illustrated History of Midland Wagons Vol.1, OPC, 1998, pp170.  Large Format Hb.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  A definitive photographic study of Midland wagons.  £8.50

Essery R J  An Illustrated History of LMS Wagons: Vol.1, OPC, 1st edition 1981, pp180.  Large Format Hb.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  An illustrated diagram book of LMS wagons, with each diagram reduced to 4mm scale.  £18.50

History of LMS Locomotives

Essery, Bob and Jenkinson, David  An Illustrated History of LMS Locomotives Vol.1: General Review and Locomotive Liveries, OPC, 1981, pp238.  Inscription.  Large Format Hb.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper spine is slightly sunned.  £12.50

Essery, Bob and Jenkinson, David  An Illustrated History of LMS Locomotives Vol.2: Absorbed Pre-group Classes Western and Central Divisions, OPC, 1985, pp262.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Part 1 Western Division covers locomotives absorbed from the LNWR, The North London & Wirral Railways, and The North Staffordshire Railway. Part 2 Central Division covers the L&Y, The Furness Railway, The Maryport & Carlisle, The Cleator & Workington, and the Knott End Railway.  £32.50

Essery, Bob and Jenkinson, David  An Illustrated History of LMS Locomotives Vol.3: Absorbed Pre-Group Classes, Northern Division, SLP, 1994, pp216.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Deals with the Scottish constituents of the LMS (Caledonian, Glasgow & South Western, and Highland Railways.)  £20.50

Essery, Bob and Jenkinson, David  An Illustrated History of LMS Locomotives Vol.4: Absorbed Pre-Group Classes, Midland Division, SLP, 1987, pp224.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  The red spine of dust wrapper is slightly faded.  £20.50

Essery, Bob and Jenkinson, David  An Illustrated History of LMS Locomotives Vol.5: The Post-Grouping Standard Designs, SLP, 1992, pp216.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  £28.50

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Fellows, Craig W and Gash, Paul E  The Last Days of the "Deltics", IA, 1986, pp96.  Pb.  VG with slight wear to the covers at the head and base of the spine.  A well-illustrated tribute to the final months of the Deltics.  £3.95

Gammell C J  Scottish Branch Lines, OPC, 1999, pp192.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  The later more substantial branch-by-branch survey with the following chapters: Highland, Grampian, Tayside, Fife, Central, Strathclyde, Dumfries & Galloway, Borders and Lothian.  £8.50

Garnett A F  Steel Wheels: The Evolution of the Railways and how they excited Engineers, Architects, Artists and Writers, Cannwood Press, 2005, pp266.  Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  "A celebration of the railways and of their enduring effect on our collective imagination."  £3.95

History of British Railways Standard Steam Locomotives

A Detailed History of British Railways Standard Steam Locomotives Vol.2: The 4-6-0 and 2-6-0 Classes, RCTS, 2003, pp280 including pp8 of colour.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  A definitive study.  £16.50

(A) Detailed History of British Railways Standard Steam Locomotives Vol.3: The Tank Engine Classes, RCTS, 1997, pp168 including pp8 of colour.  Small inscription, the number "792."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.  A definitive study.  £14.50

Walford, John and Harrison, Paul  A Detailed History of British Railways Standard Steam Locomotives Vol.4: The 9F 2-10-0 Class, RCTS, 2008, pp22 plus 317 including pp8 of colour.  Small inscription, the number "1056."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  A definitive study.  £24.50

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Goudie F W  Metropolitan to Jubilee: Wembley Park to Stanmore, Forge Books, 1986, pp32. "Largish" format Pb.  Fine.  An illustrated history of the Metropolitan Railway's branch to Stanmore, now part of the Jubilee line.  £7.50

Gough Terry  The Southern in Surrey & Berkshire, OPC, 1988, pp96.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Fine in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  A typical high-quality OPC album.  £5.95

Gourvish T R  Mark Huish and the London & North Western Railway: A Study of Management, Leicester University Press, 1973, pp319.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Some rubbing to the dust wrapper at the base of the spine.  A study of the management career of Captain Mark Huish.  £12.50

Hall, Stanley  Railway Milestones and Millstones: Triumphs and Disasters in British Railway History, IA, 2006, pp160.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Fine in a Very Good+ dust wrapper. A remarkable discussion of the major successes and failures in British railway history over the period from 1825 to 2005.  £5.95

Harris, Michael  Decades of Steam 1920-1969, IA, 1999, pp176.  Hb.  Fine in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  There is a small internally repaired tear in the dust wrapper at the foot of the spine otherwise F/VG+.   A well-illustrated review of the last five decades of steam.  £4.95

Hawkins, Chris; Hooper, John; and Reeve George  British Railways Engine Sheds No.1: An LNER Inheritance, Irwell Press, 1988, pp40.  Small inscription, the number "644."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An illustrated review of the main post-grouping shed developments on the LNER.  £5.95

Hawkins, Chris  Great Eastern in Town and Country [Vol.1], Irwell, 1990, pp92 with a large fold-out plan of the approaches to Fenchurch Street Station.  There is a round embossed stamp on the flyleaf indicating that the book is from the library Ronald Powney.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the dust wrapper at the base of the spine. An illustrated exploration of specific aspects of the Great Eastern Railway with chapters on: Mayors and Memorials, Mean Streets, Swinging Bridges, Stratford, and Country Fayre.  £18.50

Hawkins, Chris  Great Eastern in Town and Country Vol.2, Irwell, 1991, pp92.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  An illustrated exploration of further aspects of the Great Eastern Railway with chapters on: Red Herrings & Fish of all Sorts, Suffolk Punch, and Ally Pally.  £32.50

Hay, Peter  Pre-Grouping Trains on British Railways: The LMS Companies, OPC, 1988, 228 illustrations.  Small inscription, the number "482."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A high-quality album.  £5.95

Hay, Peter  Pre-Grouping Trains on British Railways: The LNER Companies, OPC, 1988, 191 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  There is a tiny nick in the dust wrapper at the head of the spine. A high-quality photographic album.  £4.95

Hendry, R Preston and Hendry, R Powell  An Historical Survey of Selected LMS Stations, Layouts and Illustrations: Vol. 1, OPC, 1982, pp168.  Large Format Hb.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  £14.50

Hendry, R Preston and Hendry, R Powell  An Historical Survey of Selected LMS Stations: Layouts and Illustrations: Vol.2, OPC, 1986, pp176.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  £28.50

Hoole, Ken  Railways in the North Eastern Landscape, Harvester Press, 1978, pp70.  Small inscription, the number "749."  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper, and also down the top half of the right front page edge.  Describes in words and pictures the railway scene in the North East, with a strong emphasis on the railway infrastructure.  £4.95

Hoole, Ken  Railways of Teesside: A Pictorial History, Dalesman, 1982, pp72.  Landscape format Pb.  VG.  Slight loss of colour on the covers.  Examines the lines to the east of Eaglescliffe.  £4.95

Hoole, Ken  North-Eastern Branch Line Termini, OPC, 1985, pp192. With drawings by John Addyman and Andrew Pearson.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Detailed studies of Whitby, Richmond, Alnwick, Guisborough, Middleton in Teesdale and Alston.  £20.50

Jenkinson, David  Rails in the Fells: A Railway Case Study: An account of the origins, characteristics and contribution of a railway to the landscape; together with an attempt to evaluate its past and present influence on the area through which it passes, Peco, 2nd revised edition 1980, pp157.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  A major illustrated study of the Settle and Carlisle line with detailed track plans and drawings of the station buildings.  £5.95

Jenkinson, David  The Power of the Royal Scots, OPC, 1986, 290 illustrations.  Power Series.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The spine of the dust wrapper is sunned.  £4.95

(The) "Joco" Regulator Valve, Wota Limited, pp8 with 3 fold-out diagrams in the rear.  No date.  Card Covers. Fair.  Staples rusty.  The dark green covers give the booklet a slightly grubby look.  A booklet explaining the advantages of the Joco regulator valve.  £3.95

Jones, C M Jenkin  The North Eastern Railway: A Centenary Story, British Railways North Eastern Region, 1954, pp32.  Foreword by Sir Ralf Wedgwood.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An illustrated booklet, written by a former Assistant General Superintendent of the North Eastern Railway.  £2.95

Locomotive Railway Carriage & Wagon Review Vol.53 No.662: Oct 15th 1947.  VG-.  A monthly technical journal.   One issue only.  £0.95

(The) Locomotives of the Great Western Railway Part 1: Preliminary Survey, RCTS, 1951, pp62 plus pp26 of illustrations.  Coloured frontis.  Pb.  Very Good.  Although the publication date is given as 1951, this is clearly a later reprint.  £4.95

Locomotives of the LNER: Part 3C Tender Engines - Classes D13 to D24, RCTS, 1981, pp119 plus 137 figs.  Pb.  VG.  Slight rubbing at the corners of the covers.  The 4-4-0 classes.  £9.50

Locomotives of the LNER: Part 4 Tender Engines - Classes D25 to E7, RCTS, 1st Edition 1968, pp156 plus colour frontis and 222 illustrations.  Inscription.  Card Covers.  VG+.  4-4-0s and 2-4-0s.  £9.50

Lowe, James W  British Steam Locomotive Builders, Goose and Son, 1975, pp704, 541 photographs & 47 diagrams.  The first edition in a slip case.  Hb.  Very Good+ in a Very Good- dust wrapper.  Some wear to the corners of the dust wrapper, both at the two top corners and at the head of the spine.  The slip case is generally in VG condition, but with some wear superficial wear to the edges.  £12.50

Maggs, Colin  The Birmingham Gloucester Line, Line One, 1986, pp88.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Covers the construction, operation, motive power, accidents and train services of this historic route that includes the Lickey incline.  £6.95

Marsden, Colin  A Pictorial Record of the Diesel Shunter, OPC, 1st edition 1981, 229 illustrations.  Not the Taj books reprint of 2007.  Small inscription, the number "5."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Records the wide variety of diesel shunters used by British Rail in the early years of dieselisation.  £10.50

Mitchell W R and Joy David  Settle - Carlisle Railway: A New Edition, Dalesman, 1989, pp96.  Card Covers.  VG with some superficial rubbing to the edges of the covers.  An illustrated history.  £1.95

Morrison, Brian and Brunt, Ken  British Railways Past and Present No.7 North East, East and South East London, SLP, 1st edition 1991, pp128.  The number "240" has been written inside the front cover.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Featuring over 70 locations on routes radiating from King's Cross, Broad Street, Liverpool Street, Fenchurch Street, Cannon Street and Charing Cross.  £3.95

Morrison, Gavin  The Power of the 9Fs, OPC, 2001, pp112.  Power Series.  Small inscription, the number "405."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  £12.50

Morrison, Gavin  The Power of the Austerities, OPC, 2006, pp112.  Power Series.  Small inscription, the number "1021."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Fine in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A pictorial tribute to the Riddles 2-8-0 and 2-10-0 austerity designs.  £14.50

Nash, George C  The LMS at War, LMS, Euston, 1946, pp88.  Hard Cover.  VG in a Poor dust wrapper. The dust wrapper is badly torn, particularly at the edges of the spine, with some loss at the head and base of the spine.  The official LMS war history with the company crest on the front cover. Includes eight of Norman Wilkinson's paintings in colour.  £4.95

Nock O S  Two Miles A Minute, BCA/PSL, 1980, pp201.  Published by Book Club Associates by arrangement with Patrick Stephens Limited. With a Foreword by Sir Peter Parker.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The story behind the conception and operation of the HSTs and the ill-fated Advanced Passenger Train.  £2.95

North East by Rail, Railway Development Society, 1986, pp52.  Pb.  VG.  Considers each line in turn, including the Tyne & Wear Metro and the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.  £0.95

Oppitz, Leslie  Cheshire Railways Remembered,  Countryside Books, 1997, pp112.  Card Covers.  VG+.  An illustrated history of the railways of Cheshire.  £3.95

The Somerset and Dorset Railway by Ivo Peters

Peters, Ivo  The Somerset and Dorset in the Fifties Vol. 1 - 1950-1954, OPC, 1st edition 1980, 260 plates.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper, slight wear at the top front corner.  Superb photographs from Ivo Peters who will always be associated with the Somerset and Dorset.  £4.95

Peters, Ivo  The Somerset and Dorset in the Fifties Vol. 2 - 1955-1959, OPC, 1984, 231 plates.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  The second volume of Ivo Peter's pictorial tribute to the Somerset and Dorset.  £4.95

Peters, Ivo  The Somerset and Dorset in the Sixties Vol. 3 - 1960-1962, BCA/OPC, 1986, 250 plates.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Ivo Peter's pictorial chronicle of the last years of the Somerset and Dorset.  £4.95

Peters, Ivo  The Somerset and Dorset in the Sixties Vol. 4 - 1963-1966, OPC, 1983, 215 plates.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG- dust wrapper with a tear in the dust wrapper near the base of the spine.  Ivo Peter's pictorial chronicle of the last years of the Somerset and Dorset.  £4.95

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Pope M  Steam Ramble No. 1: South and West, IA, 1976, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "205." Large Format.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A high-quality album described as "a gentle browse through the kaleidoscope of BR steam scenes".  £3.95

Quinn, Tom  Tales of the Old Railwaymen, D&C, 2004, pp192.  "Largish" format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  "A fascinating range of characters recount their experiences of working on steam trains, from a shedmaster to a fireman, and from an engine driver to a signalman."  £2.95

Ransome-Wallis P  Snowdon Mountain Railway: The Story of the Railway and its Trains, IA, 5th edition 1979, pp48.  Small format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An illustrated booklet.  £1.95

Rear W G  The Conwy Valley Line: Blaenau Ffestiniog to Llandudno Junction, Foxline, 1991, 160 illustrations.  Scenes from the Past 12: Railways of North Wales.  The paperback edition.  Small inscription, the number "507."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Slight creasing across the rear top corner of the covers.  £8.50

Rear, Bill  From Chester to Holyhead: The Branch Lines, OPC, 2003, pp256.  Small inscription, the number "92."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A detailed and highly illustrated account of all the branch lines connecting with the Chester and Holyhead Railway.  £12.50

Robert Stephenson and Hawthorns Ltd Products, Robert Stephenson and Hawthorns, pp22.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A trade catalogue produced immediately after the war - there is a picture of a steam hauled Royal train in South Africa in 1947 - when Robert Stephenson and Hawthorns were still trying to sell their steam locomotives to the world.  Slight wear to the spine of the covers. "Typical examples of Locomotives by Robert Stephensons and Hawthorns Ltd, Darlington and Newcastle."  £8.50

Robertson, Kevin  The Last Days of Steam in Berkshire, Alan Sutton, 1987, pp148.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight creasing to the lower rear edge of the dust wrapper.  Photographs featuring the final years of Berkshire steam.  £3.95

Russell J H  A Pictorial Record of Great Western Engines Vol.1: Gooch, Armstrong & Dean Locomotives and Vol.2: Churchward, Collett & Hawksworth Locomotives, OPC, 1978, pp188 and pp244.  Small inscription, the number "389."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The combined edition of 1978.  £20.50

Russell J H  A Pictorial Record of Great Western Engines Vol.1: Gooch, Armstrong & Dean Locomotives, OPC, 1999, pp188.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The top corners of the covers are slightly bumped; some creasing to the top rear edge of the dust wrapper.  Russell's definitive pictorial record.  £12.50

Russell J H  A Pictorial Record of Great Western Absorbed Engines, OPC, 1st edition 1978, pp280. Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The covers are slightly bumped at the top of the spine; slight wear to the dust wrapper at the top of the spine.  A comprehensive pictorial record.  £12.50

Suggitt, Gordon  Lost Railways of North & East Yorkshire, Countryside Books, 2006, pp160. First published in 2005.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An illustrated history with an emphasis on what remains today.  £4.95

Talbot E  LNWR Miscellany: Vol.2, OPC, 1980, 227 plates.  Large Format Hb.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper is price clipped.  An excellent follow-up to Talbot's first LNWR album.  £10.50

Talbot, Edward; Millard, Philip; Dow, George; and Davis, Peter  LNWR Liveries, HMRS, 1985, pp184 with a colour frontis.  Very Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Fair dust wrapper.  As is often the case with this work, the top edge of the dust wrapper is very worn with several small tears. This appears to be because the dust wrapper was originally larger than the book.  A definitive work, covering all aspects of the LNWR.  A final chapter is devoted to the North London Railway.  £12.50

Timken Axle Boxes, pp35.  Published just after the end of the war.  Card Covers.  Fair.  Wear down the spine of the covers with a one-cm tear at the top.  A trade booklet consisting mainly of illustrations of the steam locomotives throughout the world that used Timken tapered roller bearing axle boxes.  A brief history of Timken is also included.  £3.95

Tonks, Eric  The Ironstone Quarries of the Midlands History, Operation and Railways Part II: The Oxfordshire Field, Runpast, 1st edition 1988, pp252.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  The original hardback edition.  The dust wrapper spine is slightly sunned.  Includes all quarries in Oxfordshire, the two in Warwickshire and a small group in the southern tip of Northamptonshire.  £16.50

(The) Train Now Departing Personal Memories of the Last Days of Steam, BBC/Guild, 1988, pp168.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper. Based on a BBC series with classic photos by Ivo Peters & chapters by David Wilcock, Arlett, Erik Tonks, David Rowlands, Peter Handford and Andrew Johnson.  £2.95

Waters, Laurence The Power of the Counties, OPC, 2006, pp112.  Power Series.  Small inscription, the number "1061."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A tribute the Hawksworth's Great Western 4-6-0s.  £7.50

Whitehead D  Worth a Second Glance Vol.2: A Pictorial Record of the Worth Valley Railway, Keighley & Worth Valley Preservation Society, 1981, pp116 with pp4 of colour.  "Largish" format Pb.  Very Good.  An album of photographs from the 70s.  £1.95

Whitehouse P B  The LMS in the West Midlands, OPC, 1984, 262 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  An excellent pictorial survey of the 1923-1948 period.  £4.95

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  The Southern Remembered, OPC, 1980, 270 plates.  Large Format Hb.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A high-quality OPC album.  £5.95

Whiteley, John and Morrison, Gavin  The Power of the Arthurs, Nelsons and Schools, OPC, 1984, 276 illustrations.  Power Series.  Small inscription, the number "424."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  £6.95

Whiteley J and Morrison G  The Power of the Black Fives, OPC, 1988, pp144.  Power Series.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  £7.50

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  The Power of the Jubilees, OPC, 1st edition 1992, pp112.  Power Series.  Large Format Hb.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  £8.50

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  The Power of the Patriots, OPC, 1997, pp128.  Power Series.  Large Format Hb.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  There is a small internally repaired tear in the rear page of the dust wrapper.  £16.50

Wignall C J  Complete British Railways Maps and Gazetteer 1830-1981, OPC, 1983, pp172 with 87 maps and 84 pages of gazetteer.  Also published in hardback form.  Small inscription, the number "41."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  The red spine of the covers is faded.  Locates all lines and stations built since the opening of the Stockton and Darlington in 1825.  £7.50

Williams, Frederick S  Our Iron Roads: Their History, Construction & Social Influences, Ingram, Cooke and Co., 1852, pp390.  Hb.  Fair.  Two bookplates inside the front cover.  Bound in purple cloth with gold lettering, although the original colours have faded over the years. The binding is still sound with wear to the covers at the head of the spine, and at the top front corner. The internal pages are generally clean with all the illustrations present.  A first edition of a well-known text that remained in print for most of the Victorian era.  £24.50

Overseas Railways

Alexander, Edwin P  American Locomotives: A Pictorial Record Of Steam Power, Bonanza, pp256. No date, but first published in 1950.  A unique bound copy of a well-known work - the pages have been photocopied, and then professionally bound in light brown cloth.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+.  An excellent survey of American 20th century steam with an illustration, drawing and brief technical details of each class.  £4.95

Allen, Geoffrey Freeman  The World's Fastest Trains: From the Age of Steam to the TGV, PSL, 2nd edition 1992, pp192.  Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  An absorbing account of 100 mph plus rail travel.  £3.95

[American] Locos of the 40s and 50s, Newton Greg, pp384.  Six copies of Train Shed Cyclopedia, Nos 45, 47, 49, 50, 51 & 56 bound in a single volume with dark blue covers.  A typewritten index has been added at the front. Hard Cover.  Very Good+.  The six issues form a six part series on Locos of the 40s and 50s.  Latter issues in the series covered diesel and electric traction.  Much of the material is reprinted from Railway Mechanical Engineer.  Note that the references to Issue 43 on the first page are incorrect; Issue 43 dealt with Diesel & Oil Electrics.  £24.50

Ball M G  European Railway Atlas: France, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, IA, 2nd edition 1994, pp82 of maps plus an index.  Card Covers.  VG+.   The updated second edition. Small inscription, the number "130."  The first in the series of European atlases.  £6.95

Harris, Ken  World Electric Locomotives, Janes, 1981, pp160.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A comprehensive survey of 140 loco classes from 40 countries, each with a photograph, brief history and technical details.  £4.95

Hastings, Paul  Railroads: An International History, Ernest Benn, 1972, pp144.  Industries and Inventions: International Histories Series.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good- dust wrapper. There is a one-inch internally-repaired tear at the head of the dust wrapper spine.  An introductory history describing the development of the world's railways.  £1.95

Perren, Brian  TGV Handbook, Capital Transport, 1993, pp112.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A well-illustrated account - mainly in colour - of the development of the French TGV network.  Note that an earlier book with the same title was published by Ian Allan.  £2.95

Railway Technical Review No.7: Oct 1962, pp56.  Pb.  Fair with wear to the spine of the covers.  A paper on Recent Technical Developments on the German Federal Railways by Hans Geitmann takes up most of the issue (p2-p46).  A comprehensive review by the then President and Director of the German Federal Railways.  £1.95

Ransome-Wallis P  The Concise Encyclopaedia of World Railway Locomotives, Hutchison, 1959, pp512 with 16 colour plates and 128 black & white plates.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG- dust wrapper.  A substantial work Slight wear to the top edge of the dust wrapper.  A very substantial study of world traction written during the transition period from steam to diesel and electric traction with contributions by G. Freeman Allen, P. Ransome-Wallis, H. M. Le Fleming, David P. Morgan, J. M. Doherty; C. R. H. Simpson, S. O. Ell, O. S. Nock and F. J. G. Haut.  Chapters on: Diesel Railway Traction, Diesel Traction in North America, Electric Motive Power, The Reciprocating Steam Locomotive, Modern Steam Locomotives, Testing of Locomotives, The Steam Locomotive in Traffic, The Organization of a Steam Motive Power Depot, Unconventional Forms of Railway Motive Power, and The Gas Turbine in Railway Service.  £5.95

Ransome-Wallis, P  The Last Steam Locomotives of Eastern Europe, IA, 1974, pp128.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Unusual illustrations from lines in Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland and Romania.  £18.50

Ransome-Wallis P  The Last Steam Locomotives of Western Europe, IA, 1976, pp179.  First published in 1963.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper, tiny tear at the top of the rear dust wrapper fold.  Sections on Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey.  £8.50

Sampson, Henry  World Railways 1950-51: A Survey of the Operation and Equipment of Representative Rail Systems, Sampson, Low, Marston & Co.  The first year of publication of what became Jane's World Railways.  Large landscape format.  Hard Cover.  No dust wrapper.  Very Good  Slight rubbing at the head & base of the spine.  An authoritative reference on the railway manufacturers and railway systems of the world.  With sections on North America, Central & South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australasia.  £12.50

Train Shed Cyclopedia No.53: Steam Locomotives from the 1919 Locomotive Cyclopedia (Part 2), Newton K Gregg, 1977, pp64. Sixty four full-size pages reprinted from the 1919 Locomotive Dictionary and Cyclopedia, p226 through 280 and p1039 through 1047.  Old price sticker on the cover.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Illustrations and diagrams of 1919 America locomotives.  £6.95

Train Shed Cyclopedia No.69: Locomotive Photos (Part 1) from the 1912 Locomotive Dictionary, Newton K Gregg, 1978, pp64. Sixty four full-size pages reprinted from the 1912 Locomotive Dictionary and Cyclopedia, p150 through 213.  Large Format. Card Covers.  Very Good.  Illustrations and diagrams of 1919 America locomotives.  £6.95

Train Shed Cyclopedia No.72: Locomotive Drawings & Boilers (Part 2) from the 1912 Locomotive Dictionary, Newton K Gregg, 1978, pp64.  Sixty four full-size pages reprinted from the 1912 Locomotive Dictionary, p214 through p270 and p276 through p282.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good Illustrations and diagrams of 1912 America locomotives and boilers.  £6.95

Train Shed Cyclopedia No.74: Smoke Boxes, Stokers, Valve Gears & Trucks (Part 3) from the 1912 Locomotive Dictionary, Newton K Gregg, 1978, pp64.  Old price sticker on the cover.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Sixty four full-size pages reprinted from the 1912 Locomotive Dictionary, p214 through p270 and p276 through p282. Illustrations and diagrams of 1912 America locomotive smoke boxes, mechanical stokers, valve gears and trucks.  £6.95

The Narrow Gauge Illustrated and The Narrow Gauge

A quarterly magazine dedicated to narrow gauge railways throughout the world.

The Narrow Gauge No.69 Autumn 1975, Narrow Gauge Railway Society, pp32.  Very Good.  Contents include: The Small Companies: Cheadle Moseley Grammar School Narrow Gauge Society 1969 - 1974 by Colin Saxton, The Narrow Lines of Industry: Down the Drain by Sydney Leleux, and "Trixie" by Alan Keef,  £1.50

The Narrow Gauge No.78 Winter 1978, Narrow Gauge Railway Society, pp28.  Very Good.  Contents include: After Steam on the Sierra by K. Taylorson, Narrow Gauge Time-and-Motion by Rodney Weaver, West Country Wrens (pictures), The Benguela Railway by G. S. Moore, Hunslet's Smallest Locomotive by T. F. Rushworth, Sand Railways of Leighton Buzzard by Ken Scanes and Kevin Lane, and Stanley Battison's Locomotives by Sydney Leleux.  £1.50

The Narrow Gauge No.79 Spring 1978, Narrow Gauge Railway Society, pp28.  Very Good.  Contents include: From Freetown to Llanfair Caereinion by M. Swift and M. E. L. Bentley, Above the Clouds by Railway by Sarathkumar Ghosh, The Darjeeling-Himalayan Railway Garratt by M Swift, Twenty Years on the Isle of Man Railway 1957 - 1977 by Christopher White, Vintage Days at Ravenglass (pictures), and Earls Barton Silica Co. by S. A. Leleux,  £1.50

The Narrow Gauge No.93 Autumn 1981, Narrow Gauge Railway Society, pp28.  Very Good.  Contents include: Island Magic by M. Swift, Light Oaks Moss Farm Tramway, North Bierley Sewage Works by A. J. Booth, The Mittelgebirgsbahn Then and Now by Klaus Matzka, 50 Years of the Benguela Railway, Benguela Journey by A. E. Durrant, Discovering Steam in Greece by Ron Cox, and The Kings Island & Miami Valley Railroad by Robert Maynard.  £1.50

The Narrow Gauge No.104 Autumn 1984, Narrow Gauge Railway Society, pp28.  Very Good.  Contents include: Narrow Gauge in Brasil by A. E. Durrant, 'Ask for Mr Kinrade' by Ken Hartley, The Garden Festival Railway by Jim Peden, Military Miscellany by R. D. Darvill, The Last Barclay by Phil Atkinson, Shibden Park Railway - Halifax by Brian Taylor, Algaida - My Introduction to Mallorca by Ken Hartley, Memories of Eritrea by Peter Hawkins, and Holmes Pumping Station - Doncaster by Adrian Booth.  £1.50

The Narrow Gauge No.128 Autumn 1990, Narrow Gauge Railway Society, pp30.  Very Good.  Contents include: Peter by Alan Baker, Fairbourne Centenary by Graham Billington, Overture to the Mikado by Rodney Weaver, A Sunday in New Jersey by Alan Burgess, An Unrecorded North Wales Quarry Tramway by D. Clayton, and Summer at Maen Offeren by Brian Gent.  £1.50

The Narrow Gauge No.159 Winter 1998, Narrow Gauge Railway Society, pp30.  Very Good.  Contents include: Cream Tea at Clannaborough by Michael Messenger, The Haigh Railway by Graham Billington, An Unidentified Llechwedd Locomotive by Jim Hay, Butterworth Station (Malaysia) by Ken Scales, Loco Design as it Was by Peter Halton, Rails to Monkey Island by Peter Clowes, Dresden's Parkeisenbahn and Germany's 15-inch Gauge Pacifics by David Mummery, California's Railways by Rex Hora, and 1930 in the Czech Republic by Mike Jackson.  £1.50

The Narrow Gauge No.210 Spring 2010, Narrow Gauge Railway Society, pp34.  Very Good.  Contents include: Good Luck Mine by Sydney Leleux, Remains of the Dalmunzie Railway by Jim Stancliffe, Ruston Proctor versus Deutz by Robin Parkinson, Miniature at the Hay Loft by David Chambers, Prince (and Princess) by Lawson Little, Kuala Lumpur Shed 1981 by Graham Lightfoot, Alicante to Denia 2009 by Paul Webb, A Railway Journey in Abyssinia by Keith Taylorson, Three of a Kind by John Townsend, and Knebworth Gala July 1976 by Graham Lightfoot.  £1.50

Railway Modelling

Essery, Bob  British Railway Modelling: A Century of Progress, British Railway Modelling, 1999, pp82.  Photographs by Tony Wright.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An illustrated history of railway modelling in the 20th century.  £2.95

Modellers' Back Track Vol.1 No.6: Feb-March 1992.   Very Good.  Contents: The Twelve-Wheelers of Wolverton Pt.1, Rules & Regulations, It all began with Heckmondwike, The Eric Burton Album, and The Beyer Peacock 4-4-0s of the M&GN.  £1.95

Modellers' Back Track Vol.2 No.2: June-July 1992.  Very Good.  Contents: Preservation & the Modeller, Goods Brake Vans, The Twelve Wheelers of Wolverton Pt.3, Scottish Horse Boxes, Model Railways as an Art Form, A Great Western Goods Depot in Liverpool, The Aspinall Six-Coupled Goods, A Little Piece of History, and The Eric Burton Album No.2.  £1.95

Buses and Trams

Appleby, John B  Cheltenham's Trams & Buses Remembered: Their Story 1890-1970, Transport Publishing Company, 2nd edition 1973, pp72.  Pb.  Very Good.  An illustrated history from the era of the horse-bus to the 1970s.  £4.95

Barker T C and Robbins Michael  A History of London Transport: Passenger Travel and the Development of the Metropolis Vol.1: The Nineteenth Century, Allen & Unwin, 1st edition 1963, pp412.  Inscription.  Hb.  No dw.  Very Good.  Foxing to the page edges.  A comprehensive study of all forms of public transport in London.  £8.50

Gray, John A  London's Classic Buses, Capital Transport Publishing, 1999, pp96.  "Largish" landscape.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  An all-colour tribute to the post-war London bus scene.  £4.95

Hambley, John A S  London Transport Buses & Coaches 1949, Self Publishing Association, 1991, pp160.  Large Format Pb.  VG+.  A pictorial history of London buses in 1949.  £7.50

Kaye, David  Hertfordshire Buses in Camera, Quotes Limited, 1993, pp80.  Landscape Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  A wide ranging pictorial survey covering the period from around 1920 to 1980.  £4.95

McCormack, Kevin  London Transport Buses 1955-1969, IA, 1st edition 2002, pp80.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  An all-colour pictorial tribute to London buses.  £4.95

McCormack, Kevin  The Heyday of the Half-Cab, IA, 2002, pp80.  Landscape Format.  Glazed Boards. Fine.  An all-colour album focusing on buses in the 1955-66 period.  London buses are not included.  £4.95

Palmer, Phil and Palmer, Mike  The Cable Cars of San Francisco, Howell-North Books, 1968. 3rd edition 1968, pp64.  First published in 1959.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  "A dramatically illustrated study of San Francisco's world famous cable cars."  £2.95

Price J H  Tramcars, IA, 1963, pp64.  Veteran & Vintage Series.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  Over fifty types of tram are illustrated and described.  £1.95

Ride Down Memory Lane: The Story of the Branford Trolley Museum, Bramford Electric Railway Association, 6th edition 1975, pp66.  Pb.  Very Good.  An illustrated booklet describing the extensive collection of American trams at the Branford Trolley Museum at East Haven, Connecticut.  £0.95

Taplin M R  Tramways of North America including rapid transit, Light Rail Transit Association, 2nd edition, pp60.  No date.  Maps by B. Connelly.  Designed by E. R. Oakley. Production editors: I. D. O. Frew & B. Patton.  Tramway Handbooks No.4.  Pb.  VG.  Brief details & maps of each system.  £1.95

Transport and Distribution, Mercury Books, 1990, pp182.  Inscription recording my own purchase in 1992.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  There is a one-inch tear in the rear dust wrapper fold.  A CBI study of the impact of the single European market on Road, Rail, Inland Waterway, Sea and Air Transport.  £2.95

Turner, Keith; Smith, Shirley & Smith, Paul  The Directory of British Tram Depots, OPC, 2001, pp176.  Large format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  The cover is slightly bumped at the top of the spine.  Each entry provides an outline history of the depot, a grid reference, its ultimate fate and an ordinance survey reference.  £8.50

Wilson, Tony  The All-Over Advert Bus Handbook - Vol.1, British Bus Publishing, 2000, pp96.  Pb.  VG- with superficial wear to the corners of the covers.  A pictorial tribute to the advertising bus in both colour and black & white.  £2.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway

Modern Tramway and Light Rail Transit Vol. 53 No.627 March 1990, IA and Light Rail Transit Association. Very Good.  Contents include: U S Transit Funding Part 4: LRT Plans Proliferate, Westminster's Latest Offerings, and More Spanish Light Rail Part 2: The Ribes - Nuria Rack Railway.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.57 No.679 July 1994, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: Seeing the Wood from the Trees, Nurnberg - Four years On, and Track-Sharing in Britain: Is Karlsruhe's Work Valid Here.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.57 No.682 Oct 1994, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: Tramway Centenary in Kiev 1992: Part 2, Bucuresti Tramways in Mid-1993. £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.57 No.683 Nov 1994, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: Light Rail through the Valleys: Karlsruhe's Product of the Year, and Review of Tramway and LRT Legislation.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.57 No.684 Dec 1994, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: Italian LRVs for Manchester Light Rail, and The Tramway Heritage of the Former USSR.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.58 No.685 Jan 1995, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: Light Rail to the Millennium (Minus One), Stadtbahn Saar: A Vision Becomes Reality, Light Rail Systems: Present Trends and Future Prospects, and the Beamish Tramway Extension.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.58 No.687 March 1995, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: The Urban Trams of Torino: The Last Thirty Years Part 2: Beyond Rete 82, Rouen Opens Metrobus, Another Year - Another Centenary, and Lisboa's Hilly-Route Cars Part 2: After 1970.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.58 No.688 April 1995, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: Public Transport Back on the Agenda, Strasbourg's Eurotram Service, Docklands Update, ABB's Tram for Europe, and From Hong Kong to the Wirral.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.58 No.689 May 1995, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: Public Transport is a Vote Winner, Nottingham: A Study in Track Sharing, The Standard Approach in Eastern Europe, Blackout Tram to Mark VE Day, and Seaton: Tourism with a Difference.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.58 No.690 June 1995, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: Metro is on the Move Again, Croydon: poised for Breakthrough, Denver: Winds of Change Blow Cold, Survival Against the Odds, Porto Reprieve, and Wirral Opening.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.58 No.691 July 1995, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: Why Blame Someone Else for Our Ills, Midland Metro: We're Still Waiting, Christchurch: Trams Turn Full Circle, and Dresden: A Personal Sightseeing Trip.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.58 No.692 Aug 1995, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: Midland Metro: The Operator's View, If You Know You're Right - Keep at It, Genova: Back in the Tram Business, Christchurch: History on the Move, Boston USA in Colour.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.58 No.693 Sept 1995, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: Variotram: An Ingenious Low-Floor Design, Tramways of Genova: Casella Line, Croatia: Life Goes On in Colour, Honour for Southampton 45, PCCs Return to US in Colour.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.58 No.694 Oct 1995, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: Access for All - A Pipedream, South Yorkshire - A Transport Revolution, The Tramways of Genova, and Home Grown Entertainment.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.58 No.695 Nov 1995, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Near VG.  Wear mark on the front cover.  Contents include: Blackpool: Eight Page Special Feature, New Life for the Shooglies, and Trams and Bikes - Friends or Foes.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.58 No.696 Dec 1995, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: Opinion - Christian Buisson, If this is the Future it Certainly Works, Portugal - Porto - Lisboa , and Toronto Colour Feature.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.59 No.697 Jan 1996, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: Opinion - Steven Norris, Chemnitz: New Maintenance Depot Opens, Brasil: An Uncertain Future, Lisboa: Modernisation Part 2, and Colour Feature : Halle and Basel.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.59 No.698 Feb 1996, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: Editorial: Even the AA is on Our Side, Opinion: John Parry Speaks for Ultra Light Transit, Leeds: Another Supertram System in Preparation, Milano: Urban Trams Heading for a Bright Future, and Colour Feature: Japanese Trams in Egypt.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.59 No.700 April 1996, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: Opinion: Scott McIntosh, Kuala Lumpur: Selamat Datang, Canberra: A Capital City Waiting for Light Rail, Colour Pages: The Tramway Returns, and Heritage: Douglas Down Under.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.59 No.701 May 1996, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Enlarged 48 page issue.  Very Good.  Contents include: Opinion: Malcolm Reece - Nottingham, Toronto: Trams set to return to Spadina Line, Kuala Lumpur: The New Light Rail Route Opens, and Colour Pages: America through the Seasons.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.59 No.702 June 1996, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: Calgary: The RegioSprinter Goes on Tour, Den Haag: Tram Tunnels in the Netherlands City, and Docklands: Back in Business after the Bomb.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.59 No.703 July 1996, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: Firema: Pioneering the Italian Low-Floor Tram, Antwerp: Calling a Halt to Subway Construction, Are Guided Buses Really an Alternative, and Lille: Trams Moving into a New Era.  £0.95

Light Rail and Modern Tramway Vol.59 No.704 Aug 1996, IA and Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA).  Very Good.  Contents include: Opinion: Professor Lewis Lesley Speaks Out, Kent: Light Rail Plans for the Garden of England, Denver: The Politics of Expansion, The City Circle: Running Rings around Melbourne Australia, Bremen: The Old Trams Move East, Colour: 80 Years of the z Tram, Heritage: Beaulieu's Stately Role, Arnhem: The New Museum Line Opens, Blackpool: 25 Years of the Fylde Tramway Society.  £0.95

Canals and Rivers

Wood, G Bernard  Ferries and Ferrymen, Cassell, 1969, pp162 plus pp24 of illustrations.  Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the edges of the dust wrapper.  A survey of the many river, strait and short sea crossings that were once a major part of the British transport scene.  £4.95

Stationary Engines

Edgington, David W  Amanco Engines: The Story of Associated Manufacturers' Company Ltd, author, pp76 with many illustrations.  No date.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  There is a tiny tear to the covers at the head of the spine.  An illustrated history of the Amanco stationary engine.  £12.50

Cawood C L  Repair List and Instructions for the Care and Working of "Amanco" Engines: Petrol, Town Gas and Paraffin from 1.75 HP to 15 HP inclusive, author, pp8 plus pp32.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An undated reprint.  £3.95

Industrial History

Allen D N de G and Southwell R V  Relaxation Methods Applied to Determine the Motion, in Two Dimensions, of a Viscous Fluid Past a Fixed Cylinder, reprinted from Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics, Vol.8, Part 2, June 1955, p129-145.  Pb.  VG-.  Technical paper.  £2.95

Artobolevsky, Ivan I  Mechanisms in Modern Engineering Design Vol.3 Gear Mechanisms, MIR Publishers, 1977, pp663.  Translated from the Russian by Nicholas Weinstein.  Hard Cover.  No dust wrapper.  Very Good.  An amazing survey of every conceivable gear mechanism, each one illustrated with a diagram.  £8.50

Artobolevsky, Ivan I  Mechanisms in Modern Engineering Design Vol.4 Can and Friction Mechanisms, Flexible-Link Mechanism, MIR Publishers, 1977, pp663.  Translated from the Russian by Nicholas Weinstein.  Hard Cover.  No dust wrapper.  Very Good.  The top corners of the covers are slightly bumped.  An amazing survey of every conceivable cam & friction mechanism and flexible-link mechanism, each one illustrated with a diagram.  £8.50

Blackham, Robert J (Colonel)  The Soul of the City:  Londonís Livery Companies,  Their Storied Past, Their Living Present, Sampson Low, Marston & Co., nd 0?), pp358.  No date.  First published in 1931.  Inscription.   No dust wrapper.  VG-.  Top and bottom of spine bumped.  A comprehensive popular history dealing with both the twelve major companies and the sixty-five lesser livery companies.  £5.95

Burton, Anthony  Industrial Archaeological Sites of Britain, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1977, pp160.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A detailed and practical introduction to over 300 sites in Britain.  £3.95

Falconer, Keith  Guide to Englandís Industrial Heritage, Batsford, 1980, pp270.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A county by county guide to Englandís most notable industrial sites.  £3.95

Fisher F J  A Short History of the Worshipful Company of Horners, published by the company, 1990, pp138.  First published in 1936.  The extensive appendices include lists of the 1935 members, past masters, wardens and clerks; the original statute of 1465; the charter and bye laws of 1638 and the oath of association of 1696.  Hb.  No dw.  Fine in an attractive dark blue binding with the seal of company in gold on the cover.    £5.95

Fletcher, Anne  British Airways London Eye: The Essential Guide, Harper Collins, 2000, pp52. Photographs by Jason Hawkes.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A well-illustrated glossy brochure.  £0.95

Hudson, Kenneth  Handbook for Industrial Archaeologists,  John Baker, 1967, pp84.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A practical guide to fieldwork and research.  £3.95

(The) Isaac Newton Telescope, Grubb Parsons, 1965, pp8.  Reprinted from Parsons Journal, Christmas 1965.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Details of the Isaac Newton 98 inch Telescope built by Grubb Parsons for the Royal Greenwich Observatory.  At the time this telescope had a significantly larger aperture than any other telescope in Britain.  £1.95

Pounder C C  Dished Ends and Stayed Surfaces, The Association of Engineering and Shipbuilding Draughtsmen, 1950, pp80 with 46 figs and 18 tables.  Session 1950-51.  First published in 1923-24.  Card Covers.  Fair+.  The staples have rusted quite badly.  £3.95

 

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