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March 2019 Railway List

British Railways

ABC Alphabetical Railway Guide July 1923, BCA/D&C, 1986, pp600 with a fold-out map in the rear. Published by Book Club Associates by arrangement with David and Charles.  With an introduction by David St John Thomas.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive view of railway services immediately after the Grouping.  £12.50

Allen, Cecil J  Great Northern, IA, 1961, pp56.  Pb.  VG-.  Generally VG, but with some wear down the spine of the covers.  An illustrated history of the Great Northern Railway, with a forward by G F Fiennes, then Traffic Manager of the Great Northern Line.  £2.95

Anderson, Robert  Huddersfield, Dewsbury & Batley, Bellcode, 2000, pp128.  Railway Memories No.13.  "883" written inside the covers.  Card Covers.  VG.  A largely pictorial study of the railways in and around Huddersfield, Dewsbury and Batley.  £9.50

Anderson, Robert  West Riding Steam 1955 – 1969, Bellcode, 2003, pp112.  Railway Memories No.16.  "964" written inside the covers.  Card Covers.  VG+.  A pictorial diary.  £8.50

Anderson, Robert  West Riding Steam Pictorial: A Photographic Journey, Bellcode, 2008, pp112. Railway Memories No.20.  "1053" written inside the covers.  Card Covers.  VG+.  Each area of the old West Riding is examined in turn.  £9.50

Arlett, Mike and Peters, Ivo  Steam around Bath, Millstream Books, 1987, 281 illustrations.  Photographs by Ivo Peters, captions by Mike Arlett.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper. Great Western, LMS and, of course, Somerset & Dorset photographs on the lines radiating from Bath.  £9.50

Batty, Stephen R  Railways of Sheffield, IA, 1994, pp96. Small inscription, the number "277", inside the front cover.  Card Covers.  VG.  An illustrated history from the earliest days until the present.  £3.95

Beckett C G  Steam around North Norfolk, Becknell Books, 1981, pp32.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Small inscription, the number "307", inside the front cover.  A pictorial tribute featuring both the "The Joint" and Great Eastern lines in North Norfolk.  £3.95

Binns, Donald  LMS Jubilee 4-6-0, Wyvern, 1987, pp64.  Locomotive Classics-1.  Pb.  VG.  Small inscription, the number "481", inside the covers; slight wear to the covers at the head & base of the spine.  An interesting selection of photographs combined with useful information on building and withdrawal dates, names, tender types and general livery details.  £4.95

BR Steam Motive Power Depots

Bolger, Paul  BR Steam Motive Power Depots: ER, IA, 1993, pp112.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Track diagrams and illustrations of all ER depots, with complete loco allocations in 1950, 1959 and 1965.  £6.95

Bolger, Paul  BR Steam Motive Power Depots: NER, IA, 1st edition 1984, pp112.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  The orange background colour down the spine has faded.  Photos and track diagram of all North Eastern Region depots with complete loco allocations for 1950, 1959 and 1965.  £6.95

Bolger, Paul  BR Steam Motive Power Depots: ScR, IA, 1993, pp112.  Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Photos and track diagram of all the Scottish depots, with complete locomotive allocations in 1950, 1959 & 1965.  £7.50

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Bradshaw's July 1922 Railway Guide, A new edition of the July 1922 Bradshaw's General Railway and Steam Navigation Guide for Great Britain and Ireland with enlarged type and an introduction by David St John Thomas, BCA/D&C, 1985, pp1166 & folding map in the rear.  Published by Book Club Associates by arrangement with David and Charles.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  There are sellotape stains from an old protective covering inside the covers.  Complete British railway timetables immediately before the Grouping in 1923.  £12.50

British Railways Magazine North Eastern Region Vol.11 No.6 June 1960, pp165-192.  "J. Perry" written on the front cover.  Pb.  Near VG.  £1.50

Brown, Joe  London Railway Atlas, IA, 1st edition 2006, pp91.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  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.  £5.95

Chapman, Stephen  Warrington, Bellcode, 1996, pp72.  Railway Memories No.9.  Pictures by Arthur Chester.  Small inscription, the number "379", written inside the front cover.  Pb.  VG+.  A pictorial tribute to the lines in and around Warrington.  £5.95

Clay, John F and Cliffe J  The Stanier Black Fives, IA, 1972, pp96 plus 24 pages of illustrations.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The story of the 842 Black Fives that ran in Britain.  £4.95

Coleman, Richard and Rajczonek, Joe  Steam Nostalgia around Northampton, Northamptonshire Libraries, 1987, 172 plates. Small inscription, the number "485", inside the front cover.  Large Format Hb.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A superb pictorial tribute to the railways of Northamptonshire.  £9.50

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.  £10.50

Coleman, Richard and Rajczonek, Joe  Railway Images Around Northamptonshire, W D Wharton, 1992, 283 illustrations.  Large landscape format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A pictorial tribute to the railways of Northamptonshire.  £10.50

Coleman, Richard and Rajczonek, Joe  Steam Railways in Colour around Northamptonshire, W D Wharton, 1993, 205 plates.  With a foreword and new painting by Don Breckon.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A superb pictorial tribute to the railways of Northamptonshire.  £12.50

Cookson, Peter and Chapman, Steve  Pontefract, Castleford & Knottingley, Bellcode, 2003, pp112.  Railway Memories No.15.  Pb.  VG+.  £7.50

Darnbrough, Antony  West Coast Steam, IA, 1988, pp112.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper has been internally repaired at the head of the spine.  High-quality photographs - with some colour - focusing on the line between Lancaster and Carlisle.  A significant amount of text is included to set the scene.  £5.95

Dictionary of Rail and Steam, Brockhampton, 1997, pp187.  Small format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  With three sections: Dictionary of Rail and Steam, Chronology of Rail and Steam, and Preserved, Private and Tourist Railways.  £2.50

LMS Albums

Dorman C C  LMS Album, IA, 1967, pp112.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight foxing on the title page.  An album devoted to the LMS, with almost all of the pictures taken before nationalisation.  £4.95

Stephenson, Brian  LMS Album No.2, IA, 1974, pp128.  Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  Dust wrapper internally repaired at the dust wrapper fold and at the head of the spine.  Pictorial album.  £3.95

Stephenson, Brian  LMS Album No.3, IA, 1st edition 1973, pp128.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Pictorial album.  £4.95

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Durrant A E  Garratt Locomotives of the World, D&C, 1981, pp207.  Completely revised and enlarged edition.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  A comprehensive history of Garratt articulated steam engines, well-illustrated in both black & white and colour.  £7.50

Earnshaw, Alan (Editor)  Steam for Scrap: The Complete Story, Atlantic, 1992, pp168.  There is a small inscription, the number "121", inside the front cover.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  "During 1956-68 over 16,000 British steam locomotives were taken out of service ... This is the story of how it was done."  An expanded version of Nigel Trevena's three booklets.  £5.95

Ellis, C Hamilton  The Midland Railway, IA, 4th edition 1961, pp192, a coloured frontis.  Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  The folding map inside the rear cover is torn.  Some rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper.  A standard history of the Midland Railway, with a heavy emphasis on locomotive matters.  £5.95

Fryer C E J  British Baltic Tanks: The Story of the Six Types of British 4-6-4 Tank Locomotives, Platform 5, 1993, pp56.  Railway Monographs No.2.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Small inscription, the number "118", inside the front cover.  An illustrated history of the Baltic tanks designed for the London Tilbury & Southend, The Brighton, The Belfast & County Down, The Furness, The Glasgow & South Western, and The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway.  £6.95

Railway Liveries

Haresnape, Brian  Railway Liveries - Great Western Railway 1923-1947, IA, 1983, pp56.  Small inscription, the number "300" inside the front cover; slight wear to the covers.  Pb.  Very Good.  A useful reference work for the post-grouping period.  £2.95

Haresnape, Brian  Railway Liveries - Southern Railway, IA, 1982, pp56.  Small inscription, the number "301" inside the front cover.  Card Covers.  Very Good with slight wear to the covers.  The first in a useful series of reference works.  £2.95

Haresnape, Brian  Railway Liveries - London Midland & Scottish Railway, IA, 1983 pp56 with pp4 of colour.  Small inscription, the number 2300" inside the front cover; slight loss of colour down the spine.  Pb.  Very Good.  A useful reference work.  £2.95

Haresnape, Brian  Railway Liveries - London & North Eastern Railway, IA, 1984, pp56 with pp4 of colour.  Pb.  VG.  Slight loss of colour down the spine of the covers.  A useful reference work on LNER liveries.  £2.95

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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

Hayes R H and Rutter J G  Rosedale Mines and Railway, Scarborough Archaeological Society, 1st edition 1974, pp32 with 27 plates and 6 track plans.  Scarborough and District Archaeological Society Research Report No.9.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history of the ironstone mines that flourished briefly in the 19th century in Rosedale Valley in the North Yorkshire Moors and also of the railways that served them.  £2.95

Herbert, Ron  The Working Railway: A Railwayman's Photographs 1960-67 Vol.1, SLP, 1984, pp96. Small inscription, the number "214", inside the front cover.  Pb.  Very Good.  Well-captioned photographs, principally along the West Coast Main Line and its branches from Lancaster to Carlisle, but also showing steam at work in Scotland, Wales, Ireland, on the Eastern & Southern Regions, in the Isle of Man & the Isle of Wight, and in Europe.  £3.95

Hoole, Ken  The Stainmore Railway, Dalesman, 1973, pp128.  Pb.  Fair+.  Superficial wear to the covers, contents VG.  An illustrated history.  £4.95

Hoole K (Ken)  The Stockton & Darlington Railway, D&C, 1975, pp96.  Railway History in Pictures Series.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight browning of the page edges.  "A unique collection of photographs of the Stockton & Darlington Railway."  £5.95

Hurst, Geoffrey  Great Central East of Sheffield Vol.1, Milepost, 1989, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "653" inside the covers.  Card Covers.  VG+.  An illustrated history of the former Great Central railways lines east from Sheffield Victoria through Worksop, Retford, Gainsborough, Brigg to Barnetby, Clarborough Junction to Sykes Junction (Leverton branch), Lincoln, Market Rasen and Barnetby.  £4.95

Judge, Colin  The LNER Era: A Collection of Photographs of Locomotives, OPC, 1971, pp89.  A limited edition of 1000.  No dust wrapper as published.  Hb.  Generally VG, but the green spine has faded and is now brown. "Imperfect Copy" is written in the space where the copy number should appear.  After scanning the book a number of times, I finally found an imperfection: pages 10 & 11 do not completely separate along the spine, although all four pictures on the two pages are fully visible.  A very early OPC album.  £4.95

Judge C W and Morten J R  The Peak Line: A Pictorial Journey, Oakwood, 1994, pp86.  Portrait Series No.3.  Small inscription, the number "522", inside the front cover.  Card Covers.  VG+.  A pictorial journey from Buxton to Ambergate, with an interlude to Chinley, using photographs dated between 1930 to 1960 from the E. R. Morton negatives.  £3.95

Kidner R W  The Cambrian Railways, Oakwood, 1982, pp54 plus p16 of plates.  Oakwood Library No.55.  Pb.  VG-.  Old price sticker on the front cover; slight creasing to the bottom front corner of the covers.  £3.95

Kingdom, Anthony R  The Yelverton to Princetown Railway, Forest Publishing and Arc Publications, 1991, pp160.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A comprehensive illustrated history of the Great Western's branch to Princetown.  £7.50

Larkin, David  Working Wagons: A Pictorial Review of Freight Stock on the BR System: Vol.2 1974-1979, Santona, 1999, pp96.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  An illustrated survey with a section devoted to each wagon type.  £8.50

Locomotives of the LNER

Locomotives of the LNER: Part 3A Tender Engines - Classes C1 to C11, RCTS, 1979, pp148 plus 146 figs.  Pb.  VG.  The Atlantic classes.  £10.50

Locomotives of the LNER: Part 6A Tender Engines - Classes J38 to K5, RCTS, 1982, pp170 plus 159 illustrations.  Pb.  VG.  Some vertical creasing to the spine.  0-6-0 and 2-6-0 classes.  £12.50

Locomotives of the LNER: Part 6B Tender Engines - Classes O1 to P2, RCTS, 1983, pp196 plus 150 illustrations.  Pb.  VG.  2-8-0 & 2-8-2 classes, along with the WD 2-8-0 and 2-10-0 austerities.  £14.50

Locomotives of the LNER: Part 8A Tank Engines - Classes J50 to J70, RCTS, 2nd Impression 1983, pp118 plus 208 illustrations.  Inscription.  Card Covers.  VG.  Slight wear at one point on the vertical edge of the front cover; one-inch crease across the bottom rear corner.  4-6-2Ts, 4-4-2Ts, 4-4-0Ts, 2-4-0Ts, 2-4-2Ts, 0-4-4Ts and 4-4-4Ts.  £8.50

Locomotives of the LNER: Part 8B Tank Engines - Classes J71 to J94, RCTS, 2nd Impression 1983, pp94 plus 93 illustrations.  Pb.  VG.  0-6-0Ts.  £9.50

Locomotives of the LNER: Part 9A Tank Engines - Classes L1 to N19, RCTS, 1977, pp170 plus 181 figures.  Card Covers.  VG- with slight vertical creasing to the spine and slight wear to the edges of the covers. 2-6-4s, 0-6-4, and 0-6-2s.  £7.50

Locomotives of the LNER: Part 10B Railcars and Electric Stock, RCTS, 1990, pp150 plus 230 illustrations.  Pb.  VG.  £16.50

Locomotives of the LNER: Part 11 Supplementary Information, RCTS, 1994, pp98 plus 85 figs.  Pb.  VG+.  Supplements the information in ALL the previous volumes.  £10.50

For further volumes in the series see the Locomotives of the LNER section in the dedicated RCTS page.

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Locomotives of the Premier Line in Pictures, IA, 1952, pp40 and four coloured plates.  Pb.  Very Good.  An album of LNWR locomotives.  A reprint of the illustrations from The Premier Line: A History of LNWR Locomotives by O S Nock.  £1.95

Mills J D  How to Photograph Trains, Fountain Press, 1957, pp96 with pp32 of plates.  Small landscape format Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  "The many unexpected pitfalls which can befall the aspiring photographer are examined."  £1.95

Morrison, Brian and Brunt, Ken  British Railways Past and Present No.13: North West, West and South West London, SLP, 1st edition 1992, pp144.  Small inscription, the number "259", has inside the front cover.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Featuring over 80 locations on routes radiating from St Pancras, Euston, Marylebone, Paddington, Victoria and Waterloo. Later colour edition.  £4.95

Morrison, Gavin  The Power of the V2s, OPC, 2001, pp112.  Power Series.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  There is a tiny internally-repaired nick in the dust wrapper at the head of the rear fold.  A pictorial tribute to Gresley's powerful 2-6-2 mixed-traffic design.  £8.50

Mountford, Jon; Dodds, Tom; Evans, Tony; and Adams, David  British Steam Engines: The Ultimate Guide to the Greatest Steam Engines, Igloo, 2010, pp224.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with dust wrapper.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  "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

Nock O S  British Railways in Action, Nelson, 1956, pp228, coloured frontis and 48 black & white illustrations.  Hb.    VG in a Poor dust wrapper.  Inscription under the dust wrapper flap.  Slight foxing to the pager edges, repaired dust wrapper with some loss.  Ossie Nock vividly describes the complexities and difficulties of operating the steam-powered railway network in the immediate post war era.  £4.95

Nock O S  The London and South Western Railway, IA, 1965, pp165 with a colour frontis and a folding map in rear.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Sellotape stains inside the covers from an old protective covering that has now been removed, a brown stain at the bottom of the blank endpaper at the rear and also at the bottom of the adjacent folding map.  A very readable history of the London and South Western Railway.  £6.95

Nock O S  The Dawn of World Railways 1800-1850, Blandford, 1972, pp179.  Railways of the World in Colour Series.  Small format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  184 coloured plates by Clifford and Wendy Meadway with supporting text by Ossie Nock.  £2.95

Nock O S  Railways in the Formative Years 1851-1895, Blandford, 1973, pp156.  Railways of the World in Colour Series.  Small format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  151 coloured plates by Clifford and Wendy Meadway with supporting text by Ossie Nock.  £2.95

Nock O S  The GWR Stars, Castles & Kings Part 2: 1930-1965, D&C, 1973, pp160.  David & Charles Locomotive Monographs.  Hb.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The second volume of a classic study of Great Western 4-cylinder express passenger locomotives.  £4.95

Nock O S  Great Locomotives of the GWR, PSL, 1990, pp228 with pp16 of colour illustrations.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Ossie Nock's final assessment of Great Western Steam in the 20th century.  £7.50

North Eastern Revival: A Story of the North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group, North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group, 1975, pp44.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  The story of how the North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group acquired and restored three main line steam engines to working order, and assisted in the restoration of three others.  £0.95

Palin Michael (Introduced by)  Happy Holidays: The Golden Age of Railway Posters, Pavilion, 1st edition 1987, pp96.  The original large format edition.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A collection of railway posters from the steam age, reproduced in colour.  £6.95

Palmer, John  The Midland Line to London: A "Read as You Go" Guide, Grayson, 1976, pp52 with 30 illustrations.  Card Covers.  Near VG.  Provides the rail traveller to London from Matlock, Derby & Nottingham with a written commentary on points of interest which may be seen from the train.  £1.95

Railway World Vol.17 No.188 Jan 1956.  Near VG.  Slight wear to the lower corners of the covers.  Contents include: Locomotive Causerie No.186: The Close of a Chapter by O. S. Nock, New Life for "Kings" by W. A. Tuplin, A Trip to Ireland Part 1 by H. C. Casserley, Around the Branch Lines by W. A. Camwell, The Festiniog Railway Today by R. J. Barrett, Lewisham via the Elephant by Alan A. Jackson, Glimpses of the Narrow Gauge by J. I. C. Boyd, Tonmawr Junction by D. G. Coakham, and Some Shed Scenes to Remember by W. A. Camwell.  £1.25

Rimmer A  The Cromford and High Peak Railway, Oakwood, 2nd edition 1985, pp104.  Locomotion Papers No. 10.  First published in 1956, this is much-enlarged edition of 1985.  Small inscription, the number "109", inside the front cover.  Pb.  VG+.  A detailed illustrated history.  £4.95

Robbins, Michael  The North London Railway, Oakwood, 3rd edition 1946, pp29, 8 illustrations and 2 maps.  First published in September 1937.  Oakwood Library of Railway History No.1.  Card Covers.  Fair.  Wear to the covers at the head and base of the spine, covers a bit grubby.  £2.95

Rothwell, Catherine  The Preston and Wyre Railway, Winckley Publishing, 1991, pp46.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Loss of colour down the spine.  An illustrated history of the Preston and Wyre Railway.  The railway was originally built to connect Preston on the LNWR West Coast Main Line with the port of Fleetwood at the mouth of the River Wyre.  £4.95

Russell J H  A Pictorial Record of Southern Locomotives, BCA/OPC, 1991 pp384.  Large Format Hb. VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A definitive pictorial record.  £20.50

Sadler, Ian G  North Eastern Railway Brake Vans, Irwell Press, 2003, pp60.  Large Format.  Card Covers. VG+.  A comprehensive history complete with illustrations and diagrams.  £12.50

Sanders, Keith and Hodgins, Douglas  British Railways Past and Present No.19: South West Scotland, Past & Present Publishing, 1st edition 1993, pp144.  Small inscription, the number "788", inside the front cover.  Card Covers.  Near VG.  Over 250 photographs from over 90 locations including South Glasgow, Carstairs, Ayr, Kilmarnock, Stranraer, Dumfries and Beattock.  £4.95

Sawford E H  Cambridge Kettering Line Steam, Becknell Books, 1981, pp32.  Small inscription, the number "305", inside the front cover.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A pictorial tribute to the Kettering Cambridge line which had three distinct sections, Midland Railway from Kettering to Huntington, Great Northern & Great Eastern Joint from Huntington to St Ives, and Great Eastern from St Ives to Cambridge.  £3.95

Searle, Muriel V  Down the Line to Bristol, Baton Transport, 1986, pp192.  The original Baton Transport edition.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  "In this detailed historical survey the author has used contemporary records, documents and timetables to recreate the distinctive flavour of Gods Wonderful Railway."  £2.95

Sharpe G W  Lineside Camera: Yorkshire Steam, Sharpe, 1983, pp48.  Pb.  VG.  Some loss of colour on the left-hand side of the front cover.  Small inscription, the number "320" inside the front cover.  An album of the author's photographs.  £0.95

Smith, David L  The Little Railways of South-West Scotland, D&C, 1969, pp228, a colour frontis and 32 illustrations.  Hb.  VG- in a Fair dust wrapper.  Rubbing to the covers at the head and base of the spine; wear and small tears to the edges of the dust wrapper; the dust wrapper was lightly sellotaped to the covers inside both covers.  A history of the Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Joint railway and the associated lines in Galloway.  £16.50

Smith, Martin  Steam on the Underground, IA, 1994, pp96.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An illustrated history of steam traction on the London Underground.  £3.95

Stansfield, Gordon  Banff, Moray & Nairn's Lost Railways, Stenlake, 2007, pp48.  First published in 2000.  Landscape format.  Card Covers.  VG.  Slight wear to the bottom edge of the covers near the spine.  Well-chosen illustrations with informative captions.  £4.95

Stobbs, Allan  Memories of the LNER: Rural Northumberland, author, 2nd enlarged edition 1992, pp80 with 54 of illustrations.  Pb.  VG.  Examines both the North British and North Eastern branch lines in Northumberland.  £5.95

Swinger, Peter  The Power of the B17s & B2s, OPC, 1st edition 1988, 196 plates.  Large Format Hb. Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A pictorial tribute to Gresley's only 4-6-0 class, developed for the Great Eastern section.  Edward Thompson rebuilt ten of the class as two-cylinder B2s.  £7.50

Thomas, John  The Springburn Story: A History of the Scottish Railway Metropolis, D&C/MacDonald, 1964, pp260 including pp20 of illustrations.  Hard Cover.  VG in a Fair dust wrapper. The dust wrapper is price clipped.  Wear and small tears to the edge of the dust wrapper.  The story of the Glasgow railway community that included both the principal works of the Caledonian and North British Railways, and the works of two major private builders of locomotives for the world's railways.  £7.50

Turner, Keith  Cliff Railways of the British Isles, Oakwood, 2002, pp176.  Locomotion Papers No.223. Card Covers.  VG.  A comprehensive illustrated survey of the cliff railways of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.  £7.50

Waters, Laurence  Celebration of Steam: The Chilterns, IA, 1995, pp128.  Card Covers.  Very Good+.  A pictorial album looking at the lines from Paddington and Marylebone in the days of steam.  £3.95

Welch, Michael  Lancashire Steam Finale, Runpast, 2004, pp72.  Card Covers.  VG+.  An all-colour album depicting the final years of steam in Lancashire.  £3.95

Wild, Jack and Chapman, Stephen  Halifax and the Calder Valley, Bellcode, 1998, pp112.  Railway Memories No.11.  Small inscription, the number "807", inside the front cover.  Card Covers.  VG+.  A photographic survey.  £7.50

Winkworth D W  Bulleid's Pacifics, A&U, 4th impression 1982, pp264 plus 32 illustrations.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A comprehensive study of the performance of the Bulleid Pacifics.  £3.95

Yeadon's Register of LNER Locomotives

Yeadon W B  Yeadon's Register of LNER Locomotives Vol.21 Class A5 to A8, H1, H2, L1 (L3), L2, M1 & M2 Tank Engines, Book Law/Railbus, 2001, pp126.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight foxing to the blank front endpaper.  £8.50

Yeadon W B  Yeadon's Register of LNER Locomotives Vol.22 Class B1 (B18) to B9 The GC 4-6-0s, Booklaw/Railbus, 2001, pp126.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  £8.50

Yeadon W B  Yeadon's Register of LNER Locomotives Vol.23 Class Q5, Q6, Q7 & Q10 The North Eastern 0-8-0s, Book Law/Railbus, 2002, pp126.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight foxing on the blank front endpaper.  £8.50

Yeadon W B  Yeadon's Register of LNER Locomotives Vol.24 Part A Class O4/1 to O4/5, Book Law/Railbus, 2002, pp126.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  £8.50

Yeadon W B  Yeadon's Register of LNER Locomotives Vol.25 N1& N2 Tank Engines, Book Law/Railbus, 2002, pp110.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  £8.50

Yeadon W B  Yeadon's Register of LNER Locomotives Vol.26 J1 to J37 The NBR 0-6-0s, Book Law, 2003, pp190.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  £9.50

Yeadon W B  Yeadon's Register of LNER Locomotives Vol.29 Class D5, D6, D7, D8, D9, D10, D11/1 & D12 The Great Central 4-4-0s, Book Law, 2003, pp126.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  VG in a VG dust wrapper. Tiny internally repaired tear in the top edge of the dust wrapper.  £8.50

Yeadon W B  Yeadon's Register of LNER Locomotives Vol.30 Class E1, E2, GC12A, E4, E5, "901", "1440", E7 & E8, Book Law, 2004, pp94.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  VG+ in a Fine dust wrapper.  £8.50

Yeadon W B  Yeadon's Register of LNER Locomotives Vol.31 Class C6, C7, C8, C9 The North Eastern Atlantics, Book Law, 2004, pp94.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  £8.50

Yeadon W B  Yeadon's Register of LNER Locomotives Vol.32 Class X1, X2, X3, X4, Y2, Y4, Y5, Y6, Y7, Y8, Y9, Y10, Z4 & Z5, Book Law, 2004, pp126.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  £8.50

For further volumes of Yeadon's Register of LNER Locomotives see the dedicated LNER page.

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Young, Tim (editor)  Lancashire and Cumbria by Rail: A guide to the routes, scenery and towns, Railway Development Society, 1987, pp80.  Small inscription, the number "961", inside the front cover.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A section is devoted to each route or line.  £0.95  

Young, Robert   Timothy Hackworth and the Locomotive, The Hackworth Society, 2000, pp406 plus an index.  First published in 1923.  Colour frontis.  Pb.  VG+.  The standard biography of one of the pioneers of locomotive engineering compiled from his manuscripts, letters and miscellaneous papers, and supplemented by information from members of his family.  £9.50

British Railways Illustrated

British Railways Illustrated (BRILL) Vol.16, pp551.  Professionally bound in a black cloth binding with gold lettering on the spine. VG+.  Vol.16 consists of twelve issues from Oct 2006 until Sept 2007.  £24.50

British Railways Illustrated Vol 27 No.1: Oct 2017, Irwell Press.  VG.  Contents include: Polmadie - Principally Pacifics by David Anderson, The Way We Were: Bank Hall 4 January 1954, The Bridges of Britain: Bridge(s) 234/5 by Tony Wright, Brentwood Then & Then by Michael Back, New Station for Bentham, Around the Works Again: Eastleigh Again, Highs & Lows in a Railway Career: 1 How BR Trained New Entrants: Wagon Control by Michael Back, Diesel Dawn - LMS by Allan C Baker, War Report: From Munich to Cardiff, Yeovil Town MPD Breakdown Coach by Derek Phillips, The Vespa Diaries 3. A Controversial Rebuild, and This is York 2 by Tony Wright.  £1.50

British Railways Illustrated Vol 27 No.2: Nov 2017, Irwell Press.  VG.  Contents include: Avoiding Didcot by David Anderson, The Fireman-Boxer, Amid the Market Gardens by Michael Back, Around the Works: Erecting 2-10-0s by Alan C. Baker, Signalling Days: Contrasting Collection by Michael Back, Match Day at Wembley by Brian Bailey, A Liverpool Look 1. Lime Street by Stephen Roberts, Highs & Lows in a Railway Career 2: How BR Trained New Entrants - Wagon Control by Michael Back, Back to School by Barry Taylor, Duty Done, An Amble through Fleetwood 15 Feb 1951 by Michael Back, and A Lincolnshire Prospect.  £1.50

British Railways Illustrated Vol 27 No.3: Dec 2017, Irwell Press.  VG.  Contents include: Laira Shed: Plymouth by Michael L. Roach, Turning A4s: 1 by Tony Wright, Last of the Perpots: Final Days of Steam on the Weymouth Tomato Specials by Derek Phillips, The Surface Raiders (Fowler's Follies?) by Peter Groom, To Shap in Style: Observations by Barry Taylor, Workaday Wagons: 21 Kettering XPO Quintet by Nick Deacon, A V2 at York, Geology 1, War Report: The Blitz Before & After by Michael Black, Irchester: An Unusual Midland Station by Barry Taylor, Around the Works: Firebox Fixing by Allan C. Baker and Turning A4s: 2 by Tony Wright.  £1.50

British Railways Illustrated Vol 27 No.4: Jan 2018, Irwell Press.  VG.  Contents include: Laira Shed: Plymouth Part 2 by Michael Roach, To Tebay in Style by Barry Taylor, Watching the Trains - Midland Style by Barry Taylor, Two Sides of a Standard, Working on Bittern, Squaring Up at Salisbury by Derek Phillips, A Liverpool Look 2: Exchange by Stephen Roberts, The Way We Were: Aston MPD, The Kings Cross Sleeper: Aug 1961 by David Williams, Demise of the Scottish D11/2 Director 4-4-0s by David Anderson, BRRRRRRRRRRRR!! 2 April 1966, and From Bridges to Big 'Uns: Extracts from the magical Irwell Press book by Peter Coster.  £1.50

 

Railway Magazine

Railway Magazine Vol.33 July-Dec 1913, pp536 with an index and four colour plates.  In the original publisher's maroon bindings with gold lettering on the front and spine.  Hard Cover.  Fair.  There is wear to the covers at the four corners and at the head & bottom of the spine; a slit to the cloth down the front edge of the spine; and minor loss across the head of the spine.  Finally, the colour on the maroon spine has faded.  £32.50

Railway Magazine Vol.54 Jan-June 1924, pp504 with an index.  In the publisher's original maroon bindings with gold lettering to the front cover and spine.  Hard Cover.  Fair.  Some wear to the covers, particularly at the head of the spine; three-inch slit to the cloth covers at the top inner edge of the spine.  Finally some fading of the colour on the spine.  £18.50

Railway Magazine Vol.55 July-Dec 1924, pp502 with an index.  Bound in the publisher's original maroon binding with gold lettering to the front cover and the spine.  Hard Cover.  Fair+.  Wear to the covers at the head & base of the spine and at one point on the spine edge.  Some loss of colour down the spine.  £18.50

Railway Magazine Vol.58 Jan-Jun 1926, pp500 with an index.  Bound in the publisher's original maroon bindings with gold lettering to the front and spine.  Hard Cover.  Fair+ to VG-.  Slight rubbing at the head and base of the spine; some "wrinkling" to the surface of the spine.  £18.50

Railway Magazine Vol.59 July-Dec 1926, pp504 with an index.  Bound in the publisher's original maroon bindings with gold lettering on the cover and on the spine.  Hard Cover.  VG-.  Some slight wear to the covers; slight loss of colour down the spine.  £20.50

Railway Magazine Vol.60 Jan-June 1927, pp500 with an index.  In the original publisher's maroon binding with gold lettering on the front cover and on the spine.  Hard Cover.  Fair+ to VG-.  Wear to the covers at the top front corner; some loss of colour down the spine.  £18.50

Railway Magazine Vol.61 July-Dec 1927, pp506 with an index.  In the original publisher's maroon binding with gold lettering on the front cover and on the spine.  Hard Cover.  Fair+ to VG-.  Some "wrinkling" to the surface of the covers, particularly down the spine.  Also slight loss of colour down the spine.  £18.50

Railway Magazine Vol.62 Jan-June 1928, pp506 with an index.  Bound in the publisher's original maroon binding with gold lettering on the front cover and on the spine.  Hard Cover.  VG-.  Slight wear to the covers; slight loss of colour down the spine.  £20.50

Railway Magazine Vol.63 July-Dec 1928, pp508 with an index. In the publisher's original maroon binding with gold lettering to the front cover and to the spine.  Hard Cover.  Fair+.  Two small tears in the covers at the head of the spine; some loss of colour down the spine.  £18.50

Railway Magazine Vol.64 Jan-June 1929, pp510 with an index.  Bound in the publisher's original maroon binding with gold lettering on the front cover and on the spine.  Hb.  VG-.  Slight loss of colour down the spine.  £20.50

Railway Magazine Vol.65 July-Dec 1929, pp502 with an index.  In the original publisher's maroon binding with gold lettering on the front cover and on the spine.  Hb.  Fair+.  Wear to the covers at the head and base of the spine with small tears at the head of the spine; some "wrinkling" to the surface of the covers, particularly down the spine.  Also some loss of colour down the spine.  £18.50

Railway Magazine Vol.67 July-Dec 1930, pp468 with an index.  Bound in the publisher's style maroon bindings with gold lettering on the front cover and on the spine.  Hard Cover.  Fair+.  Wear to the covers at the head and base of the spine with several small tears; slight loss of colour and "wrinkling" of the covers down the spine.  Foxing to the endpapers.  £18.50

Railway Magazine Vol.68 Jan-Jun 1931, pp502 and an index.  Bound in the publisher's style maroon bindings with gold lettering on the front cover and on the spine.  Hard Cover.  VG- with slight wear to the covers at the head and base of the spine; some loss of colour down the spine.  £20.50

Railway Magazine Vol.69 July-Dec 1931, pp468 with an index.  Bound in the publisher's original maroon bindings with gold lettering on the front cover and on the spine.  Hb.  Fair+ to VG-.  Slight wear to the corners and at the head and base of the spine; some loss of colour down the spine.  £18.50

Railway Magazine Vol.70 Jan-June 1932, pp468 and an index.  In the publisher's original maroon bindings with gold lettering on the front cover and on the spine.  Hb.  VG-.  Slight wear to the covers at the head and base of the spine; some loss of colour down the spine.  £20.50

See the dedicated Railway Magazine page for further bound volumes of the Railway Magazine.

Overseas Railways

Canadian Pacific in the Rockies

Bain D M  Canadian Pacific in the Rockies Vol.1, British Railway Modellers of North America, 1993, pp26.  First published in 1978.  Large landscape format.  Card covers.  VG.  Pictorial with extended captions.  £5.95

Bain D M  Canadian Pacific in the Rockies Vol.2, British Railway Modellers of North America, 1980, pp26.  "Official Photocopy Reprint."  First published in 1978.  Large landscape format.  Stapled paper covers.  VG.  Pictorial with extended captions.  £3.95

Bain D M  Canadian Pacific in the Rockies Vol.3, British Railway Modellers of North America, 5th printing 1989, pp26.  Large landscape format.  Card Covers.  VG.  Revelstoke to Golden.  Pictorial with extended captions.  £5.95

Bain D M  Canadian Pacific in the Rockies Vol.4, British Railway Modellers of North America, 5th printing 1989, pp26.  Large landscape format.  Card Covers.  VG.  Notch Hill to Revelstoke and Armstrong to Sicamous.  Pictorial with extended captions.  £5.95

Bain D M  Canadian Pacific in the Rockies Vol.5, British Railway Modellers of North America, 5th printing 1989, pp26.  Large landscape format.  Card Covers.  VG.  Golden to Banff.  Pictorial with extended captions.  £5.95

Bain D M  Canadian Pacific in the Rockies Vol.6, British Railway Modellers of North America, 3rd printing 1986, pp26.  First published in 1980.  Large landscape format.  Card Covers.  VG.  Banff to Calgary, part of the Laggan Subdivision.   Pictorial with extended captions.  £5.95

Bain D M  Canadian Pacific in the Rockies Vol.7, British Railway Modellers of North America, 1981, pp26.  "Official Photocopy Reprint."  Large landscape format.  Stapled paper covers.  VG.  Pictorial with extended captions.  £3.95

Bain D M  Canadian Pacific in the Rockies Vol.8, British Railway Modellers of North America, 1982, pp26.  Large landscape format.  Card Covers.  VG.  The Canadian Pacific Railway in Southwestern Alberta.  Pictorial with extended captions.  £5.95

Bain D M  Canadian Pacific in the Rockies Vol.9, British Railway Modellers of North America, 1983, pp26.  Large landscape format.  Card Covers.  VG.  The Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway on Vancouver Island.  Pictorial with extended captions.  £5.95

Bain D M  Canadian Pacific in the Rockies Vol.10, British Railway Modellers of North America, 1985, pp26.  Large landscape format.  Card Covers.  VG.  The final volume in the series.  Pictorial with extended captions.  £5.95

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Bain D M and Phillips D R  Canadian Pacific in the West Vol.1, British Railway Modellers of North America, 1990, pp26.  Large landscape format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Pictorial with extensive captions.  Viewed as a continuation of the first authors Canadian Pacific in the Rockies series and following the same format.  £6.95

Bain, Donald and Maiers, David  Canadian Pacific in the West Vol.2, British Railway Modellers of North America, 2000, pp34.  Large landscape format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Pictorial with extensive captions. Viewed as a continuation of the first authors Canadian Pacific in the Rockies series and following the same format.  £6.95

Bain, Donald M and Camp, Lance W  Cyril R. Littlebury's Canadian Pacific Railway - 1918 to 1933 Vol.1, British Railway Modellers of North America, 2002, pp77.  Large landscape format.  Card Covers. Very Good.  Photographs from one of Canada's greatest railway photographers, arranged as a photographic journey from Calgary to Vancouver.  £8.50

Booth, Jan  Canadian Pacific in the Selkirks [Vol.1]: 100 Years in Rogers Pass, British Railway Modellers of North America, 2nd edition 1991, pp48.  Large landscape format.  Card Covers.  Very Good. Pictorial with extended captions.  £6.95

Booth, Jan  Canadian Pacific in the Selkirks Vol.2, British Railway Modellers of North America, 1993, pp34.  Large landscape format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Pictorial with extended captions.  £6.95

Burrows, Roger G  Railway Mileposts: British Columbia Vol.1: The CPR Mainline Route from the Rockies to the Pacific including the Okanagan Routes and CN's Canyon Route, Railway Milepost Books, 1981, pp152.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Fair+.  Superficial wear to the covers, particularly down the spine.  A reference work detailing the rail infrastructure in British Columbia.  £8.50

Burrows, Roger G  Railway Mileposts: British Columbia Vol.2: The Southern Routes from the Crowsnest to the Coquihalla including the Great Northern and Kettle Valley Routes, Railway Milepost Books, 1984, pp152.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Fair.  Wear to the covers, particularly down the spine; creasing across the two rear corners; old priced sticker on the rear cover.  A reference work detailing the rail infrastructure in British Columbia.  £8.50

Davies W J K  Railway Holiday in Northern Germany, D&C, 1965, pp172 plus 40 illustrations.  Railway Holiday Series No.4.  Hb.  VG+ in a Fair+ dust wrapper. Some wear to the dust wrapper, two small internally repaired tear to the bottom rear edge, loss of colour on the spine.  An introduction to the railways of Northern Germany, including the light railways and narrow gauge lines.  £5.95

East African Railways & Harbours Annual Report 1959, pp64.  An Aberdeen Library reference copy with a numbered label at the top left corner of the cover and an embossed stamp on three pages.  "Largish" format.  Card Covers.  Fair.  Wear to the edges of the covers and down the spine.  The East African Railways & Harbours operated the railways in Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika as well as the ports of Mombasa, Dar es Salaam, Tanga and Mtwara.  £5.95

East African Railways & Harbours Annual Report 1964, pp71.  An Aberdeen Library reference copy with a numbered label at the top left corner of the cover and an embossed stamp on three pages.  "Largish" format.  Card Covers.  Fair+.  The cream covers are a little grubby with some marks on the front cover.  The East African Railways & Harbours operated the railways in Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika as well as the ports of Mombasa, Dar es Salaam, Tanga and Mtwara.  £5.95

Hartmann, Jean-Michel  Adieu Dampflok, Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung, 1966, pp102.  Small inscription, the number "44", inside the cover.  Large Format Hb.  No dust wrapper.  VG- with slight rubbing to the edges and corners of the covers.  "Soiled Copy - Price Reduced" has been stamped inside the covers - as is so often the case I was unable to determine what this referred to!  Excellent photos of some of the last steam locomotives of Western Europe - Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium. All captions are in English, German and French.  £3.95

Hope, Jim and Bain, Donald  Memories of Canadian Pacific Steam Power in British Columbia [Vol.1], British Railway Modellers of North America, 1996, pp30.  Large landscape format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Jim Hope's photographs with extended captions.  £4.95

Hope, Jim and Bain, Donald  Memories of Canadian Pacific Steam Power in British Columbia Vol.2, British Railway Modellers of North America, 2001, pp26.  Large landscape format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A further selection of Jim Hope's photographs, mainly taken in the 1940s, with extended captions.  £5.95

Innis, Harold A  A History of the Canadian Pacific Railway, D&C, 1972, pp365.  First published in 1923.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the covers at the base of the spine.  A reprint of Professor Innis' scholarly study of the Canadian Pacific.  £7.50

Kalla-Bishop P M  Railway Holiday in Italy, D&C, 1967, pp158 plus pp16 of illustrations.  Hb.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A very readable overview of the Italian railway system.  £5.95

Kennedy W G  Canadian Pacific's Rossland Subdivision, Calgary Group of the British Railway Modellers of North America, 1983, pp26.  Large landscape format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  The Rossland subdivision is situated in the West Kootenay District of southern British Columbia, some 250 miles due east of Vancouver.  Pictorial with extended captions.  £5.95

Kennedy W G  Canadian Pacific in Southern British Columbia: The Boundary Subdivision, British Railway Modellers of North America, 1986, pp30.  Official Photocopy Reprint.  Large landscape format. Stapled paper covers.  Near VG.  Slight wear to the covers.  Pictorial with extended captions.  The Boundary Division stretches 126.6 miles from Nelson to Midway.  £3.95

Knop, Thomas  Auf Schmalspurgleisen durch den Harz: DR Harzquerbahn und Selketalbahn, Verlag Ingrid Zeunert, 1991, pp120.  Card Covers.  VG.  A well-illustrated booklet of the narrow gauge lines around Harz.  Text in German.  £3.95 

Lewis C P and Jorgensen A A  The Great Steam Trek, Hamlyn, 1978, pp248.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper has been internally repaired at the head of the spine.  A superb survey of South African steam.  Each line is briefly introduced followed by a selection of illustrations - mainly colour with some black & white.  £6.95

Lewis, Donald C  Rail Canada Vol.1: Diesel Paint Schemes of the CN System, Launch Pad Distributors, 1975, pp144. Pages 17-32 are missing (later pages were printed twice!).  Instead loose single page copies have been provided by the publisher.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Fair.  Superficial wear to the covers, particularly down the spine.  Comprehensive coverage of the “paint schemes” of the Canadian National Railway and its constituent companies.  £3.95

Lewis, Donald C  Rail Canada Vol.3: Diesel Paint Schemes of the CPR, LPD Publishing, 2nd edition 1998, pp160.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Fair.  There is a five-inch crease across the top front corner of the covers, and some general wear to the edges of the covers.  Comprehensive coverage of the “paint schemes” of the Canadian Pacific Railway with both diagrams and illustrations.  £5.95

Lewis, Donald C  Rail Canada Vol.4: Locomotive and Passenger Car Outlines for the Equipment Operated by VIA Rail, LPD Publishing, 1983, pp160.  "Paint Diagrams and Outline Drawings for Via Rails Locomotive and Passenger Car Fleet."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Fair.  Superficial wear to the covers particularly down the spine.  Comprehensive coverage of VIA “paint schemes” with both diagrams and illustrations.  £6.95

Mallery, Paul  Bridge and Trestle Handbook, Carstens Publications, 4th edition 2000, pp156 with numerous diagrams & illustrations.  First published in 1958.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  VG.  The background of railway bridge design is made available to model railroaders in a form that is readily useable.  £6.95

New Zealand Railway and Tramway Atlas, Quail Map Co., 4th edition 1993, pp47.  Card Covers.  VG. Detailed maps of the New Zealand railway system, showing lines still open and those that have now closed.  £6.95

Nock O S  Railway Holiday in Austria, D&C, 1965, pp158, 48 illustrations & 2 maps.  Railway Holiday Series No.3.   Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A highly readable introduction to Austrian railways.  £6.95

Ottewell, Ernie  Canadian Pacific and Canadian National in the Interior of British Columbia, BRMNA (British Railway Modellers of North America), 1996, pp26. Large landscape format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Pictorial with extended captions.  £5.95

Price J H  Railway Holiday in Bavaria, D&C, 1967, pp160 plus 40 illustrations.  Railway Holiday series No.7.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  There are faint sellotape stains inside the covers from an old protective covering that has now been removed.  A nostalgic view of Bavarian railway operations in the 1960s.  £5.95

Ramaer R  Steam Locomotives of the East African Railways, D&C, 1974, pp96.  Locomotive Studies Series.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A comprehensive history of the steam engines of British East Africa including the Beyer-Garratts.  £10.50

Rowe, D Trevor  Railway Holiday in Spain, D&C, 1966, pp164 plus pp21 of illustrations.  Railway Holiday Series No.6.  Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  Slight foxing to the page edges, slight wear to the top edge of the dust wrapper.  A nostalgic view of Spanish railway operations in the 1960s.  £6.95

Smuin, Joe  Canadian Pacific's Kettle Valley Railway, British Railway Modellers of North America, 1997, pp34.  Large landscape format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Pictorial with extended captions.  £6.95

Vallance H A  Railway Holiday in Northern Norway & Sweden, D&C, 1964, pp168 plus 43 illustrations.  Railway Holiday Series No.2.  Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  There are faint sellotape stains inside the covers from an old protective covering that has now been removed; some slight wear to the dust wrapper.  One of the most enjoyable volumes in the Railway Holiday Series.  £6.95

Whitehouse, Patrick and Maggy  China by Rail, Century Hutchison, 1988, pp208.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG- dust wrapper with slight wear to the dust wrapper edges.  A well-illustrated account of the authors' rail travels in China.  £6.95

Wilson, Dale  From Abbey to Zorra via Bagdad: Canadian Pacific Railway Passenger Services in the 1950s, Nickel Belt Rails, 1995, pp144.  Nickel Belt Rails No.2.  This is an "authorized photocopy edition" of a book first published in 1978.  Large Format.  Card Covers with plastic ring. VG.  A detailed study of Canadian Pacific passenger operations in 1955, including a reprint of the entire 1955 timetable, and with many illustrations of the locomotives and coaches used.  £8.50

Yeats, Floyd  Canadian Pacific's Big Hill: A Hundred Years of Operation, Calgary Group of the British Railway Modellers of North America, 1995, pp50.  First published in 1985.  Large landscape format Pb.  VG.  A pictorial tribute to the Canadian Pacific's main line from Lake Louise to Field through the Rocky mountains via the Kicking Horse Pass and the famous twin spiral tunnels.  £5.95

Yeats, Bill  Men of Steam (The Early Careers of Floyd and Bill Yeats with the Canadian Pacific Railway), British Railway Modellers of North America, 2001, pp49.  Large landscape format Pb.  VG. Bill Yeats joined the Canadian pacific in 1942, serving for 42 years until his retirement in 1984. This book brings together a collection of illustrated stories from his early years on the Canadian Pacific.  £6.95

Model Railways

Mallery, Paul  Electrical Handbook for Model Railroads Vol.2 Advanced Electrical Concepts, Carstens Publications, 4th edition 1997, pp97-208.  Large Format. Card Covers.  VG.  Covers: Wiring, Panels, Switch Machines, Relays, Track Circuits Signals, Transistor Throttles, Advanced Cab Control, Command & Computer Cab Control, Lighting & Sound, Electrified Railroads, Telephones, Trouble Shooting, Radio & TV Interference, and Integrated Circuits.  £2.95

Modellers' Back Track Vol.1 No.6: Feb-March 1992, pp48.  VG.  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

Wesolowski, Wayne and Cay, Mary  Model Railroad Structures from A to Z, Carstens Publications, 2nd revised printing 2009, pp96.  First published 1984.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  VG+.  Modelling in wood, cardstock, paper, plastic and plaster.  £5.95

Wilson, Jeff  The Model Railroader's Guide to Junctions, Kalmbach Books, 2006, pp88. Model Railroader Books.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  VG.  A mix of prototype and modelling information with sections on: Crossings, Where Lines Meet, Interlockings, Tower Operations, Interlocking Signals, Modelling Interlockings, Interchange Traffic, and Junction Details.  Well-illustrated throughout.  £7.50

 

Trams and Commercial Vehicles

Palmer, Steve  By Tram to the Tower: 112 Years of Blackpool Tramways, author, 2nd updated edition 1997, pp72.  First published in 1965 as By Tram to the Tower: 80 Years of Blackpool Tramways.  Card Covers.  VG.  A well-illustrated history of the Blackpool tram system.  £1.95

Smith D J  Discovering Horse Drawn Commercial Vehicles, Shire Publications, 1977, pp80 with pp16 of illustrations and many in-line drawings.  Small format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Remains of an old price sticker on the rear cover.  £1.95

Turner, Brian  Blackpool to Fleetwood, LRTL (Light Railway Transport League), pp99.  No date.  Reprinted with additions from the 1975 and 1976 issues of Modern Tramway.  Card Covers.  VG.  A comprehensive illustrated history of the Blackpool tramway system.  £4.95

 

Aviation

London, Peter  Images of Aviation: In Cornish Skies, Tempus, 2000, pp128.  Card Covers.  Very Good+.  Charts the history of Cornish airfields from the pioneering days before the first war and contains over 200 photographs with detailed captions.  £2.95

See the dedicated Aviation Page for or further books on both military and civil aviation

Economic History

All of the Economics History books have been reduced in price.

Ashworth, William  An Economic History of England  1870 - 1939, 1967, pp438.  Generally VG in a VG dust wrapper.  There is a small tear in the dust wrapper.  A standard economic history for the period.  £2.95

Birnie, Arthur  An Economic History of Europe 1760-1939, Methuen, 7th edition 1962, pp281.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A standard text, with an epilogue describing events immediately after WW2.  First published in 1930£4.95

Dunning, John H and Morgan, E Victor (Directors and Editors)  An Economic Study of the City of London, Economics Advisory Group, A&U, 1971, pp460.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The first comprehensive economic study of the city of London.  With the following chapters: Historical Review, The Present Economic Structure of the City, The City as an Economic Unit, Forces Likely to Influence the Future Shape of the City, Banking and Finance, Trade, Commerce and the Port, Traffic in the City of London, and Miscellaneous Activities£5.95

Emmott, Bill  The Sun also Sets: Why Japan will not be Number One, Simon & Schuster, 1989, pp275.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A former Tokyo correspondent for The Economist presents a comprehensive assessment of Japan’s economic prospects.  £3.95

Galbraith J K The Affluent Society, Quality Book Club, 3rd edition 1977, pp287.   VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Professor Galbraith's classic indictment of private affluence amidst public squalor.  £3.95

Sampson, Anthony  The New Anatomy of Britain, Hodder and Stoughton, 1971, pp731.  Hb.  Fine in a Fair+ dust wrapper in an attractive green cover with gold lettering.  A witty, informal tour of the people who run Britain, and a textbook for anyone who needs to understand British government, industry, communications or finance.  £3.95              

Wilson, Charles and Parker, Geoffrey  (Ed)  An Introduction to the Sources of European Economic History 1500-1800, Cornell University, 1977, pp256.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper. Brings together a mass of statistical data on population, agriculture, industry, trade, transport and finance.  £4.95

Worswick G D N and Ady P H (Editors)  The British Economy 1945-1950, Oxford University Press, 1967, pp621.  First published in 1952.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  A series of essays by distinguished economists written immediately after the period reviewed.  £3.95

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