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Anderson W J V and Cross D  Steam in Scotland Vol.1, Roundhouse and Ian Allan, 1st edition 1968, pp159.  Small inscription, the number "164."  Large landscape format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good- dust wrapper.  There is an internally repaired tear to the rear fold of the dust wrapper.  Records the closing year of Scottish steam, focusing primarily on the ex-LMS lines in the West of Scotland.  9.50

Anderson W J V and Cross D  Steam in Scotland Vol.2, Ian Allan, 1972, pp114.  Small inscription, the number "165."  Large landscape format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  There is an internally repaired tear to the rear fold of the dust wrapper.  Records the last few years of Scottish steam, focusing on the ex-LNER lines including the West Highland.  14.50

Anderson, Paul  Railways of Lincolnshire, Irwell Press, 1992, pp92.  Small inscription, the number "700."  Large Format Pb.  VG.  An illustrated survey examining no fewer than 33 locations.  8.50

Anderson, Paul  An Illustrated History of Liverpool's Railways, Irwell Press, 1996, pp78.  Small inscription, the number "144."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  16.50

Anderson, Paul and Cupit, Jack  An Illustrated History of Mansfield's Railways, Irwell Press, 2000, pp76.  Small inscription, the number "169."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  12.50

Classic Steam Series  

Crook, Stephen  Classic Steam Collection No.1, Silver Link, 1990, pp128.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  The first volume in a famous series with an emphasis on ex-LMS and LNER steam in the 1950s and 1960s.  3.95

Esau, Mike  John Spencer Gilks: Journeys Round Britain, SLP, 1994, pp192.  The fourth volume in the Classic Steam Series.  Small inscription, the number "275."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight loss of colour down the spine.  Reflects the personal odyssey that John Gilks and his companions made around Britain in the mid-1950s and 1960s.  6.95

Hucknall, David  On Shed: A Portrait of the Steam Locomotive Depot, BCA/SLP, 1993, pp160.  Classic Steam Series.  Large Format Hb.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A high quality album, dealing in turn with different aspects of shed life.  4.95

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Bentley J M The Railways around Buxton, Foxline, 1987, 97 illustrations.  Scenes from the Past: 2. Small inscription, the number "484."  Large Format.  Soft Cover.  Very Good.  L&NWR and Midland lines around Buxton.  5.95

Betjeman, John  London's Historic Railway Stations, Capital Transport, 2nd enlarged edition 2002, pp112.  Black & white photographs by John Gay.  Additional text for the colour section by Alan A. Jackson, colour photography by Colin Garratt and James Whiting.  First published in 1972.  This is the revised Capital Transport edition with a new colour section.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  A fitting tribute to the twelve London termini.  8.50

Binns, Donald  Royal Scots and Patriots: LMS Locomotives at Work-1, Wyvern, 1988, pp40.  Small inscription, the number "494."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An illustrated class history.  4.95

Body, Geoffrey  Railways of the Western Region, PSL, 1983, pp280.  PSL Field Guide.  Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive survey and gazetteer of the infrastructure of the Western Region covering 483 locations.  2.95

Body, Geoffrey  The East Coast Main Line Kings Cross to Newcastle: the route of the 'Silver Jubilee', SLP, 1995, pp192.  Britain's Rail Routes Past and Present.  Principal photographer Brian Morrison.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  A past and present photographic tribute to the East Coast main line, published to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the introduction of the Silver Jubilee, Britain's first streamlined express train service, form King's Cross to Newcastle.  8.50

Booth, Adrian J  Industrial Steam, Bradford Barton, 1976, pp96. Black hardback cover.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  Standard gauge industrial steam throughout Britain.  5.95

Boyd, James I C  Narrow Gauge Railways in South Caernarvonshire: Vol.2 The Welsh Highland Railway, Oakwood, Enlarged revised edition 1989, pp142 plus pp64 of illustrations.  The British Narrow Gauge Railway - No 4.  Hb.  Very Good+ in a Very Good- dust wrapper.  Some wear to the top edge of the dust wrapper with an internally repaired tear at the top of the rear dust wrapper fold.  Some loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  A meticulously researched account.  16.50

Boyd, James I C  Narrow Gauge Railways in North Caernarvonshire: Vol.2 The Penrhyn Quarry Railways, Oakwood, 2001, pp164 plus 98 plates.  The British Narrow Gauge Railway - No 5.  First published in 1985.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  14.50

Boyd J I C  Narrow Gauge Railways in North Caernarvonshire: Vol.3 The Dinorwic Quarry and Railways, Great Orme Tramway and Other Rail Systems, Oakwood, 2001, pp228 plus 192 plates. First published in 1986.  The British Narrow Gauge Railway - No 5.  Hard Cover.  Fine in a Very Good dust wrapper.  14.50

Buchanan, Angus  Brunel: The Life and Times of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Hambledon & London, 2002, pp294 plus 22 plates.  Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A major biography of Brunel that sets him in the context of his times, showing what made him, who he was, and how he made the most of the opportunities offered to him.  7.50

Catchpole L T  The Lynton and Barnstaple Railway 1895-1935, Oakwood, 7th edition 1988, pp84 plus pp44 of illustrations.  The enlarged 7th edition of 1988.  Oakwood Library No.51.  Pb.  VG.  3.95

Clift, Tom  The Central Wales Line, IA, 1982, pp96.  Pb.  Very Good with a faint crease at the top front corner of the dust wrapper, and slight loss of colour on the front cover.  A pictorial survey of the LNWR route from Swansea to Shrewsbury.  4.95

Davies, Hunter  A Walk Along the Tracks, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1982, pp196 plus pp8 of illustrations.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  Walks along ten disused lines in different parts of the country: Three Bridges to East Grinstead, London & Leicester (Great Central line), York, the Deeside Line, the Cockermouth Keswick & Penrith, the Wirral Way, the Wye Valley, the Banbury & Cheltenham Direct Railway, the Somerset & Dorset, and the Ally Pally Railway.  2.95

Essery, Terry  Steam Locomotives Compared, Atlantic, 1996, pp160.  Small inscription, the number "736."  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  An experienced footplateman compares the good and bad points of many of the well-known steam types on which he worked.  As an added bonus he provides "what we firmly believe to be the finest description currently in print of how the steam locomotive works."  9.50

Fields N, Gilbert A C, and Knight N R  Liverpool to Manchester into the Second Century, Manchester Transport Museum Society, 1980, 265 illustrations with a folding map in the rear. Pb.  VG.  A pictorial tribute to the railways of south Lancashire between 1930 and 1980.  3.95

Fish, David S  Steam on the South Devon Banks, South Anglia Productions, pp48.  No date.  British Isles Steam Gallery Vol.1.  Compiled and photographed by David S. Fish.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  VG+.  High-quality photographs.  3.95

Forsythe H G  Men of Steam: A portrait of life on the footplate, Atlantic, 1982, pp48.  Card Covers.  VG.  A well-illustrated booklet.  0.95

Fox, Michael J  Steam in Somerset and East Devon, South Anglia Productions, 1991, pp48.  Compiled and photographed by Michael J. Fox.  British Isles Steam Gallery Vol.3.  Small inscription, the number "244."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Slight loss of colour down the spine.  The photographs were taken between 1954 and 1966.  3.95

Garratt, Colin  The Last Days of British Steam Railways, Guild/PSL, 1985, pp136.  Published by Book Club Associates by arrangement with Patrick Stephens Ltd.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Over 150 previously unpublished pictures from the late 1950s and early 1960s with chapters on Scotland, Carlisle, North Notts/South Yorkshire Coalfield, Leicester and the Midlands, Great Western Days, The Southern & Britain's Last Steam Main Line, The North-East; Northamptonshire Ironstone, Crewe and Lancashire - Steam's Last Outpost.  2.95

Garratt, Colin  The Golden Age of British Steam Railways from the early Twenties to the Late Fifties, Sunburst / Milepost, 1994, pp184.  Small inscription, the number "281."  Very Large Format. Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  There is a small internally-repaired tear at the base of the dust wrapper spine.  An outstanding collection of over 350 photographs selected from the work of the Rev A. W. V. Mace.  4.95

Gilks, John Spencer  Dawn of the Diesels 1956-66 Part 1, SLP, 1998, pp96.  Edited by Mike Esau.  Small inscription, the number "800."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Fine in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  First generation diesel locomotives and units captured on camera.  7.50

Gilks, John Spencer  Dawn of the Diesels 1956-66 Part 2, SLP, 1998, pp96.  Edited by Mike Esau.  Small inscription, the number "822."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  First generation diesel locomotives and units captured on camera.  7.50

Green C C  Cambrian Railways Album 2, IA, 1981, pp112.  Small inscription, the number "390."  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  Pictures of the Cambrian Railways covering the period of Great Western control from 1923 until nationalisation in 1948.  5.95

Green, Oliver and Reed, John  The London Transport Golden Jubilee Book 1933-1983, The Daily Telegraph, 1983, pp192.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A pictorial history of the first fifty years of London Transport, with a section devoted to each era.  4.95

Gurley N F  Narrow Gauge Steam out of Portmadoc: Twenty-five Years of the Festiniog Railway, Bradford Barton, 1980, pp96.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Black hardback cover.  Small stain on the blank front endpaper.  4.95

Hadfield, Charles  Atmospheric Railways: A Victorian Venture in Silent Speed, Allan Sutton, 1985, pp240 with pp24 of illustrations.  First published by David & Charles in 1967.  Inscription.  Card Covers.  Generally VG, but with two horizontal pen (or pencil?) lines across the vertical page edges.  A comprehensive history of atmospheric propulsion which was used on the Kingstown & Dalkey, The Croydon Lines and by Brunel on the South Devon Railway.  7.50

Hawkins, Mac  The Great Central Then and Now, D&C, 1991, pp224 including a 16 page colour section.  The original David and Charles edition.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  Then and now photographs from the Great Central's main line from Sheffield Victoria to Marylebone.  Detailed maps are used to pinpoint the location of each picture.  3.95

Holmes, David  Station Master's Reflections Images of Railway Life 1954-64, SLP, 2001, p p176.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A superb selection of the author's photographs, set in the framework of his railway career.  4.95

Hooper, John  An Illustrated Historical Survey of a Great Provincial Station: Manchester London Road, Booklaw/Railbus, 2006, pp64.  First published by Challenger in 1995.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  Slight creasing at the top corners of the covers. London Road was rebuilt in the 1960s and renamed Piccadilly.  6.95

Ian Allan Annuals

Locospotters' Annual 1966, IA, pp64.  Editor: G. M. Kichenside.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  1.95

Railway World Annual 1982, IA, pp129.  Edited by Michael Harris.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  1.95

Railway World Annual 1983, IA, pp128. Edited by Michael Harris.  Small inscription, the number "360."  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Slight fading of the lettering on the spine.  1.95

Railway World Annual 1984, IA, pp128.  Editor Michael Harris.  Small inscription, the number "361."  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Loss of colour down the spine.  1.95

Trains Annual 1966, IA, pp96.  Inscription: The name and address of a previous owner plus the number "339."  Glazed Boards.  Near VG.  Some foxing to the blank endpapers and to the page edges, small wear mark near the bottom of the rear spine edge.  1.95

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Johnson E M  Manchester Railway Termini, Foxline, 1987, 116 illustrations.  Scenes from the Past: 3.  Small inscription, the number "94."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  5.95

Johnson E M  The Midland Route from Manchester Part One: Central to New Mills via Didsbury, Stockport & Marple, Foxline, pp104.  No date.  Scenes from the Past: 16 (Part 1).  Small inscription, the number "260."  Large Format.  Card Covers. Very Good.  8.50

Johnson E M  The Midland Route from Manchester Part Two: Cheadle Heath to Chinley, Foxline, 1992, pp110.  Scenes from the Past: 16 (Part 2).  Small inscription, the number "518."  Large Format.  Card boards.  Very Good.  8.50

Johnson, Peter  Portrait of the Welsh Highland Railway, IA, 2000, pp112 and numerous illustrations. Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  A detailed history of the Welsh Highland and its predecessors until closure in 1937.  A final chapter examines the history of the route since closure and restoration plans.  4.95

Jones, Norman  Snowdon Mountain Railway Llanberis, Foxline, pp64 with numerous colour and black & white illustrations.  No date.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  An illustrated history of Britain's only rack railway.  3.95

Jowett, Alan  Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas of Great Britain & Ireland with the privatised situation as at the 31st December 1993, Atlantic, 2000, pp240.  Large Format Hb.  Slight creasing at top of the rear dust wrapper else Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A series of Jowett's remarkable historical maps focusing on both the start and end of nationalisation.  18.50

Keeley, Raymond  Memories of LMS Steam, IA, 1982, pp112.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper has been internally repaired at the top front corner.  Lively essays combined with a well-chosen selection of photographs.  5.95

Keeley, Raymond  Railway Memories of Manchester and Stockport, Foxline, 2000, pp48.  Scenes from the Past: 40 (Part One).  Small inscription, the number "901."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  8.50

Locomotives Illustrated

Locomotives Illustrated 135: LC&DR and SER Four-Coupled Tank Locomotives, RAS Publishing, Jan/Feb 2001, pp48.  Editor: Brian Stephenson.  Introduction by W. A. T. Aves.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  2.50

Locomotives Illustrated 136: North Staffordshire Railway Locomotives, RAS Publishing, March/April 2001, pp48.  Editor: Brian Stephenson. Introduction by J. W. P. Rowledge.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  2.50

Locomotives Illustrated 139: Great Northern Railway Eight-Coupled Locomotives LNER Classes O1, O2, Q1-3 and R1, RAS Publishing, pp48. Sept/Oct 2001.  Editor: Brian Stephenson.  Introduction by W. A. T. Aves.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  2.50

For more issue of Locomotives Illustrated see the dedicated Locomotives Illustrated Page.

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Marsden, Colin J  The Complete UK Modern Traction Locomotive Directory, The Rail Centre, 2011, pp336.  Small inscription, the number "1087."  Large landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  "Details of every diesel, electric and gas-turbine locomotive to have operated over the main line network of Britain's rail system, including pre-nationalisation, British Railways and privatised operators."  24.50

Marx, Klaus  Wainwright and His Locomotives, IA, 1985, pp112.  Small inscription, the number "431."  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Some slight loss of colour on the spine of the dust wrapper.  A brief outline of Wainwright's career as Locomotive Superintendent on the SE&CR followed by an extensive pictorial tribute to his locomotives.  8.50

McLoughlin, Barry  A Nostalgic Look at the Railways of Blackpool and the Fylde, SLP, 2nd edition 1999, pp144.  Small inscription, the number "932."  Pb.  VG+.  A largely pictorial history.  4.95

McNaught, R. S., Peters, Ivo and Milton, David  The Golden Age of Steam: Locomotives of the Great Western and Somerset and Dorset Joint Railways, Western Daily Press, 1980, pp42.  Pb.  Very Good.  Locomotive illustrations, each flanked by a one-page description.  0.95

Messenger, Michael J  More British Narrow Gauge Steam: A Second Pictorial Survey, Bradford Barton, 1973, pp96.  With a black hardback cover.  Hb.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  4.95

Mourton, Stephen  Steam Routes around Cheltenham and Tewkesbury Winchcombe Andoversford, Runpast, 1993, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "269."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  VG.  A short introduction to the railways in the area followed by a pictorial survey.  5.95

Neve, Eric  East Coast from Kings Cross, IA, 1983, pp112.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  An illustrated history of the East Coast main line, from the creation of the LNER in 1923 until the end of steam.  4.95

Ovenden, Mark  Steam in Kent and East Sussex, South Anglia Productions, 1990, pp48.  British Isles Steam Gallery Vol.2.  "Compiled and photographed by Dennis C. Ovenden."  Small inscription, the number "437."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Slight loss of colour down the spine.  Photographs taken between 1956 and 1962 on the lines of the former SER.  3.95

Page, James  Rails in the Valleys, D&C, 1989, pp192.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  Evokes the unique character of the railways in South Wales.  5.95

Percival, David  King's Cross Lineside 1958 1984, IA, 1984, pp112 with numerous illustrations throughout.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Loss of colour down the spine of the covers.  Chronicles the unprecedented changes that have taken place on the Kings Cross line over a period of 25 years where a traditional steam railway has developed into a modern, mostly electrified, suburban system combined with one of the world's fastest express passenger routes.  4.95

Peters, Ivo  The Somerset and Dorset: An English Cross Country Railway, OPC, 1st edition 1974, 235 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  Wear to the top edge of the dust wrapper.  A superb photographic tribute to the Somerset and Dorset by the photographer who will always be associated with this line.  5.95

Pixton, Bob  North Midland Portrait of a Famous Route Part.2: Chesterfield - Sheffield Rotherham, Runpast, 2001, pp96.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  The second part of a pictorial study of the line.  Both the original line avoiding Sheffield and the new 1870 route through Sheffield are included.  9.50

Radford, Brian  Midland Line Memories A Pictorial History of the Midland Railway between London (St Pancras) and Derby, Midas, 1983, pp144.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Spine sunned.  A nostalgic pictorial trip down the Midland main line.  3.95

Randall, Chris  Renewing the Tube: Metronet, pp24.  Published with Issue 563 of Rail.  Large Format Pb.  Very Good.  An illustrated booklet published when Metronet won a 30-year contract to maintain and upgrade two thirds of the London Underground.  0.95

Ransome-Wallis P  Locomotives and Trains of the Big Four, IA, 1978, pp128.  Hb.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The red spine of dust wrapper is slightly sunned.  An album consisting exclusively of pre-nationalisation photos of the GWR, LMS, LNER and SR.  3.95

Rear W G (Bill)  Railways of North Wales: Bangor, Foxline, 1992, pp80.  Scenes from the Past:14.  Large Format Pb.  VG with slight wear to the covers at the base of the spine.  8.50

Robinson, Peter J  West Coast Border Steam, IA, 1977, pp64.  Small inscription, the number "462."  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A pictorial album featuring steam on the many lines radiating from Carlisle.  3.95

Sawford, Eric  The Last Days of Industrial Steam, AS, 1995, pp156.  First published in 1991.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  With narrow gauge and standard gauge sections.  5.95

Sawford, Eric  Steam Locomotives 1955: 1-39,999 Western and Southern, AS, 1996, pp176.  Small inscription, the number "149."  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  Details and photographs of all the steam locomotive classes in service during 1955.  6.95

Searle, Muriel V  Lost Lines: An anthology of Britain's lost railways, New Cavendish, 1982, pp208. Small inscription, the number "72."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Slight wear to the edges of the covers.  Examines twenty four closed lines throughout the country; well-illustrated throughout.  3.95

Searle, Muriel V  Down the Line to Southend, Bloomsbury Books, 1988, pp193.  First published by Baton Transport in 1984.  A 1997 newspaper cutting on the line has been neatly pasted inside the front cover.  Hb.  Fine in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A history of the London, Tilbury & Southend line concentrating on the human, social and historical aspects.  2.95

History of the Great Western Railway

Semmens, Peter  A History of the Great Western Railway 1. Consolidation 1923-29, BCA/Allen & Unwin, 1988, pp102.  Steam Past Series.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  2.95

Semmens, Peter  A History of the Great Western Railway 2. The Thirties 1930-39, BCA/Allen & Unwin, 1988, pp101.  Steam Past Series.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Spine of the dust wrapper sunned.  2.95

Semmens, Peter  A History of the Great Western Railway 3. Wartime and the Final Years 1939-48, BCA/Allen & Unwin, 1988, pp102.  Steam Past Series.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  2.95

Alternatively, all three volumes of A History of the Great Western Railway (Vol.1 - 3) for only 6.95.

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Shackcloth, Paul  Salford in the Days of Steam: Manchester Exchange Station, Agecroft and Patricroft MPDs, Steam Image, 2002, pp160.  Small inscription, the number "1010."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good+.  An excellent collection of well-captioned illustrations.  16.50

Siviter, Roger  A Handbook of Railway Photography, David & Charles, 1983, pp135 with 180 pictures in colour and black & white.  Small inscription, the number "66."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  One of the finest contemporary railway photographers explains how to improve the quality of your railway photographs.  3.95

Siviter, Roger  The Settle to Carlisle: A Tribute, Baton Press, 1st edition 1984, 181 black & white photographs plus six pages of colour.  Inscription.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Preserved steam in the late 1970s and early 1980s plus some shots of BR freight and passenger workings during the same period.  This is the original Baton Press edition.  3.95

Smith, Oliver  An Illustrated History of the Isle of Wight Railways: Cowes to Newport,  Irwell Press, 1993, pp56.  Large Format Pb.  VG+.  5.95

Smith, Paul  The Handbook of Steam Motive Power Depots Vol.1: Southern England, Platform 5, 1989, pp96.  Large Format  Pb.  VG.  Brief details, a photograph and an ordinance survey map are provided for each shed.  6.95

Smith W A C and Anderson, Paul  Glasgow Railway Memories, Irwell Press, 2001, pp52 with numerous illustrations.  Small inscription, the number "882."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  "Compiled from detailed notes taken since 1941, this slice of Glasgow life is the perfect companion to the popular Illustrated History of Glasgow's Railways by the same authors."  9.50

Smith, Martin  An Illustrated History of Exmoor's Railways, Irwell Press, 1995, pp112.  Small inscription, the number "133."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  VG+.  A well-illustrated history with sections on Taunton to Minehead, Taunton to Barnstaple, Barnstaple to Ilfracombe, The Lynton & Barnstaple, and The West Somerset Mineral Railway.  4.95

Smith, Martin  Railways of the Isle of Portland, Irwell Press, 1997, pp44 with numerous illustrations.  Small inscription, the number "771."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  VG.  The story of the complex railway history of the railways on the Isle of Portland.  8.50

Smith, Paul  The Handbook of Steam Motive Power Depots Vol.4: Northern England & Scotland, Platform 5, 1990, pp128.  With an index for the entire series.  Small inscription, the number "795."  Large Format Pb.  VG.  Includes illustrations, an ordinance survey map & details for each shed.  7.50

Stokes, Michael S  Heaton Mersey Motive Power Depot, Foxline, 2000, pp104.  Scenes from the Past: 39.  Small inscription, the number "866."  Large Format Pb.  VG.  16.50

Stone R A  The Meon Valley Railway, Kingfisher, 1985, pp128.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  An illustrated history of the London & South Western Railway branch line from Alton to Fareham.  8.50

Taylor, Stuart  Blackburn's Railways in the 1950s and 60s, Foxline, 1994, pp160.  Scenes from the Past: 46 (Part 1).  Small inscription, the number"943."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Featuring the men of Lower Darwen MPD and the main line via Darwen, Bolton, Salford, and Manchester Victoria.  14.50

Thomas, David St John and Whitehouse, Patrick  The Romance of Scotland's Railways, BCA/Thomas & Lochar, 1993, pp208.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A nostalgic look at Scotland's railways from the well-respected Thomas-Whitehouse team.  4.95

Turner, Steve  25 Years of the 40's, Rail Photoprints, 1983, pp72.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  A pictorial tribute.  2.95

Vaughan, Adrian  The Heart of the Great Western, SLP, 1995, pp224.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  The spine of the dust wrapper is sunned.  Chronicles the many activities and complexities of the Great Western Railway and its staff in the Oxford and Didcot area, geographically the "heart" of the system.  5.95

 

Wells J  An Illustrated History of Rochdale's Railways, Irwell Press, 1993, pp80.  Small inscription, the number "517."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good+.  7.50

Wells, Jeffrey  The Oldham Loop Part 1: Manchester Victoria to Shaw & Crompton via Hollinwood, Oldham and Royton Junction, Foxline, pp120.  No date.  Scenes from the Past: 42 (Part 1).  Small inscription, the number "406."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Slight loss of colour down the spine.  12.50

Whitehouse P B and Thomas, David St John  LMS 150 The London Midland & Scottish Railway: A century and a half of progress, D&C, 2002, pp208.  Large Format Pb.  Very Good+.  Some superficial wear along the top edge of the covers.  The paperback issue of a best-selling tribute to the LMS.  2.95

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  Steam in the West Riding, D&C, 1975, pp70.  Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A high-quality album from a well-known photographic team.  3.95

Wilkinson, Alan  Railways across Mid-Cheshire: Knutsford - Northwich - Chester, Helsby, Winsford and Middlewich, Foxline, pp112.  No date.  Scenes from the Past: 41 (Part One).  Small inscription, the number "888."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Very slight creasing at the top front corner of the cover.  10.50

Yeomans J R  The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway, Bradford Barton, pp96.  No date.  Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  Wear to the dust wrapper edge at the head & base of the spine.  A Bradford Barton original with green "flecked" covers.  6.95

Irwell Press Annuals

Railway Bylines Annual

Railway Bylines Annual No.2, Irwell Press, 1998, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "825."  Editor: Martin Smith.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+. Contents include: The Tees Valley Railway, North Wales Narrow Gauge, Through the Streets of Weymouth, Emley Moor & Park Mill Collieries, Belvoir Junction, The South Western Pottery, Shropshire & Montgomeryshire, The Dowlais Giants, Isle of Wight Pictorial, North Bierley Sewage Works, Felixstowe, LMS Sentinels, and Industrial Railways on the North Kent Coast.  6.95

Railway Bylines Annual No.3, Irwell Press, 1999, pp96.  Editor: Martin Smith.  Small inscription, the number "850."  Large Format. Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Some loss of colour down the spine.  Contents include: L&NWR 2-4-2Ts, Manchester Ship Canal, Scottish Narrow Gauge, Waterford & Tramore, and Yeovil.  6.95

Railway Bylines Annual No.5, Irwell Press, 2002, pp96.  Editor: Martin Smith.  Small inscription, the number "902."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.  Contents include: Great Eastern 2-4-2Ts, Halesowen Branches, 'Russell', Bedlay Colliery, Dublin to Bray, Inspection Trolleys, and Swanscombe Cement Works.  6.95

Railway Bylines Annual No.6, Irwell Press, 2003, pp96.  Editor: Martin Smith.  Small inscription, the number "928."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.  Contents include: The Tanfield Branch, South Wales NCB Steam, London Transport Service Locos, Derwent Valley Stations, Southwell Revisited, Guinness Brewery Railways. Lenwade Awaydays, Bricket Wood Station, The Other Caley Pugs, The Ravenhead Goods Branch, and Connel Ferry Bridge.  6.95

Railway Bylines Collection 2006-2007, Irwell Press, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "1013."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Contents include; Backworth Colliery Railways, Fowler 2-6-2Ts, Western Region Sub-sheds, The Westward TV Train, Railway Cranes, Quarry Machines near Rugby, The Blackwall Tanks, Shropshire & Montgomeryshire, Quakers Yard, Erne, The Balerno Branch, and Marks Tey Brickworks.  6.95

Railway Bylines Summer Special

Railway Bylines Summer Special No.2, Irwell Press, 1999, pp96.  Editor: Martin Smith. Small inscription, the number "841."  Large Format. Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Contents include: Liskeard & Looe Branch, Peckett Locomotives, M&SWJR 2-4-0s, and Diesel Railbuses in East Anglia.  6.95

Railway Bylines Summer Special No.5, Irwell Press, 2002, pp96. Editor: Martin Smith. Small inscription, the number "916."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.  Contents include: The Tweed Valley Line, Barrington Cement Works, Kingswear, South Wales Railtour, Contractor's Locos, Isle of Wight, The Cuckoo Line, and Grand Canal Street Shed.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Annual

British Railways Illustrated Annual: No.1, Irwell Press, 1992, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "374."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.  Contents include: Watford Shed; Shrewsbury; Ally Pally, Barnet & Edgeware; Diesel Dawn; War Report; Patriots; and Salisbury.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Annual: No.2, Irwell Press, 1993, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "375."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Contents include: By Train & Steamer to the Firth of Clyde, Diesel Dawn, War Report, Plymouth Friary, Panniers in the Principality, Trent, The Clayton Steam Railcars, and the Great Dalston Flood.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Annual: No.3, Irwell Press, 1994, pp96.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  Contents include: Preston, Leek & Manifold Railway, Pre-war Hitchin, Brentford - Dock & Branch, Down the Cross, Morrison's Jubilees, and Fifties Variety at Olympia.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Annual: No.4, Irwell Press, 1995, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "377."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Contents include: E1 & D1 4-4-0s of the Southern, War Report, On the Milk, Diesel Dawn, Station Survey: Aberdeen, Nocturne Grantham, and Leicester Roundhouse.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Annual: No.5, Irwell Press, 1996, pp96.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  Contents include: LMS Garratts, Picking up the Mail, On the Turn at King's Cross, Severn Tunnel, Rotherham, Gidea Park to Shenfield Widening, and Southampton.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Annual: No.6, Irwell Press, 1997, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "797."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Loss of colour down the spine.  Contents include: Carlisle Citadel, Neyland, Morrison's Royal Scots Record Cards & Photographs, Scottish Railbuses, and the Chesham Branch.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Annual: No.7, Irwell Press, 1998, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "826."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Contents include: Clan Pacifics in Scotland, On Shed at Leicester, Rebuilding Fenchurch Street, Strawberry Hill Shed, Coaled Up at Motherwell, Two J50s, Bulleids Abroad, Paddington 1940, and Laira Shed.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Annual: No.8, Irwell Press, 2000, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "581."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  Contents include: Rowsley Shed, Stratford Works, Clapham Junction & New England Pacifics.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Annual: No.9, Irwell Press, 2000, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "877."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Contents include: Station Survey Welwyn, Bulleid Q1s, Kitsons in Derbyshire, Swindon Works, Three Bridges, New Signal Box at Stafford, and Urchin Tales.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Annual: No.10, Irwell Press, 2001, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "895."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.  Contents include: New England, Bournemouth Shed, Wenford Bridge, Roade Cutting, GW 2-8-0/2-8-2Ts, Longsight, Oxford, and Coventry.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Annual: No.11, Irwell Press, 2002, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "919."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Contents include: Through the Years at Brighton Shed, More of those Big Engines at Crewe, War Report: Hungerford Bridge and Charing Cross under Rocket Attack, A4s at Home: Top Shed and its Most Celebrated Residents, Garratt Glimpses, Riley's Railway Roundabout: Either Side of Caerphilly 12 May 1952, Waverley Wonders, Melmerby, Two Guises of the 'Turbo', Diesel Dawn: Unwelcome Visitors, Tilbury, Repton at the Royal Races, Big 'Uns North & South, Train No.1, Thirties File, Lure of the Big Top, View from a Bridge, and Fifties Freight around Buxton.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Annual: No.12, Irwell Press, 2003, pp96.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  Contents include; Upwey Awayday 19 July 1958, From Distant to Distant; Ais Gill Summit 2 July 1953, Alfred the Great at Bournemouth West, Diesel Dawn: Newton Abbot, Forum: Wagons from the West Riding, Big 'Uns ... and Others, Freeman's Forays: Kings Cross to York Saturday 15th July 1961, Four A1s at Kings Cross, Four A2s in Scotland, And Two of Each, Stanley's Pairings, Lumbering Giants: The LNW Eight-Coupled Tanks, War Report: The Wartime Journeys of John Aird, Pride in the Job, Pannier Portrait, Merrie England, Forum: Highland Holiday 1953, Diesel Dawn: Barely a Decade, A3s on Shed, Forum: Summer Saturdays at The Warren, Severnside Steam in the Middle Sixties, and Turkish Delight: Impressions of Turkish Railways 1968.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Annual: No.13, Irwell Press, 2004, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "975."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.  Contents include: Diesel-Electric Traction Proposals on the LNER, The Farnborough Flyer, Under the Pennines at Woodhead, Hazy Days, Redoubtable WD, By Steam and Diesel to Melrose, The Feltham Hump, Riley's Railway Roundabout: Northolt Junction(s) 4 May 1957, War Report: From Norbury to Northam, Late Glories on the GN, Kings & Castles at Exeter, Diesel Dawn: Here & There, All Change at Barking, West Croydon in Early Southern Railway Days, Both Sides of the Wall, Diesel Dawn: When They Used to Clean Them, The Caley, Holyhead - The Port: A Brief Account, and Shed a Tear.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Annual: No.14, Irwell Press, 2005, pp96. Small inscription, the number "999."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.  Contents include; Express Exchanges, Thirties File, Nocturne, Sou'West Survivors, In Threes, Axminster Days, Trans Pennine Summer Evening, A Touch of Optimism: Dringhouses Yard, Fourum: Down Weston Way, Riley's Railway Roundabout: North Wales & the Borderlands 21st July 1951, A4s at York 18th July 1960, The Western Side of Shrewsbury, How Pretty is That?, War Report: Signalling Progress on the North West Front, Diesel Dawn: Eastern Region Arrivals, Glimpses, The East Birmingham Tangle, Grime Time, and West of Carlisle (And Hawick).  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Summer Special

British Railways Illustrated Summer Special: No.1, Irwell Press, 1993, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "122."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Slight loss of colour down the spine.  Contents include: Blackpool Central, A4 Pacifics, Bridlington, Barmouth: History & Holiday, Saxby: Summer Saturdays, and Wadebridge & Wenford Bridge.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Summer Special: No.2, Irwell Press, 1994, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "127."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Loss of colour down the spine.  Contents include: The Very Last Atlantic Coast Express, Summer Saturday on the S&K, Orange Walks Specials, LNER Camping Coaches, Western Region Named Trains in the West Country, Thirties File: Scarborough, The Thanet Belle, and Newton Abbot & The Moretonhampstead Branch.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Summer Special: No.3, Irwell Press, 1995, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "135."  Large Format. Glazed Boards.  VG.  Colour faded on the spine.  Contents include: Ticket to Ryde, Building the West Highland, Steam at Wellingborough, Building the Cornish Riviera Express, Summer Goings-on at Malton, and The Strawberry Line.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Summer Special: No.4, Irwell Press, 1996, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "139."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Contents include: A Night on the Beer, Station Survey: Evercreech Junction, Kirkby Shed Modernisation, Along the Yorkshire Coast, Snow Hill Pictorial, Penzance, and The Kyle Line.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Summer Special: No.5, Irwell Press, 1997, pp96.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  Contents include: Lymington Branch, 90XX 4-4-0-s, Bridlington to Pembroke, and The Pie Rats of Penzance.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Summer Special: No.6, Irwell Press, 1998, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "813."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.   Contents include: All Stations to Leamington, Southern Q 0-6-0s, The A4 Collection, Ipswich Station, War Report, and Northampton Shed.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Summer Special: No.7, Irwell Press, 1999, pp96.  Large Format. Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Contents include: Saltney Junction, Hayling Island Branch, Normanton Shed, Britannia Tubular Bridge, and Swanage.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Summer Special: No.9, Irwell Press, 2001, pp96.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+. Contents include: The Gresley B17 & Thompson B2 4-6-0s, To the Sunny South, Leamington Shed, Birmingham's Old New Street, Southern Crystal Ball, Blue Train to Anniesland, From Crewe to Swindon, and Wormit 1955.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Summer Special: No.10, Irwell Press, 2002, pp96.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  Contents include: Woodford Halse, 'Staff Amenities' Patricroft, Sussex Steam before 1935, Transition at Wadebridge, The Leaving of Bletchley, Clauds on the M&GN, Diesel Dawn: Blue Pullmans, and Copley Hill at War.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Summer Special: No.11, Irwell Press, 2003, pp96.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  Contents include: The Comedy and the Cauldron - Belle Isle, Western 2-10-0s, Hotspur at Home, War Report : Fighting the Fires, The End is Nigh .. Nine Elms, Last Day at Middleton, Thirties File: Furness Style, Treherbert & Beyond: A South Wales Engine Shed Tale, Yet More Tests, Blackfriars: Writ Large in Stone, Enigma, Twice a Test Bed!, Fourum: On the Kingsbridge Branch, Two Days at Crewe, Birmingham Interlude, Descent to Carmont, Fourum; A Miscellany, Diesel Dawn: Finishing Touches, and A Hundred Miles by Bike to Mecca - the Story of Basil Spencer.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Summer Special: No.12, Irwell Press, 2004, pp96.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  Contents include: A Rugby Saturday: 21 March 1959, Riley's Railway Roundabout: The Cross 16 Sept 1961, Willesden Visit, Nocturne, Freeman's Forays, Fourum: Watford Tunnel South End 14th April 1952, Yards are Us!, Diesel Dawn: Lubricating at Leith, Summer Special, Continental Corner, Cars by Southern to the West, Fourum: Wood Green 27 March 1954, Scenic Southall, Fourum: Canute Road Crossing, War Report: London Termini under Attack, Mr Dixon's Polloc & Govan Railway, Sixties Seasons at Temple Meads, Southern Freight, and Boston - Hub of East Lincolnshire.  6.95

British Railways Illustrated Summer Special: No.13, Irwell Press, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "998."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  The top corners of the covers are slightly bumped. Contents include: Aspects of Water Troughs, Factory Junction Fourum, Paddington 1983, Summer Saturday at Surbiton 1964, Last N7s of Liverpool Street, Pacifics at London Victoria, A Trainspotter's Wanderings in North Lincolnshire in the 1960s, Steam on Shed: Late Days at Gloucester Horton Road, Roade Station: A 1950s View, Thirties File: 'Auld Reekie', Dance at the Orchid, Bishops Stortford and Beyond, Camping Coach Contrasts, The Last 4-4-0 Expresses: A Footplate Pass with R. C. Riley 1960, War Report: Home from Dunkirk, and The Social Railway: Some Thoughts on Railway Life.  6.95

Back Track Magazine

Back Track Vol.3 No.1: Spring 1989.  VG.  Contents: Last Steam on the Eastern, The Great Eastern in the 1930s, Bromyard Station, The Stony Stratford Tramway, Blue Pullman, Scottish Industrials, Water's Edge, Famous Four, Cranes, Multiple Units, In Wales, The Canterbury & Whitstable, Steam to Killin, Automatic Train Control, The Hadley Wood Widening, Yesterday's Observer, and Colour Files.  1.95

Back Track Vol.3 No.3: July-August 1989.  VG.  Old sticker on the rear cover. Contents: Bletchley Recalled, Rail Motors Sentinels & Auto-trains, Devizes, Significantly South Western, Transition at Laira, There's a Famous Seaside Town called Blackpool, True Blue, Gresley Great Northern Workhorses, Firing the Steam Locomotive, The Port Carlisle Branch, There's No Place like Home, Yesterday's Observer, and Colour Files.  1.95

Back Track Vol.3 No.5: Nov-Dec 1989.  VG.  Tiny tear to the bottom edge of the front cover.  Contents: Mail by Rail, Horses for Courses, The Helston Branch, Marsh Mills in its Heyday, The Allhallows / Grain Branch, Gotterdammerung over Shap, Retford in Retrospect, Class 4Fs on the Somerset & Dorset, The Non Stop, Monstrous Cavities, Yatton-Clevedon, Not Driven by Steam, Yesterday's Observer, and Colour Files.  1.95

Back Track Vol.20 No.1: Jan 2006.  VG.  Contents include: The Yorkshire Engine Company, Great Northern Steam in Colour, Barry Works, Birmingham Snow Hill in Colour, Railway Station Architecture, and The Railways of Whitby.  1.95

Back Track Vol.20 No.2: Feb 2006.  Very Good. Contents include: The West London Line, LMS Horwich 2-6-0s in Colour, Merseyside's Railways in World War II, The Trans-Pennine Routes in Colour, Staffing the Highland Railway, and Railway Developments around Teesside.  1.95

Back Track Vol.20 No.3: March 2006.  Very Good.  Contents include: Beattock Steam in Colour, London & Birmingham Railway, 9F 2-10-0s on the Somerset & Dorset, Arturo Caprotti, The 1937 Metropolitan Transfer to the LNER, and LSWR T9 4-4-0s.  1.95

Back Track Vol.20 No.4: April 2006.  Very Good.  Contents include: The Sidmouth & Budleigh Salterton Branches, The Vale of Rheidol in Colour, Yarmouth Beach Station, Steam Locomotive Sheds in Colour, Southern Region Locomotive Allocations and The Stranraer Lines in Colour.  1.95

Back Track Vol.20 No.5: May 2006.  Very Good.  Contents include: Station and Works Pilots in Colour, Railway Canals, The Croft Pit Waggonway, North British Steam in Colour, Logan & Hemingway: Railway Contractors, and GWR Kings on the Wolverhampton Line.  1.95

Back Track Vol.20 No.6: June 2006.  VG.  Contents include: LNER A1 Pacifics in Colour, The Brilliance of Brunel, The Railways of Accrington, The Princetown Branch in Colour, The General Strike in the Highlands, and History - Southern Style.  1.95

Back Track Vol.20 No.9: Sept 2006.  Very Good.  Superficial wear to the top rear edge of the covers. Contents include: The Bombing of Britain's Railways, GWR 47XX 2-8-0s in Colour, The Mid-Kent Railway, Settle - Carlisle Line Steam in Colour, Trip Working, and Reading to Redhill in Colour.  1.95

Back Track Vol.20 No.10: Oct 2006.  Very Good.  Contents include: The Brighton - Plymouth Train in the 1960s, SR S15 4-6-0s in Colour, The Footplate, Sharp's of Manchester, Out of Paddington, and The 1938 Charing Cross Accident.  1.95

Back Track Vol.20 No.11: Nov 2006.  Very Good.  Contents include: St. Pancras, North of Newcastle in Colour, Windermere Steamers, The Bude Line, Safety on the Railway Track, Gloucester - Hereford in Colour.  1.95

Back Track Vol.20 No.12: Dec 2006.  Very Good.  Contents include: Box Tunnel, The Royal Scot in Colour, The Easingwold Railway, Eight - Coupled Express Locomotives, The GWR Line through the Midlands, and Southern Railway Foreign Travel Publicity.  1.95

Back Track Vol.21 No.1: Jan 2007.  Very Good.  Contents include: The Bristolian, The Cromford & High Peak Line in Colour, Railways & The British Empire Exhibition, Southern Railway Steam in Colour, Consett Iron Ore Trains, and The GWR/LNWR Joint Line in Colour.  1.95

Back Track Vol.21 No.2: Feb 2007.  Very Good.  Contents include: GWR Castles in Colour, The Winter of 1947, The Hope Valley Line in Colour, Machynlleth Locomotive Shed in 1898, David Jones & the Highland Railway, and Special Trains to Durham Elvet.  1.95

Back Track Vol.21 No.3: March 2007.  Very Good. Contents include: LSWR Steam in Colour, The Chester - Whitchurch Branch, The Thames - Clyde Express in Colour, Drummond's LSWR 4-6-0s, The Whitechapel & Bow Railway, and Railways for Posterity.  1.95

Back Track Vol.21 No.4: April 2007.  Very Good. Contents include: East Coast Route Steam in Colour, The Lambourn Branch, Reflections on the Narrow Gauge, Highland Steam in Colour, Permanent Way - An Art & a Science, and The Wye Valley.  1.95

Back Track Vol.21 No.5: May 2007.  Very Good. Some superficial vertical lines on the front cover. Contents include: The Isle of Man Railway, Mirfield, LNER L1 2-6-4Ts in Colour, The Horncastle Branch, The GWR Dukedog 4-4-0s, and the Great Central Route in Colour.  1.95

Back Track Vol.21 No.6: June 2007. Very Good.  Contents include: The Callington Branch, Railway Air Services, The GNSR D40 4-4-0s in Colour, Willesden Freight, The GNR/LNWR Joint Line, and LMS Steam out of Sheffield in Colour.  1.95

Back Track Vol.21 No.7: July 2007.  Very Good.  Contents include: The Warship Diesel - Hydraulics, The BR 2-6-0s in Colour, Liverpool Exchange, The Midland & South Western Junction Railway, Isle of Wight Steam in Colour, Beyer-Garratt Narrow Gauge Locomotives.  1.95

Back Track Vol.21 No.8: Aug 2007.  Very Good.  Contents include: GWR Pannier Tanks in Colour, The Beckton Gasworks Railway, The Dundee & Arbroath Joint Line, Railway Air Raids of World War II, GWR Steam Railmotors, and Two - Cylinder Compounds.  1.95

Back Track Vol.21 No.9: Sept 2007.  Very Good.  Contents include: The Southern's Big Tank Locomotives in Colour, The GWR at the 1924 Wembley Exhibition, The London & Croydon Railway, King's Cross in Colour, Sancton Wood - Railway Architect, and The Little North Western Line in Colour.  1.95

Back Track Vol.21 No.10: Oct 2007, pp60.  Very Good.  Contents include: The Thompson LNER Pacifics in Colour, The Green Enigma, GWR Halls in Colour, Mixed Traffic 0-6-0 Locomotives, The Great Central Railway War Memorial, and Irish Steam in 1961 in Colour.  1.95

Back Track Vol.21 No.11: Nov 2007. Very Good.  Contents include: Royal Scots in Colour, Pontypool Road, Railways & Epsom Races, Locomotive Sheds in Colour, Crossing the Tyne & Wear, and Milk & Fish Trains in Colour.  1.95

Back Track Vol.21 No.12: Dec 2007.  Very Good.  Contents include: The Night Scot, BR Standard Class 4 Tanks in Colour, The Bury to Holcombe Brook Branch, The Railway Journeys of Sherlock Homes, Exploring Scotland in 1955, and Red LMS Pacifics in Colour.  1.95

Back Track Vol.22 No.1: Jan 2008.  VG.  Contents include: 100 Years of the Somerset & Dorset Railway, GWR Railcars in Colour, The North Cornwall Line, The Furness Line in Colour, British English - Electric Manufacturers, and The GWR Express 4-4-0 Classes.  1.95

Back Track Vol.22 No.2: Feb 2008.  Very Good.  Contents include: Waterloo Steam in Colour, A King's Cross Summer, The Ardler Junction Accident, Pick-Up Goods Trains in Colour, Goods Cartage & Railway Horses, and English Electric Diesel Locomotives.  1.95

Back Track Vol.22 No.3: March 2008.  VG.  Contents include: NER 0-6-0s and 0-8-0s in Colour, Sonning Cutting, Churchill's British Railways, The North Wales Coast Line in Colour, Dudley Docker - Wheels & Deals, and The Railway to Clitheroe.  1.95

Back Track Vol.22 No.4: April 2008.  Very Good.  Contents include: London Transport Steam in Colour, The Lyme Regis Branch, Chilterns Steam in Colour, The East Lincolnshire Railway, The LMS Scientific Research Department, and The REC & The Military in World War I.  1.95

Back Track Vol.22 No.5: May 2008.  VG. Contents include: The Falmouth Branch, Midland & LMS Class 2 4-4-0s in Colour, The Listowel & Ballybunion Railway, West Highland Line Steam in Colour, LMS Locomotives during World War II, and The Great Eastern Railway & The Tilbury Line.  1.95

Back Track Vol.22 No.6: June 2008.  Very Good.  Contents include: The Tyne Dock - Consett 9Fs in Colour, The Wantage Tramway, Britain's Railways in the USA, NER B16 4-6-0s in Colour, The Fife & Kinross Railway, and Southern Region Push - Pull Trains in Colour.  1.95

Back Track Vol.22 No.7: July 2008.  Very Good. Contents include: The Weymouth Harbour Tramway, Eastleigh Works in Colour, Franco-Crosti Locomotive Preheaters, GWR 2251 Class in Colour, Chorlton Junction, and Scarborough Steam in Colour.  1.95

Back Track Vol.22 No.8: Aug 2008.  Very Good. Contents include: The Southern USA Tanks, The Hellifield Station Collision, The Croydon Oxted & East Grinstead Branch, The Torbay Branch in Colour, The Future of the Pullman Train, and The End of BR Steam in Colour.  1.95

Back Track Vol.22 No.9: Sept 2008.  Very Good.  Contents include: Keeping Up with the 'Jones', The Chatburn to Hellifield Line, Sheffield Victoria in 1957, Sir William Tite and Railways, Anne: A Railway Clerk's Career, Those Network Southeast Days, The LNER's B17 Class, The Great Bear, The Development of the Large British Passenger Tank - Part 1, The North Wales Coast Line Revisited, 'Sparks' - The Electrical Consultants Part 2, and Crossing Places .  1.95

Back Track Vol.22 No.10: Oct 2008.  Very Good.  Contents include: Knight Express, Southport, The Metro-Vick Co-Bo Diesels, Cambrian Locomotive Sheds and Rosters - 1898, Out in the 'Mid-Day Scot,' London Freight, Roads for Rails, High Wycombe South Signal Box in 1987, The Development of the Large British Passenger Tank Engine - Part 2, Sir William Tite and Railways Part 2, Two 'Clauds' Are Better Than One.  1.95

Back Track Vol.22 No.11: Nov 2008  Very Good.  Contents include: Focus on the 'Britannia' Pacifics, Steam Diesel and Electric - Towards the Ultimate Answer, The Great Central Position, Southern Gone West - The Bodmin & Wadebridge Line Part One, Devon: A Bold and Beautiful Prospect, Steam at Crewe, In the Interests of their Own Ambitions Part 1, Lost Over Rannoch, Railway Curiosities: Special Trains, The Development of the Large British Passenger Tank Engine Part 3, On East Anglian Lines, and All Roads Lead to Sheffield.  1.95

Back Track Vol.22 No.12: Dec 2008.  Very Good.  Contents include: Digging their own Graves, 1962: The Last Real Summer, The Aviemore Line, How Permanent is the Permanent Way, Southern Gone West - The Bodmin & Wadebridge Line Part 2, The GWR '28XX' Goods, When Mail went by Rail, Well Done the High Speed Trains, Stations without Rails - London's Railway Offices, Railway Docks Harbours and Shipping Interests c1900, The Development of the Large British Passenger Tank Engine Part 4, A Few Words of Sympathy, Rolling Stock Focus, and A Day Out - 1950s Style.  1.95

Back Track Vol.32 No.1: Jan 2018.  Very Good.  Contents include: Birmingham New Street, Change at Verney Junction, Auto Suggestions, Byways of the 'Barra' - Part 1, The Naming of Engines - An Afterword, Mr Peppercorn's K1 Class, Remembering the Porthcawl Branch, The End of South Western Steam, An Edwardian Locomotive Quadrille, Still More Men at Work, and Life Death and other Matters - The Great Western Railway in 1870 Part 2.  1.95

Back Track Vol.32 No.2: Feb 2018.  Very Good.  Contents include: Freight through Warrington, Extracts from a Steam Locomotive Driver's Log Book, Private & Public Opposition to Nineteenth Century Railways, The Fate of the Stainmore Route - Part 2, The Ambergate Junction Complex, 90 Years of the Railway Correspondence & Travel Society, The Shores of the Utmost West, Looks can be Deceptive, Western Waysides, Poor Postal Services to Scotland, County Donegal Joint Committee, The Black Pugs of Ayrshire, and Tackling the Gradient Part 2.  1.95

Back Track Vol.32 No.3: March 2018.  Very Good.  Contents include: Seen on Shed, To the Kent Coast and across the Channel, Trains in the Water, The Paxman 'Warship', The Knotty and the First World War, Liverpool Street Station 1862 - 1935, Whitmore Signal Box, Lincoln City at Home, Byway of the 'Barra' - Part 2, 37 Not Out, The Isle of Portland - Its Stone & Five Railways, Henry Wainwright's Early South Eastern & Chatham Railway Bogie Carriages, and On the Tilbury Line.  1.95

Back Track Vol.32 No.4: April 2018.  Very Good.  Contents include: The '15XX' Pannier Tanks, The Wick & Lybster, Engine Problems on the Lancashire Derbyshire & East Coast, Smoking on the Railway, 'Blink Bonny' goes to London, Eric Bruton's 'Black Fives', A West Riding Portfolio, Railway Nationalisation, 'New Life for Old lines', Southern Gone West - Part 4 Plymouth in Wartime, Colliery Lines at Swadlincote, and Halt Here.  1.95

For more issue of Back Track see the dedicated Back Track Page.

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Overseas Railways

EuDaly, Kevin; Schafer, Mike; Boyd, Jim; Jessup, Steve; McBride, Andrew; and Glischinski, Steve  The Complete Book of North American Railroading, Voyageur Press, 2009, pp352 with more than 400 illustrations.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the dust wrapper at the bottom of the rear fold.  "Takes readers from the birth of the railroads in the early nineteenth century, through their Golden Age from 1900 to 1950, and on to the railways of today." Locomotives, key historical figures, passenger travel, freight operations, infrastructure and modern railroading are all examined.  A very heavy book weighing around 2Kg.  9.50

Garden J F  Nicholas Morant's Canadian Pacific, Footprint Publishing, 1991, pp455.  Large landscape format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  There is a one cm tear to the lower edge of the dust wrapper.  Nicolas Morant was employed as a photographer by the Canadian Pacific for some 44 years in a career spanning the great depression, the Second World War, the Cold War, the end of steam and the end of the company operated passenger services. This books presents a selection of his photographs spanning the years 1929 to 1981. A very substantial volume weighing over 2Kg.  24.50

Hughes, Hughes  Indian Locomotives: Part 1 - Broad Gauge 1851-1940, Continental Railway Circle, 1990, pp112.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Lists and describes the ten thousand 5ft 6in gauge locomotives put into service in India between 1851 and 1940.  8.50

Kelly, Brian and Francis, Daniel  Transit in British Columbia: The First Hundred Years, Harbour Publishing, 1990, pp150.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  VG- in a Fair+ dust wrapper.  Remains of an old bar code on the spine. Although completely hidden by the dust wrapper, there is a significant - if superficial - score mark down the front cover.  The dust wrapper itself has been internally repaired down the spine and at the top of the rear dust wrapper fold.  An illustrated history covering "Street Railways," "Interurbans," Buses and "Trolleys."  7.50

Nock O S (General Editor)  Encyclopedia of Railways, Octopus, 1977, pp480.  Small inscription, the number "61."  Extremely Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  There is a small internally-repaired tear at the top of the front dust wrapper fold.  "The complete story of the world's railways and locomotives. Over 900 colour and black and white illustrations." A huge tome weighing well over 2kg.  Nonetheless our standard postage rates apply.  7.50

Norwood, John B  Rio Grande Narrow Gauge Recollections, Heimburger House, 1986, pp272 with several hundred illustrations.  Large Format Hb. VG in a VG- dust wrapper. The dust wrapper has been internally repaired at the head and base of the spine.  John Norwood recounts his days on the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad.  John was employed by the railroad for 39 years, retiring in 1975.  20.50

Portway, Christopher  Corner Seat, Robert Hale/Travel Book Club, 1973, pp208.  Inscription.  Hard Cover.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Some foxing to the page edges; sellotape marks inside the covers from old protecting covering that I removed.  An account of the author's rail journeys on the Orient Express, The Taurus Express, The Moscow Express and the Trans-Siberian Express.  2.95

Saddy, Guy  The Unforgettable Journey: Stories from Rocky Mountaineer, Echo Story Telling Agency, 2015, pp192.  Small inscription, the number "1106."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  A pictorial tribute to the Rocky Mountaineer rail services over the Rocky Mountains in Western Canada.  6.95

Solomon, Brian  GE Locomotives: 110 Years of General Electric Motive Power, MBI Publishing, 2003, pp168.  A blank endpaper at the front appears to have been removed.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Some superficial rubbing to the covers, slight wear to the edges of the dust wrapper, tiny tear near the base of the spine.  A comprehensive well-illustrated history of General Electric's diesel and electric traction.  14.50

Solomon, Brian  Alco Locomotives, MBI Publishing, 2009, pp176.  Large landscape format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive history of the American Locomotive Company's steam and diesel traction from 1901 until 1969.  32.50

Turner, Robert D and Wilkie, J S David  Steam along the Boundary: Canadian Pacific, Great Northern and the Great Boundary Copper Boom, Sono Nis Press, 2007, pp224 with over 400 illustrations.  Large landscape format.  Hard Cover. Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  There is a tiny nick in the dust wrapper at the base of the spine.  An illustrated history of the mining boom in the boundary region of northern Washington State and southern British Columbia and the two competing railways looking to gain the most from the boom, the Canadian Pacific and the Great Northern.  38.50

Vaughan, John  Railroading in the Wild West, Photrack, 2011, pp176 with over 200 colour illustrations. Large landscape format. Glazed Boards.  Very Good. There is a tiny wear mark at the base of the spine.  A pictorial tribute to North American railways in the Western United States.  All the pictures were taken by the author and date from the late 1970s onwards.  9.50

Model Railways

Andress, Michael  Complete Guide to Model Railways, PSL, 1985, pp512.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  All eight volumes of Michael Andress' best-selling modelling booklets under a single cover, well-illustrated throughout.  Vol. 1: Baseboards, Track & Electrification; Vol.2: Layout Planning; Vol.3: Structure Modelling; Vol.4: Scenery; Vol.5: Operating Your Layout; Vol.6 Branch Line Railways; Vol.7 Modern Railways; Vol.8 Narrow Gauge Railways.  4.95

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

Bradley, Maurice H  Buildings for Model Railways, D&C, 1983, pp96.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Includes a large number of drawings of both railway and non railway structures.   4.95

Denny, Peter  Buckingham Great Central: Twenty-five years of railway modelling, Peco, 1972, pp152 including numerous illustrations & figures.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the top edge of the dust wrapper.  8.50

Hancock P D  Narrow Gauge Adventure: The Story of the Craig & Mertonford Railway, Peco, 2nd edition 1980, pp127.  First published in 1975.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  An illustrated history of P. D. Hancock's famous model railway.  12.50

Modellers' Back Track

Modellers' Back Track Vol.1 No.1: April-May 1991.  VG.  The inaugural issue. Contents: Interlude at Cambridge, The Present State of the Modelling Art, Signalling Aspects, Pre-Grouping Great Western Carriages, Carrying on the Torch at Longsdale, Bulleid's Light Pacifics, What is a Goods Train, Colour file for Modelmakers, A Prototype for Everything.  1.95

Modellers' Back Track Vol.1 No.2: June-July 1991.  VG.  Contents: The GNR/LNER Class K3s, Making Tracks, As It Was, Lonsdale Part 2, Anatomy of a Boat Train, In the Eye or in the Mind, Cart Lane Crossing, Pullman, Colour File for Modelmakers.  1.95

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

Modellers' Back Track Vol.2 No.1: April-May 1992.  VG.  Contents: The Great Central Immingham 4-6-0s, A Little Piece of History, Same Train Different Periods, As It Was Part 2, A Yorkshire Railway Accident, The Twelve Wheelers of Wolverton - Part 2, The Ibbotson Portfolio, Common & Not So Common Goods Stock, and Introducing the Cockermouth Project.  1.95

Modellers' Back Track Vol.2 No.2: June-July 1992, pp48. 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

Modellers' Back Track Vol.2 No.3: Aug-Sept 1992.  VG.  Contents: GWR Dining Cars, Lancaster LNWR 1903, Southport Lord Street in 1886, Clearances, NBR Reid Third Class Brake Model, A Brief Photographic Survey of LNWR Signal Cabins, A Visit to Aster, Making Tracks Pt.3, and The Sacre Singles.  1.95

Modellers' Back Track Vol.2 No.4:Oct-Nov 1992. VG.  Contents: Random Thoughts from the Workbench Pt.2 Cosmetic Rivets, GWR Dining & Restaurant Cars Pt.2 Steel Panelled Stock, Great Central Railway Open Carriage Truck, Forty Years On - at least, Big is Beautiful, Gulf Red, The Woodside Project Pt.1, Train Classification & Locomotive Headlamp Codes, and Non-Locomotive Movement.  1.95

Modellers' Back Track Vol.2 No.5: Dec92-Jan 1993.  Very Good.  Contents: Can we live with kits, GWR Dining and Restaurant Cars Pt.3, LNWR 30ft Picnic Saloons, Tender Exchanges, The Domeless LMS Class 5 4-6-0s, The Eric Burton Album No.3. The Woodside Project Pt.2, The Ibbotson Portfolio No.2, and The Shunter's Tale.  1.95

Modellers' Back Track Vol.2 No.6: Feb-March 1993.  VG.  Contents: The Woodside Project Supplementary Kiosks, The Eric Bruton Album No.4, Passenger Trains & Formations on the LNER, Parachute Water Columns, The Great Northern Signal Box Safari, Whitwell Station, Mostly Mainframes, The Highland Railway Station Footbridge, The Ibbotson Portfolio No.3 Signals & Bridges, The Case for Gauge 1 Live Steam, and Dancing on the Roof.  1.95

Modellers' Back Track Vol.3 No.1: April-May 1993.  VG.  Crease across the top front corner.  Contents: The Red Scots, Layout Planning, Eric Bruton Album No.5, LNWR Royal Train Saloon No.56, Air Ministry Tank Wagons Pt.1, Tarifto, and Making Tracks Pt.4.  1.95

Modellers' Back Track Vol.3 No.2: June-July 1993.  VG.  Contents: Air Ministry Tank Wagons Pt.2, Ex-GNR 8-ton express Goods Van, Beattock Station, Tunnel Vision, The Red Scots Pt.2, Layout Planning Pt.2, and Abbots Bromley.  1.95

Modellers' Back Track Vol.3 No.3: Aug-Sept 1993.  VG.  Contents: Thompson Class L1 2-6-4T, Stopping the Freight, Inspired by Mostyn, Bodmin North, The Waterman Collection, The Maryport & Carlisle Railway as a Prototype for modellers, The Eric Bruton Album No.7 & 8, and A Brace of CCTs.  1.95

Modellers' Back Track Vol.3 No.4: Oct-Nov 1993.  VG.  Tiny piece missing from the top edge of the front cover. Contents: The Definitive Duchess, Carriage Drawings made easy, Sunbeam at Birkenhead Woodside, Deeds not Words, No.1 Hamilton Street, Boscarne & Dunmere, Headcode 'C' Traffic, Scale Modelling and Mostyn Signal Cabin.  1.50

Modellers' Back Track Vol.3 No.5: Dec93-Jan 1994.  VG.  Contents: Live Steam, The Chaldron, The Definitive Duchess Pt.2, Gauge 1 Carriage Stock, Etched Frame and Gearbox Kits, An Outline of LNWR Passenger Train Working, and Headcode 'C' Traffic Pt.2.  1.95

Modellers' Back Track Vol.3 No.6: Feb-March 1994.  VG.  Contents: Letter Boxes, An Outline of LNWR Passenger Train Working Pt.2, More Tunnels, Dioramas, An Afterthought on Telephone Kiosks, LMS/LMR Brake Vans, Wagons of the Salt Union Limited, and City of Truro.  1.95

Modellers' Back Track Vol.4 No.1: April-May 1994.  VG.  Contents: Whisky on the Wagon, Tamerig Station Signal Gantry, The Urie H15 4-6-0s, NER Timber Structures in Yorkshire, Edward Exley & his Coaches, L&YR Horseboxes, and The Ibbotson Portfolio No.6.  1.95

Modellers' Back Track Vol.4 No.3: Aug-Sept 1994.  VG.  Contents: Back to Reality, Railway Topics Pt.2, Passenger Trains & Formations on the LNER, Eric Bruton Album, Southern Railway Main Line EMUs Pt.2, Enparts, Denbigh Viaduct, A Trio of Refrigerator Vans in Gauge One, Making Tracks Pt.6, and The Killin Pugs & their Territory.  1.95

Modellers' Back Track Vol.4 No.4: Oct-Nov 1994.  VG.  Contents: Tenders, Not to Go, Passenger Trains & Formations on the LNER, Caledonian Locomotive Blue, The South Western's Heavy Goods Engine S15, Midland Railway Signalbox Safari, Railway Topics No.3, Goods on the Move, LYR Simplex Engine No.1, and Early Goods Stock on the LB&SCR.  1.95

Modellers' Back Track Vol.4 No.5: Dec94-Jan 1995. VG.  Contents: Delivering the Goods, The Eric Bruton Album No.8, Nether Bradford, Leighford, Ibbotson Portfolio No.7, Letter Boxes Pt.2, Manx Miniatures, LNWR 32ft Carriages, and Making Tracks No.7.  1.95

Modellers' Back Track Vol.4 No.6: Feb-March 1995.  VG. This was the final issue.  Half-inch tear to the covers at the base of the spine. Contents: Caledonian Locomotive Blue, The Wigan Coal & Iron Company, Small Locomotive Sheds, Early Cheshire Lines Twelve Wheel Carriages, Spotlight on Dewsbury, Railway Road Vehicles, Wadebridge - End of the Line, Early Wagons of the LB&SCR, and Standard LYR Signal Boxes.  1.95

Trams

Jackson-Stevens E  Scale Model Electric Tramways and How to Model Them, D&C, 2nd Impression 1986, pp196 with drawings by Eric Thornton.  First published in 1972.  Hard Cover. Fine in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  "Every aspect of scale model electric tramways is discussed and their general layout, arrangement, construction and chief components are examined in detail."  4.95

Piltz, Howard  The Heyday of the Trolleybus [Vol.1], IA, 1996, pp80.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  An all-colour pictorial tribute.  3.95

Rivers

Groundwater, Ken  Newcastle and the River Tyne, SLP, 1998, pp128.  First published in 1990. This is the enlarged edition of enlarged edition 1998.  Pb.  Fine.  A nostalgic photographic odyssey down the river Tyne.  3.95

Industrial History

The Rural Industries of England and Wales

Fitzrandolph, Helen E and Hay, M Dorian  The Rural Industries of England and Wales, Vol. II  Osier-Growing and Basketry & Some Rural Factories, EP Publishing, 1977, pp159.  A survey made on behalf of the Agricultural Economics Research Institute Oxford in the early 1920s and first published in 1923. Hardcover.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  5.95

Jones, Anna M  The Rural Industries of England and Wales, Vol. IV Wales, EP Publishing, 1978, pp123.  The final part of a survey made on behalf of the Agricultural Economics Research Institute, Oxford in the early 1920s and first published in 1927.  Hard Cover.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive survey of rural industries in Wales in the early 1920s.  4.95

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Manners J E  Country Crafts Today, D&C, 1975, pp208.  Hard cover.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  A comprehensive guide to the arts and trades which flourished in past times, including wood & woodland crafts, wheelwrighting, coopering, the smith, thatch, milling, weaving, basket making, pottery and leather.  3.95

Miller, Ronald and Tivy, Joy (Editors.) The Glasgow Region  A General Survey, The British Association, 1958, pp325 plus pp20 illustrations,  68 figs and 38 tables.  Hard Cover.  No dust wrapper.  VG.  A comprehensive geographic and economic survey of the Glasgow region in the late 1950s.  3.95

Newell, Abm. A Hillside View of Industrial History:  A Study of Industrial Evolution in the Pennine Highlands, Augustus Kelley, New York, 1972, pp288.  Fine.  Reprints of Economic Classics SeriesA reprint of a classic study first published in 1925.  7.50

Richards, John Alun  Fragments of Mine & Mill in Wales, Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, 2002, pp128.  Well-illustrated throughout.  "Largish" format.  Card boards.  Very Good.  "Industry in Wales was not confined to the Coal and Steel of the south and of the north-east.  Throughout the country mining, quarrying and manufacturing formed islands of industry in an agrarian area.  The wealth of relics they left us are now fast vanishing.  This book is intended to be a record of some that have gone and some that are going."  4.95

Sampson, Anthony  The Arms Bazaar, Hodder & Stoughton, 1977, pp352.  Hard Cover.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Anthony Sampson describes the development of the giant arms companies, beginning with Vickers, Armstrong and Krupp, and traces the origins of the recent boom in arms sales.  3.95

Thompson, Hugh  Engineers and Engineering, Batsford, 1976, pp94.  Past-into-Present Series.  Hard Cover.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A history of engineering from the pyramids to the present day.  3.95

Turner, Louis  Invisible Empires: Multinational Companies and the Modern World, Hamish Hamilton,  1970, pp228.  An academic study of the growing global role of multinational companies.  Hard Cover.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper with internally-repaired tears in the dust wrapper.  3.95

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