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This page brings together all the books published by Atlantic Publications.
Atlantic Paperback Series
Branch Line Memories Series
Branch Line Memories
P B LMS, Atlantic, 1983, pp48.
Branch Line Memories Vol.2. Pb.
VG+. A photographic tribute
to the branch lines of the LMS. £2.50
Wright, Ian L LNER, Atlantic, 1986, pp48. Branch Line Memories Vol.4. Pb. VG. A photographic tribute to the branch lines of the LNER. £2.95
Colour of British Rail Series
Hugh West Coast Main Line, Atlantic, 1989, pp48.
Colour of British Rail Vol.2. Pb. VG+.
The West Coast Route before the recent modernisation.
Morrison, Gavin East
Coast Main Line, Atlantic, 1992, pp48.
The Colour of British Rail Vol.3. Pb. Very Good.
Covering thirty years of change between London and Edinburgh: 1960-1990.
up to 1970,
Colour of Steam Series
Townend P N The LNER Pacifics, Atlantic, 1985, pp36. Colour of Steam Vol.4. Pb. Fine. £0.95
BR to Beeching
Whitehouse, Patrick and Jenkinson, David From BR to Beeching Vol.1: The Routes of the Stars, Castles and Kings, Atlantic, 1990, pp60. Pb. Generally VG, with some superficial creasing to the covers. A pictorial tribute. £1.95
Trains in Trouble Series
Hoole, Ken Trains in Trouble Vol. 3: Railway Accidents in Pictures, Atlantic, 1982, pp48. Pb. VG. Spine faded; faint crease to cover. £1.95
Earnshaw, Alan Trains in Trouble Vol.5: Railway Accidents in Pictures, Atlantic, 1989, pp48. Pb. VG. £2.95
Earnshaw, Alan Trains in Trouble Vol.6: Railway Accidents in Pictures, Atlantic, 1990, pp48. Pb. Generally VG, but with some superficial creasing on the surface of the covers. £2.95
Alan Trains in Trouble Vol. 7:
Railway Accidents in Pictures,
Other Atlantic Paperbacks Booklets
Edgington, John and Gilks, John Spencer Trains from York, Atlantic, 2002, pp96. Pb. VG. An album depicting the many services radiating from York through the years, mainly in black & white with some colour. £4.95
of a steam
Trevena, Nigel Steam
Exposure: Photography on Britain's Preserved Railways, Atlantic, 1979, 142
photographs. Signed by the author.
Large landscape format Pb. Very
Good. High quality photographs from
the early years of the preserved lines. £1.95
Nigel Steam for Scrap Vol.1,
Atlantic, 1985, pp48. Pb.
VG-. Superficial creasing to
the covers; Steam for Scrap Vol.2, Atlantic, 1985, pp48.
Pb. VG; Steam for Scrap
Vol.3, Atlantic, 1987, pp48. Pb.
VG. In the decade 1958-68,
over 16,000 British steam locomotives were taken out of service and cut up.
These booklets tell the story of how it was done.
All three booklets: £5.95
Christian Fire & Steam: How
the Railways Transformed Britain, Atlantic Books, 2008, pp364 plus 3 maps
& 43 illustrations. Pb.
VG. Some vertical creasing
to the spine. "Wolmar's aim - modestly presented, splendidly achieved - is
to trace in an overarching narrative the development of the railways from the
first days of steam to the arrival of the high-speed link into St Pancras."
Wolmar, Christian Blood, Iron & Gold: How the Railways Transformed the World, Atlantic, 2010, pp373. Pb. Near VG with some vertical creasing to the spine of the covers. Examines the huge impact of railways as they spread rapidly across the world, stimulating both economic growth & social change on an unprecedented scale. £3.95
Other Atlantic Publications
Bartholomew, Ed and Blakemore, Michael Railways in Focus: Photographs from the National Railway Museum, Atlantic, 1998, pp208. Large Format Hb. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper. Superficial wear to the dw near the base of the spine and at the bottom front corner. A lavishly produced book with sections on: Railways and Photography, At the Lineside, Stations & Structures, Handling the Traffic, and The Daily Round. Note that although this is a very heavy book, our standard postage rates still apply; you will NOT be asked for any additional postage. £7.50
in a VG
D C A and
in a VG+
Rocket to Eurostar: The National Railway Museum in Camera,
Atlantic, 1996, 209 plates. Large Format Hb. VG+/VG.
A photographic record of the National Railway Museum's wide range of
Essery, Terry Steam Locomotives Compared, Atlantic, 1996, pp160. Hb. VG+/VG. Brief inscription. 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." £12.50
in a VG
Hb. VG in
a VG dust
in a VG
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. £20.50
in a VG
is a tiny
Scott-Morgan, John The Light Railway Era 1896-1996, Atlantic, 1997, pp190. Hb. Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper. Combines two of the author's books, The Colonel Stephen's Railways and British Independent Light Railways in a single volume. £5.95
Sharman, Bill Main Line
Steam: 25 Glorious Years of Preservation, Atlantic, 1997, pp144 with
numerous colour and b/w illustrations.
Large Format Hb. VG+/VG+.
"The story of how thousands of enthusiasts refused to let the steam
train die, lovingly restoring locomotives some of which were bought out of
service from British Rail, others rescued in scrapyard condition after
languishing for years as rusting hulks, and returning over a hundred of them to
the main line national network." £5.95
Thomas, Cliff The Narrow Gauge in Britain and Ireland, Atlantic, 2002, pp192. Large Format Hb. Fine/VG. Provides comprehensive coverage of the present-day narrow gauge scene in Britain and Ireland. £7.50
Williams, Geoffrey Stars of Steam: Classic Locomotives and their Engineers, Atlantic, 2000, pp144. Large Format Hb. VG in a VG dust wrapper. Examines the contributions of eighteen engineering giants from the steam age: Daniel Gooch, G. J. Churchward, Charles Collett, S. W. Johnson, David Jones, John McIntosh, F. W. Webb, William Stanier, James Holden, T. W. Worsdell & Wilson Worsdell, Patrick Stirling, H. N. Gresley, William Stroudley, Dugald Drummond, R. E. L. Maunsell, O. V. S. Bulleid, and R. A. Riddles. £5.95
Wolmar, Christian Fire & Steam: A New History of the Railways in Britain, Atlantic Books, 2007, pp364 plus 3 maps and 43 illustrations. Signed by the author. Hb. VG in a VG dust wrapper. A much-needed readable and up-to-date history of Britain's railways. £4.95
Christian Engines of War: How
Wars Were Won & Lost on the Railways, Atlantic Books, 2010, pp310 with 9
maps & 48 illustrations. Hb.
Fine/VG. Engines of War
spans more than a century and takes in all the engagements in which railways
played a part, including the Crimean War, the American Civil War, the Boer War,
both World Wars, the Korean War and the Cold War.