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Diesel & Electric Traction

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This page lists all the books on Diesel and Electric Traction published by the Oxford Publishing Company.

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Allen, David  Diesels in the North East, OPC, 1984, 206 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  Wear to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  A pictorial survey.  5.95

Anthony C R and Rogers B  Rail Freight Today, OPC, 1989, pp120.  Well-illustrated throughout.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  Sectorised freight operations in the North East during the late 1980s.  4.95

Kennedy, Rex  Diesels and Electrics on Shed Vol.3 - Western Region, OPC, 1981, 213 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG/VG with a one-inch closed tear to the bottom front edge of the dust wrapper, and the colour faded on the spine.  12.50

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

Marsden, Colin  35 Years of Main Line Diesel Traction, OPC, 1982, 330 plates.  Small inscription, the number "13."  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive survey of all classes, including the experimental prototypes.  8.50

Marsden, Colin  Diesels on the Regions: Southern Region, OPC, 1984, 198 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  Fine/VG.  The dust wrapper has been internally repaired at the head of the spine.  6.95

Marsden, Colin  Class 58, OPC, 1988, pp128.  Life & Times Series.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive illustrated history of the class 58.  5.95

Marsden, Colin J and Morrison, B  Britain's Railways by Night, OPC, 1989, pp128.  Large Format Hb.  VG+/VG- with slight wear to the corners of the dust wrapper.  Prepared to illustrate the varied and abundant night time operations on British railways.  4.95

Marsden, Colin and Fenn, Graham  British Rail Main Line Diesel Locomotives, OPC, 1st edition 1992, pp240.  A complete set of "00" scale (4mm/ft) drawings has been prepared for each class (and subclass) by Graham Fenn.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Brings together a complete set of drawings, technical data, descriptions and illustrations of all main line diesel and gas turbine locomotives ever to have operated in Britain.  16.50

Marsden, Colin and Fenn, Graham  British Rail Main Line Diesel Locomotives, OPC, 2nd revised edition 2000.  The revised edition includes classes 66 and 67.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A tiny nick at the head of the dust wrapper spine has been internally repaired.  Brings together a complete set of drawings, technical data, descriptions and illustrations of all main line diesel and gas turbine locomotives ever to have operated in Britain. A complete set of "00" scale (4mm/ft) drawings has been prepared for each class (and subclass) by Graham Fenn.  20.50

Diesels Nationwide

Montague, Keith  Diesels Nationwide (Vol.1), OPC, 1977, 242 plates.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  There is an internally-repaired tear in the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  A high-quality album recording the early diesel era.  5.95

Judge, Colin  Diesels Nationwide Vol.2, OPC, 1979, 242 plates.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper with an internally repaired nick in the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  A high-quality series recording the rapidly changing early diesel and electric era.  5.95

Judge, Colin  Diesels Nationwide Vol.4, OPC, 1983, 234 plates.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper spine is slightly sunned, and there is slight wear to the dust wrapper at the base of the spine.  The final volume in a high-quality series recording the rapidly changing BR diesel and electric era.  6.95

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Montague, Keith  The Power of the Peaks, OPC, 1st edition 1978, 207 plates.  Power Series.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a Fair+ dust wrapper with some wear to the corners of the dust wrapper.  5.95

Morrison, Gavin  Diesels on the Regions: London Midland Region, OPC, 1984, 237 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  Colours faded on the dust wrapper spine.  6.95

Nixon L A  Trans-Pennine Rail Routes, OPC, 1988, pp160.  Large Format Hb. VG+/VG+.  Ten routes are considered, for each route a brief introduction is followed by a collection of pictures taken mainly by the author.  7.50

Rhodes, Michael  Freight Trains of British Rail, OPC, 1982, 146 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  Fine/VG+.  Freight operations in the early 80s.  7.50

Shannon Paul and Hillmer, John  Diesels in the North West, OPC, 1985, 208 plates.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A pictorial survey.  6.95

Siviter, Roger  Diesels and Semaphores, OPC, 1985, 179 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Each illustration contains a diesel with either a semaphore signal or a traditional signal box.  5.95

Vaughan, John  Double-Headed Diesels Nationwide, OPC, 1980, 242 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Pictorial album.  4.95

Walton, Peter  Diesels Over the Settle to Carlisle Route, OPC, 1982.  With over two hundred high-quality plates.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Minor wear along the top edge of the dust wrapper.  4.95

Whiteley J S  Diesels on the Regions: Eastern Region, OPC, 1984, 198 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG+/VG with a half-inch internally repaired tear at the top of the front dust wrapper fold, and slight loss of colour down the spine.  A pictorial album.  6.95

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