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This page lists all the LMS railway books published by the Oxford Publishing Company.

Please consult the How to Order section before ordering any books.

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

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

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

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

History of LMS Locomotives

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

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

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

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

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

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Essery R J  London, Tilbury & Southend Railway and Its Locomotives, OPC, 2001, pp176.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A well-illustrated history.  14.50

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

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

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

Hudson, Bill  Through Limestone Hills: The Peak Line - Ambergate to Chinley, OPC, 1989, pp224.  Signed by the author.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Bill Hudson's superb study of the Midland Railway route to Manchester via Rowsley and Peak Forest.  16.50

Hudson, Bill  Through Limestone Hills: The Peak Line - Ambergate to Chinley, OPC, 1991, pp224.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  There is a 1.5 inch tear at the bottom of the rear dust wrapper fold.  Bill Hudson's superb study of the Midland Railway route to Manchester via Rowsley and Peak Forest.  14.50

Jenkinson D and Essery R J  An Illustrated History of LMS Coaches: 1923-57, OPC, 1984, pp218 with 238 plates and 51 line drawings of LMS coaches.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper. There are sellotape stains inside the front and rear covers from the old protective covering that was removed when the book was priced.  A comprehensive study of the coaches built by the LMS.  16.50

Jenkinson, David and Whitehouse, Patrick  Eric Treacy's LMS, OPC, 1988, pp192.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper with slight wear at the rear top corner of the dust wrapper.  David Jenkinson's informative captions, based on his encyclopaedic knowledge of the LMS, make this one of the best Treacy albums.  4.95

Jordan, Arthur  The Stratford-upon-Avon and Midland Junction Railway: The Shakespeare Route, OPC, 1982, pp136.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight wear along the top edge of the dust wrapper.  An illustrated study of the line.  20.50

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

Simpson, Bill  Oxford to Cambridge Railway Vol.1: Oxford to Bletchley, OPC, 1981, pp152.  Hb.  VG/VG- with a one-inch internally repaired tear at the dw fold.  A comprehensive illustrated history of the LNWR's cross-country line from Oxford to Cambridge.  11.50

Simpson, Bill  The Aylesbury Railway: The First Branch Line Cheddington - Aylesbury Opened 1839, OPC, 1989, pp112.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A well-illustrated history of the LNWR Aylesbury branch.  6.95

Smith, Peter  An Historical Survey of the Midland in Gloucestershire: Layouts and Illustrations, OPC, 1985, pp160.  Large Format Hb.  VG+/VG.  Dw spine sunned.  18.50

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

Talbot, Edward  An Illustrated History of LNWR Engines, OPC, 1st edition 1985, pp334.  Small inscription, the number "478."  Hb. VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  An exhaustive class-by-class study.  20.50

Talbot, Edward  The LNWR Recalled: A collection of writings and observations on the London and North Western Railway, OPC, 1987, pp191.  Large Format Hb.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  A collection of writings and observations on the London and North Western Railway, compiled by an acknowledged expert on the company.  7.50

Talbot, Edward  A Pictorial Tribute to Crewe Works in the Age of Steam, OPC, 1987, 213 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Inscription.  A high-quality large format album with many pre-grouping pictures.  5.95

Taylor, Charles  Life in a Loco Works: First-hand experiences of a Crewe engineering apprentice in wartime, OPC, 1995, pp184 with pp24 of illustrations.  Inscription.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  10.50

Twells H N and Bourne T W  A Pictorial Record of LMS Road Vehicles, OPC, 1983, 313 plates.  Large Format.  Hard Cover. Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight wear to some of the corners of the dust wrapper, slight loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  A series of extensively illustrated essays.  Section one by H. N. Twells deals with Horse-Drawn and Passenger Carrying Vehicles while Section two by T. W. Bourne deals with Road Motor Freight Vehicles.  8.50

Twells H N  LMS Miscellany Vol. 2: A Pictorial Record of the Company's Activities in the Public Eye and Behind the Scenes, OPC, 1984, 243 plates. Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  Spine of dust wrapper slightly sunned, some foxing to the front endpapers, slight rubbing to the dust wrapper folds. The second volume of Harold Twells' pictorial study of the LMS.  5.95

Twells H N  LMS Miscellany Vol. 3: A Pictorial Record of the Company's Activities in the Public Eye and Behind the Scenes, OPC, 1986, 265 plates.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  The spine of the dust wrapper is sunned.  The final volume of Harold Twells' pictorial study of the LMS.  5.95

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

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  The LMS Remembered, OPC, 1979, 271 illustrations.  Small inscription, the number "449."  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  A high-quality album.  5.95

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