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Oakwood Press Publications

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This page lists all Oakwood Press publications that are currently in stock.  It is divide into three sections: Oakwood Library of Railway History, Locomotion Papers and Other Oakwood Press Publications.

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Oakwood Library of Railway History

Anthony G H  The Tavistock Launceston and Princetown Railways, Oakwood Press, 1st edition 1971, pp102 plus pp10 of illustrations.  Oakwood Library of Railway History No.29.  Pb.  VG-.  Old price sticker on the cover, some loss of colour on the covers, top of spine a bit grubby.  A history of two Great Western branch lines.  5.95

Barrie D S and Clinker C R  The Somerset and Dorset Railway, Oakwood, 2nd edition 1959, pp76 plus pp16 of plates.  Oakwood Library No.6.  Pb.  VG.  The history of the S&D until nationalisation.  3.95

Brotchie A W  The Wemyss Private Railway, Oakwood, 1998, pp272. Oakwood Library No.100.  Hb.  VG+/VG+.  A definitive history of Fife's most extensive private railway, built by the Wemyss estate despite fierce opposition from the North British Railway. 14.50

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

Chacksfield J E  Sir William Stanier: A New Biography, Oakwood, 2001, pp168.  Oakwood Library No.114.  Signed by the author.  Pb.  VG.  7.50

Fryer C E J  The Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Railways, Oakwood Press, 1991, pp144.  Oakwood Library of Railway History No.81.  Card Covers.  VG-.  The story of the joint line to Stranraer.  Superficial wear on the covers; in particular there are some noticeable wear marks on the rear cover.  9.50

Highet, Campbell  The Wirral Railway, Oakwood, 1961, pp39 plus pp8 of illustrations.  Oakwood Library No.17.  Pb.  Fair.  About a half-inch is missing from the covers at the head of the spine.  4.95

Highet, Campbell  The Glasgow & South Western Railway, Oakwood, 1965, pp93 plus pp14 of plates. Oakwood Library of Railway History No.59.  Hb.  No dw as published.  VG.  Paper covered boards with cloth spine.  9.50

Kendall H G  The Plymouth & Dartmoor Railway and Its Fore-runners, Oakwood, 1968, pp100 plus pp16 of illustrations.  Oakwood Library No.23.  Pb.  Near VG with some vertical creasing and slight wear to the spine of the covers.  12.50

Kidner R W  The London Chatham & Dover Railway, Oakwood, 1952, pp43 plus pp12 of illustrations.  Oakwood Library of Railway History No.52.  Hb.  Paper covered boards with cloth spine; not strictly a hardback but more substantial than the more typical Oakwood paperback covers.  Fair.  The boards show some signs of bending.  7.50

Kidner R W  The Cambrian Railways, Oakwood, 1960, pp45 plus p16 of plates.  Oakwood Library No.55.  Paper covered boards with cloth spine.  VG-.  Mark from an old price sticker on the front cover.  4.95

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

Jenkins, Stanley C  The Wensleydale Branch: A New History, Oakwood, 1st edition 1993, pp192 with numerous illustrations and diagrams.  Oakwood Library No.86.  Hard Cover.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The original hardback edition.  Slight loss of colour to the spine of the dust wrapper; price clipped.  8.50

Judge, Colin  The Elan Valley Railway: The Railway of the Birmingham Corporation Waterworks, Oakwood, 1st edition 1987, pp232 with a folding map in the rear.  Oakwood Library No.71.  The original hardback edition.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  Small closed tear in the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  A detailed account of the industrial railways used during the construction of the extensive Birmingham Corporation reservoirs in Radnorshire, Mid Wales in the late 19th century.  9.50

Marshall, Peter  The Railways of Dundee, Oakwood Press, 1996, pp192.  Oakwood Library of History No.97.  Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive history of the railway system in and around Dundee.  12.50

Maycock R J and Silsbury R  The Isle of Wight Railway, Oakwood, 1999, pp240.  Oakwood Library No.109.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A comprehensive history of the Ryde to Ventnor line and of the Bembridge branch.  16.50

Maycock R J and Silsbury R  The Isle of Wight Central Railway, Oakwood, 2001, pp288.  Oakwood Library No.115.  Hb. VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive history of the largest railway on the Isle of Wight.  14.50

Maycock R J and Silsbury R  The Isle of Wight Railways: From 1923 Onwards, Oakwood, 2006, pp240.  Oakwood Library No.140.  Hb.  VG+/VG.  16.50

Patterson, Edward M  The Great Northern Railway of Ireland, Oakwood, 2nd edition 2003, pp240.  First published in 1962.  Oakwood Library No.67.  Pb.  VG.  8.50

Popplewell L  The Railways, Canal and Mines of Looe and Liskeard, Oakwood Press, 1977, pp72 plus pp16 of illustrations.  Oakwood Library of Railway History No.42.  Small price sticker on the front cover.  Pb.  VG-.  Generally VG, but there is a circular "coffee" stain on the front cover.  7.50

Potts C R  The Newton Abbot to Kingswear Railway (1844 - 1988), Oakwood Press, 1st edition 1988, pp218.  Oakwood Library of Railway History No.75.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Some creasing at the lower edge of the dust wrapper.  A comprehensive history of the line.  12.50

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

Robbins, Michael  The Isle of Wight Railways, Oakwood, 2nd revised edition 1963, pp38 plus pp16 of plates.  First published in 1953.  Oakwood Library of Railway History No. 54.  VG.  Paper covered boards with cloth spine.  3.95

Sprenger, Howard  The Wirksworth Branch, Oakwood, 1987, pp144 with numerous plans and illustrations.  Oakwood Library of History No.72.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  The spine of the dust wrapper is sunned and the bottom corners of the covers are bumped.  A comprehensive history of the Midland Railway branch to Wirksworth.  8.50

Locomotion Papers

Clarke, John M  The Brookwood Necropolis Railway, Oakwood, 2nd enlarged edition 1988, pp96. Locomotion Papers No.143.  Pb.  VG.  8.50

Fisher J N  The Huddersfield and Kirkburton Branch, Oakwood, 1997, pp80.  Locomotion Papers No.202.  Pb.  VG+.  An LNWR branch line history.  4.95

Garrett S R  The Kent and East Sussex Railway, Oakwood, 2nd enlarged edition 1987, pp104. The second enlarged and revised edition. Locomotion Papers No.56.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history.  3.95

Goode C T  The Hertford Loop Line, Oakwood, 1984, pp48 with pp16 of illustrations.  Locomotion Papers No.149.  Card Covers.  VG.  5.95

Jenkins, Stanley C  The Cork & Muskerry Light Railway, Oakwood, 1992, pp88.  Locomotion Papers No.39.  Card Covers.  Near VG.  Slight rubbing has resulted in superficial loss of colour down the spine of the covers.  A revised and expanded edition of a book originally written by A. T. Newman in 1968.  10.50

Jermy, Roger  Northern Northumberland's Minor Railways: Vol.4 Limestone Industry Lines, Oakwood, 2012, pp136.  Locomotion Papers No234D.  Pb.  VG.  This final volume of the series focuses on minor railways that served the limestone industry.  7.50

Ludlam A J  The Louth, Mablethorpe and Willoughby Loop, Oakwood, 1987, pp64.  Locomotion Papers No.162.  Inscription.  Pb.  VG with slight rubbing to the edges of the covers.  A well-illustrated history of this Great Northern line in Lincolnshire.  7.50

Maggs, Colin  The Bath to Weymouth Line including Westbury to Salisbury, Oakwood, 1st edition 1982, pp74 plus pp12 of plates.  Locomotion Papers No.138.  Card Covers.  VG.  5.95

Maggs, Colin G  The Minehead Branch and the West Somerset Railway, Oakwood, 1st edition 1998, pp128.  Locomotion Papers No.206.  Pb.  VG+.  An illustrated history.  5.95

Newham A T  The Cork Blackrock & Passage Railway, Oakwood Press, 1970, pp40 plus pp8 of illustrations.  Locomotion Papers No.49.  Card Covers.  VG- with some rubbing to the spine of the covers and an old price sticker on the front cover.  Initially a broad gauge suburban line to Passage, the Cork, Blackrock & Passage Railway was converted to narrow gauge when it was extended to Crosshaven.  7.50

Peacock, Thomas B  Great Western London Suburban Services, Oakwood Press, 1978, pp107 including pp12 of illustrations.  Locomotion Papers No.48.  Pb.  VG.  "An entirely new edition, revised and enlarged."  A comprehensive survey of all Great Western suburban services within a 25-mile radius of Charing Cross.  5.95

Potts C R  The Brixham Branch, Oakwood, 1st edition 1986, pp96.  Locomotion Papers No.161.  Pb.   VG.  A comprehensive illustrated history of the Great Western branch off the Torquay to Kingswear line from Churston to the fishing village of Brixham.  4.95

Potts C R  The Brixham Branch, Oakwood, 2nd edition 2000, pp176.  Locomotion Papers No.161.  Pb.  VG.  A comprehensive illustrated history of the Great Western branch off the Torquay to Kingswear line from Churston to the fishing village of Brixham.  This copy is the much enlarged second edition.  5.95

Price M R C  The Lambourn Valley Railway, Oakwood, 1964, pp25 plus pp8 of plates.  Locomotion Papers No.32.  Pb.  VG.  A history of the Great Western branch line from Newbury to Lambourn.  4.95

Rimmer A  The Cromford and High Peak Railway, Oakwood, 1962, pp36.  First published in 1956.  Locomotion Papers No.10.  Pb.  VG+.  An illustrated history.  3.95

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

Wilkinson, Reg  The Wantage Tramway, Oakwood, 1976, pp40.  Locomotion Papers No.92.  Pb. VG.  5.95

Other Oakwood Press Publications

Arnold R M  Steam over Belfast Lough, Oakwood Press, 1969, pp90.  Card Covers.  Fair.  Browning to the spine of the covers and some staining on the rear cover.  A look at the railways to Bangor and Larne and especially the work of the locomotives.  3.95

Boyd J I C  The Festiniog Railway Vol.2 1890-1962: A History of the Narrow Gauge Railway connecting the Slate Quarries of Blaenau Festiniog with Portmadoc, North Wales, Oakwood, 2nd revised edition 1962, p201-p449, 52 photographs, and 28 drawings, maps & plans.  Drawings by J. M. Lloyd and R. E. Tustin.  Inscription.  Hb.  No dust wrapper. VG.  The covers have been neatly protected with a clear adhesive covering.  5.95

Boyd J I C  Narrow Gauge Railways in South Caernarvonshire, Oakwood, 1st edition 1972, pp381 plus pp48 of illustrations.  The British Narrow Gauge Railway - No 4.  Hb.  Near VG/Poor.  The dust wear is badly torn and has been extensively repaired internally.  A meticulously researched account.  8.50

Boyd J I C  Narrow Gauge Railways in South Caernarvonshire Vol.1, Oakwood, 2nd edition enlarged and revised, 1988, pp310 plus pp64 of illustrations.  The British Narrow Gauge Railway - No 4.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Includes The Embankment Tramway, Gorseddau Tramway, Festiniog & Blaenau Railway, Merionethshire Railway, Croesor Tramway, Bettws-Y-Coed & Festiniog Railway, North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways, and Portmadoc Beddgelert & South Snowdon Railway.  16.50

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

Fairweather, Colin and Stroud, Alan  The Isle of Wight Revisited: A Collection of Photographs Produced from the Glass Plate Negatives, Oakwood, 2005, pp128.  Series X81.  Large landscape format Hb.  Fine/VG.  A collection of 100-year old photographs of the Isle of Wight carefully reprinted with modern technology from the authors' collection of glass plate negatives.  Note that this is not a railway book!  8.50

Harris, Michael  Great Northern Railway and East Coast Joint Stock Carriages from 1905, Oakwood, 1995, pp160 with numerous diagrams & illustrations.  Series X56.  Inscription.  Pb.  VG.  10.50

Hudson, David  The Lynton and Barnstaple Railway: An Anthology, Oakwood, 1995, pp80. Drawings by Eric Leslie.  Series X55.  Pb.  VG.  Some superficial vertical creasing to the front cover.  A wide-ranging collection of articles on the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway.  3.95

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

Kidner R W  Mineral Railways, Oakwood, 2nd edition 1946, pp20 including numerous photos & maps.  First published in 1938.  Light Railway Handbooks No.7.  Pb.  VG-.  Covers a bit grubby.  2.95

Sharman M  The Broad Gauge of the Great Western Railway, The Bristol and Exeter Railway and the North and South Devon Railways: A Selection of 7mm Locomotive Drawings, Oakwood Press, 1985, pp129.  Portfolio Series Vol.1.  Card Covers.  VG.  Eighty four drawings of broad gauge engines.  14.50

Sharman M  The Great Eastern Railway Part One: A selection of 7mm locomotive drawings, Oakwood, 1987.  Portfolio Series Vol.3.  Pb.  VG.  A total of seventy three drawings from The Locomotive Magazine are reproduced on double size fold-out pages.  8.50

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