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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

Borley H V and Kidner R W  The West London Railway and the W.L.E.R, Oakwood, pp32 plus pp6 of illustrations.  No date.  Oakwood Library of Railway History No.22.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  There is some superficial rubbing down the left hand side of the front cover.  A history of two major joint lines, the West London (GW & LNWR Joint) and West London Extension Railways (GW, LNWR, LBSC & LSWR Joint), which provided important link lines between the owning companies.  4.95

Boyd, James I C  The Wrexham Mold & Connah's Quay Railway including The Buckley Railway, Oakwood, 1991, pp352 plus pp64 of illustrations.  Oakwood Library No.83.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Some slight wear to the edges of the covers.  18.50

Brotchie A W  The Wemyss Private Railway, Oakwood, 1998, pp272.  Oakwood Library No.100.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A definitive history of Fife's most extensive private railway, built by the Wemyss estate despite fierce opposition from the North British Railway.  12.50

Catchpole L T  The Lynton and Barnstaple Railway 1895-1935, Oakwood, 6th edition 1983, pp45 plus pp12 of illustrations.  Oakwood Library No.51.  Pb.  VG.  Slight browning to the edges of the covers.  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

Dunn J M  The Stratford-upon-Avon & Midland Junction Railway, Oakwood, 1st edition 1952, pp30 plus pp8 of illustrations.  Oakwood Library of Railway History No.10.  Price sticker on the front cover.  Card Covers.  Near VG.  There is a three-inch crease and a tiny nick at the bottom corner of the rear cover.  5.95

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

Jenkins, Stanley C  The Wensleydale Branch: A New History, Oakwood, 1st edition 1993, pp192 with numerous illustrations and diagrams.  Oakwood Library No.86.  The original hardback edition.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Some loss of colour to the spine of the dust wrapper.  10.50

Jenkins, Stanley C  The Alston Branch, Oakwood, 1st edition 2001, pp120.  Oakwood Library No.80.  Card Covers.  Fair.  Generally VG, but there are some brown stains on the front cover, possibly coffee stains.  4.95

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 Cambrian Railways, Oakwood, 1st Edition 1954, pp45 plus p16 of plates.  Oakwood Library No.55.  Paper covered boards with a cloth spine.  Fair+.  Foxing to the front endpaper, some wear at the bottom front corner of the cover.  3.95

Kidner R W  The Cambrian Railways, Oakwood, 2nd edition 1992, pp208.  Oakwood Library No.55.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  First published in 1954.  This is the much expanded hardback edition of 1992.  10.50

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

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

Price M R C  The Whitland & Cardigan Railway, Oakwood, 1st edition 1976, pp72 plus pp8 of illustrations.  Oakwood Library No.39.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  There is a mark on the front cover where an old price sticker has been removed.  An history of a Great Western branch line in west Wales.  5.95

Price M R C  The Whitland & Cardigan Railway, Oakwood, 2nd edition 1991, pp128.  Oakwood Library No.39.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An history of a Great Western branch line in west Wales.  An additional chapter was added to the second edition.  Slight rubbing to the covers.  6.95

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

Wren, Wilfred J  The Tanat Valley Light Railway, Oakwood, 1979, pp80 including pp8 of illustrations.  Oakwood Library of Railway History no.48.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  There is an old price sticker on the front cover.  A history of the Cambrian Railways' branch along the Tanat Valley.  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 S C  The Rothbury Branch, Oakwood, 1991, pp96.  Locomotion Papers No.180.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Slight wear to the edges of the covers.  An illustrated history of a North British branch in Northumberland.  10.50

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

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

Paye, Peter  The Snape Branch, Oakwood, 2005, pp120.  Locomotion Papers No.229.  Card Covers. Very Good.  An illustrated history of the short Great Eastern branch line to Snape.  8.50

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

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.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An illustrated history.  2.95

Western, Robert  The Eden Valley Railway, Oakwood, 1997, pp112.  Locomotion Papers No.201.  Card Covers.  Very Good with slight rubbing to the covers.  An illustrated history of the North Eastern Railway's Eden Valley line in Cumbria.  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, James I C  The Festiniog Railway 1800-1974 Vol.1: History and Route 1800-1953, Oakwood, 2002, pp297 plus 75 illustrations.  Drawings by J. M. Lloyd.  The British Narrow Gauge Railway No.1. This enlarged version of James Boyd's history of the Festiniog Railway was first published in 1975. Hard Cover.  Fine in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A history of the narrow gauge railway linking the slate quarries of Blaenau Ffestiniog with Portmadoc, North Wales: together with outline histories of quarry undertakings connected to the railway.  18.50

Boyd, James I C  The Festiniog Railway 1800-1974 Vol.2: Locomotives, Rolling Stock and Quarry Feeders, Oakwood, 2002, p301-p626 plus 98 illustrations.  Drawings by J. M. Lloyd.  The British Narrow Gauge Railway No.1.  This enlarged version of James Boyd's history of the Festiniog Railway was first published in 1975.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A history of the narrow gauge railway linking the slate quarries of Blaenau Ffestiniog with Portmadoc, North Wales: together with outline histories of quarry undertakings connected to the railway.  18.50

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

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 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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