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Great Western Railway

Chancellor, Paul  Western Change: Summer Saturdays in the West 1957-1995, RCTS, 1995, pp169.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history of the changing traffic patterns on the former Great Western lines to the West Country.  Extensive use is made of detailed traffic surveys.  5.95

Leitch, Russell  The Railways of Keynsham: featuring Fry's Chocolate passenger & freight operations, RCTS, 1997, pp156.  Card Covers.  VG.  Slight loss of colour at the head of the spine, some superficial creasing on the surface of the covers.  A detailed history of the railway at Keynsham, on the line between Bristol and Bath.  7.50

Locomotives of the Great Western Railway Series

(The) Locomotives of the Great Western Railway Part 1: Preliminary Survey, RCTS, 1951, pp62 plus pp26 of illustrations.  Coloured frontis.  Pb.  Very Good.  Although the publication date is given as 1951, this is clearly a later reprint.  4.95

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LMS

Cook A F  LMS Locomotive Design and Construction: Loco Engineers, Their Designs & Modifications, RCTS, 1990, pp176.  Locomotives of the LMS Series.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  Loss of colour down the spine and along the top edge of the covers.  Deals with the LMS Standard Locomotives and with non-standard locomotives built after Grouping.  12.50

Cook A F  Raising Steam on the LMS: The Evolution of LMS Locomotive Boilers, RCTS, 1999, pp235 with 136 illustrations.  Locomotives of the LMS Series.  Small inscription, the number "849.". Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Examines the crucial role played by developments in boiler design in the modernisation of the LMS locomotive fleet.  8.50

Cormack J R H and Stevenson J L  Highland Railway Locomotives Book 1: Early Days to the Lochs, RCTS, 1988, pp160.  RCTS Locomotives of the LMS Series.  Small inscription, the number "492."  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Slight loss of colour down the spine.  The first volume of a definitive two-volume history.  8.50

Cormack J R H and Stevenson J L  Highland Railway Locomotives Book 2: The Drummond, Smith & Cummings Classes, RCTS, 1990, pp174.  RCTS Locomotives of the LMS Series.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Slight rubbing to the corners at the base of the spine.  The second volume of a definitive two-volume history.  8.50

Goodman, John  LMS Locomotive Names: The Named Locomotives of the London Midland & Scottish Railway and its Constituent Companies, RCTS, 1994, pp215 with 122 illustrations.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  Spine sunned, top corners of the covers slightly bumped.  A detailed account of the names and nameplates carried on LMS locomotives and those of its Constituent Companies.  6.95

Jack, Harry  Locomotives of the LNWR Southern Division: London & Birmingham Railway, London & North Western Railway and Wolverton Locomotive Works, RCTS, 2001, pp302.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  A comprehensive illustrated survey.  12.50

Tee D F  The Midland Compounds, RCTS, 1962, pp24 plus pp10 of illustrations.  Colour frontis.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated study.  4.95

Townsin, Ray  The Jubilee 4-6-0s, RCTS, 2006, pp267 with 197 illustrations.  Locomotives of the LMS Series.  Small inscription, the number "1020."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  A definitive study of the Jubilees.  16.50

Young, John and Tyreman, David  The Hughes and Stanier 2-6-0s, RCTS, 2009, pp208 with 147 illustrations.  Locomotives of the LMS Series.  Small inscription, the number "1077."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  A definitive study.  16.50

LNER

Appleby K C  Shildon - Newport in Retrospect: The Fore-runner on Main Line Electrification, RCTS, 1990, pp90.  Pb.  VG.  5.95

Great Northern Locomotive History

Groves N  Great Northern Locomotive History Vol.2 1867-95 The Stirling Era, RCTS, 1987, pp315 with 237 illustrations.  Glazed Boards.  VG with a tiny wear mark on the top edge of the covers and some loss of colour down the spine.  The second volume of a comprehensive history of every locomotive class built for the Great Northern Railway.  10.50

Groves N  Great Northern Locomotive History Vol.3a 1896-1911 The Ivatt Era,  RCTS, 1990, pp235 with 198 illustrations.  Glazed Boards.  Fair with rubbing to the glazed boards at the corners.  6.95

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Henshaw, Alfred  The Great Northern Railway in the East Midlands [Part 1]: The Rise and Fall of Colwick Yards - Nottingham London Road - Gedling Basford, RCTS, 1999, pp120.  Small inscription, the number "833."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good+.  The first volume of Henshaw's definitive pictorial record of the Great Northern in the East Midlands.  18.50

Locomotives of the LNER Series

Locomotives of the LNER: Part 1 Preliminary Survey, RCTS, 1963, pp120 plus 171 illustrations, and folding map in the rear.  Pb.  Fair+.  Loss of colour down the spine of the covers.  5.95

Locomotives of the LNER: Part 2B Tender Engines - Classes B1 to B19, RCTS, 1975, pp167 plus 260 figs.  Inscription.  Pb.  VG.  The 4-6-0 classes.  7.50

Locomotives of the LNER: Part 6B Tender Engines - Classes O1 to P2, RCTS, 1983, pp196 plus 150 illustrations.  Pb.  VG.  2-8-0 & 2-8-2 classes, along with the WD 2-8-0 and 2-10-0 austerities.  14.50

Locomotives of the LNER: Part 6C Tender Engines - Classes Q1 to Y10, RCTS, 1984, pp166 plus 150 illustrations.  Pb.  VG with slight vertical creasing down the dust wrapper spine.  0-8-0s, 2-6-2s, 4-6-4s, 4-2-2s & 0-4-0s.  12.50

Locomotives of the LNER: Part 7 Tank Engines - Classes A5 to H2, RCTS, 1964, pp118 plus 208 illustrations.  Card Covers.  VG-.  Inscription.  Loss of colour down the spine of the covers, slight wear at the top of the spine.  4-6-2Ts, 4-4-2Ts, 4-4-0Ts, 2-4-0Ts, 2-4-2Ts, 0-4-4Ts and 4-4-4Ts.  7.50

Locomotives of the LNER: Part 9A Tank Engines - Classes L1 to N19, RCTS, 1977, pp170 plus 181 figures.  Card Covers.  VG- with slight vertical creasing to the spine and slight wear to the edges of the covers. 2-6-4s, 0-6-4, and 0-6-2s.  7.50

Locomotives of the LNER: Part 10A Departmental Stock, Locomotive Sheds, Boiler and Tender Numbering, RCTS, 1st edition 1988, pp140 plus 149 illustrations.  Inscription.  Pb.  VG+ with slight vertical creasing down the spine of the covers.  7.50

Locomotives of the LNER: Part 10B Railcars and Electric Stock, RCTS, 1990, pp150 plus 230 illustrations.  Pb.  VG.  16.50

Locomotives of the LNER: Part 11 Supplementary Information, RCTS, 1994, pp98 plus 85 figs.  Pb.  VG+.  Supplements the information in ALL the previous volumes.  10.50

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Prentice, K Risdon and Proud, Peter  The Locomotives of the LNER, RCTS, 1941, pp136 plus pp24 of illustrations.  "With 73 illustrations and complete lists of names, numbers and classes."  Pb.  Fair.  Covers a little grubby with some wear at the head of the spine.  A mine of detailed information on LNER locomotives.  7.50

Proud, Peter  The Great Eastern "Claud Hamilton" Class, RCTS, 1959, pp20 plus pp16 of illustrations.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history of the Great Eastern locomotives that became the LNER D14, D15 and D16 classes.  4.95

Southern Railway

Bradley D L  Locomotives of the LB&SCR Part.1 and Part.2, RCTS, 1969, pp179 plus 143 illustrations (Part.1) and 1972, pp123 plus 70 illustrations (Part.2).  Hb.  VG+.  A unique hardback copy, with both volumes professionally bound together in attractive dark green covers with gold lettering on the spine.  24.50

Bradley D L  Locomotives of the LB&SCR Part.3, RCTS, 1974, pp156 plus 112 illustrations.  Pb.  Near VG.  Some loss of colour down the side of the front cover near the spine.  12.50

Bradley D L  The Locomotive History of the London, Chatham & Dover Railway, RCTS, 1979, pp127 plus 93 figs.  The revised edition of 1979; first published in 1960.  Hb.  VG+.  A unique hardback copy, professionally bound in attractive dark green covers with gold lettering on the spine.  16.50

Bradley D L  The Locomotive History of the South Eastern and Chatham Railway, RCTS, 1980, pp144 plus 107 figs.  The revised 1980 edition, first published in 1961.  Hb.  VG+.  A unique hardback copy, professionally bound in attractive dark green covers with gold lettering on the spine.  16.50

Bradley D L and Milton, David  The Locomotive History of the South Eastern and Chatham Railway, RCTS, 1980, pp144 plus 107 figs.  The revised 1980 edition, first published in 1961.  Small inscription, the number 427.  Card Covers.  VG.  9.50

British Railways

History of British Railways Standard Steam Locomotives

A Detailed History of British Railways Standard Steam Locomotives Vol.2: The 4-6-0 and 2-6-0 Classes, RCTS, 2003, pp280 including pp8 of colour.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  A definitive study.  16.50

Walford, John and Harrison, Paul  A Detailed History of British Railways Standard Steam Locomotives Vol.4: The 9F 2-10-0 Class, RCTS, 2008, pp22 plus 317 including pp8 of colour.  Small inscription, the number "1056."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  A definitive study.  24.50

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Industrial Railways

Webb, Brian and Gordon, David A  Lord Carlisle's Railways,  RCTS, 1978, pp120 plus 92 illustrations.  Pb.  VG.   A carefully researched history of Lord Carlisle's railways, also known as the Brampton Railway or as The Brampton and Hartleyburn Railway.  10.50

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