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Bairstow, Martin  The Great Northern Railway in West Yorkshire, Wyvern Publications, 1982, pp64. Small inscription, the number "298."  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A series of well-illustrated articles with the following sections: Leeds Central - Doncaster, The Methley Joint, Leeds Central - Bradford Exchange, Bradford Exchange - Wakefield Westgate, The Shipley Branch, Bradford Exchange - Queensbury - Halifax, Queensbury - Keighley, The Halifax High Level Railway.  6.95

Bairstow, Martin  The Manchester & Leeds Railway: The Calder Valley Line, Wyvern Publications, 1st edition 1983, pp72.  Small inscription, the number "312."  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An illustrated history of the main line of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway from Manchester to Yorkshire along with its branches.  4.95

Bairstow, Martin  The Leeds Huddersfield & Manchester Railway: The Standedge Line, author, 1st edition 1984, pp72.  Small inscription, the number "322."  Pb.  VG.  A well-illustrated history.  6.95

Bairstow, Martin  The Huddersfield & Sheffield Junction Railway: The Penistone Line, author, 1st edition 1985, pp72.  Small inscription, the number "83."  Pb.  VG.  Slight loss of colour down the spine.  A well-illustrated history.  5.95

Bairstow, Martin  Railways through Airedale & Wharfedale, author, 1st edition 1985, pp72.  Small inscription, the number "325."  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A well-illustrated series of essays with the following sections: Travelling under the Axe, A Journey through Airedale, And through Warfedale, Construction & Development, and Train Services.  5.95

Bairstow, Martin  The Sheffield Ashton Under Lyne & Manchester Railway: The Woodhead Line, author, 1986, pp72.  Small inscription, the number "597."  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A series of well-illustrated essays with the following sections: A Journey from Manchester to Sheffield; Gorton Works; The Sheffield, Ashton under Lyne and Manchester Railway; The M.S. & L. and Great Central Periods; The Worsborough Incline; Decline and Closure.  8.50

Bairstow, Martin and Beeken, David  Railways around Harrogate Vol.2, Martin Bairstow, 1988, pp72. Small inscription, the number "330."  Old price sticker on the rear cover.  Card Covers.  Very Good+.  Well-illustrated articles on the lines that radiated from Harrogate.  6.95

Bairstow, Martin  The Great Northern Railway in the West Riding, author, 1999, pp96.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history.  7.50

Bairstow, Martin  Railways in Ireland Part 3: Dublin & South Eastern, Midland Great Western, Fishguard & Rosslare, and Dublin United Tramways, author, pp128.  No date.  Pb.  VG+.  A well-illustrated survey.  10.50

Bairstow, Martin  Railways in Ireland Part 4: Great Southern & Western, author, 2011, pp128.  Pb.  VG.  A well-illustrated survey of the largest railway company in Ireland.  10.50

Baker, Allan and Morrison, Gavin  Deltics at Work, BCA/IA, 1987, pp144.  Published by Book Club Associates by arrangement with Ian Allan.  Large format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  An illustrated history of the Deltics in the At Work Series.  9.50

Baker, Michael  The Changing Western Scene 1948-1984, IA, 1984, pp112.  Hb.  VG+/VG+.  The rapidly changing railway scene during the first 35 years of British Rail.  3.95

Baker, Michael  London to Brighton: 150 years of Britain's premier holiday line, PSL, 1989, pp232 with 8pp of coloured plates.  Hb.  Fine in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A well-illustrated history of the Brighton line.  5.95

Baker, Michael  The Southern Electric Story: A personal celebration of the world's largest main line electric railway, SLP, 2001, pp128.  Foreword by Chris Green.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A well-illustrated history of the Southern Electric system.  5.95

Baker, Michael H C  London Transport in the 1930s, IA, 2007, pp96.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  A well-illustrated history of a decade in which trams, buses, trolleybuses and the Underground all played their part in London transport.  4.95

Baker, Michael H C  British Railways Past and Present No.3: The North West, Past & Present Publishing, 2009, pp128.  Pb.  VG.  Over 245 photographs from over 60 locations including London Termini, Clapham Junction, Wimbledon, Croydon and Coulsdon.  4.95

Baker S K  Rail Atlas Great Britain & Ireland, OPC, 4th edition 1984, pp115.  Glazed Boards.  VG with slight lost of colour down the spine of the covers.  The standard map of Britain's railways for many years, with successive editions charting the many changes to the network through the years.  3.95

Baker S K  Rail Atlas Great Britain & Ireland, OPC, 5th edition 1989, pp119.  Glazed boards with dust wrapper.  VG/VG with slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  The standard map of Britain's railways for many years, with successive editions charting the changes to the network through the years.  4.95

Baker S K  Rail Atlas Great Britain & Ireland, OPC, 6th edition 1990, pp123.  Hb.  Fine/Fine.  The definitive rail map for most of the British Rail era.  4.95

Baker S K  Rail Atlas Great Britain & Ireland, OPC, 8th edition 1996, pp123.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  The standard map of Britain's railways, with new fully- detailed Irish maps.  4.95

Baker S K  Rail Atlas Great Britain & Ireland, OPC, 9th edition 2001, pp123.  Glazed Boards. VG+.  The standard map of Britain's railway system.  4.95

Baker S K  Rail Atlas Great Britain & Ireland, OPC, 10th edition 2004, pp123.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  he standard map of Britain's railways for many years, with successive editions charting the many changes to the network through the years.  4.95

Baker S K  Rail Atlas Great Britain & Ireland, OPC, 11th edition 2007, pp123.  30th Anniversary Edition.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  The standard atlas of Britain's railways for many years, with successive editions charting the changes to the network through the years.  4.95

Balkwill, Richard and Marshall, John  The Guinness Book of Railway Facts and Feats, Guinness Superlatives, 6th edition 1993, pp240 plus pp14 of colour illustrations.  Hb. VG+/VG.  Internally repaired tear at the bottom of the rear dw fold.  A comprehensive reference work detailing the records, achievements, facts and history of the world's railway systems, as well as the people who created them.  The 6th edition was significantly updated by Richard Balkwill.  3.50

Ball, Felicity and Bryan, Tim  Swindon and the GWR, Tempus, 2003, pp128.  Pb.  Very Good.  A selection of photographs from the collection at the Museum of the Great Western Railway in Swindon.  3.95  

Ball M G  British Railway Atlas, IA, 1995, pp78.  Small format Pb.  Very Good.  A complete atlas of British and Irish railways in a handy pocket-sized format.  2.95

Ball M G  European Railway Atlas: British Isles, IA, 2nd revised edition 1996, pp68.  Large Format Pb.  VG+.  A complete atlas of British and Irish railways.  2.95

Ball M G  British Railway Atlas, IA, 3rd edition 2004, pp78.  Ian Allan ABC.  Small format Pb.  VG+.  A complete atlas of British and Irish railways - including preserved lines - in a handy pocket-sized format.  3.95

Ballantyne, Hugh  Eastern Steam in Colour, Jane's, 1984, pp96.  Landscape format. Glazed Boards.  VG.  An all-colour pictorial tribute to LNER steam in BR days.  5.95

Ballantyne, Hugh  London Midland Steam in Colour, Jane's, 1984, pp96.  Inscription.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  Spine slightly sunned.  An all-colour pictorial tribute to LMS steam in BR days.  5.95

Ballantyne, Hugh  Great Western Revival, Jane's, 1985, pp64.  Glazed Boards. VG.  A landscape format all-colour album of GWR preserved steam in the 1970s and early 80s.  2.95

Ballantyne, Hugh  London Midland Steam Revival, Jane's, 1987, pp64.  Steam Portfolio No.3.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  An all-colour album featuring preserved LMS steam.  3.95

Ballantyne, Hugh  Scottish Steam in Colour, Janes, 1987, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "231."  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  An all-colour landscape-format album.  4.95

Ballantyne, Hugh  West Coast Main Line: The Colour of British Rail Vol.2, Atlantic, 1989, pp48.  Pb.  VG+.  The West Coast Route before the recent modernisation.  2.95

Ballantyne, Hugh  Southern Steam in Colour, IA, 1990, pp96.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  An all-colour landscape-format album.  5.95

Ballantyne, Hugh  Western Steam in Colour, IA, 1990, pp96.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  An all-colour landscape-format album.  3.95

Ballantyne, Hugh  Western Steam in Colour 2, IA, 1990, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "400."  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  The top corners of the covers are slightly bumped.  An all-colour landscape-format album.  4.95

Ballantyne, Hugh  The Fifty 50s in Colour, Platform 5, 1992, pp48.  Pb.  VG.  An all-colour pictorial tribute.  4.95

Balmforth, John  GNER: The Route of the Flying Scotsman, IA, 2008, pp96 with colour illustrations throughout.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  The story of GNER's tenure of the East Coast Franchise.  6.95

Banks, Chris  British Railways Locomotives 1948, Guild/OPC, 1990, pp215.  Published by Guild Publishing by arrangement with OPC.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Details of every locomotive acquired by British Railways at nationalisation, giving number, name and allocation.  4.95

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

Barker, Martin A  An Illustrated History of Hull & Barnsley Railway Locomotives Vol.1 The Locomotive Classes, Challenger, 1st edition 1996, pp184.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  The projected second volume, the appendix, was never published.  8.50

Barker T C and Robbins Michael  A History of London Transport: Passenger Travel and the Development of the Metropolis Vol.1: The Nineteenth Century, Allen & Unwin, 1st edition 1963, pp412.  Inscription.  Hb.  No dw.  Very Good.  Foxing to the page edges.  A comprehensive study of all forms of public transport in London.  8.50

Barlow, Bernard  Didcot Engineman, Wild Swan, 1994, pp264.  Large format Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  Two-inch internally repaired tear in the dust wrapper fold.  Barlow started as a lad porter at Oxford and was based at Didcot in the 1940s and 1950s.  Details the problems of the war years and the daily routine at Didcot.  Well-illustrated throughout.  16.50

Barman, Christian  Early British Railways, King Penguin, 1950, pp56.  Hb.  VG-/VG-.  Wear to the bottom edges of the covers. The sixteen coloured reproductions of old prints and drawings are of particular interest.  2.95

Barman, Christian  The Great Western Railway's Last Look Forward, D&C, 1972, pp113.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A reprint of Next Station, first published by the Great Western Railway in 1947 and outlining the railway's plans for the post-war era.  6.95

Barnes E G  The Rise of the Midland Railway 1844-1874, Allen & Unwin, 1st Edition 1966, pp317 plus pp16 of plates.  Hb.  VG in a Fair+ dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the bottom edge of the covers, and wear to the top edge of the dust wrapper with several small tears.

    The Midland Main Line 1875-1922, Allen & Unwin, 1st edition 1969, pp280 plus pp16 of illustrations.  Hb. VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head and base of the spine; red spine faded.  Barnes' two-volume history of the Midland Railway - generally harder to find than most of the company histories of the period.  Both volumes together for 16.50

Barnett A L  The Light Railway King of the North, Railway & Canal Historical Society, 1992, pp112 with 70 illustrations and 14 maps.  Pb. VG.  A biography of Sebastian Meyer, an entrepreneur involved in the creation and operation of a network of minor and secondary lines in the North East of England from the 1880s onward.  His lines included the Dearne Valley, Isle of Axholme, North Lindsey and North Sunderland.  6.95

Barnsley, Mike  Midland & South Western Junction Railway Vol.2 Locomotives, Wild Swan, 1991, pp154.  Small inscription, the number "407."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  A thorough and detailed account of the locomotive history of the Midland & South Western Junction Railway, with numerous illustrations and 7mm to the foot drawings.  14.50

Barrie, D S M  A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain Vol. 12: South Wales, Thomas & Lochar, 2nd edition 1980, pp322 with 60 plates, 11 maps, and a folding map in the rear.  Revised by Peter E. Baughan.  First published by David & Charles in 1980.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  24.50

Bartholomew, David  Midland & South Western Junction Railway Vol.1, Wild Swan, 1982, pp238.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  An outline history plus a detailed survey of the line.  Vol.2 deals with locomotives, while Vol.3 covers carriages & wagons.  18.50

Bartholomew, Ed and Blakemore, Michael  Railways in Focus: Photographs from the National Railway Museum, Atlantic, 1998, pp208.  Large Format.  Hard Cover. Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Superficial wear to the dust wrapper near the base of the spine and at the bottom front corner.  A lavishly produced book with sections on: Railways and Photography, At the Lineside, Stations & Structures, Handling the Traffic, and The Daily Round.  5.95

Basnett, Stan and Freke, David  The Isle of Man by Tram, Train and Foot, Leading Edge, 1992, pp128.  First published in 1990.  Card Covers.  VG.  A useful introduction to the Isle of Man, its trams and its railways.  The detailed descriptions of walks, complete with maps, will be of particular interest to walkers.  1.95

Bassett, John  Cross City Connections, Brewin Books, 1990, pp106 with numerous illustrations. Inscription.  Large Format Hb. Fine/Fine.  Steam and diesel operations of the Northern section of the Cross City Link (Birmingham - Sutton Coldfield - Lichfield) and the Sutton Park routes 1940-1990.  7.50

Bastin, Colin Henry  The Princetown Railways: The Story of the Railways to Princetown on Dartmoor, author, 1989, pp36.  Card Covers.  VG.  A privately published history of the Plymouth & Dartmoor Tramway and the later standard gauge GWR Princetown Branch.  4.95

Bathurst, David  The Selsey Tram, Phillimore, 1992, pp134.  Hb.  VG+/VG.  Some loss of colour to the dust wrapper spine.  A detailed account of the history of the Selsey Tramway.  12.50

Batty, Stephen R  Rail Centres: Sheffield, IA, 1st edition 1984, pp144.  The original Ian Allan edition.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A well-illustrated history of railways in the Sheffield area.  6.95

Batty, Stephen  The Last Years of the 'Peaks', IA, 1985, pp80.  Pb.  VG- with slight wear to the covers at the head & base of the spine.  A brief class history (pp2-16), followed by a pictorial tribute.  2.95

Batty, Stephen R  British Rail at Work: West Yorkshire, IA, 1987, pp128.  At Work Series.  Large Format Hb.  VG/VG.  An illustrated overview of British Rail operations in West Yorkshire in the late 1980s.  5.95

Batty, Stephen R  Rail Centres: Doncaster, IA, 1st edition 1991, pp144.  The original Ian Allan edition.  Hb.  VG in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A well-illustrated history of railways in the Doncaster area.  6.95

Batty, Stephen R  Rail Centres: Doncaster, Booklaw, 2007, pp144.  Rail Centres No.16.  First published by Ian Allan in 1991.  Glazed boards with dust wrapper.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A well-illustrated history of the Doncaster area.  5.95

Batty, Stephen R  Railways of Sheffield, IA, 1994, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "277", inside the front cover.  Card Covers.  VG.  An illustrated history from the earliest days until the present.  3.95

Battye, Rock and Peascod, Michael (editors)  Furness Railway 150: A History of the Furness Railway, Celebrating One Hundred and Fifty Years of Railways in Furness, Cumbrian Railway Association, 1996, pp64.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  7.50

Baughan, Peter E  North of Leeds: The Leeds-Settle-Carlisle Line and its Branches, Roundhouse, 1st edition 1966, pp500, 58 illustrations, and 4 maps.  Inscription.  Hb.  VG in a Fair+ dust wrapper.  Wear to the dust wrapper at the head & base of the spine.  The superior Roundhouse edition of the definitive history of the Settle and Carlisle railway.  18.50

Baughan, Peter E  The Midland Railway North of Leeds: The Leeds-Settle-Carlisle Line and its Branches, BCA/D&C, 2nd edition, 1987, pp500 plus pp14 of illustrations.  Published by Book Club Associates by arrangement with David and Charles.  First published by Roundhouse in 1966.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  The definitive history of the Settle and Carlisle line.  14.50

Baughan, Peter E  The Railways of Wharfedale, D&C, 1969, pp272.  Colour frontis.  David & Charles Standard Railway History Series.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG- dust wrapper.  Wear to the dust wrapper edges.   10.50

Baughan, Peter E  The Chester & Holyhead Vol.1: The Main Line up to 1880, D&C, 1972, pp324 with colour frontis.  Railway History Series.  Hb.  VG+/VG+.  Volume 2 was never published.  14.50

Baughan, Peter E  A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain Vol. 11: North and Mid Wales, David St John Thomas, 2nd edition 1991, pp276 with 60 plates, and a folding map in the rear.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  The eleventh volume of a definitive series.  10.50

Bayman, Bob  Underground Official Handbook,  Capital Transport, 3rd edition 1994, pp80.  Card Covers.  Fine.  Illustrated in colour throughout.  1.95

Baynes, Ken and Kate  The Railway Cartoon Book, D&C, 1976, pp96.  Inscription.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  A carefully selected collection of railway cartoons, from Victorian times to the modern era.  3.95

Beaumont, Jonathan and Carse, Barry  Rails through the West: An Illustrated Journey on the Western Rail Corridor, Colourpoint Books, 2012, pp144.  "Largish" format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A fascinating pictorial journey through the west of Ireland, mainly in colour.  8.50

Beavor E S  Steam Was My Calling, IA, 1974, pp184.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Beavor joined the LNER as a premium apprentice at Doncaster works in 1936 and subsequently worked in the motive power department, rising to the post of shedmaster in the 50s.  4.95

Beck, Keith M  The West Midland Lines of the GWR, IA, 1983, pp112.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  An illustrated history of the Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton (The Old Worse and Worse) and associated lines.  6.95

Beck, Keith  The Greatness of the Great Western, IA, 1984, pp144.  Hb.  VG/VG.  Well-illustrated throughout.  Slight wear along the top edge of the dw.  'An attempt to record some of those features of the GWR which helped to set it apart during its life'.  4.95

Beck, Keith and Harris, Nigel  GWR Reflections: A collection of photographs from the BBC Hulton Picture Library, SLP, 1987, pp144.  Inscription under the dust wrapper flap.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Some loss of colour on the dust wrapper.  With a wide diversity of subject matter and extensive captions.  5.95

Beckett C G  Steam around North Norfolk, Becknell Books, 1981, pp32.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Small inscription, the number "307", inside the front cover.  A pictorial tribute featuring both the "The Joint" and Great Eastern lines in North Norfolk.  3.95

Beckett, Derrick  Brunel's Britain, D&C, 3rd impression 1982, pp222.  Hb.  Fine in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  A systematic appraisal of Brunel's work, with emphasis on what can be seen today.  4.95

Beckett, Martin  The Barry Story, Kingfisher, 1982, pp40.  Pb.  VG.  Describes how the Barry Railway developed Barry docks to export coal.  The final chapter (pp34-40) deals with the remarkable role played by Woodham's scrap yard at Barry in preserving large numbers of steam engines.  3.95

Bedale, Len  Station Master: My Lifetime's Railway Service in Yorkshire, Turntable, 1976, pp80 plus pp24 of illustrations.  As told to C. T. Goode.  Pb.  VG with some slight creasing to the covers.  Len rose to be station master at Kirk Smeaton and later at Sandal & Walton.  4.95

Beddoes, Keith; Wheeler, Colin; and Wheeler, Stephen  Metro-Cammell: 150 Years of Craftsmanship, Runpast, 1999, pp112.  Large Format Hb.  VG/VG.  Small internally repaired tear to the rear bottom edge of the dw.  A history of the company, well illustrated throughout with photographs of the company's products.  8.50

Behrend, George  Gone With Regret: Recollections of the Great Western Railway 1922-1947, Lambarde Press, 1st edition 1964, pp193 with 83 illustrations.  Hb.  VG/VG- with foxing to the page edges and slight wear to the dw edges.  "An evocation of that remarkability, that distinctive something which made the GWR just what it was in the years following the grouping."  6.95

Bell, Dave and Flanders, Steve  The Londonderry & Lough Swilly Railway: A Visitor's Guide to the old railway and all the bits that can still be seen, County Donegal Railway Restoration Society, pp96. No date.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  Slight wear to the covers at the head & base of the spine.  4.95

Bell, R  History of British Railways during the War 1939-1945, Railway Gazette, 1946, pp291.  Foreword by Sir William Wood, President of the LMS.  No dw.  Hb.  Fair.  Loss of colour on the spine, browning to the pages, old security tag inside rear cover.  Robert Bell wrote this history of the railway war effort at the invitation of the four mainline companies and the LPTB.  22.50

Bell W J  The Modern Book of Railways, A&C Black, 1935, pp142.  Hb.  No dust wrapper.  Fair+ with some foxing.  Examines British, Colonial, Continental and American developments with an emphasis on locomotive development.  3.95

Bellwood, John and Jenkinson, David  Gresley and Stanier: A Centenary Tribute, National Railway Museum, 1st Edition 1976, pp100.  Bookplate from previous owner.  Large Format Pb.  Very Good.  A comparative study of the work of Sir Nigel Gresley and Sir William Stanier, arguably the two greatest British steam locomotive engineers of the 20th century.  2.95

Bellwood, John and Jenkinson, David  Gresley and Stanier: A Centenary Tribute, National Railway Museum, 2nd edition 1986, pp118.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  A comparative study of the work of Sir Nigel Gresley and Sir William Stanier, arguably the two greatest British steam locomotive engineers of the 20th century.  3.95

Bendall, Ian R  Industrial Locomotives of Nottinghamshire, IRS (Industrial Railway Society), 3rd revised edition 1999, pp432 including pp48 of illustrations.  Series Editor: R. K. Hateley.  Glazed Boards.   Near VG.  Slight rubbing to the covers near the base of the spine and at the rear bottom corner.  Lists all known industrial locomotives and operating sites in Nottinghamshire, and also non-loco worked railways.  15.50

Bennett, Alan  The Great Western Railway in West Cornwall, Kingfisher, 1988, pp80.  Large Format Pb.  VG+.  A well-illustrated history.  4.95

Bennett, Alan  The Great Western Railway in Mid Cornwall, Kingfisher, 1988, pp96.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  A well-illustrated historical survey.  4.95

Bennett, Alan  The Great Western Railway in East Cornwall, Kingfisher, 1990, pp80.  Large Format Pb. VG.  A well-illustrated historical survey.  4.95

Bennett, Alan  Great Western Railway Holiday Lines in Devon and West Somerset, Runpast, 1993, pp80.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  Some sunning down the spine of the covers.  A well-illustrated history.  5.95

Bennett, Alan  Southern Holiday Lines in Hampshire and Isle of Wight, Runpast, 1994, pp80.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history.  4.95

Bennett, Alan  Great Western Lines and Landscape: Business and Pleasure, Heritage and History, Runpast, 2002, pp96.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  A study of the Great Western as a business enterprise, extensively illustrated throughout.  6.95

Bentley J M The Railways around Buxton, Foxline, 1987, 97 illustrations.  Scenes from the Past: 2. Small inscription, the number "484."  Large Format.  Soft Cover.  Very Good.  L&NWR and Midland lines around Buxton.  5.95

Bentley J M  Railways of the High Peak Buxton - Engines & Men, Foxline, 1995, pp64, some colour.  Scenes from the Past:24.  Small inscription, the number "530."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  6.95

Betjeman, John  London's Historic Railway Stations, Capital Transport, 2nd enlarged edition 2002, pp112.  Black & white photographs by John Gay.  Additional text for the colour section by Alan A. Jackson, colour photography by Colin Garratt and James Whiting.  First published in 1972.  This is the revised Capital Transport edition with a new colour section.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  A fitting tribute to the twelve London termini.  8.50

Biddle, Gordon  Victorian Stations: Railway Stations in England and Wales 1830-1923, D&C, 1973, pp256 with 48 illustrations.  Drawings by Peter Fells.  Inscription.  Hb. VG/VG.  A survey of the development of the British railway station up to 1923.  8.50

Biddle, Gordon and Spence, Jeoffry  The British Railway Station, D&C, 1977, pp96.  Railway History in Pictures Series.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  5.95

Biddle, Gordon and Nock O S  The Railway Heritage of Britain: 150 Years of Railway Architecture and Engineering, Michael Joseph, 1983, pp270.  Inscription.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Superficial wear to the dust wrapper edges.  A comprehensive illustrated guide to the outstanding landmarks and little-known treasures along our railway lines.  5.95

Biddle, Gordon  Great Railway Stations of Britain: Their Architecture Growth and Development, D&C, 1986, pp240.  Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Surveys the growth and development of the British railway station over a century and a half.  6.95

Biddle, Gordon  Britain's Historic Railway Buildings: An Oxford Gazetteer of Structures and Sites, OUP, 2003, pp759 with 900 photographs.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A complete survey and a vast pictorial archive.  20.50

Binding, John  Brunel's Cornish Viaducts, Pendragon/Atlantic, 1993, pp146 and numerous photographs and drawings.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  The construction and history of Brunel's famous timber railway viaducts.  14.50

Binding, John  Brunel's Royal Albert Bridge: A study of the Design and Construction of his 'Gateway to Cornwall' at Saltash, Twelveheads Press, 1997, pp152 with numerous illustrations and drawings.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A major study of one of Brunel's finest works.  14.50

Binns, Donald  The Scenic Settle & Carlisle Railway: Hellifield - Ribblehead - Ais Gill - Carlisle. Wyvern, 1982, pp64.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An illustrated history of the line.  4.95

Binns, Donald  Steam in Airedale: Leeds - Shipley - Bradford, Shipley - Keighley Skipton, Wyvern, 1984, pp64.  Card Covers.  VG.  Loss of colour down the spine.  Small inscription, the number "391."  An illustrated history of the Leeds and Bradford Railway and its extension from Shipley to Skipton.  4.95

Binns, Donald  LMS Jubilee 4-6-0, Wyvern, 1987, pp64.  Locomotive Classics-1.  Pb.  VG.  Small inscription, the number "481", inside the covers; slight wear to the covers at the head & base of the spine.  An interesting selection of photographs combined with useful information on building and withdrawal dates, names, tender types and general livery details.  4.95

Binns, Donald  Royal Scots and Patriots: LMS Locomotives at Work-1, Wyvern, 1988, pp40.  Small inscription, the number "494."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An illustrated class history.  4.95

Binns, Donald  Midland and LMS Compounds: Class 4P 4-4-0 No's 1000-1199, 900-939, Trackside Publications, 1996, pp68.  Locomotive Classics Vol 1.  Small inscription, the number "758."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Slight loss of colour down the spine of the covers. Illustrates the many different liveries and detail fittings applied to the LMS Compounds from 1924 until the last withdrawal in 1961.  The first chapter illustrates the different forms of the Midland Railway Compounds throughout their existence, but in less detail.  7.50

Bishop, Bill  Off the Rails: Derailments and accidents as I saw them,  BCA/Kingfisher, 1985, pp96.  The superior Kingfisher edition.  Hb.  VG/VG.  Describes Bill Bishop's experiences with the Eastleigh breakdown train. The many illustrations of breakdown cranes are of particular interest.  5.95

Bixley G, Blackburn A, Chorley R., King M and Newton J  An Illustrated History of Southern Wagons Vol.1: LSWR and S&DJR, OPC, 1st edition 1984, pp106.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The bottom corners of the covers are slightly bumped; slight loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  A comprehensive illustrated study.  16.50

Blackburn A and Mackett J  The Railways and Tramways of Ryde, Town & Country Press, 1971, pp163.  Pb.  Near VG with some superficial wear to the covers.  An illustrated history.  4.95

Blackburn, Alan and Mackett, John  Freshwater, Yarmouth and Newport Railway, Forge Books, 2nd revised edition 1988, pp78 with 37 photographs & diagrams, and a folding map in the rear.  Includes a section on tickets by D. G. Geldard.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history.  8.50

Blake, Francis and Nicholson, Peter  The Barry Locomotive Phenomenon, OPC, 1987, pp192 with numerous black & white and colour illustrations.  Foreword by Robert Adley.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a near VG dust wrapper.  Spine of the dw slightly faded with some wear along the bottom edge.  The full story of the steam engines rescued from Dai Woodham's legendary scrapyard in South Wales.  8.50

Blake W A  London Midland Steam in Action [1], Bradford Barton, 1974, pp96.  Hb. Fine/VG+. Inscription now covered by blank label, spine of dust wrapper slightly sunned.  A Bradford Barton reprint with matt printing.  3.95

Blake W A  London Midland Steam in Action 2, Bradford Barton, 1975, pp96.  Hb.  Fine/VG+.  A Pictorial album.  A Bradford Barton reprint with matt printing.  3.95

Blake W A  London Midland Steam in Action 4, BB, pp96.  No date.  Hb.  Fine/VG.  A Bradford Barton reprint.  3.95

Blakemore, Michael and Mosley, David  Great British Locomotives: The National Railway Museum in Action, IA, 1st edition 1997, pp80.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  An all-colour landscape-format album.  2.95

Blakemore, Michael (editor)  Back Track Special Issue No.2 The London & North Eastern Railway, Atlantic, 2001, pp98.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  Illustrated articles dealing with various aspects of the LNER.  4.95

Blakemore, Michael  LNER in Transition, Pendragon Publication, 2004, pp89.  Railways in Retrospect No.1.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  A well-illustrated account of the former LNER lines in the years immediately following nationalisation.  4.95

Blanchard E L  Bradshaw's Illustrated Hand Book to London and its Environs 1862, Conway, 2012, pp301.  First published in 1861.  Hb.  No dust wrapper as published.  VG.  Slight rubbing to the corners of the covers.  "This richly detailed guide from the famous series of Bradshaw's handbooks presents a fascinating overview of Victorian London."  5.95

Bloom, Alan  Locomotives of the London Midland and Scottish Railway, Jarrold, 1979, pp32, 66 illustrations (56 colour) & a map.  Jarrold Railway Series 3.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  0.95

Bloom, Alan  Locomotives of the London and North Eastern Railway, Jarrold, 1980, pp32, 64 illustrations (50 colour) & a map.  Pb.  VG+.  Jarrold Railway Series 4.  0.95

Bloom, Alan  Locomotives of British Railways, Jarrold, 1980, pp32, 59 illustrations (53 in colour) and a map.  Jarrold Railway Series 5.  Pb.  VG+.  1.95

Body G  Rail Facts and Information, Avon Anglia, 1978, pp28.  Pb. VG.  Contents include: Locomotives, Depots, Terminals, Tunnels, Gradients, High Speed Lines, Signalling, Rolling Stock, Addresses and Other Subjects.  2.95

Body, Geoffrey  Railways of the Western Region, PSL, 1983, pp280.  PSL Field Guide.  Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive survey and gazetteer of the infrastructure of the Western Region covering 483 locations.  2.95

Body, Geoffrey  Railways of the Eastern Region Vol.1: Southern Operating Area, PSL/BCA, 1986, pp216.  PSL Field Guide.  Published by Book Club Associates by arrangement with Patrick Stephens.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  The first part of a comprehensive survey of the railway infrastructure of the Eastern Region - since so much of the network has changed over the last thirty years, possibly of more interest now than when it was first published.  5.95

Body, Geoffrey  Cameron's Guide to the Esk Valley Railway: Middlesbrough - Whitby One of England's Loveliest Lines, Avon-Anglia, 1986, pp32.  Compiled by Geoffrey Body with assistance from Cameron's Brewery and of British Rail (Eastern Region).  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated booklet.  0.95

Body, Geoffrey  Railways of the Southern Region, PSL, 2nd enlarged edition 1989, pp296.  PSL Field Guide.  Hb.   Fine/VG.  A comprehensive survey of the railway infrastructure of the Southern Region.  4.95

Body, Geoffrey  The Railway Era: Life and Lines in the Great Age of Railways, SLP, 1991, pp157 with 100 illustrations.  Hb.  Fine / Fine.  "A vivid portrait of the Great Age of Railways, its history and operation, its achievements and its atmosphere."  3.95

Body, Geoffrey  Great Railway Battles: Dramatic conflicts of the early railway years, SLP, 1994, pp176.  Hb.  VG/VG.  "Describes the background, events and outcome of twenty of the most colourful of the early railway conflicts."  5.95

Body, Geoffrey  The East Coast Main Line Kings Cross to Newcastle: the route of the 'Silver Jubilee', SLP, 1995, pp192.  Britain's Rail Routes Past and Present.  Principal photographer Brian Morrison.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  A past and present photographic tribute to the East Coast main line, published to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the introduction of the Silver Jubilee, Britain's first streamlined express train service, form King's Cross to Newcastle.  8.50

Body, Geoffrey  The East Coast Main Line: Kings Cross to Newcastle, SLP, 1995, pp80.  British Railways Past and Present Travelling Companion No.1.  Based on Mile by Mile on the LNER by S. N. Pike.  Pb.  VG.  Contains facsimile 1947 'Mile by Mile' maps from Pike showing details of the complete route in LNER days, plus notes on five decades of changes and past & present photographs at selected locations.  4.95

BR Steam Motive Power Depots

Bolger, Paul  BR Steam Motive Power Depots: ER, IA, 1993, pp112.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Track diagrams and illustrations of all ER depots, with complete loco allocations in 1950, 1959 and 1965.  6.95

Bolger, Paul  BR Steam Motive Power Depots: NER, IA, 1st edition 1984, pp112.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  The orange background colour down the spine has faded.  Photos and track diagram of all North Eastern Region depots with complete loco allocations for 1950, 1959 and 1965.  6.95

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Bonavia, Michael  The Four Great Railways, D&C, 1980, pp223 with pp16 of illustrations.  Hb.  VG/VG.  Perhaps the best single-volume history of the period between the grouping in 1923 and nationalisation.  5.95

History of the LNER

Bonavia, Michael  A History of the LNER 1. The First Years, 1923-33, Allen & Unwin, 1st edition 1982, pp90.  Steam Past Series.  Hb. VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Some loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  An illustrated history of the first ten years of the LNER.  3.95

Bonavia, Michael  A History of the LNER 2. The Age of the Streamliners, 1934-39, Allen & Unwin, 1st edition 1982, pp107.  Steam Past Series.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  Some loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper. The second volume in a three-volume illustrated history.  3.95

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Bonavia, Michael R  The History of the Southern Railway, Unwin Hyman, 1987, pp195 plus 70 plates.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper. The story of how, under Sir Herbert Walker, the Southern was transformed between the two wars.  6.95

Boocock, Colin  BR Steam in Colour 1948-1968, IA, 1986, pp112.  Inscription.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  A wide-ranging collection of photographs from the Colour-Rail collection.  4.95

Boocock, Colin  British Railways in Colour 1948-1968: A Period of Transition, IA, 1988, pp112.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  Describes the transition from steam to diesel traction with chapters on Traction Transition, A Journey by Steam, The Pilot Diesels, Electrification Progress, Diesel Multiple Units, Diesels for All, Western Revolution, Eastern Evolution, Highland Clearances, Southern Swansong, Modernising the Midland, and Trauma or Triumph.  4.95

Boocock, Colin and Morrison, Brian  British Railways Steam and Traction in Colour, PRC, 1991, pp254.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  VG+ in a VG- dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper has been internally repaired at the head and base of the spine.  Combines two best-selling Ian Allan titles, BR Steam in Colour and BR Traction in Colour in a single volume.  5.95

Boocock, Colin  East Coast Electrification, IA, 1991, pp48.  Modern Railways Special.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  The story of the East Coast main line electrification from Kings Cross to Edinburgh.  2.95

Boocock, Colin  Railway Liveries: BR Traction 1948-1995, IA, 2000, pp120.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Mark from an old price sticker on the dust wrapper, tiny nick at the base of the dust wrapper spine.  Traces all official traction livery styles from the earliest regional colours until privatisation. Illustrated throughout in colour.  Note that steam traction liveries are not included.  9.50

Boocock, Colin  Railway Liveries: Privatisation 1995-2000, IA, 2001, pp128 with 150 colour illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG+/VG+.  A comprehensive portrait of the liveries adopted by each of the newly privatised operating companies.  8.50

Boocock, Colin  Locomotive Compendium: Southern, IA, 2010, pp128.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  A comprehensive guide to all the locomotives in Southern Railway stock at nationalisation.  9.50

Booth, Adrian J  Industrial Steam, Bradford Barton, 1976, pp96. Black hardback cover.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  Standard gauge industrial steam throughout Britain.  5.95

Booth A J  A Railway History of Denaby & Cadeby Collieries, Industrial Railway Society, 1990, pp130.  Inscription.  Pb.  VG.  A well-researched history of the two "sister" pits at Denby in Yorkshire.  10.50

Booth A J  Ex-BR Diesels in Industry, Industrial Railway Society, 6th edition 2007, pp80 plus 32 colour illustrations.  Pb.  VG+.  Full details of those British Rail diesel locomotives below 1000hp sold for industrial service and preservation - past and present at home and abroad.  3.95

Boumphrey, Ian & Merseyside Railway History Group  Railway Stations of Wirral, Ian & Marilyn Boumphrey, pp64.  No date.  A Yesterday's Wirral Special.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  A pictorial study.  5.95

Bowtell, Harold  Over Shap to Carlisle: The Lancaster and Carlisle Railway in the 20th Century, IA, 1983, pp144.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  Dust wrapper spine sunned.  A definitive study of the railway infrastructure over Shap in steam days - well illustrated throughout.  8.50

Bowtell, Harold D  Lesser Railways of Bowland Forest and Craven Country, and the Dam Builders in the Age of Steam, Plateway, 1988, pp72 plus 75 illustrations.  Remains of an old price sticker on the front cover.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper. The third title in the Dam Builders in the Age of Steam chronology.  18.50

Bowtell, Harold D  Rails Through Lakeland Vol.1: The Line Described, SLP, 1999, pp128.  First published in 1989 as a single volume.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history of the Workington - Cockermouth - Keswick - Penrith Railway 1847-1972.  5.95

Bowtell, Harold D  Rails Through Lakeland Vol.2: Traffic and Operation, SLP, 2001, pp160.  First published in 1989 as a single volume.  Pb.  VG.  Slight creasing on the front cover.  An illustrated history of the Workington-Cockermouth-Keswick-Penrith Railway 1847-1972.  5.95

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 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

Boyd-Hope, Gary and Sargent, Andrew  Railways and Rural Life: S. W. A. Newton and the Great Central Railway, English Heritage and Leicester County Council, 2007, pp216.  Large Landscape Format Hb.  Fine/Fine.  When the Great Central built its London extension, the construction work was comprehensively recorded by S. W. A. Newton, a highly competent professional photographer. This work presents an extensive selection of these photographs.  8.50

Boyles, Grahame; Searle, Matthew and Steggles, Donald  Ottley's Bibliography of British Railway History: Second Supplement, National Railway Museum, 1998, pp647.  Preface by George Ottley.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  "Books, parts of books, pamphlets and academic theses on the history and description of public rail transport in the British Isles published up to the end of 1995, with corrigenda and addenda to the entries in the previous volumes."  The third volume of Ottley's monumental bibliography covering the years 1981 to 1995.  9.50

Boynton, John  Shakespeare's Railways: The Lines around Stratford-Upon-Avon Then and Now, Mid England Books, 1998, pp96.  Large Format Pb.  Very Good+.  Featuring the North Warwickshire Line Birmingham - Henley - Stratford.  An illustrated history.   8.50

Boynton, John  Main Line to Metro: Train and Tram on the Great Western Route Birmingham Snow Hill Wolverhampton, Mid England Books, 2001, pp110.  Large Format Pb.  Very Good.  An illustrated history.  6.95

Bracegirdle, Cyril  Collecting Railway Antiques, PSL, 1988, pp144.  Pb.  VG- with superficial wear to the edges of the covers.  An illustrated guide to collecting railwayana.  2.95

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 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

An Illustrated History of LSWR Locomotives

Bradley D L  An Illustrated History of LSWR Locomotives: The Adams Classes, Wild Swan, 1985, pp186.  Small inscription, the number "421."  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  The first volume in a definitive four-volume series.  38.50

Bradley D L  An Illustrated History of LSWR Locomotives: The Drummond Classes, Wild Swan, 1986, pp234.  Small inscription, the number "422."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Fine in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  The second volume in a definitive four-volume series.  36.50

Bradley D L  An Illustrated History of LSWR Locomotives: The Urie Classes including those modified and built by R. E. L. Maunsell, Wild Swan, 1987, pp156.  Small inscription, the number "425."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  The third volume in a definitive series.  36.50

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Bradley R P  The Standard Steam Locomotives of British Railways, D&C, 1984, pp112.  Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive study, with the same format as the Locomotive Studies Series.  5.95

Bradley, Roger  LNER 4-6-0s, D&C, 1988, pp96.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  The story of LNER's 4-6-0s covering 17 types, most of them pre-grouping designs.  The LNER itself produced two 4-6-0 designs, the Gresley 3-cylinder Sandringhams and the Thompson B1s.  5.95

Braithwaite, Jack  S. W. Johnson Midland Railway Locomotive Artist, Wyvern Publications, 1st edition 1985, pp112.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Slight fading to the spine.  A largely pictorial tribute to Johnson's engines.  6.95

Bray, Maurice I  Railway Tickets: Timetables & Handbills, Moorland, 1st edition 1986, pp219 with many illustrations of rare tickets in both colour and black & white.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Traces the history of the ticket and timetable from the stage coach era to the present time.  5.95

Breckon, Don  The Railway Paintings of Don Breckon, Greenwich Editions, 1995, pp80.  First published by David & Charles in 1982.  "Largish" landscape format.  Glazed boards with dw.  Fine/VG.  Slight wear to the dw at the top & bottom of the spine.  The smaller format Greenwich edition, featuring the author's oil paintings.  5.95

Breckon, Don  Don Breckon's Great Western Railway, Greenwich Editions, 1995, pp80.  Tiny nick to the top edge of the dust wrapper.  Landscape format.  Glazed boards with dw.  Fine/Very Good.  Featuring twenty-four of the author's Great Western oil paintings.  5.95

Breckon, Don  Don Breckon's Great Western Railway, D&C, 2003, pp80.  First published in 1992.  Landscape Format Pb.  VG.  A selection of Don Breckon's Great Western oil paintings reproduced in colour.  4.95

Breckon, Don  Don Breckon's Country Connections, D&C, 1993, pp96.  Very large landscape format (14.5" by 11.5").  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  The 3rd impression of the original large format edition, featuring 20 full-page colour reproductions of Breckon's paintings.  14.50  

Briggs, Asa  The Power of Steam: An illustrated history of the world's steam age, Michael Joseph, 1982, pp208 with 200 illustrations.  "Largish" format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  "The story of steam power from its beginnings in the ancient world to the steam preservation movement of today."  3.95

Brindle, Steven  Paddington Station: Its History & Architecture, English Heritage, 1st edition 2004, pp286.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  An illustrated history of the Great Western terminus in London.  24.50

Britton, Andrew  Once Upon a Line Vol.3, OPC, 1990, pp136.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Well-illustrated throughout.  The third volume of Andrew Britton's reminiscences of the Isle of Wight Railways - a further selection of anecdotes from the footplate staff, guards and permanent way men, including the operation of the last steam-hauled train prior to electrification.  10.50

Brodribb, John  The Eastern before Beeching, IA, 1994, pp128.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A nostalgic look at the traditional pre-Beeching steam railway on the former LNER lines in England.  6.95

Brodribb, John  Railways of Norwich, IA, 1994, pp96.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history.  4.95

Brodribb, John  The Main Lines of East Anglia, OPC, 2009, pp256 with more than 400 illustrations.  Small inscription, the number "1069."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A substantial study of the main lines of the Great Eastern Railway in East Anglia which linked London with the principal towns of Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire.  14.50

Brooks J A  Railway Ghosts, Jarrold, 1987, pp144.  Pb.  Very Good.  Sixteen stories of the supernatural from the golden age of steam in Britain.  1.95

Brooks J A  Supernatural Steam, Jarrold, 1992, pp128.  Pb.  VG.  Twelve strange stories with a flavour of the supernatural.  2.95

Brooksbank B W L  Triumph and Beyond: The ECML 1939-1959 Part 1, Challenger, 1997, pp184.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  A detailed study of the East Coast Main Line.  7.50

Brooksbank B W L  London Main Line War Damage, Capital Transport, 2007, pp144.  Large Format Hb.  VG+/VG+.  A comprehensive record of all incidents in the London Civil Defence Region that were reported to the Railway Executive Committee, together with numerous illustrations.  8.50

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

Broughton, John and Harris, Nigel  British Railways Past and Present No.1 Cumbria,  SLP, 1991, pp80.  Pb.  VG.  Featuring over 60 locations including Carlisle, Keswick, Windermere, Ulverston, Barrow-in-Furness, Workington.  3.95

Brown, Bill Rhind and Cameron, Dugald  Drawn to Scottish Steam, Strathwood, 2005, pp160.  Inscription under the flap of the front dust wrapper.  Large landscape format Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  "A selection of photographs of the steam railway, mainly around Glasgow and Edinburgh, with an appreciation of railway enthusiasm and some of the personalities of yesteryear by Campbell Cornwall."  9.50

Brown, David  Southern Electric Scene, Southern Electric Group, 1983, pp36.  Pb. VG.  Portrays the wide variety of rolling stock used on the Southern Region in 1982/83.  4.95

Brown F A S  Nigel Gresley: Locomotive Engineer, IA, 1962, pp215 plus pp32 of illustrations and two fold-out locomotive drawings at the rear.  Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  Sellotape stains inside the covers from an old protective covering that has now been removed; slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head and base of the spine.  Probably still the best biography on Gresley.  8.50

Brown F A S  Great Northern Locomotive Engineers Vol.1 1846-1881, Allen & Unwin, 1966, pp252 plus pp14 of illustrations.  Inscription.  Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  A well-researched history of the early years of the Great Northern Railway's locomotive department.  The sequel was published almost 20 years later by OPC under the title From Stirling to Gresley7.50

Brown F A S  From Stirling to Gresley 1882-1922, OPC, 1974, pp149.  Inscription.  "Largish" format Pb.  VG-.  Rubbing to the covers down the spine edges otherwise VG.  An illustrated history of the Great Northern locomotive department in the 40 years before Grouping.  Patrick Stirling was Locomotive Engineer until 1896 when Ivatt took over to be followed by Gresley in 1911.  5.95

Brown G A, Prideaux J D C A and Radcliffe H G  The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway, D&C, 1st Edition 1964, pp134 with colour frontis and 58 illustrations.  Standard Railway History Series.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  The Spine is slightly sunned, slight browning of the pages.  A comprehensive history of the line.  6.95

Brown G A, Prideaux J D C A and Radcliffe H G  The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway, D&C, 1971, pp134 plus 58 illustrations.  Standard Railway History Series.  Hb.  VG+/VG.  Presentation plate to a school library inside the front cover.  A pastedown inside the rear cover indicates that the book was never issued.  A comprehensive history of the line.  5.95

Brown G. A, Prideaux J D C A and Radcliffe H G  The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway, Atlantic, 1996, pp135.  First published by David and Charles in 1964.  The Atlantic edition retains the original text, but takes advantage of the larger page size to add many additional illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  14.50

Brown, Gordon H  Firsby: Portrait of a Country Junction, author, 1994, pp110.  Inscription.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  Slight creasing to the bottom front corner of the cover.  A series of illustrated essays on Firsby, based on the author's lifelong association with the station.  12.50

Brown, Ian and Stephenson, Brian  T. G. Hepburn: Railway Photographer, Nottingham County Council and RAS Publishing, 1998, pp88.  Small inscription, the number "809."  Large Format Pb.  VG.  A superb album of railway photos by T G Hepburn - many of LNER locos in the Nottingham area where he lived.  6.95

Brown, Joe  London Railway Atlas, IA, 1st edition 2006, pp91.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  The bottom corners of the covers are slightly bumped.  A comprehensive study of the railways in Greater London, showing all lines, both open and closed, as well as stations, changes of station name, opening and closing dates.  4.95

Brown, Joe  London Railway Atlas, IA, 4th edition 2015, pp92 plus an extensive index. This is the enlarged 4th edition using a much larger page size than the earlier editions.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.  A comprehensive study of the railways in Greater London, showing all lines, both open and closed, as well as stations, changes of station name, opening and closing dates.  5.95

Brown, Murray  The 40s Rail 1 Portfolios, Janes, 1984, pp64.  Landscape format. Glazed Boards.  VG+.  An all-colour pictorial tribute.  5.95

Brown, Murray  A Day in the Life of British Rail, Guild/D&C, 1989, pp192.  Large Format Hb. VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  The rich diversity of BR in the late 80s is vividly portrayed in words and pictures in this portrait of a single summer Friday.  3.95

Brown, Murray  The Deltics Rail 3 Portfolios, IA, 1990, pp64.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  An all-colour pictorial tribute.  6.95

Bruce, J Graeme  Steam to Silver: An illustrated history of London Transport surface rolling stock, London Transport, 1970, pp169 with 147 illustrations.  Card Covers.  Landscape Format.  Near VG with slight wear to the edges of the covers.  A well-illustrated history of the rolling stock used on the Metropolitan, District & Circle lines - the so-called surface lines - from 1883 until 1970.  3.95

Bruce, J Graeme  A Hundred Years of Development of Electric Traction, The Electric Railway Society, 1985, pp36 with photographs from the author's collection.  Pb.  VG+.  A record of the inaugural John Prigmore Memorial Lecture.  3.95

Bruce, J Graeme and Croome, Desmond J  The Twopenny Tube: The Story of the Central Line, Capital Transport, 1996, pp80.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history.  4.95

Bryan, Tim  Return to Swindon: An Account of Swindon and its Works in the Golden Age of the Great Western Railway, Avon Anglia, 1990, pp28.  Signed by the author.  Pb.  Very Good.  An illustrated booklet.  2.95

Bryan, Tim  Paddington: Great Western Gateway, SLP, 1997, pp112.  Large format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A pictorial portrait of the aristocrat of London's railway termini.  8.50

Bryan, Tim  Great Western Swindon, Tempus, 2003, pp128.  Pb.  VG.  The Archive Photograph Series.  4.95

Bryan, Tim  The Great Western Railway: A Celebration, IA, 2010, pp160.  "Largish" format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A recent history of the Great Western Railway, illustrated with evocative photographs from the collection of the Steam Museum at Swindon.  5.95

Bryant E T  Railways: A Readers Guide, Clive Bingley, 1968, pp249.  Hb.  VG/VG.  A wide-ranging personal survey of British railway literature, with a chapter on overseas railways.  4.95

Buchanan, Angus  Brunel: The Life and Times of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Hambledon & London, 2002, pp294 plus 22 plates.  Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A major biography of Brunel that sets him in the context of his times, showing what made him, who he was, and how he made the most of the opportunities offered to him.  7.50

Buck, Gordon  A Pictorial Survey of Railway Stations, OPC, 1992, pp224 including pp16 of colour illustrations.  Large Format  Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  An excellent architectural study built around the author's own extensive collection of photographs.  5.95

Buck, Martin  English Electric Class 40's: A Pictorial Appreciation, Peter Watts, 1984, pp96.  Glazed boards with dw.  Fine/VG.  Some colour, mainly b/w.  8.50

Bucknall J B  An Age of Kings: A Photographic Record of the Final Years of British Railways Steam Locomotive Operation 1956 1968, author, 1980, pp200.  Published privately through a pre-publication subscription list.  Very Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Small triangular tear to the dust wrapper.  24.50

Bucknall, Rixon  Our Railway History, privately published, revised 2nd edition 1945, pp148 plus 122 illustrations.  The map from the rear pocket is absent.  Hb.  Very Good in a Fair dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper is internally repaired at the head and base of the spine.  The story of the sixteen major railways that existed in Britain before the Grouping in 1923.  3.95

Bucknall, Rixon  Boat Trains and Channel Packets: The English Short Sea Routes, Vincent Stuart, 1957, pp218, a colour frontis, and 111 illustrations and sketch maps.  Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper has been re-enforced internally at the top and bottom of the spine to repair small tears.  The development of cross-channel services by the South Eastern, London Chatham and Dover and later the Southern Railway and British Railways.  8.50

Bulleid H A V  Bulleid of the Southern, IA, 1978, pp229 with 100 illustrations and 54 figs.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight loss of colour down the dust wrapper spine.  A biography of the last Chief Mechanical Engineer of the Southern Railway.  12.50

Bunce, Charlie  Great British Railway Journeys, Collins, 2011, pp272.  Foreword by Michael Portillo.  Hb. VG+/VG+.  A substantial record of Michael Portillo's nine television railway journeys.  6.95

Burges, Anthony  Offshore on the Southern: The Isle of Wight Railways in the 1950s and 1960s, Colourpoint Books, 2007, pp64.  English Railway Photographers Series.  Pb.  VG+.  Most of the photographs were taken in 1953 & 1956 when all the lines were open except for the Ventnor West branch5.95

Burges, Anthony W  Railways of Kent, IA, 2007, pp80.  British Railway Pictorial Series.  Large format Pb.  VG.  A pictorial survey of Kent's railways in the steam era of British Railways.  3.95

Burges, Anthony  Railways of Devon and Cornwall, IA, 2008, pp80.  British Railways Pictorial Series.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  With sections on: East Devon, The Withered Arm, South Devon Branches, and Cornish Branches.  3.95

Burgess, Neil  The Best Way to Bath: A short illustrated history of the Bristol-Bath line of the Midland Railway, Midland, 1984, pp35.  Pb.  VG.  Address label inside the covers.  5.95

Burkhalter, Paul  Devonport Dockyard Railway, Twelveheads Press, 1996, pp151.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A comprehensive illustrated study of the railway system within Devonport Dockyard.  At its zenith more than twenty miles of track were in use with as many as seventy locomotives.  16.50

Burridge, Frank  Nameplates of the Big Four including British Railways, OPC/BCA, 1985, pp160.  First published in 1975.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  The large number of illustrations of nameplates make this an excellent reference.  6.95

Burton, Anthony  Walking the Line: Enjoying Disused Railways & Tramways in Britain, Blandford Press, 1985, pp192.  Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  Some wear along the top edge of the dust wrapper.  Includes detailed descriptions of 21 lines with route maps.  2.95

Burton, Anthony  The Railway Builders, John Murray, 1992, pp210.  Hb.  Fine/VG+.  "Concentrates on the people responsible for designing and actually building the railways, from the financiers, engineers and contractors to the gangers and navies."  8.50

Burton, Anthony  Richard Trevithick: Giant of Steam, Aurum Press, 2000, pp246 plus pp16 of illustrations.  Hb.  VG+/VG.  A major modern biography of "The Cornish Giant."  16.50

Burton, Anthony  On the Rails: Two Centuries of Railways, Aurum Press, 2004, pp208.  Based on the Discovery TV Series.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A general history published to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Richard Trevithick's pioneering steam locomotive at Penydarren ironworks.  3.95

Burton, Anthony  On the Rails: Two Centuries of Railways, Aurum Press, 2004, pp208.  Based on the Discovery TV Series.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A general history published to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Richard Trevithick's pioneering steam locomotive at Penydarren ironworks.  3.95

Butcher, Alan C  On London & South Western Lines, IA, 1995, pp80.  Small inscription, the number "821."  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  An all-colour album of steam on former L&SWR lines in the 1950s and 1960s.  4.95

Butcher, Alan C  Mid-Hants Railway in Colour, IA, 1996, pp64.  Glazed Boards. Landscape Format.  VG.  An all-colour album.  4.95

Butcher, Roger  Track Machines, Platform 5, 2nd edition 1986, pp72.  Pb.  VG.  Details of BR Track Machines & Small Plant; Snowploughs; and Steam & Diesel Cranes.  2.95

Butcher, Alan C  The Heyday of the DMU, IA, 1994, pp80.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  Fine. An all-colour album.  5.95

Butterell, Robin, Holroyde, Dave and Townsend, Simon  Miniature Railways, IA, 2nd edition 2000, pp96.  Ian Allan abc Series.  Pb.  VG.  Includes details of all commercial miniature railways in the UK, from 21in gauge down to 7.25in gauge.  2.95

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