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Nabarro, Gerald  Severn Valley Steam, Routledge & Keegan Paul, 1971, pp107 plus 64 pages of illustrations.  Hb. VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A history of the Severn Valley line, with a brief look at early preservation days in the final two chapters.  2.95

Nabarro, Gerald  Severn Valley Steam, Routledge & Keegan Paul, 1971, pp107 plus 64 pages of black & white illustrations.  Card Covers.  Very Good with slight vertical creasing to the spine.  A history of the Severn Valley line, with a brief look at early preservation days in the final two chapters.  1.95

Nash S C  Southern Region Steam Album 1948-1967, IA, 1974, pp111.  Hb.  VG+/VG.  Internally repaired tear at the head of the rear dust wrapper fold.  An album from the camera of S. C. Nash, a prolific and expert recorder of the Southern scene during the last 20 years of steam.  5.95

Neale, Andrew  Narrow Gauge and Miniature Railways from old picture postcards, Plateway, 1986, pp60.  Pb.  VG+.  3.95

Neve, Eric  East Coast from Kings Cross, IA, 1983, pp112.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  An illustrated history of the East Coast main line, from the creation of the LNER in 1923 until the end of steam.  4.95

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

Nicholas D and Montgomery S J  100 Years of the Great Western: An album portraying the Great Western Railway and British Railways (Western Region) up to the end of Steam, OPC, 1981, 223 plates.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  5.95

Nicholas D and Montgomery S  Profile of the Westerns, OPC, 1st edition 1980, 163 plates.  Profile Series.  Signed by both authors.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG with slight loss of colour down the spine.  6.95

Nicholas D and Montgomery S  Profile of the Westerns, OPC, 1987, 163 plates.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with dw.  Fine/Fine.  5.95

Nicholas, David and Montgomery, Stephen  BR Diesels on Depot, IA, 1984, pp96.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  A pictorial survey of each depot, with brief allocation details.  6.95

Nicholas, John  Lines to Torrington, OPC, 1984, pp192.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Light foxing to the edges of the pages otherwise VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Also a tiny wear mark near the head of the spine.  A comprehensive history of the 35 miles of railway that linked the principal North Devon junction at Barnstable with the North Cornwall line at Halwill Junction. For 53 year Torrington was the focus of this line.  16.50

Nicholas, John  The North Devon Line: The Exeter to Barnstaple Railway from inception to the present day, OPC, 1992, pp192.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A comprehensive illustrated history.  12.50

Nicholas, John and Reeve, George  The Okehampton Line: The Southern Railway Route between Exeter, Tavistock and Plymouth, Irwell Press, 1st edition 2001, pp236.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  Slight foxing to the blank endpapers and the title page.  A comprehensive history, well-illustrated throughout.  16.50

Nicholson, Christopher P and Barnes, Peter  Railways in the Peak District, Dalesman, 1st edition 1971, pp96.  Pb.  VG.  Small superficial marks on the front cover.  The Midland, London North Western and Great Central Lines in the Peak District are all considered.  1.95

Nicolle B J  Modern Diesels in Focus, IA, 1979, pp112.  Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A class-by-class survey with sections on each of the following classes: 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, 31, 33, 37, 40, 44, 45, 46, 47, 50, 52, 55 and 56.  4.95

Nicolle, Barry  BR Freight Services in Focus, IA, 1982, pp112.  Hb. VG/VG- with a tiny internally repaired tear in the dust wrapper at the head of the spine and loss of colour on the spine.  Sections on Company and Block Trains, Freightliners, Air-Braked Network Services, Vacuum-Braked Freights, Partially Fitted Freights, Mineral Trains, Coal Empties, Ballast Trains, Engineers' Freights, Local Trips & Yard Working, and Locomotives & Brake Vans.  5.95

Nicolle, Barry  BR (Midland Region) Electrics, IA, 1982, pp32.  Transport Topics Series No.3.  Pb.  VG-.  Some wear to the covers.  West Coast main line electrics plus class 76s from the Woodhead route.  1.95

Nixon L A  Steam Around Britain in the Seventies, Bradford Barton, 1977, pp96.  An original Bradford Barton in a "speckled" orange hardback cover.  Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  3.95

Nixon L A  A Decade of BR Steam Running 1971-1981, IA, 1981, pp96.  Pb.  VG+.  High-quality photographs recording a decade of main line preserved steam.  2.50

Nixon L A  BR Colour Album, Janes, 1983, pp96.   Landscape format. Glazed Boards.  VG.  Top corners slightly bumped. A high-quality all-colour album featuring a wide variety of diesel traction blending with the landscape.  5.95

Nixon L A  Trans-Pennine Rail Routes, OPC, 1988, pp160. Large Format Hb. VG+/VG+.  Ten routes are considered, for each route a brief introduction is followed by a collection of pictures taken mainly by the author.  7.50

Nixon, Les  The Classic Steam Collection, Silver Link, 1991, pp128. Small inscription, the number "252."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  The second volume in the series by one of Britain's foremost railway photographers.  4.95

Nixon, Les  The Twilight of Steam: Classic Steam Images, SLP, 2001, pp128.  First published as The Classic Steam Collection in 1991.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  Contains some 225 photographs selected and presented by eminent railway photographer, Les Nixon, portraying the twilight years of British steam.  3.95

Noble, Tom  The West Highland Mallaig Extension in BR Days, OPC, 1989, pp112 including pp16 of colour.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A pictorial record of the post-war period.  6.95

Nock O S  The Locomotives of Sir Nigel Gresley, Railway Publishing Co with Longmans, Green & Co., 1946, pp181 with numerous illustrations.  Foreword by O. V. Bulleid then Chief Mechanical Engineer of the Southern Railway.  Inscription.  Hb.  No dust wrapper.  Fair+ with slight wear to the covers at the head & base of the spine and at the corners.  A comprehensive review of Nigel Gresley's work.  One of Ossie Nock's first books, originally published in 1945.  3.95

Nock O S  British Locomotives at Work, Greenlake, 1947, pp260.  Inscription.  Hb.  Fair with no dust wrapper.  Some wear to the corners of the covers and at the head & base of the spine.  One of Nock's earliest footplate books describing journeys in the late 30s, supplemented by some runs in the immediate post-war period.  4.95

Nock O S  The Railways of Britain: Past and Present, Batsford, 1st Edition 1947, pp120, a colour frontis, & 117 plates.  No dw.  Hb.  VG.  Old sellotape marks inside the covers.  A first edition of one of Nock's earliest books.  2.95

Nock O S  The Railways of Britain: Past and Present, Batsford, 2nd edition 1949, pp120, a colour frontis, and 117 illustrations.  Hard Cover.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  Wear to the top edge of the dust wrapper, particularly at the head of the spine.  An excellent copy of one of Nock's earliest books.  3.95

Nock O S  The Great Western Railway: An Appreciation, Heffer, 1952, pp185 plus pp32 of illustrations.  No dw.  Hb.  Fair.  Some wear and loss of colour to the covers, contents VG.  Ossie Nock's tribute to the Great Western at nationalisation.  4.95

Nock O S  Locomotives of the North Eastern Railway, IA, 1954, pp200. Date inscription.  Hb.  No dw.  VG-.  Some stains on the covers & foxing to the page edges.  A history of North Eastern locomotives from the formation of the North Eastern Railway in 1854 to the Grouping.  4.95

Nock O S  Locomotives of the North Eastern Railway, IA, pp200.  An undated reprint of a book first published in 1954.  Hb.  VG- in a Fair+ dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the edges of the covers, also the dust wrapper has been repaired at the head & base of the spine.  A history of North Eastern locomotives from the formation of the North Eastern Railway in 1854 to the Grouping.  6.95

Nock O S  Steam Locomotive: A Retrospect of the Work of Eight Great Locomotive Engineers, British Railways Board, 1955, pp40.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated booklet with sections on Robert Stephenson, John Ramsbottom, Edward Fletcher, Patrick Stirling, Samuel Waite Johnson, Dugald Drummond, G J Churchward and H N Gresley.  2.95

Nock O S  The Railway Engineers, Batsford, 1955, pp256 with 65 illustrations.  Hb.  VG/VG-.  Dw worn at the top of the spine.  The story of the engineers who built our railways and designed the early locomotives.  5.95

Nock O S  British Railways in Action, Nelson, 1956, pp228, coloured frontis and 48 black & white illustrations.  Hb.    VG in a Poor dust wrapper.  Inscription under the dust wrapper flap.  Slight foxing to the pager edges, repaired dust wrapper with some loss.  Ossie Nock vividly describes the complexities and difficulties of operating the steam-powered railway network in the immediate post war era.  4.95

Nock O S  Steam Locomotive: The Unfinished Story of Steam Locomotives and Steam Locomotive Men on the Railways of Great Britain, Allen & Unwin, 1st edition 1957, pp236 plus pp32 of illustrations.  Hb.  VG in a Fair dust wrapper.  A VG book in a much-repaired dust wrapper.  4.95

Nock O S  The Great Northern Railway, IA, 1st edition 1958, pp192 with colour frontis.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper with slight wear to the top edge of the dust wrapper.  A readable one-volume history with an emphasis on locomotive matters.  6.95

Nock O S  The Great Northern Railway, IA, 1958, pp192 with a colour frontis. Inscription.  Hb.  No dust wrapper.  Fair+ with slight wear to the covers at the head & base of the spine and at the corners.  A readable one-volume history of the Great Northern Railway.  4.95

Nock O S  The Great Northern Railway, IA, 1974, pp192.  Pb.  VG with some vertical creasing down the spine of the covers.  A readable one-volume history, first published in 1958.  3.95

Nock O S  The London and North Western Railway, IA, 1960, pp232 with colour frontis.  Hb.  VG/VG-.  Some foxing to the front endpapers, and some superficial wear to the dw.  A one-volume history of the company.  11.50

Nock O S and Eric Treacy  Main Lines across the Border, Nelson, 1st edition 1960, pp16 plus pp155 plus 62 plates.  No dust wrapper.  Hb.  VG.  Sellotape stains inside the dust wrapper from an old protective covering.  In this first edition all the photographs are by Eric Treacy, whereas in the later Ian Allan edition new photographs by Derek Cross were substituted. As well as the East Coast and West Coast main lines, the authors also consider the Settle and Carlisle line and its Scottish connections, the Waverley route and the Glasgow and South Western line through Dumfries.  4.95

Nock O S  The South Eastern and Chatham Railway, IA, 1961, pp198, colour frontis plus pp32 of plates.  Hb. VG in a VG- dust wrapper with slight wear to the dust wrapper edges.  A readable history of a neglected company.  8.50

Nock O S  The Caledonian Railway, IA, 1961, pp190 with a colour frontis.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A highly readable history with an emphasis on locomotive matters.  8.50

Nock O S  The Caledonian Railway, IA, 1973, pp190.  First published as a hardback in 1961.  Pb.  VG- with some superficial wear to the edges of the covers.  A highly readable history with an emphasis on locomotive matters.  4.95

Nock O S  The Great Western Railway in the 19th Century, IA, 1962 pp200 with a colour frontis.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Some foxing to the preliminary pages; slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head & base of the spine.  A history of the broad gauge and the early days of the Great Western.  7.50

Nock O S  The Great Western Railway in the 19th Century, IA, 1972, pp200 plus pp32 of illustrations.  First published as a hardback in 1962.  Pb.  VG.  Slight browning of the pages.  The first volume of one of Nock's best company histories.  3.95

Nock O S  The Great Western Railway in the 20th Century, IA, 1964, pp212, colour frontis, and pp32 of illustrations.  Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the edges of the dust wrapper.  The second volume of Nock's best-selling two-volume history of the Great Western.  7.50

Nock O S  British Railways in Transition, Nelson, 1963, pp193.  Hb.  VG/Fair.  Torn internally-repaired dw.  A survey of British Railways at a time of rapid change.  4.95

Nock O S   William Stanier: An Engineering Biography, IA, 1964, pp180 plus pp32 of illustrations.  Hb. VG in a VG- dust wrapper with some light wear to the edges of the dust wrapper.  12.50

Nock O S  The Midland Compounds, D&C, 1964, pp160. Colour frontis.  Locomotive Monograph Series.  Hb.  VG/Fair.  Wear to the dw edges.  10.50

Nock O S  The Pocket Encyclopaedia of British Steam Locomotives,  Blandford, 1st edition 1964, pp192.  Small format Hb.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight foxing to the preliminary pages.  Also slight wear to the dust wrapper edges.  Almost 200 coloured plates by Clifford and Wendy Meadway with text by Ossie Nock.  1.95

Nock O S  The London and South Western Railway, IA, 1965, pp165 with a colour frontis and a folding map in rear.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Sellotape stains inside the covers from an old protective covering that has now been removed, a brown stain at the bottom of the blank endpaper at the rear and also at the bottom of the adjacent folding map.  A very readable history of the London and South Western Railway.  6.95

Nock O S  The Highland Railway, IA, 1965, pp174 and colour frontis.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A highly readable history with an emphasis on locomotive matters.  5.95

Nock O S  The LNWR Precursor Family: The Precursors, Experiments, Georges, Princes of the London North Western Railway, D&C, 1966, pp160 with colour frontis.  Locomotive Monograph Series.  Date first purchased written inside the front cover.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight rubbing to the dust wrapper edges.  A definitive study of the Precursors, Experiments, Georges and Princes of the LNWR.  8.50

Nock O S  Steam Railways in Retrospect, A & C Black, 1966, pp268 with 8 colour plates, 48 black & white plates and 5 drawings.  A follow-up to British Steam Railways.  Hb.  No dust wrapper - a reading copy.  VG.  The bottom corners of the covers are slightly bumped.  A series of discursive essays on various aspects of British railway history.  One of the first railway books I purchased, unearthed in one of the many second hand bookshops that were to be found in New York in the late 1960s.  3.95

Nock O S  Single Line Railways: A Handbook of Management, Engineering & Operation, D&C, 1966, pp358 with 56 illustrations.  Inscription.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Prepared by a panel of experts under the editorship of O. S. Nock under the general supervision of the United Kingdom Railway Advisory Service for the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East.  6.95

Nock O S  British Steam Locomotives at Work, A&U, 1967, pp276 plus pp48 of illustrations.  Hb.  VG-/Fair.  Slight wear to the edges of the covers, wear along the top edge of the dust wrapper.  A personal survey of locomotive working from the 1930s into the 1960s.  5.95

Nock O S  Steam Railways of Britain in Colour, Blandford, 1967, pp192.  The Pocket Encyclopedia of World Railways Series.  Small format Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper has been internally repaired both at the head of the spine and along the bottom edge.  Almost 200 coloured plates by Clifford and Wendy Meadway with text by Ossie Nock.  2.95

Nock O S  The Caledonian Dunalastairs and associated classes, D&C, 1968, pp159.  Locomotive Monograph Series.  Hb.  VG in a Fair dust wrapper.  Wear to the top edge of the dust wrapper with several internally repaired tears.  A definitive study of Caledonian 4-4-0s, including the Pickersgill 4-4-0s.  9.50

Nock O S  Steam Locomotive: The Unfinished Story of Steam Locomotives and Steam Locomotive Men on the Railways of Great Britain, Allen & Unwin, 2nd enlarged edition 1968, pp273 plus pp32 of illustrations.  Colour frontis.  Hb. VG/VG- with a three-inch internally repaired tear to the bottom front edge of the dust wrapper.  Four new chapters were added to the second edition to complete the story from 1945, and different illustrations were included.  5.95

Nock O S  Kings and Castles of the GWR, IA, 2nd revised edition 1969, pp96 plus pp16 of illustrations.  First published in 1949.  Small format Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.   A history of two famous classes of four-cylinder 4-6-0 express passenger locomotives designed by C B Collett for the Great Western Railway.  1.95

Railways of the World Series

Special Offer: The complete set of all six Railways of the World in Colour Series books by Ossie Nock for only 12.50.

Nock O S  Railways at the turn of the Century 1895-1905, Blandford, 1969, pp186.  Railways of the World in Colour Series.  Small format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  194 coloured plates - largely locomotives - by Clifford and Wendy Meadway with supporting text by Ossie Nock.  2.95

Nock O S  Railways at the Zenith of Steam 1920-40, Blandford, 1970, pp186.  Railways of the World in Colour Series.  Small format Hb.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  184 coloured plates by Clifford and Wendy Meadway with supporting text by Ossie Nock.  2.95

Nock O S  Railways in the Years of Pre-Eminence 1905-1919, Blandford, 1971, pp194.  Railways of the World in Colour Series.  Small format Hb.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  188 coloured plates by Clifford and Wendy Meadway with supporting text by Ossie Nock.  2.95

Nock O S  The Dawn of World Railways 1800-1850, Blandford, 1972, pp179.  Railways of the World in Colour Series.  Small format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  184 coloured plates by Clifford and Wendy Meadway with supporting text by Ossie Nock.  2.95

Nock O S  Railways in the Formative Years 1851-1895, Blandford, 1973, pp156.  Railways of the World in Colour Series.  Small Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  151 coloured plates by Clifford and Wendy Meadway with supporting text by Ossie Nock.  2.95

Nock O S  Railways in the Transition from Steam 1940-65, Blandford, 1974, pp186.  Railways of the World in Colour Series.  Small format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  153 coloured plates by Clifford and Wendy Meadway, with supporting text by Ossie Nock.  2.95

Alternatively, the complete set of all six Railways of the World in Colour Series books by Ossie Nock for only 12.50.

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Nock O S  The GWR Stars, Castles & Kings Part 1: 1906-1930, D&C, 1969, pp160.  David & Charles Locomotive Monographs.  Custom bound in light brown covers with the title rendered in gold on the spine with a black background.  Hb.  VG+; The GWR Stars, Castles & Kings Part 2: , D&C, 1970, pp160.  David & Charles Locomotive Monographs.  Hb.  VG+.    Custom bound in light brown covers with the title rendered in gold on the spine with a black background.  An opportunity to acquire highly unusual custom bound copies of Nock's study of Great Western four-cylinder express locomotives.  Both volumes for 12.50

Nock O S  The GWR Stars, Castles & Kings Part 2: 1930-1965, D&C, 1973, pp160.  David & Charles Locomotive Monographs.  Hb.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The second volume of a classic study of Great Western 4-cylinder express passenger locomotives.  4.95

Nock O S  The GWR Stars, Castles & Kings Omnibus edition combining parts 1 & 2, D&C, 1981, pp304.  David & Charles Locomotive Monographs.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A classic study, initially published as two separate volumes.  3.95

Nock O S  Britain's Railways at War 1939-1945, IA, 1971, pp224, 97 illustrations, tables, maps, plans and poster reproductions.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive history of the war years.  5.95

Nock O S  LMS Steam, D&C, 1971, pp269 with a colour frontis & pp32 of illustrations.  Hb.  Fine/VG.  Slight wear to the dw at the head of the spine.  A history of LMS steam from The Grouping until nationalisation.  8.50

Nock O S  GWR Steam, D&C, 1972, pp239 with a colour frontis.  Hb.  VG in a near VG dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the dust wrapper edges.  A history of Great Western Steam from the grouping in 1923 until the end of steam.  5.95

Nock O S  The Gresley Pacifics Part 1: 1922-1935, D&C, 1st edition 1973, pp144.  Locomotive Monograph Series.  Inscription.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The first volume of the original two-volume edition.  4.95

Nock O S  The Gresley Pacifics Part 2: 1935-1974, D&C, 1st edition 1974, pp144.  Locomotive Monograph Series.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The spine of the dust wrapper is slightly sunned.  The second volume of the original two-volume edition.  4.95

Nock O S  Railways of the Modern Age Since 1963, Blandford, 1975, pp155.  Railways of the World in Colour Series.  Small Format Hb.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  152 coloured plates by Clifford and Wendy Meadway, with supporting text by Ossie Nock.  2.95

Nock O S  Locomotion: A World Survey of Railway Traction, Routledge & Keegan Paul, 1975, pp280 with numerous illustrations throughout.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.   Traces the development of the steam locomotive from the sporadic early developments to Stephenson's Rocket in which the steam locomotive attained a basic form that was to endure for upwards of 150 years, and then on through the gradual evolutionary development of subsequent years.  The final chapters examine the introduction of electric and diesel traction.  4.95

Nock O S  60 Years of West Coast Express Running, IA, 1976, pp264 plus 48 plates.  Hb. VG/VG with slight wear to the top edge of the dw.  A comprehensive assessment of locomotive performance on the Euston to Glasgow line, from the last years of the London North Western and Caledonian railways until the advent of the Electric Scots in 1974.  5.95

Nock O S  The Southern King Arthur Family, D&C, 1976, pp96.  Locomotive Monograph Series.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight fading on the spine of the dust wrapper.  7.50

Nock O S  Railway Race to the North, IA, 1976, pp176 plus pp16 of plates.  First published as a hardback in 1959.  Pb.  VG.  In 1895 intense rivalry between the East and West Coast routes lead to a highly-irresponsible nightly race from London to Aberdeen.  3.95

Nock O S  British Steam Locomotives in Colour, Blandford, 1976, pp192.  First published as The Pocket Encyclopaedia of British Steam Locomotives.  Small format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Almost 200 coloured plates by Clifford and Wendy Meadway with text by Ossie Nock.  1.95

Nock O S  Standard Gauge Great Western 4-4-0s Part 1 Inside Cylinder Classes 1894-1910, D&C, 1977, pp96.  David & Charles Locomotive Monographs Series.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Some foxing on the last page of the index, loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  14.50

Nock O S  Great Western in Colour, Blandford, 1978, pp160 with coloured illustrations by Clifford and Wendy Meadway.  Inscription and marks inside front cover.  Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A concise history of the Great Western Railway.  2.95

Nock O S  The Last Years of British Railways Steam: Reflections, ten years after, D&C, 2nd impression, 1978, pp143.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  An excellent history of the development of steam traction under British Railways from nationalisation until the end of steam.  4.95

Nock O S  Railway Reminiscences of the Interwar Years, IA, 1980, pp176.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  5.95

Nock O S  Two Miles A Minute, BCA/PSL, 1980, pp201.  Published by Book Club Associates by arrangement with Patrick Stephens Limited. With a Foreword by Sir Peter Parker.  Hb.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The story behind the conception and operation of the HSTs and the ill-fated Advanced Passenger Train.  2.95

Nock O S  150 Years of Main Line Railways, D&C, 1980, pp191.  Hb. VG/VG.  Dw spine slightly sunned.  A history of Britain's railways from the Liverpool and Manchester Railway to Inter-City.  4.95

Nock O S  LNWR: Pre-Grouping Railway Scene No.3, IA, 1980, pp96.  Hb.  Bookplate inside cover.  No dust wrapper.  Very Good+.  A pre-grouping album based on the Rixon Bucknall photographic collection.  2.95

Nock O S  Railway Archaeology, BCA/PSL, 1981, pp192.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  "Describes the evolution of Britain's railway network by studying the surviving monuments and relics."  2.95

Nock O S  On Steam: British Standard Gauge Railways Rescued from Extinction, Granada/BCA, 1982, pp165.  Hb.  VG+/VG.  A highly readable account of preserved steam locomotives.  4.95

Nock O S  The Gresley Pacifics, Omnibus edition combining parts 1 & 2, Guild/D&C, 1982, pp284. Locomotive Monograph Series.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The spine of the dust wrapper is slightly faded.  A substantial study, originally published as two separate volumes.  3.95

British Locomotives of the 20th Century

Nock O S  British Locomotives of the 20th Century: Vol. 1 1900 1930, BCA/PSL, 1983, pp257.  Hb. VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  The first volume of Ossie Nock's definitive history of British locomotive development since 1900.  3.95

Nock O S  British Locomotives of the 20th Century: Vol. 3 1960 - the present day, BCA/PSL, 1985, pp257.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  There is a stain across the lower edge of the dust wrapper.  The final volume of Ossie Nock's definitive history, devoted almost exclusively to diesel and electric developments, including the HST.  3.95

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Nock O S  The Royal Scots and Patriots of the LMSD&C, 1983, pp96.  Locomotive Monographs Series.  Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A major study.  8.50

Nock O S  Historic Railway Disasters, BCA/IA, 3rd edition 1983, pp294.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  Perhaps the best single volume description of British railway accidents.  4.95

Nock O S  Historic Railway Disasters, BCA/IA, 1992, pp271.  Revised by B. K. Cooper.  Hb.  VG.  No dw.  Perhaps the best single volume description of British railway accidents.  2.95

Nock O S  A History of the LMS 1. The First Years 1923-30, A&U, 1984, pp94 with 60 illustrations. Steam Past Series.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Small nick in the dust wrapper at the head of the spine; spine slightly sunned.  The first volume of a three-volume history.  2.95

Nock O S  Great Northern 4-4-2 'Atlantics', PSL, 1984, pp136.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Examines in depth the inception, design , development and service record of the Great Northern Railway family of Atlantics, all developed from Henry Ivatt's original engine number 990 of 1898 - the first Atlantic to be built in Britain.  4.95

Nock O S  Great Locomotives of the Southern Railway, BCA/PSL, 1987, pp216.  Hb. Fine/VG+.  Nock's final word on Southern Steam.  7.50

Nock O S  Great Locomotives of the LNER, PSL/Guild, 1988, pp231 plus pp16 of colour illustrations.  Published by Guild Publishing by arrangement with Patrick Stephens.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Ossie Nock's final assessment of LNER steam.  7.50

Nock O S  Locomotive Practice and Performance Vol.1 The Age of Steam 1959-68, PSL, 1989, pp320.  Vol.2 was never published.  Hb.  VG+/VG.  Highlights from the celebrated Railway Magazine articles.  6.95

Nock O S  Great Locomotives of the LMS, PSL, 1989, pp280 including pp16 of colour illustrations.  Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive survey of the steam engines of the LMS and its constituents.  12.50

Nock O S  Great Locomotives of the GWR, PSL, 1990, pp228 with pp16 of colour illustrations.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Ossie Nock's final assessment of Great Western Steam in the 20th century.  7.50

Nock O S  The Locomotives of Sir Nigel Gresley, PSL, 2nd edition 1991, pp208 with numerous illustrations.  One of Nock's earliest books, first published in 1945.  Foreword by O. V. Bulleid, then Chief Mechanical Engineer of the Southern Railway.  Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A comprehensive review of Nigel Gresley's work.  6.95

Nock O S  Another Facet of an Autobiography: Painting in Watercolour, Pentland Press, 1993, pp162 with 24 of the author's paintings reproduced in colour.  Hb.  VG/VG.  Ossie Nock uses his collection of watercolours to reminisce about his life-long association with railways.  6.95

Nock O S  The Pocket Encyclopaedia of British Steam Railways & Locomotives, Bounty Books, 2009, pp195 & pp192 with 386 colour illustrations portraying the history of steam from Stephenson's Rocket to Riddles' Evening Star.  "Smallish" format.  Glazed boards with dw.  VG/VG.  Combines two earlier Nock books: Steam Railways of Britain in Colour and British Steam Locomotives in Colour in a single volume.  4.95

 

Norris, John; Beale, Gerry; and Lewis, John  Edwardian Enterprise: A Review of Great Western Railway Development in the First Decade of this Century, Wild Swan, 1987, pp202.  Large format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Following the abolition of the Broad Gauge in 1892, the first decade of the 20th century saw a remarkable surge in development on the Great Western.  10.50

North, B H  Light Transit Systems, Thomas Telford, 1990, pp282. Inscription. Glazed Boards.  VG-.  Some superficial marks on the front cover.  Proceedings of a symposium on the potential of Light Transit Systems in British cities, organised by the Institution of Civil Engineers and held in Nottingham in March 1990.  16.50

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