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Paar H W  The Great Western in Dean: A History of the Railways of the Forest of Dean Part 2, D&C, 1965, pp168, a colour frontis and folding map in rear.  Hb.  VG- in a Fair+.  In a worn but complete dust wrapper.  An inscription inside the cover has been blanked out in ink; two-inch tear at the point where the map in the rear is attached.  A classic history.  6.95

Page, Darren  Western Steam Farewell, IA, 2004, pp80.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  An all-colour landscape-format album.  Great Western steam with a West Midlands bias.  5.95

Page, James  Forgotten Railways: [Vol. 8] South Wales, D&C, 2nd impression of the 1st edition, 1980, pp192 with a folding map in the rear.  Hb. VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Recalls the heyday of railways in the Welsh valleys.  6.95

Page, James  Rails in the Valleys, D&C, 1989, pp192.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  Evokes the unique character of the railways in South Wales.  5.95

Page, Martin  The Lost Pleasures of the Great Trains, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1975, pp238 with 150 b/w illustrations & pp16 of colour plates.  Hb.  VG/VG with a one-inch scratch on the front dust wrapper.  Recreates the great trains of the 19th century from the golden era of rail travel.  4.95

Palin Michael (Introduced by)  Happy Holidays: The Golden Age of Railway Posters, Pavilion, 1st edition 1987, pp96.  The original large format edition.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A collection of railway posters from the steam age, reproduced in colour.  6.95

Palmer, John  The Midland Line to London: A "Read as You Go" Guide, Grayson, 1976, pp52 with 30 illustrations.  Card Covers.  Near VG.  Provides the rail traveller to London from Matlock, Derby & Nottingham with a written commentary on points of interest which may be seen from the train.  1.95

Parry, Glynn D  Snowdonia and the Snowdon Mountain Railway: A Portrait in Old Picture Postcards, S. B. Publications, 1991, pp98.  Landscape format Pb.  VG. 3.95

Patrick, David J  The Railway Photographs of P. W. Pilcher: LNWR, GWR, GNR & Other Companies, LNW Railway Society, 2007, pp96.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  An album of photographs from the collection of the railway photographer P. W. Pilcher.  LNWR pre-grouping shots predominate, not surprisingly given the publisher.  6.95

Patterson, Edward  The County Donegal Railways: A History of the Narrow Gauge Railways of North-West Ireland Part One, D&C, 1963, pp157, 37 illustrations, and a colour frontis.  First published in 1962.  Standard Histories SeriesSuperficial wear to the dust wrapper edges.  10.50

Patterson, Edward  The Lough Swilly Railway: A History of the Narrow Gauge Railways of North-West Ireland Part Two, D&C / MacDonald, 1st edition 1964, pp189, 69 illustrations and a colour frontis.  Standard Histories Series.  Hard Cover.  VG in a "Poor" dust wrapper.  Some foxing to the page edges; wear to the edges of the dust wrapper with slight loss at the corners and at the head of the spine.  12.50

Patterson, Edward  The Ballycastle Railway: A History of the Narrow Gauge Railways of North-East Ireland Part One, D&C / MacDonald, 1965, pp154, 40 illustrations and a colour frontis.  Standard Histories Series.  Hb.  Fine in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Two tiny nicks in the dust wrapper, some foxing to the page edges.  18.50

Patterson, Edward  The Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway: A History of the Narrow Gauge Railways of North-West Ireland Part Two, D&C, 2nd revised edition 1988, pp189 plus 69 illustrations.  Standard Histories Series.  Hb.  VG+/VG.  Some browning to the page edges.  24.50

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

Paul, J Ann  3000 Strangers: Navvy Life on the Kettering to Manton Railway, SLP, 2003, pp142.  Pb.  VG.  The Nostalgia Collection.  The construction of the Manton to Kettering link line by the Midland Railway in the 1870s, including the Welland Viaduct, the longest viaduct in Britain.  7.50

Paye P and Paye K  Steam on the Isle of Wight (1956 - 1966), OPC, 1979, pp96.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A pictorial tribute.  5.95

Paye P  The Bishop's Stortford Dunmow & Braintree Branch, OPC, 1st edition 1981, pp210.  Pb.  Some superficial rubbing to the covers, otherwise VG.  A comprehensive history of this Great Eastern Railway branch line in mid-Essex.  9.50

Paye P  The Stoke Ferry Branch, OPC, 1982, pp128.  Pb.  Very Good.  Old price stickers on both the front and rear covers.  A well-researched illustrated history.  3.95

Paye, Peter  Isle of Wight Railways Remembered, OPC, 1984, 275 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A selection of pictures collected by the author which follow the Isle of Wight railways from the very early days until the end of steam.  6.95

Paye, Peter  The Jersey Eastern Railway, Oakwood, 2007, pp208.  Oakwood Library No.143.  Pb.  VG+.  8.50

Peacock, Thomas B  Great Western London Suburban Services, author, 1st edition 1948, pp51 with 19 illustrations and two foldout diagrams, the first of the track layout from Westbourne Park to Paddington, the second of the area served by Great Western Suburban services.  Hb.  No dust wrapper, probably as published.  VG-.  Slight wear to the corner of the covers, some loss of colour on the covers, particularly down the spine.  The original hardback edition, published by the author.  A comprehensive survey of all Great Western suburban services within a 25-mile radius of Charing Cross.  8.50

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

Pearce, Alan; Hardy, Bob and Stannard, Colin  Docklands Light Railway: Official Handbook, Capital Transport, 5th edition 2006, pp64.  Pb.  VG+.  A well-illustrated booklet.  3.95

Pearce, Shaun  Focus on Freight: Eastern Region Since 1960, IA, 1995, pp128.  Pb.  VG.  A largely photographic survey that examines each freight sector in turn.  2.95

Pearce T R  The Locomotives of the Stockton and Darlington Railway, Historical Model Railway Society, 1996, pp250 with 250 line drawings and photographs.  There is a bookplate inside the front cover signed by the author and indicating that this is subscription copy number 18.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG.  The first comprehensive history of Stockton and Darlington locomotives.  26.50

Pearson F K  Snaefell Mountain Railway 1895-1955, LRTL with the Manx Electric Railway Company, 1955, pp11.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated booklet.  4.95

Pearson F K  The Manx Electric Railway, Light Railway Transport League, 1956, pp24.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated booklet.  2.95

Pearson F K  Isle of Man Tramways, D&C, 1970, pp379, 69 illustrations, and 145 line drawings & maps.  Hb.  The red spine of the dust wrapper is sunned.  Fine a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive history of The Douglas Horse Tramway, The Douglas Cable Tramway, the Manx Electric Tramway, and The Snaefell Mountain Railway.  20.50

Pearson, Michael  Railway Holiday in Scotland: a sequence of journeys by train, stopping off at places of interest and bumping into people of character, Wayzgoose, 2001, pp248. Illustrated by Eric Leslie.  Pb.  VG+.  The author's reminiscences of rail travel in Scotland.  2.95

Pearson, Michael  Iron Roads North of Leeds, Wayzgoose, 2004, pp56 with excellent "route planner" maps.  Large landscape format Pb.  VG.  Superficial wear to the covers at the head & base of the spine.  A guide to scenic railways in Yorkshire, Lancashire & Cumbria, illustrated in colour throughout.   1.95

Peart-Binns, John  Eric Treacy, IA, 1980, pp272.  Hb. VG/VG.  We have all admired Eric Treacy's pictures and probably know that he was also a bishop.  Here is a full-length biography of the man behind the superb railway photographs found in so many railway books.  5.95

Peck, Alan S  The Great Western at Swindon Works, OPC, 1994, pp280.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.    A fitting tribute to the main Great Western works at Swindon, well-illustrated throughout.  8.50

Peck, Alan S  The Great Western at Swindon Works, Heathfield Railway Publications, 2009, pp282.  First published in 1983 by OPC.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  Fine/Fine.  A comprehensive history of Swindon Works, well-illustrated throughout.  7.50

Pegler A, Allen C J, Bailey T and Edmonson H  Flying Scotsman, IA, 2nd edition 1978, p80.  Bookplate.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.   An illustrated history of arguably the world's most famous steam locomotive.  The 2nd enlarged edition covering the U.S. Tour.  0.95

Penney, Derek  LNER Pacifics in Colour, IA, 1997, pp80.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  An all-colour landscape-format album.  LNER Pacifics in the late 50s and 60s.  4.95

Penney, Derek  On Scottish Lines, IA, 1999, pp80.  Small inscription, the number "846."  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.  An all-colour album of Scottish steam.  4.95

Pennie, Robin  John Ramsbottom: A Victorian Engineering Giant, Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Society, 2008, pp96.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  As Locomotive Superintendent of the London & North Western Railway, Ramsbottom was responsible for establishing the worldwide reputation of Crewe works.  Remarkably he then came out of retirement to establish the new Lancashire and Yorkshire works at Horwich, at the time the most modern and up-to-date locomotive works in Britain.  5.95

Percival, David  King's Cross Lineside 1958 1984, IA, 1984, pp112 with numerous illustrations throughout.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Loss of colour down the spine of the covers.  Chronicles the unprecedented changes that have taken place on the Kings Cross line over a period of 25 years where a traditional steam railway has developed into a modern, mostly electrified, suburban system combined with one of the world's fastest express passenger routes.  4.95

Perren, Brian  Modern Railways Insight: BR Electrification, a detailed review of recent and planned schemes, IA, 1986, pp48.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  An illustrated booklet with chapters on: Midland Suburban (Bedpan), Anglia, London Midland - Third-Rail, Strathclyde - Scotrail, Snow Hill - Interconnection, North London 25kV, Southern Extensions, East Coast and Extending the Network.  2.95

Perry, George  The Book of the Great Western, Sunday Times, 1970.  Unpaged.  Folded painting by Hamilton Ellis in the rear pocket.  No.2982 in a limited edition of 3000.  Address stamp from former owner.  Large landscape format Hb.  No dw as published.  Fair to VG-.  Rubbing to the corners of the covers.  A small circular artefact is missing from the text.  A lavishly produced tribute to the Great Western published by the Sunday Times.  16.50

Perryman A C  The Brighton Baltics, Oakwood, 1973, pp65 plus 8pp of plates.  Locomotion Papers No. 64.  Card Covers.  Very Good-.  Some superficial wear to the covers and some loss of colour down the spine.  A history of the huge 4-6-4 passenger tank engines designed by Billington for the London Brighton & South Coast Railway in 1914.  5.95

Perryman A C  Bygone LB&SCR Steam Vol.2, Rochester Press, 1982, pp64.  Landscape format Pb.  Generally VG.  Small mark on the front cover from an old label; also some loss of colour on the covers.  An album of Brighton steam focusing on decorated trains, expresses and events.  2.95

Perryman A C  When Steam was King at Brighton, Rochester Press, 1982, pp128.  Large Format Hb.  VG+/VG.  The author's experiences at Brighton works between the wars.  An expanded version of the author's Life at Brighton Loco Works published by Oakwood Press in 1971.  8.50

Pertwee, Bill  The Station Now Standing: Britain's Colourful Railway Stations, Hodder and Stoughton, 1991, pp128.  Hb.  Fine/VG.  "A record of over sixty stations that Bill Pertwee has discovered, and of the incredible work, a lot of it voluntary, that has been given to the creation of these feasts of colour and splendid examples of renovation."  Well-illustrated throughout.  4.95

Peters, Ivo  The Somerset and Dorset: An English Cross Country Railway, OPC, 1st edition 1974, 235 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  Wear to the top edge of the dust wrapper.  A superb photographic tribute to the Somerset and Dorset by the photographer who will always be associated with this line.  5.95

The Somerset and Dorset Railway by Ivo Peters

Peters, Ivo  The Somerset and Dorset in the Fifties Vol. 1 - 1950-1954, OPC, 1st edition 1980, 260 plates.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper, slight wear at the top front corner.  Superb photographs from Ivo Peters who will always be associated with the Somerset and Dorset.  4.95

Peters, Ivo  The Somerset and Dorset in the Fifties Vol. 2 - 1955-1959, OPC, 1984, 231 plates.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  The second volume of Ivo Peter's pictorial tribute to the Somerset and Dorset.  4.95

Peters, Ivo  The Somerset and Dorset in the Sixties Vol. 3 - 1960-1962, BCA/OPC, 1986, 250 plates.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Ivo Peter's pictorial chronicle of the last years of the Somerset and Dorset.  4.95

Peters, Ivo  The Somerset and Dorset in the Sixties Vol. 4 - 1963-1966, OPC, 1983, 215 plates.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG- dust wrapper with a tear in the dust wrapper near the base of the spine.  Ivo Peter's pictorial chronicle of the last years of the Somerset and Dorset.  4.95

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Peto, Bill  Peto's Register of Great Western Railway Locomotives: Vol.3 14XX and 58XX 0-4-2Ts, Irwell Press, 1998, pp96.  Edited by Martin Smith.  Small inscription, the number "814."  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight loss of colour down the dust wrapper spine.  The third volume of an authoritative series on Great Western locomotive classes. Unfortunately no further volumes were published.  18.50

Phillips, Derek  Working Yeovil to Taunton Steam, Fox, 1991, pp96 with 92 illustrations.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  The spine of the covers is sunned.  Memoirs of a fireman at Yeovil Town shed who worked the Great Western branch to Taunton after the Great Western shed at Yeovil closed in 1959.  7.50

Phillips, Derek and Eaton-Lacy, R  Working the Chard Branch, Fox, 1991, pp96 with 102 photos.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  History, description and memories of the Creech Junction - Chard Junction line of the Great Western.  7.50

Phillips, Derek  The Story of the Westbury to Weymouth Line: From the battle of the gauges to the present day, OPC, 1994, pp240.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Sections on: History, Gauge Conversion, Signals & Telegraph, Locomotives Used, Working the Line, and The Route Described. Well-illustrated throughout.  24.50

Phillips, Derek and Pryer, George  The Salisbury to Exeter Line: Recollections of the Southern route to the west, OPC, 1997, pp192.  Large Format Hb.  Very Good / Very Good.  Rubbing to the edges of the covers at the head & base of the spine, and a small tear to the dw near the head of the spine.  A well-illustrated survey of the line.  18.50

Phillips, Derek  From Salisbury to Exeter: The Branch Lines, OPC, 2000, pp240.  Large Format Hb.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper has been protected by clear foil which has been fixed to the inside of the covers by short strips of sellotape.  Recollections of the Southern Branch lines in Somerset, Devon and Dorset.  16.50

Pick, Chris  The Railway Route Book: A traveller's guide to the major and minor lines of the railway network of Britain, Willow Books, 1986, pp208.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The Bottom corners of the covers are slightly bumped, and there are two tiny internally-repaired tears at the top edge of the dust wrapper.  With sections on the Eastern Region, Midland Region, Western Region, Southern Region, and Scotland. Altogether, no fewer than 43 'routes' are examined, including a number of preserved lines.  3.95

Pielow, Simon  Eurostar, IA, 1997, pp160.  "Largish" format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  An illustrated history of the development of the Eurostar services.  6.95

Pigram, Ron and Edwards, Dennis  Cotswold Memories: Recollections of Rural Life in the Steam Age, Unicorn Books, 1st edition 1990, pp119.  The original Unicorn Books edition.  Large Format Hb.  Fine/VG+.  A largely pictorial history of railways in the Cotswolds.  4.95

Pigott, Nick  Gresley Locomotive Album: The Locomotives of Sir Nigel Gresley at Work in the British Railways Era, Bradford Barton, 1983, pp96.  Hb. VG+/VG+.  Green hardback cover.  4.95

Pike S N  Mile by Mile on the LNER: Kings Cross Edition, SLP, 1988, pp40.  Published by Silver Link Publishing for Book Club Associates.  Originally published in 1947.  Pb.  VG.  "The main line between Kings Cross and the North described in detail: gradients of the line; speed tests and mileages; viaducts, bridges and embankments; tunnels, cuttings and crossovers; streams, rivers and roads; towns, villages and churches; mines, factories and works."  3.95

Pike S N  Travelling on the Southern Railway, The Journey Mile by Mile: Waterloo Edition, Silver Link, 1988, pp36.  Published by Silver link Publishing for Book Club Associates.  First published by the Southern Railway in 1947.  Pb.  VG.  "A book of some 10000 words and 27 maps, describing in detail the main line railway between London and towns of the South and South-West; showing gradients, mileages, speeds, junctions, viaducts, tunnels, rivers and roads, with an account of features of interest and beauty to be seen from the train."  3.95

Pike, Jim  Locomotive Names: An Illustrated Dictionary, Sutton Publishing, 2000, pp199.  'Largish' format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Includes all British steam, diesel and electric locomotives, as well as locomotives from the Isle of Wight, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.  Irish and industrial locomotives are excluded.  4.95

Pilblad, John E  Flying Scotsman: The History of a Famous Engine in Pictures, Words and Sounds, Turntable, 1969, pp24 plus an E. P. 45 rpm record of the Flying Scotsman recorded in October 1968.  With contributions by D. Doherty, C. M. Bushell and W. A. Tuplin.  Large landscape format Pb.  VG.  3.95

Pirt, Keith  East Coast Main Line - Retford: The Colour of Steam Vol.7, Atlantic, 1989, pp48.  Colour of Steam Series.  Pb.  VG.  1.95

Pirt, Keith R  York: Real Steam in Colour Vol.1, Norseman, 1991, p48.  Inscription.  Pb.  VG.  Spine sunned.  An all-colour album that recaptures the atmosphere at York in the late 1950s and 60s.  3.95

Pirt, Keith R  Steam Colour Portfolio: Southern Region Vol.1, Book Law, 2005, pp96.  Large landscape format.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  An all-colour album of Southern Region steam16.50

Pirt, Keith  York: The Transition Years - Steam to Diesel, Booklaw Publications, 2010, pp72.  Compiled by Roger Hill.  No.56 in the series.  Pb.  VG.  The railways of York and the surrounding area as seen through the camera of Keith Pirt.  In colour throughout.  3.95

Pixton, Bob  Main Line Railways Around Wigan, Runpast, 1999, pp110.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive illustrated history of the main line railway network around the important industrial town of Wigan.  5.95

North Midland Portrait of a Famous Route

Pixton, Bob  North Midland Portrait of a Famous Route: Part.1 - Derby to Chesterfield, Runpast, 2000, pp80.  Large Format Pb.  Fine.  A pictorial study of the line.  6.95

Pixton, Bob  North Midland Portrait of a Famous Route Part.2: Chesterfield - Sheffield Rotherham, Runpast, 2001, pp96.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  The second part of a pictorial study of the line.  Both the original line avoiding Sheffield and the new 1870 route through Sheffield are included.  9.50

Pixton, Bob  North Midland Portrait of a Famous Route Part.3: Rotherham to Leeds, Runpast, 2002, pp80.  Large Format Pb.  VG with some superficial creasing to the covers.  The final part of a pictorial study of the line.  6.95

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Pixton, Bob  The Cheshire Lines Railway between Glazebrook and Godley: A Route of Strategic Importance, Kestrel, 2011, pp134.  Small inscription, the number "1090."  Large Format.  Card Covers. Very Good.  A comprehensive pictorial survey.  6.95

Platt, Alan  The Life and Times of Daniel Gooch, Alan Sutton, 1987, pp217.  Hb.  VG/VG-.  Internally repaired tear in the dust wrapper.  A major biography written by a fellow engineer.  12.50

Pollins, Harold  Britain's Railways: An Industrial History, D&C, 1971, pp223.  Industrial Histories of Britain Series.  Hb.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  A study of railways collectively as a major industry.  Four main themes are examined: sources & patterns of investment; operating practices; management & organisation; and labour relations.  5.95

Pomeroy, Colin A  Isle of Wight Railways: A then and now pictorial survey, SLP, 1991, pp192.  Hb. VG+ in a VG dust wrapper with slight loss of colour down the dust wrapper spine.  Includes selected track plans, a full chronology of openings and closures, a list of all named engines, trackbed footpath routes, and a selection of vintage IoW railway carriages.  8.50

Pomroy L W  The Teign Valley Line, OPC, 1984, pp136.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history of the Great Western's Teign Valley line which provided an alternative route from Newton Abbot to Exeter.  4.95

Pond C C  The Walthamstow and Chingford Railway, Walthamstow Historical Society, 2003, pp102 with pp13 of illustrations.  Monograph (New Series) No.35.  First published in 1982.  Pb.  VG.  A history of the line.  5.95

Pope, Ian; How, Bob; and Karau, Paul  An Illustrated History of the Severn & Wye Railway Forest of Dean Vol.1, Wild Swan, 1983, pp158.  The original hardback edition.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A history of the line followed by a detailed study of the section from Lydney Junction to Parkend.  16.50

Pope M  Steam Ramble No. 1: South and West, IA, 1976, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "205." Large Format.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A high-quality album described as "a gentle browse through the kaleidoscope of BR steam scenes".  3.95

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

Portway, Christopher  The Colne Valley Railway: A Pictorial Survey, Colne Valley Railway Preservation Society, pp40.  No date.  Large Format Pb.  VG- with some superficial wear and loss of colour on the covers.  "Over 60 photographs plus track plans of all stations on the original line."  3.95

Postlethwaite, Alan  The Last Days of Steam on the Southern: London, Brighton & South Coast, Alan Sutton, 1994, pp144.  Hb. Fine/VG.  Includes a number of pictures from the IOW, where a number of Brighton engines spent their last days.  6.95

Potter, David  The Talyllyn Railway, David St John Thomas, 1990, pp256 with pp32 of illustrations.  Published by David St John Thomas and distributed by David & Charles.  Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive history of Britain's first preserved railway.  5.95

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

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

Potts C R  Railways in and around Newton Abbot and Torbay, Foxline, 1993, pp108.  Scenes from the Past:19.  Small inscription, the number "409."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  The spine of the dust wrapper is sunned.  8.50

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

Potts M and Green G W  Industrial Locomotives of West Glamorgan, Industrial Railway Society, 1996, pp260 plus pp32 of illustrations.  Series editor: R. K. Hateley.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  A meticulously compiled record.  14.50

Potts M and Green G W  Industrial Locomotives of West Glamorgan, Industrial Railway Society, 1996, pp260 plus pp32 of illustrations.  Series editor: R. K. Hateley.  Pb.  VG+.  A meticulously compiled record.  12.50

Poultney, Edward Cecil  British Express Locomotive Development 1896-1948, Allen & Unwin, 1952, pp175 with 82 illustrations.  Foreword by R. A. Riddles.  Hb.  VG/Fair.  Several small tears to the dust wrapper.  "Traces the development of British express passenger locomotives designed and built between 1896 and the present day.  The locomotives which were noteworthy for some new departure in design or for unusual constructional details are presented so as to show the progress of modern design.  A large amount of information is given concerning their performance, based on official tests, and in this respect the book strikes a new note."  7.50

Powell A J  Stanier 4-6-0s at Work, IA, 1983, pp144 with numerous photographs and drawings.  At Work Series.  Small inscription, the number "477."  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  An illustrated history of the Jubilees and Black Fives.  Includes previously unpublished information about the early development and modification of the two classes.  8.50

Powell A J  Stanier Pacifics at Work, IA, 1986, pp144.  At Work Series.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  An illustrated history of the Princesses and Duchesses.  9.50

Powell A J  Stanier Locomotive Classes, IA, 1991, pp96.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  "Attempts to cover the visual features of each class and how they changed over the years, either in the course of construction or during their years of service."  4.95

Prattley, Ron  Locomotives of the Hull and Barnsley Railway: A concise guide to the locomotives designed by Kirtley, Stirling and Kitson, Historical Model Railway Society, 1997, pp46.  Large Format  Pb.  VG.  5.95

Preedy N E and Ford H L  BR Diesels in Close-Up, Bradford Barton, pp96.  No date.  Hb.  VG in a Fair dust wrapper.  Minor flaw to the bottom edge of the covers, torn dust wrapper internally repaired.  An original Bradford Barton in a "speckled" blue hardback cover.  3.95

Preedy N E  North Eastern Pacifics: A Pictorial Survey, Enterprise Transport Books/BB, no date, pp96.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A Bradford Barton reprint.  3.95

Preedy, Norman  Steam Around Gloucester, Peter Watts, 1985, pp80.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Generally VG, but there is a tiny flaw to the top edge of the glazed boards.  A well-produced album of the steam railway in the Gloucester area.  5.95

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

Price J H  Manx Electric 1957-1962, Light Railway Transport League, 1962, pp12.  Pb.  VG.  A Modern Tramway report on the first five year's work of the Manx Electric Railway Board.  3.50

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

Priddle, Rod and Hyde, David  GWR to Devizes, Millstream Books, 1996, pp272 with 280 illustrations and 90 line drawings.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  The top front corner of the covers is slightly bumped, and there is a one-inch internally repaired tear at the top rear of the dust wrapper spine.  A substantial tribute to the Great Western railway branch from Holt Junction to Devizes.  24.50

Prideaux J D C A  Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Album, D&C, 1974, pp96.  British Light Railway Albums Series.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Some slight wear at the lower edge of the dust wrapper.  6.95

Prideaux J D C A  The English Narrow Gauge Railway: A Pictorial History, D&C, 1976, pp96.  Glazed Boards. Near VG.  Slight rubbing to the corners of the glazed boards; some browning to the page edges.  A carefully chosen selection of historical illustrations.  5.95

Prideaux J D C A  The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Remembered, D&C, 1989, pp96.  First published in 1974 as Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Album.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  Two small tears in the dust wrapper at the base of the spine have been internally repaired.  6.95

Priestley, Henry  Great Railway Photographers, Milepost Publishing, 1996, pp48.  Presented by Colin Garratt in association with Henry Priestly.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  Fine in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  Eighty of Henry Priestley's previously unpublished pictures.  2.95

Protheroe, Ernest  Railways of the World, George Routledge & Sons, pp752 with 16 coloured plates and 419 illustrations.  No date.  Inscription dated 1922.  Hb.  Fair+.  The gold lettering on the spine is faded.  A pre-grouping history of the world's railways.  The first twenty five chapters are devoted to British Railways, with separate chapters for each of the main railway companies.  The rest of the world is covered in a further six chapters, with a chapter for each continent. Similarly Scotland and Ireland are only given a single chapter each.  7.50

Proud, John H  The Chronicle of the Stockton & Darlington Railway to 1863, North Eastern Railway Association, 1998, pp44 with illustrations and a bibliography.  Large Format Pb.  VG+.  5.95

Proud, John H  The History of Middlesbrough Dock 1842 - 2000: As seen from the perspective of the railway owning companies, author, 2000, pp32.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  An illustrated booklet outlining the history of Middlesbrough dock which was owned in turn by the Stockton & Darlington Railway, the North Eastern Railway and the LNER.  7.50

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

Pryer G A   Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways Vol.1: GWR Lines in Dorset, author, pp40.  No date.  Large Format.  Stapled card covers.  VG.  Covers: Weymouth to Castle Cary, Easton to Weymouth Junction, Upwey Junction to Abbotsbury, Maiden Newton to West Bay, and Yeovil Pen Mill to Langport.  16.50

Pryer G A  Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways Vol.3: Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway, author, pp59.  No date.  Large Format.  Stapled card covers.  VG.  Covers all purely Somerset & Dorset lines plus Bath Green Park, but not the Southern Railway lines that the Somerset & Dorset used to reach Bournemouth.  16.50

Pryer G A  Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways Vol.19: SR Lines in the Portsmouth Area, author, pp55.  No date.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good+.  Covers: Portsmouth Harbour to Chichester, Fareham to Gosport, Fareham to Portcreek & Farlington Jcns, Hayling Island Branch, and Stokes Bay Branch.  14.50

Pryer G A  Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways Vol.21: S.R. Lines Woking, Guildford, and the "Portsmouth Direct", author, Large Format Pb. VG pp59 plus a fold up diagram of Woking.  Includes Hampton Court Junction to Woking, Woking to Havant, Hampton Court Junction to Guildford via Cobham, Effingham Junction to Leatherhead, and Petersfield to Midhurst.  16.50

Pryer G A  Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways Vol.22: Midland and South Western Junction, author, pp31. No date.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  The entire line is covered including the Tidworth branch.  16.50

Pryer G A  Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways Vol.23: GWR: Lines in the Bristol Area, author, pp53. No date.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  Includes Bath Spa to Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol Temple Meads to Severn Tunnel Junction, Bristol Relief Line, Avonmouth to Pilning Junction, Filton Junction / Stoke Gifford to Hallen Marsh, and The Bristol Harbour Goods Lines.  16.50

Pryer G A  Signal Box Diagrams of the Great Western & Southern Railways Vol.25: GWR: Swindon Area, author, pp62. No date.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  Includes Didcot (excluded) to Swindon, Swindon to Standish Junction, the Faringdon branch, The Cirencester branch, and The Highworth Branch.  16.50

Pryer G A  An Historical Survey of Selected Southern Stations: Track Layouts and Illustrations Vol.1, OPC, 1st edition 1980, pp136.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the top edge of the dust wrapper.  14.50

Pryer G A  Track Layout Diagrams of the Southern Railway and BR S.R. Section S8: Windsor lines, R. A. Cooke, 1981, pp32.  Card Covers with a plastic ring binding.  Generally VG, but with damage to the plastic ring and some vertical creasing and the remains of an old price sticker on the rear cover.  Comprehensive track plans covering Reading to Wokingham, Wokingham to Clapham Jcn, Frimley to Ascot, Chertsey Line, Windsor to Staines, Kingston Loop, Shepperton Branch, Hounslow Loop, East Putney Line, and Richmond & Kensington Line.  8.50

Pryer G A  Track Layout Diagrams of the Southern Railway and BR S.R. Section S2: Southampton, R. A. Cooke, 1983, pp31 (pages are single sided).  Card Covers with plastic ring.  Fair.  Some of the plastic combs are broken; there is also a vertical crease to the rear cover which affects the last five pages. Comprehensive track plans covering Brockenhurst to Southampton (Tunnel Jcn), Southampton Docks to Eastleigh, St Denys to Fareham (Excluded), and the Fawley Branch.  6.95

Pryer G A  A Pictorial Record of Southern Signals, OPC, 1991, pp200.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive well-illustrated survey of the signals, track layouts, signal boxes, and signalling practices of the Southern Railway.  12.50

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