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Radford, Brian  Midland Line Memories A Pictorial History of the Midland Railway between London (St Pancras) and Derby, Midas, 1983, pp144.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Spine sunned.  A nostalgic pictorial trip down the Midland main line.  £3.95

Radford, Brian  Midland Through the Peak, 1988, pp144.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper spine slightly sunned, slight wear to the corners of the dust wrapper.  A pictorial history of the Midland Railway routes between Derby and Manchester.  £5.95

Radford, Brian  Rail Centres No.7: Derby, Book Law, 2007, pp160.  First published by Ian Allan in 1986.  Glazed boards with dw.  VG in a VG+ dust wrapper.  The glazed boards are bumped at the top of the spine.  A well-illustrated history of railways in the Derby area.  £6.95

Ramsey, Hugh (Ed)  Railway Reflections: Farewell to the Deltics, pp32.  Special edition no.1.  "Picturing every Deltic ... a farewell tribute to a unique locomotive."  Large Format Pb.  VG.  £2.95

Ramsey, Hugh D  Western Reflections, Imperial Publishers, 1985, pp60.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  A pictorial tribute to Great Western Steam for GW150, mainly colour with some black & white.  £1.95

Ramsey, Hugh  The Steaming Sixties: Steam on Shed, A Tour of BR Engine Sheds, Irwell Press, 2012, pp80 with colour illustrations throughout.  Notes by Ian Sixsmith.  Small inscription, the number "1057."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good+.  Brief details of some of the last functioning steam sheds combined with well-captioned colour illustrations.  £5.95

Randall, Chris  Renewing the Tube: Metronet, pp24.  Published with Issue 563 of Rail.  Large Format Pb.  Very Good.  An illustrated booklet published when Metronet won a 30-year contract to maintain and upgrade two thirds of the London Underground.  £0.95

Rankin, Stuart and Woods, Michael  Newcastle 900 Railways, British Rail Eastern Region, 1980, pp32. Small inscription, the number 815.  Card Covers.  VG.  A Celebration of the 900th Anniversary of Newcastle upon Tyne.  £0.95

Ransom P J G  Railways Revived, Faber & Faber, 1973, pp183, 16 plates and 6 maps.  Foreword by L T C Rolt.  Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  Early days on the preserved lines with chapters on The Talyllyn, The Festiniog, The Welshpool & Llanfair, The Bluebell, The Middleton, The Worth Valley, The Ravenglass & Eskdale, The Isle of Man, The Severn Valley, The Dart Valley, and The Lochty Private Railway.  £2.95

Ransom P J  The Archaeology of Railways, World's Work, 1981, pp304.  Large Format Hb.  VG+/VG.  Describes and illustrates the immense number of relics of the steam age still to be found on the present network, in museums, on preserved lines and on lines long closed.  The illustrations, many in colour, are particularly well chosen.  £5.95

Ransom P J G  The Archaeology of the Transport Revolution 1750-1850, BCA/World's Work, 1984, p208.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  An illustrated study with chapters on: One Transport Revolution or Two; Road, River and Sea down to 1800; Canals & Tramroads; Steam Carriages, Boats & Locomotives: the First Pioneers; Roads & Coaching: the Heyday; Steam Boats & Locomotives in Commercial Use; Trunk Railways, Late Canals & Transatlantic Steamers; The Transport Revolution Completed.  £4.95

Ransom P J G  Your Book of Steam Railway Preservation, Faber & Faber, 1989, pp93 with 55 illustrations.  Inscription from the author.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.  An introduction to preserved steam railways.  £1.95

Ransom P J G  Narrow Gauge Steam: Its origins and world-wide development, OPC, 1996, pp192.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Superficial rubbing to the edges of the covers.  The story of how steam engines were first developed for narrow gauge railways in mid-Victorian times and how their design subsequently progressed, both in Britain and around the world.  £6.95

Ransom P J G  Locomotion: Two Centuries of Train Travel, Sutton, 2001, pp215.  Hb. Fine/VG+.  "Celebrates 200 years of railway history and railway writing.  The compiler has made a fascinating selection from fact and fiction to illustrate the attractions of train travel and the human side of running a railway.  He includes memorable extracts describing rail travel in Britain, Continental Europe, Canada, the U.S.A. and India which give a vivid impression of the development and diversity of railways since the pioneering days of the early 1800s."  £3.95

Ransome-Wallis P  On Engines in Britain and France, IA, 1957, pp244 including pp32 of illustrations.  Inscription.  Hb.  VG/Fair.  Dust wrapper repaired.  Post-war footplate trips with the final two chapters on footplate rides in France.  £5.95

Ransome-Wallis P  World's Smallest Public Railway: A Guide to the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, IA, 1957, pp60.  Small format Pb.  VG-.  An illustrated history.  £1.95

Ransome-Wallis P  The Concise Encyclopaedia of World Railway Locomotives, Hutchison, 1959, pp512 with 16 colour plates and 128 b/w plates.  With contributions by G. Freeman Allen, P. Ransome-Wallis, H. M. Le Fleming, David P. Morgan, J. M. Doherty; C. R. H. Simpson, S. O. Ell, O. S. Nock and F. J. G. Haut.  Hb.  VG/Fair.  Wear to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine, plus three of the corners have been internally repaired.  A very substantial study of world traction written during the transition period from steam to diesel and electric traction.  Chapters on: Diesel Railway Traction, Diesel Traction in North America, Electric Motive Power, The Reciprocating Steam Locomotive, Modern Steam Locomotives, Testing of Locomotives, The Steam Locomotive in Traffic, The Organization of a Steam Motive Power Depot, Unconventional Forms of Railway Motive Power, and The Gas Turbine in Railway Service.  £6.95

Ransome-Wallis P  Locomotives and Trains of the Big Four, IA, 1978, pp128.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The red spine of dust wrapper is slightly sunned.  An album consisting exclusively of pre-nationalisation photos of the GWR, LMS, LNER and SR.  £3.95

Ransome-Wallis P  Snowdon Mountain Railway: The Story of the Railway and its Trains, IA, 5th edition 1979, pp48.  Small format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An illustrated booklet.  £1.95

Ransome-Wallis, P  Roaming the Southern Rails, IA, 1979, pp128.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  Tear at the bottom rear edge of the dust wrapper with slight loss.  A large format album in the Roaming Series.  £5.95

Ransome-Wallis P  The Last Steam Locomotives of British Railways, BCA/IA, 1988, pp191.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive class-by-class survey.  A classic album from the 60s, reprinted for the Railway Book Club.  £3.95

Ratcliffe, David  Modern Private Owner Wagons on British Rail, PSL, 1989, pp168.  Pb.  VG.  Describes all private owner wagons that have run on BR since 1976.  £4.95

Ratcliffe, David  Private-Owner Wagons in Colour: For the Modeller and Historian, IA, 2009, pp96.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  Focuses on the private-owner wagons of the last quarter of the 20th century.  £4.95

Rayner, Bryan  Southern Electrics in View, Southern Electric Group, 1982, pp32.  Pb.  VG.  The illustrations provide a representative cross-section of southern emus from the beginning up to the early 80s.  £3.95

Reade, Lewis  Branch Line Memories Vol.1: Great Western, Atlantic, 1983, pp48.  Pb.  VG.  An affectionate photographic portrait of Great Western branch lines.  £2.95

Rear W G  LMS Branch Lines in North Wales Vol.1, Wild Swan, 1986, pp170.  Large Format Hb.  Fine/VG+.  A comprehensive survey of branches that the author knew intimately in his youth as a fireman at Bangor shed, illustrated with a variety of photographs, track plans and signalling diagrams.  £18.50

Rear W G and Williams M F  The Cambrian Coast Railway, Foxline, 1988, pp80.  Scenes from the Past:4.  Small inscription, the number "93."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Some loss of colour down the spine.  The Cambrian Railways line from Dovey Junction to Pwllheli.  £5.95

Rear W G and Jones N  The Llangollen Line Ruabon to Barmouth, Foxline, 1990, 175 illustrations. Scenes from the Past 9: Railways of North Wales.  Small inscription, the number "333."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  £8.50

Rear W G  The Conwy Valley Line: Blaenau Ffestiniog to Llandudno Junction, Foxline, 1991, 160 illustrations.  Scenes from the Past 12: Railways of North Wales.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  The hardback version.  £16.50

Rear W G  The Conwy Valley Line: Blaenau Ffestiniog to Llandudno Junction, Foxline, 1991, 160 illustrations.  Scenes from the Past 12: Railways of North Wales.  The paperback edition.  Small inscription, the number "507."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Slight creasing across the rear top corner of the covers.  £8.50

Rear W G (Bill)  Railways of North Wales: Bangor, Foxline, 1992, pp80.  Scenes from the Past:14.  Large Format Pb.  VG with slight wear to the covers at the base of the spine.  £8.50

Rear W G  The Denbigh and Mold Line, Foxline, pp104.  No date.  Scenes from the Past: 15 Railways of North Wales.  Small inscription, the number "511."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A pictorial history a LNWR branch in North Wales.  £10.50

Rear W G  Caernarvon and the Lines from Afonwen and Llanberis, Foxline, 1996, pp94.  Scenes from the Past 28: Railways of North Wales.  Small inscription, the number "257."  Large Format.  Card Covers.   VG.  A detailed pictorial history of the LNWR lines from Caernarvon to Afonwen on the Cambrian Line and to Llanberis.  £12.50

Rear, Bill  From Chester to Holyhead: The Branch Lines, OPC, 2003, pp256.  Small inscription, the number "92."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A detailed and highly illustrated account of all the branch lines connecting with the Chester and Holyhead Railway.  £12.50

Reed, Brian  Locomotives in Profile Vol.2, Profile Publications, 1971, pp292.  Hb.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  There is slight wear along the top edge of the dust wrapper.  The second twelve Locomotive Profiles in a single volume including: Nord Pacifics, Pennsylvania Pacifics, The Crewe Type, Union Pacific 4-12-2s, Jones Goods & Indian L, German Austerity 2-10-0, Gresley A4s, The American 4-8-4, R.O.D. 2-8-0s, Merchant Navy Pacifics, Darjeeling Tanks, and Pennsylvania Duplexii.  £16.50

Reed, Brian  LNER Non-Streamlined Pacifics, Profile Publishing, pp24.  Loco Profile 1.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated booklet with colour centrefold.  £2.95

Reed, Brian  Great Western 4-Cylinder 4-6-0s, Profile Publishing, pp49-72.  Loco Profile 3.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated booklet with a colour centrefold.  £2.95

Reed, Brian  British Single-Drivers, Profile Publishing, pp97-124 with colour centrefold.  Loco Profile 5.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history.  £3.95

Reed, Brian  Jones Goods and Indian L, Profile Publishing, 1971, pp97-120.  Loco Profile 17.  Pb.  Four small marks on the cover else VG.  An illustrated booklet.  £2.95

Reed, Brian  Crewe Locomotive Works and Its Men, D&C, 1985, pp256 including 30pp of illustrations.  Hb.  VG+/VG+.  A comprehensive history of Crewe works.  £9.50

Reed, Brian  British Locomotive Classes: Principal 'Big Four' Locomotive Classes as at 1945, PRC, 1996, pp62.  Introduction by Michael Harris.  First published by the Locomotive Publishing Company in 1945 under the title Modern Locomotive Classes.  Large Format. Glazed boards with a dust wrapper. VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  There is a half-inch internally repaired tear at the head of the dust wrapper. Brief details of some sixty designs, with an illustration and line drawing of each one.  £3.95

Reed M J E  The Island Terriers: The LB&SCR Terrier Class on the Railways of the Isle of Wight, Kingfisher, 1989, pp48.  Large Format Pb.  Very Good.  There is a one-inch graze near the bottom front corner of the front cover.  An illustrated history that considers each individual locomotive in turn.  £6.95

Rees, Gareth  Early Railway Prints: A Social History of the Railways from 1825 to 1850, Phaidon, 1980, pp128.  Inscription.  Large landscape format Hb.  VG/VG.  Quarter-inch tear in the top edge of the dw.  A collection of 95 early railway prints, 31 in colour.  £5.95

Rees, Philip  The Royal Road: 150 Years of Enterprise, British Rail (Western Region)/Avon Anglia, 1985, pp68.  Pb.  Fine.  Philip Rees was Chief Civil Engineer of the Western Region when he wrote this illustrated history of the GWR to celebrate GWR150.  £1.95

Rhodes, John  The Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway, IA, 1982, pp128.  Hb.  VG+ in a Fair+ dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper has been repaired at the head of the spine and at the top of the rear dust wrapper fold; also some loss of colour down the spine.  A history of the line followed by a tour along the western section of the line from Little Bytham to South Lynn.  An appendix includes drawings of the station buildings at Thorney, Walpole, Holbeach, Gedney, Eye Green, Murrow and Counter Drain.  £9.50

Rhodes, John  Bourne to Essendine, KMS Books, 1986, pp48.  VG.  Inscription.  Signed by the author.  Pb.  An illustrated history of a line that linked the Great Northern main line to the Midland & Great Northern Joint Line.  £5.95

Rhodes, Michael  Freight Trains of British Rail, OPC, 1982, 146 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Freight operations in the early 19 80s.  £7.50

Rhodes, Michael and Shannon, Paul  Freight Only Vol.2: Southern and Central England, SLP, 1988, pp160.  Pb.  VG.  A well-illustrated guide to BR freight operations in 1988, listing all freight workings in the Western Region, the Southern Region, the Eastern and Anglia Region, and the London Midland Region.  £3.95

Rhodes, Michael and Shannon, Paul  Freight Only Vol.3: Wales and Scotland, SLP, 1988, pp136.  Pb.  VG.  A comprehensive illustrated guide to BR freight operations in 1988, listing all freight workings in Wales and Scotland.  £4.95

Rhodes, Michael  The Illustrated History of British Marshalling Yards, OPC, 1988, pp247.  Small inscription, the number "98."  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  Twenty-five major marshalling yards are studied in detail.  More than forty full track diagrams were specially drawn for this work, including the following: Bescot (1960 & 1966), Carlisle (1963, 1974 & 1985), Crewe Basford Hall (1940), Doncaster (1950 & 1986), Feltham (1923), Healey Mills (1964 & 1985), March Whitemoor (1900 & 1933), Margam (1960 & 1988), Millerhill (1962 & 1986), Severn Tunnel Junction (1961 & 1985), Tees (1963), Temple Mills (1959 & 1982), Thornton (1958 & 1986), Tinsley (1966 & 1885), Toton (1940 & 1985) and Willesden (1985).  £22.50

Rich F  Yesterday Once More: A Story of Brighton Steam, P. E. Waters & Associates, 1996, pp168 plus 64 illustrations.  Pb.  VG+.  Pre-grouping recollections of LB&SCR engineman collected and retold by the author.  £5.95

Richardson, Paul  Evocative Steam, Osprey, 1st edition 1985, pp128.  Pb.  VG.  Osprey Colour SeriesThe majesty of preserved steam in colour from the Railway Photographer of the Year 1982-1983.  £1.95

Riley R C  Brighton Line Album, IA, 1967, pp112.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Foxing to the endpapers.  An album spanning 70 years on the London Brighton & South Coast Railway.  £3.95

Riley R C  Great Eastern Album, IA, 1975, pp112.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  An album dedicated to the lines of the former Great Eastern Railway. The Great Eastern had a virtual monopoly of traffic over most of East Anglia and ran one of the most intensive suburban passenger services in the world into Liverpool Street.  £4.95

Riley R C  Great Western Album No.2, IA, 1st edition 1970, pp112.  Inscription.  Hb.  VG/VG.  Dust wrapper internally repaired at the head of the spine.  A second album of Great Western steam.  £3.95

Riley R C  The Somerset and Dorset Line, Atlantic, 1984, pp36.  Colour of Steam Vol.2.  Pb.  VG+.  £0.95

Riley R C and Waller, Peter  The Power of the Castles, OPC, 2003, pp112.  Power Series.  Large Format Hb.  Fine/VG+.  £12.50

Rimmer A  The Cromford and High Peak Railway, Oakwood, 1962, pp36.  First published in 1956.  Locomotion Papers No.10.  Pb.  VG+.  An illustrated history.  £2.95

Rippon, Bartle  The Amble Branch, Kestrel, 2007, pp68.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  A well-illustrated history of the Amble Branch in Northumberland.  £6.95

Robbins, Michael  The Isle of Wight Railways, Oakwood, 2nd revised edition 1963, pp38 plus pp16 of plates.  First published in 1953.  Oakwood Library of Railway History No. 54.  VG.  Paper covered boards with cloth spine.  £3.95

Robbins, Michael  The Railway Age, Penguin, 1965, pp192.  First published in 1962 as a hardback by Routledge and Kegan Paul.  Pb.  VG-.  Some "browning" of the pages.  "A colourful, informative account of the hectic heyday of the iron road, when speculators crashed, trains were kidnapped by rival companies, and stations erupted in their Gothic splendour."  £1.95

Robbins, Michael  George & Robert Stephenson, HMSO, 1981, pp69 plus 10 illustrations. First published by Oxford University Press in 1966.  Pb.  Very Good.  Spine slightly sunned.  A short biography.  £1.95

Robertson, Kevin and Simmonds, Roger  An Illustrated History of the Lambourn Branch, Wild Swan, 1984, pp164.  Large Format Hb.  VG/VG with a tiny indentation to the top rear edge of the covers.  Spine of dw slightly faded, slight wear to the dw at the head of the spine, some loss of the plastic laminate covering of the dw near the bottom corners.  £10.50

Robertson, Kevin  The Southsea Railway, Kingfisher, 1985, pp32.  Inscription.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  Slight browning to the covers.  An illustrated history of the short-lived branch from Fratton to Southsea.  £10.50

Robertson, Kevin  150 Great Western Railway Years, Kingfisher, 1985, pp56 including many illustrations and 2 colour plates.  Large format Pb.  Very Good+.  A series of illustrated essays on the Great Western Railway with sections on: The Beginning of an Era, Broad Gauge, Development of the System, Personalities, Engineering Prowess, Signalling, Great Western Magic, Enlargement of the System, Ancillary Services, Records on the Line, Peace & War, Carriages, Goods Wagons & Services, Locomotives, The Changing Scene, and The Western Today.  £0.95

Robertson, Kevin  The Last Days of Steam in Oxfordshire, Alan Sutton, 1987, pp137.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  A fascinating pictorial record of the last days of steam in Oxfordshire.  £3.95

Robertson, Kevin  The Last Days of Steam in Berkshire, Alan Sutton, 1987, pp148.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight creasing to the lower rear edge of the dust wrapper.  Photographs featuring the final years of Berkshire steam.  £3.95

Robertson, Kevin and Abbott, David  GWR The Badminton Line: A Portrait of a Railway, AS, 1st Edition 1988, pp231 with numerous illustrations, drawings & diagrams.  Inscription under the flap of the dust wrapper.  Hb.  "Fine" in a "Very Good+" dust wrapper.  An illustrated history of the Great Western "cut-off" line from Wootton Bassett to Patchway that provided faster access to the Severn Tunnel and Wales, followed by a detailed description of the line and of the individual stations.  £4.95

Robertson, Kevin  Leader Steam's Last Chance, Alan Sutton, 1988, pp123.  Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  The full story of Bulleid's doomed attempt to design a revolutionary new steam engine.  £5.95

Robertson, Kevin  The Last Days of Steam in Hampshire, Alan Sutton, 1990, pp136.  Glazed boards with dw.  Very Good+ / Very Good+.  Slight wear to the top back edge of the rear cover.  A selection of atmospheric photographs showing the final years of Hampshire steam.  £3.95

Robertson, Kevin and Abbott, David  The Marlborough Branch: The Railways of Savernake and Marlborough, Irwell Press, 1990, pp90.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  An illustrated history of the Great Western branch to Marlborough.  £11.50

Robertson, Kevin  Great Western Railway Halts Vol.1, Irwell Press, 1990, pp130.  Large format Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight wear along the top edge of the dust wrapper.  An illustrated survey of all Great Western Halts. Volume One covers the halts starting with the letters A through L.  £16.50

Robertson, Kevin  Great Western Railway Halts Vol.2, KRB Publications, 2002, pp130 with over 200 photographs and drawings.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper. An illustrated survey of all Great Western Halts. Volume two covers all halts starting with the letters ‘M’ through ‘Y’.  £12.50

Robertson, Kevin  Locomotives Between the Wars, AS, 1995, pp131.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A collection of locomotive photos from the 30s, with sections on each of the four groups.  £3.95

Robertson, Kevin  Odd Corners of the GWR from the Days of Steam, Sutton Publishing, 1999, pp146.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  "Covers subjects as diverse as experimental signal design, station furniture, the petrol railcar, the 1930s camping coach, and even the GWR's accident record."  £5.95

Robertson, Kevin  Winchester (Great Western) ... a snapshot in time ...., KRB Publication, 2002, pp46.  "Largish" format Pb.  VG.  Further information on the Didcot, Newbury and Southampton with chapters on: The Early Years, The Power Signalling, and Hard & Difficult Times with an appendix on Working at Winchester Circa 1925.  £6.95

Robertson, Kevin More Odd Corners of the GWR from the Days of Steam, Sutton Publishing, 2003, pp146.  Hb.  VG+/VG.  "The photographs shed light on signal boxes, coaches, locomotives and staff at work, while the text details such matters as slip coach working, the design and style of cast-iron number plates, and engineering principles from the CCE department."  £6.95

Robertson, Kevin  London, Brighton and South Coast Miscellany, OPC, 2004, pp127.  Large format Hb. VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A high-quality pictorial tribute.  £8.50

Robertson, Kevin  The Leader Project: Fiasco or Triumph?, OPC, 2007, pp160 with numerous illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Kevin Robinson tells the full story of Oliver Bulleid's brave attempt to develop a revolutionary new steam locomotive to compete with the diesels.  £9.50

Robertson, Kevin  Britain's Railways in Wartime, OPC, 2008, pp128.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A pictorial study of the war years.  £8.50

Robertson, Kevin  First Generation DMUs, IA, 2009, pp80.  First published in 2004.  British Railways Pictorial Series.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  A pictorial survey.  £6.95

Robertson, Leslie S  Narrow Gauge Railways - Two Feet and Under being a treatise by Leslie S Robertson first published in 1898, Plateway, 1988, pp68 with additional material and a new introduction by Andrew Neale.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Spine slightly sunned.  Describes a number of narrow gauge lines including the Duffield Bank, Eaton Hall, Festiniog, Lynton & Barnstaple, Woolwich Arsenal and Darjeeling - Himalaya.  £8.50

Robertson, Reg  Steaming through the War Years: Reminiscences on the Ex-GER Lines in London, Oakwood, 1996, pp152.  Series RS3.  Pb.  VG.  £7.50

Robinson, Gerald  Steam Days, IA, 1992, pp112.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper has been internally repaired at the head of the spine.  The 200 colour plates of BR steam from the author's collection.  £3.95

Robinson, Peter J  West Coast Border Steam, IA, 1977, pp64.  Small inscription, the number "462."  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A pictorial album featuring steam on the many lines radiating from Carlisle.  £3.95

Robinson, Peter W  Railways of Cumbria, Dalesman, 1980, pp96.  Landscape format Pb.  VG.  A pictorial history.  £3.95

Robinson, Peter W  Rail Centres: Carlisle, IA, 1st edition 1986, pp144.  Rail Centres No.6.  The original Ian Allan edition.  Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  Traces the turbulent development of railways in the border city, which was served by seven separate railway companies until 1923.  £6.95

Robinson, Peter W  Rail Centres: CarlisleBooklaw Publications, 2004, pp144.  First published by Ian Allan in 1986.  Rail Centres No.6.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Traces the turbulent development of railways in the border city, which was served by no fewer than seven separate railway companies until 1923.  £5.95

Robinson, Peter and Groundwater, Ken  British Railways Past and Present No.4 The North East, SLP, 1987, pp104.  Pb.  VG.  Spine slightly sunned. Over 90 locations including Newcastle and Tyneside, Stockton and Teesside, Darlington, Durham and Hexham.  £4.95

Robinson, Peter J  The 30s and 31s Rail 15 Portfolios, IA, 1991, pp64.  Inscription.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  An all-colour album.  £5.95

Robinson, Peter W  Rail Centres No.6: Carlisle, Booklaw Publications, 2004, pp144.  First published by Ian Allan in 1986.  Glazed boards with dw.  Fine/Fine.  Traces the turbulent development of railways in the border city, which was served by seven separate railway companies until 1923.  £6.95

Robinson, Peter W  Cumbria's Lost Railways, Stenlake, 2002, pp48.  Landscape format Pb. VG+.  A pictorial survey featuring illustrations of closed stations in the area.  £3.95

Robinson, W Heath  Railway Ribaldry, Great Western Railway, James Milne, General Manager, 1935, pp96.  Generally VG, but with superficial wear to the oversized covers that were characteristic of many paperbacks before the war.  A collection of humorous drawings published to celebrate the Great Western centenary in 1935.  £16.50

Robotham, Robert  The Last Years of the Great Central Main Line, IA, 1986, pp112.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  An affectionate history of the line's vain struggle for survival from the mid-50s until its eventual closure in 1966.  Well-illustrated throughout.  £8.50

Robotham, Robert  On Somerset & Dorset Lines, IA, 1st edition 1995, pp80.  Glazed Boards. VG+.  Landscape format all-colour album.  £5.95

Robotham, Robert  On Highland Lines, IA, 2000, pp80.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  An all-colour album featuring the lines of the Highland Railway.  £5.95

Robotham, Robert and Curran, Joe  The Wee Donegal Revisited: More Views of the County Donegal Railways in Colour, Colourpoint Books, 2002, pp108.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  An all-colour pictorial tribute to the County Donegal Railways.  £12.50

Roche T W E  Go Great Western, Forge Books, 1984, pp64.  First published in 1966.  Pb.  VG.  Owner's address sticker inside the covers.  Reminiscences of the GWR main line and branches in Devon.  £5.95

Roden, Andrew  Great Western Railway: A History, Aurum Press, 2010, pp306 plus pp16 of illustrations.  Hb.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A recent single-volume history of the Great Western Railway.  £4.95

Roden, Andrew  Flying Scotsman: The Extraordinary Story of the World's Most Famous Train, Aurum Press, 3rd edition 2016, pp192.  "Largish" format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  First published in 2007.  A comprehensive history of Flying Scotsman, both as an LNER and British Railways express passenger locomotive and in preservation days.  Well-illustrated throughout with a fair amount of colour.  £3.95

Rodgers, David  Preserved Steam Album, Jane's, 1986, pp96.  Landscape format. Glazed Boards.  VG+.  A wide-ranging all-colour album featuring steam operation on the heritage railways.  £2.95

Rogers H C B  Thompson & Peppercorn Locomotive Engineers, IA, 1979, pp160.  Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A well-illustrated engineering biography of the last two Chief Mechanical Engineers on the LNER.  £4.95

Rogers H C B  Thompson & Peppercorn Locomotive Engineers, Book Law, 1997, pp160.  First published by Ian Allan in 1979.  Address label inside the covers.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Bottom front corner of the covers bumped.   A well-illustrated engineering biography of the last two Chief Mechanical Engineers of the LNER.  £4.95

Rogers H C B (Colonel) Transition from Steam, IA, 1980, pp128.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  There is a small internally-repaired tear at the bottom of the front dust wrapper fold.  An authoritative and thought-provoking history of post-war traction policy on British Railways.  £5.95

Rogers H C B  Riddles and the '9Fs', IA, 1982, pp112.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  An illustrated history of the last main line steam engine designed in Britain.  £6.95

Rogers H C B  Steam from Waterloo, D&C, 1985, pp144.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  Eighty years of Waterloo steam, from the Adams classes to the Bulleid Pacifics.  £4.95

Rogers H C B  Express Steam Locomotive Development in Great Britain and France, OPC, 1990, pp120.  Inscription.  Large Format Hb.  VG/VG with slight wear to the top edge of the dust wrapper.  An authoritative assessment of the major developments in both countries, well-illustrated throughout.  £8.50

Rogers, James and Hardingham, Roger  Southern Region Locomotive Shed Allocations 10th December 1953, Kingfisher, 1981, pp44 with b/w illustrations and a fold-out map showing SR shed locations in the rear.  Pb.  VG.  Old price sticker on the front cover.  £4.95

Rolt L T C  Red for Danger: A History of Railway Accidents and Railway Safety Precautions, Bodley Head, 1st edition 1955, pp225.  Inscriptions both inside the front cover and on the preliminary title page.  Hb.  VG in a Fair dust wrapper.  Tears to the internally-repaired dust wrapper with slight loss at the top of the rear page near the spine.  A first edition of L. T. C. Rolt's ground-breaking study of railway accidents and the development of railway safety.  £7.50

Rolt L T C  Red for Danger: A History of Railway Accidents and Railway Safety Precautions, Bodley Head, 1st edition 1955, pp225.  Hb.  No dust wrapper.  VG.  A first edition of L. T. C. Rolt's ground-breaking study of railway accidents and the development of railway safety.  £3.95

Rolt L T C  Red for Danger: A History of Railway Accidents and Railway Safety, D&C, 4th edition 1982, pp308.  Additional material by Geoffrey Kichenside.  Hb.  VG/VG. The spine of the dust wrapper is sunned.  A classic study of railway accidents and the development of railway safety.  In this edition Geoffrey Kichenside extends Rolt's original narrative for a further 40 years to 1980.  £7.50

Rolt L T C  George and Robert Stephenson, Longmans, 1st edition 1960, pp356 plus 23 illustrations.  Inscription. Hb.  VG/VG-.  Dw edges internally repaired.  A first edition of a major study which emphasises the crucial role played by Robert in the Stephenson partnership.  £12.50

Rolt L T C  Railway Adventure, Sutton, 1998, pp152.  First published in 1953 by Constable.  Inscription.  Pb.  VG.  A classic account of the struggle to rescue the Talyllyn Railway.  £3.95

Rolt L T C  Patrick Stirling's Locomotives, Hamish Hamilton, 1964, pp64.  Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  Repaired tear in the dust wrapper.  An illustrated booklet.  £4.95

Rolt L T C (Editor)  Talyllyn Century: The Talyllyn Railway 1865-1965, D&C, 1965, pp126.  Contributions by J. B. Snell, J. I. C. Boyd, P. B. Whitehouse and L. T. C. Rolt.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  £6.95

Rolt L T C  Look at Railways, Panther, Revised edition 1969, pp94.  Illustrated by John Young.  Pb.  VG- with slight wear to dw edges & slight browning to the page edges.  Introductory.  £2.50

Rolt L T C  Landscape with Machines: An Autobiography, Longman, 2nd impression of 1st edition 1971, pp230 plus pp16 of illustrations. Inscription.  Hb. VG/VG; Landscape with Canals: An Autobiography, Allen Lane, 1987, pp188.  Inscription.  Hb. VG/VG; Landscape with Figures: The Final Part of his Autobiography, Alan Sutton, 1st edition 1992, pp188. Inscription.  Hb.  Fine/Fine.  All three volumes of Tom Rolt’s autobiography: £48.50

Rolt L T C  The Making of a Railway, AS, 1990, pp154.  Hb.  VG+/VG+.  Newton's photographic record of the construction of the Great Central's London extension with text by Tom Rolt.  £7.50

Rose, Peter  Leeds, Bellcode, 1992, pp96.  Railway Memories No.3Card Covers.  Very Good.  A largely photographic survey.  £8.50

Rose, Peter  Return to York, Bellcode, pp96.  No date.  Railway Memories No.5.  Pb.  Fine.  A largely photographic survey of the railway in and around York.  £5.95

Ross, David  British Steam Railways: A History of Steam Locomotives - 1800 to the Present Day, Parragon, 2002, pp160.  "Largish" format.  Glazed boards with dw.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  Well-illustrated with over 200 colour and b/w photographs.  £3.95

Ross, David  British Steam Railways: A History of Steam Locomotives - 1800 to the Present Day, Parragon, 2005, pp160.  "Largish" format Pb.  VG.  Illustrated with over 200 colour and b/w photographs.  £2.95

Ross, David  The Illustrated History of British Steam Railways: The Legacy of the Steam Locomotive, Marks & Spencer, 2004, pp320.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  Fine in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  A lavishly produced showcase of all that steam railways have achieved with the following chapters: The Pioneering Years, The Old Companies, The Railway Towns, The Big Four, The Railway in the City, Parcels & Wagon Loads, The Passenger Train, Special Locomotives, State Occasions, The Steam Railway at War, The Last Years of Steam, and Little Lines.  Although this is quite a large tome, our standard postage rates still apply!  £3.95

Ross, David  The Willing Servant: A History of the Steam Locomotive, Tempus, 2004, pp352 plus pp32 of illustrations, 8 in colour.  "Largish" format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A history of the world-wide development of the steam locomotive, from its earliest beginnings to its last days and preservation, well-illustrated with over 200 colour and black & white photographs.  £4.95

Ross, Paul  A Romney Album, Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Association, pp52.  No date.  Pb.  VG-.  A photographic history of the line.  £2.95

Rothwell, Catherine  The Preston and Wyre Railway, Winckley Publishing, 1991, pp46.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Loss of colour down the spine.  An illustrated history of the Preston and Wyre Railway.  The railway was originally built to connect Preston on the LNWR West Coast Main Line with the port of Fleetwood at the mouth of the River Wyre.  £4.95

Rounthwaite T E  The Midland Railway London Extension 1868 – 1968, 1968, pp48.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated booklet produced to mark the centenary of the London extension.  £8.50

Rous-Marten, Charles  British Locomotive Practice & Performance, PSL, 1990, pp158.  Extracts from the  pioneering Railway Magazine articles of 1902-1908 by Charles Rous-Martin.  Edited by Charles Fryer.  Foreword by O. S. Nock.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  £5.95

Rowledge J P  LMS Pacifics, Profile Publishing, pp1-24 with colour centrefold.  Loco Profile 37.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated class history.  £3.95

Rowledge J W P and Reed, Brian  The Stanier 4-6-0s of the LMS, D&C, 3rd Impression 1981, pp96. Locomotive Studies Series.  Hb.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A comprehensive history of the Stanier Jubilees and Black Fives.  £3.95

Rowledge J W P  GWR Locomotive Allocations: First and Last Sheds 1922-1967, D&C, 1986, pp176.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  Includes locomotives leant to the GWR during the war, and locomotives built to GWR designs by BR.  £4.95

Rowledge J W P  The LMS Pacifics, D&C, 1989, pp96.  Locomotive Monograph Series.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A detailed history of the Princess Royal Class, The Coronation Class (Duchesses) and the experimental steam turbine Pacific, The Turbomotive.  £5.95

Rowledge, J W P  LMS Engines: Names, Numbers, Types and Classes, D&C, 1989, pp160.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  An invaluable reference work on locomotives built by the LMS.  £6.95

 

Rowley, Allen (Editor)  Classic Steam: A Superb Collection of picture specially selected from the Archives of the Yorkshire Post, Breedon Books, 1997, pp216.  Small inscription, the number "777."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  An excellent collection of pictures from the Yorkshire area.  £5.95

Ruddock J G and Pearson R E  The Railway History of Lincoln, J. D. Ruddock and Partners, 1974, pp272.  Pb.  VG-.  With vertical creasing to the spine, so not quite in VG condition.  A comprehensive study of the railways in and around the city of Lincoln.  £7.50

Rush R W  The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway and its Locomotives 1846 – 1923, Railway World, 1949, pp154 with 99 figs & a folding map of the L&Y system in the rear.  Large Format Hb.  Fair+.  Wear to the corners of the board covers otherwise VG.  Focuses on the locomotives, with line drawings and details of each class.  Electric stock is also covered.  £32.50

Russell J H  A Pictorial Record of Great Western Engines Vol.1: Gooch, Armstrong & Dean Locomotives and Vol.2: Churchward, Collett & Hawksworth Locomotives, OPC, 1st edition 1975, pp188 and pp244. The original two-volume set of Russell's definitive study published without dust wrappers in a slip case.  Large Format Hb.  VG.  The bottom corners of both volumes are slightly bumped.  While both volumes are in VG condition, the slip case is only in Fair condition with wear to the edges.  £24.50

Russell J H  A Pictorial Record of Great Western Engines Vol.1: Gooch, Armstrong & Dean Locomotives and Vol.2: Churchward, Collett & Hawksworth Locomotives, OPC, 1978, pp188 and pp244.  Small inscription, the number "389."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The combined edition of 1978.  £20.50

Russell J H  A Pictorial Record of Great Western Engines Vol.1: Gooch, Armstrong & Dean Locomotives, OPC, 1999, pp188.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The top corners of the covers are slightly bumped; some creasing to the top rear edge of the dust wrapper.  Russell's definitive pictorial record.  £12.50

Russell J H  A Pictorial Record of Great Western Engines Vol.2: Churchward, Collett & Hawksworth Locomotives, BCA/OPC, 1986, pp244.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Inscription.  Corners of the covers slightly bumped, half-inch internally repaired tear in the top edge of the dw.  The definitive pictorial survey.  £14.50

Russell J H  A Pictorial Record of Great Western Absorbed Engines, OPC, 1st edition 1978, pp280. Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The covers are slightly bumped at the top of the spine; slight wear to the dust wrapper at the top of the spine.  A comprehensive pictorial record.  £12.50

Russell J H  Freight Wagons and Loads in Service on the Great Western Railway and British Rail, Western Region, OPC, 1981, 353 illustrations.  Inscription.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the edges of the dust wrapper.  £16.50

Russell J H  The Banbury and Cheltenham Railway 1887-1962, OPC, 1984, pp140.  Large Format Hb. VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A largely pictorial history of the Great Western cross-country line from Banbury to Cheltenham.  £7.50

Russell J H  An Illustrated History of Great Western Diesel Railcars, Wild Swan, 1985, pp148.  Large Format Hb.  VG+/VG+.  A definitive study.  £32.50

Russell J H  A Pictorial Record of Southern Locomotives, BCA/OPC, 1991 pp384.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A definitive pictorial record.  £20.50

Russell, Owen  Vintage LNER No.29, Owen Russell, pp30.  No date.  Old price tag on the rear cover. Pb.  VG.  Includes the following illustrated articles: The Newcastle Non-Stop and After, Through the Camera's Eye at York, LNER Letters, and The Loughborough Accident - January 1933.  £3.95

Rutherford, Michael  'Halls', 'Granges' & 'Manors' at Work, IA, 1985, pp128 with numerous photographs and drawings.  At Work Series.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  An illustrated history of three famous classes of Great Western two-cylinder 4-6-0s.  £4.95

Rutherford, Michael  'Castles' & 'Kings' at Work, Guild/IA, 1986, pp144.  At Work Series.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  An illustrated history of the Great Western Railway's Castles and Kings.  £4.95

Rutherford, Michael  Mallard: The Record Breaker, Newburn House, 1st edition 1988, pp48 including pp8 of colour illustrations.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  A series of well-illustrated essays.  £2.95

Rutherford, Michael and Blakemore, Michael  Green Arrow and the LNER V2 Class, Atlantic Transport Publishers, 1997, pp40 including pp8 of colour illustrations.  In conjunction with the Friends of the National Railway Museum.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  A well-illustrated history of the V2s.  £3.95

Rutherford, Michael  City of Truro: Main Line Centenarian, Friends of the National Railway Museum, 2003, pp40 including pp8 of colour illustrations.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  A well-illustrated history, from design to preservation.  £3.95

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