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Sagar, John  Chapters of Steam: Steam Locomotives of the Worth Valley Railway, Kingfisher, 1984, pp160.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  The earlier Kingfisher edition, rather than the later Bracken Books reprint.  A wide-ranging album depicting the varied careers of the over fifty locomotives that have appeared on the Worth Valley Railway since preservation.  3.95

Sagar, John  'City of Wells' at Large, Big Jim Publishing, 1987, pp32.  Large landscape format Pb.  VG.  A pictorial tribute to 'City of Wells', a Bulleid West Country Pacific preserved in original unrebuilt condition.  2.50

Sagar, John. Steam in Action: Bulleid Pacifics, IA, 1992, pp92.  Small inscription, the number "441."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  A pictorial tribute - some in colour - interspersed with a significant amount of text.  4.95

Sanders, Keith and Hodgins, Douglas  British Railways Past and Present No.9: South East Scotland, Past & Present Publishing, 1993, pp128.  Pb.  VG.  Some superficial rubbing at the bottom edge of the cover.  Over 250 photographs from over 70 locations including Edinburgh, Leith, Stirling, Dunfermline, Peebles, Galashiels and Hawick.  4.95

Sanders, Keith and Hodgins, Douglas  British Railways Past and Present No.19: South West Scotland, Past & Present Publishing, 1st edition 1993, pp144.  Small inscription, the number "788", inside the front cover.  Card Covers.  Near VG.  Over 250 photographs from over 90 locations including South Glasgow, Carstairs, Ayr, Kilmarnock, Stranraer, Dumfries and Beattock.  4.95

Sangster, Alan H  The Story and Tales of the Buchan Lines, OPC, 1983, pp132.  Compiled by Alan Sangster.  Pb.  VG with slight rubbing to the edges of the covers.  A collection of illustrated articles about the branch lines of the Great North of Scotland Railway in the Buchan area.  4.50

Savio, Tom and Lambert, Anthony  Extraordinary Railway Journeys, Book People Limited, 2004, pp160 with colour illustrations throughout.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Describes twenty four spectacular journeys from all five continents.  4.95

Sawford E H  Cambridge Kettering Line Steam, Becknell Books, 1981, pp32.  Small inscription, the number "305", inside the front cover.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A pictorial tribute to the Kettering Cambridge line which had three distinct sections, Midland Railway from Kettering to Huntington, Great Northern & Great Eastern Joint from Huntington to St Ives, and Great Eastern from St Ives to Cambridge.  3.95

Sawford, Eric  The Last Days of Steam in Cambridgeshire, Alan Sutton, 1991, pp160.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  A pictorial album.  3.95

Sawford, Eric  Eric Sawfords Fifties Steam Collection: Southern Region, Allan T. Condie Publications, 1991, pp48.  Small inscription, the number "440."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A selection of well-captioned photographs from the camera of Eric Sawford.  4.95

Sawford E H  British Railways Steam in the 1950s, AS, 1992, pp184.  Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A twenty page introduction, followed by locomotive pictures from each region of British Railways.  3.95

Sawford, Eric  Steam Locomotives 1955: 60,000-69,999 Eastern, North Eastern and Scotland, AS, 1994, pp184.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper. Details and photographs of all the steam locomotive classes in service during 1955.  6.95

Sawford, Eric  The Last Days of Industrial Steam, AS, 1995, pp156.  First published in 1991.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  With narrow gauge and standard gauge sections.  5.95

Sawford, Eric  Steam Locomotives 1955: 1-39,999 Western and Southern, AS, 1996, pp176.  Small inscription, the number "149."  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  Details and photographs of all the steam locomotive classes in service during 1955.  6.95

Sawford, Eric  Steam Locomotives 1955: 70000-90774 Standards and Austerities, AS, 1998, pp138. Small inscription, the number "835."  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Some loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  A collection of photographs covering the locomotives purchased by BR in 1955.  The text provides technical details, allocations & duties performed, important points of design and special workings.  8.50

Sawford, Eric The Last Days of Steam on the Eastern Region, AS, 1999, pp138.  Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Eastern Region steam in the 50s and early 60s.  4.95

Sawford, Eric  The Last Days of Steam on the London Midland Region, Sutton, 2000, pp148.  Small inscription, the number "867."  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  The bottom rear corner of the covers is slightly bumped.  London Midland steam in the 1950s and early 1960s.  4.95

Sawford, Eric  Odd Corners of the Eastern from the Days of Steam, Sutton Publishing, 2001, pp130.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper with slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  A collection of pictures chosen to illustrate unusual aspects of the Eastern that have been overlooked in other publications.  4.95

Sawford. Eric  Odd Corners of the London Midland from the Days of Steam, Sutton Publishing, 2003, pp146.  'Largish' format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A collection of pictures chosen to illustrate unusual aspects of the Eastern that have been overlooked in other publications.  7.50

Sawford, Eric  LNER Six-Coupled Tank Locomotives 1948-68, Sutton Publishing, 2006, pp132.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Some wear to the top rear edge of the dust wrapper.  A pictorial survey with sections on Passenger Tanks, Mixed Traffic Designs and Freight & Shunting Locomotives.  5.95

Sawford, Eric  Southern Steam in Retrospect, Sutton Publishing, 2007, pp132.  'Largish' format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A companion volume to Eastern Steam in Retrospect and London Midland Steam in Retrospect, using some of the finest images from the author's own collection.  5.95

Schivelbusch, Wolfgang  Railway Journey The Industrialization of Time and Space in the 19th Century, Berg, 1986, pp203.  Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  An award winning German study of the impact of railways on society.  4.95

Schofield, Richard  Along Rothschild Lines: The Story of Rothschild and Railways across the World, The Rothschild Archive, 2002, pp32.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  An illustrated booklet describing the role played by the Rothschilds in financing the world's railways.  3.95

Scott, Andrew  North Eastern Renaissance: Twenty-Five Years of Preserved North Eastern Steam, IA, 1991, pp48.  Pb.  Very Good.  An illustrated history of the work of the North Eastern Preservation Group which owns or operates seven locomotives based on the North York Moors Railway.  1.95

Scott, Peter G  The Harrow & Stanmore Railway, author, 1st edition 1972, pp36.  Pb.  VG.  Several small brown stains on the rear cover.  An illustrated history and description of the Harrow & Wealdstone - Belmont - Stanmore Village branch.  6.95

Scott-Morgan, John  British Independent Light Railways, D&C, 1980, pp96.  Glazed Boards.  VG-.  Slight rubbing to the corners of the glazed boards, some foxing to the page edges and the end papers.  Brief histories with illustrations of twenty five light railways.  2.95

Scott-Morgan, John  Bishop's Castle: Portrait of a Country Railway, Irwell Press, 1991, pp48.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history of the Bishop's Castle Railway, an impoverished branch line from Stretford Bridge on the GW and LNW Joint Line to Bishop's Castle.  The line was never "grouped" and struggled on as an independent concern until closure in 1935.  8.50

Scott-Morgan, John  London & South Western Railway Miscellany, OPC, 2003, pp128.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A high-quality pictorial survey.  8.50

Scott-Morgan, John  An Illustrated History of the Kent & East Sussex Railway, OPC, 2007, pp112.  Large Format Hb.  Fine/VG+.  A detailed examination of the history of the line before privatisation.  12.50

Searle, Muriel V  Lost Lines: An anthology of Britain's lost railways, New Cavendish, 1982, pp208.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper with slight wear along the top edge of the dust wrapper.  Examines twenty four closed lines throughout the country; well-illustrated throughout.  4.95

Searle, Muriel V  Lost Lines: An anthology of Britain's lost railways, New Cavendish, 1982, pp208. Small inscription, the number "72."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Slight wear to the edges of the covers.  Examines twenty four closed lines throughout the country; well-illustrated throughout.  3.95

Searle, Muriel V  Down the Line to Bristol, Baton Transport, 1986, pp192.  The original Baton Transport edition.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  "In this detailed historical survey the author has used contemporary records, documents and timetables to recreate the distinctive flavour of Gods Wonderful Railway."  2.95

Searle, Muriel V  Down the Line to Brighton, Baton Transport, 1986, pp160.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Looks at the length of the Brighton route and illustrates its varied history with original photographs, anecdotes and eyewitness accounts of the important events and people in its life.  3.95

Searle, Muriel V  Down the Line to Southend, Bloomsbury Books, 1988, pp193.  First published by Baton Transport in 1984.  A 1997 newspaper cutting on the line has been neatly pasted inside the front cover.  Hb.  Fine in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A history of the London, Tilbury & Southend line concentrating on the human, social and historical aspects.  2.95

Selig, Ernest T and Waters, John M  Track Geotechnology and Substructure Management, Thomas Telford, 1994.  Over 400 pages.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  A major technical study of railway track systems.  32.50

Sellar W S and Stevenson J L  The Last Trains (4) East Central Scotland, Moorfoot, 1982, pp24.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Old price sticker inside the front cover.  The fourth of five booklets covering the last trains on closed railway lines of Scotland.  2.95

Semmens P W B  Great Western Steam In Close-Up, Bradford Barton, 1973, pp96.  Hb.  VG in a VG. dust wrapper.  A Bradford Barton original in brown "speckled" covers.  5.95

History of the Great Western Railway

Semmens, Peter  A History of the Great Western Railway 1. Consolidation 1923-29, BCA/Allen & Unwin, 1988, pp102.  Steam Past Series.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  2.95

Semmens, Peter  A History of the Great Western Railway 2. The Thirties 1930-39, BCA/Allen & Unwin, 1988, pp101.  Steam Past Series.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Spine of the dust wrapper sunned.  2.95

Semmens, Peter  A History of the Great Western Railway 3. Wartime and the Final Years 1939-48, BCA/Allen & Unwin, 1988, pp102.  Steam Past Series.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  2.95

Alternatively, all three volumes of A History of the Great Western Railway (Vol.1 - 3) for only 6.95.

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Semmens, Peter  Speed on the East Coast Main Line: A Century and a half of accelerated services, PSL, 1990, pp248.  Hb.  VG/VG with a two-inch internally repaired tear at the base of the spine.  The story of the quest for ever-faster passenger services between Kings Cross and Edinburgh Waverley.  6.95

Semmens, Peter  Electrifying the East Coast Route: The making of Britain's first 140mph railway, PSL, 1991, pp234.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A detailed record of the electrification of the East Coast main line to Leeds and Edinburgh.  7.50

Semmens, Peter  The Heyday of GWR Train Services, D&C, 1990, pp184.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A comprehensive study the passenger train services provided by the Great Western Railway between the wars.  4.95

Semmens, Peter  A Century of Railways through the Pages of Railway Magazine and paintings from members of the Guild of Railway Artists, OPC, 1996, pp96.  Very Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A superb series of coloured paintings by members of the Guild of Railway Artists, published to commemorate the centenary of the Railway Magazine.  Also contains a history of the Railway Magazine by Peter Semmens.  8.50

Sewell G W M  The North British Railway in Northumberland, Merlin Books, 1993, pp150 plus pp40 of illustrations.  Large Format Pb.  VG with slight creasing across the lower rear corner of the covers.  A comprehensive history The Border Counties Railway, The Wansbeck Railway and the Northumberland Central Railway.  32.50

Shackcloth, Paul  Salford in the Days of Steam: Manchester Exchange Station, Agecroft and Patricroft MPDs, Steam Image, 2002, pp160.  Small inscription, the number "1010."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good+.  An excellent collection of well-captioned illustrations.  16.50

Shannon Paul and Hillmer, John  Diesels in the North West, OPC, 1985, 208 plates.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A pictorial survey.  6.95

Shannon, Paul and Hillmer, John  British Railways Past and Present No.3: The North West, SLP, 1986, pp104.  Pb.  VG.  Over 230 photographs from over 80 locations including Liverpool, Manchester, Wigan, Rochdale, Preston, Blackpool and Lancaster.  4.95

Shannon, Paul and Hillmer, John  British Railways Past and Present No.6: Cheshire & North Wales, SLP, 1988, pp104.  Pb.  VG+.  Over 90 locations including Crewe, Chester, Macclesfield, Wrexham, Oswestry, Pwllheli and Caernarfon.  4.95

Shannon, Paul  The 56s and 58s: Rail 11 Portfolios, IA, 1989, pp64.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  An all-colour album in the Rail Portfolio Series.  5.95

Shannon, Paul  BR Traction in Colour 2, IA, 1989, pp112.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  Examines the five BR business sectors in turn: InterCity, Provincial, Network SouthEast, Railfreight, and Parcels & Departmental.  4.95

Shannon, Paul  The 37s Second Series Rail 12 Portfolios, IA, 1990, pp64.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  An all-colour album.  5.95

Shannon, Paul  North-West Rails in Colour, Platform 5, 1991, pp64.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  An all-colour album featuring diesel and electric traction in the North West over the last 20 years.  4.95

Shannon, Paul  Railway Freight Operations, IA, 1999, pp96.  Small Format Pb.  VG+.  An illustrated booklet examining freight operations immediately after privatisation with sections on Coal & Nuclear, Metals, Construction, Infrastructure Services, Petroleum & Chemicals, Automotive, Enterprise, Enterprise International, Channel Tunnel Intermodal and Freightliner.  2.50

Shannon, Paul  Class 37, IA, 2005, pp80.  Rail Portfolio Series.  Landscape format. Glazed Boards.  Fine.  An all-colour album.  This is a revised and expanded edition of No.12 in the original Rail Portfolio Series, first published in 1990.  5.95

Shannon, Paul  Classes 56 & 58, IA, 2005, pp80.  Rail Portfolio Series.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  An all-colour album.  This is a revised and expanded edition of No.11 in the original Rail Portfolio Series, first published in 1989.  5.95

Shannon, Paul  Rail Freight since 1968: Wagonload, SLP, 2006, pp128 with 165 illustrations, tables & maps.  Pb.  VG+.  Examines the changing patterns of rail freight from 1968 to the present day.  6.95

Shannon, Paul  Blue Diesel Days, IA, 2007, pp96.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards. VG.  An all-colour pictorial album with sections on all five regions.  8.50

Sharman, Bill  Main Line Steam: 25 Glorious Years of Preservation, Atlantic, 1997, pp144 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations.   Large Format Hb.  VG+/VG+.  "The story of how thousands of enthusiasts refused to let the steam train die, lovingly restoring locomotives some of which were bought out of service from British Rail, others rescued in scrapyard condition after languishing for years as rusting hulks, and returning over a hundred of them to the main line national network."  5.95

Sharman M  The Broad Gauge of the Great Western Railway, The Bristol and Exeter Railway and the North and South Devon Railways: A Selection of 7mm Locomotive Drawings, Oakwood Press, 1985, pp129.  Portfolio Series Vol.1.  Card Covers.  VG.  Eighty four drawings of broad gauge engines.  14.50

Sharman M  The Great Eastern Railway Part One: A selection of 7mm locomotive drawings, Oakwood, 1987.  Portfolio Series Vol.3.  Pb.  VG.  A total of seventy three drawings from The Locomotive Magazine are reproduced on double size fold-out pages.  8.50

Sharpe, Brian  Flying Scotsman: The Legend Lives On, Mortons Media, 2005, pp122. Exclusive to W H Smith.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history, the complete story both before and after preservation.  4.95

Sharpe, Brian  British Railways: Modernisation to Privatisation, Mortons Media/W H Smith, 2007, pp130.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  An all-colour celebration of diesel traction through the years, with brief details of each class.  3.95

Sharpe G W  Lineside Camera: Yorkshire Steam, Sharpe, 1983, pp48.  Pb.  VG.  Some loss of colour on the left-hand side of the front cover.  Small inscription, the number "320" inside the front cover.  An album of the author's photographs.  0.95

Sharpe G W  Pennine Steam, author, 1985, pp36.    Pb.  VG.  An album of the author's photographs.  1.95

Sharpe G W  Diesels in the Sixties, author, 1986, pp36.  Lineside Camera Series.  Pb. VG.  An album of early diesels.  2.95

Sharpe G W  Lineside Camera: Western Express Steam, author, 1987, pp36.  Pb.  VG+.  An album of Great Western steam.  1.95

Sharpe G W  North Eastern Express Steam, author, 1988, pp32.  Pb.  VG+.  An album devoted to the LNER Pacifics.  1.95

Days of Steam

Shaw, William  Days of Steam 1. Kings Cross-York, MAP, 1969, pp40.  Small landscape format.  Card Covers. Very Good.   A Journey in Pictures with an essay by Dr W. A. Tuplin.  0.95

Shaw, William  Days of Steam 3. Euston-Carlisle, MAP, 1969, pp30.  Small inscription, the number "303", on the preliminary title page.  Small landscape format.  Card Covers.  VG.  A Journey in Pictures with an essay by Dr W. A. Tuplin.  0.95

Shaw, William  Days of Steam 4. Paddington-Wolverhampton, MAP, 1969, pp30.  Small landscape format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Page numbers inserted in ink.  A Journey in Pictures with an essay by Dr W. A. Tuplin.  0.95

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Shenton, Roger  Changing Tracks: The Photographs of a Midlands Railwayman 1946-1994, Midland Publishing Limited, 1995, pp176.  Large format Hb.  Fine in a  Very Good dust wrapper.  The spine of the dust wrapper is slightly faded.  The illustrations record how the very essence of the railway changed in the decades after nationalisation.  3.95

Shepherd, David  A Brush with Steam: David Shepherd's Railway Story, D&C, 1st edition 1983.  Signed by the author.  Hb.  VG/Near VG.  Slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  The story of David Shepherd's involvement with the railway preservation movement.  6.95

Shepherd, Ernest  The Dublin and South Eastern Railway, D&C, 1974, pp231.  Railway History Series.  Inscription.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A comprehensive history.   10.50

Shepherd, Ernie  Bulleid and the Turf Burner and other experiments with Irish steam traction, KRB Publications, 2004, pp100.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  A comprehensive history of Bulleid's experiment with a turf burning steam engine in Ireland.  12.50

Shewring, Colin  Steam in East Anglia, Becknell, 1980, pp96.  Pb.  VG.  149 photographs of steam in Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Essex.  3.95

Shill R M  Industrial Locomotives of South Staffordshire, IRS (Industrial Railway Society), 1993, pp172 plus pp24 of illustrations.  Editor: R. K. Hateley.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  A meticulously compiled record.  12.50

Sibley, Brian  The Thomas the Tank Engine Man: The Story of the Reverend W. Awdry and his Really Useful Engines, Heinemann, 1995, pp336.  Hb.  VG+/VG.  Internally repaired tear in the dw at the head of the spine. A biography of the man behind the Thomas the Tank Engine books.  16.50

Simmonds, Roger and Robertson, Kevin  The Bishops Waltham Branch, Wild Swan, 1988, pp92.  Large Format Pb.  VG with slight creasing at the bottom corner of the front cover.  A comprehensive illustrated history of a short Southern Railway (formerly L&SWR) branch line in Hampshire.  8.50

Simmons, Jack (Prof)  The Railways of Britain: An Historical Introduction, Routledge & Keegan Paul, 1965, pp264.  Inscription.  Pb.  VG with some creasing to the spine of the covers.  An excellent overview by a noted transport historian.  2.95

Simmons, Jack  Transport Museums in Britain and Western Europe, Allen& Unwin, 1970, pp300 with 64 illustrations.  Hb.  VG/VG.  Describes twenty-two museums in Britain and twelve in Western Europe.  3.95

Simmons, Jack (Ed.)  The Birth of the Great Western Railway, Adams & Dart, 1971, pp96.  Brief inscription.  Hb.  VG/VG.  Extracts from the Diary and Correspondence of George Henry Gibbs.  Gibbs was a London Director of the Great Western during the turbulent early years.  4.95

Simmons, Jack  The Victorian Railway, Thames & Hudson, 1991, pp416 with 60 illustrations.  Hb. VG+/VG.  A wide-ranging study examining the impact of railways on the Victorian era.  12.50

Simmons, Jack and Biddle, Gordon  The Oxford Companion to British Railway History from 1603 to the 1990s, Oxford University Press, 1997, pp591.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  A massive reference work on British railway history, published at 45.  12.50

Simpson, Bill  Oxford to Cambridge Railway Vol.1: Oxford to Bletchley, OPC, 1981, pp152. Hb.  VG/VG- with a one-inch internally repaired tear at the dw fold.  A comprehensive illustrated history of the LNWR's cross-country line from Oxford to Cambridge.  11.50

Simpson, Bill  The Brill Tramway including the Railway from Aylesbury to Verney Junction, OPC, 1985, pp128.  Large Format Hb.  VG+/VG+.  A comprehensive illustrated history of this rural byway which was eventually absorbed into the Metropolitan Railway and then London Transport before closing in 1935. 16.50

Simpson, Bill  The Aylesbury Railway: The First Branch Line Cheddington - Aylesbury Opened 1839, OPC, 1989, pp112.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A well-illustrated history of the LNWR Aylesbury branch.  6.95

Simpson, Bill  Railways in and around Bolton: An Historical Review, Foxline, 1990, 197 plates. Unpaged.  Scenes from the Past:10.  Small inscription, the number "334."  Large Format.  Card Covers. Very Good.  Old price sticker on the rear cover.  6.95

Simpson, Bill  A History of the Railways of Oxfordshire Part 1: The North, Lamplight, 1997, pp192.  Hb.  VG/VG.  With chapters on Banbury, Oxford, Bicester, Chipping Norton and finally the Witney Railway, Fairford Branch.  12.50

Sinclair, Neil T  Railways of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear Museums Service, 2nd revised edition 1986, pp84.  Inscription.  Pb. VG.  An illustrated survey of the railways which have existed since the 1800s within the present day boundaries of the Borough of Sunderland.  5.95

Siviter, Roger  Tempo of Steam, IA, 1980, pp128.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A high-quality large-format album featuring the best of Siviter's steam photographs from the period 1966 to 1979.  3.95

Siviter, Roger  Steam Specials: British Rail's Return to Steam, D&C, 1981, pp96.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  An album depicting steam specials through the 1970s.  2.95

Siviter, Roger  A Handbook of Railway Photography, David & Charles, 1983, pp135 with 180 pictures in colour and black & white.  Small inscription, the number "66."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  One of the finest contemporary railway photographers explains how to improve the quality of your railway photographs.  3.95

Siviter, Roger  The Settle to Carlisle: A Tribute, Baton Press, 1st edition 1984, 181 black & white photographs plus six pages of colour.  Inscription.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Preserved steam in the late 1970s and early 1980s plus some shots of BR freight and passenger workings during the same period.  This is the original Baton Press edition.  3.95

Siviter, Roger  Diesels and Semaphores, OPC, 1985, 179 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Each illustration contains a diesel with either a semaphore signal or a traditional signal box.  5.95

Siviter, Roger  Great Western Main Line Steam: Review of 1985, Kingfisher, 1986,  pp48.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  A pictorial tribute to the many steam trips run to commemorate GW150, mainly black & white with some colour.  2.50

Siviter, Roger  The Welsh Marches, Baton Transport, 1986, 188 pates.  Large Format Hb. VG/VG.  Fourteen years of preserved steam on the Chester - Shrewsbury - Newport route.  A large format black & white and colour album.  3.95

Siviter, Roger  Waverley: Portrait of a Famous Route, Kingfisher, 1st edition 1988, 190 plates.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  There is an internally repaired tear to the rear page of the dust wrapper.. Roger Siviter has assembled a pictorial tribute from a wide range of photographers.  8.50

Siviter, Roger  BR Steam Surrender, Kingfisher, 1988, pp96.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  Published to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the death of steam, with 140 photos covering over 40 locomotive classes.  3.95

Siviter, Roger  A Photographer's Guide to Railways, Peerage Books, 1989, pp135 with 180 pictures in colour and b/w.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with dw.  Fine / Very Good.  One of the finest contemporary railway photographers explains how you can improve the quality of your railway photographs.  3.95

Siviter Roger  Settle and Carlisle Memories, Unicorn, 1990, pp126.  Large Format Hb.  VG+/VG.  "Portrays the line in its heyday when steam locomotives were the only motive power and the transition as their successors the diesels came to the line."  4.95

Siviter, Roger  1966: A Month-by-Month Journey around Britain in Pursuit of Steam, SLP, 1996, pp160.  Large Format Hb.  VG+/VG+.  A superb photographic record of steam in 1966.  5.95

Siviter, Roger  Snow Hill to Cheltenham including the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, Past & Present, 1997, pp112.  British Railways Past and Present Special.  Pb.  VG.  A nostalgic trip along the former GWR route from Birmingham to the West Country.  5.95

Siviter, Roger  Rhythms of Steam: Images of the Steam-Age Railway, SLP, 2000, pp160 plus pp32 of colour.  Railway Heritage from the Nostalgia Collection.  Large Format Hb.  Fine/VG+.  5.95

Siviter, Roger  The Steam Locomotive Shed [Vol. 2]: A further illustrated tribute, SLP, 2000, pp128.  Pb.  Fine.  "Railway Heritage from the Nostalgia Collection."  3.95

Siviter, Roger  A Professional's Guide to Railway Photography, SLP, 2002, pp128. Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A revised edition of A Handbook of Railway Photography published by David and Charles in 1983.  One of the finest contemporary railway photographers discuses in detail, with the help of many illustrations and diagrams, the photographic approach to the different forms of traction.  5.95

Siviter, Roger  Waterloo West: Waterloo to Barnstaple, Great Bear, 2002. Landscape format. Glazed Boards. Fine pp80. An all-colour album featuring the Southern Railway's main line to the west in the diesel era.  5.95

Siviter, Roger  Scotland East & North, Great Bear, 2003, pp80.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  An all-colour photographic journey from Berwick-on-Tweed to Wick and Thurso, both via the Highland main line from Perth to Inverness and via the coast route over the Forth and Tay bridges to Dundee and Aberdeen.  The period is from the mid-1970s to the early 90s.  8.50

Siviter, Roger  Diesel Decade The 1980s, Sutton Publishing, 2006, pp144.  "Largish" format Hb.  Fine/VG+.  A series of photographic essays: Class 40s at Work, Landscapes, Deltics, Viaducts & Bridges, Signal-Boxes & Semaphore Signals, Freight Trains, City Stations, Seaside Days, Peaks on the Midland, Stations & Junctions, and Night Scenes.  7.50

Siviter, Roger  Semaphores & Diesels, Great Bear, 2007, pp80.  Yesteryear Traction Series.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  An all-colour album.  In each illustration modern diesel traction is contrasted with semaphore signals from the steam age.  4.95

Siviter, Roger  Steam Journey, Great Bear Publishing, 2010, pp80.  Glazed boards.  VG.  A pictorial album with quite a bit of colour.  Sections include: BR Steam 1950- 1968, Industrial Steam, Early Days on Preserved lines, South African Steam, and BR Main Line Steam 1970 Onwards.  4.95

Sixsmith, Ian  The Book of the Coronation Pacifics, Irwell Press, 1998, pp100.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  A  comprehensive illustrated history.  9.50

Skelton, Peter  Main line Steam into the 1980s, Janes, 1982, pp96.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  An all-colour album.  3.95

Skelton, Peter and Huxtable, Nils  British Steam Revival, Janes, 1982, pp96.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  An all-colour album of mainline preserved steam in the 1970s.  2.95

Slinn J N  Great Western Way, HMRS (Historical Model Railway Society), 1978, pp274.  Pb.  VG-.  Creasing to the covers.  A definitive reference on Great Western liveries. "A description of the distinctive features of the GWR with particular reference to the liveries of locomotives, rolling stock, road vehicles, buildings and uniforms, an account of the permanent way and signal practice and notes on the original liveries of the companies it absorbed."  12.50

Smith, David L  Tales of the Glasgow & South Western Railway, IA, 1st edition 1962, pp96 with colour frontis & 16pp of illustrations.  Inscription.  Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper with slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  A classic series of articles that originally appeared in The Railway Magazine.  11.50

Smith, David L  Legends of the Glasgow and South Western in LMS Days, D&C, 1986, pp176.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  Tales of the old Sou'West, the enginemen and their locomotives.  A fitting sequel to the author's Tales of the Glasgow and South-Western.  5.95

Smith, Derek  Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway in Colour, IA, 1993, pp64.  Landscape format. Glazed Boards.  VG+. An all-colour landscape format album.  4.95

Smith, Dick  The Kendal & Windermere Railway: The first railway to be built into the heart of the Lake District, Cumbrian Railways Association, pp52.  No date. Cumbrian Branch Lines No.1.  Large Format Pb.  VG+.  A comprehensive well-illustrated history of the Windermere branch.  5.95

Smith, Donald J M and Harrison, Derek  Over the Lickey, Peter Watts, 1990, pp80.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.  An illustrated history of the Lickey incline and its working.  7.50

Smith, Ian R  Living with Green Arrow, National Railway Museum, pp24.  No date.  Pb.  Very Good+.  An illustrated history of Green Arrow (60800) with an emphasis on the steam excursions hauled in 2000 and 2001.  0.95

Smith J D  Stations from the Air, SBP Publishing, pp158.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  Aerial views of Britain's stations - in colour throughout.  8.50

Smith, Keith and Mitchell, Vic  Branch Lines to Midhurst, Middleton, 1981, pp96.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  The green background colour on the spine has slightly faded, and there is a one-inch tear in the blank preliminary page.  A pictorial survey of three branch lines to Midhurst: from Petersfield, Pulborough and Chichester.  7.50

Smith, Martin  The Railways of Bristol & Somerset, IA, 1992, pp112.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  An illustrated history of the railways of Somerset.  4.95

Smith, Martin  Steam on the Underground, IA, 1994, pp96.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An illustrated history of steam traction on the London Underground.  3.95

Smith, Martin  British Railway Bridges and Viaducts, IA, 1994, pp176. Inscription.  Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A well-illustrated survey.  14.50

Smith, Martin  Steam on the Underground, IA, 1994, pp96.  Pb.  Very Good.  Some slight creasing on the cover.  An illustrated history of steam traction on the London Underground.  4.95

Smith, Martin  Portrait of the Central Wales Line, IA, 1995, pp128.  Glazed Boards.  VG with slight loss of colour down the spine of the covers.  A well-illustrated history of the scenic Shrewsbury to Swansea line.  6.95

Smith, Martin  An Illustrated History of Plymouth's Railways, Irwell Press, 1995, pp94.  Large Format Pb.  VG+.  With sections on the GWR, The LSWR & the Southern, Laira, Friary, Maritime Matters, and the 1950s and after.  8.50

Smith, Martin  Railways of the Isle of Portland, Irwell Press, 1997, pp44 with numerous illustrations.  Small inscription, the number "771."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  VG.  The story of the complex railway history of the railways on the Isle of Portland.  8.50

Smith, Oliver  An Illustrated History of the Isle of Wight Railways: Cowes to Newport,  Irwell Press, 1993, pp56.  Large Format Pb.  VG+.  5.95

Smith, Paul  The Handbook of Steam Motive Power Depots Vol.1: Southern England, Platform 5, 1989, pp96.  Large Format  Pb.  VG.  Brief details, a photograph and an ordinance survey map are provided for each shed.  6.95

Smith, Paul  The Handbook of Steam Motive Power Depots Vol.4: Northern England & Scotland, Platform 5, 1990, pp128.  With an index for the entire series.  Small inscription, the number "795."  Large Format Pb.  VG.  Includes illustrations, an ordinance survey map & details for each shed.  7.50

Smith, Paul and Turner, Keith  Railway Atlas Then and Now, IA, 2012, pp112.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards. VG+.  Presents pre-grouping and present day (2012) railway maps of Britain side by side - 90 maps in all.  8.50

Smith, Peter  Footplate over the Mendips, OPC, 1978, pp138.  Pb.  Generally VG, but the binding at the spine is not completely square.  Anecdotes and stories of the Somerset and Dorset, mainly from the period 1919 to 1950.  A sequel to the author's Mendips Engineman.  3.95

Smith, Peter  An Historical Survey of the Forest of Dean Railways, Layouts and Illustrations, OPC, 1983, pp144.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Plans and illustrations of the stations and junctions of the Great Western and Severn & Wye Railways in the Forest of Dean.  18.50

Smith, Peter  An Historical Survey of the Midland in Gloucestershire: Layouts and Illustrations, OPC, 1985, pp160.  Large Format Hb.  VG+/VG.  Dw spine sunned.  18.50

Smith T M and Heathcliffe G S  An Illustrated History of The Highworth Branch: Originally The Swindon & Highworth Light Railway, Wild Swan, 1979, pp90.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the top edge of the dust wrapper.  A comprehensive illustrated history of the Great Western branch line from Swindon to Highworth.  28.50

Smith W and Beddoes K  The Cleobury Mortimer and Ditton Priors Light Railway, OPC, 1980, pp112.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A comprehensive illustrated history.  12.50

Smith W and Beddoes K  The Cleobury Mortimer and Ditton Priors Light Railway, OPC, 1980, pp112.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper has been neatly protected with a clear adhesive covering.  The dust wrapper is slightly sunned.  A comprehensive well-illustrated history.  9.50

 

Smith W A C and Anderson, Paul  An Illustrated History of Tayside's Railways Dundee and Perth, Irwell Press, 1997, pp112.  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  A well-illustrated history of the railways in the Dundee and Perth area.  10.50

Smith W A C and Anderson, Paul  Glasgow Railway Memories, Irwell Press, 2001, pp52 with numerous illustrations.  Small inscription, the number "882."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  "Compiled from detailed notes taken since 1941, this slice of Glasgow life is the perfect companion to the popular Illustrated History of Glasgow's Railways by the same authors."  9.50

Smith, Capt W G  1247 Preservation Pioneer: The Story of Britain's First Privately Preserved Standard Gauge Steam Locomotive, SLP, 1991, pp96.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  The story of the preservation of a J52 0-6-0ST built by the Great Northern Railway in 1899.  1247 is now at the National Railway Museum in York.  2.95

Smith, William H  Essex Railways, Sutton, 2000, pp128.  Glazed Boards.  VG- with slight rubbing to the corners of the glazed boards, so not quite VG.  A photographic tribute to railways in Essex in the steam era.  7.50

Snell J B  Early Railways, Octopus Books, 1972, pp97 with 132 illustrations in colour and black & white.  Hb.  VG/VG.  Introductory.  Traces the history of railways from their earliest beginning until World War I.  2.50

Snell J B  Railways: Mechanical Engineering, Arrow Books, 1973, pp177 with 33 illustrations.  First published by Longman as a hardback in 1971.  Pb.  VG with some creasing to the spine of the covers and slight browning to the pages.  "This book is concerned with the evolution of those aspects of railways which were normally the concern of a railway company's mechanical engineering department - rolling stock, signalling and, above all, motive power."  2.95

Snell J B  Britain's Railways Under Steam, IA, 1977, pp224.  Name tag inside the front cover.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper with slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  A history of the development of the main line railway network of Britain, examining each part of the country in turn, followed by a section on steam locomotive development and operation.  3.95

Snell J B  One Man's Railway: J E P Howey and the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, David St John Thomas, 1st edition 1983, pp128.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight foxing to the top edges of the pages.  An illustrated history of the 15 inch gauge RH&DR.  J. E. P. Howey was the driving force behind the line and was intimately associated with the RH&DR until his death in 1963.  6.95

Somers A J  British Railways Operating History Vol.2: Motive Power Chief, Xpress Publishing, pp104.  No date.  "Transport History by Transport Professionals."  Large Format. Glazed Boards.  VG.   Jack Somers joined the LNER in 1932, retiring from BR in 1976.  This book provides a well-illustrated account of his career in the motive power department.  10.50

Somerville, Christopher  Walking Old Railways, D&C, 2nd revised edition 1990, pp144.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  Describes nine major railway walks undertaken by the author along the length of the Somerset & Dorset, the Lyme Regis Branch, the Potteries loop line, the Mid Wales line etc.  3.95

South, Raymond  Crown, College and Railways: How the Railways Came to Windsor, Barracuda, 1978, pp136.  Hb.  VG+/VG.  NRM reference library bookplate on flyleaf plus stamp on title page. No other stamps. The struggle between the GWR, the London South Western Railway, Eton College and the Crown to bring the railway to Windsor.  5.95

Sparks, Andy  British Rail Northern Scene: Coast to Coast, Sutton Publishing, 2008, pp160.  Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  Evokes the flavour of British Rail in the 70s in both words and pictures.  5.95

Spaven, David and Holland, Julian  Mapping the Railways: The journey of Britain's railways through maps from 1819 to the present day, Times Books, 2011, pp304.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  "Follows the development, decline and later revival of Britain's railways through a unique collection of old & new maps, commentaries and photographs."   8.50

Spence, Jeoffry  Victorian and Edwardian Railway Travel From Old Photographs, Batsford, 1982, pp120 with 147 photographs.  Hb.  Fine/Fine.  An unusual collection of early railway photographs with informative captions.  4.95

Spence, Jeoffry  Victorian and Edwardian Railways from Old Photographs, Batsford, 1985, pp128 with 155 illustrations.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A fascinating collection of early photographs.  3.95

Spence, Jeoffry  Victorian and Edwardian Railways from Old Photographs, Fitzhouse, 1975, pp128 with 155 illustrations.  Pb.  VG.  An interesting collection of early photographs.  2.95

Sprenger, Howard  The Wirksworth Branch, Oakwood, 1987, pp144 with numerous plans and illustrations.  Oakwood Library of History No.72.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  The spine of the dust wrapper is sunned and the bottom corners of the covers are bumped.  A comprehensive history of the Midland Railway branch to Wirksworth.  8.50

Stansfield, Gordon  Banff, Moray & Nairn's Lost Railways, Stenlake, 2007, pp48.  First published in 2000.  Landscape format.  Card Covers.  VG.  Slight wear to the bottom edge of the covers near the spine.  Well-chosen illustrations with informative captions.  4.95

Stapleton N J The Kelvedon and Tollesbury Light Railway, Forge Books and Stour Valley Preservation Society, 2nd edition 1975, pp32.  Pb.  VG.  A 1975 reprint of the 2nd edition of 1968.  An illustrated history.  9.50

Stengelhofen, John  Cornwall's Railway Heritage, Twelveheads Press, 2nd revised edition 2003, pp50.  Revised by Michael Messenger with the help of Maurice Dart.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated booklet.  1.95

Stennett, Alan  Lost Railways of Lincolnshire, Countryside Books, 2007, pp160.  Pb.  VG+.  An illustrated survey.  4.95

Stephens J H  The District Controller's View No.11 1950's BR Steam Operating: The Midland & South Western Junction Railway, Xpress Publishing, pp68.  No date.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  Train and traffic operations over the M&SWJR during the 1950s; Full working Timetable (Passenger & Goods); Engine diagrams & locomotive allocations 1950-60 Swindon & Gloucester MPDs.  12.50

Stephens, Robert  Diesel Pioneers: The British Rail Diesel Loco Fleet up to 1970, Atlantic, 1988, pp48.  The Colour of British Rail Vol.1.  Pb.  VG+.  A well-captioned all-colour album of early diesels.  1.95

Stephenson, Brian  Great Western 4-6-0s, IA, 1996, pp128.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Loss of the background colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  A pictorial tribute based on five issue of Locomotives Illustrated, with sections on The Saints & Stars, The Castles, The Kings, The Halls Manors & Granges, and The Counties.  4.95

Stephenson, Brian and Russell, Patrick  Specials in Steam, IA, 1st edition 1968, pp128.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper with some superficial wear to the edges of the dust wrapper.  A first edition of a best-selling album recalling the steam specials that ran between 1938 and 1968.  2.95

LNER Albums

Stephenson, Brian  LNER Album Vol.1, IA, 1st edition 1970, pp128.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A pictorial album.  4.95

Stephenson, Brian  LNER Album Vol.2, IA, 1970, pp112.  Hard Cover. VG in a VG dust wrapper.  4.95

Stephenson, Brian  LNER Album Vol.3, IA, 1976, pp128.  Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper has been internally repaired at the head of the spine; slight loss of colour down the dust wrapper spine.  Brian Stephenson's final pictorial album on the LNER.  4.95

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Stephenson, Brian  LMS Album No.2, IA, 1974, pp128.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper has been internally repaired at the head of the spine.  The spine of the dust wrapper is slightly sunned.  A pictorial album.  3.95

Stephenson, Brian  LMS Album No.3, IA, 1st edition 1973, pp128.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper. A pictorial album.  3.95

Stephenson, Brian  LMS Steam Portrait, IA, 1985, pp128.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  An album of pre-nationalisation steam, combining the best material from LMS Album No.2 and LMS Album No.3 with some new photographs.  4.95

Stephenson, Brian  Great Western Steam at its Zenith, IA, 1985, pp80.  Large Format Pb.  The top page corners are slightly turned up, otherwise VG.  A pictorial tribute to Great Western steam covering the period from the end of the broad gauge in 1892 until the outbreak of World War 2.  2.95

Stephenson, Brian  BR Standard Steam Locomotives, IA, 1993, pp128.  The original Ian Allan edition.  Large Format Hb.  VG+/VG.  Dw spine sunned.  The illustrations were originally published in Locomotives Illustrated.  6.95

Stephenson, Brian  BR Standard Steam Locomotives, IA/Taj Books, 2007, pp128.  A matt reprint of a book published by Ian Allan in 1983.  The illustrations were originally published in various issues of Locomotives Illustrated.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with dw.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  4.95

Sterndale, Tony  Great Western Pictorial No.3: The Tony Sterndale Collection, Wild Swan, 2006, pp102.  Commissioned by Sue Sterndale.  Large format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  High-quality illustrations from the Tony Sterndale collection.  14.50

Stevens, Robert  Towcester Memories of the "Slow, Miserable & Jolty" (Stratford & Midland Junction Railway), Towcester Local History Society, 1994, pp32.  Pb.  Fine.  An illustrated booklet.  6.95

Stevens-Stratten, S W  British Rail Main-Line Diesels, IA, Revised and enlarged edition 1975, pp64.  Drawings by R. S. Carter.  Large landscape format Pb. Plastic comb binding.  VG.  Remains of an old price sticker in the top corner of the cover.  "OO" scale drawings of British Rail diesels, with each drawing supplemented by two photographs and a technical specification.  12.50

Stevens-Stratten S W  Bulleid Coaches in 4mm Scale, IA, 1983, pp56 with 36 detailed drawings of Bulleid's steam hauled stock and 4SUB electric units.  Model Railway Constructor Planbook 1.  Large landscape format.  Card Covers with ring binding.  VG.  14.50

Stobbs, Allan  Memories of the LNER: South-West Durham, author, 1989 pp80 plus pp24 of illustrations.  Old price sticker on the rear cover.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Examines the lines in and around Bishops Auckland.  5.95

Stobbs, Allan  Memories of the LNER: Rural Northumberland, author, 2nd enlarged edition 1992, pp80 with 54 of illustrations.  Pb.  VG.  Examines both the North British and North Eastern branch lines in Northumberland.  5.95

Stockwell, Jonathan D and Drummond, Ian  Rails along the Derwent: The Story of the Derwent Valley Light Railway, Holne Publishing, 2013, pp160 with 290 illustrations.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards. Very Good.  Very slight rubbing to the corners of the glazed boards.  A comprehensive lavishly-produced history.  16.50

Stokes, Michael S  Stockport Edgeley Motive Power Depot, Foxline, 1999, pp80.  Scenes from the Past:35.  Small inscription, the number "848."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  8.50

Stokes, Michael S  Heaton Mersey Motive Power Depot, Foxline, 2000, pp104.  Scenes from the Past: 39.  Small inscription, the number "866."  Large Format Pb.  VG.  16.50

Stone R A  The Meon Valley Railway, Kingfisher, 1985, pp128.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  An illustrated history of the London & South Western Railway branch line from Alton to Fareham.  8.50

Stretton C E  The Development of the Locomotive: A Popular History 1803-1896, Bracken Books, 1989, pp252.  First published in 1896.  Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  There is a fold in the front flap of the dust wrapper.  A detailed and comprehensively illustrated book charting the development of the steam engine from Trevithick's pioneering experiments to the "high-speed" engines of the 1890s.  6.95

Stretton, John  Steam on Shed, Guild/Blandford, 1984, 240 plates.  Hard Cover.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A high quality album from the 1960s, with a high proportion of excellent colour shots.  4.95

Stretton, John  Leicestershire Railway Memories, Unicorn, 1989, pp158 with pp8 of colour.  Small inscription, the number "230."  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  Fine in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  A high-quality album of photographs from the county of Leicestershire.  5.95

Stretton, John  Closely Observed Trains: A Nostalgic Look Back at a Decade of Change on Britain's Railways, SLP, 1994, pp160.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A photographic chronicle of the dramatic changes in Britain's rail network during the 1980s.  4.95

Stretton, John  The Last Years of British Rail: 1990 94, SLP, 2003, pp128.  Pb.  VG.  The final volume of a trilogy looking at the last 15 years of British Rail.  4.95

Stretton, John  Steam on Shed, Bounty Books, 2004, 240 plates.  First published by Blandford in 1984.  Pb.  VG.  A high quality album from the 60s, with a high proportion of excellent colour shots.  3.95

Stretton, John  The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways: A Past & Present Special, Past and Present, 1996, pp96.  Pb.  VG-.  Some superficial wear to the spine of the covers.  A nostalgic trip along both lines from Caernarvon to Porthmadog and Blaenau Ffestiniog.  3.95

Stretton, John  The West Somerset Railway: A Past & Present Companion, Past & Present, 2000, pp96.  Pb.  Fine.  A nostalgic trip along the whole route from Taunton to Minehead.  3.95

Stretton, John  The Welsh Highland Vol.3: Ain't no stoppin' us now!, Past and Present, 2000, pp128.  A Past & Present Companion.  Pb.  VG+.  A photographic celebration of the completion of the restoration of the Welsh Highland line from Porthmadog to Caernarfon.  5.95

Stretton, John  The Welsh Highland: Caernarfon to Porthmadog - A Phoenix Rising, Past and Present, 2004, pp96.  A Past & Present Companion.  Pb. VG.  A past & present photographic tour of the Welsh Highland Railway.  5.95

Stroud, John  Railway Air Services, IA, 1987, pp144.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A well-illustrated tribute to the major role played by the railways in the development of Britain's internal air services.  8.50

Stuart D H and Reed, Brian  The Crewe Type, Profile Publishing, 1971, p49-p72.  Loco Profile 15.  Remains of an old price sticker on the cover.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history of the distinctive double-framed 2-4-0 and 2-2-2 locomotives built by the LNWR in the 19th century.  3.95

Stubbs W T and Boddy M G  Locomotive Stock Book 1960, RCTS, 1960, pp84 plus pp52 of illustrations.  Pb.  VG.  Complete classified lists (with names) of the locomotive stock of British Railways and London Transport on 31st December 1959;  Alterations to Locomotive Stocks 1955 - 1959.  Lists of the locomotive stock of the Irish Railways and the other British railways.  4.95

Stubbs, W T, Knowles J W, and Lissenden R A  Locomotive Stock Book 1966, RCTS, 1966, pp55 plus pp44 of illustrations.  Pb.  VG.  Presents details of locomotive stock alterations in the period 1963/5 as well as a complete list of locomotives in stock at the end of 1965.  Classes that became extinct in the period are illustrated.  4.95

Suggitt, Gordon  Lost Railways of North & East Yorkshire, Countryside Books, 2006, pp160. First published in 2005.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  An illustrated history with an emphasis on what remains today.  4.95

Summers A W  Engines Good and Bad, OPC, 1985, pp96, 21 photographs & 2 maps.  Pb.  VG with slight wear to the edges of the covers, and some loss of colour down the spine.  Reminiscences of an Old Oak Common driver, 1923-70.  3.95

Swift, Andrew  Railways in Northamptonshire and the Soke of Peterborough on Old Picture Postcards, Reflections of a Bygone Age, 1999, 64 illustrations. Yesterdays Northampton Series No.4.  Pb.  VG.  "A selection of picture postcards featuring scenes during the past century, with informative captions."  Unlike the author's first volume, which consisted almost entirely of station views, this second volume includes views of all aspects of the railway scene including sheds, viaducts, horse-drawn wagons and railway workers.  4.95

Swift, Andrew  Devon Railway Stations (Great Western Railway) on old picture postcards, Reflections of a Bygone Age, 2001, pp36.  Yesterdays Devon Series No.1.   Pb.  VG+.  3.95

Swindale, Dennis L  Branch Lines to Malden, EARM Publications, 1983, pp48.  First published by Windover Publications in 1978.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated line history.  6.95

Swinger, Peter  The Power of the B17s & B2s, OPC, 1st edition 1988, 196 plates.  Large Format Hb. Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A pictorial tribute to Gresley's only 4-6-0 class, developed for the Great Eastern section.  Edward Thompson rebuilt ten of the class as two-cylinder B2s.  7.50

Swinger, Peter  BR Standard Pacifics in Colour, IA, 1994, pp80.  Landscape format. Glazed Boards.  VG+.  An all-colour pictorial tribute.  6.95

Swinger, Peter  Steam in East Anglia, IA, 1999, pp96.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  A history of steam traction in East Anglia, well-illustrated in both colour and black & white.  6.95

Swinger, Peter  The Power of the B1s, OPC, 2004, pp112.  Power Series.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A pictorial record of Thomson's mixed-traffic 4-6-0, developed during the war for the LNER.  9.50

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