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Vallance H A  The Highland Railway, Stockwell, 1st Edition 1938, pp224, pp31 of plates and fold-out map at the front.  Inscription.  Hb.  No dw.  VG-.  Some wear to the covers and foxing to the page edges.  A first edition of the definitive history of the Highland Railway.  12.50

Vallance H A  The Highland Railway The History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands - Vol.2, D&C, 4th edition 1985, pp210 with 8 colour plates.  Additional material by C.R. Clinker and A. J. Lambert.  Standard Railway History Series.  Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  The major history of the Highland Railway.  5.95

Vallance H A  The Highland Railway, Pan Books, 1972, pp219.  A reprint of the revised David & Charles edition of 1971.  Pb.  Near VG.  A definitive history of the Highland Railway.  2.95

Vallance H A (Ed)  The Railway Enthusiast's Bedside Book, Batsford, 1966, pp264 and 43 illustrations.  Hb.  VG/Fair.  Spine sunned, dw internally repaired at the head of the spine.  A delightful pot pourri from seventeen different contributors.  4.95

 

Vallance H A  The Great North of Scotland Railway: The History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands - Vol.3, D&C, 1989, pp218 and pp32 of plates.  First published in 1965.  Revised by the Great North of Scotland Railway Association.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight indentation to the top edge of the covers, slight wear to the top edge of the dust wrapper.  A standard history of the Great North of Scotland Railway.  6.95

Vanns, Michael A  Rail Centres: Nottingham, IA, 1st edition 1993, pp128.  The original Ian Allan edition.  Hb.  Fine in VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive well-illustrated history of the Nottingham area.  6.95

Vanns, Michael A  Rail Centres: Nottingham, Booklaw, 2004, pp128.  First published by Ian Allan in 1993.  Glazed boards with a dust wrapper.  Fine in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A comprehensive well-illustrated history of the Nottingham area.  5.95

Vanns, Michael A  Signalling in the Age of Steam, IA, 1995, pp112.  Small format.  Card Covers.  Very Good+.  Traces the development of traditional semaphore signalling from the 1830s until the 1960s.  1.95

Vanns, Michael A  An Illustrated History of Great Northern Railway Signalling, OPC, 2000, pp128. Inscription.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A detailed examination of Great Northern signalling from 1848 until the 1923 Grouping.  9.50

Vaughan, Adrian  The Kenning Collection, OPC, 1985, pp59.  First published in 1972.  Landscape format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  In our experience it is unusual to find a copy of this book with a dust wrapper; most copies seem to have been issued without one.  There are three very small circular indentations on the front page of the dust wrapper - the surface is not broken.  A selection of pre-grouping photographs taken by Bill Kenning - mainly GWR, LBSC, SECR and M&GNJt.  3.95

Vaughan, Adrian  The Kenning Collection, OPC, 1972, pp59.  Landscape format Hb.  No dw.  VG in an attractive green cover with gold lettering.  A selection of pre-grouping photographs taken by Bill Kenning - mainly GWR, LBSC, SECR and M&GNJt.  2.95

Vaughan, Adrian  A Pictorial Record of Great Western Signalling, OPC, 1975, pp160.   Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The spine of the dust wrapper is slightly sunned.  14.50

Vaughan, Adrian  A History of the Faringdon Branch and Uffington Station, OPC, 1st edition 1979, pp184.  Pb.  VG.  A detailed history of the Great Western branch from Uffington to Faringdon.  5.95

Vaughan, Adrian  Signalman's Twilight, John Murray, 1st edition 1983, pp196 and pp16 of illustrations.  Signed by the author.  Hb.  VG+/VG.  The second of the author's signalling trilogy.  7.50

Vaughan, Adrian  Signalman's Twilight, BCA/John Murray, 1983, pp196 and pp16 of plates.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the dust wrapper edges.  The second of the author's signalling trilogy.  5.95

Vaughan, Adrian  Grime & Glory: Tales of the Great Western 1892-1947, BCA/John Murray, 1985, pp191 and pp12 of plates.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  5.95

Vaughan, Adrian  Grub, Water and Relief: Tales of the Great Western 1835-1892, John Murray, 1st edition 1985, pp178 plus pp16 of illustrations.  Signed by the author.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Stories of the Great Western Railway in the 19th century.  6.95

Vaughan, Adrian  Grub, Water and Relief: Tales of the Great Western 1835-1892, John Murray, 1st edition 1985, pp178 plus pp16 of illustrations.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Stories of the Great Western Railway in the 19th century.  5.95

Vaughan, Adrian  Grub, Water and Relief: Tales of the Great Western 1835-1892, Alan Sutton, 1987, pp178 plus pp16 of illustrations.  Pb.  VG.  Stories of the GWR in the 19th century.  3.95

Vaughan, Adrian  The West of England Resignalling, IA, 1987, pp56.  Railway World Special.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  The installation of panel signal boxes at Westbury and Exeter is used as a vehicle for an illustrated history of the Great Western Line from Westbury to Totnes with particular attention to the signalling arrangements.  4.95

Vaughan, Adrian  GWR Junction Stations, IA, 1988, pp112.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG- dust wrapper.  Some creasing along the top edge of the dust wrapper, otherwise VG+/VG.  A well-illustrated study with chapters on Castle Cary, Hatton, Honeybourne, Kemble, Kidlington, Kingham, Leominster, Wellington, Whitland and Yeovil.  7.50

Vaughan, Adrian  Signalman's Morning, John Murray, 1988, pp177 plus pp12 of plates.  Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  There is a one-inch internally repaired tear at the top of the rear dust wrapper.  The first volume of Adrian Vaughan's memoirs of the last days of the steam railway.  5.95

Vaughan, Adrian  Obstruction Danger: Significant British Railway Accidents 1890-1986, BCA/PSL, 1989, pp256.  Published by Guild Publishing by arrangement with Patrick Stevens Limited.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Adrian Vaughan, himself a former signalman, examines over thirty railway accidents where safety equipment and procedures were neglected or abused.  4.95

Vaughan, Adrian  Isambard Kingdom Brunel: Engineering Knight-Errant, John Murray, 1992, pp285 plus pp16 of plates.  Hb. VG+/VG. "This is the first biography to show Brunel as he actually was. Adrian Vaughan, drawing on evidence ignored in Rolt's classic life, reveals not just an engineer of genius, a fountain of original ideas and nervous energy, a born actor and a courageous leader, but also a man who was obstinate, unjust, dictatorial and in the end paranoid."  8.50

Vaughan, Adrian  The Great Western at Work 1921-1939, PSL, 1993, pp192.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  "The inter-war years were the most difficult peacetime period that the Great Western Railway ever had to face.  Rising costs and the erosion of its traffic by road competition meant that the Company had to do everything in its power to get the best from its tried and trusted but outdated system, with insufficient funds to undertake renewals and modernisation."  8.50

Vaughan, Adrian  The Heart of the Great Western, SLP, 1995, pp224.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  The spine of the dust wrapper is sunned.  Chronicles the many activities and complexities of the Great Western Railway and its staff in the Oxford and Didcot area, geographically the "heart" of the system.  5.95

Vaughan, Adrian  The Heart of the Great Western, SLP, 1999, pp224 with a folding map in the rear.   Large Format Pb.  VG.  Chronicles the many activities and complexities of the GWR and its staff in the Oxford and Didcot area, geographically the "heart" of the system.  4.95

Vaughan, Adrian  Glory Days: Western Signalman, IA, 2000, pp96.  Landscape format. Glazed Boards.  VG+.  Evokes the spirit and atmosphere of the semaphore-signalled, steam-powered railway in words and pictures.  7.50

Vaughan, Adrian  Railway Blunders, IA, 2004, pp160 with 180 illustrations.  Hb.  Fine/Fine.  A series of essays on some of the less glorious aspects of railway history.  4.95

Vaughan, Adrian  Samuel Morton Peto: A Victorian Entrepreneur, IA, 2009, pp192.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  Adrian Vaughan's somewhat critical biography of the famous Victorian contractor, Sir Samuel Morton Peto.  5.95

Vaughan J A M  'Western' Diesels in Camera, IA, 1978, pp96 plus pp8 of colour.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  An album devoted to the Western Class of diesel hydraulics.  3.95

Vaughan, John  The Power of the 50s, OPC, 1979, 239 plates.  Power Series.  Large Format.  Hard Cover.  VG+ in a VG- dust wrapper with a two inch internally-repaired tear in the dust wrapper at the base of the spine.  5.95

Vaughan, John  Double-Headed Diesels Nationwide, OPC, 1980, 242 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Pictorial album.  4.95

Vaughan J A M  Modern Branch Line Album, IA, 1980, pp128.  Hb.  Generally VG+/VG+ but with a crease across the lower part of the dust wrapper and a slight groove in the cover underneath the wrapper.  Branch lines in the diesel age.  3.95

Vaughan, John  Sunset of British Steam, OPC, 1981, 253 plates.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A high-quality album with 250 pictures from all BR regions.  4.95

Vaughan, John  Class 40s at Work, IA, 1981, pp128.  At Work Series.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  An illustrated history of the Class 40s.  6.95

Vaughan, John  Diesels on the London Midland, IA, 1981, pp112.  Hb. VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The diesel scene on the London Midland Region in the seventies.  3.95

Vaughan, John  Diesels on the Western, IA, 1982, pp112.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A pictorial history of the evolution of diesel traction on the Western Region.  5.95

Vaughan, John  This is Paddington, IA, 1982, pp56.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  A series of illustrated articles.  2.95

Vaughan, John  The Power of the HSTs, OPC, 1983, 242 plates. Power Series.  Large Format Hb.  VG/Fair.  The torn dw has been internally repaired.  4.95

Vaughan J A M  Profile of the Class 50s, OPC, 1983, 148 illustrations.  Profile Series.  Small inscription.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  7.50

Vaughan, John  Diesels on the Eastern, IA, 1983, pp112.  Hb.  VG/VG with the top corners of the covers slightly bumped.  A pictorial survey looking at each area in turn.  5.95

Vaughan, John  Diesels in the Duchy, IA, 1983, pp112.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a Near VG dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper has been internally repaired at the head of the spine; the spine of the dust wrapper is sunned.  A photographic tribute to the railways of Cornwall in the diesel era.  6.95

Vaughan J A M  Profile of the Class 20s, OPC, 1984, 155 plates.  Profile Series.  Small inscription, the number "11."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  Some loss of colour down the spine, tiny wear mark near the top front corner of the glazed boards.  6.95

Vaughan, John  Class 50s at Work, IA, 1986, pp128 with technical contributions from Michael Hunt.  Large Format Hb.  VG+/VG.  An illustrated history of the Class 50s in the At Work Series.  9.50

Vaughan, John  Diesel Days: Devon & Cornwall, IA, 2005, pp160.  "Largish" landscape Hb.  VG+/VG+.  280 images portraying diesel operation in Devon and Cornwall between the mid-1950s and the mid-1970s.  8.50

Vaughan, John  Diesel Retrospective: Class 47, IA, 2007, pp112.  Diesel Retrospect Series.  Large Format Hb.  Fine/Fine.  A pictorial tribute - mainly black & white, but with a fair amount of colour.  6.95

Vaughan, John  An Illustrated History of the Cornish Main Line, OPC, 2009, pp192.  Large Format Hb.  The top front corner of the cover is bumped, also very slightly the rear top corner, otherwise VG+/VG+.  A comprehensive pictorial survey of the Great Western main line in Cornwall including the Falmouth branch.  9.50

Vaughan, John  Diesel Retrospective: Class 31, IA, 2009, pp112.  Diesel Retrospect Series.  Small inscription, the number "1058."  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG+ dust wrapper.  The bottom corners of the covers are slightly bumped.  A pictorial tribute - mainly black and white, but also quite a bit of colour.  5.95

Veale E W P  Railway Scrapbook, Railway Publications, 1962, pp160.  Hb.  VG/Fair.  A readable book covering a diverse range of topics from the gauge wars to continental sea routes, and featuring railway personalities from Stephenson to Gresley and from Samuel Smiles to Henry Smith.  3.95

Vincent, Mike  Reflections on the Portishead Branch, OPC, 1983, pp224 including numerous photos, diagrams & tables.  Pb.  VG.  A comprehensive history including separate chapters on the branches from Bristol Temple Meads to Wapping Wharf and Canon's Marsh Goods.  4.95

Vincent, Mike  Through Countryside and Coalfield: The GWR's Bristol and North Somerset Railway with its associated railways, collieries and stone quarries, OPC, 1990, pp256.  Large format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A comprehensive history, well-illustrated throughout.  18.50

Vincent, Mike  British Railway Steam in Colour, Argus, 1992, pp159.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper. Recollections of chasing steam during the 60s with chapters on Main Line - London, The Sunny South, Broad Swathe of Midlands & Shires, The Borders, The Lowlands of Scotland, Farther North & Farther North, Back down the East Coast and Great Central & London Extension.  3.95

Vines, Andres  Diesels in the Highlands, IA, 2006, pp80.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  Fine. An all-colour album.  5.95

Vinter, Jeff  Railway Walks: LNER, Alan Sutton, 1990, pp169 plus pp8 of colour plates.  Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  Detailed descriptions of ten walks along closed railway lines.  3.95

Vinter, Jeff  Railway Walks: GWR & SR, Alan Sutton, 1990, pp164 plus 6 coloured plates.  Pb.  VG.  A detailed description of ten walks along former railway lines in the south of England.  4.95

Vinter, Jeff  Railway Walks: Wales, Alan Sutton, 1994, pp194 plus pp8 of colour illustrations.  Pb.  VG.  Provides comprehensive details of every disused railway line in Wales that is now a public walk or cycle trail.  Each walk is illustrated with a sketch map as well as contemporary and archive pictures.  3.95

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