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Wainwright S D  Steam in West Cheshire and the North Wales Border, IA, 1981, pp96.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A pictorial album focusing on the area around Chester.  £3.95

Walford, John and Harrison, Paul  A Detailed History of British Railways Standard Steam Locomotives Vol.4: The 9F 2-10-0 Class, RCTS, 2008, pp22 plus 317 including pp8 of colour.  Small inscription, the number "1056."  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  A definitive study.  £24.50

Walker, Barry  Northern Steam Finale, Jane's, 1986, pp64.  Steam 2 Portfolios.  Inscription.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  The spine of the covers is sunned.  An all-colour album of the last days of steam in the North West.  £4.95

Walker, Colin  The Steam Railway Vol. 2 – Shrewsbury, Oxford Illustrators, 1971, pp60.  Landscape format Hb.  VG+/VG.  In steam days Shrewsbury's served as an important hub for both passenger and freight traffic.  £5.95

Walker, Colin  The Steam Railway Vol.4 - Over the Fells: The Settle and Carlisle Line, Oxford Illustrators Ltd., 1972, pp60.  Inscription.  Landscape format Hb.  VG/VG.  £5.95

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Walker, Colin  Trails of Steam Vol.4: Midland Trails through Leicestershire and Rutland, Oxford Publishing Company, 1976, pp60.  Large landscape format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  An album focusing on Leicestershire and Rutland.  £5.95

Walker, Colin  Trails of Steam Vol.5: Trails from Shrewsbury, Oxford Publishing Company, 1978, pp60.  Large landscape format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Photographs of Great Western and London Midland steam in and around Shrewsbury.  £5.95

Walker, Colin  Trails of Steam Vol.7: Trails along the West Border, Oxford Publishing Company, 1980, pp60.  Large landscape format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper with slight wear to the top edge of the dust wrapper.  Photographs of Great Western and London Midland steam on the North-to-West line from Newport through Shrewsbury to Chester.  £5.95

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Walker, Colin  Happy Return: The Rail 150 Steam Cavalcade, Pendyke, 1976, pp144.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  Colin Walker is justly famous for his photographic trilogy depicting the last days of the Great Central. Here he provides a photographic record of the steam cavalcade at Shildon in August 1975 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Stockton and Darlington.  £2.95

Walker, Colin  Great Central Twilight: Memories of a lost main line to London, Pendyke, 1st edition 1986, 180 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG/VG.  Minor wear to the plastic coating of the dw near the front bottom corner.  A tribute to the last days of the Great Central's London extension.  £32.50

Walker, Colin  Eastern Region Steam Twilight Part One: South of Grantham, Pendyke Publications, 1990, 204 plates.  Small inscription, the number “659.” Large Format. Hard Cover. VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Superb album, as always from Colin Walker.  £16.50

Walker, Colin  Eastern Region Steam Twilight Part Two: North of Grantham, Pendyke Publications, 1991, 171 plates.  Small inscription, the number "688."  Large Format Hb.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Superb album, as always from Colin Walker.  £24.50

Walker, Colin  London Midland Steam Twilight: Midland Lines and the Somerset and Dorset Part 1, Pendyke Publications, 1995, pp180.  Signed by the author.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  High-quality atmospheric shots from Colin Walker's camera.  £18.50

Walker, Stephen  Great Northern Branch Lines in Lincolnshire, KMS Books, 1984, pp40.  Pb.  Fair+.  Some wear to the covers.  A pictorial survey.  £4.95

Walker, Stephen  The New Line Kirkstead - Little Steeping including Lincoln to Skegness, KMS Books, 1985, pp48.  Inscription.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history of the Great Northern Railway's direct route to Skegness.  £4.95

Walker, Stephen  Firsby to Wainfleet and Skegness, KMS Books, 1987, pp64. Inscription.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history of the Skegness branch.  £4.95

Waller, Peter  Celebration of Steam: West Riding, IA, 1994, pp128.  Pb. VG+.  An area-by-area photographic survey.  £3.95

Waller, Peter  From the Footplate: Eurostar A Driver's Eye View of the Channel Tunnel, IA, 1998, pp112.  Pb. VG.  An illustrated account of Eurostar services through the Channel Tunnel.  £4.95

Waller, Peter  Working Steam: LNER 2-6-0s, IA, 2004, pp80.  Landscape format.  Glazed Boards.  Fine.  An all-colour pictorial tribute to Gresley, Thompson & Peppercorn 2-6-0s.  £4.95

Walters, David  British Railway Bridges, IA, 1963, pp72 with numerous illustrations.  "Smallish" format Pb.  Near VG with slight wear to the covers.  A historical survey followed by details of twenty seven major bridges and viaducts.  £5.95

Walton, Peter  Diesels Over the Settle to Carlisle Route, OPC, 1982.  With over two hundred high-quality plates.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Minor wear along the top edge of the dust wrapper.  £4.95

Warn C R  Railways of the Northumberland Coalfield, Frank Graham, 1976, pp60 with illustrations & some excellent maps.  Rails Across Northumberland Pt.4.  Pb.  Generally VG, but with a three-inch crease across the top rear corner of the covers.  £4.95

Warren, Alan  Rescued from Barry, D&C, 1983, pp175.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper spine is slightly sunned.  Describes and illustrates every one of the locomotives rescued from Barry.  £5.95

Warren, Alan  Barry Scrapyard: The Preservation Miracle, D&C, 1988, pp288.  'Largish' format Hb. VG+ in a VG- dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper has been internally repaired at the head of the spine, otherwise VG/VG.  The first part tells the Barry rescue story, while the second part describes and illustrates every one of the over 200 locos rescued from Barry.  Illustrated in both colour and black and white.  £5.95

Warren J G H  A Century of Locomotive Building by Robert Stephenson & Co 1823-1923, D&C, 1970, pp461 with a new introduction by Professor W. A. Tuplin.  First published by Andrew Reid & Co. in 1923.  There is a bookplate from the previous owner inside the front cover.  "Largish" format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A detailed account of the early development of the steam locomotives; the first 37 years down to 1860 take over 400 of the 461 pages.  £32.50

Waszak, Peter  Rail Centres: Peterborough, IA, 1st edition 1984, p128.  The original Ian Allan edition.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight browning of the page edges.  An illustrated history of the railways in and around Peterborough.  £6.95

Waterer, Graham  Southern Electrics: A View From the Past, IA, 1999, pp96.  Glazed Boards. Very Good+.  A history of the Southern Electric system up until 1962.  £5.95

Waters, Laurence  Rail Centres: Oxford, IA, 1986, pp128.  The original Ian Allan edition.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  An illustrated history of the railways in and around Oxford.  £6.95

Waters, Laurence  Rail Centres: Oxford, Booklaw, 2005, pp128.  Rail Centres No.9.  First published by Ian Allan in1986.  Glazed boards with dw.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  An illustrated history of the railways in and around Oxford.  £6.95

Waters, Laurence  Oxfordshire Railways in Old Photographs, Alan Sutton, 1989, pp160.  Pb.  VG.  With sections on: The Main Lines, The LNWR at Oxford and The Branch Lines.  £2.95

Waters, Laurence  Rail Centres: Reading, IA, 1st edition 1990, pp128.  The original Ian Allan edition. Hard Cover.  Very Good+ in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A well-illustrated history of the railways in and around Reading.  £6.95

Waters, Laurence  Celebration of Steam: The Chilterns, IA, 1995, pp128.  Card Covers.  Very Good+.  A pictorial album looking at the lines from Paddington and Marylebone in the days of steam.  £3.95

Waters, Laurence  Steam in Action: 'Castles', IA, 1991, pp80.  Large Format. Glazed Boards.  VG.  A largely pictorial tribute with seven appendices tabulating useful information on the class.  £3.95

Waters, Laurence  More Last Days of Steam in Oxfordshire, Alan Sutton, 1992, pp152.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A pictorial tribute to the final years of steam in Oxfordshire.  £3.95

Waters, Laurence and Doyle, Tony  British Railways Past and Present No.15: Oxfordshire, SLP, 1992, pp144.   Pb.  VG with slight loss of colour down the spine of the covers.  £4.95

Waters, Laurence  London: The Great Western Lines, IA, 1993, pp160.  Britain's Rail Super Centres Series.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive history of the Great Western lines into Paddington.  £6.95

Waters, Laurence  GWR Then & Now, BCA/IA, 1st edition 1994, pp256.  Large Format Hb.  The original hardback edition with a dust wrapper.   Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  Sharply contrasting then and now photographs.  £4.95

Waters, Laurence  Around the Great Western Railway Then & Now, IA, 2002, pp256.  The original Ian Allen edition.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Very Good+ dust wrapper.  A second volume of then and now shots on former Great Western lines.  £7.50

Waters, Laurence  Around the Great Western Railway Then & Now, HRP, 2009, pp256.  First published by Ian Allan in 2002.  Large Format.  Glazed boards with dw.  VG+/VG.  A second volume of then and now shots on the former Great Western.  £6.95

Watson, Hugh W  The Deltic Years: From Prototype to Preservation, PSL, 1989, pp192.  Illustrated in black & white with some colour.  "Largish" format Hb.  Very Good in a  Very Good dust wrapper with slight wear to the top corners.  A "lively, personal and non-technical account."    £9.50

Watson, James  Stamps and Railways, Faber and Faber, 1960, pp142 plus 16 plates.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG- dust wrapper.  Superficial wear at the top of the dust wrapper spine.  Aimed at the thematic stamp collector.  £2.95

Watts A J  Private Owner Wagons from the Ince Waggon & Ironworks Co., Historical Model Railway Society, 1998, pp190.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG-.  The top back corner of the spine is slightly bumped, some loss of colour down the spine.  A comprehensive illustrated history of the Ince Waggon Works.  A substantial part of the book (p47-p176) provides details of the wagons produced by Ince illustrated with photographs from the photographic archive of the company.  £14.50

Way, R Barnard  Meet the Locomotive: The Intricacies of the Steam Locomotive Introduced in Simple Language to Those Who Want to Know, Transportation Press, 1st edition, pp49.  Pb.  Near VG.  No date but around 1947.  The first edition of a book later published by Ian Allan.  £3.95

Way, R Barnard and Wardale, Reginald W  British Passenger Locomotives, Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., 1948, pp128.  A Quick Spotter Book.  Pb.  Fair+ with wear to the spine and corners.  "134" written inside a small circle of the cover.  Photographs and brief details of the principal passenger classes of the Big Four immediately after nationalisation.  According to the back cover, BR passenger stock was originally going to be painted "dark purple and cream!"  £1.95

Weaver, Rodney  Baguley Locomotives 1914-1931: The locomotives built at Shobnall Road Works, Burton-on-Trent, by Baguley Cars Limited and Baguley (Engineers) Limited, Industrial Railway Society, 1975, pp76 with pp36 of illustrations.  Card Covers.  VG-.  A comprehensive illustrated history based on the company archives.  £16.50

Webb, Ben  Locomotive Engineers of the LNER, IA, 1946, pp76.  "Smallish" format.  Very Good.  Provides details about the men who design or have designed the locomotives of the LNER.  Note that some Locomotive Engineers of the major constituent companies are therefore also considered.  £3.95

Webb, Brian and Gordon, David A  Lord Carlisle's Railways, RCTS, 1978, pp120 plus 92 illustrations.  Pb.  VG.   A carefully researched history of Lord Carlisle's railways, also known as the Brampton Railway or as The Brampton and Hartleyburn Railway.  £10.50

Webb, Brian and Duncan, John  AC Electric Locomotives of British Rail, D&C, 1979, pp96.  Locomotive Studies Series.  Hb.  Fine/VG+.  Slight foxing to page edges. A major study of classes 81 through 87.  £6.95

Webb, Brian  The Deltic Locomotives of British Rail, D&C, 1983, pp96.  Locomotive Studies Series. Hard Cover.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  The spine of the dust wrapper is faded.  A definitive study of the Deltics (Class55) and Baby Deltics (Class23).  £4.95

Webster H C  British Railway Rolling Stock, OUP, 1942, pp159.  Landscape format. Hb.  VG/Poor.  Slight rubbing to the covers.  Although substantially complete, the dw has been extensively repaired internally.  Illustrations & descriptions of contemporary locomotives, coaches & wagons.  £4.95

Webster, Harry  Railway Motive Power, Hutchinson's Scientific & Technical Publications, 1952, pp311 with 57 line drawings and 50 illustrations.  Foreword by Lt-Col Harold Rudgard, former Chief Officer of Motive power, British Railways.  Hb.  VG in a Fair dust wrapper. Wear and tears to the edges of the dust wrapper with some slight loss, price clipped.  An excellent explanation of how a steam engine actually works.  The final part is devoted to electric and diesel traction.  £5.95

Webster N W  Joseph Locke: Railway Revolutionary, Allen & Unwin, 1970, pp218.  Hb.  VG in a Fair dust wrapper.  Wear to the edges of the dust wrapper, with two small internally-repaired tears to the top edge.  An excellent modern biography of the engineer of the Grand Junction, the London & Southampton and the LNWR main line over Shap.  £4.95

Webster N W  Britain's First Trunk Line, Adams & Dart, 1972, pp196 with the gold crest of the Grand Junction on the front cover.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The lettering on the dust wrapper spine has faded.  An excellent history of the Grand Junction Railway - the first railway to link Birmingham with Liverpool and Manchester - until it became part of the LNWR.  £5.95

Webster, Neil and Fox, Peter  Motive Power Pocket Book Spring 1983: The Complete Guide to all BR-Operated Locomotives, Platform 5, 1983, pp80 with pp16 of colour illustrations.  No underlining.  Small format Pb.  Very Good.  £1.95

Webster, Neil and Fox, Peter  Motive Power Pocket Book 1990: The Complete Guide to all BR-Operated Locomotives, Platform 5, 25th edition Summer/Autumn 1990, pp96 with pp15 of colour illustrations.  No underlining.  Small Format Pb.  Very Good with slight wear to the covers at the top and base of the spine.  £0.95

Weekes G  BR Standard Britannia Pacifics: A study of British Railways standard Class 7P express passenger locomotive, Bradford Barton, 1975, pp96.  Small inscription, the number "782."  Hb.  Very Good in a Fair dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the dust wrapper edges, particularly at the head of the spine. Also two small internally repaired tears to the dust wrapper edges.  A Bradford Barton original with a black & white "speckled" cover.  £3.95

Weighell, Sid  A Hundred Years of Railway Weighells: Three Generations of a Railway Family, Robson Books, 1984, pp240 plus pp24 of illustrations.  Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  Sid Weighell was an outspoken and often controversial General Secretary of the NUR from 1975-82.  £3.95

Weight R A H  Great Northern Locomotives 1847-1947, author, 1st edition 1947, pp78 plus pp25 plates.  Pb.  Fair.  Covers a bit grubby and worn with wear at the head & base of the spine and at the corners.  A history of GN locomotives, illustrated with line drawings from Bird's classic Locomotives of the Great Northern Railway, published in 1903.  £3.95

Weight R A H  The Great Northern Railway, IA, 1952, pp32.  Railways Before the Grouping No.2.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Slight wear to the edges of the covers.  An illustrated booklet.  £2.95

Welbourn, Nigel  Lost Lines: London, IA, 1998, pp128.  Pb.  Fine.  An account of London lines which have either disappeared or been superseded by later developments. These include the ex-Great Western branch to Staines, the ex-London & North Western branch from Harrow to Stanmore, the closed terminus at King William Street and many more.  £3.95

Welbourn, Nigel  Lost Lines: North Eastern, IA, 1999, pp128.  Pb.  VG.  Largely pictorial.  Examines a selection of lines and stations in the North-Eastern Region that have closed.  £4.95

Welbourn, Nigel  Lost Lines: British Narrow Gauge, IA, 2000, pp128.  Pb.  Fine.  Retraces some thirty of the narrow gauge railways that once operated in the British Isles.  £5.95

Welbourn, Nigel  Lost Lines: LMR, IA, 2003, pp128.  Pb.  Fine.  Examines a selection of lines and stations in the London Midland Region that have closed.  £4.95

Welbourn, Nigel  Lost Lines: Western, IA, 2004, pp128.  Pb.  Very Good+.  Largely pictorial.  Examines a selection of lines and stations in the Western Region that have closed.  £3.95

Welch, Michael S  Steam over the Roof of England, Runpast, 1990, 229 illustrations.  Large Format Hb. Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper is sunned down the spine.  A pictorial tribute to the Settle and Carlisle line in the steam era.  £7.50

Welch, Michael S  Memories of Steam from Glasgow to Aberdeen, Runpast, 1993, 197 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  The harder-to-obtain hardback edition.  VG+/VG.  A pictorial tribute to the Caledonian Railway's route from Glasgow to Aberdeen, a route that witnessed the swan song for the A4 pacifics when a new accelerated A4-operated service was introduced as late as 1962.  £12.50

Welch, Michael S  Branch Lines to Horsted Keynes: Then and Now, Runpast, 1995, 203 plates.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Contrasts classic views of the branch lines to Horsted Keynes taken in the days of steam with pictures of the same scenes today.  £7.50

Welch, Michael  Last Breaths of Steam, Runpast, 1998, pp76.  Glazed Boards.  Landscape Format.  Fine.  An all-colour album published to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the end of BR Steam.  £3.95

Welch, Michael S  Settle & Carlisle Steam Finale, Runpast, 1999, pp80.  Landscape format. Glazed Boards.  VG.  Covers slightly bumped at the base of the spine and at the top corners.  An all-colour album.  £3.95

Welch, Michael  Lancashire Steam Finale, Runpast, 2004, pp72.  Card Covers.  VG+.  An all-colour album depicting the final years of steam in Lancashire.  £3.95

Welch, Michael  Southern Branch Lines, Capital Transport, 2008, pp120.  "Largish" format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  An all-colour pictorial survey.  £7.50

Wells J  An Illustrated History of Rochdale's Railways, Irwell Press, 1993, pp80.  Small inscription, the number "517."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good+.  £7.50

Wells J A  The Railways of Northumberland and Newcastle Upon Tyne 1828 – 1998, Powdene, 1998, pp226 with 62 illustrations in the text.  Pb.  VG.  Traces the history of the nineteenth passenger-carrying railway companies in the county culminating in the state owned British Railways from 1948.  £5.95

Wells J and Bentley E F  East Lancashire Lines: Bury to Heywood & Rawtenstall, Foxline, 2000, pp112.  Scenes from the Past: 33.  Small inscription, the number "870."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Fair.  Some creasing to the front cover, contents VG.  £5.95

Wells J A  A Guide to Researching Railways, Powdene, 2003, pp250.  Additional photography by Ken Morton and Ian S. Carr.  Pb.  VG+.  Aimed at those who are interested in railways, but who wish to widen the scope of their railway activities.  £3.95

Wells, Jeffrey  The Oldham Loop Part 1: Manchester Victoria to Shaw & Crompton via Hollinwood, Oldham and Royton Junction, Foxline, pp120.  No date.  Scenes from the Past: 42 (Part 1).  Small inscription, the number "406."  Large Format.  Card Covers.  Very Good.  Slight loss of colour down the spine.  £12.50

Wells, Jeffrey  An Illustrated Historical Survey of the Railways in and around Bury, Book Law / Railbus, pp128.  No date.  First published by Challenger in 1995.  A series of illustrated essays.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.   £5.95

Wells, Jeffrey  An Illustrated Historical Survey of the Railways in and around Bury, Challenger, 1995, pp128.  The original Challenger edition.  Large Format Pb.  VG+.  A series of well-illustrated essays.  £3.95

Wells, Jeffrey  Miles Platting to Diggle (via Ashton), Book Law / Railbus, 2006, pp96.  First published by Challenger in 1996.  Large format Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history of the Lancashire & Yorkshire railway branch from Miles Platting to Stalybridge and the LNWR line from Stalybridge to Diggle.  £6.95

Wells, Mathew  First Stop Maidenhead, Serawood House, 2nd revised edition 1982.  Pb.  VG.  An illustrated booklet.  Maidenhead was once the terminus of two important railway companies, the Great Western railway and the Wycombe Railway.  It was the Great Western's first terminus westward, and the starting point for the Wycombe Railway's line to Oxford and Aylesbury.  £3.95

Wells, Mathew  Farewell to Steam Isle of Wight, Rochester Press, 1985, pp96.  Large Format. Glazed Boards.  VG.  Largely pictorial with pairs of then and now shots from many of the stations.  £7.50

Weston, Brian and Orchard, Robin  Locomotive Library, Percival Marshall, 1962, pp60.  Small landscape format.  Pb.  Very Good.  A collection of photographs taken by Brian Western for the Model Engineer.  Captions by Robin Orchard.  £0.95

Weston, David  For the Love of Steam, D&C, 2002, pp120, signed by the author on the title page.  The full inscription reads, "For Ivor Best Wishes David Weston."  Large landscape format Pb.  Fine.  Colour reproductions of no fewer than 50 of Weston's paintings with supporting text.  £4.95

Weston, David  For the Love of Steam, D&C, 2002, pp120.  Large landscape format Pb.  VG.  Colour reproductions of no fewer than fifty of David Weston's paintings with supporting text.  £4.95

Weston, Philip  The Weston Collection, Wyvern, 1983, pp64.  Pb. VG.  Photographs taken by the author's farther in the immediate post-war period with sections on: Southern Summer, Rugby Round-up, Great Central Lineside, Heart of England, Western in Warwickshire, North Eastern around Leeds, Hill & Dale, and Tail Lights.  £2.95

Westwood, John  Railways at War, Osprey, 1980, pp224.  Hb.  VG+/VG.  NRM reference library stamp inside the cover.  No other stamps.  An account of the role played by railways in modern warfare.  £5.95

Wethersett E R  Great Railway Photographers, Milepost, 1996, pp48.  Presented by Colin Garratt.  Large Format Hb.  Fine/Fine.  A selection of photographs from the Wethersett collection.  The original glass plate negatives are held in the National Railway Museum.  £2.95

Wheeler, Geoffrey  Fired By Steam, John Murray, 1st edition 1987, pp89.  Large landscape format Hb.  VG/Near VG.  Slight wear to the dust wrapper at the top of the spine and at the top front corner.  Post-war Great Western reminiscences, notable for the 24 full-colour locomotive portraits.  £5.95

White, Christopher  Talyllyn Railway Extension, Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society, 1978, pp40.  "Largish" format Pb.  Very Good.  There is an old price sticker on the cover.  "A pictorial tribute to all those who worked on the Extension."  Also a 4-page card programme for the Ceremonial Opening of the Extension from Abergynolwyn to Nant Gwernol on May 22nd, 1976.  £1.95

White, Christopher  Forty Years of the Talyllyn, AB Publishing, 1991, pp48.  Large Format Pb.  VG except for some creasing at the base of the spine.  A personal view in pictures and words of the first forty years of the Talyllyn Preservation Society.  £4.95

White H P  A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain Vol.2 Southern England, Phoenix, 1st Edition 1961, pp214 plus 36 illustrations.  Folding map in the rear.  Early style of dw.  Hb.  VG/Fair. Dw internally repaired at the head & base of the spine.  Presentation plate to a school library inside the front cover, although a pastedown inside the rear cover indicates that the book was never issued.  £5.95

White H P  Forgotten Railways South-East England, D&C, 1st edition 1976, pp192 including pp16 of illustrations.  Forgotten Railways Series (Vol.6.).  The folding map at the rear is missing.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Perhaps a misleading title since Professor White focuses on the old Southern Railway Central and Eastern Divisions.  £5.95

White H P  Forgotten Railways, Guild/D. S. Thomas, 1986, pp240.  Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  The introductory volume to the Forgotten Railways Series.  The story of how Britain abandoned two thirds of her railways, a process that culminated in the notorious Beeching closures of the 60s.  £4.95

White, H P (editor)  Railways South East: The Album, Capitol Transport, 1994, pp96.  Large Format with Glazed Boards.  VG.  A series of illustrated articles on railways in the South East from the team that published the magazine with the same title.  £4.95

Whitehead, Alan  The Midland in the 1930s, IA, 1982, pp112.  Hb.  Fine/VG+.  An album covering the lines of the former Midland Railway in LMS days.  £6.95

Whitehead D  Worth a Second Glance Vol.2: A Pictorial Record of the Worth Valley Railway, Keighley & Worth Valley Preservation Society, 1981, pp116 with pp4 of colour.  "Largish" format Pb.  Very Good.  An album of photographs from the 1970s.  £1.95

Whitehouse, John and Dowling, Geoff  British Railways Past and Present No.5 The West Midlands, SLP, 1987, pp104.  Pb.  VG- with slight wear to the edges of the covers.  Over 95 locations including Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Rugby, Leamington, Bromsgrove, Worcester.  £3.95

Whitehouse P B  Narrow Gauge Album, IA, 3rd impression 1959, pp142.  Hb.  As always seems to be the case with this particular book, there is no dust wrapper.  VG- with slight wear to the covers.  A classic illustrated survey of narrow gauge lines in Britain and Ireland.  There is far more text than one would expect in an "album" today.  £3.95

Whitehouse, Patrick  Festiniog Railway Revival, IA, 1963, pp84 with a colour frontis & a fold-out map in rear.  Hb.  VG-/Fair.  Four small dents to the bottom edges of the covers, small tears & some associated loss to the dw edges.  A classic illustrated history of the Festiniog.  £7.50

Whitehouse P B  On the Narrow Gauge, Nelson, 1964, pp146 plus 64plates.  Inscription.  Hb.  VG in a Fair+ dust wrapper.  The dust wrapper is worn along the edges.  The rise and fall of the narrow gauge in the British Isles including Ireland.  The final section looks at a selection of continental narrow gauge lines.  £4.95

Whitehouse, Patrick  Railway Anthology, IA, 1965, pp223 with a colour frontis.  Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  Slight wear along the top edge of the dust wrapper.  An anthology of articles from Ian Allan periodicals with sections entitled History and Conjecture, On the Footplate, On the Narrow Gauge, Travel by Train, Salute to the Steam Engine, Some Branch Lines, The Railways go to War, and Railwayana.  £3.95

Whitehouse, Patrick  Welsh Narrow Gauge Album, IA, 1969, pp88.  Slight wear to the dw at the head of the spine.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG- dust wrapper.  A pictorial tribute to the Vale of Rheidol, the Welshpool & Llanfair, the Festiniog, the Talyllyn and the Snowdon Mountain Railway.  £4.95

Whitehouse P B  Steam on the Shed, IA, 1969, pp192.  Small inscription, the number "179."  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  Forty years of shed scenes - on the standard and narrow gauge - captured by Patrick Whitehouse's camera.  £6.95

Whitehouse P B (Editor)  The Last Parade: An Authorised tribute to British Steam Preservation, New Cavendish, 1977, pp192.  No.1348 of a limited edition of 3000 copies.  Very Large Landscape Format Hb.  A Very Good copy in a Fair slip case.  There is a circular depression, about half a centimetre in diameter, in the rear cover, while the corners and edges of the slip case are rubbed.  A lavishly produced tribute to the cavalcade of steam locomotives at Shildon in 1975, organised to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Stockton and Darlington. Even at the time it was clear that this was going to be the “Last Great Parade” of steam locomotives.  £16.50

Whitehouse P B, Snell J B and Hollingsworth J B  Steam for Pleasure, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1978, pp240 including numerous illustrations and maps. "Largish" format Hb.  Very Good+ / Very Good with slight browning along the top of the dw.  A comprehensive introduction to preserved steam lines in Britain, Europe, North America and the rest of the world.  £4.95

Whitehouse, Patrick  Preserved Steam in Britain, A&U, 1979, pp168.  Steam Past Series.  Hb.  F/VG.  Internally repaired nick in the dw.  An illustrated survey of all the major preserved lines and steam centres.  £2.95

Whitehouse P B  The Early Years of Western Region Steam: An Album of P. M. Alexander's Photographs, Wild Swan, 1983, pp92.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  The illustrations are mainly concentrated between 1948 and 1952.  £6.95

Whitehouse P B  LMS, Atlantic, 1983, pp48.  Branch Line Memories Vol.2.  Pb.  VG+.  A photographic tribute to the branch lines of the LMS.  £1.95

Whitehouse P B  Classic Steam, Bison, 1984, pp192.  Inscription.  Large format Hb.  Fine / Fine.  A well-illustrated survey of the final years of steam in Britain, North America, Germany, France and other European countries.  £3.95

Whitehouse P B  The LMS in the West Midlands, OPC, 1984, 262 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  An excellent pictorial survey of the 1923-1948 period.  £4.95

Whitehouse P B and Snell J B  Narrow Gauge Railways of the British Isles, D&C, 1st edition 1984, pp160 with 140 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  "The fascinating story of small railways built, often in rugged and spectacular landscapes, to serve communities beyond the economic reach of the standard gauge."  £4.95

Whitehouse P B and Snell J B  Narrow Gauge Railways of the British Isles, Bracken Books, 1989, pp160 with 140 illustrations.  First published by David & Charles in 1984.  Large Format Hb.  VG+/VG.  A comprehensive survey of the narrow gauge lines in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland & the Isle of Man.  £4.95

Whitehouse P B  The Great Western in the West Midlands, OPC, 1984, 218 plates.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  There is a tiny nick in the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  The Great Western around Birmingham before nationalisation.  £6.95

Whitehouse, Patrick and Thomas, David St John The Great Western Railway: 150 Glorious Years, D&C/BCA, 1984, pp206.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A superbly produced book, a fitting tribute to the GWR on its 150th anniversary.  £3.95 

Whitehouse, Patrick and Thomas, David St John  The Great Western Railway: 150 Glorious Years, D&C, 2002, pp206.  Large Format Pb.  VG+.  The paperback edition of this best-selling tribute to the Great Western.  £1.95

Whitehouse, Patrick and Thomas, David St John  LNER 150: The London and North Eastern Railway A century and a half of progress, D&C, 1st edition 1989, pp208.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A superbly produced nostalgic look at the LNER from 1923 until 1948.  £3.95

Whitehouse, Patrick and Thomas, David St John  LNER 150: The London and North Eastern Railway A century and a half of progress, D&C, 2002, pp208.  Large Format Pb.  VG+.  A superbly produced nostalgic look at the LNER from 1923 until 1948.  The paperback edition.  £2.95

Whitehouse, Patrick and Powell, John  Treacy's Routes North, BCA/D&C, 1989, pp192.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A superb collection of Eric Treacy's photographs from the West Coast, Midland and East Coast routes.  £3.95

From BR to Beeching

Whitehouse, Patrick and Jenkinson, David  From BR to Beeching Vol.1: The Routes of the Stars, Castles and Kings, Atlantic, 1990, pp60.  Pb.  Generally VG, with some superficial creasing to the covers.  A pictorial tribute with sections on: The West of England Main Line, The South Wales Main Line, Paddington to Chester, Hereford - Worcester - Oxford, West to North, Bristol to Birmingham. and Swindon to Gloucester.  £1.95

Whitehouse, Patrick and Jenkinson, David  From BR to Beeching Vol.2: Four Coupled Twilight Part 1, Atlantic, 1990, pp60.  Pb.  VG.  A pictorial tribute with sections on each loco class.  £1.95

Whitehouse, Patrick and Jenkinson, David  From BR to Beeching Vol.3: The Routes of the Thompson and Peppercorn Pacifics, Atlantic, 1990, pp60.  Card Covers.  Very Good. VG with some superficial creasing of the plastic coating on the rear cover. A pictorial tribute.  £1.95

Whitehouse, Patrick & Jenkinson, David  From BR to Beeching Vol.4: Four Coupled Twilight Part 2, Atlantic, 1990, pp60.  Pb.  VG.  Slight creasing to the covers.  A pictorial tribute with sections on each loco class.  £1.95

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Whitehouse P B and Thomas, David St John  LMS 150 The London Midland & Scottish Railway: A century and a half of progress, D&C, 1991, pp208.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  A superbly produced nostalgic look at the LMS.  £3.95

Whitehouse P B and Thomas, David St John  LMS 150 The London Midland & Scottish Railway: A century and a half of progress, D&C, 2002, pp208.  Large Format Pb.  Very Good+.  Some superficial wear along the top edge of the covers.  The paperback issue of a best-selling tribute to the LMS.  £2.95

Whitehouse, Patrick and Thomas, David St John  A Passion For Steam, D&C, 1992, pp192.  Inscription.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a  Very Good+ dust wrapper.  The well-known Whitehouse/Thomas team turns its attention to steam engines throughout the world.  "A combination of technical, nostalgic and imaginative writing and a splendid selection of photographs celebrating the pulsating joy of this unique form of power."   £3.95

Whitehouse, Patrick and Thomas, David St John  A Passion For Steam, D&C, 2002, ppp192.  Large Format Pb.  VG+.  The well-known Whitehouse/Thomas team turns its attention to steam engines throughout the world.  "A combination of technical, nostalgic and imaginative writing and a splendid selection of photographs celebrating the pulsating joy of this unique form of power."  £2.95

Whitehurst, Brian  Great Western Engines, Names, Numbers, Types and Classes (1940 to Preservation), OPC, 1973, pp168 including pp16 of illustrations.  Pb.  VG.  Loss of colour down the spine of the covers.  Includes an appendix with pp44 of engine diagrams.  £4.95

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  Steam in the West Riding, D&C, 1975, pp70.  Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A high-quality album from a well-known photographic team.  £3.95

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  The Power of The 40s, OPC, 1978, 232 plates.  Power Series.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the bottom front corner of the dust wrapper.  £6.95

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  The LMS Remembered, OPC, 1979, 271 illustrations.  Small inscription, the number "449."  Large Format Hb. VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Loss of colour down the spine of the dust wrapper.  A high-quality album.  £5.95

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  The LNER Remembered, OPC, 1979, 267 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A high-quality large format album.  £4.95

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  The Southern Remembered, OPC, 1980, 270 plates.  Large Format Hb.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  A high-quality OPC album.  £5.95

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  Profile of the Deltics, OPC, 1980, 152 illustrations.  Profile Series.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG with slight rubbing to the corners of the glazed boards.  £6.95

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  The Power of the BR Standard Pacifics, OPC, 1980, 220 illustrations. Power Series.  Small inscription, the number "779."  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  £5.95

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  Profile of the 40s, OPC, 1981, 175 plates.  Profile Series.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  Spine sunned.  A pictorial tribute.  £7.50

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  The Power of the A1s, A2s and A3s, OPC, 1982, 256 plates.  Power Series.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A pictorial record of all the non-streamlined Pacifics operated by the LNER.  £7.50

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  Profile of the Peaks, OPC, 1983, 150 plates.  Profile Series.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG+.  £9.50

Whiteley J S  Diesels on the Regions: Eastern Region, OPC, 1984, 198 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG+/VG with a half-inch internally repaired tear at the top of the front dust wrapper fold, and slight loss of colour down the spine.  A pictorial album.  £6.95

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  Profile of the A4s, OPC, 1985, 216 plates.  Profile Series.  Large Format.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  £6.95

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  The Great Western Remembered, OPC, 1985, 326 illustrations.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A high-quality large format album.  £5.95

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  The Power of the Deltics, OPC, 1986, 189 plates.  Power Series.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  £7.50

Whiteley J and Morrison G  The Power of the Black Fives, OPC, 1988, pp144.  Power Series.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  £7.50

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  50 Years of Preserved Steam on the Main Line, Guild/OPC, 1989, pp174.  Large Format Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  A large and varied photographic collection in both black & white and colour.  £3.95

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  The Power of the Jubilees, OPC, 1st edition 1992, pp112.  Power Series.  Large Format Hb.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  £8.50

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  The Big Four Remembered, PRC, 1994, 326 plates.  Large Format Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  The corners of the covers are slightly bumped.  A block-buster album that combines no fewer than four earlier books - The LMS Remembered, The LNER Remembered, The SR Remembered and The GWR Remembered - in a single volume.  Reprinted by PRC in a matt format.  £6.95

Whiteley J S and Morrison G W  The Power of the Patriots, OPC, 1997, pp128.  Power Series.  Large Format Hb.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  There is a small internally repaired tear in the rear page of the dust wrapper.  £16.50

Whittle G  The Railways of Consett and North-West Durham, D&C, 1971, pp248 with a colour frontis.  Hb.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  Some wear to the edges of the dust wrapper.  "All the railways in this complex and interesting area have their detailed story told, many for the first time."  £14.50

Whittle, G  The Newcastle and Carlisle Railway, D&C, 1979, pp208.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A very readable modern history.  £8.50

Wignall C J  Complete British Railways Maps and Gazetteer 1830-1981, OPC, 1st edition 1983, pp172.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Locates all lines and stations built since the opening of the Stockton and Darlington in 1825. Slight foxing to the page edges.  The red spine of the dust wrapper is faded, and there is slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head of the spine.  £12.50

Wild, Jack and Chapman, Stephen  Halifax and the Calder Valley, Bellcode, 1998, pp112.  Railway Memories No.11.  Small inscription, the number "807", inside the front cover.  Card Covers.  VG+.  A photographic survey.  £7.50

Wilkinson, Alan  Stanier '8F' No. 8233, IA, 1984, pp48.  Great Preserved Locomotives 1.  Large Format Pb.  VG+.  An illustrated booklet tracing the career of preserved 8F No. 8233 from construction, through service on the LMS, in Persia during the war, and finally on British Rail.  £1.95

Wilkinson, Alan  Stanier '8Fs' at Work, IA, 1986, pp144.  At Work Series.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper. The top front corner of the cover is bumped.  An illustrated history of Sir William Stanier's powerful 2-8-0 freight engines.  No fewer than 852 of these Stanier 8Fs were built first for the LMS in the 1930s and then later as part of the war effort.  £6.95

Wilkinson, Reg  The Wantage Tramway, Oakwood, 1976, pp40.  Locomotion Papers No.92.  Pb. VG.  £5.95

Williams, Alan and Percival, David  Steam Locomotives, IA, 1964, pp64.  Veteran and Vintage Series.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good.  Illustrations and brief details of sixty veteran steam engine classes.  £1.95

Williams, Alan and Percival, David  BR Steam Locomotives from Nationalisation to Modernisation Part 2: Southern Region, IA, 1967, pp64 plus pp32 of illustration.  Inscription. Hb.  VG/Fair.  The dust wrapper has an internally repaired tear extending for half the length of the rear fold. The second volume of a four-volume series listing all BR owned steam engines by class.  £3.95

Williams, Alan and Percival, David  British Railways Locomotives & Other Motive Power, IA, 1975, pp252.  abc Combined VolumeNo underlining.  Small format.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  £4.95

Williams, Alan  Southern Electric Album, IA, 1977, pp92.  Hb.  VG/VG.  Traces the development of the Southern Electric from its origins in 1909.  £5.95

Williams, Alan  BR Diesel Locomotive Album, IA, 1979, pp91.  Page 91 forms the inner part of the rear cover - as published.  Hb. VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A pictorial history of early diesel traction.  £3.95

Williams, Alan  BR Standard Steam Album, IA, 1980, pp89.  Hb.  VG/VG.  A tribute to the standard designs developed by Riddles after nationalisation.  £5.95

Williams, Alan  Not the Age of the Train, IA, 1983, pp64.  Pb.  VG+.  Modern Railways’ columnist Alan Williams comments on the British Rail scene in his usual forthright style.  £1.95

Williams, Alfred  Life in a Railway Factory, AS, 1992, pp288 with a 37 page introduction by Michael Davis outlining William's life.  First published in 1915.  Pb. VG+.  A unique description of Swindon works before the first world war, based on Williams' experience as a steam hammer operator.  £6.95

Williams C L  Great Western Steam around Bristol, Bradford Barton, 1975, pp96.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  There is a tiny tear at the bottom rear corner of the dust wrapper.  A Bradford Barton original in "speckled" brown covers.  £5.95

Williams C L  Great Western Steam Through The Cotswolds, Bradford Barton, 1975, pp96.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A Bradford Barton original with brown "flecked" hardback covers.  £5.95

Williams D C  Severn Valley Railway Album, Severn Valley Railway Company, 1974, pp140.  Landscape Format.  Very Good in a Very Good dust wrapper.  Slight loss of colour to the edges of the dust wrapper.  A substantial landscape format album of Severn Valley Railway locomotives and trains.  £3.95

Williams D C  Severn Valley Railway Album, Severn Valley Railway Company, 1974, pp140.  Landscape Format Pb.  Very Good+.  A substantial album of Severn Valley Railway locomotives and trains.  £2.95

Williams D C  Main Line Steam, Jarrold, 1983, pp32 & 48 colour illustrations.  Jarrold Railway Series 6.  Pb.  VG with some creasing to the lower corner.  Focuses on preserved main line steam.  £0.95

Williams, David C  Last Years of Steam: London Midland Region, IA, 2008, pp96.  Large Format Pb.  VG+.  The author's photographs taken during the last 12 years of steam.  £5.95

Williams, Frederick S  Our Iron Roads: Their History, Construction & Social Influences, Ingram, Cooke and Co., 1852, pp390.  Hb.  Fair.  Two bookplates inside the front cover.  Bound in purple cloth with gold lettering, although the original colours have faded over the years. The binding is still sound with wear to the covers at the head of the spine, and at the top front corner. The internal pages are generally clean with all the illustrations present.  A first edition of a well-known text that remained in print for most of the Victorian era.  £24.50

Williams, Geoffrey  Stars of Steam: Classic Locomotives and their Engineers, Atlantic, 2000, pp144.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  Examines the contributions of eighteen engineering giants from the steam age: Daniel Gooch, G. J. Churchward, Charles Collett, S. W. Johnson, David Jones, John McIntosh, F. W. Webb, William Stanier, James Holden, T. W. Worsdell & Wilson Worsdell, Patrick Stirling, H. N. Gresley, William Stroudley, Dugald Drummond, R. E. L. Maunsell, O. V. S. Bulleid, and R. A. Riddles.  £5.95

Williams, Ken and Reynolds, Dermot  The Kingsbridge Branch (The Primrose Line), OPC, 1977, pp248.  Pb.  VG- with slight wear down the spine of the covers.  An illustrated history of the Great Western branch to Kingsbridge.  £6.95

Williams, Michael  On the Slow Train: Twelve Great British Journeys, Preface Publishing, 2010, pp202.  Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  The author describes twelve leisurely rail journeys in 21st century Britain.  £3.95

Williams, Michael  On the Slow Train: Twelve Great British Journeys, Arrow Books, 2010, pp202.  Pb.  VG.  The author describes twelve leisurely rail journeys in 21st century Britain.  £2.95

Williams, Michael  On the Slow Train Again: Twelve Great British Journeys, Preface Publishing, 2011, pp218.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  The author describes a further twelve leisurely rail journeys taken in 2010.  £3.95

Williams, Ned  Black Country Railways, Alan Sutton, 1995, pp128.  Britain in Old Photographs.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  Some lines in the map on page 4 have been "hatched" in ink.  Pictorial album with sections on: Historical Outline, Ex-GWR Main Lines, Ex-LNWR Main Lines, Byways, On the Shed, Railways in the Service of Industry, and The Workers.  £3.95

Williams, Peter and Joy, David  North Yorkshire Moors Railway: A Pictorial Survey, Dalesman, 1977, pp80.  Landscape format Pb.  VG.  A pictorial survey of the line, both before and after preservation.  £1.95

Williamson, David & Claire and Grocock, Michael  A Portrait of the North Eastern Railway, North Eastern Railway Association, 2008, pp140.  Contributor: John Addyman.  Large Format Pb.  VG+.  A portrait of the North Eastern Railway, its services and infrastructure. Wherever possible pre-grouping illustrations were used.  £12.50

Wilson J P  The Development of Nottingham's Railways, Nottingham Civic Society, 1989, pp32.  Pb.  Very Good.  An illustrated history of railways in and around Nottingham.  Nottingham was served by the Midland, Great Northern and Great Central Railways.  £2.95

Wilson, David  How Steam Locomotives Work, Argus, 1993, pp89 plus pp16 of colour illustrations and numerous photographs & diagrams.  Pb.  VG- with some wear to the covers.  A clear explanation in everyday language.  £2.95

Wilson, Roger Burdett  Go Great Western: A History of Great Western Publicity, D&C, 2nd extended edition 1987, pp208 with check lists of Great Western sale publications, jig-saw puzzles and official postcards.  Revised by Colin Judge.  Glazed Boards.  Very Good+.  The definitive reference on Great Western publications.  £4.95

Winkworth D W  Bulleid's Pacifics, A&U, 4th impression 1982, pp264 plus 32 illustrations.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  A comprehensive study of the performance of the Bulleid Pacifics.  £3.95

Winkworth D W  Southern Titled Trains, D&C, 1988, pp224.  Hb.  VG/VG-.  Slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head & base of the spine; colour on spine slightly faded.  A well-illustrated account of the titled trains of the SR, its predecessors and the Southern region of BR.  £5.95

Wolmar, Christian  The Great British Railway Disaster, IA, 1996, pp144.  Pb.  Very Good.  A collection of short articles about the difficulties experienced by rail passengers as a result of privatisation.  Based on the author's 'Mad' railway column in The Independent on Sunday.  £2.95

Wolmar, Christian  Fire & Steam: A New History of the Railways in Britain, Atlantic Books, 2007, pp364 plus 3 maps and 43 illustrations.  Signed by the author.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A much-needed readable and up-to-date history of Britain's railways.  £4.95

Wolmar, Christian  Fire & Steam: How the Railways Transformed Britain, Atlantic Books, 2008, pp364 plus 3 maps & 43 illustrations.  Pb.  VG.  Some vertical creasing to the spine. "Wolmar's aim - modestly presented, splendidly achieved - is to trace in an overarching narrative the development of the railways from the first days of steam to the arrival of the high-speed link into St Pancras."  £3.95

Wolmar, Christian  Blood, Iron & Gold: How the Railways Transformed the World, Atlantic, 2010, pp373.  Pb.  Near VG with some vertical creasing to the spine of the covers.  Examines the huge impact of railways as they spread rapidly across the world, stimulating both economic growth & social change on an unprecedented scale.  £3.95

Wolmar, Christian  Engines of War: How Wars Were Won & Lost on the Railways, Atlantic Books, 2010, pp310 with 9 maps & 48 illustrations.  Hb.  Fine/VG.  Engines of War spans more than a century and takes in all the engagements in which railways played a part, including the Crimean War, the American Civil War, the Boer War, both World Wars, the Korean War and the Cold War.  £5.95

Wood, Roger  British Rail Passenger Trains, Capital Transport, 1993, pp128 with 100 colour illustrations.  Pb.  Near VG with slight wear to the top rear edge of the covers.  A survey of locomotives and rolling stock in present-day (1993) use on British Rail services with details of the routes on which each class runs, along with fleet sizes, specifications and allocations.  £3.95

Woods, Susan Jane and Tuffrey, Peter  Doncaster Plant Works, Bond Publications, 1987, pp96.  Large Format Pb.  VG with very slight wear at the corners of the covers.  An illustrated history.  £8.50

Worth, Martin  Sweat and Inspiration: Pioneers of the Industrial Age, Sutton, 1999, pp204. Hb.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  The story of the great engineers of the first half of the 19th century: Robert Stevenson who built lighthouses, Richard Trevithick, Thomas Telford, John Rennie, George Stephenson and Marc Brunel, their sons Robert Stephenson and Isambard Kingdom Brunel and finally Joseph Locke.  £3.95

Wragg, David  The Southern Railway Handbook 1923-1947, AS, 1st edition 2003, pp236.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  An major history of the Southern Railway with details of the locomotives, named expresses, rolling stock, depots and major termini, as well as the extensive ventures in shipping & ports, buses and air services.  £5.95

Wragg, David  The Southern Railway Handbook 1923-1947, Haynes, 2nd edition 2011, pp236.  Hb.  VG+/VG+.  An important history of the Southern Railway with details of the locomotives, named expresses, rolling stock, depots and major termini, as well as the extensive ventures in shipping & ports, buses and air services.  £7.50

Wragg, David  A Historical Dictionary of Railways in the British Isles, Wharncliffe Books, 2009, pp288.  Hb.  Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper.  A comprehensive reference to the old railway companies and their heritage, with brief histories of the companies and biographies of the men who created the network.  £5.95

Wragg, David  LMS Handbook: The London Midland & Scottish Railway 1923-1947, Haynes, 2nd edition 2010, pp256.  Hb.  VG+/Fine.  A major one-volume history of the LMS, the largest of the Big Four companies.  £8.50

Wright, Andrew  The Swanage Branch, IA, 1987, pp56.  Large Format Pb.  VG+.  An illustrated history of the line.  The final three pages deal with the partial re-opening of the branch as a preserved railway.  £3.50

Wright, Andrew  The Swanage Branch Then and Now, IA, 1992, pp128.  Large Format Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  The railwaymen who worked the branch 'then' in Southern & BR days, and the volunteers who are rebuilding the branch 'now' relate their experiences of the Swanage branch in fifteen separate chapters.  £5.95

Wright, Ian  Nameplates on Display, Pennine Publications, 1986, pp176 with over 300 illustrations.  Signed by the author.  Hb.  VG+/VG.  Half-inch internally repaired tear in the rear page of the dust wrapper.  The author has managed to locate no fewer than 850 plates which are on public display in more than 280 locations.  £12.50

Wright, Ian L  Branch Line Memories Vol.4: LNER, Atlantic, 1986, pp48.  Pb.  VG.  A photographic tribute to the branch lines of the LNER.  £2.95

Wright, Neil R  The Railways of Boston: Their Origins and Development, Richard Kay, 1st edition 1971, pp55.  History of Boston Series No.4.  Inscription.  Pb.  VG- with some superficial wear to the covers.  An illustrated booklet.  £4.95

Wroe, David  An Illustrated History of the North Cornwall Railway: The Southern Railway Route between Okehampton, Launceston, Wadebridge and Padstow, Irwell Press, 1st edition 1995, pp152.  Glazed Boards.  VG.  An illustrated history of the London & South Western Railway branch from Halwill Junction to Padstow.   £16.50

Wrottesley A J  The Great Northern Railway Vol. 1: Origins and Development, Batsford, 1979, pp256 plus 36 illustrations.  Hb.  VG/VG.  The first volume of the only comprehensive modern history of the Great Northern.  £10.50

Wrottesley A J  The Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway, D&C, 2nd edition 1981, pp221 with pp16 of illustrations.  Railway History Series. Hb.  VG/VG.  A standard history of the line.  £10.50

Wyse W J and Joyce J  Isle of Man Album, IA, 1968, pp108.  Inscription.  Hb. VG+/VG.  Slight foxing of the end papers & page edges. Tiny nick in the dw at the head of the spine.  A pictorial survey of the Isle of Man railway, the horse drawn trams in Douglas, the Manx Electric Railway and the Snaefell Mountain Railway.  £5.95

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