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A Book of Railway Journeys, Kennedy, Ludovic             (ed)
A Book of Railway Journeys

Great Little Railways, Chamberlin, Russell             et al
Great Little Railways

The Railway Navvies - A History of the Men who made the Railways, Coleman, Terry
The Railway Navvies - A History of the Men who made the Railways

BR Standard Britannia Pacifics - a study of British Railways Standard Class 7P express passenger locomotive, Weekes, G.             (ed)
BR Standard Britannia Pacifics - a study of British Railways Standard Class 7P express passenger locomotive

London Midland Steam in the North West, Carter, J.R.
London Midland Steam in the North West

London Midland Steam in Action 2, Blake, W.A.             (ed)
London Midland Steam in Action 2

London Midland Steam in Action 4, Blake, W.A.             (ed)
London Midland Steam in Action 4

Preserved Steam Locomotives of Britain, Garratt, Colin
Preserved Steam Locomotives of Britain

 

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London Midland Steam in Action 2, Blake, W.A.             (ed)
1 London Midland Steam in Action 2
Blake, W.A. (ed). D. Bradford Barton, Truro, 1975. first edition, Hardback, 224mm x 210mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 96pp. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is bright and clean - occasional handling with one small line indentation on front. Collection of captioned photographs - the second to be published - of steam trains in service on the London Midland region after 1948. Catalogue: Railways. Keywords: BR, steam, London Midland. 5840

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London Midland Steam in Action 4, Blake, W.A.             (ed)
2 London Midland Steam in Action 4
Blake, W.A. (ed). D. Bradford Barton, Truro, first edition, Hardback, 224mm x 210mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 96pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Top corners of boards bumped, pages all bright and clean. Dustwrapper has bumped top corners else very good. No date given but likely late 1970s collection of photographs - the fourth to be published - of steam trains in service on the London Midland region after 1948. Catalogue: Railways. Keywords: BR, steam, London Midland. 5839

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London Midland Steam in the North West, Carter, J.R.
3 London Midland Steam in the North West
Carter, J.R.. D. Bradford Barton, Truro, 1973. first edition, Hardback, 224mm x 210mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 96pp. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections save for a small spot on front endpaper. Dustwrapper is clean with no wear or evidence of handling. Photographs with captions of LMS steam trains in service in Lancashire and Cheshire. Catalogue: Railways. Keywords: LMS, steam, Lancashire, Cheshire. 5843

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Great Little Railways, Chamberlin, Russell             et al
4 Great Little Railways
Chamberlin, Russell et al. BBC, London, 1984. first edition, Hardback, 223mm x 186mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 206pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Base of spine bumped. No other imperfections, book bright and clean. Dustwrapper is clean and bright with little or no wear. Front flap clipped. TV tie-in book, lavishly illustrated, introduces the reader to seven narrow gauge railways across the world. Catalogue: Railways. Keywords: narrow gauge, rail, Ecuador, Yukon. 5851

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Rocket to Eurostar; The National Railway Museum in Camera., Coiley, John             (ed)
5 Rocket to Eurostar; The National Railway Museum in Camera.
Coiley, John (ed). Atlantic Transport Publishers, Penryn, 1996. first edition, Hardback, 28cm x 22cm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, c.140pp. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Near Fine. Book is near fine save for faint ink underlining to final page. Dustwrapper (now protected) is near fine. A photograph-heavy story of the National Railway Museum and of the British trains whose history is preserved there. Catalogue: Railways. Keywords: York, Railway, Museum. 1507

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The Railway Navvies - A History of the Men who made the Railways, Coleman, Terry
6 The Railway Navvies - A History of the Men who made the Railways
Coleman, Terry. Pimlico, London, 2000. first thus, Paperback, 8vo , 256pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read, block a little tanned, but still clean and unmarked with only light creasing to spine. Paperback reprint of 1968 revision of 1965 original book, offering a rewarding history of the rough and tough men who laboured to build Britain's railways. Catalogue: Railways. Keywords: Navvies, railways, Victorian, Irish. 5850

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British Steam Nostalgia, Garratt, Colin
7 British Steam Nostalgia
Garratt, Colin. Patrick Stephens, Wellingborough, 1987. first edition, Hardback, 233mm x 202mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 144pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Colin Garratt. Very Good/Good +++. Book is not new but still bright and clean with no obvious imperfections. Colour plates notably impressive. Dustwrapper has been handled with a little wear along top. Second volume of Garratt's early photographs of post-WW2 British steam trains, with accompanying narrative. Catalogue: Railways. Keywords: Steam, railways, nationalization. 5834

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Preserved Steam Locomotives of Britain, Garratt, Colin
8 Preserved Steam Locomotives of Britain
Garratt, Colin. Blandford Press, Poole, 1982. first edition, Hardback, 197mm x 138mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 160pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is bright and clean with little evidence of handling. A famous raillway writer and photographer reveals one hundred steam locomotives on display in museums and fixed locations in Britain. Catalogue: Railways. Keywords: Railways, steam, Garratt, museum. 5836

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A Book of Railway Journeys, Kennedy, Ludovic             (ed)
9 A Book of Railway Journeys
Kennedy, Ludovic (ed). Collins, London, 1980. first edition, Hardback, 8vo maroon / grey card boards over cloth spine, silver gilt titles, first edition, xxiv prelims, 356pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Very Good. Spine bumped, book has been read, block edges dusty, pages all clean and unmarked. Dustwrapper (now protected) is bright and clean with little or no wear. Illustrated collection of over 50 pieces by some notable writers on the delights of rail travel across the world. Catalogue: Railways. Keywords: Rail, travel, Theroux, Ludovic. 5857

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London Midland Steam Locomotives Volume 2 - A Pictorial Survey of ex-LMSR Locomotives in the 1950's, Morrison, Brian
10 London Midland Steam Locomotives Volume 2 - A Pictorial Survey of ex-LMSR Locomotives in the 1950's
Morrison, Brian. Bradford Barton, Truro, 2004. Hardback, 9" x 8.5" green cloth boards, gilt titles, , 96pp. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Base of spine a little bumped, book otherwise tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has one, very small, closed tear at top of spine. A fine collection of captioned photographs of ex-LMSR locos still in service on BR lines in the 1950s. Catalogue: Transport.. 1297

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Railways Revived - An account of preserved steam railways, Ransom, P.J.G.
11 Railways Revived - An account of preserved steam railways
Ransom, P.J.G.. Faber & Faber, London, 1973. first edition, Hardback, 222mm x 140mm red cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 183pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Fair/Fair. Feels like an ex-library book, though no actual evidence for such. Book is much read, edges of block grubby, opening pages wobbly as if lightly dampened, adhesive residue on endpapers/inner boards. Faint stain to front board. Dustwrapper has general light shelfwear with creasing and some evidence of handling. Enthusiastic account of small-scale preservation of steam railways in Britain after 1968. Catalogue: Railways. Keywords: Railways, steam, Bluebell, Festiniog. 5830

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History of the Great Western Railway - 2. The Thirties 1930-39, Semmens (M.A., C.Chem., F.R.S.C., M.B.C.S., M.C.I.T.), Peter
12 History of the Great Western Railway - 2. The Thirties 1930-39
Semmens (M.A., C.Chem., F.R.S.C., M.B.C.S., M.C.I.T.), Peter. Allen & Unwin, London, 1990. first thus, Hardback, 228mm x 190mm black cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first thus, 96pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is bright and basically clean but has been handled with some faint line indentations. Studio Editions reprint of 1985 volume in GWR history series, covering the pre-WW2 decade. Catalogue: Railways. Keywords: GWR, steam, railways, thirties. 5835

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BR Standard Britannia Pacifics - a study of British Railways Standard Class 7P express passenger locomotive, Weekes, G.             (ed)
13 BR Standard Britannia Pacifics - a study of British Railways Standard Class 7P express passenger locomotive
Weekes, G. (ed). D. Bradford Barton, Truro, 1975. first edition, Hardback, 22cm x 21cm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 96pp. Photographic illustrations. /. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is bright and clean with just a little shelfwear along top. Captioned photographs of the last class of express passenger locomotives in Britain - the 7P Pacifics. Catalogue: Railways. Keywords: Rail, locomotive, steam, Pacific. 5847

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