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Images of Steam

By: "Fenman",

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1974

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 8307

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 277mm x 213mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , 192pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by "Fenman". Good +++/Good +. Just a little darkening of block edges, book otherwise tight, clean and solid. Dustwrapper has been handled, single tear to top rear by spine, else clean and bright. Written and photograhed by five steam train enthusiasts and fellow Cambridge graduates under a nom de plume, this i... View more info

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The Riley One-Point-Five Driver's Handbook

By: ,

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cowley, Riley Motors Ltd:

Edition: sixth edition

Seller ID: 1441

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 222mm x 142mm grey card boards over blue cloth spine, blue binding, sixth edition, 67pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped and a little scuffed. Standard manual for a venerable British motor car. Catalogue: Transport. Keywords: Riley, Cowley, driver View more info

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The National Railway Collection

By: ,

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1988

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 8288

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 266mm x 200mm maroon cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 206pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has been handled but no shelfwear. Attractive guide to the teasures kept by the National Railway Museum in York, including locomotives of all types, but also signalling apparatus, railway company posters, dining car... View more info

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Austin "Twelve" List of Spare Parts

By: ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Austin Motor Company:

Seller ID: 9784

Condition: Fair


Paperback, 215mm x 140mm , 72pp. Black and white illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Pamphlet-style book is grubby and worn from handling with ink inscriptions on rear cover. Pages unmarked and binding still good. Undated, but surely mid-20th century parts guide for a venerable British motor car. Catalogue: Transport. Keywords: Austin, twelve, parts View more info

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Austin Morris 1100, 1300

By: ,

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Unipart Autobooks: 1979

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 9633

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 246mm x 186mm decorated boards, 186pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Some grubbiness to block edges. Book otherwise tight and clean with laminate protection. Standard workshop manual for a venerable British car of the 1970s. Catalogue: Transport. Keywords: Austin, Princess, Wolseley, 1100 View more info

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Operating Instructions and Spare Parts List for MK 12D & 8E two-stroke motor cycle engines

By: ,

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Wolverhampton, Villiers Engineering: 1953

Seller ID: 12517

Condition: Less than good


Pamphlet, 204mm x 137mm , 32pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Less than good/NoWrapper. Booklet is worn and grubby, with tape residue from amednments sheet detached but still present, stamps on rear, tape also to spine. Mechanic's guide to venerable 123cc and 197cc English motorcycle engines of the post-war period. Catalogue: Transport. Keywords: engineer, motorcycle, Villiers View more info

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Standard "Ten" Saloon 1954-5 - Instruction Book

By: ,

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Coventry, Standard Motor Company:

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 12519

Condition: Good


Pamphlet, 215mm x 140mm , 48pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. 48-page booklet has been well used, but still clean overall. Just the occasional smudge here and there. Fold-out chassis plan still attached at rear, ephemeral typed guide to valve timing also. Undated but surely contemporary manual for a classic mid-1950s English saloon car. Catalogue: Transport. Keywords: Standard, car, engine, gearbox View more info

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Standard "Eight" Saloon 1954-5 - Instruction Book

By: ,

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Coventry, Standard Motor Company:

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 12520

Condition: Fair


Pamphlet, 215mm x 140mm , 48pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. 48-page booklet has been well used, and is now crinkly, with grubbiness from handling and some stains here and there. Fold-out chassis plan still attached at inner rear, errata slips to front. Undated but surely contemporary manual for a classic mid-1950s English saloon car. Catalogue: Transport. Keywords: Standard, car, engine, gearbox View more info

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Wheels

By: Adley, Robert

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing - Book Club Associates: 1987

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 8316

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 284mm x 217mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 160pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is clean with just a little shelfwear along top. Spine a little faded. Collection of photographs of locomotives in the last years of British steam trains in general service, with accompanying text, organized by wheel arrangement... View more info

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Covering My Tracks - Recollections of the end of steam

By: Adley, Robert

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1988

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 8320

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 240mm x 241mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 192pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections. Pages clean and colourful. Dustwrapper has been handled, crease to top front corner. MP and steam train enthusiast revisits the locations of his photographic journey during the last days of regular steam train service in the UK, and refle... View more info

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The Royal Road

By: Allan, Robert

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman: 1946

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9303

Condition: Good


Hardback, 188mm x 128mm blue cloth boards, black titles, first edition, x prelims, 192+pp. Photographic illustrations. Good/Less than good. Book is a post-war production and is generally worn and darkened by age. Still tight with no markings. Dustwrapper (now protected) is darkened and worn, also frayed in places with loss of up to 1 cm thickness along top edges. Curious little history of road transport with a strong emphasis on 20th century England. Catalogue: Transpor... View more info

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More Great Railway Journeys

By: Allen, Benedict et al

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 1996

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 8275

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 252mm x 192mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 224pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Tom Owen Edmunds, Duncan Good +++/Good +++. Base of spine a little bumped, top edge of block faintly grubby, book otherwise clean and tight. Dustwrapper has a litlle shelfwear and evidence of occasional handling. BBC TV series tie-in book in which seven celebrity travellers undertak... View more info

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London Steam in the 1930s

By: Allen, G. Freeman (ed)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1979

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9259

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 242mm x 181mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 112pp. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by E.R. Wethersett. Good +++/Good +++. Book is not new and spine just a little bumped, but overall little evidence of wear with pages all bright and clean. Dustwrapper is clean, with just a little wear at top of spine. Collection of photographs from the Wethersett Collction gives a clear picture of steam locos in service in 1930s London - including Pa... View more info

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Complete Book of Model Railway Electronics

By: Amos, Roger

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Sparkford, Somerset, Patrick Stephens: 1994

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 8274

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 239mm x 154mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 5th impression, , 255pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book has been read, some dusting to block edges, else nice and clean. Dustwrapper has been handled but still clean with minimal wear only. Popular guide to the use of electronic systems and devices in railway modelling. Catalogue: Transport. Keywords: Modelling, railway, electronics, LED View more info

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Baseboards, Track and Electrification and Layout Planning.

By: Andress, Michael

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Patrick Stephens: 1981

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15950

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 240mm x 153mm decorated boards, 64+64pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Spine bumped and a little faded, book otherwise clean and tight. Combined volume which covers "the two essential topics required by anyone contemplating a model railway layout" in two column text, illustrated throughout. Catalogue: Transport. Keywords: model, railway, hobby, track View more info

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North Yorkshire Moors Railway Stock Book

By: Atkins, Margaret

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Pickering, North York Moors Historical Railway Trust: 1997

Edition: fifth edition

Seller ID: 12034

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 210mm x 147mm , 96pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Booklet-paperback has been handled but still bright and clean. Small sticker residue on front. Enthusiasts' guide to the stock of a great British heritage railway. Catalogue: Transport. Keywords: stock, loco, Yorkshire, wagon View more info

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A Guide to the Steam Railways of Great Britain

By: Awdry, Reverend W. ; Cook, Chris

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1980

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 9605

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 240mm x 172mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 240+pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is not new and has been read but no obvious imperfections. Tight and clean. Dustwrapper has some evidence of ocasional handling. Top of spine creased, no other imperfections. A comprehensive guide to active British steam rail services with two-column text and generous photographic illustrati... View more info

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Roads and Vehicles

By: Bird, Anthony

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green: 1969

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 15891

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 222mm x 142mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 250+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +. Owners inscription. Book has been well read, corners bumped, light wear to block edges, pages clean. Dustwrapper has some wear and chipping to edges, sticker residue to top front by spine. Volume 3 in Longmans' Industrial Archaeology series offers an in-depth account of the advances in land transport whic... View more info

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London Midland Steam in Action 4

By: Blake, W.A. (ed)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Truro, D. Bradford Barton:

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5839

Condition: Good +++


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 View more info

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London Midland Steam in Action 2

By: Blake, W.A. (ed)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Truro, D. Bradford Barton: 1975

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5840

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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Reflections of the Big Four

By: Blenkinsop, R.J.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Headington, Oxford, Oxford Publishing Company: 1978

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 8335

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 293mm x 210mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 96pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Just a little bumping to spine, pinpoint foxing to top block edge, else nice and clean. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear, just a little tanning to top edges of flaps. 96 full-page photographs of (mostly) steam locomotives in service on British main lines between 1958 and 1961. Catalogue: Transport. Keywords: BR, rail, steam, regions This bo... View more info

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Reflections on the Great Western

By: Blenkinsop, R.J.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Risinghurst, Oxford, Oxford Publishing Company: 1974

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 8338

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 295mm x 220mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, c.120pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Fair. Book has been read but still tight and clean with just a little darkening of block edges. Dustwrapper has been handled with colour fading and shelfwear along top with 3cm tear at top of spine. Photographs by Belnkinsop with accompanying text of steam trains in service on the former GWR from 1951 until the end of steam in 1968. Catalogue: Transport. ... View more info

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Steam & Sail in Britain and North America

By: Brock (C.B., D.S.O.), Rear-Admiral P.W. ; Greenhill (C.M.G.), Basil

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1973

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15949

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 246mm x 188mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 112pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is clean and tight with minimal wear. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear from handling. Well-informed account of the decades of transition from sail to steam power of the ships of the world, both military and commercial, lavishly illustrated with photographs of vessels of the age. Catalogue: Transport. Keywords: sail, steam... View more info

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British Steam 1948-1955

By: Bruton, E.D.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1976

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 8337

Condition: Good +++


Book is tight and clean with just a little darkening to block edges. Photographs of steam locomitives in service with the newly-nationalised British Railways in the years after 1948. Photographic illustrations. This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction. View more info

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London Midland Steam in the North West

By: Carter, J.R.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Truro, D. Bradford Barton: 1973

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5843

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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Great Little Railways

By: Chamberlin, Russell et al

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, BBC: 1984

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5851

Condition: Very Good


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. Keywo... View more info

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Locomotives in Detail - 3 - Gresley 4-6-2 - A4 Class

By: Clarke, David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Hersham, Surrey, Ian Allan: 2005

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16280

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 244mm x 180mm decorated boards, 96pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Book is tight, bright and clean, bottom of spine just a little bumped. Lavishly illustrated guide to the steam locomotive most famed in the form of No.60022 Mallard - still the holder of the speed record for a steam engine. Catalogue: Transport. Keywords: Mallard, Gresley, steam, LNER View more info

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Rocket to Eurostar; The National Railway Museum in Camera.

By: Coiley, John (ed)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Penryn, Atlantic Transport Publishers: 1996

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 1507

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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

By: Coleman, Terry

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Pimlico: 2000

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 5850

Condition: Good +++


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 View more info

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Railways Then and Now - The Changing Railway Scene in Britain

By: Course, Edwin

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1979

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 9780

Condition: Reading copy only


Hardback, 246mm x 192mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 168pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Reading copy only/Good +. Front endpaper removed. Book in othrrwise Good+++ conditon. Some tanning to block edges, otherwise clean. Dustwrapper has some shelfwear along top edge, top of spine frayed, colour also faded on spine and edges. A detailed, strongly photographic account of how British railways were transformed in t... View more info