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Britain's Rail Super Centres : York, Appleby, K.
1 Appleby, K. Britain's Rail Super Centres : York
UK Ian Allan Ltd 1993 0711020728 / 9780711020726 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Ken Appleby is a former senior railway manager, is ideally placed to comment on the history of York's railways from the 'inside. This book provides an excellent account of the story of railways in and around York. Illustrated with more than 230 photographs and line drawings , the book also includes a detailed account of the development of the NRM in York. A good clean tight book. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Railway Steam Cranes, Brownlie John S.
2 Brownlie John S. Railway Steam Cranes
Glasgow John S. Brownlie 1973 0950296503 / 9780950296500 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 
This book is full of information and illustrations of steam cranes ,the author has spent years researching his subject .There is some faint foxing to the back pastedowns and the edges of the pages are slightly dust stained,the D/W is nicked and torn along the edges and the top of the spine and on the corners. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
 
 
Don Breckon's Country Connections, Don Breckon
3 Don Breckon Don Breckon's Country Connections
UK David & Charles 1993 0715394045 / 9780715394045 3rd Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Don Breckon's superb paintings recreate the golden days of steam, when little branch lines and sleepy stations connected country communities with towns and cities near and far. This book will appeal to railway enthusiasts and country lovers alike. There is light creasing to the base of the spine on the rear of the D/W PLEASE NOTE; International economy second class shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The London and South Western Railway in the 20th Century, Faulkner, J.N.; Williams, R.A.
4 Faulkner, J.N.; Williams, R.A. The London and South Western Railway in the 20th Century
UK David & Charles 1988 0715389270 / 9780715389270 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
It is just a century and a half since the first stage of the London & Southampton Railway was opened, a railway which was to expand first towards Portsmouth by a branch to Gosport. Changing its name to the London & South Western, and during the rest of the century from Hampshire to the far south west. The D/W shows light shelf wear to its edges and it is also priced-clipped. The text block is a little grubby. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
The Armstrongs of the Great Western, Holcroft. H.
5 Holcroft. H. The Armstrongs of the Great Western
UK Railway World Ltd 1953 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Poor Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This book concentrates on certain members of one particular branch of the Armstrong family, those who served in the Locomotive department of The Great Western Railway. While the biographical side is the main theme, opportunity is taken to introduce relevant railway history where it has any bearing on the individuals concerned, to portray the surroundings and times in which they lived, and to throw side-lights on the individuals who came into contact with the Armstrongs at various times. The D/W although intact is badly torn with large open tears and chips to its front spine and rear. Otherwise it is still a good tight reading copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
British Railways Steam Locomotives 1948 - 1968, Longworth,Hugh
6 Longworth,Hugh British Railways Steam Locomotives 1948 - 1968
UK Oxford Publishing Co 2013 0860936600 / 9780860936602 2nd Edition Hardcover Near Fine Pictorial covers Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
An exhaustive and monumental listing of every steam locomotive operated by BR from nationalisation until the end of steam in 1968. This second edition brings the work completely up to date and includes for the first time, line drawings of every listed locomotive. Hugh Longworth is the acknowledged expert in providing this level of technical detail and expertise. The hardcovers show signs of light shelf wear and scratching to the rear panel. There is also a ghost of a circular label on the front cover. A good clean and tight copy. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
 
 
Southampton Railways, Moody, Bert
7 Moody, Bert Southampton Railways
UK Waterfront Publications Ltd 1992 0946184631 / 9780946184637 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 Inscribed by Author(s)
Southampton has always been a major name associated with railways, with the LSWR initially recognising the importance of the town as a major trading link with the world. Bert Moody documents in this book the fascinating story of the railway at Southampton and covers the many stations and railway installations within a boundary of Swaythling to the north,Sholing to the East and Redbridge to the west. There is a dedication from the author to a friend on the front fly-leaf. The D/W shows light signs of wear and rubbing to its corners. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
8 Quinn Tom Memories of Steam
Newton Abbot David and Charles 2009 0715329561 / 9780715329566 Reprinted2009 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
The book is in very good condition full of pictures. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Wiltshire (British Railways Past & Present), Roose, Graham; Ballantyne, Hugh
9 Roose, Graham; Ballantyne, Hugh Wiltshire (British Railways Past & Present)
UK Past & Present Publishing Ltd 2002 185895049X / 9781858950495 2nd Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
British Railways Past and Present' is a nationwide series of books featuring photographs of railway locations taken several decades ago and comparing them with the same scene today. This volume covers Wiltshire with over 240 black and white photographs. There is light reader wear to the covers. A good clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy second class shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
10 Semmens Peter History of the Great Western Railway 1 Consolidation 1923 - 29
London Guild Publishing 1986 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
This first volume of the History of the Great Western Railway describes the financial details of the amalgamation,and traces the development of the new group through the 1920's.It was a period of great rivalry between the Great Western's neighbours, the SR and LMSR: speed,comfort,frequency and price were always being compared and contested,spurred on by the pride and loyalty of the Great Western staff.This is a guild publishing hardback book in V/G order has is the D/W. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
11 Townroe.S.C. Arthurs, Nelsons and Schools at Work
UK Littlehampton Book Services Ltd 1983 071101292X / 9780711012929 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
" Arthur's, Nelsons and Schools" is a revision of the author's earlier work on these classes, and in addition features full details of their performances recorded by contemporary observers, a chapter reviewing the preservation of examples from the three classes, and an impressive selection of photographs.. The blackboards show light shelf -wear to the base of the spine, the D/W has wear to its corners and crimping along the top of the jacket , it is also priced clipped. Otherwise a good, clean and tight copy. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: VOLUME 2 Southern England, White, H.P.
12 White, H.P. A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: VOLUME 2 Southern England
UK David & Charles PLC 1982 0715383655 / 9780715383650 4th Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This edition which has four extra pages of plates, has been thoroughly revised to bring the story up to the present. The front endpaper has the previous owners name and date in ink written on it. The D/w has shelf wear to the edges and indents and scuffing to the panels, it is also priced clipped. A Good , clean and tight copy. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
13 Whitehouse Patrick & David St John Thomas ( Editors ) The Great Western Railway
London Greenwich Ed 1995 0862880661 / 9780862880668 Greenwich Edition 1995 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
All about the great western railway there are a couple of nicks on the spine and front fold. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
The Best of Eric Treacy, Whitehouse,Patrick and Thomas, David St John.
14 Whitehouse,Patrick and Thomas, David St John. The Best of Eric Treacy
UK Book Club Assoiciates 1994 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This is no ordinary railway book. Covering a large part of the country, but of course with special emphasis on the North West, it surely confirms that our memories of the majesty of a steam locomotive hurtling through a busy junction or across a barren moor are not just fantasy. Indeed , turn the pages of this book and you soon hear and smell the thundering locomotives that knit Britain's economic and social life together. There is light spotting to the front and rear end-papers. The D/W shows signs of reader wear on its edges. Still a good tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 


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