Category: RAILWAYS


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From the Air Britain's Railways Then & Now.


Price: £15.00

Publisher: Birmingham: Ian Allan, 2001. 0711027293:

Seller ID: 39444

ISBN: 0711027293

30cms x 22cms. " Delves deep into the superb archive of the Aerofilms company - a collection that encompasses many hundreds of thousands of images taken over an 80-year period - to show a fascinating range of locations....Of particular interest to railway enthusiasts and historians, the book will also be invaluable to those fascinated by local history and by the evolution of landscape over time." Pp.246, black & white aerial photographs throughout. Blue cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG. View more info

London Transport Rolling Stock & Locomotives.

By: ALLAN, Ian.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: Ian Allan, 1978.:

Seller ID: 33650

Pp.64, occasional b/w photos throughout. Pbk, slightly rubbed. VG. View more info

Stepney's Own Railway. A History of the London & Blackwall System.


Price: £80.00

Publisher: Colchester: Connor & Butler,1987. 0947699082:

Seller ID: 33648

ISBN: 0947699082

2nd edition. "A complete picture of the system, from its troublesome beginnings through to the present day." Pp.126, 24 pages of b/w plates to centre,maps and other b/w illustrations, notation to title page. Pbk. VG. View more info

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British Locomotives 1829-1963. (Micron Minitext Book No15).

By: ERIKSEN, C.T.(Editor).

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Mitcham, Surrey: G.M.Smith/Micron, nd. (c.1964). 0:

Seller ID: 35171

Descriptions of British Locomotives from Stephenson's 'Rocket' to the Type 4 Diesel, with accompanying line illustrations by John Weal. Pp.64, line illustrations throughout, small square mark to inside front cover. Paper cover, illustrated by John Weal, has minor tear to top of spine. G+. View more info

Collectors Guide to Model Railways.

By: JOYCE, J.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Watford: Argus Books Ltd., 1977.:

Seller ID: 25360

1st ed. "Vintage model railways are now an accepted part of the collecting scene, and this book provides a concise survey of the subject for present and potential collectors as well as those interested in the historical background to a popular hobby." Pp. 140, b/w illustrations throughout. Grey cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w has small tear to top of spine. VG/G+. View more info

Rubber and Railways. (2nd and Revised edition).

By: MACBETH, Colin.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London: The British Rubber Development Board, 1939.:

Seller ID: 33651

2nd revised edition. Originally published in the centenary year of vulcanisation. "...sets out in detail the ways in which railways at home and abroad have applied the properties of rubber in their designs." Pp.216, figure illustrations and occasional b/w photos throughout, typed letter from the British Rubber Development Board (which has been used for other notations) loosely inserted, a few marginal spots. Brown card covers, slightly rubbed. G+. View more info

Settle-Carlisle Railway. The Midland's Record-breaking Route to Scotland.

By: MITCHELL, W.R. and JOY, David.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Yorkshire: Dalesman Publishing Co. 1967.:

Seller ID: 18506

Contents Include:- The Midland moves North: Building the Railway: Features of the Line: The Railway in Action: End of the Line?. Pp 88. Many b/w illustrations. P/b. Creasing to covers. G. View more info

Peeps at Great Railways: The North-Eastern and Great Northern Railways.


Price: £50.00

Publisher: London: Adam and Charles Black, 1911.:

Seller ID: 40845

1st edition. Pp.96/4(ads for other publications), colour frontispiece + 6 further colour illustrations and 26 small sketches in the text, railway sketch map to front free endpapers,spotting to closed page edges, toning to final page of ads to end. Dark red cloth with grey illustrations of signals framing colour plate which is pasted to front board, gilt title to spine, spine slightly dulled. Scarce. G+. View more info

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The Tollesbury Branch.

By: PAYE, Peter.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Poole: Oxford Publishing Co.,1985. 086093327X:

Seller ID: 45345

ISBN: 086093327X

1st edition. "After several abortive schemes to build a line south from Kelvedon, a Light Railway Act was passed in 1896, and with the assistance of local landowners, the Treasury and the Great Eastern Railway, the line was finally open in 1904. Peter Paye chronicles the history of the line through to its final demise in 1962." 28cms x 22cms. Pp.128, illustrated throughout with black & white photos, figure illustrations and timetables. Green cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG. View more info

The Victorian Railway.

By: SIMMONS, Jack.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Thames and Hudson, 1995. 0500278407:

Seller ID: 33632

ISBN: 0500278407

"This absorbing book looks at every aspect of the railway in Victorian times - from the origins and initial construction to the spreading impact on the nation; fromengineers and financiers tothe effect on leisure and the environment." 25.5cms x 17.5cms. Pp.416, 60 b/w illustrations. Pbk. VG. View more info

The Arthurs, Nelsons and Schools of the Southern.


Price: £7.00

Publisher: London: Ian Allan Ltd., 1973.:

Seller ID: 16887

1st ed. Pictorial history of Southern Railway locomotives. Pp. 103, 80 b/w photographs, 6 diagrams, faint marks to fep. Brown cloth, illustrated d/w with clear film protective wrap affixed. G+/G+. View more info

Signalling in the Age of Steam.

By: VANNS, Michael A.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Weybridge: Ian Allan Publishing. 1995.:

Seller ID: 16241

1st ed. "Traces the evolution of signalling in the British Isles from the 1830's to the end of steam in the 1960's". Pp 111. Many b/w illustrations. P/b. Illustrated cover. VG. View more info

Some African Milestones.


Price: £15.00

Publisher: Wheatley:George Ronald, 1953.:

Seller ID: 45274

1st edition. "This book is an endeavour to sketch the development, at the turn of the century, of those lines of penetration through Africa known as "Pioneer Railways". They were so-called because of their style and method of construction." Pp.xvi/272, black & white photo portrait frontispiece + 22 further pages of photos, maps to endpapers, occasional spotting mainly affecting closed page edges and endpapers. Red cloth, gilt title to spine, spine sunned, edges rubbed. Good. View more info

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The Stour Valley Railway.


Price: £5.00

Publisher: Chappel:Stour Valley Railway Preservation Society, 1971.:

Seller ID: 39703

Adapted from an article by the author in the Railway Magazine, September, 1951, and from a paper read to the Railway Club by the author on 2nd April, 1971. Pp.26, railway map frontispiece + 20 black & white photos. Paperback, spotting to cover. Good. View more info

The Stour Valley Railway. A History.


Price: £5.00

Publisher: Colchester: Connor & Butler, 1987. 0947699090:

Seller ID: 45514

ISBN: 0947699090

Pp.44, map + line diagrams and black & white photo illustrations. Paperback, scuffing to spine edge. G+. View more info

Model Locomotive Construction in 4mm Scale.


Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Ian Allan Ltd., 1980.:

Seller ID: 25608

Rep. "... is a collection of a series of articles that appeared in Model Railway Constructor and is a prerequisite for the aspiring railway modeller." 24cms. x 18.5cms. Pp. 96, b/w illustrations throughout, 126 figures, owner's name to fep. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w affixed to cover. G+/G+. View more info