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A History of Horseley, Tipton: Two Centuries (200 Years) of Engineering Progress. The Story of Horseley, One of the Country's Leading Constructional Engineering Companies Over Its 200-Year Existence., Allen, J.S.
1 Allen, J.S.
A History of Horseley, Tipton: Two Centuries (200 Years) of Engineering Progress. The Story of Horseley, One of the Country's Leading Constructional Engineering Companies Over Its 200-Year Existence.
Derbyshire Landmark Publishing Ltd 2000 1901522903 / 9781901522907 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Near Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 176pp, index, notes and references, appendices, maps, drawings, black and white photographs. Red boards, light wear only, a VG copy in a near VG (heavy colour fading to spine and adjacent rear edge) dustwrapper. Signed with 'Best Wishes' by the author on front endpaper, without personalised dedication. 
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Lectures and Classes on Railway and Cognate Subjects, Anon
2 Anon
Lectures and Classes on Railway and Cognate Subjects
London The London School of Economics and Political Science (University of London) 1913 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 18pp + 444pp + 238pp. This volumes appears to be 3 documents bound together, relating to lectures and classes at the LSE for the session 1912-13. The 18pp section at the front is a mini prospectus of courses offered and previous students and their railway companies. Bound in are 2 further documents:- : 1st July 1913: Section 1: General Railway Classification of Goods By Merchandise Trains; Section 2: Special Classification of Explosives and Other Dangerous Goods By Merchandise Train. 1st January 1912: Special Instructions Relating to Goods, Mineral and Live Stock Traffic. An index to sections1/2 is pasted to the rear endpaper. These documents were probably softback and are now bound in a contemporary binding, label ramains to spine, gilt titling, stating the contents to be 'Railway Classification', with 'Lenadues' under. Light wear only to boards, some mainly pencilled annotation, a number of pages are reinforced, some sections are browned, the whole is tight, and a fascinating period piece. Uncommon! 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Railway Materials: Steel, Peech & Tozer, Anon
3 Anon
Railway Materials: Steel, Peech & Tozer
Sheffield The United Steel Companies Ltd First Edition Full-Leather Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 40pp, illustrated. Company stamp (Boscoba, Madrid) to tile page and rear endpaper, small owners lavel to verso of front cover. Soft black leather covers, a VG clean tight copy. Undated, circa 1950. Fascinating period brochure, includes numerous photographs of manufacturing methods and products. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Luxury Trains: From the Orient to the TGV, Behrend, George
4 Behrend, George
Luxury Trains: From the Orient to the TGV
New York The Vendome Press 1977 0865650160 / 9780865650169 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 232pp, index, bibliography, over 200 rare photographs (some in colour), drawings and maps, appendices.. Blue boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Old Metal Mines of Mid-Wales: Part 1: Cardiganshire - South of Devil's Bridge (Signed Copy), Bick, David E.
5 Bick, David E.
The Old Metal Mines of Mid-Wales: Part 1: Cardiganshire - South of Devil's Bridge (Signed Copy)
Newent The Pound House 1975 0950204013 / 9780950204017 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 52pp, glossary, 3 appendices, drawings and photographs. Softback, card covers, light reading and edge wear, a VG copy. Flat signed by the author on 1/2 title page. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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On the Isle of Man Narrow Gauge, Boyd, J. I. C.
6 Boyd, J. I. C.
On the Isle of Man Narrow Gauge
Truro Bradford Barton 1978 0851533639 / 9780851533636 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 96pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Blue cloth boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The British Narrow Gauge Railway No.5: Narrow Gauge Railways in North Caernarvonshire Volume 2 (Two, II): The Penrhyn Quarry Railways, Boyd, J. I. C.
7 Boyd, J. I. C.
The British Narrow Gauge Railway No.5: Narrow Gauge Railways in North Caernarvonshire Volume 2 (Two, II): The Penrhyn Quarry Railways
Oxford The Oakwood Press 1985 0853613125 / 9780853613121 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall xii + 164pp, illustrated endpapers, index, references, drawings, 98 photos. Grey boards, VG tight copy in dustwrapper. Comprehensive railway history. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Giants of Steam: The Full Story of the North British Locomotive Co.Ltd, Bradley, Rodger P.
8 Bradley, Rodger P.
Giants of Steam: The Full Story of the North British Locomotive Co.Ltd
Yeovil OPC 1995 0860935051 / 9780860935056 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 192pp, index, black and white photographs, drawings. Black boards, 'file copy, not for resale' stamp to front endpaper otherwise a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Detailed story of the famous locomtive builders, from the formation in 1903 to its eventual demise, and the various steam and diesel locomotives built. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Control on the Railways: A Study in Methods, Burtt, Philip
9 Burtt, Philip
Control on the Railways: A Study in Methods
London George Allen & Unwin Ltd 1926 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair to Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 256pp, 11 appendices, 43 illustrations, some folding. Gilt on blue boards, light wear only, fore-edge of pages roughcut, foxing mainly to early/rear pages and edges, overall a VG tight copy in a Fair-Good (chipped with loss, some internal repairs, but largely complete, browning to spine and edges, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper.Train control, using telephonic applications, as seen in 1926. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Electrical Variable Speed Drives, Bush, KG
10 Bush, KG
Electrical Variable Speed Drives
Oxford Wiley-Blackwell 1995 0632022264 / 9780632022267 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall vi + 138pp, index, glossary, appendix, illustrations. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Excerpt Transactions of the Newcomen Society Vol. XLV, 1972-73: Locomotive Testing Stations, Carling, DR
11 Carling, DR
Excerpt Transactions of the Newcomen Society Vol. XLV, 1972-73: Locomotive Testing Stations
The Newcomen Society 1973 First Thus Soft Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 78pp +2pp photographs at rear, illustrated with drawings, charts and tables, references. Blue card covers, stapled, paper spine is frayed and torn with some loss, otherwise a VG copy with light ageing only. In 2 parts, both read at a joint meeting with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London, on 22 November 1972 and 16 May 1973. Uncommon. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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An Illustrated History of British Railway Hotels, 1838-1983, Carter, Oliver
12 Carter, Oliver
An Illustrated History of British Railway Hotels, 1838-1983
Lancashire Silver Link Publishing 1990 094797136X / 9780947971366 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 132pp, index, references plus 2 other appendices, illustrated throughout. Black boards, a VG clean tight copy in (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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A Broad Gauge Album, Cole, Felicity & Rice, Ian (Editors) / Somers-Cocks, John / Garnsworthy, Paul / Kay, Peter / Jolly, Mike / Middleton, Mike
13 Cole, Felicity & Rice, Ian (Editors) / Somers-Cocks, John / Garnsworthy, Paul / Kay, Peter / Jolly, Mike / Middleton, Mike
A Broad Gauge Album
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot GWR Museum 1998 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 72pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Large format softback, light reading wear, small label glue mark to rear, a VG copy. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Engineering Measurement and Inspection, Collins, AT (Editor)
14 Collins, AT (Editor)
Engineering Measurement and Inspection
London George Newnes Ltd 1960 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 336pp, index, 302 illustrations. Red boards, light foxing only, VG clean tight copy in (edge rubbed, protected) dustwrapper. Contents covered includes general inspection methods, measurement of angular work, methods of testing hardness and strength of materials, measuring aids from standard equipment etc.. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Industrial Railways of the South-East, Compiled on Behalf of the Amberley Chalk Pits Museum By Ian Dean, Andrew Neale and David Smith
15 Compiled on Behalf of the Amberley Chalk Pits Museum By Ian Dean, Andrew Neale and David Smith
Industrial Railways of the South-East
West Sussex Middleton Press 1984 0906520096 / 9780906520093 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (Pictorial Boards) 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Standard format of 120 captioned black and white photographs, maps and plans. Laminated pictorial boards, a VG clean tight copy. Excellent reference for the railway modeller. Contents divided by commodity and function:- Bricks & Blocks; Cement; Coal; Contractors; Gypsum; Hospital; Lime; Loam; Military; Miscellaneous Manufacturing; Paper; Public Utilities; Sand & Gravel; Scrapyard. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Oil on the Rails: The Story of an Industry and Its Influence on Britain's Railways and Its Rail Tank Wagons, Coppin, Alan
16 Coppin, Alan
Oil on the Rails: The Story of an Industry and Its Influence on Britain's Railways and Its Rail Tank Wagons
Historical Model Railway Society 1999 0902835173 / 9780902835177 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (Pictorial Boards) 4to - over 9" - 12" tall x + 162pp, bibliography, 3 appendices including scale wagon drawings, black and white photographs, drawings throughout. Laminated pictorial boards, a VG copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Railway Letter Stamps of Great Britain & Ireland 1891 - 1947, de Lacy-Spencer, Rev.d Roger A
17 de Lacy-Spencer, Rev.d Roger A
The Railway Letter Stamps of Great Britain & Ireland 1891 - 1947
North Yorkshire Moorside Publishing Limited 2000 190363301X / 9781903633014 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 112pp, maps, illustrations. Large format softback, light reading creases, slight colour fading to spine, overall a VG copy. Flat signed by the other on title page. Includes a signed letter from the author to which is attached an example of a Great Northern Railway 2d letter fee stamp - 1900 Causton Printing in pale olive green. Hugely detailed monograph covering the railways of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Excellent reference for the historian and collector alike. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Richard Derry's Railway Diary, 1971-1974, Derry, Richard
18 Derry, Richard
Richard Derry's Railway Diary, 1971-1974
Surrey D & L Railway Publications 1979 0950649902 / 9780950649900 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 116pp, index, illustrated, Softback, a VG clean tight copy. Diary of a trainspotter in the early 1970s. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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An Illustrated History of Trains in Trouble. A Century of British Railway Disasters, 1868 - 1968, Earnshaw, Alan
19 Earnshaw, Alan
An Illustrated History of Trains in Trouble. A Century of British Railway Disasters, 1868 - 1968
Cornwall Atlantic Transport Publishers 1996 0906899699 / 9780906899694 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 176pp, index, black and white photographs. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Although published originally as a series of 8 paperbacks, this volume is far more than a compilation of the previous books, it has been completely rewritten in greater detail, includes many new illustrations, and the entries are now in chronological order. 
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Coal People: Contemporary Images of Northern Appalachia, Essays By Irwin Marcus, Elizabeth Cocke, Mildred Beik, Eileen Mountjoy Cooper, James Dougherty, James W Harris / Forward By Ronald Juliette / Photography By James W Harris / Drawings By Margaret Harris / Edited By James W Harris
20 Essays By Irwin Marcus, Elizabeth Cocke, Mildred Beik, Eileen Mountjoy Cooper, James Dougherty, James W Harris / Forward By Ronald Juliette / Photography By James W Harris / Drawings By Margaret Harris / Edited By James W Harris
Coal People: Contemporary Images of Northern Appalachia
USA James W Harris 1995 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 136pp, 5 essays by various contributors, forward, black and white photographs, picture essay at rear. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. Published for an exhibition supported by a Visual Arts Fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and other bodies. A snapshot social history of the coal mining industry through photography. Signed by one of the contributoes, Elizabeth Cocke, on the title page, her details to rear page also. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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I Tried to Run a Railway, Fiennes, GF
21 Fiennes, GF
I Tried to Run a Railway
London Ian Allan 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall vii + 139pp, index, 30pp black and white photographs. Black boards, light ageing, mark to one page, dated owner's details to front endpaper, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. The author was General Manager, Eastern Region, British Railways. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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British Pullman Trains: A Tribute to All Britain's Steam, Diesel and Electric Pullman Services, Fryer, Charles
22 Fryer, Charles
British Pullman Trains: A Tribute to All Britain's Steam, Diesel and Electric Pullman Services
Kettering Silver Link Publishing Ltd 1999 0947971785 / 9780947971786 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 224pp, index, black and white photographs, bibliography. The full record of every regularly-timetabled British all-Pullman train, from their beginnings on the LB&SCR in the 1880s into diesel era with the Blue Pullmans, to the Manchester Pullman of the electric age. Brown boards, a VG copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper. 
Price: 13.00 GBP
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A History of the Institution of Mining Engineers 1889-1989, Geo. R. Strong, Edited By W.J.W. Bourne
23 Geo. R. Strong, Edited By W.J.W. Bourne
A History of the Institution of Mining Engineers 1889-1989
London The Institution of Mining Engineers 1989 0904905144 / 9780904905144 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall vii + 117pp, 22 plates. Gilt on blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in (small edge rub, now in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Blueprints for Bankruptcy, Gibbins, E.A.
24 Gibbins, E.A.
Blueprints for Bankruptcy
Stoke-on-Trent Leisure Products 1993 0952103907 / 9780952103905 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall ii + 166pp. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. The 'inside' story of British Railways by the author who worked for the LMSR and BR for 40 years. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Square Deal Denied, Gibbins, E.A.
25 Gibbins, E.A.
Square Deal Denied
Stoke-on-Trent Leisure Products 1998 0952103931 / 9780952103936 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall vi + 202pp, index. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. The story of the call by the railways for a 'Square Deal', equality with other transport. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Canals of the Welsh Valleys and Their Tramroads (Camlasau'r Cymoedd A'u Dramffyrdd), Gladwin, D.D. / Gladwin, J. M.
26 Gladwin, D.D. / Gladwin, J. M.
The Canals of the Welsh Valleys and Their Tramroads (Camlasau'r Cymoedd A'u Dramffyrdd)
Dorset The Oakwood Press 1975 0853611548 / 9780853611547 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Ebblewhite, JK 91pp, index, references, 6 appendices, maps, 16pp photographs and plates, engravings by JK Ebblewhite. Green boards, a VG copy in (slightly grubby rear panel, internal tape reinforcing to spine head/tail) dustwrapper. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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Shire Album No. 137: Toy Steam Engines, Gordon, Bob
27 Gordon, Bob
Shire Album No. 137: Toy Steam Engines
Buckinghamshire Shire Publications Ltd 1985 0852637756 / 9780852637753 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 32pp, illustrated throughout. Signed dedication from the author, to verso of front cover, to fellow author Basil Harley. Also included is a letter from the author to Basil Harley, who is mentioned by name in the acknowledgements section in the book. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Heeresfeldbahnen: Bau Und Einsatz Der Militarischen Schmalspurbahnen in Zwei Weltkriegen, Gottwaldt, Alfred B (Mit Beitragen Von Paul Dost, Walter Ess Und Karl Sander)
28 Gottwaldt, Alfred B (Mit Beitragen Von Paul Dost, Walter Ess Und Karl Sander)
Heeresfeldbahnen: Bau Und Einsatz Der Militarischen Schmalspurbahnen in Zwei Weltkriegen
Germany Transpress Verlag 1998 3613708183 / 9783613708181 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 416pp, maps, photographs, plans, drawings, pictorial endpapers. Laminated pictorial boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy, without dustwrapper, as issued. German text throughout. Comprehensive work, fully illustrated, valuable reference for railway and military modellers alike. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Models, Railways and Locomotives Volume 3 (Three,III) January to December, 1911, Greenly, Henry (Editor)
29 Greenly, Henry (Editor)
Models, Railways and Locomotives Volume 3 (Three,III) January to December, 1911
London Model Railways Press 1911 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 424pp, index, drawings, photographs. Full year binding, black on green boards, patterned endpapers, rear is loose, front is loosening, otherwise light wear only, light ageing to contents, overall a VG clean tight copy other than endpapers. Scarce. Fascinating collection of layouts, letters of the period. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Models, Railways and Locomotives Volume IV (Four, 4) January to December, 1912, Greenly, Henry (Editor)
30 Greenly, Henry (Editor)
Models, Railways and Locomotives Volume IV (Four, 4) January to December, 1912
London Model Railways Press 1912 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 412pp, index, supplements, drawings, photographs. Full year binding, black on green boards, light wear only, light ageing to contents, overall a VG clean tight copy. Scarce. Fascinating collection of layouts, letters of the period. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Radstock Coal and Steam: The Somerset and Dorset at Radstock and Writhlington. Volume 1: History; Volume 2: Buildings, Locomotives and Workings, Handley, Christopher
31 Handley, Christopher
Radstock Coal and Steam: The Somerset and Dorset at Radstock and Writhlington. Volume 1: History; Volume 2: Buildings, Locomotives and Workings
Bath Millstream Books 1991 094897527X / 9780948975271 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 2 volume set. Volume 1: 1991 1st edition. 160pp, bibliography. Volume 2: 1992 1st edition. 160pp. Both volumes in blue boards, light wear only, VG copies in dustwrapper. Each volume illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings, plans. Excellent reference for the railway modeller. Heavy books, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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E.B. Wilson & Co.: Locomotive Works List, Hardy, Clive
32 Hardy, Clive
E.B. Wilson & Co.: Locomotive Works List
Birmingham Thomas Aleksandr 1982 0906829119 / 9780906829110 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (Pictorial Boards) 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 94pp, illustrated. Pictorial laminated boards, a VG clean tight copy. Extensive monograph. Scarce. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Pullman: Travelling in Style, Haresnape, Brian
33 Haresnape, Brian
Pullman: Travelling in Style
Surrey Malaga Books (Ian Allan) 1987 0711016488 / 9780711016484 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 192pp, appendices, 237 illustrations, some in colour. Brown boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. The story of the Pullman Car, from its beginnings in the USA, its adoption by the Midland Railway through to the modern day VSOE. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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Slate Quarry Album: Welsh Slate Tramways & Their Equipment... Personal Notes and Observations, Hatherill, Gordon / Hatherill, Ann
34 Hatherill, Gordon / Hatherill, Ann
Slate Quarry Album: Welsh Slate Tramways & Their Equipment... Personal Notes and Observations
Gwynedd RCL Publications 2001 0953876322 / 9780953876327 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall viii + 88pp, 77 duotone and 85 colour photographs, 16 scale drawings, 15 diagrams and sketches, 3 maps, appendix, further reading. Large format softback, an excellent copy. Great reference for the railway modeller. Features the Penrhyn Tramway, Padarn Railway, Penrhyn Railway, Nantlle Railway, Festiniog Railway, Cwmorthin Tramway, Rhiwbach Tramway, Gorseddau Tramway, Croesor Tramway. Scarce. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Narrow Gauge Branch Lines: Douglas to Ramsey: Including the Foxdale Branch, Heauyside, Tom (Series Editor Vic Mitchell)
35 Heauyside, Tom (Series Editor Vic Mitchell)
Narrow Gauge Branch Lines: Douglas to Ramsey: Including the Foxdale Branch
West Sussex Middleton Press 2004 190447439X / 9781904474395 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (Pictorial Boards) 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 96pp, standard format of 121 captioned black and white photographs, maps and plans. Laminated pictorial boards, slight bumping to corners otherwise a VG clean tight copy. Excellent reference for the railway modeller. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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History of Mining Engineering Company Limited (Meco) 1909 - 1959, Howse, RM / Harley, FH
36 Howse, RM / Harley, FH
History of Mining Engineering Company Limited (Meco) 1909 - 1959
Worcester The Mining Engineering Company Limited 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 128pp, black and white photographs plus a colour frontispiece, endpaper map. Gilt on blue boards, slightly sprung, light foxing mainly to endpapers. Overall a Good+ copy without dustwrapper. History of Meco on Bromyard Road in Worcester. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Surviving Signalboxes: From the Golden Age of British Railways, Hucknall, David
37 Hucknall, David
Surviving Signalboxes: From the Golden Age of British Railways
Stroud Sutton Publishing Ltd 2000 0750924764 / 9780750924764 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall x + 143pp, index, bibliography, captioned black and white photographs throughout, pictorial endpapers. Black boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Memories and Writings of a London Railwayman: A Tribute to Harold Vernon Borley (1895 - 1989), Jackson, Alan A (Editor) / Borley, Harold V
38 Jackson, Alan A (Editor) / Borley, Harold V
The Memories and Writings of a London Railwayman: A Tribute to Harold Vernon Borley (1895 - 1989)
Mold Railway & Canal Historical Society 1993 0901461164 / 9780901461162 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 159pp, index, appendix, black and white photographs. Softback, light reading wear, a VG copy. HV Borley published his book 'Chronology of London Railways' seven years prior to his death, after extensive research and recording the history of the railways of London and its environs over many years. 
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Rails Through the Clay: A History of London's Tube Railways, Jackson, Alan A. / Croome, Desmond F.
39 Jackson, Alan A. / Croome, Desmond F.
Rails Through the Clay: A History of London's Tube Railways
Middlesex Capital Transport Publishing 1993 1854141511 / 9781854141514 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 574pp, index, bibliography and sources, 4 appendices, illustrated. Yellow boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. This is the 1993 revised and expanded edition. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Immortal Rails Volume I (One, 1): The Story of the Closure and Revival of the Ffestiniog Railway 1939 - 1983, Johnson, Peter
40 Johnson, Peter
Immortal Rails Volume I (One, 1): The Story of the Closure and Revival of the Ffestiniog Railway 1939 - 1983
Chester Rail Romances 2004 1900622084 / 9781900622080 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 223pp, index, bibliography, 10 appendices, extensively illustrated, some in colour, endpaper maps. Red boards, birthday gift inscription to verso of front endpaper otherwise a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Immortal Rails Volume II (Two, 2): The Story of the Closure and Revival of the Ffestiniog Railway 1939 - 1983, Johnson, Peter
41 Johnson, Peter
Immortal Rails Volume II (Two, 2): The Story of the Closure and Revival of the Ffestiniog Railway 1939 - 1983
Chester Rail Romances 2005 1900622092 / 9781900622097 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 216pp, index, 17 appendices, extensively illustrated, some in colour, endpaper maps. Blue boards, an excellent clean tight copy. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Oakwood Library of Railway History OL105: The Wenlock Branch: Wellington to Craven Arms, Jones, Ken
42 Jones, Ken
Oakwood Library of Railway History OL105: The Wenlock Branch: Wellington to Craven Arms
Monmouthshire The Oakwood Press 1998 0853615004 / 9780853615002 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 256pp, index, bibliography, 14 appendices, maps, track layouts, timetables, black and white photographs. Cream boards, light wear only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Detailed monograph of this rural line which passed through the industrial Coalbrookdale region. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Great British Railway Station: Euston, Kellaway, KJ
43 Kellaway, KJ
The Great British Railway Station: Euston
Oldham Irwell Press 1994 1871608287 / 9781871608281 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall iv + 92pp, track plans, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Red boards, an excellent clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Arthur Koppel. Light Railway Engineers. Locomotive Catalogue No. 786. Manufacturers of Permanent Way Material, Rolling Stock & Locomotives, Koppel, Arthur
44 Koppel, Arthur
Arthur Koppel. Light Railway Engineers. Locomotive Catalogue No. 786. Manufacturers of Permanent Way Material, Rolling Stock & Locomotives
Taunton Gotton Engineering 1979 Facsimile Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 76pp, illustrated throughout. Blue illustrated boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in (very slight colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. Facsimile of the original printed circa 1905. Catalohue includes steam locomotives with technical data, spare parts, and a photographic section at the rear of various locomotives at work, manufactured and supplied by Koppel. Scarce. 
Price: 32.00 GBP
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Oakwood Library of Railway History OL96: The Leighton Buzzard Light Railway, Leleux, Sydney A
45 Leleux, Sydney A
Oakwood Library of Railway History OL96: The Leighton Buzzard Light Railway
Oxford Oakwood Press 1996 0853614601 / 9780853614609 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall viii + 232pp, index, appendix, maps, photographs, drawings, plans. Orange boards, an excellent clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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Brilliantly Old Fashioned: The Story of ACE O Gauge Trains, Levy, Allen (Editor)
46 Levy, Allen (Editor)
Brilliantly Old Fashioned: The Story of ACE O Gauge Trains
London New Cavendish Books 2005 1904562078 / 9781904562078 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (Pictorial Boards) 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 136pp, index, illustrations and photographs throughout, most in colour. Laminated pictorial boards, slight bumping to bottom edges otherwise a VG copy. Includes the bookmark issued with the book, on the back of which are the errata! 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Tanat Valley Light Railway, Lloyd, Mike
47 Lloyd, Mike
The Tanat Valley Light Railway
Didcot Wild Swan Publications Ltd 1990 0906867924 / 9780906867921 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 112pp, map, black and white photographs, drawings. Large format softback, light wear only, a VG copy. Excellent reference for the railway modeller. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Industrial Saundersfoot, M.R.C. Price
48 M.R.C. Price
Industrial Saundersfoot
Llandysul Gomer Press 1982 0850888662 / 9780850888669 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 237pp, notes, bibliography, drawings, photographs. Blue boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in (slight spine sunning) dustwrapper. 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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Historic Steam Boiler Explosions, McEwen, Alan
49 McEwen, Alan
Historic Steam Boiler Explosions
West Yorkshire Sledgehammer Engineering Press Ltd 2009 0953272524 / 9780953272525 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (Pictorial Boards) 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 185pp, illustrated with drawings, photographs, plates. Laminated pictorial boards, slight bumping to fore-edge of rear board, otheriwse a near Fine copy. Fascinating chronology of explosions, from 1845 - 1921. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Enginemen Elite, McKillop, Norman ('Toram Beg')
50 McKillop, Norman ('Toram Beg')
Enginemen Elite
London Ian Allan Ltd 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 154pp, 16pp black and white photographs. Pale green boards, minor marks, ligh foxing only mainly to page edges, overall a VG copy in (minor marks, two neat closed edge tears, not price-clipped) dustwrapper. A super copy of a scarce title. The story of the author's career, beginning on the North British in 1910, culminating in his becoming one of the exclusive top link drivers on the East Coast main line. 
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