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Image for The Railway Signalman (Illustrated). War Edition

The Railway Signalman (Illustrated). War Edition

By: Aitken, Jno (District Inspector)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Glasgow, SB Aitken:

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 022261

Condition: Very Good


112pp, illustrations. Small softback, staples slightly rusty, light ageing, overall a VG copy of a scarce publication. Undated, circa 1944. View more info

Image for Lectures and Classes on Railway and Cognate Subjects

Lectures and Classes on Railway and Cognate Subjects

By: Anon

Price: £67.50

Publisher: London, The London School of Economics and Political Science (University of London): 1913

Seller ID: 017118

Condition: Good


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... View more info

Image for Abc British Railways Locomotives Combined Volume Winter 1956/57

Abc British Railways Locomotives Combined Volume Winter 1956/57

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Surrey, Ian Allan Publishing: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021527

ISBN: 0711036551

Condition: Very Good


2011 reprint. Laminated boards, a VG clean copy. In 4 parts covering steam locomotives by pre-nationalisation company, plus sections on BR standards, Pullman Cars, Electric Units, DMUs. View more info

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Trinidad Lake Asphalt

By: Attwooll, AW / Broome, DC

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Baynard Press: 1954

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 022022

Condition: Good+


59pp + 7pp plates at rear. bibliography, 5 data tables, plates. Brown cloth boards, slight mottling to rear, gentle crease to upper front corner of whole book, light ageing, a few marks, overall a Good+ copy. This is the second revised edition and stated to be for private circulation only. Includes a separate publication, 'Trinidad Lake Asphalt: Its Value as a Paving Material', a Trinidad Lake Asphalt publication (undated, illustrated, VG copy).Scarce. View more info

Image for Brunel's Broad Gauge Railway: Commemorating the Centenary of the GWR's Gauge Conversion (T504)

Brunel's Broad Gauge Railway: Commemorating the Centenary of the GWR's Gauge Conversion (T504)

By: Awdry, Christopher

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Yeovil, OPC: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022578

ISBN: 0860935043

Condition: Very Good


144pp, index, black and white photographs and drawings throughout. Black boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Glasgow Underground: The End of an Era. A Photographic Record of 'Glasgow's Victorian Toy'

Glasgow Underground: The End of an Era. A Photographic Record of 'Glasgow's Victorian Toy'

By: Barzilay, David H

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Belfast, Century Books: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030318

Condition: Very Good


47pp, adverts, maps, black and white photographs. Booklet, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Luxury Trains: From the Orient to the TGV

Luxury Trains: From the Orient to the TGV

By: Behrend, George

Price: £13.50

Publisher: New York, The Vendome Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018948

ISBN: 0865650160

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for The Old Metal Mines of Mid-Wales: Part 1: Cardiganshire - South of Devil's Bridge (Signed Copy)

The Old Metal Mines of Mid-Wales: Part 1: Cardiganshire - South of Devil's Bridge (Signed Copy)

By: Bick, David E.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Newent, The Pound House: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020191

ISBN: 0950204013

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Industrial Railways of Seaham

Industrial Railways of Seaham

By: Booth, AJ

Price: £16.50

Publisher: East Yorkshire, Industrial Railway Society: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021003

ISBN: 0901096822

Condition: Very Good


96pp, 4 appendices, map, track plans, black and white photographs throughout. Softback, light reading wear, a VG copy. Monograph of the railways in and around Seaham, a few miles south of Sunderland, the town had 3 collieries, 2 inclines, a wagon works, an NCB training centre and an antiquated harbour dock. View more info

Image for A Square Deal All Round ...: The History of Perkins Engines: 1933 to 2006 (Landmark Collector's Library)

A Square Deal All Round ...: The History of Perkins Engines: 1933 to 2006 (Landmark Collector's Library)

By: Boulton, David

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Derbyshire, Landmark Publishing Ltd: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022576

ISBN: 1843063492

Condition: Very Good


253pp, bibliography, index, black and white photographs, blue silk page marker. Blue boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. This book details not only the company's history, but also the engines themselves. View more info

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Electrical Variable Speed Drives

By: Bush, KG

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Oxford, Wiley-Blackwell: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018697

ISBN: 0632022264

Condition: Very Good


vi + 138pp, index, glossary, appendix, illustrations. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Excerpt Transactions of the Newcomen Society Vol. XLV, 1972-73: Locomotive Testing Stations

Excerpt Transactions of the Newcomen Society Vol. XLV, 1972-73: Locomotive Testing Stations

By: Carling, DR

Price: £9.00

Publisher: The Newcomen Society: 1973

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 017475

Condition: Good


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. View more info

Image for Britain's Railway Liveries. Colours, Crests and Linings 1825 - 1948

Britain's Railway Liveries. Colours, Crests and Linings 1825 - 1948

By: Carter, Ernest Frank

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Burke Publishing Co Ltd: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021852

ISBN: 0287669890

Condition: Very Good


xvi + 352pp, 8 colour plates, 8pp black and white plates, linings and diagrams in text, crests and coats-of-arms throughout. Black boards, spine dulled, light wear overall, some foxing mainly to page edges, overall a VG copy of the first edition, no dustwrapper. Useful reference for the railway modeller. View more info

Image for An Illustrated History of British Railway Hotels, 1838-1983

An Illustrated History of British Railway Hotels, 1838-1983

By: Carter, Oliver

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Lancashire, Silver Link Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020869

ISBN: 094797136X

Condition: Very Good


132pp, index, references plus 2 other appendices, illustrated throughout. Black boards, a VG clean tight copy in (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Aber Branch: Caerphilly to Senghenydd

The Aber Branch: Caerphilly to Senghenydd

By: Chapman, Colin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Wales, Welsh Railways Research Circle: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022486

ISBN: 0952726734

Condition: Very Good


iv + 92pp, bibliography, index, 4 appendices, maps, track plans, photographs, some in colour. Green boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Along Artistic Lines: Two Centuries of Railway Art 1804 - 2004

Along Artistic Lines: Two Centuries of Railway Art 1804 - 2004

By: Cole, Beverley / Scott, Andrew / The Guild of Railway Artists

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cornwall, Atlantic Publishers: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021036

ISBN: 1902827104

Condition: Very Good


127pp, index, biographies, colour illustrations throughout. Landscape format, blue boards, slight bumping to lower front corners, a VG copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Railway Control Systems

Railway Control Systems

By: Compiled By a Project Group of the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers Under the General Editorship of Maurice Leach

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black Publishers Ltd: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021276

ISBN: 0713634200

Condition: Good


ix + 291pp, index, drawings, charts, illustrations. Landscape format softback, reading creases to spine and covers, a few marks to contents, overall a Good tight copy of a very scarce title. Excellent reference for those engaged in signalling and related activities. View more info

Image for British Locomotive Catalogue 1825 - 1923 Volume 1: General Summary. Index of Locomotive-Owning Companies

British Locomotive Catalogue 1825 - 1923 Volume 1: General Summary. Index of Locomotive-Owning Companies

By: Compiled By the Late Bertram Baxter, Edited By David Baxter

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Derbyshire, Moorland Publishing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022291

ISBN: 0903485508

Condition: Good


88pp, index of locomotive owning companies, arranged under the 1923 groupings. Card covers, reading creases, minor marks, a Good tight copy. View more info

Image for Abandoned Stations on London's Underground: A Photographic Record

Abandoned Stations on London's Underground: A Photographic Record

By: Connor, James Edward

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Essex, Connor & Butler Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021022

ISBN: 0947699309

Condition: Very Good


96pp, illustrations and photographs, many in colour. Softback, slight corner creasing to covers, overall a VG copy. View more info

Image for Abandoned Stations on London's Underground: A Photographic Record

Abandoned Stations on London's Underground: A Photographic Record

By: Connor, James Edward

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Essex, Connor & Butler Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021967

ISBN: 0947699309

Condition: Very Good


96pp, illustrations and photographs, many in colour. Softback, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Oil on the Rails: The Story of an Industry and Its Influence on Britain's Railways and Its Rail Tank Wagons

Oil on the Rails: The Story of an Industry and Its Influence on Britain's Railways and Its Rail Tank Wagons

By: Coppin, Alan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Historical Model Railway Society: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020531

ISBN: 0902835173

Condition: Very Good


x + 162pp, bibliography, 3 appendices including scale wagon drawings, black and white photographs, drawings throughout. Laminated pictorial boards, a VG copy. View more info

Image for British Railways Standard Steam Locomotives

British Railways Standard Steam Locomotives

By: Cox, ES

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Surrey, Ian Allan: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022471

Condition: Very Good


218pp, indexes, 26 diagrams plus folding general arrangement of 4-6-2 No, 70000, 42 tables, 68 photographs. Red boards, a super copy in a VG (slight colour fading to spine, small edge rub) dustwrapper. Inside story of the development of the BR Standard locomotive. View more info

Image for Cornish China Clay Trains in Colour

Cornish China Clay Trains in Colour

By: Dart, Maurice

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Surrey, Ian Allan: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022558

ISBN: 0711027536

Condition: Very Good


80pp, standard format of captioned colour photographs throughout. Features a variety of motive power including classes 56, 08, 37, 50, 47, 60, 66, 25, Western, Warship and a host of private shunters. Landscape format pictorial boards, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for The Reading Lathe: A Link with the Anglo-Saxon Migration

The Reading Lathe: A Link with the Anglo-Saxon Migration

By: Dixon, Philip H.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Isle of Wight, Cross Publishing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021554

ISBN: 1873295650

Condition: Very Good


95pp, bibliography, 4 appendices, tables, 35 illustrations. Softback, name neatly to bibliography page otherwise a VG copy. Interesting piece of industrial archaeology. View more info

Image for United Plantations Berhad, Perak, Malaysia. UP: The Untold Story of Over 400km of 70cm Gauge Plantation Railways. In Daily Use on Their Vast Oil Palm Estates.

United Plantations Berhad, Perak, Malaysia. UP: The Untold Story of Over 400km of 70cm Gauge Plantation Railways. In Daily Use on Their Vast Oil Palm Estates.

By: Drake, Norman

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Southampton, Narrow Gauge Railway Society: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021712

Condition: Very Good


51pp, bibliography, track plans, colour photographs. Softback, corner crease to front cover and first page otherwise a VG copy. Excellent reference for the railway modeller. View more info

Image for Great Western Railway Signal Box Nameplates: An Essay in Elegance. A Guide to the G.W.R.'s Cast-iron, Signal Box, Crossing and Ground Frame Nameplates and Their Origins, Manufacture and Demise.

Great Western Railway Signal Box Nameplates: An Essay in Elegance. A Guide to the G.W.R.'s Cast-iron, Signal Box, Crossing and Ground Frame Nameplates and Their Origins, Manufacture and Demise.

By: Dunn, Michael V. E.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Kidderminster, Kidderminster Railway Museum: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021271

ISBN: 0953477533

Condition: Very Good


184pp, black and white photographs and illustrations, bibliography, detailed listings with 4,508 entries produced from the GWR register. Landscape format hardback, red cloth boards, a VG copy in (slight edge fading to front) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Railway Signalling Theory and Practice. A Practical Manual for Engineers, Transportation Officers and Students

Railway Signalling Theory and Practice. A Practical Manual for Engineers, Transportation Officers and Students

By: Dutton, ST

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, The Technical Press Ltd: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030158

Condition: Good


viii + 148pp + xv adverts at rear, diagrams in text, Red boards, slight fraying to part of rear spine joint, spine faded, a few rubs and bumps, small label (booksellers?) to front pastedown, general light foxing, occasional corner crease, overall a Good tight copy, without dustwrapper. Both a reference and textbook, contents cover:- fixed signals; single- and double-line working; signal cabins and signal connections; rod connections, point-locking and operating gear; rod compensators; locking charts and tables; interlocking of junctions, facing points, route locking. A valuable guide to the ba... View more info

Image for Engines 1900-02: Articles from Issues of  American Machinist Magazine Published from 1900 Through 1902 Revealing the Design, Construction and Repair of Engines

Engines 1900-02: Articles from Issues of American Machinist Magazine Published from 1900 Through 1902 Revealing the Design, Construction and Repair of Engines

By: Engineering Magazine

Price: £12.00

Publisher: USA, Lindsay Publications Inc.: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 021354

ISBN: 1559182814

Condition: Very Good


96pp, illustrated with photographs and drawings throughout. Large format softback, slight creasing to upper front corner otherwise light wear only, a VG copy. Interesting mix of technical articles with fascinating period illustrations. View more info

Image for Thanks for the Memory: British Railways Working Steam; Memories are Made of This: More British Railways Working Steam; The Memory Lingers On: More British Railways Working Steam (3 Volume Set)

Thanks for the Memory: British Railways Working Steam; Memories are Made of This: More British Railways Working Steam; The Memory Lingers On: More British Railways Working Steam (3 Volume Set)

By: Esau, Mike

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Kettering, Silver Link Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021257

Condition: Very Good


3 volume set, published 2005, 2008 and 2009. Over 200 superb black and white photographs in each book plus a colour section covering the latter days of steam from the 1950s to 1968. Black boards, occasional corner bumping, light ageing, VG in (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. Very heavy set, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

Image for Coal People: Contemporary Images of Northern Appalachia

Coal People: Contemporary Images of Northern Appalachia

By: 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

Price: £40.00

Publisher: USA, James W Harris: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020909

Condition: Very Good


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 contributors, Elizabeth Cocke, on the title page, her details to rear page also. View more info

Image for Fiennes on Rails: Fifty Years of Railways as Seen By Gerard Fiennes

Fiennes on Rails: Fifty Years of Railways as Seen By Gerard Fiennes

By: Fiennes, Gerard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021534

ISBN: 0715389262

Condition: Very Good


190pp, black and white photographs. Grey boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. The author was a former General Manager BR Western Region; BR Eastern Region; Chief Operating Officer BRB. View more info

Image for A History of the Institution of Mining Engineers 1889-1989

A History of the Institution of Mining Engineers 1889-1989

By: Geo. R. Strong, Edited By W.J.W. Bourne

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Institution of Mining Engineers: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015352

ISBN: 0904905144

Condition: Very Good


vii + 117pp, 22 plates. Gilt on blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in (small edge rub, now in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Blueprints for Bankruptcy

Blueprints for Bankruptcy

By: Gibbins, E.A.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stoke-on-Trent, Leisure Products: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020662

ISBN: 0952103907

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Railways on Stamps: Volume 2 (II, Two): Western Europe Part IV (Four, 4) France, Monaco, Great Britain, Italy

Railways on Stamps: Volume 2 (II, Two): Western Europe Part IV (Four, 4) France, Monaco, Great Britain, Italy

By: Goodbody, AM / Hart, CA

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Chippenham, Picton Publishing: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021082

ISBN: 0902633341

Condition: Very Good


60pp, illustrated. Card covers, light wear only, general light ageing to contents, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Railways on Stamps Volume 3: Africa Part (VII)

Railways on Stamps Volume 3: Africa Part (VII)

By: Goodbody, AM / Hart, CA

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Chippenham, Picton Publishing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022621

ISBN: 0948251042

Condition: Very Good


v + 94pp, bibliography, stamps and details. Softback, light wear, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Railways on Stamps: Volume 2 (II, Two): Western Europe Part IV (Four, 4) France, Monaco, Great Britain, Italy

Railways on Stamps: Volume 2 (II, Two): Western Europe Part IV (Four, 4) France, Monaco, Great Britain, Italy

By: Goodbody, AM / Hart, CA

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Chippenham, Picton Publishing: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022721

ISBN: 0902633341

Condition: Very Good


60pp, illustrated. Card covers, light wear only, general light ageing to contents, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Shire Album No. 137: Toy Steam Engines

Shire Album No. 137: Toy Steam Engines

By: Gordon, Bob

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Buckinghamshire, Shire Publications Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018366

ISBN: 0852637756

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for The Ashover Light Railway and the Clay Cross Company

The Ashover Light Railway and the Clay Cross Company

By: Gotheridge, Ivor

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Gemini Publishing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020993

Condition: Very Good


48pp, photographs, drawings, plans, 1 colour plate. Landscape format softback, light wear, slight browning to covers, overall a VG copy. View more info

Image for Heeresfeldbahnen: Bau Und Einsatz Der Militarischen Schmalspurbahnen in Zwei Weltkriegen

Heeresfeldbahnen: Bau Und Einsatz Der Militarischen Schmalspurbahnen in Zwei Weltkriegen

By: Gottwaldt, Alfred B (Mit Beitragen Von Paul Dost, Walter Ess Und Karl Sander)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Germany, Transpress Verlag: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020299

ISBN: 3613708183

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for The Midland Railway: A Chronology. Listing in Geographical Order the Opening Dates of the Lines & Additional Running Lines of the Company Together with the Dates of the Opening, Re-Naming & Closing of Stations and Signalboxes.

The Midland Railway: A Chronology. Listing in Geographical Order the Opening Dates of the Lines & Additional Running Lines of the Company Together with the Dates of the Opening, Re-Naming & Closing of Stations and Signalboxes.

By: Gough, John / Foreword By Professor TC Barker

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Clwyd, Railway & Canal Historical Society: 1989

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 021478

ISBN: 0901461121

Condition: Very Good


392pp, corrections, track diagrams of lines covered in the chronology, the chronology itself in 11 sections, primary and secondary sources. Maroon boards, light ageing to contents, a VG copy in a near VG (clipping to corners, slightest spine fading) dustwrapper. This is the revised and expanded edition, illustrated with a set of line-diagrams. Superb reference for the historian and modeller. View more info

Image for Working Lives: Mind the Doors!. Tales of a Tube Driver, Since 1966

Working Lives: Mind the Doors!. Tales of a Tube Driver, Since 1966

By: Griffiths, Robert

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Northamptonshire, Silver Link Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020932

ISBN: 1857941977

Condition: Very Good


96pp, index, black and white photographs. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for A Practical Treatise for Boilermakers

A Practical Treatise for Boilermakers

By: Haddon, IJ / Haddon, H (Practical Boilermakers)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cardiff, IJ & H Haddon: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030432

Condition: Very Good


A Practical Treatise for Boilermakers Consisting of Geometry, Development of Cylinders, Cones and Other Figures; Template Making, the Manipulation of Plates and Bars, Tables of Diameters, and Circumfrances, and Many Notes, Rules and Formulae Necessary to Those Engaged in the Trades Embraced in the Term 'Boilermaking'. vii + 283pp, index, tables, charts, drawings, formulae. Mauve boards, a few minor marks, gilt titling, slight bumping, 1 corner rubbed, general ageing, overall a VG copy. View more info

Image for Radstock Coal and Steam: The Somerset and Dorset at Radstock and Writhlington. Volume 1: History; Volume 2: Buildings, Locomotives and Workings

Radstock Coal and Steam: The Somerset and Dorset at Radstock and Writhlington. Volume 1: History; Volume 2: Buildings, Locomotives and Workings

By: Handley, Christopher

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Bath, Millstream Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018736

ISBN: 094897527X

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Workers Under the Ground or Mines and Mining from 'The Subterranean World'

Workers Under the Ground or Mines and Mining from 'The Subterranean World'

By: Hartwig, Dr. G.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021228

Condition: Good


126pp, 29 illustrations, all edges gilt. Pictorial boards, illustration to front board, a few rubs, nick to spine head, slight twist to spine, contemporary owner's details to verso of front endpaper, some pencilled annotation, overall a Good copy. View more info

Image for Minimum Gauge Railways: Their Application, Construction and Working. Being an Account of the Origin and Evolution of the 15 in. Gauge Line at Duffield Bank, Near Derby; Also of the Installation of a Similar Line at Eaton Hall, Near Chester.

Minimum Gauge Railways: Their Application, Construction and Working. Being an Account of the Origin and Evolution of the 15 in. Gauge Line at Duffield Bank, Near Derby; Also of the Installation of a Similar Line at Eaton Hall, Near Chester.

By: Heywood, Arthur

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Sheffield, Turntable Publications: 1974

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 030185

ISBN: 0902844261

Condition: Very Good


59pp + drawings, plans and black and white photographs. Gilt on grey boards, remains of small owner's label to front endpaper, light ageing, a VG copy in dustwrapper. This is a photo-litho reprint of the third and final edition of 1898. The full title is 'Minimum Gauge Railways: Their Application, Construction and Working. Being an Account of the Origin and Evolution of the 15 in. Gauge Line at Duffield Bank, Near Derby; Also of the Installation of a Similar Line at Eaton Hall, Near Chester; Together With Various Notes on the Uses of Such Railways, and on the Results of Some Experimental Inves... View more info

Image for Surviving Signalboxes: From the Golden Age of British Railways

Surviving Signalboxes: From the Golden Age of British Railways

By: Hucknall, David

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Stroud, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019713

ISBN: 0750924764

Condition: Very Good


x + 143pp, index, bibliography, captioned black and white photographs throughout, pictorial endpapers. Black boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Ian Allan abc: British Railways Locomotives Combined Volume: Winter 1955/56 Edition

Ian Allan abc: British Railways Locomotives Combined Volume: Winter 1955/56 Edition

By: Ian Allan Publishing Staff

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Surrey, Ian Allan Publishing: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021529

ISBN: 0711005060

Condition: Very Good


378pp, reprints of Parts 1 -4 of the original abc, plus the abc Loco-Shed book. Laminated pictorial boards, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Ian Allan Abc: Loco Log Book for Your Spottings and Jottings

Ian Allan Abc: Loco Log Book for Your Spottings and Jottings

By: Ian Allan Publishing Staff

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Surrey, Ian Allan:

Seller ID: 022603

Condition: Very Good


32pp, b+w photographs, illustrations, 16pp are unused jotting pages with pre-printed headings. Small booklet, light wear only, a few marks around rusty staples, a VG copy. Undated, early 1960s. Front cover shows 70020. View more info

Image for Ian Allan Abc: Loco Log Book for Your Spottings and Jottings

Ian Allan Abc: Loco Log Book for Your Spottings and Jottings

By: Ian Allan Publishing Staff

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Surrey, Ian Allan:

Seller ID: 022604

Condition: Very Good


32pp, b+w photographs, illustrations, 16pp are unused jotting pages with pre-printed headings. Small booklet, light wear only, a few marks around rusty staples, a VG copy. Undated, circa 1966. Front cover shows a Deltic. View more info

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Ian Allan abc: British Railways Locomotives Combined Volume Parts 1 - 4; Nos. 1 - 9999 and B.R. Standard and Ex-W.D. Locomotives: Summer 1956 Edition

By: Ian Allan Publishing Staff

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan Publishing: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030273

Condition: Good+


336pp, features steam, diesel and electric locomotives. Original April 1964 publication, laminated boards, small rub to spine, foxing mainly to end pages, no markings, a Good copy. View more info