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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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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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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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British Steam Nostalgia

By: Garratt, Colin

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Wellingborough, Patrick Stephens: 1987

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5834

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 233mm x 202mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 144pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Colin Garratt. Very Good/Good +++. Book is not new but still bright and clean with no obvious imperfections. Colour plates notably impressive. Dustwrapper has been handled with a little wear along top. Second volume of Garratt's early photographs of post-WW2 British steam trains, w... View more info

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Preserved Steam Locomotives of Britain

By: Garratt, Colin

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Poole, Blandford Press: 1982

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5836

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 197mm x 138mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 160pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is bright and clean with little evidence of handling. A famous raillway writer and photographer reveals one hundred steam locomotives on display in museums and fixed locations in Britain. Catalogue: Railways. Keywords: Ra... View more info

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London Midland Steam Locomotives Volume 2 - A Pictorial Survey of ex-LMSR Locomotives in the 1950's

By: Morrison, Brian

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Truro, Bradford Barton: 2004

Seller ID: 1297

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 9" x 8.5" green cloth boards, gilt titles, , 96pp. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Base of spine a little bumped, book otherwise tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has one, very small, closed tear at top of spine. A fine collection of captioned photographs of ex-LMSR locos still in service on BR lines in the 1950s. Catalogue: Transport. View more info

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Railways Revived - An account of preserved steam railways

By: Ransom, P.J.G.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1973

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5830

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 222mm x 140mm red cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 183pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Fair/Fair. Feels like an ex-library book, though no actual evidence for such. Book is much read, edges of block grubby, opening pages wobbly as if lightly dampened, adhesive residue on endpapers/inner boards. Faint stain to front board. Dustwrapper has general light shelfwear with creasing and some evidence of handling. Enthusiastic account of sma... View more info

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BR Standard Britannia Pacifics - a study of British Railways Standard Class 7P express passenger locomotive

By: Weekes, G. (ed)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Truro, D. Bradford Barton: 1975

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5847


Hardback, 22cm x 21cm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 96pp. Photographic illustrations. /. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is bright and clean with just a little shelfwear along top. Captioned photographs of the last class of express passenger locomotives in Britain - the 7P Pacifics. Catalogue: Railways. Keywords: Rail, locomotive, steam, Pacific View more info