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London: New Cavendish Books, 1977. Illustrated by Terence Cuneo. First Edition. Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 13 x 10 Inches 0904568083 Hardcover Excellent book on the artist Terence Cuneo and his work, 244 pages in bright clean condition . Many colour and B/w illustrations plus very informative text, no dustwrapper as issued, original slipcase is present with some wear to edges and tear to rear of slipcase 4 inches long. Outer boards are very bright and clean. HEAVY BOOK 2-5 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A pleasing very bright copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. (Book ref. 004663)
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London: C Carlyle Gall, 1935. First UK Edition. Card Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. 8 x 5 Inches Card Covers Very informative book on travel by railway in South Africa at time of publication, first UK print taken from African and Rhodesian Mining Manuals ,96 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour, B/w photographs, map and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer card covers are bright and clean, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 007022)
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Australia: Australian Railway Historical Society, 1984. First Edition First Printing. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 11 x 8 Inches 0959969039 Hardcover Very informative book on The Western Australia Government Railway, 156 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated boards are very bright and clean with just some light wear to to edge of front board and slight bump to top of spine and small area top left of front board. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006811)
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Germany: Fleischmann, 1965. First Edition. Illustrated Card Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. 8 x 5 Inches Card Covers Excellent catalogue of Fleischmann model railways, locomotives, carriages, track etc. 72 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w illustrations, plus very informative text, in GERMAN NO ENGLISH TRANSLATION.. Illustrated card covers in very bright clean condition 2/6 written on front in black marker pen. A really nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006704)
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New South Wales: Australian Railway Historical Society, 1979. First Edition. Illustrated Card Covers. Good Plus/No Jacket. 9 x 6 Inches 090965008X Card Covers Very informative book,a political and economic survey of Sydney's suburban railways with particular emphasis on the construction of the Eastern Suburbs railway. 60 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, Illustrated card covers have some light marking not heavy. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006703)
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London: The Stephenson Locomotive Society. Illustrated Card Covers. Good Plus/No Jacket. 9 x 6 Inches Card Covers Excellent booklocomotive drawings by various artists, 61pages in bright clean condition, many B/w illustrations,all present as listed plus short description for each. Illustrated card covers are a little browned with some light marks, inside of front cover has a couple of stick on address labels of previous owners plus some pencilled details of when obtained. There is no date but on dretails page of society it mentions 1964 so assumed around this time. .A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006695)
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Toronto Canada: Toronto Transportation Commission. Reprint. Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8 x 5 Inches Hardcover Very informative book on the development of Toronto and its public transportation services, third edition. 117 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper iouter boards are clean with a couple of very light marks,. Book not dated but has a letter,loosley laid in, signed by the general manager of Toronto Transportation Commission dated 1945 a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006600)
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London: The Railway Magazine, 1923. Gold Embossed Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 9 x 6 Inches Hardcover Excellent examples of these railway magazines from 1923. There are 500 pages in bright clean condition, endpapers a little browned, inside nice and clean,many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. Outer boards are lightly marked and lightly worn on edges a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006498)
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Stafford UK: The Continental Railway Circle and Halcyon Books, 1975. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 9 x 7 Inches 0950346918 Hardcover Excellent book on the steam locomotives of east central and South Africa, 86 pages in bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also bright and clean just very slight fade to spine, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006409)
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UK: London and North Eastern Railway. First Edition. Card Covers. Good Plus/No Jacket. 8 x 5 Inches Card Covers Informative book on the areas served by the London and North Eastern Railway, around 1000 pages in clean condition,not dated but around 1930s. Many B/w period photographs, old adverts and illustrations plus very informative text, large pull out map of Scotland at rear, this is complete but has a small tear and some creasing. Outer card covers are a little marked and rubbed on edges, still a pleasing example of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006370)
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Bracknell UK: Town and Country Press Ltd, 1968. Reprint. Boards. Very Good/Good. 9 x 6 Inches Hardcover This is the first issue for the public of a book originally privately printed in 1954 for friends of the author,233 pages in bright clean condition with some browning to endpapers and first and last couple of blank pages. Many photographs and illustrations accompny the infornmative text. Dustwrapper is worn on the edgeswith small losses and tiny tears, not price clipped. A sound book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006242)
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Devon UK: David and Charles, 1983. First Edition. Boards. Very Good/Good Plus. 9 x 6 Inches 0715381571 Signed by Author Hardcover Excellent book detailing David Shephard's passion for steam locomotives, 264 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. SIGNED by DAVID SHEPHARD on title page. Dustwrapper is also bright and clean with some wear to corners and some light marks on inside of the wrapper, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006237)
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London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd, 1967. First Edition. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 10 x 7 Inches Signed by Author Hardcover Excellent book on British Railway design 113 pages of very informative text accompanied by many photographs and drawings. Book is overall bright and clean just some foxing on edges of a few pages including a few photographs this is a pity as rest of pages are very bright, images of foxing are available on request. Dustwrapper is bright just a slight fading to lettering on spine, price clipped. SIGNED by GRAHAM GLOVER on title page. A pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 003531)
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Alaska: Lynn Canal Pub, 1988. First Edition First Printing. Illustrated Card Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. 8 x 5 Inches 0945284004 Signed by Author Card Covers Excellent book on the author's life on the Alaskan railway, 103 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. SIGNED by J D TRUE on title page. Illustrated card covers are a little rubbed on edges with a couple of small creases, a nice copy especially with signature SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006141)
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Cleveland: G E Rabone, 1983. First Edition. Illustrated Card Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. 8 x 5 Inches Card Covers Booklet privately printed describing the author's father's railway journeys in Northern Europe during the Second World War. 43 pages in bright clean condition with many photographs and maps, photographs are of photocopy quality but quite clear. A nice copy of a very interesting railway reminisences SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006062)
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London: Crosby Lockwood and Co, 1882. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8 x 5 Inches Hardcover Excellent, detaled book on railway braking systems at the time of printing, their performance and construction. 228 pages in bright clean condition plus 48 pages of adverts, many B/w illustrations and pull out plans, all present as listed plus very informative text. Outer boards have a few light marks and lightly rubbed on edges and corners, a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006058)
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Northampton: Bassett Lowke Ltd, 1930. Illustrated Card Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. 9 x 6 Inches Card Covers Very bright clean catalogue of scale model railways from a top model manufacturer in 1930. The catalogue has 132 pages in very bright clean condition with many photographs of trains, rolling stock and accessories. Outer card covers a little rubbed on edges and very light dustiness from age, an incedibly nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006050)
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Suffolk UK: Swapmeet Publications, 2004. Reprint. Illustrated Card Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. 10 x 7 Inches 0952835290 Card Covers Fourth edition of this prce guide for model trains. 360 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations. A very nice copy of an informative book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 005906)
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Headington Oxford UK: The Oakwood Press, 1989. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8 x 6 Inches 0853613664 Hardcover Excellent book on this railway, from the Oakwood Library of Railway history. 192 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 005903)
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Headington Oxford UK: The Oakwood Press, 1995. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8 x 6 Inches 0853614768 Hardcover Excellent book on this railway, from the Oakwood Library of Railway history. 242 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 005902)