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Dyckhoff, N. + The Cheshire Lines Committee. Then and now.
Ian Allan, 1984. Small quarto album, 112 pages, 10-page introduction, map, bibliography, jacket, near fine. (Book ref. S7275) £14.00
Hoy, D. + West Of The Tararuas. An illustrated history of the Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company.
Wellington, 1972 : Southern Press. Octavo, 135 pages, photo illustrations, map, loco list, jacket, VG. **It !!<<i>is</i>>!! a history, and it !!<<i>is</i>>!! illustrated, but it's not the more-pictures-than-words type of book we have come to expect when "illustrated history" appears in the title. Not a thick book, nevertheless a genuine history. (Book ref. S7274) £15.00
Petersen, J. + Die Eisenbahn In China. Das staatliche Eisenbahnunternehmen der Volksrepublik China in Wort und Bild.
Stuttgart, 1983 : Motorbuch. Large landscape quarto, 119 page colour and b/w pictorial history, German text, jacket, near fine. ** Studies of Chinese railways by Westerners are necessarily limited by travel restrictions; a large proportion of the photos in this history were taken during the author's journeys in China, but illustrations from other sources are included. (Book ref. S7273) £16.00
Pinto, A A. + Historia Da Viação Publica De S Paulo (Brasil).
São Paulo, 1903. Large octavo, 320 pages, photo plates, folding maps, tables, decorative printed cloth boards, Portuguese text, VG. **Scarce. Mostly railways, also tramways, and river steamers. (Book ref. S7272) £60.00
RCTS. + The Locomotives Of The LNER. Part 6A: Tender Engines - Classes J38 To K5.
RCTS, 1982. Small quarto, 170 pages, photos, drawings, statistical tables,green card covers, near fine. (Book ref. S7271) £18.00
Sawford, E. + Steam Locomotives 1955: 70000 - 90774.
Sutton, 1998. Quarto, 154-page album, jacket, near fine. ** "Each class is represented with photographs of the locomotive in action and at rest. The text provides full technical details, allocations, and duties performed, and important points on design and special workings." (Book ref. S7270) £15.00
Mannion, R J. + The Duchess. Stanier's masterpiece.
Sutton, 1996. Large octavo, 181 pages, photos, some drawings, lists, jacket. *Evolution, construction and operation of these finest pacifics. (Book ref. S7269) £18.00
Keenan, D R & Clark, H R. + First Stop Central. The electrified system and cars of the New South Wales Government Railways.
Sydney: AETA, 1963. Octavo, 138 pages, photo illustrations, drawings, maps, stock lists, jacket, VG+. (Book ref. S7268) £26.00
Ferrell, M H. + The South Park Line.
Mukilteo, Wa, 2003: Hundman Publications. Large quarto, 368 pages, largely photographic, some colour plates from paintings, scale drawings, map, rosters, bibliography, jacket, a fine copy. (Book ref. S7267) £45.00
Briwnant-Jones, G. + Railway Through Talerddig. The story of the Newtown & Machynlleth and associated railways in the Dyfi valley.
Gomer, 1990. Small square quarto, 144 pages, photos, track plans, maps, jacket, near fine. **Sound, readable local history. (Book ref. S7266) £16.00
Andrews, D. + The Churchward 2-6-0s. Great Western's most widely used tender engine.
Line One, 1985. Large octavo, 144 pages, illustrated with photos and some drawings, loco lists with completion/withdrawal dates, first and final allocations and other information, jacket, fine. **In-depth class history. (Book ref. S7265) £18.00
Henrard, C (editor). + Instappen a.u.b.! Honderd jaar buurtspoorwegen in Belgie.
Antwerp, 1985 : Uitgeverij de Nederlandsche Boekhandel. Large quarto, 232 pages, photo illustrations, some colour, Flemish, or possibly Dutch, text, card covers, near fine. **History of Belgian trams. (Book ref. S7264) £20.00
Sarga, D & Radlovici, Gh. + Centenarul Tramvaielor Din Timisoara (1869 - 1969) Monografie.
Rumania, 1969. Large octavo, 152 pages, photo illustrations, tabulated data (including stock lists), Rumanian text, blue cloth boards, probably not issued with jacket, near fine. **History of trams in Timisoara, a Rumanian city. The history appears to be carefully researched, but the interesting photos are disappointingly grey. (Book ref. S7263) £14.00
Flanagan, T F. + Northern Electric Railway. Scranton, Montrose & Binghamton RR Co.
West Chester, Pa, 1980: Ben Rohrbeck. Octavo, 72 pages + 2 folding pages of maps and plans, photo illustrations, litho'd typescript, card covers, spiral binding protected by heavy cloth tape backstrip, some wear to covers, contents VG+. ** An interurban railway in Pennsylvania, constructed in the 1900s and terminated by a road improvement scheme in the 1930s. (Book ref. S7262) £6.00
- + Helsingin Raitiotieläiset.
Helsinki, 1974. Octavo, 108 pages, photo illustrations, card covers, Finnish text, near fine. **This appears to be a history of trams in Helsinki, if one goes by the pictures. Finnish is a closed book to me, and I can only add that, if it is one, it is the only tram history of Helsinki that I have ever seen. (Book ref. S7261) £10.00
'Rodinglea' + The Tramways Of East London: Barking, East Ham, Ilford, Leyton, Walthamstow, West Ham.
1967, TLRS & LRLT. Octavo, 252 pages, photos, system maps, tables, chronology, stock list, jacket, VG+. (Book ref. S7260) £26.00
Proudlock, N. + Leeds: A History Of Its Tramways.
Published by the author, 1991. Octavo, 184 pages + very large folding map, photo illustrations, jacket, fine. **Useful local history; includes stock lists, route chronology, etc. (Book ref. S7259) £18.00
British Railways. + BR Working Time Table North Eastern Region Passenger & Freight Section T Winter 1951-52.
Large format, 96 pages, VG. **York district, 10.9.51 ufn (Book ref. S7258) £24.00
Midland Railway. + MR Public Time Tables July, August and September 1914.
Large format, 148 pages with a full set of maps, a good copy showing an average amount of usage. A binder's error has transposed the final two sections, so that pages 97-128 (Settle-Carlisle and most of the western lines) appear at the end of the book, after the General Information, priced accordingly. VG. (Book ref. S7257) £50.00
British Railways. + BR Working Time Table Western Region Passenger Section A London District Winter 1959-60
Large format, 211 pages, VG+. **2.11.59 - 12.6.60. The district extended to Bedwyn, Steventon, Oxford, Fairford and Ardley. (Book ref. S7256) £18.00