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Stamford Shop


On-Line Bookshop

Robert Humm & Co specialises in rare and out-of-print books about railways, other transport and industrial history. We also stock a wide selection of new books on railways.
For over a quarter of a century our shop was in the former station master's house at Stamford railway station but we have moved to new premises in Stamford and the shop at the station is closed. We opened at 59 Scotgate, Stamford PE9 2YQ on 15 February 2016.
The new premises are no great distance from Station House and remain convenient for the A1 Great North Road and the railway. Stamford station, with an hourly service on the cross-country Birmingham to East Anglia railway, is ten minutes walk.
Stamford itself is a handsome town with fine architecture, excellent shopping and restaurants - it is well worth a day out in its own right.
We offer, as always, a mail order service and welcome enquiries by phone, post or e-mail. Our knowledgeable and helpful staff are always happy to help.
In addition to the excellent shop stock we issue printed catalogues of our choicest rare and out-of-print books once or twice a year. The contents of the catalogues are not listed on this web site - they have to be ordered directly from the shop.
You will have gathered that this is not primarily an on-line business. However most of our new books and a little selection of our second-hand stock are listed on this site; most of the listings can be ordered on-line.
Regular customers will note that we have a new look checkout, it goes with our change of payment service provider. Not much has altered except that the payment details are all on the same page. It might even work faster!

Best Selling Items

Catalogue 112 - Europe


Catalogue 112 sent by airmail to addresses in Europe.
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+ CIE Passenger Time Table Winter 1959-60.


Ireland: Coras Iompair Eireann.
Small format, 73 pages, map, VG. 14.9.59 - 12.6.60.
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+ BR Passenger Time Tables Eastern Region Winter 1952-53.


British Railways.
Small format, 272 pages, map, near fine. 15.9.52 ufn.
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Edinburgh To Inverkeithing. (Scottish Main Lines).


Including the Port Edgar, North Queensferry and Rosyth Dockyard branches.
Lovett & McLean.
Medium, 96-page album: photos, area map, large-scale maps of station areas, time table extracts, glazed boards. **And starring the Forth Bridge!
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