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UK & Irish Railways: Authors A - L

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Railways Act 1993. Ref: S7422  

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HMSO.
Quarto, 244 pages, card covers, near fine. **Privatisation - the Act of Parliament.

Price: 18.00
 

The Glasgow And South Western Railway. Ref: S6715  

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Stephenson Locomotive Society, 1950.
Octavo, 60 pages + 24 pages of mainly photo plates, colour frontispiece, card covers, near fine. **Masses of information in this small publication: history, chronology, class-by-class locomotive survey, chapters on rolling stock, docks and steamers and more.

Price: 10.00
 

The Official Guide To The South Eastern & Chatham Railway, and the Royal Mail express routes to Paris, Bâle, Brussels, Cologne and continental Europe. Ref: S5198  

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1906, edition not given.
Crown octavo, 445 pages, photo illustrations on plates and in the text. The general map is absent but the rest of the local and town plans appear to be as called for. Red cloth with black lettering and decoration (Canterbury cathedral), VG. ** NB This handsome production is a topographical guide to the areas and towns served by the SECR, not a company history.

Price: 55.00
 

Pre-Grouping Railway Junction Diagrams 1914. Ref: S7769  

[Railway Clearing House]
Ian Allan, undated (c1980).
Landscape octavo, 158 pages of coloured maps plus a 7-page place-name index. Laminated boards, cloth spine, VG. **A nicely done reprint faithful to the original, except each leaf printed both sides instead of single sided. The RCH is nowhere acknowledged, or even referred to.

Price: 20.00
 

Locomotive & Train Working In The Latter Part Of The Nineteenth Century. Ref: S3338  

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Ahrons, E L.
1952-54, Cambridge, Heffer.
Six volumes octavo, about 130 pages per volume (except the final volume which is 77 pages), numerous photo plates, all with dust wrappers, some wear and occasional spotting to the latter, and spotting to the edges of volume 2, but a good, presentable set of this famous work. **The text originally appeared as a long series of articles in the Railway Magazine between 1915 and 1926. It was subsequently arranged in book form and edited by L L Asher, who in the early 1950s was building up a railway list for Heffers, the Cambridge academic booksellers. In volume sequence the set runs: Eastern English Companies; LMS English companies; Scottish Companies; Southern Companies; Great Western and constituents; Irish companies. In all 32 companies are described in Ahrons' inimitable style.

Price: 125.00

British Express Trains. Ref: S6272  

Allen, C J.
Ian Allan, 1960.
Five volumes, duodecimo, each 64 pages except 3 and 5 which are 72 pages, some photo illustrations, timings, card covers, a little edge wear but overall an attractive clean, bright set. **These abc style booklets describe the routes and working of British expresses. No 1: Western Region; No 2: Southern Region; No 3: London Midland Region; No 4: Eastern, NE Regions; No 5: Anglo Scottish services and Scottish Region.

Price: 25.00
 

Rails In The Isle Of Wight. Ref: S6713  

Allen, P C & MacLeod, A B.
Allen & Unwin, 1967, 1st edition.
Quarto, 68 pages + 56 pages of b/w plates (127 photos), 2 colour plates, map, jacket, VG+. **A broad picture of the railways of the Island during the 105 years of steam operation which ended in 1966. A B MacLeod was in charge of the Island railways between 1928 - 1934.

Price: 20.00
 

A Pictorial Record Of LMS Architecture. Ref: S7701  

Anderson, V R & Fox, G K.
1981, OPC.
Large quarto, about 300 unnumbered pages, 689 photo illustrations, 94 line drawings, jacket, VG+. **Mostly the buildings of the pre-grouping constituents, though the LMS made a solid contribution in the way of replacement stations, bridges, locomotive depots. This selection ranges from major stations to the humblest of the lesser structures.

Price: 35.00
 

Steam In Scotland. Ref: S3211  

Anderson, W J V & Cross, D (eds).
Roundhouse/Ian Allan, 1968, 1972.
2 volumes, landscape folio, 160 + 114 pages albums, coloured frontispieces, maps, jackets, some wear to corners otherwise VG. **Volume 1 is of ex-LMS lines, volume 2 of ex-LNER. The photographs are mostly by the editors, nicely captioned .

Price: 65.00
 

The Railways Of Ireland Past And Present. Dublin. Ref: S6447  

Baker, M H C.
Past & Present Publishing, 1997.
Quarto, 127 pages album, map, jacket, near fine. **Before and after photos around Dublin.

Price: 17.00
 

+ An Introduction To Railway Architecture. Ref: S8036  

Barman, Christian.
Art & Technics, 1950.
Octavo, 104pp of which 40pp is text, rest photos. Jacket torn, neatly repaired and protected with clear film, some spotting to prelims, else a very good copy of a scarce work. The first book to tackle the subject in a unified way. Loosely inserted are ms notes on architecture and a short illustrated article from the PWI Journal 1966 on the same.

Price: 18.00
 

B&CDR Report Of The Directors And Financial Accounts And Statistical Returns for the year ending 31st of December, 1921. Ref: S6394  

Belfast and County Down Railway.
Belfast, 1922.
Folio, folded thrice, legal style, with title etc printed in column form intended to appear on outside fold, 13 pages stapled, paper covers, some splitting at folds, has been folded inside out, and now too fragile to reverse, otherwise generally VG. **Includes full page system map.

Price: 15.00
 

B&CDR Report Of The Directors And Financial Accounts And Statistical Returns for the year ending 31st of December, 1934. Ref: S6537  

Belfast and County Down Railway.
Belfast, 1933.
Folio, folded thrice, legal style, with title etc printed in column form to appear on outside fold, 20 pages stapled, paper covers, some wear and external discolouration, generally VG. **Includes covering (printed) notice, loosely inserted.

Price: 12.00
 

The First Railway In London. Being the story of the London And Greenwich Railway from 1832 to 1878. Ref: S7853  

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Bennett, A R.
Conway Maritime Press, 1971 reprint of 1912 original.
Quarto, 48 pages, photos, drawings, jacket worn, slight shelf wear to book otherwise a very good copy. **Reprint of a Locomotive Magazine souvenir (this didn't mean a keepsake, rather an extra publication included with the magazine).

Price: 14.00

Britain's Historic Railway Buildings. An Oxford gazetteer of structures and sites. Ref: S7921  

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Biddle, G.
Oxford University Press, 2003
Quarto, 759 pages, many photo illustrations and key maps, jacket, fine copy. **Includes details of some 2,000 listed railway structures, and a selection of others, arranged by county. Subjects range from major stations and viaducts to small country stations, goods sheds, footbridges, and signal boxes. Author is the foremost authority on British railway architecture.

Price: 30.00

The Cliffe Hill Mineral Railway. Ref: S7050  

Billington, M H.
Plateway, 1997, 2nd (revised) edition.
Octavo, x + 77 pages, maps, photo illustrations, locomotive drawings, lists, card covers, fine. **History of the two foot gauge railway connecting the Cliffe Hill granite quarries near Markfield in Leiceicestershire with the MR.

Price: 12.00
 

+ Brunel's Bristol Temple Meads. A study of design and construction of the original railway station at Bristol Temple Meads, 1835-1965. Ref: S8037  

Binding, J.
OPC, 2001.
Large, 160 pages, illustrated with drawings, plans, photos and contemporary material, jacket, near fine.

Price: 16.00
 

BR Steam Motive Power Depots. ScR. Ref: S7363  

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Bolger, P.
Ian Allan, 1983.
Octavo, 112 pages with photo illustrations, sketch track plans and specimen lists of locomotive allocations for the 1950s and 1960s, jacket, near fine. **Useful compact reference.

Price: 12.00

Irish Railway Album. Ref: S7665  

Boocock, C P.
Ian Allan, 1968.
Quarto, 128 pages, map, jacket, VG. **CIE and the various Northern Ireland railways, broad and narrow gauge, plus a few pages on the unusual Guinness brewery railways.

Price: 16.00
 

Over Shap To Carlisle. The Lancaster and Carlisle Railway in the 20th century. Ref: S7146  

Bowtell, H D.
Ian Allan, 1983.
Small quarto, 144 pages, many photo illustrations, maps, diagrams, jacket spine faded, otherwise near fine. **Detailed history from the 1890s to the 1980s covering the route, structures, signalling and running of the west coast main line between Preston and Carlisle.

Price: 15.00
 

Narrow Gauge Railways In North Caernavonshire. Ref: S3938  

Boyd, J I C.
Oakwood, 1981, 1985, 1986.
Three volumes, octavo, 282 + 164 + 228 pages + photo plates, maps, site plans, stock lists, jackets, VG set. **Volume 1 (West) covers the Nantlle railway, the Snowdon mountain railway, the pwllheli & Llanbedrog tramway and the South Beach tramway (Pwllheli); Volume 2 is The Penrhyn Quarry Railways; Volume 3 (The Dinorwic Quarry And Railways, Great Orme Tramway And Other Rail Systems) includes quarry systems at Penmaenmawr, Dolgarrog, Conway Valley proposals, and Llanberis.

Price: 60.00
 

Bradshaw's Railway Manual, Shareholders' Guide And Official Directory For 1881. Ref: S7757  

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Bradshaw
33rd year of issue.
Small octavo, 619 pages, two maps (map of British Isles missing), original dark green embossed cloth and gilt, neatly rebacked to match, and with neat internal strenthening of hinges with paper tape. VG. ** "Containing the history and financial position of every British railway, also of the principal canal and rolling stock companies, with statistics, powers, and other data to the close of the year : the railway interest in parliament, etc; accompanied by an alphabetical arrangement of the whole administrative and executive staffs in the three kingdoms; to which is added copious information relating to foreign and colonial lines : Illustrated with elaborate steel-engraved railway maps of the British Isles and the continent of Europe, India &c."Of the three folding maps referred to that of the British Isles is missing. The Indian map is torn and the greater part detached, but present. The Europe map is still in place although fragile.
Note that this is an investors' manual, not a tourist guide.

Price: 48.00

The Devizes Branch. A Wiltshire railway remembered. Ref: S6660  

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Bray, N S M.
Picton, 1984.
Octavo, 92 pages, illustrated with photos, station diagrams and map, card covers, VG+. *Branch line history.

Price: 8.00

+ British Railways In Peace And War. Ref: S8040  

British Railways Press Office.
British Railways Press Office, 1944.
Quarto, 72 pages, many photo illustrations, white card covers a little soiled, contents VG. **Produced for the GWR, LMS, LNER, SR and LTPB, as a follow-up to Facts About British Railways In Wartime. "This booklet is designed to give the public a brief account of the work of the British railways in the fifth year of the war". It also marked the 21st birthday of the four railway companies. Information about war effort, equipment, management, air services etc. Photos of bomb damage repaired, fuel, munitions and troop trains, railwaywomen etc. Final chapter on post war service : "the railways ... hope also to put in train as quickly as possible new developments".

Price: 8.00
 

Railway Through Talerddig. The story of the Newtown & Machynlleth and associated railways in the Dyfi valley. Ref: S7266  

Briwnant-Jones, G.
Gomer, 1990.
Small square quarto, 144 pages, photos, track plans, maps, jacket, near fine. **Sound, readable local history.

Price: 16.00
 

The Railways Of Fife. Ref: S7934  

Bruce, W S.
1980 Melven Press.
Octavo, 247 pages + 28 pages of photo plates, map endpapers, other maps and track diagrams in text, jacket, near fine. **A study of railway development in Fife and the adjoining counties of Perth, Kinross and Clackmannan.

Price: 18.00
 

Outline Of Irish Railway History. Ref: S7869  

Casserley, H C.
D&C, 1974.
Octavo, 303 pages, photo illustrations, maps, track diagrams, stock lists, large folding map at end, very slight wear to jacket edges, otherwise a fine copy.

Price: 32.00
 

+ Scenes From The Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway. Ref: S8029  

Clark, R H.
Moorland, 1978.
Quarto, 112 page photo album, 161 illustrations + locomotive diagrams, laminated boards, VG.

Price: 14.00
 

Scenes From The Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway. Ref: S7907  

Clark, R H.
Moorland, 1978.
Small quarto, 112 pages, album, map, sectionalised locomotive drawings, glazed boards, VG. **A great selection of views - locomotives, structures, signalliing, day-to-day operation - with views going back to the 1880s.

Price: 14.00
 

Railways Of The West Midlands. A chronology 1808-1954. Ref: S6533  

Clinker, C R.
Stephenson Locomotive Society, 1954.
Octavo, 64 pages + 16 pages of photo plates, large sketch map loosely inserted, card covers, near fine. ** "A reasonably complete and detailed record of historical events on all railways (except private industrial systems) within the defined area".

Price: 10.00
 

The Railways Of Hertfordshire. With a full account of those which were proposed but not built. Ref: S7386  

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Cockman, F G.
Herts Libraries, 1983 : 2nd edn.
Quarto, 122 pages + 20 pages of photo plates, sketch maps, index, booklist, card covers, VG+. **Useful local history.

Price: 12.00

Steam Nostalgia Around Northampton. Ref: S6445  

Coleman, R & Rajczonek, J.
Wharton of Wellingborough, 1999, 2nd edition.
Landscape quarto photo album: 172 pictures, pages not numbered, jacket, near fine. **Classic picture collection.

Price: 20.00
 

The Northamptonshire Series: Steam Nostalgia Around Northampton, Steaming Into Northamptonshire, Railway Images Around Northamptonshire. Ref: S3464  

Coleman, R & Rajczonek, J.
Northamptonshire Libraries, 1987, 1988; Wharton of Wellingborough, 1992. All first editions.
Landscape quarto, photo albums respectively 172, 260, 283 pictures, pages not numbered. Uniform binding, real cloth with an image from the book in gilt on the upper boards. Uniform jackets, as new. All three volumes signed by both authors. Joe Rajczonek is a superlative photographic craftsman, coaxing the best out of every negative; Richard Coleman does the picture research and writes informative captions; while Woolnoughs of Irthlingborough have done their usual high quality print job. A tremendous local effort. Sold as a set only.

Price: 65.00
 

The Forgotten Stations Of Greater London. Ref: S6904  

Connor, J E & Halford, B L.
Connor & Butler, 1991.
140 pages, photos, nine maps covering the area, card covers, fine. ** "A gazetteer of disused and renamed passenger stations within the area covered by the Greater London boroughs". Gives opening and closing dates and a brief history of each station.

Price: 8.00
 

The Mawddwy Railway with the Hendre-ddu Tramway. Ref: S5237  

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Cozens, L.
Published by the author, 1954.
Octavo, 63 pages, photos, maps, card covers, staples rusty otherwise near fine.

Price: 14.00

Rails Around Belfast. Ref: S6962  

Crockhart, A & Patience, J.
Midland Publishing, 2004.
Quarto, 80 page album, card covers, fine. **One of the collectable Irish Railway Pictorial series - high quality paper and production.

Price: 12.00
 

+ Rails Through The Clay. A history of London's tube railways. Ref: S8025  

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Croome, D F, & Jackson, A A.
Capital Transport Publishing, 2nd edition revised and enlarged, 1993.
Quarto, 574 pages, many photo illustrations in the text, route maps, plans and diagrams, chapter notes, bibliography, jacket, fine copy. **The definitive edition of this standard work of reference.

Price: 30.00

Automatic Train Control - The British Railways System. Ref: S5847  

Currey, J H.
1959, excerpt Proc Inst Loco Engineers.
Octavo, 62 pages, photos, diagrams, new black cloth, fine.

Price: 28.00
 

The Wissington Railway. A Fenland enterprise. Ref: S7940  

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Darsley, R.
Industrial Railway Society 1984.
Small quarto, 131 pages, many many photos, maps and track plans, locomotive details, laminated boards, fine. **Extensive though bucolic agricultural railway serving the sugar factory at Wissington, north of Ely; the line was opened in 1905 and finally closed in 1980.

Price: 16.00

The London & North Western Railway. Ref: S6534  

Dorman, C C.
Priory Press, 1975.
Small quarto, 128 pages, largely pictorial, jacket, VG. **Over 200 illustrations, mostly of locomotives, arranged chronologically, with introductory text to each chapter.

Price: 15.00
 

The Central Wales Line. An illustrated history of the Shrewsbury to Swansea railway. Ref: S7623  

Doughty, A.
OPC, 1997.
Folio, 192 pages, illlustrated with photos, station track plans, maps, jacket, fine copy.

Price: 24.00
 

Railway Heraldry and other insignia. Ref: S7152  

Dow, G.
D&C, 1973.
Octavo, 269 pages, including 24 colour plates, other black & white photos throughout, slight browning on endpapers, jacket, faded on spine, generally VG. **Essential reference.

Price: 28.00
 

+ The Newbury Railway. Ref: S8024  

Down, C G and Warrington, A J.
Industrial Railway Society 1979 (Special Number of the Industrial Railway Record No.82
Small quarto, 48 pages, illustrations and maps, thin card covers, VG+. **Mells Road to Vobster, Somerset. Very scarce.

Price: 18.00
 

Welsh Railways. A photographer's view. Ref: S6775  

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Dunstone, D & Jarvis, A.
Gomer, 2002.
Large octavo, 154 pages, photos, with a high proportion of period colour, some diagrammatic maps, fine copy. **A good album with some narrative text; the photos are arranged geographically, with descriptions and reminiscences of each area in addition to the captions.

Price: 12.00

The Cheshire Lines Committee. Then and now. Ref: S7275  

Dyckhoff, N.
Ian Allan, 1984.
Small quarto album, 112 pages, 10-page introduction, map, bibliography, jacket, near fine.

Price: 14.00
 

A History Of The York-Scarborough Railway. Ref: S5774  

Fawcett, W.
Hutton Press, 1995.
Square quarto, 144 pages, many illustrations and track diagrams, some colour, laminated card covers, fine.

Price: 16.00
 

+ Liverpool Road Station, Manchester. An historical and architectural survey. Ref: S8033  

Fitzgerald, R S.
1980, Manchester Univ Press / RCHM.
Large quarto, 64 pages with many illustrations, drawings, plans, card covers, VG+. **Terminus of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway and the oldest surviving purpose-built railway station in the country, if not the world. This nicely produced work combines a history of the site and buildings together with the results of an archaeological examination under the aegis of the Royal Commission on Historical Monuments.

Price: 8.00
 

Railways In And Around Taunton, Somerset And North Devon. Ref: S6082  

Fox, M J.
Foxline, 1999.
Quarto, 96 pages, many photo illustrations, maps, card covers, VG+. **Essentially an album, but has eight pages of historical introduction with notes about Taunton station and engine shed; there are also historical notes about each section of line. Scenes From The Past: 34.

Price: 14.00
 

Swinton And Knottingly Railway. Ref: S7859  

Franks, D L.
Dalesman, 1979.
Small octavo, 70 pages, map, photo illustrations, card covers, VG. **History of a Midland / NER joint line originating in the 1870s and still an important part of the national network.

Price: 9.00
 

Rail Rover from Kent to Cornwall. Ref: S7813  

Glenn, D Fereday.
Sutton, 1988.
Quarto, 172 pages, map endpapers, photo illustrations, jacket, VG. ** In 1959 for the first time the entire Southern Region was brought within the scope of the £6 Rail Rover. This is the author's diary of his week making the most of this terrific bargain. He was knowledgeable about locomotives and rolling stock and handy with his camera.

Price: 12.00
 

The Railways Of Hull. Ref: S6854  

Goode, C T.
Published by the author, 1992.
Octavo, 104 pages, photos, card covers, VG.

Price: 8.00
 

+ British Railways 1948-1973. A business history. Ref: S8027  

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Gourvish, T R.
Cambridge University Press, 1986.
Large octavo, 781 pages, photo plates, tables, diagrams, reference sources and bibliography, jacket, fine copy. **The first volume of the officially sponsored history of BR. Professor Gourvish combines academic rigour with readability and a deep understanding of the subject.

Price: 45.00

Ratty. A history of the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. Ref: S6493  

Gradon, W McG.
Plateway, 1997: 2nd, revised, edition.
Small quarto, 49 pages, well illustrated with photos; some station layouts, loco list, card covers, fine. **The classic history of 1947 brought up to date.

Price: 9.00
 

+ London Transport At War. Ref: S8041  

Graves, G.
London Transport, 1978.
Large octavo, 96 pages, photo illustrations, jacket (small neat repair), slight browning to endpapers but generally VG+. **First published in 1947, a history of London Transport 1939-1945 - evacuation, Dunkirk spirit, bomb damage, tube shelters, plans for exodus in face of enemy invasion, women at work, railway workshops overhauling/producing military equipment, VE-day, getting back to normal.

Price: 20.00
 

GNRI Report Of The Directors And Statement Of Accounts 31st December 1921. Ref: S6817  

Great Northern Railway Co (I).
Dublin, 1921.
Folio, folded thrice, legal style, with title etc printed in column form to appear on outside fold, 20 pages stapled, paper covers, worn at folds, external discolouration, fragile but complete and clean inside. **Ex Widnes public library reserve stock, complete with ticket pocket, borrowing record (yes! once, on 29.8.77), and big green stamp. Fortunately there is plenty of empty space for these trimmings and the text is not affected.

Price: 15.00
 

GNRI Report Of The Directors And Statement Of Accounts 31st December 1924. Ref: S6244  

Great Northern Railway Co (I).
Dublin, 1925.
Folio, folded thrice, legal style, with title etc printed in column form to appear on outside fold, 20 pages stapled, paper covers, worn at folds, external discolouration, fragile but complete and clean inside.

Price: 15.00
 

GNRI Report Of Directors And Statement Of Accounts 1885. Ref: S7232  

Great Northern Railway Co (Ireland).
Belfast, 1885.
Octavo, 19 pages, paper covers, tape backstrip (possibly disbound from a larger volume), some marks on rear cover, otherwise fine. **Title continues : " ... published perparatory to the half-yearly meeting to be held on Wednesday, the 18th February, 1885, at twelve o'clock, noon, at the Company's head offices, Amiens-street, Dublin."

Price: 15.00
 

Rules And Regulations to be observed by all persons in the service of the Great Northern Railway Company. 1st September 1889. Ref: S5776  

Great Northern Railway Co.
London, 1889.
Duodecimo (6½" x 4"), 312 pages, contents clean and tight, dark green cloth with embossed title on front. Lacks front free endpaper, and foxed on remaining eps, no other noticeable blemishes, a very nice copy for its age.

Price: 70.00
 

Cambrian Railways 1859 - 1947. Ref: S6776  

Green, C C.
Ian Allan, 1997 (combined edition).
Small quarto, 224 page album, photos, maps, jacket, fine. **This is a combined edition of the author's Cambrian Railways Album, which dealt with the railway's history up to the grouping, and Cambrian Railways Album 2, which continued the story under GWR ownership up to 1948.

Price: 18.00
 

+ Level Crossings. The history, development and safety record of railway level crossings in Britain and overseas from 1830 to 2008. Ref: S8046  

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Hall & van der Mark.
Ian Allan, 2008
Large quarto, 128 pages, photo illustrations (some colour), jacket, fine copy. ** Incisive study of the history and development of safety measures at level crossings in Britain is followed by a survey of practice overseas.

Price: 20.00

Rail Centres: Manchester. Ref: S7279  

Hall, S.
Ian Allan, 1995.
Small quarto, 192 pages, maps, photo illustrations, track diagrams, jacket, fine copy. **One of Ian Allan's popular Rail Centres series.

Price: 18.00
 

The Wensleydale Railway. Ref: S4578  

Hallas.
Leading Edge, 1991.
Small square quarto, 96 pages, photo illustrations, maps, card covers, fine.

Price: 7.00
 

The Sheppey Light Railway. Ref: S6608  

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Hart, B.
Wild Swan, 1992.
Quarto, 104 pages, map, photos, signalling diagrams, card covers, fine. **Local history in the usual WS style.

Price: 14.00

LSWR West Country Lines Then And Now. Ref: S7343  

Hawkins, M.
David & Charles, 1993.
Large quarto, 224 page album, with old and recent photo pairs, some colour, track plans and informative commentary, jacket, fine.

Price: 20.00
 

The Majesty Of British Steam. Ref: S7474  

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Heiron, G.
Ian Allan, 1973.
Large landscape quarto, about 54 pages, 48 colour prints of Heiron's paintings of 20th century steam locomotives at work, 3-page introduction by O S Nock, and notes on each picture, jacket, near fine. **Fine, detailed and evocative pictures.

Price: 28.00

The Eastern Union Railway 1846 to 1862. Ref: S7811  

Hilton, H F.
LNER, 1946.
Octavo, 44 pages + 2 folding pages (gradient diagrams and loco list), photo and line illustrations, map, card covers, VG. **LNER commemorative booklet.

Price: 10.00
 

A History Of The South Eastern & Chatham Railway. Ref: S5424  

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Hilton, J.
Privately published, no date but about 1980.
Three small volumes, total of 124 pages, maps, illustrations, card covers, fine.

Price: 14.00

Moorgate. Anatomy Of A Railway Disaster. Ref: S7924  

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Holloway, S.
David & Charles 1988.
Medium octavo, 207 pages, photo illustrations and a plan, jacket, fine copy. **At the peak of the morning rush hour a hitherto normal and reliable railwayman drove his underground train at 40 miles an hour into the dead end of a terminal tunnel. One of the great unsolved mysteries of railway operating. There is only one edition and the book is now rather scarce.

Price: 22.00

The Newport Docks & Railway Company. Ref: S6706  

Hutton, J.
Silver Link, 1996.
Large quarto, 128 pages, copiously illustrated: photos, maps, some narrative text, card covers, VG+. **A portrait of the Alexandra (Newport & South Wales) Docks & Railway, and the Pontypridd, Caerphilly & Newport Railway. Title page stamped "slightly damaged in transit...", which, aside from a small ink mark on the lower edge, is its only defect.

Price: 18.00
 

The Rhymney Railway. Ref: S7938  

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Hutton, J.
Silver Link 2004.
Two volumes small quarto. Volume 1, The Main Line From Cardiff : 96 pages; Volume 2, Branch Lines In The Valleys : 96 pages. Mainly photos of stations, junctions, signal boxes, moving trains, Ordnance Survey map extracts. Laminated card covers, square backs, fine copies.

Price: 25.00

The Watford To St Albans Branch. Ref: S6807  

Jenkins, S C.
Oakwood, 1990.
Octavo, 96 pages, photos, maps, track diagrams, time table extracts, card covers, spine faded, otherwise fine.

Price: 8.00
 

Talerddig In Great Western Days. Ref: S5664  

Jones, G B.
Gomer, 1999.
Square quarto, 244 pages, well illustrated, some colour, map, jacket, fine. **The Newport & Machynlleth Railway 1922 onwards (it continues beyond GW days into the BR era).

Price: 25.00
 

The Isle Of Man Railway. Scenes From The Past: 17 Part 1. Ref: S7573  

Jones, N.
Foxline, nd, c1992.
Quarto, 64 page album (some colour) with a considerable introductory text, card covers, near fine.

Price: 12.00
 

The Elan Valley Railway. The railway of the Birmingham Corporation Waterworks. Ref: S7732  

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Judge, C.
Oakwood, 1987.
Octavo, 232 pages + large folding map, many photo and other illustrations, jacket, fine. ** The first edition of this very thorough history of the relatively short-lived railway and the dam construction works which it served.
The later edition, which has the same page count but is paperback, is still in print at the time of cataloguing. We list it in our new books section; it cannot be ordered online but can be obtained to a firm order.

Price: 16.00

The Birth And Death Of A Highland Railway. Ref: S7306  

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Kennedy, D.
John Murray, 1971.
Octavo, 171 pages + 8 pages illustrations & double page map, slight damage to lower edge of jacket, otherwise fine. **History of the Connel Ferry to Ballachulish line. The author was a civil engineer involved in the construction of the line at the turn of the last century.

Price: 18.00

Railways Around Grimsby, Cleethorpes, Immingham & North-East Lincolnshire. Ref: S7463  

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King, P K & Hewins, D R.
Foxline, 1988.
Quarto, 44 pages + 42-page photo section, maps, track diagrams, card covers, VG+. **Scenes From The Past series: 5.

Price: 12.00

The Plymouth Tavistock And Launceston Railway Ref: S7920  

Kingdom, A R.
ARK Publications, 1990.
Octavo, 244 pages, photo illustrations, diagrams, large scale OS maps, timetable extracts, laminated card covers, square back. Fine copy.

Price: 12.00
 

Kenilworth's Railway Age. Ref: S4544  

SOLD

Leach.
Odibourne, 1985.
Octavo, 80 pages, photos, card covers, VG+.

Price: 8.00

Narrow Gauge Railways In North Wales. Ref: S7174  

SOLD

Lee, C E.
Railway Publishing Co, 1945.
Tall octavo, 136 pages, photo plates, maps, tables, boards and cloth backstrip, bright copy. **Pioneering work on the subject, and still a good read, Lee provides succinct histories and descriptions of operations and locomotives of the Penrhyn, Nantlle, Festiniog, Padarn and Welsh Highland railways, most of which were still working at the time of writing.

Price: 28.00

The First Passenger Railway. (The Oystermouth or Swansea & Mumbles Line). Ref: S7387  

SOLD

Lee, C E.
Railway Publishing Co, 1942.
Small octavo, 91 pages, illustrated, maps, boards/cloth backstrip, VG. **The first edition of this work; a much shortened version later appeared in the Oakwood series.

Price: 14.00

The Welsh Highland Railway. Ref: S4536  

Lee, C E.
WHRSoc & D&C, 1962.
Octavo, 48 pages including 16 pages of photo plates, maps, drawings, folding locomotive drawing, card covers, bright copy.

Price: 6.00
 

How Ffestiniog Got Its Railway. Ref: S4056  

SOLD

Lewis, M J T.
RCHS, 1965.
Small octavo, 48 pages, illustrated with a frontispiece and two folding maps, jacket, some offsetting on endpapers, otherwise near fine.

Price: 10.00

The Pentewan Railway 1829-1918. Ref: S7305  

Lewis, M J T.
Barton, 1960.
Octavo, 58 pages including plates of photos and drawings, maps, card covers, VG+.

Price: 8.00
 

The Louth, Mablethorpe And Willoughby Loop. Ref: S6855  

Ludlam, A J.
Oakwood, 1987.
Octavo, 64 pages + photo plates, maps, card covers, VG. LP162.

Price: 9.00
 

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