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A NOSTALGIC LOOK AT BIRMINGHAM TRAMS 1933-53 VOLUME 1
Written by David Harvey.
Stock no. 2128548
Published by Silver Link Publishing. 1st 1993. Very good condition.

The Northern routes. Large format. Card wraps. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1857940148. Spine is faded. Some wear to cover edges; small nick to edge of front cover.

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SUTTON COLDFIELD AND SUTTON COLDFIELD THE SECOND COLLECTION
Written by Marian Baxter.
Stock no. 2127296
Published by Tempus. 1st thus 2001. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. Tempus Two in One Series. Two volumes in one book. ISBN: 0752422138. Light crease to lower rear corner.

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GLORY DAYS: BIRMINGHAM CITY TRANSPORT
Written by Malcolm Keeley.
Stock no. 2126332
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 9780711031678. Some light bumping to top of spine. `

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HISTORY OF BIRMINGHAM VOLUME II
Written by Asa Briggs.
Stock no. 1816338
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1952. Very good condition.

Volume II only: Borough and City 1865-1938. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates, & plan in pocket at rear. Boards scratched and marked. Small, neat name in ink to front endpaper. Contents tight with the occasional fox spot. Plan to rear present.

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THE BIRMINGHAM CANAL NAVIGATIONS VOLUME I 1768-1846
Written by S.R. Broadbridge.
Stock no. 1815206
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1974. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of the independent BCN, from the beginning of the railway lease. Red boards, gilt title to spine. With b/w plates and maps. ISBN: 0715363816. Dustwrapper spine is slightly faded.

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LUCAS BIRMINGHAM AND BEYOND
Written by Gordon Bunce.
Stock no. 1208877
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition.

Lucas was one of the Midlands' largest employers until its closure in 1989. The story of the factories, people and places that made up the fabric of this great company. Pictorial card wraps. More than 230 b/w photos. 128 pages. ISBN: 0750940336. SIGNED by author on half-title page. Inscription erased from top of half-title.

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DRAKE'S ROAD BOOK OF THE GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY, FROM LIVERPOOL & MANCHESTER TO BIRMINGHAM
No author listed.
Stock no. 2123646
Published by James Drake; Longman And Co.. Circa 1840. Almost very good condition.

Green covers with gilt titles. Fold-out map to front of book. Containing a brief historical and topographical account of the scenery, places and objects on either side of the line. The rules, regulations, Fares, Times of Outset and Arrival of the Trains at various stations. Together with all requisite information for travellers arriving at the various stations; and an accurately engrave Map of the Entire Route. Bumping and grubby/dark marks to covers and spine. Creasing and a few marks to fold-out map. Some foxing. Contents are still very good.

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FREELING'S GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY COMPANION TO LIVERPOOL, MANCHESTER AND BIRMINGHAM
Written by Arthur Freeling.
Stock no. 2123642
Published by Whittaker & Co.. 2nd 1838. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. 2nd edition. And Liverpool, Manchester & Birmingham Guide; Containing: A Narrative of the Parliamentary History of the Project; An Account of Everything Worthy the Attention of the Traveller Upon the Line; Complete Description of Every Part of the Rail-road; of the Noblemen or Gentlemen's Seats.... Fold-out map to front, also fold-out timetable. New Spine/rebound, with what remains of original spine laid down; browned. Covers are unevenly browned and faded, with bumping and wear. Some marks to endpapers. Foxing throughout.

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SMALL HEATH & SPARKBROOK THROUGH TIME
Written by Ted Rudge; Keith Clenton.
Stock no. 1814252
Published by Amberley Publishing. 1st 2010. Fine condition.

Two adjacent inner city districts of Birmingham transform from a rural environment to an urban one. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9781848681354.

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WORCESTER TO BIRMINGHAM VIA KIDDERMINSTER (WESTERN MAIN LINES)
Written by Vic Mitchell; Keith Smith.
Stock no. 2121364
Published by Middleton Press. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. Built as part of the Oxford, Worcester & Wolverhampton Railway, the southern section of the route was mainly rural. In contrast, the remainder passes through an area with a fascinating industrial past. Part of the GWR for many decades, the great contrasts are revealed, as are the changes in rolling stock over the years. ISBN: 9781904474975.

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BIRMINGHAM TO WOLVERHAMPTON VIA TIPTON INCLUDING THE HARBORNE BRANCH (MIDLAND MAIN LINES)
Written by Vic Mitchell; Keith Smith.
Stock no. 2121311
Published by Middleton Press. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. Now over 150 years old, this important and busy section of main line once had many more stations and an intensive local steam worked service serving them. This past era is extensively illustrated, as is the transition to a modern crucial link in today's network. The little known line to Harborne is also revealed in much detail. ISBN: 9781906008253. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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BANBURY TO BIRMINGHAM
Written by Vic Mitchell; Keith Smith.
Stock no. 1812174
Published by Middleton Press. 1st 2004. Fine condition.

Western Main Lines series. Now more than 150 years old, the route has carried a wide range of traffic types including long distance expresses, local residential services and freight of all types. Red glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and track plans. ISBN: 1904474276. A lovely copy.

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