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FIFTY YEARS OF WESTERN EXPRESS RUNNING
Written by O.S. Nock.
Stock no. 1819491
Published by Edward Everard Ltd. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour plates. 353 pages plus fold-out gradient profiles. Boards slightly grubby. Endpapers browned, foxing to text block. Slight browning to margins of plates. Green pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and strengthened to verso with clear tape, rear panel is scuffed.

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THROUGH THE WINDOW NUMBER ONE: PADDINGTON TO PENZANCE
Written by GWR.
Stock no. 1819490
Published by GWR. 1st 1924. Good condition.

(Cornish Riviera Route) 300 miles of English country as seen from the G.W.R. trains. Plain cardwraps, blue title to front. B/w illustrations, maps and plates. Biro scribble to rear cover, Covers damp stained and edge-worn. Heavy browning from damp staining to contents (still perfectly readable). Text block browned. Hinges pulled.

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GREAT WESTERN WAY
Written by J.N. Slinn.
Stock no. 1819485
Published by Historical Model Railway Society. 1st 1978. Very good condition.

A description of distinctive features of the Great Western Railway with particular reference to the liveries of locomotives, rolling stock, road vehicles, buildings and uniforms, an account of permanent way and signal practice and notes on the original liveries of the companies it absorbed. Green card wraps, yellow titles. B/w photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0902835033. Covers lightly creased. Previous owner's name label to inside front cover. Hinges pulled but binding tight.

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GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A HISTORY
Written by Andrew Roden.
Stock no. 1819418
Published by Aurum Press. 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive history of this remarkable railway company, whose well-engineered network survives not only into the privatised era but also in numerous lovingly restored steam railways from the Dart Valley to the Welsh Coast, and brings the tale up to date. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781845135805. Reprint. Top of spine bumped, crease to top of spine of dustwrapper.

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CALLING CARLISLE CONTROL
Written by Peter Brock.
Stock no. 2133108
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Tales of the Footplate. ISBN: 0711019045. Some browning to wrapper.

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THE SEVERN TUNNEL ITS CONSTRUCTION AND DIFFICULTIES 1872-1887
Written by Thomas A. Walker.
Stock no. 1819344
Published by Kingsmead Reprints. 1st thus 1990. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Facsimile of 1891 edition, two diagrams omitted. B/w illustrations. Gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1850260141. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and has a previous yellow price label to rear panel.

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FROM CHESTER TO HOLYHEAD: THE BRANCH LINES
Written by Bill Rear.
Stock no. 1819328
Published by Oxford Publishing Co. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0860935698. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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A REGIONAL HISTORY OF THE RAILWAYS OF GREAT BRITAIN VOLUME I THE WEST COUNTRY
Written by David St John Thomas.
Stock no. 2133039
Published by David & Charles. 6th 1988. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

6th Edition, completely reset. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Includes fold-out plan to rear. ISBN: 0946537178. Wrapper spine is faded.

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THE HEYDAY OF STEAM IN SOUTH WALES
Written by Derek Huntriss.
Stock no. 2132868
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 1996. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 071102443X. Bumping to spine. Front endpaper is creased.

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GREAT WESTERN SAINT CLASS
Written by Laurence Waters.
Stock no. 1819169
Published by Pen & Sword Transport. 1st 2017. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Locomotive Portfolios. The remarkable history of the Saint Class from the construction of the prototype at Swindon in 1902, right through to the final withdrawals in 1953. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781473850347.

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THE MAKING OF THE SEVERN RAILWAY TUNNEL
Written by Roger Cowles.
Stock no. 2132500
Published by Alan Sutton. 1ST 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Severn Railway Tunnel was one of the most striking civil engineering feats of the 19th century. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0862996023. Some marks to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning.

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GWR ENGINES NAMES, NUMBERS, TYPES AND CLASSES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819062
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1971. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Reprint of the Engine books of 1911, 1928 and 1946 with some pages from that of 1938. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715353675. Foxing to text block and prelims. Date in ink to verso of rear endpaper. Front endpaper a little grubby and small nibble missing from vertical edge. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.

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