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DIESELS ON THE WESTERN
Written by Michael Welch.
Stock no. 1818366
Published by Capital Transport. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. When BR embarked on their dieselisation programme, it probably came as no surprise when the Western, alone among the six BR regions, decided to adopt hydraulic transmission for its main line diesel locomotives in preference to electric which was standard throughout the rest of the system. ISBN: 9781854143679. Rear board lightly scuffed.
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NEYLAND A GREAT WESTERN OUTPOST
Written by Richard Parker.
Stock no. 1818076
Published by Krb Publications. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 144 pages. B/w photos. This book seeks to fill a gap in the history of the GWR in West Wales. ISBN: 0954203534. Brown pictorial dustwrapper has a small price-label to front panel and is lightly scuffed.
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GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY SIGNAL BOX NAMEPLATES: AN ESSAY IN ELEGANCE
Written by Michael V.E. Dunn.
Stock no. 1818071
Published by Kidderminster Railway Museum. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A guide to the G.W.R.'s cast-iron, signal box, crossing, and ground frame nameplates and their origins, manufacture and demise. Large oblong format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0953477533. Cream pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded to edges and scuffed to top rear edge.
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THE GWR HANDBOOK 1923-1947
Written by David Wragg.
Stock no. 1817976
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Included in this book are photographs and diagrams illustrating the GWR's equipment, some railway stations, its network, shipping and air services, and bus operations, including Western National. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750942177. A few minor scuff marks to boards.
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RAILWAYS OF HEREFORD
Written by Gordon Wood.
Stock no. 1817858
Published by Kidderminster Railway Museum. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A study of the historical development and operation of railways in the city. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0953477525.
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AN HISTORICAL SURVEY OF SELECTED GREAT WESTERN STATIONS, LAYOUT AND ILLUSTRATIONS VOLUME TWO
Written by Ronald H. Clark.
Stock no. 2131223
Published by Oxford Publishing. 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. Track layout diagrams. ISBN: 0860930157. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine and edges.
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AROUND THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY THEN & NOW
Written by Laurence Waters.
Stock no. 2130731
Published by Heathfield Railway Publications. 1st thus 2009. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An examination of the changing role of railways over the past half century. Large format. Glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781906974060. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks.
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GREAT WESTERN SWINDON
Written by Tim Bryan.
Stock no. 2130383
Published by The History Press. 2009. Very good condition.

Images of England Series. Cardwraps. B/w photos throughout. First published by Tempus in 1995. ISBN: 9780752401539. Indentation marks across covers. Corners are creased.
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THE GREAT WESTERN COLLECTION
Written by Brian Hollingsworth.
Stock no. 2130377
Published by New Orchard Editions Ltd. 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Colour illustrations. The work commemorates the 150th anniversary of he GWR. The Guild of Railway Artists. ISBN: 1850791309. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks.
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SWINDON WORKS APPRENTICE IN STEAM
Written by Ken Gibbs.
Stock no. 1817504
Published by Oxford Publishing Co. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reminiscences as Office Boy and Apprentice at Swindon Railway Works 1944-1951. The Sights, Sounds, Smells, Personalities and Jobs remembered with nostalgia and affection from Steam Days. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0860933806. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.
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GRUB, WATER & RELIEF
Written by Adrian Vaughan.
Stock no. 1817501
Published by John Murray. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Tales of the Great Western Railway 1835-1892. B/w photos. ISBN: 071954176X. Slight foxing to text block and prelims. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.
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DON BRECKON'S GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY
Written by Don Breckon. Illustrated by Don Breckon.
Stock no. 1817497
Published by Greenwich Editions. 1st thus 1995. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Don Breckon's railway paintings of the Great Western Railway. Oblong format. Brown pictorial glazed boards. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 0862880858. Vertical crease to center of front board else contents fine. Dustwrapper spine lightly faded.
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