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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.
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.
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.
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.
B/w photos. Tales of the Footplate. ISBN: 0711019045. Some browning to wrapper.
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.
Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0860935698. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.
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.
Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 071102443X. Bumping to spine. Front endpaper is creased.
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.
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.
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.