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A GUIDE TO SIMPLEX NARROW GAUGE LOCOMOTIVES
Written by D.R. Hall; J.A.S. Rowlands.
Stock no. 1324176
Published by The Moseley Railway Trust. 1st 2001. Very good condition.

Including list of existing locos in England, Scotland & Wales. Yellow cardwraps. B/w photos. 108 pages. ISBN: 0954087801. Fading to spine and cover edges. Contents fine.

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HISTORIC LOCOMOTIVE DRAWINGS IN 4MM SCALE
Written by F.J. Roche. Illustrated by F.J. Roche.
Stock no. 1824532
Published by Ian Allan. 1976. Very good condition.

Large oblong format. B/w diagrams. Spiral-bound. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0711000875. Third impression. Rear board a little scuffed and grubby. Contents clean.

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BRITISH RAIL MAIN-LINE DIESELS
Written by S.W. Stevens-Stratten. Illustrated by R.S. Carter.
Stock no. 1824524
Published by Ian Allan Ltd.. 1st thus 1975. Very good condition.

This book presents a set of line drawings at 4mm: 1ft scale (correct for OO/EM gauge model railways), supplemented by two photos, brief specification and description where necessary. Large oblong format. Card wraps. Spiral bound. Revised & Enlarged Edition. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0711006172. Covers a little browned and rubbed at corners. Light page browning else contents clean.

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SULZER DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES OF BRITISH RAIL
Written by Brian Webb.
Stock no. 1824507
Published by David & Charles. 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

David & Charles Locomotive Studies. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715375148. Second impression. Text block browned else contents fine. Green dustwrapper is lightly browned to rear panel.

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ALLENS OF OXFORD
Written by Jonathan Brown.
Stock no. 1324092
Published by The Road Locomotive Society. 1st 2012. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Road Locomotive Society 75th Anniversary Publication. The course of the firms development from agricultural contractor to manufacturer of cranes and horticultural equipment. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 177 pages. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9780950848051. Spine and corners bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased. Neat barcode sticker to rear panel of wrapper.

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MIDLAND STYLE
Written by George Dow; R.E. Lacy.
Stock no. 1824457
Published by Historical Model Railway Society. 2nd 1978. Very good condition.

Second Edition. A Livery and Decor Register of the Midland Railway, its Absorbed Lines and its Joint Lines to the End of 1922. Brown card wraps with orange title and dragon to front. B/w photos. ISBN: 0902835025. Corners of covers lightly rubbed, 1" split to top rear edge of spine. Rubbing to top of spine. Contents clean.

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LOCOMOTIVES
Written by W.J. Bassett-Lowke. Illustrated by Paul B. Mann.
Stock no. 1323705
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition.

Puffin picture book no. 74. Colour & b/w illustrations. Pictorial paper wraps. 30 pages. Covers are rubbed and creased with a couple of small marks to front. Light grease stain to front cover shows through onto inside page (page2). Child's name in heavy pencil to page 2. Foxing to textblock. Staples rusty.

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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. 1824075
Published by David & Charles. 6th 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

6th Edition, completely reset. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Includes fold-out plan to rear. ISBN: 0946537178. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Light corner crease to lower corner of front endpaper. Minor foxing to text block. Map to rear present and initials in biro to rear pastedown (hidden by rear flap of dustwrapper). Pictorial dustwrapperis lightly edge-creased and lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY
Written by R.W. Kidner.
Stock no. 2140805
Published by The Oakwood Press. 1st 1958. Very good condition.

Card wraps. The Oakwood Library of Railway History. B/w photos. Some grubby marks and light browning to covers. Foxing and a few brown marks to outer page edges.

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TAFF VALE RAILWAY MISCELLANY
Written by John Hutton.
Stock no. 2140744
Published by Haynes; Oxford Publishing Co. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Taff Vale Railway ran from Cardiff docks to Merthyr but from this there were no less than 23 branch lines serving the collieries of the South Wales valleys. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0860932414. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES OF BRITAIN
Written by Ernest F. Carter. Illustrated by Kenneth E. Carter.
Stock no. 2140311
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observers Series No. 23. Describing the steam locomotives of Britain with 8 colour plates and over 200 photographs. Name and address in ink to front endpaper. Some grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby with edge-creasing and chips; minimal loss.

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BLUE PULLMAN
Written by Kevin Robertson.
Stock no. 2140168
Published by Kestrel Railway Books. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

The story of the Blue Pullman trains. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0954485963. Small knocks to top and tail of spine and corners, with very light fading to spine. Contents are excellent!

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