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James Brindley; John Smeaton; Matthew Boulton and James Watt; John Rennie; Thomas Telford; George and Robert Stephenson; and Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Abridged edition. Brown pictorial cloth, black title label with gilt title to spine. Coloured illustrated endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. Introduced by Asa Briggs and Edited by C.J. Shepherd. Still in original shrinkwrap! Shrinkwrap is a little scuffed.
THE KATY RAILROAD AND THE LAST FRONTIER
Written by V.V. Masterson.
Stock no. 1822485
Published by University of Oklahoma Press. 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Tracing the history of the Katy from its earliest beginnings to the present. Yellow cloth boards, brown & black title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0806102551. Fourth printing. Boards clean. Text block lightly browned. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and lightly scuffed, rear panel is a little grubby. Talcum powder type odour present.
On the night of Tuesday 25th October 1960 the Arkendale H and the Wastdale H collided with the Severn Railway Bridge resulting in an explosion, which claimed the lives of five crewmen. Fifty years later, the wrecks of the two tanker barges remain lying in the Severn off Purton. Pictorial cardwraps. Staple bound booklet. B/w photos and colour photos to centre spread. 46 pages. ISBN: 9780953271139.
Bill Hoole's railway career, spanning almost 60 years to the days when he joined the Midland Railway as a Dock Messenger in Liverpool. Red cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. Plain white label stuck to top of front endpaper covering a previous owner's inscription. Text block browned with foxing to top edge. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at top of spine.
Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. An inside portrait of the Great Western Locomotive works. ISBN: 1870754107. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased, scuffed and lightly scratched.
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. Minor fading to lower edge of boards. Contents fine. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and light creased across top edge.
Large format. Orange boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Memorial Edition. A pictorial appreciation of Lillian ('Curl') Lawrence. ISBN: 0953652351. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded.
The untold story of the Sandgate Branch. Incorporating The Hythe & Sandgate Tramway. Large format. Green cloth spine, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0906867533.
The origins of the line against the background of the Somerset Coalfield and the Somersetshire Coal Canal, the complicated evolution of the Bristol and North Somerset Company, and details the Camerton branch until the early years of the 20th century. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0906867258. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF BRITISH RAILWAY COMPANIES
Written by Christopher Awdry; Rev. W. Awdry.
Stock no. 1822346
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Foreword and numerous b/w photos by Rev. W. Awdry of 'Thomas The Tank' fame. B/w photos. ISBN: 1852600497. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and lightly faded to spine.
Looks at years 1887 to 1947. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0906867223. Light browning to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.
A railway history and an account of life and times as they once were. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and sketches 258 pages. ISBN: 0906867886. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine & across top edges, lightly rubbed at corners.