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LIVES OF THE ENGINEERS
Written by Samuel Smiles.
Stock no. 1822505
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2006. Nearly fine condition.

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.

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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.

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SEVERN BRIDGE DISASTER 25TH OCTOBER 1960
Written by Chris Witts.
Stock no. 1822476
Published by River Severn Publications. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

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.

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BILL HOOLE: ENGINEMAN EXTRAORDINARY
Written by Peter W.B. Semmens.
Stock no. 1822475
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

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.

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SWINDON APPRENTICE
Written by A.E. Durrant.
Stock no. 1822421
Published by Runpast Publishing. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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TAFF VALE RAILWAY MISCELLANY
Written by John Hutton.
Stock no. 1822397
Published by Haynes; Oxford Publishing Co. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than 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. Minor fading to lower edge of boards. Contents fine. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and light creased across top edge.

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'LBSC' - HIS LIFE AND LOCOMOTIVES
Written by Brian Hollingsworth.
Stock no. 1822349
Published by Camden Miniature Steam Services. 2003. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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THE HYTHE & SANDGATE RAILWAY
Written by Brian Hart.
Stock no. 1822348
Published by Wild Swan Publications. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

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.

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THE CAMERTON BRANCH
Written by Colin G. Maggs; Gerry Beale.
Stock no. 1822347
Published by Wild Swan Publications. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

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.

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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.

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THE ELHAM VALLEY LINE
Written by Brian Hart.
Stock no. 1822345
Published by Wild Swan Publications. 1st 1984. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Looks at years 1887 to 1947. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0906867223. Light browning to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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THE MALMESBURY BRANCH
Written by Mike Fenton.
Stock no. 1822342
Published by Wild Swan Publications. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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