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CONRAIL VOLUME 2: 1983-1990
Written by Scott Hartley.
Stock no. 1818123
Published by Railpace Company, Inc.. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The second of a two-volume set, following the efforts of CR executives and employees in their fight against the government's attempt to sell the railroad to Norfolk Southern, and continues through the 1987 stock sale that made Conrail a publicly-held corporation. Large format. Blue cloth boards, silver titles. Colour photos. 112 pages. ISBN: 096215413X. Light bump to base of spine. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners and has a small nick to top of front panel (no loss).
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THE WESTERN MARYLAND RAILWAY IN THE DIESEL ERA
Written by Stephen J. Salamon; William E. Hopkins.
Stock no. 1818122
Published by Old Line Graphics. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour photos throughout. 128 pages. ISBN: 187931407X. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded at spine and lightly scuffed.
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JERSEY CENTRAL DIESELS
Written by Gerard E. Bernet.
Stock no. 1818121
Published by Withers Publishing. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A look at the diverse diesel motive power that made Jersey Central unique before it was swallowed into the Conrail system. Examines each type of locomotive in detail and provides an in-depth look at the type of service it performed, the paint schemes it work, and complete technical and disposition data. Large format. Green cloth boards with gilt titles. B/w and a few colour photos. 192 pages. ISBN: 096185037X. 1" closed tear across the top of the spine of the dustwrapper (no loss).
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CHESAPEAKE AND OHIO RAILWAY COLOR PICTORIAL: VOLUME ONE
Written by Harry Stegmaier.
Stock no. 1818119
Published by Four Ways West Publications. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Dark blue pictorial glazed boards with yellow titles. Colour illustrations to endpapers. Colour photos throughout. 128 pages. ISBN: 1885614217. Lower corners of boards bumped. Contents fine.
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NORFOLK SOUTHERN DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES
Written by Chris R. Toth.
Stock no. 1818118
Published by Tlc Publishing Inc.. 1st 1995. Fine condition.

A look at the Norfolk Southern motive power that has been purchased or rebuilt since the 1982 merger. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w & colour photos. iv and 108 pages.
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4449 THE QUEEN OF STEAM
Written by Henry Brueckman; Jeffrey Moreau.
Stock no. 1818116
Published by Carbarn Press. 1st 1984. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The "Daylight" train was among the most popular of the "name" trains operated on American main line rails in the 1940's and 1950's. Equally popular were the steam locomotives that provided the motive power for those colourful trains. This is the story of the one surviving Daylight locomotive, engine No. 4449. Large format. Black boards, silver title to spine and logo to front. B/w photos. 64 pages including index. ISBN: 0934406014. Orange pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine, worn at top & tail of spine, small closed edge tear to top edge of rear panel.
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GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY ENGINE SHEDS PART TWO: IPSWICH AND CAMBRIDGE LOCOMOTIVE DISTRICTS
Written by Chris Hawkins; George Reeve.
Stock no. 1818113
Published by Wild Swan Publications. 1st 1987. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. 388 Pages. ISBN: 0906867487.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF SMALL CRAFT
Written by Gordon Fairley.
Stock no. 1318273
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer book No. 64. With over 260 illustrations in the text and 8 pages of colour plates. Blue boards, white titles. ISBN: 0723215596. Spine slightly bumped. Pale page edge browning. Dustwrapper is price-cut by publisher with 'new' price sticker above, is slightly edge creased and very slightly browned.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AUTOMOBILES
Written by John Blunsden.
Stock no. 1318264
Published by Frederick Warne. 24th 1981. Very good condition.

Observers series No. 21. Glazed pictorial boards. 24th edition. ISBN: 0723216177. Spine slightly bumped. Covers lightly browned. Contents clean.
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GIANTS OF THE SEA AND SKY
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318254
Published by B.B. Ltd.. Circa 1950. Very good condition.

A magic cover book. Blue pictorial cardwraps. Scene on front cover changes with movement of tab. 5 full-page colour illustrations (double-spread to centre pages) and b/w text illustrations to other pages. Changing scene to front works. Slight creases to cover corners and light rubbing to edges. 2" tear to base of spine. Contents clean.
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BRITISH RAILWAYS STEAM LOCOMOTIVE ALLOCATIONS
Written by Hugh Longworth.
Stock no. 1818110
Published by Oxford Publishing Co. 1st 2011. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive companion to Hugh Longworth's British Railways Steam Locomotives 1948-1968, this title provides a class-by-class/locomotive-by-locomotive allocation record of all steam locomotives that were in service on 1 January 1948, or built between that date and 1966. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 528 pages. ISBN: 9780860936428.
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THE BOOK OF THE IVATT 4MTS: THE LMS CLASS 4 2-6-0S 43000-43161
Written by Ian Sixsmith.
Stock no. 1818107
Published by Irwell Press. 1st 2012. Fine condition.

'Book of' series. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. 250 pages. ISBN: 9781906919450.
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