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THE RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE HANDBOOK OF RAILWAY STATIONS 1904
Written by C.R. Clinker.
Stock no. 2132814
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1970. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Hand-book of Stations Including Junctions, Sidings, Collieries, Works etc. on the Railways in the United Kingdom Showing the Station Accommodation, Crane Power, County, Company and Position. A reproduction of the 1904 first issue. Introduction by Clinker. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine. 600 pages. ISBN: 0715351206. Spine bumped. Wrapper lightly browned and rubbed at edges with small closed tear to rear fold and has a faded spine.

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A REGIONAL HISTORY OF THE RAILWAYS VOLUME 3 GREATER LONDON
Written by H.P. White.
Stock no. 2132773
Published by David & Charles. 1987. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Third revised edition. B/w photos. Folding map to rear. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0946537399. Ex-libris sticker of Ian H. Stockley on front pastedown.

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FLIGHT OF THE STORM PETREL
Written by Ronald M. Lockley. Illustrated by Noel W. Cusa.
Stock no. 2132671
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The strange lives of the Storm Petrel. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 192 pages including index. ISBN: 0715382195. Some fading to cover edges; a few marks. Wrapper is edge-creased with browned spine and edges.

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GLOUCESTERSHIRE WOOLLEN MILLS
Written by Jennifer Tann.
Stock no. 2132614
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Dark blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. The Industrial Archaeology of the British Isles. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Sticker from a US publisher/distributor stuck to bottom of title page. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping; a few marks.

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GWR ENGINES NAMES, NUMBERS, TYPES AND CLASSES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819062
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1971. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

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.

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THE MAN WHO LOVES GIANTS
Written by David Shepherd. Illustrated by David Shepherd.
Stock no. 2132145
Published by David & Charles. 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An artist among elephants and engines. David Shepherd's Autobiography. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations, colour plates. 164 pages. ISBN: 0715370529. Browning to cover edges. Page edge browning.

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ENGLISH AND AMERICAN STEAM CARRIAGES AND TRACTION ENGINES
Written by William Fletcher.
Stock no. 1818833
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A facsimile of the 1904 edition. With a new introduction by W.J. Hughes. Mustard boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and diagrams. ISBN: 0715362321. Spine cocked. Light browning to text block. Orange pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and top edge of front panel.

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SAGA OF THE STEAM PLOUGH
Written by Harold Bonnett.
Stock no. 1818758
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. A general historical view of steam ploughing and lively accounts of the author's own experiences working in the fields with the steam plough. ISBN: 0715357425. SIGNED by the author to half-title page with place and date. Spine slightly cocked. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded at spine and just a little grubby.

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50 YEARS OF AVIATION ART
Written by Frank Wootton. Illustrated by Frank Wootton.
Stock no. 1818686
Published by David & Charles. 1996. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large, oblong format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Encompasses the range of Frank Wootton's aviation art of fifty years. ISBN: 0715398741. Reprint. SIGNED and dated 1997 by the artist to publisher's label which is stuck to half-title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to lower front panel edge.

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DAVID SHEPHERD THE MAN AND HIS PAINTINGS
Written by David Shepherd. Illustrated by David Shepherd.
Stock no. 1818685
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1985. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A full representative range of David Shepherd's work. Large oblong format. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 07153987561. SIGNED by the artist to half-title page. A lovely copy.

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THE COMPLETE BOOK OF RIVER FISHING
Written by Len Arbery.
Stock no. 1818642
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A detailed account of fishing for large river fish under all conditions. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & a few colour photos. ISBN: 0715399284. Couple of marks to front endpaper (minor). Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and lightly creased to top edge.

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TRACTION ENGINES WORTH MODELLING -AND HOW TO MODEL THEM
Written by W.J. Hughes.
Stock no. 1818613
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos and diagrams. Revised edition, virtually re-written (from the 1950 edition) with much new material and illustrations. ISBN: 0715346741. Base of spine worn. Text block and prelims a little grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a few small chips, grubby to rear panel and creased to front flap.

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