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8160. : Railway Returns: Returns of the Capital, Traffic, Receipts, and Working Expenditure of the Railway Companies of the United Kingdom for the years 1900-1910.

London: H.M.S.O. 1901-1911. Ten years bound as one. With a general report thereon and summary tables for a series of years.33.5 by21.5cms.xxi+93+xxiii+94+xlix+98+liii+98+liii+98+liii+98+xlix+98+li+98+li+98+xlix+98. in black cloth, boards a little bit rubbed, spine professionally repaired, otherwise a very tight copy, in very good condition. From the G.N.R. (I) Accountant's Office Dublin. Relatively scarce. This is a very heavy item. 200.00


18157. Ahrons, E. L.: Locomotive and Train Working in the Latter Part of the Nineteenth Century Volume Six.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons Ltd, 1954. 77 pp. 23 x 15.5 cm. Five articles on Irish railways reprinted from The Railway Magazine. 48 illustrations. Gold-blocked faded green boards. No dw. A classic text by one of the great experts on the subject. Includes GS&WR, WL&WR, DW&WR, MGWR, and GNR(I). 14.50


2094. Allchin, MCV: Locomotives of the Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway and the Irish Narrow Gauge Railways.

Hants: 1944 12pp. 22 x 14 cm. Illustrated. Types, building dates, etc. in card covers, v.g. 10.00


9003. Allen, C. Edgar: The Modern Locomotive.

Cambridge: University Press 1912. viii+174 pp. illustrated, red covers, minor wear, very good. Written not for specialists but the wider public. 15.00


17928. Allen, Cecil J.: The Great Eastern Railway.

London: Ian Allan Ltd, 1955. First edition. (9) + 222 pp. 22 x 14 cm. 91 plates, and coloured frontispiece. 2 maps. 9 tables. Chronology. Index. Silver-blocked blue boards, in good condition, in dw. The dw is worn. and the top of the spine of the dw has been repaired with peelable tape. 16.50


18101. Basnett, Louis: The History of the Bolton and Leigh Railway based on the Hulton Papers (1824-28).

Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, 1953. This is not a book, but is an article in a complete volume of the Transactions of Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society: pages 157 to 176, in Volume 62 of the Transactions, for 1950-51. 20 x 13 cm. Two maps. In very good condition. 15.50


13093. Bradshaw: Bradshaw's Railway Manual, Shareholders Guide, and Official Directory 1880 Vol. 32.

London: W.J. Adams & Sons: Manchester: Henry Blacklock & Co.1880 Containing the history and financial position of every British railway also of the principal canal and rolling stock companies, with statistics, and other data to the close of the year; the Railway interest in Parliament, etc. accompanied by an alphabetical arrangement of the whole administrative and executive staffs in the three Kingdoms, to which is added copious information relating to foreign and colonial lines; xxxiv+622 pp. No maps present. Green embossed boards, gilt title to front board and spine. Some wear to boards, spine professionally relaid, internally tight, has two stamps for The Great Northern Railway (Ireland), otherwise clean unmarked,overall a fair/good copy. 150.00


10001. Bradshaw: Bradshaw's Railway Manual, Shareholders Guide, and Official Directory 1915. Sixty-seventh edition.

London: Henry Blacklock 1915. Edited by H. H. Bassett. Containing the history and financial position of every railway controlled by British capital at home and abroad, also of the principal canal and rolling stock companies, with statistics, powers, and other data; accompanied by a directory of administrative and executive staffs, and of manufacturers of railway supplies. xlviii+675 pp. folding railway maps of, Great Britain, Ireland (coloured), Scotland, (coloured) Europe, Central Europe. Green embossed boards, gilt title to front board and spine. Boards show some wear and fading, but generally are in good condition, internally tight, clean, apart from some wear to pastedowns, maps in very good condition, overall a very good copy. 175.00


9715. Bradshaw: Bradshaw's Railway Manual, Shareholders Guide, and Official Directory 1917. Sixty-ninth edition.

London: Henry Blacklock 1917. edited by E. H. Bassett. Containing the history and financial position of every railway controlled by British capital at home and abroad, also of the principal canal and rolling stock companies, with statistics, powers, and other data; accompanied by a directory of administrative and executive staffs, and of manufacturers of railway supplies. xlviii+680 pp. folding railway maps of, Scotland, (coloured) Central Europe. Green embossed boards, gilt title to front board and spine. Boards in very good condition, internally tight, clean unmarked, maps in very good condition, overall a very good copy. 175.00


10177. Bradshaw: Bradshaw's Railway Manual, Shareholders Guide, and Official Directory 1918. Seventieth edition.

London: Henry Blacklock 1918. edited by E. H. Bassett. Containing the history and financial position of every railway controlled by British capital at home and abroad, also of the principal canal and rolling stock companies, with statistics, powers, and other data; accompanied by a directory of administrative and executive staffs, and of manufacturers of railway supplies. xlviii+694 pp. folding railway maps of, Ireland, (coloured), Great Britain and Ireland. Green embossed boards, gilt title to front board and spine. Boards rather worn, spinre professionally repaired, internally tight, clean unmarked, maps in very good condition, except for pages 669 to the end which have had old damp damage which has caused damage and loss to edges, the last dozen pages being poor. Overall a very good copy except for these last pages- more detail on request. 150.00


16007. David, Trefor: Luggage Labels of Ireland.

Cheltenham: The Railway Print Society, 1984. 22 pp. 29 x 20.5 cm. Illustrated. Library laminated boards. It bears a small "withdrawn from stock" stamp on the ffep, and t wo catalogue numbers to the rear of the title page. Otherwise a very clean copy, and marks the first serious study of this Irish material. 15.00


8152. Davies, Randall: The Railway Centenary A Retrospect.

London: London & North Eastern Railway Company 1925. 27 by 21 cms 48 pp. illustrated with 18 plates, green boards, some wear but generally good. 12.00


16093. Dawes, Martin C.: The End of the Line The Story of the Railway Service to the Great Northern London Cemetery.

Herts: Barnet & District Local History Society, 2003. 116 pp. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. 10.00


8141. Dyer, B.R.: Kent Railways.

St. Ives: James Pike 1977. 32 pp. illustrated, card covers, in very good condition. 3.00


6309. Earley, M. W: Titans of the Track Great Western Railway.

London: Ian Allan 1945. 10.5 by 15 cms. 32 pp. the photographs, apart from the frontispiece which is a G.W.R. official picture, are by M. W. Earley. Paper covers. ABC Locomotive Series. Rear cover crease but generally in good condition. 8.00


18084. Edmonds, Alexander: History of the Metropolitan District Railway Company to June 1908.

London: London Transport, 1973. vii + 243 + (4) pp. 30 x 21 cm. Prepared for publication, with preface, notes and an epilogue, by Charles E. Lee F.C.I.T. Index. Original marbled boards and gold-blocked faux-leather spine. The front pastedown has a neat library withdrawn stamp, there is a neat number stamped on the titlepage, and there is slight wear to the upper front corners. Scarce. 44.50


17929. Ellis, C. Hamilton: The North British Railway.

London: Ian Allan Ltd, 1955. First edition. viii + 232 pp. 22 x 14 cm. 97 plates, coloured frontispiece, and charming drawings in text. Index. Silver-blocked green boards, in very good condition, in dw. The dw is worn. and the top of the spine of the dw has been repaired with peelable tape. 24.00


3736. Gourvish, T.R. and Turnbull, G.L. editors: The Journal of Transport History.

Manchester Univ. Press Third Series Vol 2 No. 1 March 1981. 24.5 by 19 cms. 81pp. illustrated. 12.00


3737. Gourvish, T.R. and Turnbull, G.L. editors: The Journal of Transport History.

Manchester Univ. Press Third Series Vol 2 No. 2 September 1981. 24.5 by 19 cm. 82pp. illustrated. 12.00


8147. Gray, Rankine E.: Power Potential Studies of Locomotives at Rest.

Bournemouth: ERG Autumn 1947. A series of pencil drawings by "X". No 0583 from a limited edition of 1000 copies. 20 by 32 cms. 12 superb pencil drawings of locos from, G.W.R. L.M.S.R., L.N.E.R., and S.R. Introduction by Lord Brabazon of Tara, notes by Rankine Gray. 65.00


16156. Great Northern Railway: The Official Guide to the Great Northern Railway and the East Coast Express Route between England and Scotland.

London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1904. iv+420 pp. 17.5 x 12 cm. Profusely illustrated. 38 maps and plans. The general map in the front pocket is absent otherwise all maps listed are present. Illustrated red boards. In good condition. An excellent guide with many folding maps. 95.00


5733. Great Western Railway: Rules and Regulations for the Guidance of the Officers and Men to come into operation on 1st November 1897.

London: Waterlow Bros. & Layton, 1897. xliv+158 pp. 16 x 10 cm. A nice scarce item from this ever popular Railway Company. Company crest blocked in gold on front board. Boards are faded, stained and a bit worn, but still a nice tight clean copy. 150.00


16157. Great Western Railway: The Official Guide to the Great Western Railway and other railways in connection.

London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1905. vi+456 pp. 17.5 x 12 cms. Profusely illustrated. 50 maps and plans. Illustrated red boards. Minor wear, otherwise in very good condition. An excellent guide with many folding maps. The front pocket is empty but there is no map listed for it - all maps listed are present. 75.00


18574. Hart, Brian: The Hythe & Sandgate Railway Incorporating the Hythe & Sandgate Tramway.

Didcot: Wild Swan Publications, 1987. 168 pp. 28 x 22 cm. Profusely illustrated. Gold-blocked green boards, in very good condition, almost as new, in a very good pictorial dustwrapper. A model study, 18.00


8738. Hendry, Dr. R. Preston and Hendry, R. Powell: Manx Northern Railway.

Rugby: Hillside Publishing 1980. 28 by 22 cms. 136 pp. illustrated, plans, in very good condition, almost as new in an equally v.g. dustwrapper. Surely this has to be the definitive history of this fascinating Manx railway. 20.00


8739. Hendry, Robert: Rails in the Isle of Man A Colour Celebration.

Leicester: Midland Publishing 1993. 28.5 by 22 cms. 96 pp. illustrated, pictorial laminated covers in very good condition, almost as new. 8.00


18098. Henthorn, Dr Frank, editor: Letters and Papers concerning the establisment of the Trent, Ancholme and Grimsby Railway, 1860-1862.

Lincoln: The Lincoln Record Society, Volume 70, 1975. lv + 130 pp. 25.5 x 15.5 cm. 4 illustrations. 1 map. 5 plans. Index. Black-blocked yellow boards, in very good condition. No dw, as published. Amost as new. A schorarly assessment of nineteenth-century railway promotion in Britain. 15.00


15277. Jackson, G. Gibbard: The Railway Book.

London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd, 1925. 160 pp. 24 x 20 cm. Five of six coloured plates present. Lots of really good illustrations in text. Pictorial boards, no dw. Belfast Royal Academy bookplate - awarded to Wilbur Hunter 1925. Spine faded, slight wear to corners, and occasional discolouration of paper. 20.00


3275. Leitch, D.B: Engine Pass New Zealand Railways.

Wellington: Reed 1st ed. 1967. 184pp. illustrated, good in a worn d.w. 16.50


17850. McMahon, Michael: Irish Railway Rambler The Railway Photographs of Michael McMahon.

Newtownards: Colourpoint, 2015. 176 pp. 26 x 21 cm. 230 images of Irish railways after 1975. Pictorial glazed card covers. New book. 10.00


8134. Morris, G: The Railwaymen's Year Book 1949 - 50.

London: Railwaymen's Publications 1949. 21.5 by 14 cms. 112 pp. illustrated, card covers, in good condition. A book of information and reference forrailway men and women of all grades. 12.00


16771. Murray, J.: H.Rly. Railways to Strathpeffer Spa Skye and Tir nan Og 1885-1985.

Strathpeffer: J. Murray, 1985. 20.5 x 28.5 cm. Five modern reduced facsimiles of Scottish Railway Parliamentary Plans produced to commemorate the centenary of the opening of the branch line to Strathpeffer Spa, 3rd June1885. They include: Plans and Sections of the Dingwall & Skye Railway, extending from the Town of Dingwall to Kyleakin Ferry 1864, 66 pp. Dingwall and Skye Railway Plans and Sections of Proposed Deviations and of Proposed Pier at Attadale November 1867, 23 pp. The Highland Railway Company Plans and Sections of a proposed branch Railway from the Dingwall & Skye Section at Fodderty to Strathpeffer Spa Session 1884, 9pp. Garve and Ullapool Railway Plans and Sections Session 1890, 6 pp. Loch Maree and Aultbea Railway Plans and Sections of Proposed Railways Session 1893, 14 pp. These are contained in a light card envelope but there is no information about them or when they were republished. A n introductory leaflet by J. Murray, which was part of the publication, is missing. Obviously they are much smaller than the originals but they are useful to anyone interested in the original plans of these particular lines. The card envelope is a litle worn but the 5 books are in mint condition. Copac only list 2 copies of this publication. 75.00


2866. Murray, KA: Ireland's First Railway.

Dublin: Irish Railway Record Society, 1981. 236 pp. 22 x 15 cm. The story of the Dublin & Kingstown Railway, the first public railway to be constructed in Ireland. 46 illustrations and 17 maps and diagrams. Mint in d.w. 10.00


6335. Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway: A Visitor's Guide to the Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway.

Paignton: 1992. 24.5 by 16.5 cms. illustrated, paper covers, very good. A guide to one of the most attractive preserved railways in the country. 5.00


17494. Parissien, Steven: The English Railway Station.

London: English Heritage, 2014. 164 pp. 28 x 22.5 cm. Profusely illustrated, in colour and b&w. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Silver-blocked black boards, in very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. A useful study. 15.00


15380. Perl, Anthony: New Departures Rethinking Rail Passenger Policy in the Twenty-First Century.

Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky, 2002. viii+334 pp. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. Twenty-three photographs, Tables, Graphs, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Silver-blocked red boards. Very good in a very good dustwrapper 20.00


18097. Prideaux, J.D.C.A.: Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Album.

Newton abbot: David & Charles, 1974. British Light Railway Albums Series. 96 pp. 25.5 x 18 cm. 127 illustrations. 1 map. Gold-blocked black boards, in very good condition, in a very good dw.. Amost as new, 12.50


5706. Ratcliffe, A.R.L: Bygone South Eastern Steam Volume 1

Chatham Kent: John Hallewell Publications 1980. 15.5 by 21 cm. 55 pp. illustrated, paper covers, very good. 8.00


7202. Semmens, Peter W. B: A Century of Railways Through the Pages of Railway Magazine and paintings from members of the Guild of Railway Artists.

Oxford Publishing co. 1996. 29 by 32 cms 96 pp. illustrated, dustwrapper. Foreword by H.R.H. the Duke of Gloucester. Includes the 100-year history of the Railway Magazine. Superb coloured illustrations by some fine railway artists, and an indispensible history of the magazine. Bottoms of boards a little rubbed otherwise in very good condition. 12.00


16305. Stickings, Thomas G.: The Story of Saundersfoot.

Tenby: H.G.Walters, 1970. 169 pp. 21.5 x 15.5 cm. Thirty-six illustrations, including four maps. Brown-blocked terracotta boards, in a worn dustwrapper. Overall good. This is an excellent local study with significant coverage of the local railways. Marian Thomas's signature, and date, on front pastedown. 15.00


11044. Stormont, Wm.: The Golden Sands of Picardy A Complete Guide to the North Coast of France.

London: London Bridge Station The South Eastern and Chatham Railway 1913. An official publication of the South Eastern and Chatham Railway. 183+xxi pp. illustrated, maps, timetables. Card covers. Includes "principal events at Boulogne Season 1914." Sadly they didn't account for the outbreak of World War 1 in July/Aug. that year. This guide reflects the end of that long Edwardian summer as seen in Picardy. The covers are a little worn otherwise good. 45.00


5958. Swiss Federal Railways: The Electric Simplon Line.

Berne: Swiss Federal Railways Publicity Office 1936. 20.5 by 13.5 cms. 48 pp. illustrated, folding map,paper covers, nice decorative covers. English text. Contains as loose insert a folding map panorama of the Bern, Lotschberg Simplon line,14 by 10 cms. 15.00


15339. Thorne, Martha, editor: Modern Trains and Splendid Stations. Architecture, Design, and Rail Travel for the Twenty-first Century.

Chicago: Merrell Publishers, 2000. 160 pp. 28 x 24 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour. Pictorial matt card covers, in very good condition. 20.00


10647. Transacord: The Class A3 Pacific Part One and Part Two.

Princes Risborough n.d. No. E/440. A 78 RPM Record of Eastern Region Class A Pacific Locomotive Side 1- No 60102 Sir Fredrick Banbury on Express Train between Leicester (Central) and London (Marylebone). Side 2 - nos. 60102, 60054, & 60050 on express trains at Aylesbury, Wendover and Princes Risborough. In a brown paper sleeve with a one page sheet detailing the recording, e.g. Persimmon on the slopes of the Chiltern Hills near Wendover with the up "Master Cutler" Sheffield-Marylebone. Condition seems to be mint or near mint, there are no marks or scratches. 23.00


16151. W. H. Smith and Son: The Railway Anecdote Book: A Collection of the best and newest anecdotes and tales, to the present day, selected for the reading of Railway Passengers.

London: W. H. Smith and Son, c1850. 21.5 x 14 cm. 192 pp. preceded by title-page and seven unnumbered pages each with an engraving and quote from a notable person: Washington Irving, Thomas Hood, Charles Dickens, Justice Halliburton ("Sam Slick"), Mr Hobler, Lord Brougham, and Mr J.C. Appleby. The title page has an engraved portrait of Sydney Smith. Gold-blocked faded blue boards, no dw. Boards a little rubbed, and some wear to spine extremities. There is a crested bookplate "H.M." on the front pastedown. Overall in good condition. A nice example of the sort of book produced for reading on early trains. The anecdotes are varied and light. A scarce item. 50.00


5039. Wall, Thomas F: An Index to the Journal of The Irish Railway Record Society, Volumes 10 - 12.

Dublin: Irish Railway Record Society, 1977. Occasional Publications of the Irish Railway Record Society, No 5. vii + 81 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Card covers. 5.00


8308. Wilson, B. G.: Miniature Railways.

London: Ian Allan Ltd. n.d. c.1961. 15 by 10 cms. 64 pp. illustrated, card covers, a little wear to covers otherwise in very good condition. 5.50


18062. Woodcock, George: Minor Railways of England and their Locomotives 1900-1939.

Norwich: Goose & Son, 1970. 192 pp. 22.5 x 14.5 cm. 77 illustrations. Index. Gold-blocked orange boards, in a pictorial dustwrapper. In good condition. A useful study. 14.50


11708. Wynter, Andrew: Subtle Brains and Lissom Fingers. Being some of the Chisel-Marks of our Industrial and Scientific Progress. And other Papers.

London: Robert Hardwicke Third Edition 1869. viii+446 pp. with a few illustrations, green boards, blind stamped decoration to boards, gilt spine title. Containing 39 articles, including, Fradulent Trade Marks, A day with the Coroner, Undersea Railroad, Vivesection, Restoration of our soil, Railways the great civilisers, Mudies Circulating Library, Railways and City population, Messages under the sea, the effects of railway travelling upon health, Physical Education, Clerk of the weather, Photographic portraiture, Village Hospitals, Air Traction, Illuminations, Boat building by machinery, Doctors stuff, SmallPox in London, Excursion trains, poems, etc etc. 42.00

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