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1 Echoes from the Iron Road and Other Poems
Aitken William
John Menzies

1893, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG-, 
Poems by 'Inspector Aitken' of the G&SWR, many having a Railway connection. 310pp. VG copy in original blue cloth boards, top hlaf of half-title page missing (presumably excised to remove old ownership details). 014364 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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GER LOCOMOTIVES 1923, ALDRICH C LANGLEY
2 GER LOCOMOTIVES 1923
ALDRICH C LANGLEY
AUTHOR

1944, 1st: 12mp, Card Covers: VG, 
Account of GER locos as at 1921 with updates to 1923. 35pp, illustrated with amendment slip. VG copy in card covers 001516 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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3 Railways of To-Day
Allen Cecil J
Frederick Warne

1930, 1st (revised) Reprint: 12mo, Cloth: VG, 
Notable as one of Allen's first books. 400pp, illustrated - 1930 revised reprint with 8pp supplement. VG clean copy in original red cloth boards, slight wear to spine ends only. 013750 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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History of the Baldwin Locomotive Works 1831-1897, BALDWIN LOCOMOTIVE WORKS
4 History of the Baldwin Locomotive Works 1831-1897
BALDWIN LOCOMOTIVE WORKS
J B Lippincott

1897, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
The original history of this famous US loco builder and its locos- written for the company in 1897 (further revised editions appeared later). 86pp, illustrated. VG copy in roiginal green cloth boards, just a little worn on corners. Scarce. 015319 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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5 THE LOCOMOTIVES OF THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY 1847-1902
BIRD GEORGE FREDERICK
LOCOMOTIVE PUBLISHING Co.

1903, 1st: 12mo, Decorative Cloth: Fine, 
Bird's classic account of GNR locos. 203pp with many drawings and a few photos. Original decorative green cloth, an unusually fine copy 008172 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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THE LOCOMOTIVES OF THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY 1847-1910, BIRD GEORGE FREDERICK
6 THE LOCOMOTIVES OF THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY 1847-1910
BIRD GEORGE FREDERICK
LOCOMOTIVE PUBLISHING Co.

1910, 2nd (revised): 12mo, Decorative Cloth: VG, 
Enlarged second edition of Bird's detailed account of GNR locos. 228pp with many drawings and a few photos. Original decorative green cloth, VG copy, just a little foxing, mianly to prelims, in orignal decorative boards. 000329 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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A CATALOGUE DESCRIPTIVE OF SIMPLE AND COMPOUND LOCOMOTIVES BUILT BY BROOKS LOCOMOTIVE WORKS, DUNKIRK, N..Y., BROOKS LOCOMOTIVE WORKS
7 A CATALOGUE DESCRIPTIVE OF SIMPLE AND COMPOUND LOCOMOTIVES BUILT BY BROOKS LOCOMOTIVE WORKS, DUNKIRK, N..Y.
BROOKS LOCOMOTIVE WORKS
BROOKS LOCOMOTIVE WORKS

1899, Large 8vo, Decorative Cloth: Fine, 
An absolutely superb, original, steam locomotive catalogue issued by this well known New York builder in 1899. Includes a history of the firm and then around 250pp of descriptions, technical details and illustrations of locos built by the firm for use around the world. 336pp. Fine condition in original heavy black cloth boards with gold embossing to front - just a little marking to rear of boards. A truely exceptional item.. 012432 
Price: 275.00 GBP
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THE LOCOMOTIVES OF THE LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY 1839-1903, Burtt F
8 THE LOCOMOTIVES OF THE LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY 1839-1903
Burtt F
LOCOMOTIVE PUBLISHING Co.

1903, 1st: 12mo, Card Cover: VG, 
Reprint in book form of a series of articles from the 'Locomotive Magazine' giving a detailed account of the loco of the railway to 1903. many drawings and photos. 245pp. A VG copy in the original card covers. 015453 
Price: 29.95 GBP
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THE LOCOMOTIVES OF THE LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY 1839-1903 & 1903-1923 (2 Volume set), Burtt F & Maskelyne J N
9 THE LOCOMOTIVES OF THE LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY 1839-1903 & 1903-1923 (2 Volume set)
Burtt F & Maskelyne J N
LOCOMOTIVE PUBLISHING Co.

1st: 8vo, Card Cover: VG, 
2 volume set of the two books published by the LPC on LB&SCR locomotives: Burtt covering 1839-1903 (published 1903) and Maskelyne's follow up to the same style covering 1903-1923 (published 1928). 245+145pp. well illustrated. Contents VG, clean, no foxing or spotting. Both volumes in a unifrom red half-leather binding, slight rubbing to edges, top edges a little faded. Prize labels to front pastedowns. 015916 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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10 THE TAL-Y-LLYN RAILWAY
COZENS L
COZENS

1948, 1st: 8vo, Card Covers: VG, 
The first of Lewis Cozen's booklets on Welsh minor railways. The first book to cover the Tal-y-LLyn narrow gauge line in detail. 24pp with photos and drawings. VG copy in card covers. 003643 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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THE VAN & KERRY RAILWAYS, COZENS L
11 THE VAN & KERRY RAILWAYS
COZENS L
COZENS

1953, 1st: 8vo, Card Covers: VG, 
Also covers the Kerry narrow gauge forestry tramways, as well as the standard gauge branches to Van & Kerry in Mid-Wales, latterly part of the GWR. 44pp with photos, maps etc. VG copy in card covers 000046 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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12 DEEDS OF A GREAT RAILWAY
DARROCH G R S
JOHN MURRAY

1920, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG-, 
Official history of the operations and productions of the London & North Western Railway during the First World War. Covers Railway operations and the many items of munitions etc. made in the Company's works. 217pp with illustrations. Contents generally VG, foxing to first and last few pages, a little edge spotting, new end-papers.Original cloth covers a little rubbed, small 1cm split to top of spine. Inscribed by the Author to 'the Boss' - Capt H P M Beames (R.E.) with tipped notice of the death of Bowen-Cooke in Oct 1920. Uncommon. 002183 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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WAR ON THE LINE, DARWIN BERNARD
13 WAR ON THE LINE
DARWIN BERNARD
SOUTHERN RAILWAYS

1946, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, Good
Official account of the Southern Railway during the Second World War, the best of the Big Four histories. 215pp, folding map, illustrations, some colour. VG copy in the rarely seen pictorial dw - worn on edges and with small area of loss to rear corner. 002490 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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A HISTORY OF THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY, DENDY MARSHALL C F
14 A HISTORY OF THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY
DENDY MARSHALL C F
THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY

1936, 1st: 4to, Cloth: VG, Good
The standard, officially sanctioned, history of the Southern railway and its constituents. 708pp with many photos, maps and drawings. VG clean copy in the original green cloth binding with the rare cream dust wrapper, rather age browned, edges worn, some loss to spine ends. Very heavy - UK postage 8.00. 002203 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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15 THE STEPHENSON CENTENARY, Containing The Proceedings of the Day, The Procesions and Decorations with the Speeches Delivered Upon the Occasion
DUNCAN Wm
ALLEN, London & LAMBERT, Newcastle

1881, 1st: 8vo, Paper Wrapper: Good+, 
The official account of the 'Stephenson Centenary' celebrations of 1881 to commemorate the centenary of the birth of George Stephenson - a series of extensive meetings, rallies and celebrations mainly around Newcastle. 118pp with woodcuts as called for. Contents VG with only a hint of spotting to a few edges, in the original decorative paper wraps, but worn on spine and with the rear cover loose and some minor loss. An extremely rare original copy - usually only seen as the modern 1970s reprint. 008420 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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SPEEDING NORTH WITH THE ROYAL SCOT, EARL L A
16 SPEEDING NORTH WITH THE ROYAL SCOT
EARL L A
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

1939, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG-, 
An original copy of this famous first hand account of a top-link LMS engine driver on the Royal Scot from London to Carlisle. 143pp, illustrated. Contents generally VG, slight browning and spotting as usual. Original red pictorial cloth boards just a little age toned on edges, otherwise VG. Old ownership details to front end-paper. An above average copy of this scarce title. 011895 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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17 TRACTION AND TRANSMISSION - Volume I
ENGINEERING MAGAZINE
ENGINEERING

1901, 1st: 4to, Cloth: VG-, 
Bound set of Volume One of this supplement to the 'Engineering' Magazine - April to August 1901. Shorter articles and news items covering European and American Tramway practice, many fine illustrations. 304pp with index. Newly rebound in grey cloth boards with the original front cover laid down. Contents generally VG, slight spotting to edges, a few small library stamps to margins. Scarce. 004910 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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HISTORY OF THE CANTERBURY AND WHITSTABLE RAILWAY, FELLOWS REGINALD B
18 HISTORY OF THE CANTERBURY AND WHITSTABLE RAILWAY
FELLOWS REGINALD B
JENNINGS

1930, 1st: Small 4to, Cloth: VG, 
Detailed account of the planing, construction and early years of the first passenger railway in Southern England, opened 1830. Covers the history until the line was purchased by the SER in1853. 94pp with illustrations and 2 fold out plans. A nice period history of an early railway. A VG clean copy in original blue cloth boards. Scarce. 000903 
Price: 59.00 GBP
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Locomotive Dictionary, Fowler George L
19 Locomotive Dictionary
Fowler George L
The Railraod Gazette

1906, 1st: Folio, Leather: VG, 
Illustrated vocabulary of Terms which designate American Railraod Locomotives, their parts attachments and setails of construction with definitions of typical British Locomotive Practice. A nice copy of the original ediiton of this monumental work with over 5100 illsutrations (drawings, photos diagrams etc). 523pp + adverts. Stamps of Robert Stephenson & Co to front, otherwise a clean copy, just a little wear to edges. Original black leather boards, worn on edges, rebacked with modern replacement leather spine with gilt title label. Rare. Very Heavy - UK postage 8.95 015117 
Price: 175.00 GBP
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20 FURNESS RAILWAY - ITS RISE & DEVELOPMENT 1846 - 1923
GRADON W McGOWAN
GRADON

1946, 1st: Small 4to, Cloth: VG, 
The first history of these lines in South & West Cumbria. 109pp with photos, maps, gradients etc. VG copy in original red cloth boards. Not issued with dw. Scarce. 000042 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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THE TRACK OF THE IRONMASTERS, GRADON W McGOWAN
21 THE TRACK OF THE IRONMASTERS
GRADON W McGOWAN
GRADON

1952, 1st: 8vo, Card Covers: VG-, 
The history of the Cleator & Workington Junction Railway in Cumbria built to serve the ironworks and mines in the area. 70pp, maps and photos. Contents VG, original pictorial card covers a little edge worn and soiled as usual. 000035 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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THE HISTORY OF THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY 1845-1902, Grinling Charles H
22 THE HISTORY OF THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY 1845-1902
Grinling Charles H
METHUEN

1903, 2nd (revised): 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
The enlarged second edition of Grinling's classic history of the line, covering the period from 1845-1902. 463pp with photos and maps. Publisher's red cloth with gilt device to front cover, light surface wear slight frayingto head of spine. Contents VG, just a little spotting to edges. A nice copy of the slightly enlarged 2nd edition. 000029 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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THE RAILWAYS OF TOTTENHAM, LAKE G H
23 THE RAILWAYS OF TOTTENHAM
LAKE G H
GREENLAKE

1946, 1st: Small 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
One of the first railway books to cover a geographic area rather than a particular company. 91pp with photos and fold out map. VG copy in dw, slightly browned as usual. Scarce 1st edition (much superior to the later reprint) 000249 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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EARLY RAILWAYS IN SURREY, LEE CHARLES E
24 EARLY RAILWAYS IN SURREY
LEE CHARLES E
RAILWAY GAZETTE

1944, 1st: Large 8vo, Paper Covers: VG-, 
Account of the world's first public railway, The Surrey Iron Railway and its continuation as the Croydon, Merstham & Godstone Iron Railway. 40pp, illustrated. VG copy in slightly worn paper covers. 007028 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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NARROW GAUGE RAILWAYS IN NORTH WALES, LEE CHARLES E
25 NARROW GAUGE RAILWAYS IN NORTH WALES
LEE CHARLES E
RAILWAY PUBLISHING Co.

1945, 1st: 8vo, Paper Covered Boards: VG-, 
Important as the first modern work to cover the 2' gauge lines in North Wales, mainly quarry lines although the Festiniog and Welsh Highland were passenger lines as well. The only single volume work to cover all these lines in reasonable detail and written when many were still in use. 136pp with many maps and illustrations. A VG copy in the original grey paper covered boards bright, just a little rubbed. old tape markings to end-papers 000706 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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26 THE EVOLUTION OF PERMANENT WAY
LEE CHARLES E
RAILWAY GAZETTE

1937, 1st: 8vo, Paper Wrapper: VG, 
One of the first studies of this aspect of early Railways - the evolution of wooden and iron rails and plateways. 64pp with photos and drawings. VG copy in original paper wrappers. Uncommon. 014164 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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27 THE FIRST PASSENGER RAILWAY
LEE CHARLES E
RAILWAY PUBLISHING Co.

1942, 1st: 8vo, Paper Covered Boards: VG, 
History of the Swansea & Mumbles Railway. a well known line in South Wales latterly operated by double deck trams. 91pp with photos. VG copy, just a little edge wear to cloth spine strip. A later edition was published in revised form by Oakwood, but this is the scarce original edition. 002307 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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NEWCASTLE & CARLISLE RAILWAY, MACLEAN JOHN S
28 NEWCASTLE & CARLISLE RAILWAY
MACLEAN JOHN S
R.ROBINSON & Co.

1948, 1st: Large 8vo, Paper Covered Boards: VG, VG-
Well written account of the first railway across England, covering the period 1825 - 1862. Remains the standard work on this subject. 121pp with many photos, drawings illustrations and fold out maps. VG clean copy in paper cover boards, dust wrapper a little edge worn with some neat tape repairs 000140 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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A HISTORY OF THE HULL RAILWAYS, MACTURK G G
29 A HISTORY OF THE HULL RAILWAYS
MACTURK G G
HULL PACKET OFFICE

1880, 1st: 8vo, Paper Covered Boards: VG-, 
An original copy of this famous early history of the development of railways around Hull. 164pp. Contents VG. Original paper covered boards with cloth spine. Edges and corners rubbed, front board slightly cracked, cloth spliting along spine. 006548 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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THE NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE RAILWAY, MANIFOLD
30 THE NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE RAILWAY
MANIFOLD
HENSTOCK

1952, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG-
By various Authors, published under a collective nome de plume. The standard history of this Company and its Locomotives. 182pp with photos and fold out maps and gradients. A VG copy in the original cloth/gilt. The scrace white paper dustwrapper is present and generally VG, just some small loss to spine ends. Very scarce. 011412 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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