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The 4mm Engine A Scratchbuilder's Guide. Richard Guy Williams, Wild Swan, 1988. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0906867703. 111 pages 490g. Soft card covers creased and a little marked, Very Good with the contents tight and clean. Fully illustrated with b/w photographs and scale drawings.
£9.00
£2.95

6 Ho Railroads You Can Build From Model Railroader Magazine (Model Railroad Handbook, No 38). Bob Hayden, Kalmbach Publishing Company, 1993. 1st Edition. ISBN: 9780890241899. 144 pages. 415g. Soft card covers a little marked and dented, Very Good with the contents tight and clean. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs and detailed drawings. Provides step-by-step instructions for making two portable modular layouts for model trains and four large designs depicting city, industrial, and country areas
£6.00
£2.95

Airfix Celebrating 50 Years of the Greatest Modelling Kits Ever Made (Collins Gem). Arthur Ward, HarperCollins UK, 1999. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0004723279. 192 pages, 1.1Kg. Black cloth boards, MINT in like d/w. The author investigates the rise, fall and rise again of the Airfix Company. Profusely illustrated in colour throughout.
£17.00
£3.50

Airfix Magazine Guide No.16 - Modelling Jet Fighters. Bryan Philpott, Patrick Stephens, 197. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0850592313. 64 pages, 185g. Pictorial laminated boards with slightly sunned spine, FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings.
£3.00
£2.00

Airfix Magazine Guide No.21 - Modelling Armoured Cars. Gerald Scarborough, Patrick Stephens, 1977. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0850592496. 64 pages, 185g. Pictorial laminated boards with slightly sunned spine, FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings.
£3.00
£2.00

Airfix Magazine Guide No.25 - Modelling World War 2 fighters. Bryan Philpott, Patrick Stephens, 1977. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0850592623. 64 pages, 185g. Pictorial laminated boards with slightly sunned spine, FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings.
£3.00
£2.00

Airfix Magazine Guide No.27 - Modelling RAF Vehicles. Gerald Scarborough, Patrick Stephens, 1978. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0850592615. 64 pages, 185g. Pictorial laminated boards with slightly sunned spine, FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings.
£3.00
£2.00

Airfix Magazine Guide No.7 - Warship Modelling. Gerald Scarborough, Patrick Stephens, 1975. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0850592100. 64 pages, 185g. Pictorial laminated boards , FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings.
£3.00
£2.00

Baseboard Basics and Making Tracks - Planning, Baseboard Construction, Track-Laying and Wiring.. Booth, Trevor, Silver Link Publishing Ltd, 1993. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1857940067. 96 pages, 420g. Soft card covers rather edge-rubbed but with the contents tight and clean, Very Good, Illustrated with b/w photographs and a drawings. The second in a series of books providing a no-nonsense step-by-step guide to model railway construction.
£4.00
£2.95

Baseboards for Model Railways (Aspects of Modelling). Morton, Ian., Ian Allan Publishing, 2007. 1st Edition. ISBN: 9780711031531. 80 pages, 340g. Soft card covers FINE. fully illustrated with colour photographs and drawings. How to build baseboards for the more adventurous modeller.
£4.00
£2.95

A Beginner's Guide to Model Steam Locomotives. Tim Coles, Patrick Stephens Limited, 1986. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0850597617. 224 pages, 460g. Soft card covers with virtical crease to slightly chipped and sunned spine, Very Good. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs and drawings of mechanical details. Details how to construct a live steam locomoitive written by an author who did just that!.
£12.00
£2.95

Britain's Model Trains 2014 0 Your Complete Guide to UK Model Trains - Collectors Issue No.6. , ModelRail, 2014. 6th Edition. ISBN: . 228 pages, 665g. Magazine format soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with colour throughout. Collectors edition No.6.
£5.00
£2.95

Building Model Locomotives. F. J. Roche & G. G. Templer, Ian Allan Ltd, 1968. Revised Edition. ISBN: 0711000492. 192 pages, 715g. Black cloth boards with slight age toning to page edges, Near FINE in a Near Very good d/w rubbed, marked and frayed to top of spine. illustrated with many scaled line drawings to help the modeller get the best results.
£8.00
£3.20

Buildings in Miniature. . Stokes, Iliffe, G., Peco Publications, c1955. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 64 pages, 90d. Stapled soft card covers with some damp staining to last page only, Near Very Good. Illustrated with b/w photographs and scaled line drawings for the modeller. Scarce.
£8.00
£2.00

Cade's Locomotive Guide. Lovett & Wood, Marwain Publishing, 1980. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0905377079. 168 pages, 255g. Soft card covers a little rubbed and marked, Very Good. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£2.50
£2.95

Complete Book of Model Railway Electronics. Amos, Roger, Patrick Stephens Limited, 1991. Reprint. ISBN: 1852602880. 255 pages. 530g. Green cloth boards, FINE in FINE d/w. Illustrated with line drawings. The essential handbook for all railway modellers to enhance their layout operation.
£3.00
£2.95

Creating the Scenic Landscape (Silver Link Library of Railway Modelling). T.J. Booth, Silver Link Publishing Ltd, 1994. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1857940237. 96 pages. 415g. Soft card covers a little rubbed Very Good. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Covers Stations and buildings, fields and trees, roads and rivers, construction techniques, and painting and detailing.
£3.50
£2.95

Detailing and Improving Ready to Run Locos (Modelling Railways Illustrated Handbooks No.4). Rice Iain, Irwell Press, 1994. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1871608546. 72 pages, 320g. Stapled soft card covers with light creasing, Near FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£12.00
£2.95

Discovering Wargames (Discovering Series).. Tunstill, John., Shire Publications, 1970. Reprint. ISBN: . 64 pages, 60g. Small soft card covers a little rubbed, Very Good with the contents tight and clean. Illustrated handbook for the beginner in table top wargaming, illustrated with b/w drawings.
£3.00
£2.00

Encyclopedia Of Military Aircraft Models 1/72.. Boileau. Claude, Huynh-Dinh Khuong and Thomas A.Young., Airlife Publishing, 1988. First English Language Edition.. ISBN: 1853100633. 201 pages, 870g. Pictorial laminated boards. FINE. Kits of missiles, warships and 1/72 aviation related vehicles and figures also included. Illustrated in clour throughout.
£8.00
£3.20

European Military Uniforms - A Short History. Martin. Paul., Hamlyn Publishing, 1968. Second impression. ISBN: . 136 pages. 1.02Kg. 4to. Illustrated with 44 pages of colour plates of print, lithographs and water-colours by contemporary artists. Red cloth boards FINE in a V.G. edge-rubbed price-clipped d/w.
£4.50
£3.50

Flexichas or a Way to Build a Fully Compensated Chassis. M. Sharman, The Oakwood Press, 1988. Reprint. ISBN: 0860930726. 35 pages, 70g. Stapled soft card covers FINE. Ilustrated with helpful explanitory line drawings.
£3.00
£2.00

From Train Set to Model Railway.. Hatton, Chris., Ian Allan LTD, 2009. 1st Edition. ISBN: 9780711033825. 128 pages, 530g. Soft card covers with light crease to rear bottom corner, FINE. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs showing every stage of construction, from base board to finished model. Included colour light installation etc.
£5.00
£2.95

Gear Fitting for the Small Scale Modeller with no Workshop.. M. Sharman, The Oakwood Press, 1988. Reprint. ISBN: . 32 pages, 70g. Stapled soft card covers FINE. Ilustrated with helpful explanitory line drawings.
£7.00
£2.00

The Great Eastern Railway, Part One - A Selection of 7mm Scale Locomotive Drawings - (Oakwood Portfolio Series Volume Three). Mike Sharman, The Oakwood Press, 1987. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0853613311. 73 fold-out plans, 255g. Soft card covers a little rubbed to edges, Near FINE. Scaled line drawings for the modeller or historian. This is Volume Three.
£6.00
£2.95

Great Western Railway Signal Department Painting Instructions . GWR, Great Western Railway Study Group, . Reprint. ISBN: . 16 page pamphlet, 25g. (8vo) Stapled paper covers being a reproduction of GWR Circular No.2 by the Great Western Signal Department, showing the colours of the various parts of the Signals as of 1907.
£3.00
£1.60

GWR Switch and Crossing Practice - A Design Guide for 4mm Modellers. . Smith, David J,, Great Western Study Group, 2000. 1st Edition. ISBN: . iv + 150 pages, 740g. soft card covers a little rubbed to corners, Near MINT. Illustrated with detail photograths and scaled line drawings.
£34.00
£3.20

Halbkettenfahrzeuge - German half-track vehicles, 1939-1945. Williamson, J, Almark Publishing Co. Ltd, 1972. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0855240571. 32 pages. 85g. Stapled card covers rubbed and marked, but contents and staples tight and clean, Near Very Good. Illustrated with b/w photographs and b/w with some colour drawings. A detailed account of the development of the half-track from trials begun in 1926. Many detailed drawings of the design and construction of these vehicles.
£4.00
£2.00

Historic Carriage Drawings Volume Two - LMS and Constituents. David Jenkinson, Pendragon, 1998. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1899816062. 136 pages, 805g. Pictorial laminated Boards FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs with 4mm scaled line drawings. Volume Two of a definitive series of books prepared with railway modellers and historians in mind.
£12.50
£3.20

History Of S.R Locomotives To 1938 - A Paper (Railway Observer Supplement No. 6). Cook, K. J., The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society, 1949. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 70 pages, 120g. Paper covers internally tight and clean. Near FINE. Illustrated with many scaled line drawings of locomotives, each with a b/w photographs of the engine covered, and fold-out charts.
£12.00
£2.95

HO Lineside Industries You Can Build (Model Railroader). Bob Hayden, Kalmbach Publishing Company, 1996. 1st Edition. ISBN: 9780890242711. 120 pages. 345g. Soft card covers a little marked Near FINE with the contents tight and clean. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs and detailed drawings. Information on building and detailing factories, warehouse, scrapyards, oil depots, lumberyards, and many other industrial facilities
£10.00
£2.95

Hornby - The Official Illustrated History.. Harrison. Ian., Harper Collins, 2002. 1st Edition. ISBN: 000715173X. 192 pages. 1.1Kg. Red cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. Fully illustrated in colour throughout. The history of the rise and development of this famous model railway company over the last 82 years.
£12.00
£3.50

Hornby Book of Trains 1938-39 . Hornby, Roland., Meccano Ltd, 1939. 1939-40 Edition. ISBN: . 56 pages, 175g. Stapled soft card covers edge-rubbed and bottom tippes of corners creased, original staples rusting but sound. Covers split for 70% of spine, being held by one staple only. Good only. Illustrated with colour and b/w drawings. A scarce item to find in this condition.
£40.00
£2.95

Hornby Book of Trains 1939-40 . Hornby, Roland., Meccano Ltd, 1939. 1939-40 Edition. ISBN: . 56 pages, 175g. Stapled soft card covers edge-rubbed and bottom tippes of corners creased, original staples rusting but sound. Near Very Good. Illustrated with colour and b/w drawings. A scarce item to find in this condition.
£40.00
£2.95

How to Go Plastic Modelling. Chris Ellis, Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1971. 2nd Edition. ISBN: 0850590515. 168 pages, 360g. Black cloth boards Very Good in a Very Good d/w with faded spine. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings.
£5.00
£2.95

Introduction to 4mm Fine Scale Railway Modelling. Rice, Iain ( Editor ) , Hawkshill Publishing, 1995. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1900349019. 64 pages, 270g. Soft card covers a little rubbed to edges, Near FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings.
£8.00
£2.95

JU 87 Stuka - Classic Aircraft No. 5 - Their History and How to Model Them.. Robertson, Bruce & Gerald Scarborough, Patrick Stephens, 1977. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0850591937. 96 pages. 365g. Pictorial laminated Boards a little sunned to spine and rear cover. FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings plus 3D cut-away. Decribes the aircraft development and service, plus sections on super-detailing 'Airfix' 1-24 scale plastic kits.
£17.00
£2.95

Just Like the Real Thing - Modelling Railways. Pete Waterman, Ian Allan Publishing, 2009. 1st Edition. ISBN: 9780711034556. 160 pages, 935g. Black cloth boards with light mark to front free end-paper, Very Good in a Near Very Good with some internal staining (Tea?) to d/w, showing very slightly on front and now ion clear removable wrap, so GOOD only. Fully illustrated with colour photographs. Pete Waterman's new book tells the story of how he and a team of dedicated modellers have built one of the most impressive model layouts in the country. He covers all aspects of building the model of Leamington Spa station and gives tips on how to model railways to the very highest standard - a subject very close to his heart.
£3.50
£3.20

Knights at Tournament (Elite 17). Gravett, Christopher, Osprey Publishing, 2003. Reprint. ISBN: 0850458366. 64 pages. 230g. Pictorial card covers Near MINT. Illustrated with b/w photographs and many colour drawings by Angus McBride. Covers the history of military forces, artefacts, personalities and techniques of warfare.
£4.00
£2.95

The Late G. J. Churchward's Locomotive Development on the Great Western Railway - A Paper (Railway Observer Supplement No. 12). Cook, K. J., The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society, 1950. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 42 pages, 80g. Stapled paper covers a little foxed, internally tight and clean. Illustrated with many mechanical drawings and 2 fold-outs showing GWR Standard Stephenson Valve Gear and Diagram of Walschaert Valve Gear as modified by Churchward. Ideal for modelling and model engineers wanting detailed design diagrams. Very unsual item.
£15.00
£2.95

Layouts for Limited Spaces - Choice - Design - Construction - Operation. (The Silver Link Library of Railway Modelling). NIGEL ADAMS, Silver Link Publishing Ltd, 1996. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1857940555. 128 pages, 525g. Soft card covers with light bump & crease to top corner, Near FINE with the contents tight and clean. Illustaretd with b/w photographs, drawings and track plans. Practical solutions for the space-starved modeller.
£4.00
£2.95

Locomotive and Rolling-stock Construction (Silver Link Library of Railway Modelling). Booth, trevor, Silver Link Publishing Ltd, 1995. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1857940385. 96 pages, 405g. Soft card covers a little rubbed and marked to edges Very Good with the contents tight and clean. Illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings. Shows how to choose suitable stock, Building Kits, Painting and detailing and Realistic Operation.
£3.00
£2.95

Locomotives in Outline, GWR. C. J Freezer, Peco Publishing, 1977. 1st Edition. ISBN: 090058646x. 38 pages. 470g. Oblong format Pictorial laminated boards V.G. with contents tight and clean, in a POOR edge-rubbed repaired d/w. Illustrated with 77 drawings, all in 1:76 scale, drawn by the author and previously published in the `Railway Modeller' magazine.
£4.00
£2.95

Making Model Aircraft. Philpott, Bryan ., Patrick Stephens, 1976. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0850592372. 160 pages, 425g. Red cloth boards FINE in a Very Good d/w with light scar to front (see picture) Illustrated with b/w photographs and line darwings. Covers all the popular scales from 1:144 to 1:32, it includes hints on tools, materials, home moulding, detailing, converting and scratch building.
£4.00
£2.95

Military Model Showcase - Europa Militaria No.12. Horan, Bill, Windrow & Greene, 1994. Reprint. ISBN: 9781872004280. 64 pages. 250g. Pictorial card covers a little worn to corners o/w FINE. Fully illustrated in colour throughout. More than 100 colour photographs of the work of leading figure modellers of recent times. Shows painting 'stock' figures, conversions, scratch builds, vignettes and dioramas.
£4.50
£2.95

The Military Modeller's Compendium. Jones, Ken, Argus Books, 1992. First edition. ISBN: 1854860534. 132 pages. 750g. Brown cloth boards FINE in a Very Good d/w. Illustrated with colour & b/w photographs, and line drawings. Covers all the essential information, and describes how to apply these techniques to create military models.
£4.50
£3.20

Miniature Locomotive Construction. Ahern John H, Model & Allied Publications Ltd, 1969. Revised. ISBN: 0853440751. 171 pages. 260g. Soft card covers a little rubbed and marked Very Good. A reprint of a now classic work on the subject. Illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings.
£5.00
£2.95

The Miniature World of Henry Greenly. Ernest. A. and Elenora. H. Steel., Model And Allied Publications, 1973. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0852423063. 251 pages. 540g. Brown cloth boards FINE in a Near FINE d/w. Illustrated with sepia-tone photographs and drawings. An account of the work of a man who was one of the leading figures at the turn of the century in the field of model engineering, and promoting the buildfing of small scale garden and public railways.
£9.00
£2.95

The Model Aircraft Handbook: Construction, Design and Flying Technique. Howard G McEntee, Robert Hale Ltd, 1984. New Edition Reprint. ISBN: 070918767X. 228 pages, 420g. Black cloth boards FINE in a Very Good d/w with repaired tear to bottom edge. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings.
£4.00
£2.95

Model Locomotive Boilermaking. Alec F Farmer, Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1988. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1852600071. 192 pages, 420g. Soft card covers worn to all edges, with 1 inch split to top of sun bleeched spine, that has the title of the book written in ink. GOOD Only working copy, but with the contents tight and clean. Fully illustrated with b/w and a few colour photographs.
£15.00
£2.95
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