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A Gresley Anthology. Geoffrey Hughes, Wild Swan Publications, 1994. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1874103194. 102 pages, 415g. Soft card covers, FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£10.00
£2.95

The Gresley Influence. Geoffrey Hughes, Ian Allan Publishing, 1983. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711012725. 160 pages. 480g. Black cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and scaled line drawings. An account of Sir Nigel Gresley's contribution to the development of the steam locomotive.
£5.00
£2.95

The Gresley Legacy - A Celebration of Innovation. (Steam Classic Guide). Martin Smith, Argus Books, 1992. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1854860798. 142 pages, 385g. Soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Part of a series which concentrates on the design, manufacture and production histories of famous locomotives, this book deals with the work of Sir Nigel Gresley. It records his life story and work, including the record-breaking A4 Pacific locomotives.
£4.00
£2.95

Gresley Locomotives : A Pictorial History. Haresnape, Brian, Ian Allan Ltd, 1993. Reprint. ISBN: 0711008922. 176 pages. 680g. Green cloth boards Near MINT in a Near MINT d/w. Illustrated with photographs and scaled line drawings.
£7.00
£3.20

Gresley Pacifics [ Super Profile Series ].. Tufnell. R.M., Haynes Publishing, 1985. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0854294295. 56 pages. 450g. Pictorial laminated boards. Near MINT. Illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings, plus 8pp. in colour.
£6.00
£2.95

Gresley Pacifics - Omnibus Edition combining parts 1 & 2. . Nock, O. S., David & Charles, 1982. 1st Thus. ISBN: 0715383205. 284 pages. 1.05Kg. Blue cloth borads FINE in a Very Good d/w with crease to edges of sunned spine. Illustrated with b/w photographs and scaled line drawings. A detailed locomotive monograph from David & Charles, of one of the most famous steam locomotive types.
£9.00
£3.50

GWR 4-6-0s in Colour. Penney, D. E. , Ian Allan Ltd, 1997. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711025525. 80 pages. 450g. Oblong format pictorial laminated boards Near MINT. Fully illustrated in colour through-out.
£10.00
£2.95

GWR Sheds in Camera. Roger Griffiths, Oxford Publishing Co., 1988. Reprint. ISBN: 0860933857. Not paginated, 805g. Green cloth boards FINE in a Near FINE d/w with repaired tear to top of spine. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£8.00
£3.20

The GWR Stars, Castles & Kings Part 2 1930-65.. NOCK. O. S. , David & Charles, 1970. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0715347438. 160pp. 750g. Maroon cloth boards with foxing to prelims, Very Good in a Very Good rubbed and darkened d/w. Illusrated with b/w photographs and line drawings. One of the publishers series of Locomotive Monographs and a standard work on the subject.
£4.50
£2.95

GWR Two Cylinder 4-6-0s & 2-6-9s. Rodger P. Bradley, David & Charles, 1988. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0715388940. 96pp. 390g. Black cloth boards FINE in a Very Good d/w with repaired tear to top of spine. Illustrated with b/w photographs of htese popular Great Western Engines.
£5.00
£2.95

Handbook for Railway Steam Locomotive Enginemen. British Transport Commission, British Transport Commission, 1957. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 196 pages, 425g. Black cloth boards Worn and rubbed, GOOD only with previous owners name and date to to for free end-paper, o/w the contents are bright and clean. Illustrated with b/w and coloured drawings especially compiled to help cleaners and enginemen to service and run sream locomotives.
£4.00
£2.95

Heavy Freight Locomotives of Britain. Griffiths, Denis, Patrick Stephens Limited, 1993. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1852603992. 192 pages. 710g. Blue cloth boards with bump to bottom corners, Near FINE in Very Good d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings.
£8.00
£3.20

The Heyday of Swindon and Its Locomotives. Riley, R. C., Ian Allan LTD, 2001. Reprint. ISBN: 0711024820. 64 pages. 450g. Oblong format pictorial laminated boards, MINT. A fascinating pictorial record of this famous locomotive works, including pictures showing the impact of the mass withdrawal of steam engines.
£8.00
£2.95

The Heyday of the Class 40s. Morrison, Gavin, Ian Allan Limited, 2005. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711030588. 80 pages. 450g. Pictorial laminated boards. MINT. Oblong format. Illustrated with colour photographs. A pictorial history of this ground breaking English Electric diesel locomotive from its introduction in 1958 to the present with the last few still running on preserved lines. Now becoming a scarce title to find in this condition.
£14.00
£2.95

The Heyday of Tyseley and Its Locomotives. Hogarth, Ian & Whitehouse Michael., Ian Allan Publishing, 2003. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711029261. 80 pages. 450g. Pictorial laminated boards. MINT. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs. A pictorial history of the Tyseley locomotive depot from its construction in 1908 onward.
£5.00
£2.95

High-speed Trains for the 21st Century: Voyager, Pendolino, Meridian and Pioneer Fleets. Colin Marsden, Ian Allan Publishing, 2009. 1st Edition. ISBN: 9780711033931. 80 pages, 445g. Pictorial laminated boards Near MINT. Illustrated with colour photograpgs.
£8.00
£2.95

Highland Railway Locomotives Book 1 - Early Days to the Lochs. J.R.H. Cormack; J.L. Stevenson, Railway Correspondence & Travel Society, 1988. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0901115649. 161 pages, 610g. Pictorial laminataed boards FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings.
£17.00
£2.95

A History of Highland Locomotives . Tatlow, Peter., Oxford Publishing Co., 1989. Reprint. ISBN: 0860930483. 120 pages, 780g. Gray cloth boards FINE in a Very Good d/w with repaired tears to top of spine. Illustrated with 155 b/w photographs and 45 line drawings. A new revised and enlarged edition of the book by MCV Allchin publisged in 1947.
£8.00
£3.20

A History of Highland Locomotives .. Allchin, M. C. V., Railway Hobbies Ltd, 1947. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 72 pages, 165g. Stiff card covers a litle rubbed to edges, Near FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and scaled line drawings of the locomotives covered. Ideal for the modeller and historian.
£4.00
£2.95

How to Drive a Steam Locomotive. Hollingsworth, J. B., Penguin Books, 1981. First edition thus. ISBN: 0140055290. 152 pages. 370g. Pictorial card covers rubbed to edges o/w FINE. Everything you need to know about owning, driving, running, using and enjoying steam engines.
£3.50
£2.00

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of North of American Locomotives : A Historical Directory of America's Greatest Locomotives from 1830 to the Present Day.. Peter Hollingsworth, Salamander Books Ltd., 1984. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0861011481. 208 pages. 1.18Kg. Black cloth boards FINE in a Very Good d/w. Over 150 historic locomotives described and illustrated, with over 75 full colour loco profiles included in 208 pages of colour plus b/w photographs.
£7.00
£3.50

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the World's Passenger Locomotives. Brian Hollingsworth, Tiger Books International, 1989. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1855010305. 208 pages, 1.03kg. Orange cloth boards FINE in a Near FINE price-clipped d/w. Fully illustrated with colour and b/w photographs and drawings.
£5.00
£3.50

An Illustrated History of Hull & Barnsley Railway Locomotives: Volume 1 - The Locomotive Classes.. M.A. Barker, Booklaw Publications, 1997. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1899624090. 184 pages. 1.0 Kg. Black cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. Fully illustrated with b/w photographs.
£10.00
£3.50

An Illustrated History of L.M.S.Locomotives Volume 4: Absorbed Pre-group Classes, Midland Division.. Bob & Jenkinson, David Essery, Silver Link Publishing, 1987. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0947971165. 224 pages, 1.05kg. Black cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Volume Four in the series published with the modeller and historian in mind.
£24.00
£3.50

An Illustrated History of LMS Locomotives Volume One - General Review and Locomotive Liveries.. R. J. Essery; David Jenkinson, Oxford Publishing Co., 1981. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0860930874. 238 pages, 1.27kg. Brick red cloth boards FINE in a Near Very Good d/w with repaired tears to top and toe of spine. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Volume One in the series published with the modeller and historian in mind.
£12.00
£3.50

An Illustrated History of North Eastern Railway Locomotives. K Hoole, Oxford Publishing Co., 1988. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0860933237. 255 pages, 1.24kg. Green cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Fully illustrated with b/w photographs and scaled line drawings. A must for the modeller and historian.
£18.00
£3.50

Images of Barry Scrapyard. Hardingham, Roger, Waterfront Publications, 1999. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0946184860. Not paginated 360g. Oblong format Pictorial laminated Boards. MINT, Illustrated with colour photographs throughout. Detailes the importance of Barry Scrap Yard to the preserved railway movement.
£12.00
£2.95

Industrial steam. , Ian Allan LTD, 1994. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711022305. 80 pages. 450g. Oblong format pictorial laminated boards. MINT. Fully illustrated with colour photographs that depict these hard working locomotives in their proper industrial settings.
£8.00
£2.95

Industrial Steam in the '50s and '60s. E.H. Sawford, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2004. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0750936460. 148 pages, 680g. Black cloth boards with bump to top front corners so Near FINE in a Near FINE d/w with the contents tight and clean. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£7.00
£3.20

Industrial Steam Locomotives. Victor Frederick Hall, Bracken Books, 1988. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1851702385. 96 pages. 550g. Black cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs taken in the 1960's. A pictorial survey of the Industrial locomotive before the virtual extinction of steam.
£5.00
£2.95

Industrial Steam Locomotives (A Shire Album). Hayes, Geoffrey., Shire Publications, 1998. 2nd Edition. ISBN: 0747803757. 32 pages, 85g. Stapled soft card covers a little rubbed to top corner, FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings.
£4.00
£2.00

IVATT AND RIDDLES LOCOMOTIVES. Brian Haresnape, Book Law , 1997. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1901945014. 110 pages, 455g. Red cloth boards Near MINT in a Near MINT d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and scaled line drawings.
£10.00
£2.95

The Jazzer and The Last Manning, Wardle. Shaw, Michael, Published by the author, 1998. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0953290301. 64 pages, 150g. 8mo. Stapled soft card covers, FINE. A History of Hunslet Engine Co. Ltd. Number 686 of 1898 and of Manning, Wardle and Co. Ltd. Number 2047 of 1926. Illustrated with b/w photographs, map and scaled line drawing.
£5.00
£2.00

JUBILEES OF THE LMS. John F Clay, Ian Allan Ltd, 1971. 1st Edition. ISBN: 071100188X. 112 pages, 330g. Black cl;oth boards FINE in a Near FINE d/w with small repaired tear to bottom front edge. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£4.00
£2.95

Kings & Castles of the G.W.R. Nock, O.S., Ian Allan Ltd, 1969. Reprint. ISBN: 0711000719. 96 pages. 210g. Green cloth boards FINE in a Near FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs. A reprint of the book first published in 1949.
£6.00
£2.95

The Last Years of the "Westerns". Hobson, Wyn. A., Ian Allan LTD, 1983. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711012822. 80 pages, 225g. 8vo. Stapled soft card covers a little rubbed to edges Very Good. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Covers the last years in service of this class which were completely withdrawn by the end of 1975.
£4.00
£2.00

Leader - Steam's Last Chance. Robertson, Kevin, Sutton Pub Ltd, 1988. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0862993768. 123 pages. 640g. Illustrated with 100 exclusive b/w photographs, including end papers. Very faint stain mark on front paste-down, which repeats on internal face only, of d/w front return flap o/w FINE in FINE d/w. The fascinating account of one man's quest to design the ultimate steam engine, many features of which have been incorporated into today's diesels.
£15.00
£2.95

Leader and Southern Experimental Steam. Kevin Robertson, Alan Sutton Publishing, 1990. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0862997437. 128 pages, 640g. Black cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs, including endpapers. A fascinating book which describes in detail the experiments conducted by the Southern Railway, between 1923 and 1948 which culminated in the revolutionary, but ultimately unsuccessful steam locomotive `Leader'.
£12.00
£2.95

The Leader Project - Fiasco or Triumph. Robertson, Kevin, Ian Allan LTD, 2007. 1st Edition. ISBN: 9780860936060. 160 pages, 790g. Black cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and scaled line drawings to paste-downs. Idea for modeller or historian with many close-up details photographed.
£8.00
£3.20

Lightweight DMUs - The Early Derby works and Metro-Cammell Units.. Green-Hughs, Evan, Ian Allan LTD, 2012. 1st Edition. ISBN: 9780711034631. 96 pages, 420g. Soft card covers MINT. Fully illustrated with colour and b/w photographs and scaled line drawings for the modeller.
£4.75
£2.95

Lineside camera - BR standard steam. Sharpe, G. W., G.w. Sharpe, 1986. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0946667047. 36 pages, 115g. Stapled soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs of the various 'Standard' classes of steam locomotive produced for British Railways.
£3.00
£2.00

Lineside camera - Pennine Steam. Sharpe, G. W., G.w. Sharpe, 1985. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0946667020. 36 pages, 115g. Stapled soft card covers a little marked, Very Good. Illustrated with b/w photographs of the various steam locomotive produced for British Railways for use on this route.
£3.00
£2.00

LMS & LNER Garratts (Historical Locomotive Monographs No.1). Essery, R. J.; Toms, George, Wild Swan Publications Ltd, 1991. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0906867932. 92 pages, 350g. Soft card covers FINE, Fully illustrated with b/w photographs and scaled line drawings. Ideal for the modeller and historian.
£22.00
£2.95

LMS Jubilees - Historical Locomotive Monographs No.2. Essery, R. J.; Toms, George, wild Swan, 1994. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1874103178. 138 pages, 600g. Soft card covers with bump to base of spine, Near FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and scaled line drawings.
£16.00
£2.95

LMS Locomotive Design And Construction - Loco Engineers, Their designs and Modifications.. Cook, A F., The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society, 1990. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 176 pages, 605g. Pictorial laminated boards with 2cm tear to top of sunned spine and bump to bottom corners, But with the contents tight and clean, Good Only, a good reference copy. Illustrated with b/w pgotographs and line drawings.
£7.00
£2.95

LMS Sheds in Camera. John Hooper, Oxford Publishing Co., 1983. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0860932745. Not paginated, 755g. Yellow cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w with slightly sunned spine.
£8.00
£3.20

LMS Steam. Nock, O. S., David & Charles, 1971. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0715352407. 267 pages, 585g. Green cloth boards with light smotting to edge of page-block, Near FINE in a Very good sun darkened d/w. Illustrated with b/w photogrpahs.
£4.00
£2.95

LNER 2-6-0s (Working Steam). Waller, Peter. , Ian Allan Ltd, 2004. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711030618. 80 pages, 445g. Oblong format pictorial laminated boards MINT. Illustrated with colout photographs.
£5.00
£2.95

LNER 4-6-0s AT WORK. Hughes, Geoffrey , Book Law Publicatins, 1997. Reprint. ISBN: 1901945065. 128 pages. 800g. Black cloth boards MINT in a Near MINT d/w. Illustrated with over 170 b/w photographs, plus scaled line drawings. A reprint of the book first published by Ian Allan in 1988.
£7.00
£3.20

LNER Pacifics in Colour. Penney, Derek., Ian Allan Ltd, 1997. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711025487. 80 pages. 450g. Oblong format. Pictorial laminated Boards, MINT. Illustrated with full colour photographs.
£8.00
£2.95
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