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Steam Was My Calling. Beavor, E S, Ian Allan LTD, 1974. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711004919. 184 pages. 400g. Black cloth boards with age browning to pages, FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs. The author gives an interesting account of his time on the railways, looking at the often overlooked side of working life behind the scenes in motive power depots, with the day to day goings on of design, construction, maintenance and servicing of locomotives, with vivid reminiscences of railway breakdown and recover work.
£4.00
£2.95

Steaming East: The 100 Year Saga of the Struggle to Forge Rail and Steamship Links Between Europe and India.. Sara Searight, The Bodley Head, 1991. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0370314972. 294 pages, 530g. Soft card covers rubbed to extremites and especially top of spine, Very Good. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£4.00
£2.95

Steaming Through Britain. Kington, Miles, Unwin Hyman, 1990. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0044404883. 191 pages. 1.27Kg. Red cloth boards. Near MINT in a FINE d/w. Oblong format. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs of journeys on nine of our preserved steam railways.
£6.00
£3.50

Steaming Through Kent (Steaming Through Albums). Hay, Peter, Middleton Press, 1984. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0906520134. 96 pages. 400g. Pictorial laminated boards FINE. Illuustrated with 120 b/w photographs, each showing the steam train with a Kentish background plus routemap.
£6.00
£2.95

Steaming Through Surrey. Hay. Peter , Middleton Press, 1988. Reprint. ISBN: 0906520398. 96 pages. 8vo. 400g. Pictorial laminated boards. FINE. Fully illustrated with b/w photographs and route map. Steam survived on freight services and cross country routes long after electrification.
£3.50
£2.95

Steaming Through the Isle of Wight . Hay, Peter, Middleton Press, 1988. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0906520568. 96 pages. 400g. Pictorial laminated Boards Near MINT. Illustrated with b/w photographs throughout.
£6.00
£2.95

Steaming Through West Hants - Including the Bournemouth Area. . Peter Hay, Middleton Press, 1989. 1st Edition. ISBN: 090652069X. 96 pages. 390g. Pictorial laminated boards Near MINT. A pictorial history of over a century of steam haulage in the area, including the Bournemouth Belle. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£7.00
£2.95

Stean Around NORTH NORFOLK. C.G. Beckett, Becknell Books, 1981. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0907087035. 32 pages, 110g. Stapled soft card covers (8VO) FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£2.75
£2.00

STOCKHOLM PUBLIC TRANSPORT - Maps, Photos, Fares, Fleet Lists, etc.. Bartlett. N.R. & Rosenwald, Archibald , Westbury Marketing. , 1986. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0907460097. 64 pages. 50g. Stapled soft card covers edge-rubbed and faded, Very Good with the contents tight and clean. Illustrated with b/w photographs, route maps and colour 'Tunnelbana Metro' map to rear.
£7.00
£2.00

The Stoke Ferry Branch. Peter PAYE, Oxford Publishing Co., 1982. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0860931412. 128 pages, 225g. Soft card covers a litle marked and rubbed, Very Good. Illustrated with b/w photographs, route map and track plans.
£5.00
£2.95

Stokers and Pokers; or, the London and North Western Railway, The Electric Telegraph, and The Railway clearing-house. Head, F. B., David & Charles, 1968. Reprint. ISBN: 0715343270. 208 pages, 520g. Orange cloth boards FINE in a FINE price-clipped d/w with slightly sunned spine and in clear protective wrap. The first of a line of books describing the workings of a railway, first published in 1849 by John Murray.
£11.00
£2.95

Stopping Train Britain : A Railway Odyssey. Alexander Frater, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 1983. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0340324511. 167 pages, 860g. Brown cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs. A classic work that takes us on a jourey through some of the best countryside in Britain by rail, even touching on how life use to be in the days of steam.
£5.00
£3.20

The Story of Cornwall's Railways. Fairclough. A., Tor Mark Press, . . ISBN: . 48 pages. 85g. Stapled card covers a little edge-rubbed, Very Good with contents and staples tight and clean. Illustrated with b/w photographs and a route map.
£2.50
£2.00

The Story of the Westbury to Weymouth Line, From The Battle of the Gauges to the Present Day. Derek Phillips, Oxford Publishing Co., 1994. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0860935140. 240 pages, 1.29kg. Black cloth boards FINE in a Very Good d/w with creasing to top edge. Illustrated with b/w photographs, line drawings and track plans. A history of this line that was the subject of the 'Battle of the Gauges'. Owing to the weight, extra shipping may be required.
£20.00
£3.50

Surrey Railways Remembered. Oppitz, Leslie, Countryside Books, 1988. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1853060054. 112 pages, 500g. Pictorial laminated Boards FINE in a Near FINE d/w. Ilustrated with contemporary & recent b/w photograpgs showing the history of the railways in this region.
£5.00
£2.95

Surrey Steam - Scenes from the Fifties and Sixties. Welch, Michael S. , Capital Transport Publishing, 2001. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1854142380. 80 pages, 285g. Soft card covers Near MINT. Illustrated with colour photographs throughout.
£3.00
£2.95

sussex Railways Remembered. Oppitz, Leslie, Countryside Books, 1988. Reprint. ISBN: 090536299X. 112 pages, 500g. Pictorial laminated Boards FINE in a Near FINE d/w with very slightly sunned spine. Ilustrated with contemporary & recent b/w photograpgs showing the history of the railways in this region.
£4.50
£2.95

The Swanage Branch - Railway World Special. Wright, Andrew P M, Ian Allan LTD, 1989. Reprint. ISBN: 0711016186. 56 pages. 230g. Stapled soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and route maps and track plans. A pictorial history of the line.
£4.00
£2.95

Swanage Railway in Colour. Deacon, Tim, Ian Allan LTD, 1996. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711024618. 64 pages. 360g. Oblong format pictorial laminated boards. FINE. Illustrated in colour throughout. A volume of pre-preservation colour views of the complete length of the branch line, from Wareham, plus a brief history.
£7.00
£2.95

Swindon GWR reminiscences. Mountford, Eric R , Bradford Barton, 1982. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0851534384. 112 pages, 175g. Soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs. A history of the Swindon works and surrounding yards, plus a look at the Railway Town of Swindon itself.
£3.50
£2.00

Swindon Works and Its Place in Great Western Railway History. ???, The Great Western Railway , 1935. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 56 pages. 165g. Stapled soft card covers rubbed and marked Very Good with the contents and staples tight and clean. Illustrated with b/w photographs. A history of the railway works and its efect on the town of Swindon.
£10.00
£1.60

Tales of the Great Western Railway - Informal Recollections of a Near-Lifetime's Association With the Line.. Nock, O.S., David & Charles, 1984. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0715383477. 176 pages, 405g. Maroon cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with line drawings.
£6.00
£2.95

Tales of the Old Railwaymen. Quinn, Tom, David & Charles, 2004. Reprint. ISBN: 0715305441. 192 pages 900g. Pictorial laminated boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs and drawings. Railwaymen recount working on the old steam trains. HEAVY BOOK!
£5.00
£3.20

The Talyllyn Railway. Potter, David, David & Charles, 1990. 1st Edition. ISBN: 094653750X. 256 pages. 550g. Black cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w with slightly sunned spine. Illustrated with 32 pages of b/w photographs plus track plans and drawings. Claims to be the definitive history of this, the first railway line to be preserved in Britain.
£9.00
£2.95

The Talyllyn Railway - A Nostalgic Trip along the World's First Preserved Railway (A Past and Present Special). Eyres, Terry, & Mitchell David J, Past & Present Publishing Ltd, 1996. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1858951259. 96 pages. 250g, Soft covers. Near MINT. Illustrated with over 190 b/w photographs. see the latest from this preserved railway at http://www.talyllyn.co.uk
£10.00
£2.95

Talyllyn Railway Centenary celebration 1865-1965. Rolt, L.T.C. (Chairman), The Talylln Railway, 1965. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 44 pages, 125g. Soft card covers with sporadic foxing throughout, Near Very Good. A journey through history with the Talylln Railway, shown with b/w photographs, many full page.
£4.00
£2.00

The Talyllyn Railway in pictures no.1 . , The Talyllyn Railway, 1955. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 32 pages, 110g. Stapled soft card covers marked and stained, but contents tight and clean, GOOD only. Illustrated with period b/w photographs.
£5.00
£2.00

The Tanat Valley Light Railway. Mike LLOYD, Wild Swan Publications Ltd, 1990. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0906867924. 112 pages, 475g. Soft card covers with sunned spine, FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and many scaled line drawings ideal for the modeller.
£11.00
£2.95

Taunton Steam. Maggs, Colin G., Millstream Books, 1991. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0948975261. 160 pages, 850g. Brown cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w with tiny nick to front edge. Illustrated with b/w photographs, route map and track plan. Describes the steam working of this important junction.
£10.00
£3.20

Taunton West. Siviter, Roger , Great Bear Publishing, 2004. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0954115031. 80pp. 450g. Oblong format Pictorial laminated Boards with a cluster of small dents to bottom of front board, (See Photo) but an interesting title so we include it here. Near FINE with the contents tight and clean. The forth volume in "The Great Bear Yesteryear Traction" series. Fully illustrated in colour throughout.
£8.00
£2.95

"The Spotter's Companion" - British Locomotive Multiple Units & Coaching Stock 2002. John (ed) Byrne, The National Railway Enthusiasts Association, 2002. 24th Edition. ISBN: 0906439132. 152 pages, 130g. soft card covers (16mo) Near MINT.
£3.00
£2.95

This is Paddington. Vaughan, John, Ian Allan LTD, 1982. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711011141. 56 pages. 260g. Stapled card covers a little marked and edge-rubbed. Very Good. Fully illustrated with b/w photographs and track plans.
£4.00
£2.95

This is Waterloo. Marsden, Colin J, Ian Allan Ltd, 1981. 1st Edition. ISBN: 071101115X. 56 pages. 270g. Stapled card covers a little edge rubbed, Very Good. Illustrated with b/w photographs and track plans, including Wimbledon depot. An insight into the trains and operation from this London station that first opened in 1848.
£5.00
£2.95

Those Were the Trains. Tidey, Gordon., Ian Allan LTD, . 1st Edition. ISBN: . 64 pages, 240g. Green cloth boards faded to spine, Very Good. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£3.00
£2.00

Thro' the Lens (a Tribute to the Official Work of the GWR Photographers). C. Judge, OPC Railprint, 1985. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0860933563 . 96 pages, 410g. Soft card covers a little rubbed to edges, Very Good with the contents tight and clean. Illustrated with period b/w photographs taken by the official GWR photographers, and showing a large variety of details on the GWR network, from buildings to rolling stock to personel working. Ideal for the GWR modeller.
£4.00
£2.95

Through the Links at Crewe: Top Link Footplate Memories. Volume 1. P.G. Johnson, Bradford Barton, 1981. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0851533779. 128 pages, 205g. Soft card covers with wear & tear to bottom of spine, Very Good with the contents clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£5.00
£2.95

Tickets Please! - A Nostalgic Journey Through Railway Station Life.. Paul. Atterbury, David & Charles, 2006. 1st Edition. ISBN: 9780715324141. 256 pages. 1.35Kg. Pictorial laminated Boards MINT in a FINE d/w with small scar to top rear edge. Illustrated with colour & b/w photographs, posters, tickets and other railway ephemera. A celebration of railway life centred on stations and the activities that went on, in and around them.
£9.00
£3.20

Tiny Trains - A Guide to Britain's Miniature Railways 2008/2009.. John Robinson, Marksman Publications, 2009. 2nd Edition. ISBN: 9781862231665. 96 pages, 255g. Soft card covers Near MINT. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£2.50
£2.95

Titled Trains of the Western. Allen, Cecil J., Ian Allan LTD, 1974. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711005133. 96 pages. 395g. Pictorial laminated Boards Near MINT. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Lists 26 of the titled trains on the western.
£5.00
£2.95

To the Railway Born: Reminiscences of Station Life, 1934-92. Tony CARTER, Silver Link, 1992. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0947971793. 128 pages. 320g. Soft card covers FINE with Tony Carters? signature/name in ink to top of free end-paper. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£7.00
£2.95

Today's Railways Review of the Year Volume 4. Carter, David & Fox, Peter., Platform 5, 1991. 1st Edition. ISBN: 187252429X. 144 pages. 850g. Blue cloth boards MINT in a Near MINT d/w. A comprehensive review of all the major British railway events of 1990. Illustrated with b/w & colour photographs.
£11.00
£3.20

Today's Railways Review of the Year. Volume 1. Johnston, Howard and Steven Knight, Platform 5, 1988. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0906579821. 144 pages. 850g. Blue cloth boards MINT in a Near MINT d/w. A comprehensive review of all the major British railway events of 1987. Illustrated with b/w & colour photographs.
£10.00
£3.20

Today's Railways Review of the Year. Volume 2.. Carter, David & Fox, Peter (Editors) , PLATFORM 5 PUBLISHING LTD, 1989. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0906579929. 144 pages. 850g. Blue cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. A comprehensive review of all the major British railway events of 1988. Illustrated with b/w & colour photographs.
£10.00
£3.20

Today's Railways Review of the Year. Volume 3.. Carter, David & Fox, Peter (Editors) , PLATFORM 5 PUBLISHING LTD, 1990. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1872524087. 144 pages. 850g. Blue cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. A comprehensive review of all the major British railway events of 1989. Illustrated with b/w & colour photographs.
£10.00
£3.20

Track. Pike, Jim., Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2001. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0750926929. 154 pages. 700g. Black cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings. A history of the permanent way including the engineering advances in recent years, such as the substitution of comcrete for wooden sleepers, continuously welded rail and the mechanisation of tracklaying.
£14.00
£3.20

Track Layout Diagrams of the Southern Railway and BR S.R. section S.1 Bournemouth and East Dorset . Pryer, G. A. & Paul, A. V., Published by the author, 1980. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 32 pages, 200g. Spiral bound soft card covers creased to bottom front corner, Very Good. Illustrated with track diagrams.
£12.00
£2.95

Tracks on Canvas - The Railway Paintings of Philip D. Hawkins. Hawkins, Philip D. , Oxford Publishing Co., 1998. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0860935388. 96 pages. 1.2Kg. Large Oblong format blue cloth boards FINE in a Very Good d/w with 2 small tears to bottom front edges. Illustrated with more than 50 full page colour paintings, along with many b/w sketches by the author who is a past President of the 'Guild of Railway Artists'.
£10.00
£3.50

Tracks to Disaster. Vaughan, Adrian, Ian Allan Ltd, 2003. Revised Paperback Edition. ISBN: 0711029857. 176 pages. 420g. Pictorial soft card covers Near MINT. Illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings. Details 20 separate accidents on British Rail, from 1975 - 1999.
£8.00
£2.95

Train Driver - A Railway Career Memoir.. Taylor, Roger, Warners Group Publications, 2008. 1st Edition. ISBN: 9781907292057. 128 pages, 755g. Pictorial laminated boards Near MINT. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs and drawings.
£4.00
£3.20

The Train Now Departing - Personal Memories of the Last Days of Steam. Ivo Peters, BBC Books, 1988. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0563206969. 168 pages. 670g. Green cloth boards FINE in a Near FINE d/w. Published to accompany BBC TV series illustrated with classic b/w photographs of Ivo Peters and 16 pages in colour.
£3.50
£2.95
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