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ALLEN, CECIL J.,
BRITISH PACIFIC LOCOMOTIVES.
Ian Allan, London, 1962, 1st edn., 240pp, half tone frontis, 48pp half tone plates, in text tables, purple cloth lettered in silver, pictorial dustwrapper, a detailed review of British Pacific locomotive history, a little shaken, rubbed at extrems., spine ends sunned, 3/4 inch nick in cloth top lower joint, dustwrapper: well rubbed, chipped at spine ends, internally repaired, good plus in a good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 23104
GBP 10.40 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 13.32 | JP¥ 1494]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: railways steam stanier pacifics

 
ALLEN, G. FREEMAN,
BRITISH RAILWAYS - TODAY AND TOMORROW.
Ian Allan, London, 1960, 2nd edn., 196pp, col'd frontis, 48pp half tone plates, in text tables and diagrams, yellow cloth lettered in black, pictorial dustwrapper, a contemporary survey of the modernised British Railways as a whole, a little bumped at cnrs., dustwrapper: lightly rubbed and creased at extrems., some sl. surface loss, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 23093
GBP 9.90 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 12.68 | JP¥ 1422]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: railways modernisation

 ANON.,, THE MORRIS MINOR (SERIES "MM") OPERATION MANUAL.
ANON.,
THE MORRIS MINOR (SERIES "MM") OPERATION MANUAL.
Morris Motors, Cowley Oxford, ND, 7th edn., paperback, 78pp, half tone illustration and in text line drawings and diagrams, folding Lubrication Chart, side stapled card wrappers about 9 x 6 inches, the original handbook as issued with every Morris Minor 'MM' (but also sold separately at 2/6), with general technical data and illustrated routine operating, service and maintenance instructions for the owner, etc., rubbed at extrems., cnrs. inclined to curl, staples a little rusty, overall light soiling, light staining to first and last pages, good,
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Book number: 35270
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.41 | JP¥ 718]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: motor morris minor mm manual
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AWDRY, REV. W. AND COOK, CHRIS (EDS.),
A GUIDE TO THE STEAM RAILWAYS OF BRITAIN.
Book Club Assoc., London, 1979, club edn., 240pp, maps at eips, half tone frontis, 8pp col'd plates, numerous in text maps and half tone ills., navy blue cloth gilt, pictorial dustwrapper, a guide/gazetteer of where to see preserved steam railways in action, sl. shelf rubbing lower edges, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 23101
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.25 | JP¥ 1149]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: railways steam museums societies sites

 
BAKER, MICHAEL,
THE CHANGING WESTERN SCENE 1948-1984.
Ian Allan, London, 1984, 1st edn., 112pp, numerous in text half tone photo ills., dark green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, col'd photo pictorial dustwrapper, an account of the changes to the service and rolling stock of the Great Western Railway since 1948 when it was nationalised and became part of British Rail, dustwrapper lightly rubbed at tips, fine in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 28651
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 US$ 8.33 | JP¥ 934]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: steam gwr london western region railway great britain

 BEILBY, ALEC,, HEROES ALL! - The Story of the RNLI.
BEILBY, ALEC,
HEROES ALL! - The Story of the RNLI.
Patrick Stephens, Yeovil, 1994, 3rd imp., 225pp incl. 8pp col'd ills and numerous in text half tone ills., maps at endpapers, dark blue cloth lettered in gilt at spsine, col'd photo pictorial dustwrapper, a history of the Royal National Lifeboat Instititution, the volunteer rescue service that operates around the coast of Great Britain and Ireland to aid those in distress at sea, in all weathers, with details of many of the stations, their boats and major incidents attended, slightly cocked, dustwrapper; price clipped, very lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 32043
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.22 | JP¥ 2155]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: maritime rescue lifeboat great britain ireland shipwreck mayday rnli
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 BENHAM, HERVEY,, THE SALVAGERS.
BENHAM, HERVEY,
THE SALVAGERS.
Essex County Newspapers, Colchester, 1980, 1st edn., xii, 212pp, 12pp half tone ills, line ills. in text, maps at endpapers, (invalid ISBN), brown cloth lettered in gilt at spine, pictorial dustwrapper, an account of the pre-lifeboat days when ships and crews which foundered on the sandbanks off the Essex and Suffolk coasts were in the hands of the salvagers, risking their lives one day to rescue the crew and the next to strip and pillage the ship of everything they could lay their hands on, with a chronology of notable events and wrecks from 1671 to 1910, lightly rubbed at tips, tiny bump fore-edge upper board and light impressed marks lower board, dustwrapper: price clipped, a little rubbed at spine ends and tips, sunning to spine and upper panel, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 32925
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 US$ 23.06 | JP¥ 2586]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: transport sea maritime coast essex suffolk lifeboat salvage wreck sandbank rescue rnli
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 BONAVIA, MICHAEL R.,, A HISTORY OF THE LNER : lll. THE LAST YEARS,  1939-48.
BONAVIA, MICHAEL R.,
A HISTORY OF THE LNER : lll. THE LAST YEARS, 1939-48.
Book Club Associated, London, 1985, club edn., 103pp, half tone photo ills. throughout, black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, half tone photo pictorial dustwrapper, the third volume of the history of the LNER trilogy, lightly rubbed at tips, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 38734
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 7.05 | JP¥ 790]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: transport railways steam lner
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 BONAVIA, MICHAEL R.,, A HISTORY OF THE LNER - ll. THE AGE OF THE STREAMLINERS, 1934-39.
BONAVIA, MICHAEL R.,
A HISTORY OF THE LNER - ll. THE AGE OF THE STREAMLINERS, 1934-39.
Studio Editions / George Allen and Unwin, London, 1990, reprint, 107pp, half tone photo ills. throughout, black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, half tone photo pictorial dustwrapper, the second volume of the history of the LNER trilogy, lightly rubbed at tips, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, a little sunned at spine, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 38733
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 7.05 | JP¥ 790]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: transport railways steam lner
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 BONDS, RAY (ED.),, THE ILLUSTRATED DIRECTORY OF A CENTURY OF FLIGHT.
BONDS, RAY (ED.),
THE ILLUSTRATED DIRECTORY OF A CENTURY OF FLIGHT.
Greenwich Editions / Salamander, London, 2005, reprint, paperback, 360pp, coloured and half tone photo ills. throughout, pictorial wrappers, non-standrad pocket book format about 8.5 x 4.5 inches, more than 300 photographs of aircraft of all types and of their pilots, from the earliest days of flying to the present, light vertical creasing to spine, very good,
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Book number: 41436
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 7.05 | JP¥ 790]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: tranport aviation flight aircraft directory
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 BONIFACE, JEAN-MICHEL AND JEUDY, JEAN-GABRIEL,, THE GMC 6X6 AND DUKW - A UNIVERSAL TRUCK.
BONIFACE, JEAN-MICHEL AND JEUDY, JEAN-GABRIEL,
THE GMC 6X6 AND DUKW - A UNIVERSAL TRUCK.
Frederick Warne, London, ND (copyright 1980), 1st edn. UK, 254pp incl. 15pp of coloured drawings and photo ills., numerous half tone photo ills. in text, line drawings, panoramic photo endpapers, large landscape format about 9 x 10 inches, laminated half tone photo pictorial boards, in the Warne's Transport Library series, originally publsihed in France this is an account of the General Motor Co.'s 6 wheel drive two and a half ton truck, first produced in the early 1941 and in service with the US Army until 1956 over 800,000 were produced and its life with other nations was far longer, used for both military and civilian purposes and in numerous variants both long and short wheelbase, including general freight, personnel carriers, amphibious (DUKWs), fuel bowsers, mobile workshops, missile launchers, fire trucks, etc.rubbed with slight surface loss at spine ends and cnrs., no dustwrapper, very good,
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Book number: 41053
GBP 40.50 [Appr.: EURO 45.75 US$ 51.89 | JP¥ 5819]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: military transport war ww2 gms general motor company deuce half 6x6 dukw cckw armour armor afv
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 BRITTAIN, SIR HARRY,, BY AIR.
BRITTAIN, SIR HARRY,
BY AIR.
Hutchinson, London, 1933, 1st edn., 294pp, half tone photo pictorial frontis, 62pp half tone photo ills., black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, an account of the development and achievements of British civil aviation, with a section on the Royal Air Force, a time when Imperial Airways had established routes around the world and Croydon was London's airport, lightly rubbed at extrems., edges tanned, no dustwrapper, very good,
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Book number: 42466
GBP 26.50 [Appr.: EURO 30 US$ 33.95 | JP¥ 3808]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: transport aircraft imperial airways
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 BROOKS, J. A.,, RAILWAY GHOSTS.
BROOKS, J. A.,
RAILWAY GHOSTS.
Jarrolds, Norwich, ND (copyright 1985), 1st edn., trade paperback, 144pp, many in text half tone and line ills., col'd pictorial wrappers, sixteen stories of the supernatural from the golden age of steam in Britain, paper tanned, very good plus,
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Book number: 28662
GBP 4.80 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 6.15 | JP¥ 690]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: steam railway great britain ghosts supernatural halloween
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 BROOKS, J. A.,, RAILWAY GHOSTS.
BROOKS, J. A.,
RAILWAY GHOSTS.
Jarrolds, Norwich, ND (copyright 1985), reprint, trade paperback, 144pp, many in text half tone and line ills., col'd pictorial wrappers, sixteen stories of the supernatural from the golden age of steam in Britain, fine,
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Book number: 28663
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.69 | JP¥ 862]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: steam railway great britain ghosts supernatural halloween
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CARTER, ERNEST F.,
UNUSUAL LOCOMOTIVES.
Frederick Muller, London, 1960, 1st edn., 20pp half tone plates, in text line drawings, blue cloth gilt, top edge col'd, pictorial dustwrapper, some famous engine designs, successful and unsuccessful and some for special purposes, bump lower cnr. lower bd., lightly rubbed at tips, one gathering uncoloured as trimming of top edge did not reach it, page number error in illustration list, dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems., sl. loss spine ends, internally repaired, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 23092
GBP 13.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 16.66 | JP¥ 1868]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: railways steam locomotives american continental british

 
CASSERLEY, H. C.,
THE LATER YEARS OF METROPOLITAN STEAM.
D. Bradford Barton, Truro, ND (circa late 1970's), 1st edn., large paperback, 96pp, frontis and many half tone photo ills., large format 8 x 8 inches, half tone pictorial wrappers, a brief account of the Metropolitan Railway, Metropolitan District and the Brill branch, from 1925 until closure in 1971, with many captioned photographs of locomotives, stations and rolling stock, fine,
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Book number: 28661
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.69 | JP¥ 862]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: steam railway great britain metropolitan district grill neasden aylesbury chesham amersham rickmansworth chorley wood

 CASSERLEY, H. C.,, STEAM LOCOMOTIVES OF BRITISH RAILWAYS.
CASSERLEY, H. C.,
STEAM LOCOMOTIVES OF BRITISH RAILWAYS.
Hamlyn, London, 1978, 3rd edn., 3rd imp., 484pp, numerous half tone photo ills., navy blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured photo pictorial dustwrapper, a comprehensive account of the final era of the steam locomotive in Great Britain, from Nationalisation in January 1948 to August 1968, an illustrated record of all the locomotives acquired from the four constituent groups and all those built subsequently up to March, 1960, upper edge lightly marked, dustwrapper: price clipped, lightly rubbed and creased at extrems., very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 38678
GBP 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 US$ 14.09 | JP¥ 1580]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: transport steam locomotives british railways great western southern lms lner
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CLAY, JOHN F. (AND J. CLIFFE),
THE STANIER BLACK FIVES.
Ian Allan, London, 1974, 2nd imp., 96pp, 24pp half tone plates, in text tables, black cloth lettered in silver, pictorial dustwrapper, the story of the most versatile class in locomotive history, lightly bumped lower cnrs., dustwrapper: a little rubbed at extrems., very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 23084
GBP 8.40 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.76 | JP¥ 1207]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: railways steam

 COLLINS, L. M.,, GREAT WESTERN STEAM IN ACTION.
COLLINS, L. M.,
GREAT WESTERN STEAM IN ACTION.
D. Bradford Barton, Truro, ND (copyright 1973), 95pp, half tone photo pictorial frontis, half tone photo ills. throughout, [i] ads., black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, half tone photo pictorial dustwrapper, scenes from all parts of the Western region after nationalisation, recalling the days when pannier tanks worked pick-up freights on the branches, paired on the passenger turns by one or two of the prairie tanks, when 'Halls' and 'Granges' were commonplace from Chester to Penzance and when 'Castles' and 'Kings' were the pride of Plymouth and Paddington, light foxing to endpapers and title, dustwrapper: light foxing to reverse, vary good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41185
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.25 | JP¥ 1149]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: transport railways great westerm region steam
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COOKE, STENSON,
THIS MOTORING - Being the Romantic Story of the Automobile Association,.
Automobile Association, London, ND, 268pp, ii pp ads., frontis port., yellow cloth covered boards, lettered in black at spine and upper board, an account of the birth and early days of the Automobile Association, lightly bumped tail of spine, ink signature front free endpaper, no dustwrapper, very good,
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Book number: 11831
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.69 | JP¥ 862]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: travel history social motor britain england

 COSTER, GRAHAM,, CORSAIRVILLE - The Lost Domain of the Flying Boat.
COSTER, GRAHAM,
CORSAIRVILLE - The Lost Domain of the Flying Boat.
Penguin, Harmondsworth, 2001, trade paperback, [xii], 276pp, 24pp half tone photo ills., 2 maps and half tone ills. in text, photo pictorial wrappers, an account of the salvage one of Imperial Airways 'Empire' flying boats, the 'Corsair', which was damaged in landing when off course in the Belgian Congo in 1939, with anecdotes of travel by flying boat through British Empire and an account of some flying boats still providing a passenger service in the Caribbean and Alaska, lightly rubbed at tips, cnrs. upper wrapper slightly inclined to curl, edges tanned,
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Book number: 41013
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 8.97 | JP¥ 1006]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: transport aviation flying boat travel imperial airways
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 CUTHBERT, GEOFFREY,, FLYING TO THE SUN - Quarter century of Britannia Airways, Europe's leading leisure airline.
CUTHBERT, GEOFFREY,
FLYING TO THE SUN - Quarter century of Britannia Airways, Europe's leading leisure airline.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1987, 1st edn., 160pp, coloured pictorial double title, map, diagrams, line drawings, coloured and half tone ills. throughout, coloured endpapers,oversize (11.5 x 8.5 inches approx.), navy blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, a history of Britannia Airways on its 25th birthday, founded in 1962 by Ted Langton with three secondhand piston engined Lockheed Contellations, the company capitalised on the growing package holiday industry and by the time of publication of this history had become Britains leading holiday airline flying over thirty Boeing passenger jets, lightly rubbed at tips, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, small chip upper tip lower panel, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41462
GBP 10.50 [Appr.: EURO 12 US$ 13.45 | JP¥ 1509]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: transport aviation britannia airways
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 DEIGHTON, LEN AND SCHWARTZMAN, ARNOLD,, AIRSHIPWRECK.
DEIGHTON, LEN AND SCHWARTZMAN, ARNOLD,
AIRSHIPWRECK.
Book Club Associates, London, 1978, club edn., 73pp, half tone photo pictorial title, half tone ills. throughout, plans at endpapers, large landscape format (8.5 x 10.5 inches approx.), black cloth lettered in silver at spine, decorated in silver upper board, coloured montage dustwrapper, a history of the life and death of the commercial airship, one of the greatest triumphs of structural engineering but also a method of transport in which the incidence of disastrous failure was high and very public, rubbed at extrems. and faintly bumped at upper tips, dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems., tiny chip lower edge upper panel, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 36019
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.61 | JP¥ 1078]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: travel transport airship zeppelin r101 r100 mayfly
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DENTON, BRIAN,
EASTERN SURVEY.
Line One, Cheltenham, ND (copyright 1986), 1st edn., large paperback, 48pp, frontis and many half tone photo ills., map in line, large paperback 8 x 8 inches, col'd pictorial wrappers, a pictorial survey of the locomotives and rolling stock in use on the pre-1966 Eastern Region (London - Doncaster and York incl. East Anglia), during the 1970'd and 80's, lightly rubbed at tips, very good,
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Book number: 28664
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.77 | JP¥ 647]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: diesel electric railway great britain eastern region london doncaster york east anglia

 EATON, JOHN P. AND HAAS, CHARLES A.,, TITANIC : DESTINATION DISASTER - The Legends and the Reality.
EATON, JOHN P. AND HAAS, CHARLES A.,
TITANIC : DESTINATION DISASTER - The Legends and the Reality.
Patrick Stephens, Sparkford, Nr. Yeovil, 1998, reprint, paperback, 184pp, 8pp coloured ills., facsimiles, line drawing, diagram and numerous half tone ills. in text, large format (8.5 x 6 inches approx.), coloured pictorial wrappers, a reprint of the expanded and enlargewd edition in which the story is brought up to date with an account of an account of the disaster and its aftermath with technical data and log, with a new chapter adding details of the struggle for salvage rights, recovery, preservation and exhibition, with fresh evidence on the 'California' mystery, lightly rubbed at tips, very good,
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Book number: 38683
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.25 | JP¥ 1149]
Catalogue: Transport
Keywords: maritime disaster carpathia white star titanic cruise liner iceberg
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