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 Herring, Peter,, YESTERDAY'S RAILWAYS.
Herring, Peter,
YESTERDAY'S RAILWAYS.
David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 2002, 1st edn., 288pp, half tone photo pictorial half title and double title, coloured and half tone ills. throughout, coloured endpapers, large format (11 x 8.5 inches approx.), laminated half tone photo pictorial montage boards with matching dustwrapper, decorative head and tail bands,a celebration mainly of the days of steam with a small section on diesel, when the railways were a source of national pride and were not just a means of travel for the population but the main means of the supply of raw materials for industry and the distribution of manufactured goods, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed and creased at extrems., fine in a near fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41193
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Keywords: transport railways steam

 
Hollingsworth, Brian,
THE PLEASURES OF RAILWAYS - A Journey by Train through the Delectable Country of Enthusiasm for Railways.
Allen Lane / Penguin, London, 1983, 1st edn., 154pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., a few line ills. in text, green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, col'd photo pictorial dustwrapper, written by a fromer engineer with Great Western and British Rail, a book celebrating the joys of travel by railway, fine in a fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 28642
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Keywords: steam railway travel india south africa

 Hornsby, David,, OCEAN SHIPS.
Hornsby, David,
OCEAN SHIPS.
Ian Allan, Shepperton, 2000, 1st issue of 12th edn., 224pp, half tone photo pictorial half title and double title, half tone photo ills. throughout, laminated coloured pictorial boards, divided into two: Passenger Liners and Cruise Ships; Cargo Vessels and Tankers, a comprehensive illustrated guide to the merchant ships of the world, with details of main company name, flag of registration, funnel and hull colours, year of completion, tonnage, dimensions, speed, etc., faintly bumped at tips, no dustwrapper, very good,
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Book number: 39386
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Keywords: transport maritime ocean passenger liners cruise ships cargo vessels tankers

 
Hurst, Ronald and Hurst, Leslie R. (eds.),
PILOT ERROR - The Human Factors.
BCA, London, 1982, club (2nd) edn., [ii blank], x, 185pp, [xi blank], diagrams and line drawings in text, black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, this sceond edition is described as retaining only one of the original chapters from the first edition, the study having evolved and contributions extended, with contributions from a number of eminent authorities covering subjects which include: the basic principles of human error, accident prevention, pilot judgementflight-deck automation, controlled flight into terrain accidents, system induced errors, mid-air collisions, human factors in air-traffic control, etc., a few faint fox marks at edges, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems. and tiny snag upper edge, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41441
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Keywords: transport aviation aircraft crashes pilot error

 
Ireland, Bernard,
THE BUSY CHANNEL.
Ian Allan, Shepperton, 1981, 1st edn., 144pp, photo montage pictorial title, numerous in text half tone photo ills., black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, the major commercial waterway of Europe, the vessels using the English Channel have been photographed and a selection is presented here covering a wide range of types, from ferries to warships, tugs to supertankers, under a variety of national flags, lightly rubbed at tips, ink name and date top cnr. front free endpaper, slightly musty, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 35196
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Keywords: transport maritime marine dover strait coasters traders containers ferries cargo warships fishing liners tugs

 Jerram, Michael F.,, BIPLANES.
Jerram, Michael F.,
BIPLANES.
Michael Joseph, London, 1982, 1st edn., 192pp, half tone photo pictorial half title, coloured photo pictorial double title, in text facsimiles and numerous coloured and half tone photo ills., large format (12 x 9.5 inches approx.), turquoise cloth lettered in gilt at spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, lavishly illustrated account of biplanes from the Wright Brothers' 'Flyer' of 1904 to the end of WW2 and the Gladiator and Swordfish, with the numerous types between, lightly rubbed at tips, dustwrapper: price clipped, lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 36026
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Keywords: transport aviation

 
Lobley, Douglas,
SHIPS THROUGH THE AGES.
Galley Press, London, 1979, 144pp, numerous in text line, half tone and col'd illustrations, large format 11.5 x 8.5 inches, wrapround pictorial cloth lettered in white at spine, col'd photo pictorial dustwrapper, an account of ships and the men who designed them from the hollowed out tree trunks and bundles of reeds through Greek war galleys, Viking ships, 300 years of wooden sailing ships, the combination of sail and steam, to ironclads, all steel ships and nuclear power, lightly rubbed at tips, top edge faintly foxed, dustwrapper: price clipped, lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 28138
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Keywords: ships sail sailing maritime travel transport ironclad steam

 
Mason, Francis K. and Windrow, Martin C.,
KNOW AVIATION.
George Philip, London, 1973, 1st edn., 244pp, numerous in text coloured photo ills., monotone ills. and maps, light blue cloth lettered and lined in gilt at spine, decorative headband, coloured photo pictorial dustwrapper, an authoritative account of aviation comprising an extensive chronology of the history of flight, surveys of the world's air forces, the airlines, a narrative history of some classic aircraft, a reference section of civil and military aircraft and brief biographical details of some of aviation's outstanding personalities, etc., lightly rubbed at extrems., faint mark upper board, edges tanned, dustwrapper: price clipped, lightly rubbed at extrems., a little sunned at spine and some small marks, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 35201
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Keywords: transport aviation

 Maxtone-Graham, John (intro., ed. and annotated by),, TITANIC SURVIVOR : THE MEMOIRS OF VIOLET JESSOP STEWARDESS.
Maxtone-Graham, John (intro., ed. and annotated by),
TITANIC SURVIVOR : THE MEMOIRS OF VIOLET JESSOP STEWARDESS.
Budding Books, Stroud, 1999, trade paperback, x, 238pp, [viii] ads., pictorial upper wrapper, a slightly misleading title, these are not the memoirs just Titanic survival but the memoirs of a stewardess, born in the Argentine of Irish immigrant parents she spent her working life in liners, from her first liner the 'Orinoco' of the Royal Mail line, joining the White Star line 'Majestic' in 1910, followed by the 'Olympic' and the 'Titanic' (which she relates in some detail), with further recollections of her service as a nurse in WW1, lightly rubbed at tips, faint diag. crease lower cnr. upper wrapper, very good plus,
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Book number: 35336
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Keywords: maritime disaster carpathia white star titanic cruise liner iceberg memoir stewardess

 Merideth, Lee W.,, 1912 FACTS ABOUT TITANIC.
Merideth, Lee W.,
1912 FACTS ABOUT TITANIC.
Savas Publishing, Mason City, Iowa, ND (circa 1999), reprint, paperback, 224pp, half tone photo ills. in text, large format (9 x 6 inches approx.), half tone photo pictorial upper wrapper, from the blurb: "...jammed with little known and often shocking information..." about the world's most famous ocean liner which sank in 1912, lightly rubbed at tips, cnr.s slightly inclined to curl, very good,
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Book number: 38688
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Keywords: maritime disaster carpathia white star titanic cruise liner iceberg

 Middleton, Commander E. W., VRD, RNVR,, LIFEBOATS OF THE WORLD.
Middleton, Commander E. W., VRD, RNVR,
LIFEBOATS OF THE WORLD.
Blandford Press, Poole, 1977, 1st edn., 256pp, numerous in text coloured and half tone photos and ills., maps and diagrams, light blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, pictorial endpapers, coloured photo pictorial dustwrapper, described as 'a Pocket Encyclopaedia of Sea Rescue' but of rather larger than pocket size at about 8 x 5.5 inches, lightly rubbed at tips, upper and lower edges of bds.a little sunned, slightly musty, dustwrapper: price clipped, lightly rubbed at tips amd sl. sunned at spine, small abrasion lower panel, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 35202
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Keywords: miscellaneous maritime lifeboat rnli

 
Milburn, H. E.,
MOTOR-CARS TO-DAY.
Oxford University Press, London, 1956, 1st edn., 295pp, half tone photo and line drawings ills., no dustwrapper good,
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Book number: 11833
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Keywords: transport motor history

 Moody, Bert,, OCEAN SHIPS.
Moody, Bert,
OCEAN SHIPS.
Ian Allan, London, 1974, 5th edn., 352pp, half tone photo ills. in text, black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, the current fleet lists of the principal ocean-going merchant shipping companies of the world with a section on cruise ships, with over 300 photographs of mainly the newer vessels, slightly cocked, lightly rubbed and bumped at tips, dustwrapper: rubbed with sl loss at tips and spine ends, repaired to reverse, lightly soiled, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41195
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Keywords: transport ocean ships maritime cargo ships cruise liners tankers

 
Morgan, Bryan (ed.),
THE RAILWAY-LOVER'S COMPANION.
Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1963, 1st edn., 555pp, half tone pictorial eps., numerous in text line ills., blue cloth lettered in silver on black, top edge coloured, pictorial dustwrapper, 'a wealth of writing on railways and trains' covering the history and development and celebrating the men and machines, lightly rubbed at spine ends and tips, dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems., slight separating of laminate from surface at hinges, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 23079
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Keywords: railways britain ellis lloyd francis acworth pendleton simmons nock steam

 Morris, Stephen C.,, BRITISH BUSES SINCE 1945.
Morris, Stephen C.,
BRITISH BUSES SINCE 1945.
Ian Allan, London, 1995, 1st edn., 128pp, half tone photo pictorial half title and double title, half tone photo ills. throughout, half tone photo pictorial endpapers, large format (9.5 x 7 inches approx.), light green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured photo pictorial dustwrapper, in the Ian Allan Transport Library series, a history of the bus in Great Britain since the end of World War 2 through the various manufacturers based in Britain that have been active since 1945, a companion volume to the same publisher's 'British Buses before 1945' by John Aldridge, lightly bumped at upper tips, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, very good in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41196
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Keywords: transport british buses post-ww2

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