Chapter 1: Railways
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A Century of Locomotives : 1872-1972
Rivarossi, Treni Elettrici, Como. 1972. Softcover. 128 pages (complete). A much owned copy. Landscape format. The covers are much worn, creased, rubbed and marked all about. They are resolutely secure and sure. The contents have evidence of contented use throughout. The pages have wear about the edges from handling, there are some user creases. In general and by far, the pages are clean, clear, conscientious, keen. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 93ni
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 11 | JP 1556]

 
Eeufees Van Die Suid-Afrikaanse Spoorweë / Centenary of the South African Railways 1860-1960
Publicity and Travel Department, South African Railways. 1959, First Edition. Softcover. Complete. In English and Afrikaans. A resolute copy. Spiral bound. The wire spirals are healthy. The pages are worn against the spirals but secure. The covers are shabby. They are worn, scuffed, marked all about. They are placid and sure. The contents are benign. They have evidence of contented use throughout. The pages have some light wear, rashes of light foxing. They are comfortable, certain, convivial, clean, clear. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 19is
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.75 | £UK 22 | JP 3113]

 
Eeufees Van Die Suid-Afrikaanse Spoorwee / Centenary of the South African Railways 1860-1860
Publicity and Travel Department, South African Railways. 1959, First Edition. Softcover. Complete. In English and Afrikaans. Ex school library copy with consequent labels, stamps, wear, tear, marks. Extra articles on railways have been inserted at the back of the book. Spiral binding: worn but hale. The book has a clear film protective cover. The covers are much worn, marked, scuffed all about. The contents have evidence of avid use throughout. They are mild-mannered, clean and clear, certain against the spirals, competent. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 4me
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.75 | £UK 22 | JP 3113]

 
First Class : 14th South African National Model Railway Convention 2009 Gauteng - If I Were a Millionaire - the Inspiration Behind Richard Pelczarski
South African National Model Railway Convention. 2009. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Complete. A very smart copy. Inscribed by Richard Pelczarksi and his wife, Glenda, on the frontispage. The dustjacket has some scuffing, wear from handling and shelving. It is secure and sure. Full leather boards. The boards are handsome, healthy. The contents are very neat, tidy. They are clear, clean, bright, fresh, eager - as if new throughout! fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Near Fine/Good. Signed.
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Book number: 33mb
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.75 | £UK 18.5 | JP 2594]

 
Gedenkboek Uitgegeven Ter Gelegenheid Der Feestelykeopening Van Den Delagoabaaispoorweg - Lourenco Marques-Pretoria
Nederlandsche Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorweg-Maatschappij, Amsterdam. 1895, First Edition. Hardcover. Complete. In Dutch throughout. An agreeable copy of this charmingly designed book. Book designed by H P Berlage in Amsterdam, bound by J Brandt & Zoon also in Amsterdam. The boards have stamped decoration with some colour and gilt. They have wear about all edges, corners, seams, both faces. They have scuffing, handling and storage marks. The spine, with wear to the head and foot, also has age and shelving wear along the length. The boards retain their grandeur. The papertrims have flecks of foxing, some age discolouration. However, the pages are pleasing. They are thick, healthy, attractive, elegant, dignified, clean and clear, benevolent, conscientious, smart, most gratifying. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 78qu
USD 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 287.75 | £UK 256 | JP 36313]

 
ARMITAGE, MERLE
Homage to the Santa Fe : Atchison Topeka &Amp; Santa Fe Railway : The Many Facets of Big Time Railroading
Manzanita Press, Yucca Valley, California. 1973, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 141 pages (complete). An agreeable copy. The paper dustjacket has some wear, scuffing and marking. It is comfortably secure. The boards are bright, neat, good-looking. The contents are clean, clear, diligent, generous, genial and certain. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/Fair.
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Book number: bozp
USD 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 8.25 | JP 1141]
Catalogue: Railways

 
ARMITAGE, MERLE
Homage to the Santa Fe : Atchison Topeka &Amp; Santa Fe Railway : The Many Facets of Big Time Railroading
Manzanita Press, Yucca Valley, California. 1973, Limited. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 141 pages (complete). An unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 250 copies. Signed by Merle Armitage on the certification page. A comfortable copy. The dustjacket has scuffing, marks and some wear. It is sure and contented. The boards are neat. Within, the contents are mild-mannered, most diligent, clean, clear, certain and congenial. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: bozq
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 49.5 | £UK 44 | JP 6225]
Catalogue: Railways

 
BELL, A MORTON
Locomotives : Their Construction, Maintenance and Operation - with Notes on Electric and Internal Combustion Locomotives - 2 Vols
Virtue & Company Limited, London. 1946, Fifth edition. Hardcover. Two volumes (complete). The volumes are robust, sturdy, sound. The covers are worn, scuffed, marked from use, shelving. They are placid, even anticipatory. The contents are a little aged here and there. There is foxing and tanning fore and aft. The contents of both books are assiduous, diligent, keen, clean, clear, very certain and assured. Please note that due to the weight of the books, should the set need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage charges may be required. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 96is
USD 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.75 | £UK 17.75 | JP 2490]

 
COPSEY, JOHN (ED)
Great Western Railyway Journal (Incorporating the Post Nationalization Scene) - No 12 Autumn 1994
Wild Swan Publications Ltd, Didcot. 1994. Softcover. 43 pages (complete). Pp 485-528 as intended. A benign copy. The covers have user creases and wear. The contents are comfortable, clean, clear, competent and certain. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: btgx
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10 | £UK 9 | JP 1245]
Catalogue: Railways

 
DORSEY, EDWARD BATES ; EVANS, W W ; CLARKE, THOMAS C ; NORTH, EDWARD P
English and American Railroads Compared
John Wiley & Sons, New York. 1887, 2nd Edition83me. Hardcover. 140 pages with folded charts and diagrams (complete). Ex-library (New Consolidated Gold Fields Ltd. Department of Mechanical Engineer) copy with consequent stamps, annotations, marks, wear, usage. The boards are assured. They have wear, scuffing, marks from handling and shelving. The stamped gilt titling is bright. The boards are sound and steady. The contents are in most pleasing condition. They are tight, very clean and clear, healthy, diligent, fresh-faced. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 83me
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 49.5 | £UK 44 | JP 6225]

 
ENGELBRECHT, G D (COMPILER)
Die Avontuurspoorlyn En Die Appeltrein
S A Railways, Port Elizabeth. 1987. Softcover. 41 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Signed by H L van der Westhuizen whose idea this venture was (dated: 2003.01.21). A much owned copy. The card covers are much worn, marked. The stapled spine is healthy. The covers are benign and sure. The contents have evidence of contented use throughout. The pages are relaxed, contented, clean, clear, diligent, keen. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 21it
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 | £UK 20.5 | JP 2905]

 
[HEAD, F B]
Stokers and Pokers : Or, the London and North-Western Railway, the Electric Telegraph, and the Railway Clearing-House
John Murray, London. 1861, 2nd Edition. Hardcover. 224 pages (complete). Ex-library (Public Library Murrayburg) copy with consequent stamps, wear, marks. A much worn copy. The covers have marks, wear and stains from storage. The early pages have storage marks and wear. Many pages are uncut! The pages are clean, clear, contented. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bses
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.75 | £UK 22 | JP 3113]
Catalogue: Railways

 
HEYDENRYCH, HEINIE ; MARTIN, BRUNO
Natal Mainline Story
HSRC Press, Pretoria. 1992, Limited. (ISBN: 0796911517). Hardcover. 176 pages (complete). Hand-numbered number 5 of a very limited edition of 10 (ten) copies. Signed by Heydenrych on the frontispage (dated: 6 Nov. 1992). Full leather. Landscape format. Included: a typed full description from Frank R Thorold (Booksellers). A most handsome copy. Green leather boards are very smart, healthy. Gold titling: fresh. The spine has some scuffing-wear to the seams. The title-page has rubbing marks. The contents (which are quite fascinating, even enthralling) are very clean, clear, diligent, neat, well-ordered, most generous - as if new! An excellent book. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Near Fine/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 72kw
USD 340.00 [Appr.: EURO 279.5 | £UK 248.5 | JP 35276]
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SCHNEIDER, ASCANIO ; MASE, ARMIN
Katastrophen Auf Schienen : Eisenbahnunfalle, Ihre Ursachen Und Folgen
Orell Fussli Verlag, Zurich. 1968, First Edition. Hardcover. 307 pages (complete). In German throughout. A neat copy of this investigation into the causes and consequences of railway accidents. The boards are tidy, steady, sound. The contents are mild-mannered. They are tight, earnest, clean, clean, assured, certain. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 89nf
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 | £UK 7.5 | JP 1038]

 
TEIXEIRA, MARIA LUISA NORTON PINTO ; RAW, HEATHER (ED)
Railways of Moçambique - 100 Years
Manica Moambique / CFM-Moambique Railways. 1995, Special. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 70 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy of this history of the Moambique railways, re-issued to mark the centenary of the Maputo-Pretoria line. The dustjacket has wear about the edges and seams, some light scuffing. It is comfortable and sure. The boards are handsome, healthy, sound. The contents are in excellent condition. They are very clean and clear, proud and certain, generous and confident, engaging and diligent. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Near Fine/Fair.
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Book number: 11ix
USD 46.00 [Appr.: EURO 38 | £UK 33.75 | JP 4773]

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