Chapter 1: Railways
found: 10 books

 
Eeufees Van Die Suid-Afrikaanse Spoorwe? / 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. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 19is
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.5 | £UK 23.25 | JP¥ 3323]

 
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. Good/Fair.
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Book number: bozp
USD 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 | £UK 8.5 | JP¥ 1218]
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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. Very Good/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: bozq
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53 | £UK 46.25 | JP¥ 6646]
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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. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 96is
USD 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 18.5 | JP¥ 2658]

 
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. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: btgx
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.25 | JP¥ 1329]
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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. Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 21it
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.75 | £UK 21.5 | JP¥ 3101]

 
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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. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bses
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.5 | £UK 23.25 | JP¥ 3323]
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LUKE, MONTE
Riders of the Steel Highways, the History of Australia's Commonwealth Railways 1912-1975
V M & B M Luke, Port Augusta, South Australia. 1997, First Edition. (ISBN: 0646346520). Softcover, with dust jacket. 551 pages (complete). A large book born of passion and diligence. The covers are genial, tight. They have some light user wear about the edges and corners. They are neat and secure. The page trims have thumbing marks and handling wear. The contents are very confident. They are cleanly produced, clean in maintenance. They are clear, certain, contented and competent. A detailed, almost personal book. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bqiq
USD 118.00 [Appr.: EURO 104.25 | £UK 90.75 | JP¥ 13070]
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Keywords: 0646346520

 
TEIXEIRA, MARIA LUISA NORTON PINTO ; RAW, HEATHER (ED)
Railways of Mo?Ambique - 100 Years
Manica Mo?ambique / CFM-Mo?ambique Railways. 1995, Special. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 70 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy of this history of the Mo?ambique 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. Near Fine/Fair.
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Book number: 11ix
USD 46.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.75 | £UK 35.5 | JP¥ 5095]

 
ZURNAMER, BERNARD
The Locomotives of the South African Railways
The Author. 1970, First Edition. Hardcover. 138 pages (complete). A careful, diligent copy. Red buckram cover that is smart and sound. It has light marking and some mild wear to the corners and some edges. The frontispage (marked from handling and storage) has a short gift inscription (not from the author). Within, the contents are, at times, tenuous. In general though, the pages are certain and assured. The pages are clean, clear, generous. A still competent and even yet amiable book. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bpba
USD 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 79.5 | £UK 69.25 | JP¥ 9969]
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