Our Railway History. Part One [with] Part Two [with] Part Three. COMPLETE SET IN THE ORIGINAL WARTIME PARTS
"[Privately Printed, 1944]" "3 vols., sm. 8vo., First Edition, with numerous plates and continuous pagination; original photographic wrappers, covers very lightly age-soiled on (predominantly white) areas else a near fine set. Due to wartime restrictions, this important survey was first issued in three separate parts, continuously paginated to facilitate binding in a single volume (the titles to Parts Two and Three carry instructions to this effect). The wrappers are lettered in red, green and blue respectively. The coverage is as follows: Part One: London & North Western, Great Western, Midland, North Eastern, Great Northern; Part Two: Great Eastern, Lancashire & Yorkshire, Great Central, London & South Western, London Brighton & South Coast, South Eastern & Chatham; Part Three: North British, Caledonian, Glasgow & South Western, Highland, Great North of Scotland. The first appearance in book form was the second edition of 1945. A very attractive set and scarce in this condition. Ottley, 5601."
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Book number: 21987
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