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[M. HARRIS (INTRO.)]
British Locomotive Classes. Principal 'Big Four' Locomotive Classes as at 1945. [Introduction by Michael Harris. Third Edition].
"PRC, [1996]" "Roy. 4to., Third Edition, with numerous photographs in the text; original laminated photographic boards, a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter lightly age-soiled with two closed tears. First published in 1945 and reissued in 1991. Ottley 3077 (recording the second edition)"
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Book number: 13907
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.14 | JP¥ 562]
Keywords: "railways, rail, locomotives, locomotive classes"

 
[LONDON TRANSPORT]
"Re-opening of the City and South London Railway. Monday, the First of December 1924. Some Account of the Origin & History of the Railway and a Description of the New Works. [Facsimile re-issue]."
"[West Farthing Grange, 1990]" "8vo., with photographs and a full-page map in the text; original printed wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, a near fine copy. This high-quality facsimile re-issue was published in a limited numbered edition (this opy no. 1056). Scarce. Astonishingly, not recorded by Ottley."
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Book number: 9595
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.5 US$ 25.71 | JP¥ 2810]
Keywords: "topography, railways, london, underground, northern line, city and south london railway"

 
M.C.V. ALLCHIN
"Locomotives of the Great North of Scotland Railway (illustrated). Types, Building Dates, etc. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY"
"[Railway Hobbies, Southsea, 1950]" "8vo., First Edition, with 24 plates on 8; original printed wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, a near fine copy. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR WITH HIS SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION ON TITLE. Scarce. Ottley, 5875."
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Book number: 8971
GBP 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.75 US$ 36 | JP¥ 3934]
Keywords: "topography, railways, rail, locomotives, great north of scotland"

 
CECIL ALLEN
British Pacific Locomotives.
"Ian Allan, [1962]" "8vo., First Edition, with a frontispiece, 115 plates on 48 and numerous diagrams and tables in the text; cloth, covers very lightly faded at edges else a very good, clean copy in the dustwrapper, the latter a little browned. The standard reference. Ottley, 2911."
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Book number: 1876
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.75 US$ 28.29 | JP¥ 3091]
Keywords: "topography, railways"

 
CECIL J. ALLEN
British Atlantic Locomotives.
"Ian Allan, [1968]" "8vo., First Edition, with 70 plates on 32 and illustrations and tables in the text; cloth, a very good, clean copy in the dustwrapper, the latter browned at backstrip. A standard reference, and companion to the author's volume on the Pacifics. Ottley, 10439."
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Book number: 1889
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.43 | JP¥ 1686]
Keywords: "topography, railways, rail, trains, locomotives, british atlantic"

 
CECIL J. ALLEN
Titled Trains of Great Britain.
"Ian Allan, 1946" "Sm. 8vo., First Edition, with numerous photographs (a number full-page) in the text, small neat signature on title, free endpapers lightly spotted; blue cloth gilt, gilt back, a little shaken but a good, sound copy. Ottley 2778."
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Book number: 13844
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.71 | JP¥ 843]
Keywords: "railways, rail trains, locomotives, titled trains"

 
CECIL J. ALLEN
Titled Trains of Great Britain.
"Ian Allan, [1967]" "8vo., Fifth Edition [appropriately updated], with 66 plates on 32, faint damp-mark affecting blank lower margins of a few leaves only; cloth, a sound, clean copy in the dustwrapper. The first edition of this standard work appeared in 1946. Ottley, 2778 (1st to 3rd editions)"
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Book number: 461
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.43 | JP¥ 1686]
Keywords: "railways, rail trains, locomotives, titled trains"

 
ANON.
A Century of Steam Trains. Century of Steam Trains.
"Brockhampton Press, [1998]" "Sm. folio, First Edition, with numerous coloured and monochrome plates; laminated pictorial boards, a fine copy in the dustwrapper."
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Book number: 13918
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.14 | JP¥ 562]
Keywords: "railways, rail, transport, locomotives, steam trains"

 
(GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY). C. BARMAN
The Great Western Railway's Last Look Forward. Being a Reprint of 'Next Station'.
"David & Charles, Newton Abbot, [1972]" "Sm. 4to., First Edition, with a frontispiece and several full-page illustrations in the text; cloth, a very good, clean copy in the dustwrapper. Updated reissue of the original edition of 1947. Ottley, 6152."
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Book number: 18006
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 21 US$ 23.14 | JP¥ 2529]
Keywords: "mstock, railways, rail, gwr, great western railway"

 
E.G. BARNES
The Rise of the Midland Railway 1844-1874.
"Allen & Unwin, [1966]" "8vo., First Edition, with 16 plates and 43 illustrations and maps (one double-page) in the text; cloth, gilt back, red top, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter very lightly browned with minor loss at back panel and one small scuff on front panel. Ottley 12346."
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Book number: 20030
GBP 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.75 US$ 36 | JP¥ 3934]
Keywords: "mstock, topography, railways, rail, midland railway"

 
R. BELL
The Trade and Railway Outlook. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY
"London and North Eastern Railway Literary Institute, Gateshead, 1928" "8vo., First Edition, small personal book-label on front inside wrapper; original printed wrappers, covers very slightly dust-soiled, small label scar on rear wrapper else a very good, clean copy. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR WITH HIS SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION ON FRONT WRAPPER. A paper read at a Meeting of the Newcastle and Sunderland Railway Lecture and Debating Society, London and North Eastern Railway Literary Institute, October 18th, 1928. Fundamentally a call to railwaymen to meet demands for increased speed and efficiency, the author was Assistant General Manager, London and North Eastern Railway. Scarce. Ottley, 5162."
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Book number: 8969
GBP 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 28 US$ 30.86 | JP¥ 3372]
Keywords: "topography, railways, rail, sunderland, newcastle, gateshead"

 
W.A. BLAKE (ED.)
London Midland Steam Doubleheaded.
"Bradford Barton, [Truro, 1978]" "4to., First Edition, with numerous photographs in the text; cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Ottley, 8317."
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Book number: 10806
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.43 | JP¥ 1686]
Keywords: "mstock, shelfbalb, railways, rail, locomotives, steam, lmr, london midland"

 
F. BOOKER
"The Great Western Railway. A new History. [Second Edition, with extra illustrations]."
"David & Charles, Newton Abbot, [1985]" "8vo., Best Edition, with a frontispiece, illustrated title, 8 coloured plates, 38 monochrome plates and 13 illustrations and maps in the text; cloth, gilt back, a fine copy in the dustwrapper. Considerably expanded version of the original edition of 1977. Ottley, 11804 [1977 edn]"
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Book number: 1830
GBP 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 28 US$ 30.86 | JP¥ 3372]
Keywords: "railways, rail, transport, locomotives, gwr, great western railway"

 
D.L. BRADLEY
The Locomotives of the London Chatham and Dover Railway.
"Railway Correspondence and Travel Society, [Cheltenham], 1960" "8vo., Sole Edition, with a frontispiece, 85 plates on 42 and 2 full-page maps in the text; original printed wrappers, a very good, clean copy. Ottley, 7226."
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Book number: 3128
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.43 | JP¥ 1686]
Keywords: "topography, kent, railways"

 
S. BROOKE
The Railways of Australia.
"Dreamweaver Books, [Sydney, 1986]" "Roy. 8vo., with very numerous photographs (many full-page) in the text, and photographic endpapers; green cloth, upper board and backstrip lettered in white, a near fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. First published in 1984."
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Book number: 21050
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.75 US$ 20.57 | JP¥ 2248]
Keywords: "transport, railways, rail, australia"

 
R. BUCKNALL
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
GBP 48.00 [Appr.: EURO 56 US$ 61.71 | JP¥ 6743]
Keywords: "mstock, railways, rail, rixon bucknall"

 
H.A.V. BULLEID
The Aspinall Era.
"Ian Allan, [Shepperton, 1967]" "8vo., First Edition, with numerous plates, and many illustrations and diagrams in the text, short crease in front free endpaper, fore-edge lightly spotted; cloth, a very good copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. Ottley, 12072."
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Book number: 2701
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.75 US$ 20.57 | JP¥ 2248]
Keywords: "topography, railways"

 
[G.]F. BURTT
LB & SCR Locomotives. An up-to-date Survey from 1870.
"Ian Allan, 1946" "8vo., Sole Edition, with numerous illustrations in the text; original pictorial wrappers, covers a little age-marked else a very good, clean copy. Scarce in this condition. Published in Allan's 'ABC Locomotive' series, this is the first of Burtt's hugely detailed trilogy on the predecessors of the Southern Railway. Ottley, 6685."
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Book number: 16190
GBP 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.75 US$ 36 | JP¥ 3934]
Keywords: "mstock, topography, london, sussex, railways"

 
[G.]F. BURTT
SE & CR Locomotives. A Survey from 1878 to 1923.
"Ian Allan, 1947" "8vo., First Edition, with numerous illustrations in the text; original pictorial wrappers, covers a little age-marked else a very good, clean copy. Scarce in this condition. Published in Allan's 'ABC Locomotive' series, this is the second of Burtt's hugely detailed trilogy on the predecessors of the Southern Railway. Ottley, 7216."
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Book number: 16191
GBP 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 28 US$ 30.86 | JP¥ 3372]
Keywords: "mstock, topography, london, sussex, railways"

 
F. BURTT
L&SWR Locomotives 1872-1923. &SWR Locomotives 1872-1923.
"Ian Allan, [1949]" "8vo., First Edition, with very numerous photographs throughout; original coloured pictorial wrappers, sewed as issued, covers very lightly spotted at margins else a very good, bright, clean copy. Published in Allan's 'ABC Locomotive' series, this hugely detailed standard reference is the third of Burtt's trilogy (following LBSCR and SECR) on the predecessors of the Southern Railway. Inexplicably scarce, especially in this condition. Ottley, 6616."
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Book number: 16192
GBP 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.75 US$ 36 | JP¥ 3934]
Keywords: "mstock, railways, rail, lswr, l&swr, london and south western, locomotives, southern railway, burtt"

 
C.L. CADDY
Swanage Branch Pictorial. FINE COPY
"Purbeck Railway Enterprises, [1985]" "8vo., First Edition, with plates; pictorial wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, a fine copy."
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Book number: 24906
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.71 | JP¥ 843]
Keywords: "railways, rail, swanage, purbeck"

 
N. CAPLAN
Titled Trains 1. 'Royal Scot'.
"Ian Allan, [Shepperton, 1986]" "Roy. 8vo., First Edition, with a frontispiece map and numerous photographs in the text; coloured photographic wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, a very good, clean copy. Ottley 18466"
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Book number: 13916
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.43 | JP¥ 702]
Keywords: "railways, rail, transport, locomotives, royal scot"

 
J.F. CLAY AND J. CLIFFE.
The Stanier Black Fives.
"Ian Allan, [Shepperton, 1972]" "8vo., First Edition, with 55 plates on 24; cloth, backstrip lettered in silver, a very good, clean copy in the dustwrapper. Ottley 12290."
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Book number: 14249
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.75 US$ 28.29 | JP¥ 3091]
Keywords: "mstock, railways, rail, locomotives, stanier, black fives"

 
J.F. CLAY AND J. CLIFFE.
The West Coast Pacifics.
"Ian Allan, [Shepperton, 1976]" "8vo., First Edition, with numerous plates, and tables in the text; original black cloth, gilt back, a very good, clean copy in the dustwrapper. Ottley, 12300."
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Book number: 17493
GBP 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 28 US$ 30.86 | JP¥ 3372]
Keywords: "mstock, railways, rail, west coast pacifics, locomotives,"

 
G. COCKMAN
Steyning and the Steyning Line. Illustrated by William Oakey.
"[Privately Printed, Steyning, 1987]" "8vo., First Edition, with numerous illustrations and facsimiles (a number full-page) in the text; original photographic wrappers, a fine copy. Scarce"
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Book number: 17674
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.5 US$ 25.71 | JP¥ 2810]
Keywords: "railways, sussex, steyning, south downs"

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