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[CLARK, Edwin 1814-1894.]
General description of the Britannia and Conway tubular bridges on the Chester & Holyhead Railway. Published, with the permission of Robert Stephenson, civil engineer, by a resident assistant.
London: Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand, 1849. 8vo. 34pp, plate, text figures, blank, [4]pp (Prospectus for ) 'A description of the .... bridges ...' by Edwin Clark. Relevant light pencil notes to blank recto. The resumé to title page verso calls for Clark's [4]pp piece to be part of the main work. Goldsmiths'-Kress library of economic literature, no. 36431.2.
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Book number: 44914
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Catalogue: Railways
Keywords: railways History Chester and Holyhead Railway. Tubular bridges. Britannia bridge (Wales) Conway Bridge. Stephenson, Robert

 
A hand-book for travellers along the London and Birmingham Railway; with the fare and time tables, &c. corrected to the present day, and portions extracted (by permission of the proprietors) from Roscoe's larger work on this railway. Embellished with twenty-five fine engravings on wood, and a map of the line, of unequalled correctness and beauty.
London: R Groombridge; Wrightson and Webb, Birmingham, (c.1839). 14cm. 147[5]pp, 25 engravings (23 as plates). Original brown grained cloth with paper label to front board. Re-spined in matching cloth; lacks map. Date ascribed to COPAC copies is 1839 and it appears that the work is undated, as here, on the title page.
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Book number: 45145
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Catalogue: Railways
Keywords: RAILWAYS London and Birmingham Railway

 
Prospectus of the Eastern Counties Railway. 1835. From London to Ipswich, Norwich, and Yarmouth, by Romford, Chelmsford, Colchester, &c.
London: printed by Cunningham and Salmon, 1835. Single sheet 60cm x 48cm folded with docket title, population table, map to verso. Two panels soiled; small holes to some fold junctions; closed tears to some folds at margins. Incorporated 4th July 1836. Only the London to Colchester section was completed. Further extensions were carried out by the Eastern Union Railway at a later date. Awdry, page 126.
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Book number: 38917
GBP 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 169.5 US$ 183.92 | JP¥ 27675]
Catalogue: Railways
Keywords: Railways history Cartography

 
[DOW, George.]
The story of the West Highland.
[Scotland]: L.N.E.R., [1944]. 22cm. 44pp, text illustrations, facsimiles at rear. Original pictorial colour printed glazed paper wraps, stapled. Wraps lightly soiled. Ottley 6985.
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Book number: 45143
GBP 13.92 [Appr.: EURO 16.5 US$ 17.66 | JP¥ 2657]
Catalogue: Railways
Keywords: RAILWAYS HISTORY West Highland Railway Company. West Highland Railway. North British Railway. SCOTLAND WEST HIGHLAND Railroads Scotland Highlands History.

 
ALCOCK, G. W.
Fifty Years of Railway Trade Unionism.
London: Co-operative Printing Society, 1922. Large 8vo. xvi, 631pp, frontis, plates, text illustrations, text table, folding facsimile letters at rear. Original blue cloth gilt. Extremes rubbed with very slight wear; very light spotting to title-page and eps. "Railway Review" compliments slip loosely inserted.
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Book number: 39291
GBP 34.80 [Appr.: EURO 40.75 US$ 44.14 | JP¥ 6642]
Catalogue: Railways
Keywords: railways history

 
ANDERSON, Matthew. (Editor)
The book & programme of the Liverpool & Manchester railway centenary. LMR 1830 - LMS 1930.
Liverpool: The Liverpool Organization Ltd., 1930. 25cm. 124pp, adverts, text illustrations and plates throughout. Modern red cloth gilt, original colour wraps bound in.
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Book number: 42128
GBP 37.12 [Appr.: EURO 43.5 US$ 47.08 | JP¥ 7085]
Catalogue: Railways
Keywords: Railways

 
CROMBLEHOLME, Roger (Compiler).
Steam '75: a complete enthusiast's handbook to railway preservation activities and minor railways in the British Isles. Stockton & Darlington 150th Anniversary Souvenir. 'The Official A.R.P.S. Year Book & Steam Guide 1975.'
Blackpool: Haraton and Backtrack Publications, 1975. 4to. [128]pp, folding plates, colour and b/w text illustrations (one double-page). Original pictorial colour-printed glazed-paper wraps.
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Book number: 29344
GBP 11.60 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 14.71 | JP¥ 2214]
Catalogue: Railways
Keywords: Railways North East England Railway History

 
DOW, George.
The first railway between Manchester and Sheffield issued to commemorate the opening of the Sheffield, Ashton-Under-Lyne & Manchester railway one hundred years ago.
[London]: London and North Eastern Railway, 1945. 21cm. 44pp, text illustrations, plans & maps, facsimile tipped in at rear. Original pictorial colour printed glazed paper wraps, stapled. Wraps lightly soiled.
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Book number: 45142
GBP 11.60 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 14.71 | JP¥ 2214]
Catalogue: Railways
Keywords: RAILWAYS Railroads Great Britain. Sheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne and Manchester Railway Company History. Sheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne and Manchester Railway History. Sheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne, and Manchester Railway Company London and North Easte

 
DRAKE, James, Publisher.
Drake's road book of the Grand Junction Railway from Birmingham to Liverpool, and Manchester, illustrated by an accurate map, and numerous engravings: to which is appended The Visitor's Guide to Birmingham, Liverpool, and Manchester: to which is appended the visiter's (sic) guide to Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester.
London: Longman & Co., Simpkin & Marshall, [1838] 2nd edition. 8vo. vi[2], 147pp, engraved frontis with browned tissue-guard, 8 further engraved plates with guards, hand-coloured folding map, folding regulations chart. Original decorated blind-stamped green grained-cloth gilt, patterned endpapers, aeg. Binder's ticket to rear paste-down. Spine a little browned; spotting and browning to frontis. All in all, a most attractive copy. Date and edition from preface. The multi-folding chart at rear seems not to have been present in the first edition. Ottley 6453.
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Book number: 44686
GBP 156.60 [Appr.: EURO 183.25 US$ 198.63 | JP¥ 29889]
Catalogue: Railways
Keywords: railways History North West Midlands Railways TRANSPORT

 
FOXWELL, E.; T. C. FARRER.
Express Trains, English and Foreign: being a statistical account of all the express trains of the world.
London: Smith, Elder, & Co, 1889. 8vo. viii, 181[1]pp, [2]pp advert, 4 maps (2 folding), text tables. Later plain maroon calf re-back incorporting original green grained-cloth sides. Extremes very lightly rubbed; scattered small light stains to cloth; half-title browned; light spotting to rear endpapers.
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Book number: 42156
GBP 23.20 [Appr.: EURO 27.25 US$ 29.43 | JP¥ 4428]
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LAING, S.
Railway taxation.
Westminster: Vacher & Sons, 1849 8vo. 23[1]pp. Disbound.
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Book number: 15903
GBP 29.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 US$ 36.78 | JP¥ 5535]
Catalogue: Railways
Keywords: railways ECONOMICS

 
LONDON AND NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY.
Report of the committee of consultation, appointed at the general meeting of proprietors, 15th August, 1855.
London: printed by M'Corquedale & Co, 1856. 4to in eights. 30[2]pp, multi-folding sheet at rear with 2 maps (one with added colour). Contemporary marbled paper wraps. Upper corner of rear wrap worn; evidence of damp to upper gutter-margin of title page - just affecting 'London' in title.
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Book number: 44862
GBP 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 169.5 US$ 183.92 | JP¥ 27675]
Catalogue: Railways
Keywords: railways History

 
SAMPSON, Henry (Editor).
World Railways 1950-51.
London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co, 1951 1st edition. Oblong 8vo. 22pp adverts, xii, xvi, 302, 44, 128, 40, 36, 46pp; text illustrations, plans, maps, sections and tables; title-page printed in red and black. Original blind-stamped navy cloth gilt. Spine extremes neatly repaired; vertical crease to ffep. Ex-reference library with minimal evidence.
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Book number: 30006
GBP 32.48 [Appr.: EURO 38 US$ 41.2 | JP¥ 6199]
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Keywords: Railways

 
STRETTON, Clement E.
The history of the Nottingham & Mansfield line. A paper read before the Leicester Section of the Permanent-Way Institution.
Leicester: 1905. 8vo. [8]pp including wraps. Original printed wrappers, sewn. Wraps lightly soiled. Author's signature to head of front wrap.
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Book number: 45781
GBP 18.56 [Appr.: EURO 21.75 US$ 23.54 | JP¥ 3542]
Catalogue: Railways
Keywords: RAILWAYS Railroads Great Britain History

 
THOMAS, John.
The West Highland Railway. The history of the railways of the Scottish Highlands - Vol. 1.
Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1984 3rd edition. 8vo. 184pp, double-sided colour and b/w plates, text figures. Original pictorial colour-printed glazed-card wraps.
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Book number: 33578
GBP 11.60 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 14.71 | JP¥ 2214]
Catalogue: Railways
Keywords: Railways scotland

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