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1 Answers to Mr. Macaulay's Criticism in The Edinburgh Review on Mr. Croker's Edition of Boswell's Life of Johnson. Selected from Blackwood's Magazine. Second Edition.
John Murray Albemarle Street, London 1856 Soft cover Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A 16-page pamphlet version of an article formerly published in Blackwood's Magazine. Sewn binding at the spine. Macaulay's criticism of Croker's edition of Boswell's Life of Johnson sparked a bitter feud between the two men. From the Prefaratory note inside the front cover: 'The republication, in a cheap form, for railway reading, of Mr. Macaulay's bitter and unjust article on Mr. Croker's edition of Boswell's Life of Johnson, has induced Mr. Murray to issue in a cheap form a series of replies to the assertions and criticism of that article.' Worn and torn; there is a tear, approx one inch, in the foredge of every page and another tear to the top edge of the front cover / title page. 307703 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
14 The Chiltern Railways Story [Signed Copy]
Jones, Hugh The History Press 2010 0752454544 / 9780752454542 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
NEW book. SIGNED by the author (without inscription) on the title page. 'The story of the most successful of Britain's new private railway companies is one of triumphant business despite the odds. Formed in 1996 after the privatisation of British Rail, this is a modern railway history, and one which reveals the secrets behind running a good public transport service. Combining the company history, a tale of ups and downs and battles to fund expansion, with the railway fleet itself and the personal recollections of many of Chiltern's key personnel, directors, managers, planners, drivers and customers, this fascinating book explains what Chiltern Railways means to so many.' 307386 
Price: 14.99 GBP

 
 
2 Industrial Locomotives, Including Preserved and Minor Railway Locomotives (Handbook 10EL)
Industrial Railway Society London 1994 0901096806 / 9780901096807 Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Pencil notes to the half-title page and some marks in pencil to the margins. Reading creases to spine. 316pp. A good working / reference copy. 022884 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
15 The GWR Story
Matheson, Rosa The History Press 2010 0752456245 / 9780752456249 Hardcover New No Jacket Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
New hardback. Pictorial glazed boards. RRP. 8.99. Landscape format. 303653 
Price: 7.64 GBP

 
 
3 Tramway Engines (The Railway Series, No. 26)
Awdry, The Rev. W. ; with illustrations by C. Reginald Dalby Egmont UK Limited London 2011 1405203560 / 9781405203562 Hardcover New No Jacket Book 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall 
First published in 1945, this edition 2011. New hardback. RRP. 5.99. Glossy pictorial boards. 57pp. 304630 
Price: 4.97 GBP

 
16 100 Years of the West Highland Railway
McGregor, John ScotRail 1994 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second-hand paperback. Mild creasing to the covers. Otherwise in VG clean condition throughout. 96pp. 302583 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
4 The Great Western Railway (Shire Library)
Bryan, Tim Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2010 0747807884 / 9780747807889 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 6.99. pp. 64. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 307911 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
17 The Railway Children
Nesbit, E. ; with illustrations by C. E. Brock ; afterword by Peter Glassman Sea Star Books | Chronicle Books San Francisco, California 2005 1587172798 / 9781587172793 First Thus Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7> - 9>" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. A lovely copy. 225pp. Black and white illustrations. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 103244 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Great Western Railway (Shire Library)
Bryan, Tim Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2010 0747807884 / 9780747807889 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 6.99. pp. 64. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 307902 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
18 The Cork and Muskerry Light Railway (Locomotion Papers Number 39)
Newham, A. T. The Oakwood Press 1968 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Slim stapled booklet. Light rubs and discolouration to the covers. Clean inside. Illustrated with black and white photos. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 36. 308504 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
6 Narrow Gauge by the Sudanese Red Sea Coast: The Tokar-Trinkitat Light Railway and Other Small Railways
Gunston, Henry Plateway Press 2001 1871980461 / 9781871980462 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Slim paperback in excellent, fine, as new condition. RRP. 9.95. 67pp. 303650 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
19 Railways at the Zenith of Steam 1920-40 (Railways of the World in Colour)
Nock, O. S. ; illustrated by Clifford and Wendy Meadway Blandford Press London 1970 0713705159 / 9780713705157 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Meadway, Clifford and Wendy 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original red boards. The binding is firm and tight and pages clean, though pages are slightly tanned / darkened at the edges. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is faded at the spine and price clipped. pp. 184, including colour plates. A light flattened crease to the front endpaper. 307545 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
7 Railway Liveries 1923-1947
Haresnape, Brian Ian Allan 1993 0711018294 / 9780711018297 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original black boards. A very slight forwards lean to the spine. In otherwise very good, clean and tight condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 208. The dust jacket is a little faded at the spine. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 307450 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
20 Railways in the Years of Pre-Eminence, 1905-1919 (Railways of the World in Colour)
Nock, O. S. ; illustrated by Clifford and Wendy Meadway Blandford Press London 1971 0713700815 / 9780713700817 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Meadway, Clifford and Wendy 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original green boards. The binding is firm and tight and pages clean, though pages are tanned / darkened at the edges. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 194, including colour plates. 307546 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
8 Railway Liveries: BR Steam 1948-1968
Haresnape, Brian ; revised by Colin Boocock Ian Allan Ltd 1989 0711018561 / 9780711018563 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with glazed boards. No dust jacket, as published. Faded at the spine and there is a small grey blemish on the front endpaper. In otherwise excellent, clean and tight condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Illustrated in black and white throughout. pp. 96. 105877 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
21 Treasure Trove [Exploring Poetry Series]
Parker, E. W. (edited by) ; with decorations by Zelma Blakely Longmans Green and Co. Ltd London 1961 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Book Condition: Good. A small grubby mark on the front cover. Lightly rubbed board edges. The front endpaper has a small round Library stamp but there are no other library marks in the book at all. There are two blue ink stains on p.18. Lovely little vignette illustrations throughout. 96pp. Includes 'The Song of Jellicles' - T. S. Eliot; The Skylark - Christina Rossetti; Written in March - William Wordsworth; From a Railway Carriage - Robert Louis Stevenson; Song - John Clare; The Pobble Who Has No Toes - Edward Lear; Humpty Dumpty's Song - Lewis Carroll; Matilda - Hilaire Belloc; and many, many more. 304257 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
9 An Illustrated History of N.E.R. Locomotives
Hoole, Ken Oxford Publishing Co. | Haynes 1988 0860933237 / 9780860933236 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Both in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Original green boards. Dust jacket just a little bruised at the spine ends. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 255. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 105864 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
22 North Wales : The British Tyrol [3rd Edition]
Pole, Felix J. C. The Great Western Railway Company London 1924 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paper covers - edgeworn - rubbed, chipped and torn at the edges. Good to Very Good overall condition. Binding is cracked and weakened between pages 16-17. Fold-out map tipped into front of book VG - Great Western Railway Map of North Wales: The British Tyrol and the neighbourhood. Fold-out map tipped into the back of the book near fine - Rail map of The Great Western Railway. 99pp + maps. 22.5cm. 300464 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
 
10 The Rise and Fall of the Severn Bridge Railway 1872 - 1970
Huxley, Ron Alan Sutton & Gloucestershire County Library 1984 086299120x / 9780862991203 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second-hand papaerback. A crease to the front cover and a little light foxing. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 172pp. 302584 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
23 A History of the Railways of Oxfordshire, Part 1: The North
Simpson, Bill Lamplight Publications Oxfordshire 1997 1899246029 / 9781899246021 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In excellent, fine condition. Not previously owned. As new. RRP. 19.95. 192pp. This volume contains more than 200 photographs, maps, diagrams etc of the railways of No. Oxon, radiating from the city of Oxford itself. It includes the Oxfordshire Ironstone Railway and works at Hook Norton, the Bicester Military Railway and interviews with people that worked on the railway. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 302991 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
 
11 Oxfordshire Railways Through Time
Jenkins, Stanley C. Amberley Publishing 2013 1445610019 / 9781445610016 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 14.99. This new study of Oxfordshire's railways examines the county's railways on a line-by-line basis, starting with the Great Western main line, which reached Oxfordshire in 1840. Sixty-eight stations have been included, the opening dates being given for each location. This interesting collection of images will appeal to railway enthusiasts, local historians and those with an interest in the history of Oxfordshire. 302726 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
24 The Railway Conquest of the World
Talbot, Frederick A. William Heinemann London 1911 Hardback Good 8vo - 8.75" Tall / 22cm 
First edition 1911. Green half-leather binding, with leather spine and corners. Raised bands and gilt titles to the spine. Green cloth boards with gilt school shield embossed on the front cover. Marbled endpapers. The leather is a little scuffed around the edges and at the spine, the spine is also slightly discoloured / browned. Light foxing to the front board. Internally there is a school prize certificate pasted onto the front endpaper. The pages are lightly tanned and have some light scattered foxing. 334pp. 051542 
Price: 55.00 GBP

 
 
12 The Ladybird Book of British Railway Locomotives (A Ladybird Book, Series 584)
Joiner, D. L. ; illustrated from photographs courtesy of British Railways Wills & Hepworth Ltd. Loughborough 1958 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Early printing but not a first edition. Buff boards with line illustration and titles in green to the front board and spine. Boards are clean; slightly darkened at the spine. Blue openwing ladybird endpapers. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages are clean. pp. 51. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and to the edges of the dust jacket. The dust jacket is also lightly rubbed at the spine and edges and has a c. 1cm tear at the top of the spine. Front flap not price clipped. Two titles listed on the rear dust jacket flap - this one and Motor Cars. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 308774 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
25 Mountain Railways and Locomotives from Old Picture Postcards
Taylorson, Keith Plateway Press 1999 1871980399 / 9781871980394 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Slim paperback in excellent, fine, as new condition. RRP 9.95. 64pp. Most of the cards are reproduced at their actual size and are accompanied by interpretative captions. The supporting text includes an overview of the history of mountain railways, a description of the various rack railway systems and their locomotives and a select bibliography. 303647 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
13 The Chiltern Railways Story [Signed Copy]
Jones, Hugh The History Press 2010 0752454544 / 9780752454542 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
NEW book. SIGNED by the author (without inscription) on the title page. 'The story of the most successful of Britain's new private railway companies is one of triumphant business despite the odds. Formed in 1996 after the privatisation of British Rail, this is a modern railway history, and one which reveals the secrets behind running a good public transport service. Combining the company history, a tale of ups and downs and battles to fund expansion, with the railway fleet itself and the personal recollections of many of Chiltern's key personnel, directors, managers, planners, drivers and customers, this fascinating book explains what Chiltern Railways means to so many.' 300287 
Price: 14.99 GBP

 
26 Puffers (Dean's Rag Book No. 186)
Williams, Richard James (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1917] 1917 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Williams, R. James 
A Dean's Rag book. Publication date not stated but estimated to be c. 1917. This title was in print between 1915 - 1920. 12 pages including the covers. A washable cloth book, safe for babies. Pinked edges and zig zag sewn binding. Edges are frayed. This book has been well-loved and washed so the covers and pages have all faded. The book is washed and clean but there are a few pale brown stains to pages, plus a small dark brown stain to the edge of the second page. 214 x 170mm. 106891 
Price: 60.00 GBP

 



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