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International Railways: Authors M - Z

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Das Lied Der Dampflok. Ein archiv in wort, bild und ton. Ref: S7556  

Maedel, K E.
Stuttgart, 1967 : Franckh.
Quarto, 80 pages with photo illustrations, German text, and a wallet containing 6 45rpm EPs of locomotive recordings produced by the Kosmos Co, glazed boards, book VG+ although wallet slightly strained by its contents. Records appear fine. ** The records each commence with a German commentary on the contents. Some are lineside recordings, others are from the footplate. Played on the office Dansette they came across as of a good technical standard, but I cannot pretend to be an expert in these matters.

Price: 30.00
 

Souvenirs Ferroviaires Du Languedoc Ref: S5687  

Maillet, M.
Breil-sur-Roya, 1994: Cabri.
Large octavo, 175 pages, photo illustrations, French text, laminated card covers. **Steam reminiscences.

Price: 15.00
 

Rock Island Color Pictorial - Volume 3 - the final decade. Ref: S7774  

Marre, L A.
La Mirada, Ca, 2001 : Four Ways West.
Large quarto, 128 page colour album, map, glazed boards, fine. ** Motive Power Review 1970 - 1980 showing an interesting array of traction and rolling stock.

Price: 28.00
 

Steel And Rails In Newcastle. Ref: S7715  

McDonald, K.
Surrey Hills, Victoria, 1981 : Light Railway Research Soc Of Australia.
Folio, 116 pages, photo illustrations (some colour), locomotive and stock diagrams, site plans, jacket, VG+. ** The steelworks railway at Broken Hill.

Price: 24.00
 

China By Rail. Ref: S6145  

Middleton, W D.
Glendale, Ca, 1986: Trans-Anglo.
Oblong quarto, 120 pages with colour and black & white illustrations, laminated card covers, near fine. **Contains some useful history and recent operations.

Price: 16.00
 

Slips And Washouts On The Hill Section Of The Assam-Bengal Railway. Ref: S6848  

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Nolan, T R.
Excerpt Proc Inst CE, 1923.
Octavo, 70 pages, 2 large folding plates of drawings, new red cloth binding, fine. Together with Walker, R D, Underdrainage, And Its Application To Railway Work 44 pages. **Epic struggles with monsoons; Mr Walker's experience was of the Federated Malay States.

Price: 28.00

Sydney's Forgotten Railways. Ref: S6931  

Oakes, J.
Sydney, 1997-2003: ARHS, NSW Divn.
A series of five large (but slender) octavo volumes: Military Railways 28 pages; Park Railways 30 pages; Goods Railways 112 pages; City Railways 64 pages; Illawarra Railways 88 pages. All well illustrated with photos, maps, track plans, laminated card covers, two volumes signed by author, all fine.

Price: 30.00
 

The First Hundred Years. [Sydney-Goulburn Railway : 1869-1969.] Ref: S7554  

Oberg, L.
Canberra, 1973 : Traction (3nd edition and 2nd by this publisher).
Quarto, 60 pages, photo illustrations, map, card covers, VG+. **Railway History series No 731. The line must have been about 125 miles. It's still there, with an interesting looking roundhouse in the vicinity of Goulburn Station.

Price: 10.00
 

Dampf Über Australien Und Neuseeland. Ref: S7647  

Oczko, G.
Munich, 1990 : Gondrom.
Large quarto, 160 page colour photo album, captions, not much text, in German, glazed boards, fine. **Steam in Australia and New Zealand. Most, if not all, photos taken since 1970.

Price: 16.00
 

Railways And Scenery. Ref: S3726  

Pearson, J P.
Cassell, 1932.
Three volumes octavo, together 2080 pages, numerous tables, hardback: black cloth, VG. **Monumental account of 76 railway journeys in foreign lands - two of them world tours - undertaken between 1888 and 1913. Over one and a half million words and best dipped into from time to time.

Price: 50.00
 

Die Eisenbahn In China. Das staatliche Eisenbahnunternehmen der Volksrepublik China in Wort und Bild. Ref: S7273  

Petersen, J.
Stuttgart, 1983 : Motorbuch.
Large landscape quarto, 119 page colour and b/w pictorial history, German text, jacket, near fine. ** Studies of Chinese railways by Westerners are necessarily limited by travel restrictions; a large proportion of the photos in this history were taken during the author's journeys in China, but illustrations from other sources are included.

Price: 16.00
 

Lokomotiven Aus Berlin. Ref: S5557  

Pierson, K.
Stuttgart, 1977: Motorbuch.
Square quarto, 163 pages, 129 illustrations, bibliography, works plans, German text, jacket, near fine. **History of the Berlin locomotive building industry.

Price: 28.00
 

On Time. The history of Electro-Motive Division of General Motors Corporation. Ref: S7617  

Reck, F M.
EMD, 1948.
Octavo, 184 pages, good sketched illustrations, jacket, VG+. **Fairly scarce.

Price: 23.00
 

Wuppertaler Bahnen. Entwicklung des Nahverkehrs in der Region Wuppertal (1890-1940). Ref: S7477  

Reimann, W R.
Freiburg, 1982 : Eisenbahn-Kurier.
Large octavo, 158 pages, 154 photo illustrations, track and station layouts, maps, German text, paper-covered boards, fine. **In addition to its famous suspended monorail Wuppertal had conventional trams and buses, and even (unless I have misread it) a mountain railway. All are covered by this useful history.

Price: 15.00
 

Bergensbanen. Livsnerven over Høyfjellet. Ref: S6185  

Rødland, K.
Bergen, 1999: Alma Mater.
Large quarto, 174 pages, colour and b/w photo illustrations, route map, glazed boards, fine.**Line history of Norwegian railway through mountainous and snowbound landscape.

Price: 18.00
 

Le Ferrovie Appulo Lucane. Ref: S7317  

Rongone, S.
Bari, 1998 : Levante.
Large octavo, 318 pages, well illustrated, some colour, maps, diagrams, tables, Italian text, laminated boards, fine. **Detailed history of a narrow gauge railway in southern Italy.

Price: 28.00
 

Die Kleinbahnen Des Kreises Jerichow I. Die Geshichte einer ehemaligen Schmalspurbahn. Ref: S7772  

Röper, H.
Dresden, 1988 : Deutscher Modelleisenbahn-Verband.
Folio, 40 pages, photo illustrations, map, station layouts, 3 pages of large clear rolling stock drawings, stock lists, card covers, minor damage to the rear cover, but generally VG and of better quality than most Iron Curtain publications. **History of a lost narrow gauge line in the country east of Magdeburg.
Jerichow I (it is a letter I, not a figure one) is puzzling, as the line does not come within 17km of Jerichow, although it does pass through Wüstenjerichow, some 45 km to the south. The I is a complete mystery but the line is referred to as KJ I throughout, so it has not crept into the title by accident.

Price: 20.00
 

Lexikon Metros De Welt. Geschichte : Technik : Betrieb. Ref: S6186  

Rudorf, S (ed).
Berlin, 1985: Transpress.
Large octavo, 378 pages, photo illustrations, diagrams, maps, tables, German text, jacket worn on reverse, generally VG.

Price: 20.00
 

McCulloch's Wonder. The story of the Kettle Valley Railway. Ref: S6184  

Sanford, B.
Vancouver, BC,1977: Whitecap.
Octavo, 250 pages, photos, maps, jacket, a little edge wear but generally VG+. **From the mines of Southern British Columbia to the west coast, this railway presented enormous challenges to its constructors and operators.

Price: 18.00
 

Little Railways Of The World. Ref: S6437  

Shaw, F.
Berkeley, Ca, 1958: Howell-North.
Large octavo, 261 pages, photo illustrations and locomotive drawings, maps/track plans, red cloth boards stamped with locomotive illustration, jacket, near fine. **Appreciative studies of narrow and minimum gauge railways mainly in America and Britain, but includes the Otavi Mining & Railway Co in Southwest Africa, the Shanghai-Woosung Railway and the Darjeeling-Himalaya Railway.

Price: 24.00
 

Railways Of Boston. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority system. Ref: S7763  

Simms, W F.
1999, published by the author.
Octavo, 64 pages, litho'd typescript, maps, photo illustrations, comprehensive stock lists, card covers, fine. **A concise, fact-packed history. Wilfrid Simms was an Englishman who made himself a niche in writing up otherwise unregarded overseas railways.

Price: 8.00
 

Eisenbahn-Panorama Böhmen Und Mähren. Ref: S6930  

Slezak, J O.
Vienna, 1986: Slezak.
Large octavo, 96 page photo album of early railways in what is now the Czech Republic, laminated boards, fine.

Price: 17.00
 

Far Wheels. A railroad safari. Ref: S7674  

Small, C S.
Cleaver Hume, 1959.
Octavo, 166 pages, photo illustrations, some maps, loco lists, jacket, VG. **Obscure and exotic steam railways including Eritrea, Madagascar, Ethiopia, Jamaica, Kivu, Fiji, Peru.

Price: 18.00
 

The Cincinnati, Georgetown and Portsmouth Railroad. Ref: S7735  

Smalley, S B.
Wyoming, OH, 1975 : Trolley Talk.
Octavo, 80 pages, photo illustrations, map, time table extracts, electric car roster, card covers, near fine. **The CG&P (come, gentlemen and push) Railroad was a 42 mile feeder to the Pennsylvania and the Norfolk & Western at Cincinnati. This is a collection of historic photographs of the line, which are not so much captioned as used as the basis for the text.

Price: 8.00
 

Tramvie E Ferrovie Elettriche Per Roma E Dintorni. Ref: S7773  

Società delle Tramvie e Ferrovie Elettriche di Roma.
Rome, 1901.
Large octavo, 31 pages + 4 pages of maps, photo illustrations (tourist sites on the routes), card covers, VG. ** The proposal of a company set up to provide trams in Rome and railways from Rome to Ostia and to Frascati and Genzano.

Price: 18.00
 

Atlas Zheleznich Dorog SSSR Passazhirskoye soobshcheniye. [USSR Railway Atlas]. Ref: S6517  

SZD (Soviet Railways).
Moscow, 1990.
Octavo, 188 pages, about 120 pages of coloured maps, station index, Russian (cyrillic) text throughout, laminated card covers, VG. **A useful atlas small enough for the traveller to carry in a shoulder bag.

Price: 20.00
 

Steam From Kenya To The Cape. Ref: S7367  

Talbot, E.
CRC, 1975.
Quarto, 88 pages, photo illustrations, extensive locomotive lists, maps, touring notes and tips, jacket faded on spine, otherwise a fine copy. ** An enthusiast's guide to the steam locomotives of East, Central and South Africa.

Price: 14.00
 

+ Vincennes-Maillot. La construction de la ligne 1 du Métropolitain. Ref: S7821  

Tartié, A.
Paris, 1998 : Bibliothèque administrative de la Ville de Paris.
Small square quarto, 103 pages, French text, card covers, fine. **25 pages of introductory text, 59 photographs and a 10-page catalogue of the whole photographic collection. A remarkable collection of photographs recording the construction of the first Métro line in 1899-1900. The introduction gives information about the history of the railway and the conservation of the images.

Price: 10.00
 

Järnvägen Borås-Ulricehamn-Jönköping. Ref: S6795  

Thulin, B.
Kungälv, 1990: Svenska Järnvägsklub.
Square octavo, 252 pages, well illustrated, photos, maps, track plans, scale drawings, Swedish text, printed cloth boards, fine. ** Svenska Järnvägsklub Skriftserie nr 50. This is a numbered series of histories produced since the 1960s by Sweden's principal railway society.

Price: 21.00
 

The Antofagasta (Chili) & Bolivia Railway. The story of the FCAB and its locomotives. Ref: S7425  

Turner & Ellis.
Trackside, 1992.
Large quarto, 76 pages, maps, photos, many locomotive drawings and lists, card covers.

Price: 14.00
 

Six And A Half Inches From Destiny. The first hundred years of the Melbourne - Wodonga Railway 1873 - 1973. Ref: S7675  

Turton, K.
Australian Railway Historical Society, 1973.
Quarto, 133 pages, photos, maps, dust jacket, near fine.

Price: 18.00
 

+ Slow Train To Paradise. How Dutch investment helped build American railroads. Ref: S7820  

Veenendaal, A J.
Stanford, Ca, 1996 : Stanford Univ Press.
Large octavo, 350 pages + 22 pages of photo plates, jacket, near fine. **Academic study of an interesting aspect of American railway development. The unexpectedly readable history occupies only half the volume, the remainder being taken up by extensive statistical appendices.

Price: 20.00
 

Die Deutsche Bundesbahn. Eisenbahn und Landschaft in 182 Panorama-Aufnahmen. Ref: S7619  

Wagner, G.
Augsburg, 1990 : Weltbild.
Large landscape quarto, 192 pages colour photo album of modern DB trains in the landscape, German text, pictorial boards, fine. **Shows how much elderly motive power was operating until quite recently.

Price: 18.00
 

Railway Stations Of Australia. Ref: S6991  

Ward, A.
Sth Melbourne, 1982: Macmillan.
Large square quarto, 86 pages of photos with descriptions, jacket, VG+. **Forty-three major and minor stations described and illustrated.

Price: 18.00
 

Southland's Pioneer Railways 1864 - 1878. Ref: S6055  

Watt, J O P.
Wellington, 1965: NZRLS
Octavo, 72 pages, photo illustrations, diagrams, map, printed boards, cloth backstrip, VG+.

Price: 12.00
 

Décauvillebanan Helsingborg-Råå-Ramlösa Järnväg. Ref: S7495  

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Welander, L.
Mariefred, 1985 : East Södermanlands Railway.
Octavo, 128 pages + 2 folding pages (terminus plan and route map), photo illustrations, diagrams, Swedish text, card covers, near fine. **History of a short, and short-lived, narrow gauge line at Helsingborg, the port city in Sweden nearest to Denmark. It was laid on the Decauville principle : a French system for speedy construction of light railways, the key to which was all-metal track with integral sleepers.

Price: 15.00

Round The World On The Narrow Gauge. Ref: S5415  

Whitehouse, P B & Allen, P C.
IA, 1966.
Large quarto, 159 pages, photo illustrations, jacket, VG. **Album survey of narrow gauge in all continents with introductory essay for each region. A terrific book.

Price: 20.00
 

On The Narrow Gauge. Ref: S7552  

Whitehouse, P B.
1964, Thomas Nelson.
Octavo, 148 pages + 64 pages of photos, jacket, VG+. **British Isles and some European. A very readable book.

Price: 18.00
 

Dampflokomotiven Der Deutschen Reichsbahn 1970-1988. Ref: S7384  

Wollny, B & Fiegenbaum, W.
Stuttgart, 1989 : Motorbuch.
Oblong quarto, 192 page photo album, 187 b/w and colour photos, laminated boards, fine. **Very fine images of the time-warp period in Eastern Germany.

Price: 24.00
 

British Owned Railways In Argentina. Their effect on the growth of economic nationalism 1854-1948. Ref: S6514  

Wright, W R.
Austin, Tx, 1974: Univ Texas Press.
Large octavo, 305 pages, extensive bibliography, clean copy from the Railway Studies Library, Newton Abbot (and previously Wiltshire CC: scar of removed label on front endpaper; neat stamp on title page carefully covered by plain white, but not entirely opaque, label) otherwise near fine. **Fairly scarce academic study.

Price: 30.00
 

Tracks To The Sea. Galveston and Western Railroad development 1866-1900. Ref: S6407  

Young, E B.
College Station, Tx, 1999: Texas A&M Univ Press.
Octavo, 158 pages, a few illustrations, reference notes, bibliography, jacket, fine. **The opening up of Texas, and particularly of Galveston as a major port, inevitably brought rivalry between the railroad kings. This is an academic history of a fairly turbulent period.

Price: 18.00
 

The Railways Of Costa Rica. Ref: S7327  

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Yudin, R.
Waters, 2000.
Folio, 64 pages, well illustrated, maps, laminated card cover, fine.

Price: 16.00

Steam Beneath The Red Star. Ref: S7621  

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Ziel, R & Huxtable, N.
Mattituck, NY, 1995 : Amereon.
Large quarto, 256 pages, b/w and colour photo album, bibliography, jacket, fine. **A collection of photos by intrepid photographers who braved the authorities to record steam locomotives at work under communism, 1952 - 1989. USSR, Hungary, Poland, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Albania, Bulgaria, Rumania, North Korea, Vietnam, China, Cuba.

Price: 28.00

U-Bahn Und S-Bahn In München. Planung und Gestaltung eines modernen Verkehrsmittels. Ref: S7605  

Zimniok, K et al.
Eppstein im Taunus, 1968 : Zimmer
Large squarish quarto, 54 pages, map, photos, drawings, German text, card covers, VG+. **Munich : semi-official publication describing in some detail the building (or rebuilding) of the public transport rail system in the city.

Price: 6.00
 

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