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Locos & Rolling Stock: Authors A - L

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Great Western Railway Engines, Names, Numbers, Types And Classes. (1940 to preservation). Ref: S4955  

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GWR Magazine, 1929.
Small octavo, 64 pages, photo illustrations, light card covers, VG+. **Name/number lists with photos, dimensions etc. Introductory article on naming of locomotives.

Price: 20.00
 

Odin Og Roeskilde. Samt andre damplokomotiver og motormatriellet inden for Dankse Statsbaner gennem tiderne. Ref: S7613  

SOLD

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Hellerup, 1952 : Dansk Lokomotivmands Forening.
Landscape folio, 86 page album, Danish text, card covers, VG+. ** Fine large photographs - mostly one to a page - of Danish steam locomotives and other motive power through the ages. Odin (1846) is photographed in preservation (or a model) but from Roeskilde on (1856, a Crampton) there are contemporary photographs.

Price: 20.00

The Coronation Scot Ref: S7483  

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Railway Gazette, 1937 offprint.
Folio, 16 pages + a very large fold-out engineering drawing of the locomotive, photo illustrations, two line drawings, light card covers, VG.

Price: 16.00
 

The Locomotive Magazine Souvenir No 27 : Some Locomotives Built By The Yorkshire Engine Company Ltd. Ref: S7663  

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The Locomotive Publishing Co, nd: c1925.
Quarto, 36 pages, large photo of a locomotive tipped into each with brief technical details, heavy paper over-size covers punched and secured with blue cord, coloured photo (Met Rly 0-6-4T no 94) tipped onto front cover, occasional spotting, some wear to cover edges and short tear at head of spine, otherwise cover VG, contents VG+.

Price: 25.00
 

The Locomotive Magazine Volume X January - December 1904. Ref: S6736  

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The Locomotive Publishing Co, 1904
Quarto, 220 pages, art paper, drawings, photos etc, 3 out of 5 plates present, index and title page loosely inserted, red limp cloth binding, some edge wear, spine faded, contents VG. **Working copy.

Price: 12.00
 

The Locomotive Railway Carriage And Wagon Review Volume XV January - December 1909. Ref: S4983  

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The Locomotive Publishing Co, 1909
Quarto, 238 pages, 3 of 3 coloured plates, art paper, drawings, photos etc, no souvenirs, original decorated (a 4-4-2T) green cloth boards, VG+ a lovely bright volume.

Price: 45.00
 

+ Vertical Boiler Locomotives and railmotors built in Great Britain. Ref: S7831  

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Abbott, A S.
Oakwood, 1989.
Octavo, 182 pages, photo illustrations and drawings, extensive lists, jacket, near fine. ** X48. Essential reference on the construction of the vertical boilered locomotive in Britain. The contents are arranged by manufacturer.

Price: 18.00

Crane Locomotives. A survey of British practice. Ref: S7664  

Abbott, R A S.
Goose, 1973.
Octavo, 80 pages + 24 pages of photo plates, appendices, near fine.

Price: 14.00
 

Miniature Locomotive Construction, with Model Locomotive Construction. Ref: S7725  

Ahern, J A and Evans, M.
Percival Marshall, 1963; MAP, 1974.
Octavo, 171 pages + 163 pages, photo illustrations and diagrams. Bound in one volume, superb half morocco and marbled sides, by the late Blair Jeary of the Burghley House Bindery, fine. **From Jeary's own library. A treat for any collector of miniature railway classics and would make a handsome presentation volume.

Price: 35.00
 

Fowler & Stanier Locomotives Of The LMS. A brief descriptive illustrated souvenir of types. Ref: S6253  

Aldrich, C L.
Published by the author, 1947.
Small octavo, 71 pages, photos, technical details, lists etc, card covers. VG. **"Langloco series" item 4.

Price: 5.00
 

+ The Churchward 2-6-0s. Great Western's most widely used tender engine. Ref: S7832  

Andrews, D.
Line One, 1985.
Large octavo, 144 pages, illustrated with photos and some drawings, loco lists with completion/withdrawal dates, first and final allocations and other information, jacket, near fine. **In-depth class history.

Price: 18.00
 

Diesel Profiles: Alco DL451. The New South Wales 45 and South Australian Railways 600 Classes. Ref: S6247  

Attenborough, P.
Matraville, NSW, 1998: Eveleigh.
Folio, 176 pages, well illustrated and a detailed class history, laminated boards, fine. **High short-hood Co-Co road switchers.

Price: 22.00
 

A Century Plus Of Locomotives. New South Wales Railways 1955 - 1965. Ref: S7432  

Australian Railway Historical Society.
Sydney, 1965 : ARHS, 2nd edition.
Quarto, 144 pages, photo illustrations, lists, jacket worn, book otherwise VG. **The second, updated, edition of A Century Of Locomotives, published by the NSW Railways Department ten years previously. This is a survey of all classes of locomotives on the system giving a brief history of each class and basic mechanical statistics.

Price: 18.00
 

Recent Locomotives Of The London Midland & Scottish Railway. Ref: S7576  

Bell, W J.
Virtue, nd (1930s).
Folio, 35 pages, illustrated with photographs and diagrams, cloth, VG. **The locomotives described are Stanier's Princesses, Jubilees, Standard Class 5s, 2-6-2 passenger tank engines, two and three cylinder 2-6-4 tank engines, 2-8-0 8Fs and the rebuilt Royal Scots. These descriptions are followed by notes on valve gear and mechanical lubrication.

Price: 14.00
 

The A7 Era. The technical, pictorial and evolutionary history of the Victorian Railways' S Class diesel-electric locomotive. Ref: S6335  

Bermingham, P.
Ferntree Gully, Victoria, 1995: Horsepower.
Large quarto, 180 pages, well illustrated in colour and b/w, jacket, as new. **Detailed history of the Victoria Railways S Class Co-Co, a variant of the EMD F9 streamline model. A must for diesel fans.

Price: 22.00
 

BR Steam Motive Power Depots. Ref: S6154  

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Bolger, P.
Ian Allan, 1981 - 84, including some later impressions.
6 volumes, octavo, 100 - 140 pages per volume with photo illustrations, sketch track plans and specimen lists of locomotive allocations for the 1950s and 1960s, jackets to LMR & ER, not the other four, which have glazed boards in the same style. Near fine set. **Useful reference for those not requiring the vast tomes by Wild Swan and Irwell. Each volume covers one BR region.

Price: 75.00

The Drummond Greyhounds Of The LSWR. Ref: S6653  

Bradley, D L.
D&C Locomotive Studies series, 1977.
Large octavo, 96 pages, photos, drawings, tables, jacket, near fine. **One of the highly regarded David & Charles series, better known as the Locomotive Monographs. Essential reference.

Price: 15.00
 

The Locomotives Of The London, Brighton & South Coast Railway. Ref: S7790  

Bradley, D L.
RCTS, 1969 - 1974.
Originally published as three volumes, 179 + 123 + 155 pages + photo plates, dense text and detailed listings of each locomotive class, this set recently rebound as a single volume in tan cloth and will provide years of regular usage, fine.

Price: 70.00
 

The Steam Locomotives Of Yugoslavia. Ref: S6175  

Bratè, T.
Vienna, 1971: Slezak.
Large octavo, 196 pages, 263 photo illustrations (a few in period colour), 43 locomotive drawings, map, tables, English text, glazed boards, VG+. ** Volume 17/E of the International Annals Of Locomotive History.

Price: 20.00
 

Dampflokomotiven In Frankreich. Staats-, Privat- und Werkbahnen in den Jarhren 1960-1975. Ref: S7497  

Broncard, Y.
Stuttgart, 1977 : Franckh.
Large quarto, 192 pages, a largely pictorial survey of French steam motive power, laminated boards, one corner bumped otherwise a fine copy. **German language edition of 'Last Steam Locomotives Of France.' 321 photos and six system maps.

Price: 17.00
 

The Slide Valve Practically Considered. Ref: S7048  

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Burgh, N P.
Clowes, 1885, 12th edn updated.
Crown octavo, 134 pages, 38 text figures, folding plate of drawings, tables, original brown cloth, near fine.

Price: 18.00

The Steam Engine, Its History And Mechanism. Being descriptions and illustrations of the stationary, locomotive, and marine engine. Ref: S3396  

Burn, R S.
Ward Lock, undated, c1865, 7th edn.
Octavo, 142 pages, 133 text diagrams, engraved frontispiece. Publisher's cloth, blindstamped decoration and gilt locomotive device. Faded on spine, contents clean and tight, a much better copy than most others seen. Ottley 2955 lists only the 1st, 2nd, 5th and 8th editions.

Price: 50.00
 

Historic Carriage Drawings. Ref: S6961  

Campling, N; Jenkinson, D & Tatlow, P.
Pendragon 1997-2000.
3 volumes large quarto: LNER And Constituents, LMS And Constituents, Non-Passenger Coaching Stock. Each 128 pages with numerous photos and drawings. Laminated boards, fine. **This was probably intended to be a longer series but with the death of David Jenkinson the publication of further volumes seems unlikely.

Price: 55.00
 

Locomotive Testing Stations. Ref: S7364  

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Carling, D R.
1972, excerpt Trans Newcomen Soc.
Quarto, 77 pages, 4 plates showing 10 photographs, graphs and diagrams in text, light card covers, VG. **A history of locomotive testing, with descriptions and evaluation of the work done by testing stations known to the author.

Price: 12.00

Locomotive Cavalcade. Ref: S7202  

Casserley, H C.
Berkhamsted, 1952, published by the author.
Octavo, 216 pages, coloured frontispiece and two coloured plates, many photo illustrations, lists, jacket chipped and neatly repaired with clear tape, front board slightly bowed, book otherwise near fine. ** "A comprehensive review year by year of the changes in steam locomotive development and design which have taken place on the railways of the British Isles between the years 1920 and 1951."

Price: 20.00
 

La Locomotive A Vapeur. Ref: S7770  

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Chapelon, A; tr. G W Carpenter, with additional material by Adam Harris and others.
Camden, 2000.
Folio, 631 pages, with 475 illustrations and 13 plates, some marks to jacket but generally near fine. **Translation of the second edition of 1952. The additional text and colour illustrations amount to some 100 pages and cover the work of L D Porta, D Wardale, P Girdlestone and other current practitioners. Undoubtedly the most important locomotive book to be published in this country for nearly fifty years.

Price: 75.00

Jubilees Of The LMS. Ref: S6616  

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Clay, J F.
Ian Allan, 1971.
Octavo, 112 pages + 24 pages of photo illustrations, line drawings, engine summary with name changes etc, bibliography, jacket, fine.

Price: 14.00

Clayton Patent Steam Rail Coaches. Ref: S3995  

Clayton Wagon Co Ltd.
Undated manufacturer's catalogue, 'Jan 1929' written on cover.
Quarto, 74 pages with many illustrations and diagrams including other products (geared locomotives, Pullman cars, etc). Grained card cover with embossed titling on front. A little wear at head of spine, otherwise a very good copy of a rare catalogue. ** No copy seen before. The LNER bought a few Claytons before they standardised on the Sentinel railcars, but most were sold abroad.

Price: 100.00
 

Engine Failures. Ref: S6798  

Clayton, J.
Exct Proc Inst Loco Engineers, 1928.
Octavo, 34 pages, 2 folding plates, disbound and stapled into serviceable card covers with paper backstrip, near fine. **A discussion of the gathering of statistics on engine failures by the railway companies, and how they can best be used to prevent recurrences. Less dry than it sounds.

Price: 12.00
 

Industrial Locomotives Of Western France. Ref: S5747  

Clingan, K.
IRS, 1997.
Octavo, 192 pages + 16 pages of photos, small map of region, card covers, fine. ** Handbook WF: usual IRS style of listings.

Price: 12.00
 

+ British Railways Standard Steam Locomotives. Ref: S7833  

Cox, E S.
Ian Allan, 1966.
Large octavo, 218 pages + large folding page (cutaway drawing of 70000) + 40 pages of photo plates, other locomotive drawings, tables, jacket, some edge wear but generally VG+. **The inside story.

Price: 32.00
 

Locomotive Panorama. Ref: S7733  

Cox, E S.
Ian Allan, 1965/66.
2 volumes, octavo, 164 + 158 pages + photo plates, diagrams, tables etc, jackets, near fine. **The author was one of the last steam locomotive design engineers and was assistant CME on BR at the time of the development of the standard classes. This is his pithy account of his career on the LYR, LMS and BR.

Price: 45.00
 

Catalogue Of Rod-Driven Locomotives. Ref: S6234  

Davenport Locomotive Works.
Davenport, Ia, undated but possibly c1929, 10th edition.
Oblong quarto, 72 pages arranged in the usual fashion: photo and brief description on the left hand side, technical specification opposite. Grained and embossed card cover, VG+. **DLW of Davenport, Iowa, were one of the smaller locomotive builders (and one of the few not in the Eastern states). They concentrated on locomotives for the smaller common carriers and for industry. The largest products were 2-6-2s and 2-8-0s. Scarce.

Price: 95.00
 

Rod Locomotive Catalog. Ref: S7366  

Davenport Locomotive Works.
Davenport, Ia, nd (circa 1927).
Landscape large octavo, 72 pages, arranged in the usual fashion: photo and brief description on the left hand side, technical specification opposite. Grained and embossed card covers, fine. **Very handsome little works catalogue of industrial, mine and construction locomotives, mostly steam, some petrol. DLW of Davenport, Iowa, were one of the smaller locomotive builders (and one of the few not in the Eastern states). They concentrated on locomotives for the smaller common carriers and for industry. The largest products were 2-6-2s and 2-8-0s. Scarce.

Price: 60.00
 

The Exhaust Steam Injector Class H. Ref: S7568  

Davies & Metcalfe Ltd.
c1935.
Large quarto, 44 pages with photo illustrations and colour diagrams, large folding page of diagrams, decorated card covers, near fine copy. together witha large folded sheet of coloured diagrams and instructions for working and fixing of the Company's Class F injector, loosely inserted. **Manufacturer's advertising literature, a handsome item.

Price: 15.00
 

Die Lokomotiven Der Bulgarischen Staatsbahnen. Ref: S7564  

Dejanow, D.
Vienna, 1990: Slezak.
Large octavo, 173 pages, well illustrated: photos, scale drawings of most classes, tables, number lists, German text with a 7 page English summary, laminated boards, fine. **Standard reference.

Price: 18.00
 

SNCB Diesel. Ref: S7431  

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Delie, M & Casier, J.
Brussels, 1987 : Blanchart.
Folio, 175 pages, mainly photos, (b/w and colour) with descriptions of each class, French/Flemish text, laminated boards, fine. **Survey of Belgian diesel locomotives.

Price: 18.00

Early British Locomotives. A supplement to the first of the Author's 'Two Essays In Early Locomotive History'. Ref: S7570  

Dendy Marshall, C F.
Locomotive Publishing Company, 1939.
Large quarto, 108 pages, frontispiece, 33 figures in the text : drawings and other illustrations from contemporary sources. Green cloth boards, near fine. ** The scarcest of all Dendy Marshall's books, most of the stock having been destroyed in the blitz.

Price: 100.00
 

The Book Of The BR Standards. Ref: S7207  

Derry, R.
Irwell, 1997, 2002.
Two volumes folio, 90+92 pages, many photo illustrations, glazed boards. **A British Railways Illustrated Special, good narrative.

Price: 32.00
 

Esthétique De La Locomotive A Vapeur. Ref: S7323  

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Doerr, M.
Paris, 1971 : Vie Du Rail.
Large quarto, 151 pages, photo illustrations, French text, laminated card covers, near fine. **Study of the externals of steam locomotive design, far more technically interesting than the title suggests. Range of locomotives extends worldwide.

Price: 17.00

The Early Zephyrs. Burlington Route. Ref: S7771  

Doughty, G H.
Lynchburg, Va, 2002 : TLC.
Large quarto, x + 118 pages, many photo illustrations, car layout diagrams, map endpapers, glazed boards, near fine. **Revolutionary stream-lined diesel-hauled luxury travel. This is the early history of the pioneering Burlington Zephyrs in the 1930s which combined classic styling with innovative stainless steel construction.

Price: 28.00
 

The Garratt Locomotive. Ref: S6124  

Durrant, A E.
D&C - Kelley, 1969 (Locomotive Studies series).
Quarto, 144 pages, photos, diagrams, tables, jacket faded on spine otherwise fine. **The whole story of the Garratt locomotive, strong on the operational aspect.

Price: 20.00
 

Some Design Problems Of Diesel Locomotives. Ref: S7553  

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Ell, S O.
Excerpt from the Journal of Locomotive Engineers, 1967.
Octavo, 49 pages, diagrams, new cloth. ** Mr Ell takes issue with the 1965 BR report on diesel locomotives which suggests that design problems of diesel hydraulic engines are more or less insurmountable. He is quite rude about the report : "The object of this paper is to rescue some worthwhile contributions from a report that is unmarked by inspired insight into the design problems of the present-day locomotive and foresight into the future".

Price: 16.00

An Illustrated History Of LMS Locomotives. (Full set). Ref: S6654  

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Essery, R & Jenkinson, D.
OPC, 1981 - 86; Silver Link 1987,1989.
Five volumes, quarto, 236 + 262 + 216 + 224 + 248 pages, lavishly illustrated with photographs and line drawings, jackets; jacket spines of volumes 1, 4 and 5 are sunned, otherwise a very good set. **Essential reference. The series concentrates on the appearance of the locomotives rather than on internal technical detail and includes a great deal of additional information on LMS locomotive affairs generally. The authors try to illustrate every class of locomotive inherited or built by the LMS, and within each class to include as many variations as possible.
Volume 1: General Review And Locomotive Liveries
Volume 2: Absorbed Pre-Group Classes, Western And Central Divisions
Volume 3: Absorbed Pre-Group Classes, Northern Division
Volume 4: Absorbed Pre-Group Classes, Midland Division
Volume 5:The Post Grouping Standard Designs.

Price: 155.00

+ Steam Locomotives Compared. Ref: S7834  

Essery, T.
Atlantic, 1996.
Quarto, 160 pages, photos, detailed diagrams and other drawings, jacket, near fine. **A number of British Railways locomotives described in detail and compared from the footplate crews' point of view. Includes : 0-6-0 classes 2F, 3F and 4F; 2-6-4T; 4-4-0 4P compound; Ivatt 2-6-0 2MT & 4MT; 2-6-0 5P5F (crab); Black 5; BR std 4-6-0 5MT; Jubilee, Stanier 2-8-0 8F; 2-6-0:0-6-2 Beyer-Garratt; BR std 2-10-0 9F; WD 2-8-0; 4-4-0 2P; Ex LNWR G2 0-8-0 Goods; Ex LNER B1.

Price: 16.00
 

Las Últimas Locomoturas De Vapor En España Y Portugal / Last Steam Locomotives Of Spain & Portugal. Ref: S7567  

Fox, M J, rev. Marshall & Stephenson.
Gijón, 2004 : Trea, 2nd, revised, edition.
Large octavo, 228 pages, album, dual Spanish/English text, laminated boards and jacket, near fine. **A great improvement upon the muddily printed 1978 edition.

Price: 25.00
 

Maintenance Of Locomotive Boilers. Ref: S7669  

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Garraway, A (ed).
Ian Allan / Heritage Railway Association, 1999.
Large octavo, 56 pages, illustrated with photographs, drawings and diagrams, glazed boards, fine. ** The boiler is probably the most difficult part of a steam locomotive to maintain, with surprisingly little having been written on the subject; the last generation of men who earned their living building and maintaining boilers dwindles, with loss of knowledge and expertise. Allan Garraway was one of the few people able to collect and set down this knowledge and experience : he was an engineer who worked on standard and narrow gauge railways, and made a life study of steam locomotives.

Price: 12.00

Great Western Locomotive Design. A critical appreciation. Ref: S5457  

Gibson, J C.
D&C, 1984.
Octavo, 157 pages, photo illustrations, glazed boards, spine slighlty faded, near fine. *Author was employed in Swindon works 1923-34.

Price: 14.00
 

Die Ära Nach Gölsdorf. Die letzten drei jahrzehnte des Osterreichschen dampflokomotivbaus. Ref: S7172  

Giesl-Gieslingen, A.
Vienna, 1981, Slezak.
Large octavo, 288 pages including 96 pages of photo plates, many drawings, presentation copy, inscribed by the author to Ronald Jarvis (British locomotive engineer), glazed boards, VG+. **German text: the last three decades of Austrian steam building.

Price: 20.00
 

Locomotives Of The LMS. LMS Locomotive Names. The named locomotives of the London Midland and Scottish Railway and its constituent companies. Ref: S7392  

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Goodman, J.
RCTS, 1994.
Large octavo, 210 pages, photo illustrations, glazed boards, fine. ** The author has set out to record the choice and significance of the names born by LMS locomotives. He usefully establishes the dates of naming and re-naming; there is much additional information for example, where there was a naming ceremony, the place, date and person or persons honoured are given and cases where the same name was born by two locomotives at the same time are listed.

Price: 12.00

Heavy Freight Locomotives Of Great Britain. Ref: S7066  

Griffiths, D.
PSL, 1993.
Quarto, 191 pages with many photos and locomotive drawings, jacket, fine. **From the GW 28xx to the Class 60.

Price: 16.00
 

The Locomotives Of Jugoslavia. Die Lokomotiven Jugoslawiens. Ref: S7234  

Halliwell, C J and others.
Malmö, 1973: Frank Stenvalls.
Octavo, 208 pages, photos, English and German text, slight wear to jacket, generally VG+. **A number list, with introductory text and technical details. First 192 pages are listing, remainder is photo section. This is volume 1, covering the standard gauge state railways; Volume 2 was not published.

Price: 22.00
 

The Locomotives Of Roumania. Ref: S7173  

Halliwell, C J.
Malmö, 1970: Stenvall.
Octavo, 112 pages, number lists and other details, photo section, dual English/German text, litho'd typescript, card covers, VG. **Uncommon.

Price: 19.00
 

Railway Liveries. BR Steam 1948-1968; BR Traction 1948-1995 Ref: S5673  

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Haresnape, B & Boocock, C.
Ian Allan, 1989, 2000.
2 volumes, folio, 96 + 120 pages, many photo illustrations including much period colour, glazed boards (Steam), jacket (Traction), near fine set. **Designs and liveries - essential reference.

Price: 36.00

Pullman. Travelling in style. Ref: S7624  

Haresnape, B.
Malaga, 1987.
Folio, 192 pages, illustrated throughout with photos and line drawings, some colour, jacket, a little wear to jacket otherwise near fine. **Undoubtedly the best of the British Pullman books. Many of the listings were supplied or verified by George Behrend.

Price: 28.00
 

The Hasler Speed Recorder And Indicator For Locomotives. General description and details of construction, its application, and instructions for reading diagrams. Ref: S4475  

Hasler & Co.
c 1909.
Large octavo, 24 pages, diagrams, loose folding plates and other insertions, near fine.

Price: 20.00
 

The History Of The Electric Locomotive. Ref: S7782  

Haut, F G J.
Allen & Unwin, 1969.
Large quarto, 147 pages + 68 pages photographic section, 6 colour plates, 4 folding drawings, other line drawings in text, jacket, near fine. ** Professor Haut's erudite and handsome classic study.

Price: 22.00
 

BR Engine Sheds - London Midland Matters. Ref: S6861  

Hawkins, C, Hooper, J & Reeve, G.
Irwell, 1989.
Large quarto, 90 pages, many photo illlustrations and diagrams, jacket, fine. **Everything built or rebuilt after 1948.

Price: 16.00
 

LMS Engine Sheds. Their history and development. (Complete set) Ref: S7106  

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Hawkins, C; Reeve, G & Stevenson, J.
1981-1990, Wild Swan and Irwell Press.
Seven volumes quarto:
Volume 1 - The L&NWR, 250 pages;
Volume 2 - The Midland Railway, 258 pages;
Volume 3 - The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway, 136 pages;
Volume 4 - The Smaller English Constituents, 184 pages;
Volume 5 - The Caledonian Railway, 170 pages;
Volume 6 - The Highland Railway, 129 pages;
Volume 7 - The Glasgow & South Western Railway, 129 pages.
All with countless photo illustrations, plans, track diagrams and locomotive lists, jackets, a near fine set.

Price: 155.00

Des Lokomotiv-Ingenieurs Taschenbuch. Ref: S3077  

Henchel & Sohn.
1923 edition.
Duodecimo, 174 pages, 191 diagrams, tables, etc. German text. Contemporary leather case, fine copy. **Equivalent to our Locomotive Engineers' Pocket Book. Several editions published over the years.

Price: 25.00
 

+ Locomotive Management. Cleaning. Driving. Maintenance. Ref: S7835  

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Hodgson, J T & Lake, C S.
St Margaret's Technical Press, 1942, 8th edition.
Octavo, 492 pages + 16 pages adverts, photos, engineering drawings, original green cloth, small marks on front board, generally VG+. **Densely packed work for footplatemen, running shed staff etc - the classic locomotive text book.

Price: 20.00

An Outline Of Great Western Locomotive Practice 1837-1947. Ref: S7153  

Holcroft, H.
LPC, 1957.
Octavo, 168 pages including coloured frontispiece and photo plates, line drawings of locomotives, jacket rather worn, and faded on spine, overall VG. **Sir W Stanier writes: "This book should become an historical document, as it covers a very long and important period of Great Western history".

Price: 22.00
 

North Road Locomotive Works Darlington 1863 - 1966. Ref: S7320  

Hoole, K.
Roundhouse, 1967.
Octavo, 102 pages + numerous photo plates, loco lists, wear and repair to dust jacket, else VG+.

Price: 28.00
 

Private Owner Wagons Volume Three. Ref: S5066  

Hudson, B.
OPC, 1984.
Quarto, about124 pages, mostly one photo per page, with wagon descriptions and dimensions, some drawings, lists, card covers, VG+

Price: 15.00
 

Die Elektrischen Und Diesel-Triebfahrzeuge Schweizerischer Eisenbahnen. Vol 7: Die schmalspürige Brunigbahn (SBB). The Brünig-Railway, Swiss Federal Railways' only narrow gauge line. Ref: S6896  

Jeanmaire, C.
Villigen, 1982: Verlag Eisenbahn.
Quarto, 54 pages of introductory text followed by 591 photo illustrations on approx 275 pages, laminated boards, fine. **Standard reference: Volume 7 of Jeanmaire's encyclopaedic account of the electric and diesel motive power of the Swiss Railways.

Price: 30.00
 

Midland Carriages. An illustrated review 1877 onwards. Ref: S7329  

Jenkinson, D & Essery, R.
OPC, 1984.
Folio, 184 pages, 252 photos, 40 sets of line drawings, tabulated data, jacket, near fine.

Price: 24.00
 

The History Of The Great Western AEC Diesel Railcars. Ref: S6333  

Judge, C W.
OPC, 1986.
Quarto, 233 pages, many photos, drawings and diagrams, a little wear to jacket, generally VG+. **In-depth account of the development of these railcars, plus a resumé of their influence on the design of the dmus operated by BR. Appendices list allocations, dates of service, mileages etc.

Price: 35.00
 

Die Reihe 52 In Osterreich. (Bahn im Bild series #6). Ref: S5965  

Kettler, G.
Vienna, 1978: Pospischil.
Octavo, 96 page album, laminated boards, fine. **Kriegsloks in Austria. Minimal text (German).

Price: 12.00
 

Haydock Collieries. Their locomotives and railways. Ref: S4587  

Latham, J B.
ILS, 1980.
Octavo, 39 pages, large map, some photos, drawings, litho'd typescript, card covers. **This is really a locomotive history, but includes a brief history of the collieries.

Price: 5.00
 

The Western's Hydraulics. Ref: S7601  

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Lewis, J K.
Atlantic 1997.
Folio, 174 pages, photo illustrations, drawings, table of loco dates, bibliography, jacket, near fine. **Westerns, Warships, Hymeks and other hydraulics - a very detailed survey. Perhaps the best of all diesel locomotive studies.

Price: 25.00

Class 3P 2-6-2 2-Cylinder Passenger Tank Engines. Ref: S3474  

London Midland & Scottish Railway.
Landscape large octavo, duplicated typescript index + 47 photographic copies of workshop drawings of Fowler 3P tank engines, stapled into card covers, cloth backstrip, wear to edges of covers, VG. **Book No 5.

Price: 45.00
 

Building Britain's Locomotives. Ref: S7067  

Lowe, J W.
Moorland, 1979.
Quarto, no page numbers, 150 photographs of all stages of steam locomotive building, including many unusual shots inside loco works, lengthy captions and short introductory text to each section, glazed boards, VG+.

Price: 16.00
 

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