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Attention Au Chemin De Fer Vicinal. Ref: S7478  

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TPC, 1974, in conjunction with Schepdaal Tramway Museum.
Small quarto, 36 pages, photo illustrations, fleet lists, French, Flemish and English text, card covers, VG. **A brief illustrated history, dwelling on the museum exhibits but including some interesting period photographs.

Price: 6.00
 

Blackpool Trams. The first half century 1885 - 1932. Ref: S7129  

Abell, P H & McLoughlin, I.
Oakwood, nd circa 1995.
Octavo, 224 pages, photos, maps, depot plans, stock lists, bibliography, jacket faded on spine otherwise near fine. **Thorough history in the usual Oakwood style.

Price: 15.00
 

The Tramways Of East Anglia. Ref: S6980  

Anderson, R C.
LRTL, 1969.
Octavo, 196 pages, photo illustrations, maps, jacket, VG. **Cambridge, Colchester, Great Yarmouth, Ipswich, Lowestoft, Norwich.

Price: 20.00
 

The Tramways Of North-East England. Ref: S6901  

Bett, W H & Gillham, J C, ed Price.
LRTA, nd (1980s).
Octavo, 66 pages, photo illustrations, system maps, stock lists, card covers, VG. **Reprinted from Great British Tramway Networks. Covers Darlington, Gateshead, the Hartlepools, Middlesburgh, Newcastle, Scarborough, South Shields, Stockton, Sunderland, Tynemouth.

Price: 5.00
 

Great British Tramway Networks. Ref: S6153  

Bett, W H & Gillham, J C.
LRTL, 1957, 3rd edition.
Octavo, 223 pages, illustrated with photos and maps (including 9 loose maps in rear pocket), jacket chipped and neatly reinforced inside with white tape, old tape marks on endpapers, a little foxing to half title page, otherwise VG. ** "Every tramway and light railway planned, constructed, or operated in the British Isles."

Price: 18.00
 

Towards Ideal Transport. In town planning and reconstruction. Ref: S3962  

Bizeray, C R.
LTRA, 1944.
Octavo, 44 pages + 15 photo plates, card covers faded on spine, VG. **Advocates the post-war modernisation of tram systems on American principles.

Price: 6.00
 

Northern Indiana Railway. Ref: S6412  

Bradley, G K.
Chicago, Ill, 1998: Central Electric Railfans Association (Bulletin #132).
Folio, 244 pages, photo illustrations, car rosters and diagrams, 2 folding maps, jacket, fine. **A three-route system centred upon South Bend, Indiana, with lines to Michigan City, St Joseph/Benton Harbor and Elkhart.

Price: 36.00
 

The Tramways Of Ayr. Ref: S7475  

Brash, R W.
NB Traction, 1983.
Quarto, 56 pages, photo illustrations, map, card covers, VG+. **Ayr's simple tramway system was efficient, dependable and profitable but it only lasted thirty years, from 1901 - 31. Here is a thorough system history, with copious notes on the rolling stock.

Price: 8.00
 

Huddersfield Corporation Tramways. A history to mark the centenary of municipal transport operation in the United Kingdom. Ref: S7081  

Brook, R.
Author, 1983.
Octavo, 200 pages, photo illustrations, large folding map, glazed boards, signed by author, slightly lozenged and with some external wear, generally VG. **Essentially a second edition of the author's The Tramways Of Huddersfield.

Price: 18.00
 

The Tramways Of Stirling. Ref: S4512  

Brotchie, A W.
NB Traction, 1976.
Quarto, 32 pages, photo illustrations, folding map loosely inserted, card covers, VG. **Tramways Of Fife And The Forth Valley series part 2.

Price: 9.00
 

Tramways Of The Tay Valley. A history of the tramways of Perth, Dundee and Montieth, with notes on the light railways of the Tay Valley region. Ref: S4753  

Brotchie, A W.
Dundee Museum, 1965.
Quarto,104 pages, + 2 maps, one of which folds and is very large, photo illustrations, card covers, VG. **A nicely produced local history.

Price: 10.00
 

Die Geschichte Der Trogenerbahn 1903-1978. Ref: S6932  

Brugger, D.
Speicher, 1978: Verlag Trogenerbahn.
Tall octavo, 103 pages, photos, map, car drawings, tabular car statistics, German text, glazed boards, fine. **Tramway between St Gallen, Speicher and Trogen - a history to mark its 75th anniversary. The line straddles the boundaries between tramway and railway. One picture shows a lengthy modern train (Pendelzug) running on a reserved roadside track; however the 1903 prospectus as illustrated describes the project as a Strassenbahn and I'll take their word for it.

Price: 12.00
 

Zum Bertoldsbrunnen Mit Bus Und Bahn. Stadtverkehr in Freiburg. Ref: S7464  

Burmeister, J, Köth, A & Schrott, O.
Düsseldorf, 1988: Alba.
Small quarto, 144 pages, photo illustrations, track diagrams, bus/tram station layout, fleet listings, German text, card covers, VG+.

Price: 12.00
 

Tramways In Metropolitan Essex. Ref: S7080  

SOLD

Burrows, V E.
Advertiser Press, 1967; author, 1976.
Two volumes: octavo, 163 pages letterpress + 1 sheet maps loosely inserted + crown octavo, 220 pages typescript + 1 sheet map and large stock list, loosely inserted, both volumes with photo illustrations, no jackets, VG set. **Volume 1 covers the systems of the North Metropolitan Tramways Co, the Lea Bridge, Leyton & Walthamstow Tramways Co and the LCC. Volume 2 (extremely scarce) covers East Ham Corporation, Ilford Council, Barking Town UDC and West Ham Corporation systems.

Price: 35.00

Around London By Tram. Ref: S7083  

Cooper, T & Gent, J.
Sheaf, 1981.
Large landscape octavo, 154 pages, postcard album with captions and notes, jacket, VG+. **London street scenes between 1900 and 1935 taken from period postcards.

Price: 18.00
 

A Century Of Glasgow Tramways Ref: S6933  

Cormack, I L.
STMS, 1972.
Small quarto, 24 pages, photo illustrations, system map, card covers, near fine. **Nice commemorative album with four page historical introduction.

Price: 5.00
 

Tramways Of The Monklands.The history of tramways in Airdrie and Coatbridge. Ref: S5033  

Cormack, I L.
STMS, 1964.
Octavo, 76 pages, photo illustrations, system map, depot layout diagrams, card covers, VG.

Price: 8.00
 

The Portsmouth Papers: No 45: Portsmouth Corporation Tramways 1896-1936. Ref: S4493  

Course, E.
Portsmouth City Council, 1986.
Quarto, 25 pages, photo illustrations, route map, card covers, VG+. **Portsmouth City Council did well to choose a historian of Dr Course's standing to write this concise history of their former tramway system for their series of local studies.

Price: 9.00
 

Electric Railways Of Japan. Interurbans - Tramways - Metros. Volume 3 - Western Japan. Ref: S7032  

Demery, Forty, DeGroote & Higgins.
LRTA, nd, c 1986.
Octavo, 100 pages, maps and system diagrams, card covers, VG. **Lists and describes briefly, with statistics, each of the lines of North Japan. Includes place names in Japanese characters and transcriptions.

Price: 8.00
 

The Red Electrics. Southern Pacific's Oregon interurban. Ref: S7126  

Dill, T & Grande, W R.
Edmonds, Wa, 1994: Pacific Fast Mail.
Large quarto, 135 pages, mainly illustrations, maps, some narrative text, jacket, fine. **Electric lines serving the hinterland of Portland.

Price: 28.00
 

The Haytor Granite Tramway And Stover Canal. Ref: S6725  

Ewans, M C.
D&C,1966: second, enlarged, edition.
Octavo, 72 pages, 25 photo illustrations, map, jacket, near fine. **Devonshire industrial archaeology. The tramway not only carried granite, the line was built from it, in the manner of a plateway.

Price: 15.00
 

The Burton & Ashby Light Railway (and adjacent lines). Ref: S6161  

Goode, C T.
Hull, 1994: published by the author.
Small octavo, 68 pages, photos, map, track plans, card covers, near fine.

Price: 8.00
 

Cardiff's Electric Tramways. Ref: S7122  

Gould, D.
Oakwood Press, 1996 (2nd edition).
Octavo, 136 pages, photo illustrations, sketch map, track diagrams, card covers, near fine. **LP81, a good solid history..

Price: 8.00
 

The Tramways Of Salford. A detailed and illustrated fleet list, together with a brief history of the system. Ref: S4923  

Gray, E.
1963, Manchester Transport Historical Collection.
Tall octavo, 52 pages, double page map, photo illustrations, paper-covered boards and cloth backstrip, VG.

Price: 8.00
 

Chronik 111 Jahre Rostocker Straßenbahn - 88 Jahre elektrischer Betrieb - 66 Jahre Omnibusbetrieb. Ref: S7314  

Groppa, K.
Rostock, 1991 : Rostocker Straßenbahn AG.
Octavo, 109 pages, photo illustrations, some colour, stock lists, German text, card covers, near fine. **Detailed history of trams in Rostock. Includes 15 pages on buses, but they have not been able to find many bus photos to illustrate it with.

Price: 9.00
 

Straßenbahnatlas Rumänien 2004. Ref: S6935  

Günther, A, Tarkhov, S, & Blank, C.
Berlin, 2004: Blickpunct Straßenbahn.
Octavo, 136 pages, maps, summaries of system details, stock lists and histories, German text, card covers, fine.

Price: 10.00
 

Holborn And Finsbury Tramways. Ref: S6491  

Harley, R J.
Middleton, 1996.
Small quarto, 96 page album with many maps, glazed boards, one endpaper creased, otherwise fine. **Tramway Classics series.

Price: 12.00
 

North London Trams. The Metropolitan Electric Tramways Company in Middlesex and the North London suburbs. Ref: S7563  

Harley, R J.
Capital, 2008.
Large square quarto, 160 pages, good photo illustrations, map, route diagrams, tramcar drawings (some colour), glazed boards, fine. ** A good recent history.

Price: 16.00
 

Southwark And Deptford Tramways including New Cross and Forest Hill. Ref: S6081  

Harley, R J.
Middleton, 1994.
Small quarto, 96 page album: photos, maps, diagrams, drawings, glazed boards, fine. **One of Middleton's Tramway Classics series: trams in and around Southwark Street, Elephant and Castle, Walworth Road, St George's Church, Bricklayers Arms, Old Kent Road, Tower Bridge Road, and Tooley Street to Greenwich.

Price: 12.00
 

Thanet's Tramways. Ref: S5582  

Harley, R J.
Middleton, 1993.
Small quarto, probably 96 unnumbered pages, album: photos, maps, diagrams, drawings, glazed boards, fine. **One of Middleton's Tramway Classics series: covers trams in and around Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs.

Price: 11.00
 

+ Ilford And Barking Tramways. Ref: S7602  

Harley, R.
Middleton, 1995.
Small quarto, 96 page album with some maps and car drawings, glazed boards, fine. **Tramway Classics series.

Price: 11.00
 

The Tramways Of Portsmouth. Ref: S7123  

Harrison, S E.
LRTL, 1963, 2nd, revised, edition.
Octavo, 175 pages, photos and maps, jacket, VG+. ** History of the horse-tramways of Portsmouth and Gosport; the electric tramways of Portsmouth; the Gosport and Fareham Tramways and the Portsmouth and Horndean Light Railway. Much superior to the first edition.

Price: 28.00
 

Straßenbahnen Im Ruhrgebiet. Das Netz, das 20 Städte verbindet. Ref: S6724  

Hartmann, H.
Düsseldorf,1975: Alba.
Small squarish quarto, 144 pages, photo illustrations, route maps, some car drawings, German text, card covers. **German trams.

Price: 12.00
 

A Nostalgic Look At Birmingham Trams 1933-53. Ref: S7216  

Harvey, D.
Silver Link, 1993-95.
Large quarto, all three volumes bound together, each 100 pages, albums with extended captions and notes on each district, maps, card covers, near fine. ** All three volumes professionally bound together in a stout dark blue cloth binding, without the original covers. Volume titles: 1. The Northern Routes; 2. The Southern Routes: Bristol Road routes, Cotteridge and the Moseley Road routes, plus Nechells and Bolton Road; 3. The Eastern And Western Routes: Including the Stechford routes, the West Bromwich, Wednesbury and Dudley routes, and the Smethwick, Oldbury and Dudley routes.

Price: 36.00
 

The Wisbech & Upwell Tramway. Ref: S7025  

Hawkins, C & Reeve, G.
Wild Swan, 1982.
Large quarto, 56 pages, photos, maps, track diagrams, card covers, VG. Scarce. **Brief history and description of the locomotives and rolling stock is followed by a lengthy survey of the route in photos and diagrams.

Price: 20.00
 

The Tramways Of Jarrow And South Shields. Ref: S6757  

Hearse, G S.
Published by the author, 1971.
Octavo, 145 pages, maps, photo illustrations, jacket, VG+.

Price: 17.00
 

Tramways Of The City Of Carlisle. Ref: S3783  

Hearse, G S.
Privately published, 1962.
Octavo, 50 pages, system map (centre spread), photos, card covers, VG. **Neat history of the most isolated system in Great Britain: fifty miles from any other tramway. Carlisle was notable for its complete 'clean sweep' of equipment - rolling-stock, overhead and trackwork - halfway through its chequered existence.

Price: 8.00
 

Avancez SVP! Cent ans d'histoire vicinale en Belgique. Ref: S3681  

Henrard, C et al.
Brussels: Agence & Messageries de la Presse, 1985.
Folio, 248 pages, photo illustrations (some colour), French text, card covers, VG+. **Apparently worth the price simply for the picture of the lady modelling the conductrice's uniform.

Price: 25.00
 

Trams In The North West. Ref: S7093  

Hesketh, P.
Ian Allan, 1995.
Small quarto, 128 pages, many photo illustrations, maps, fleet lists, glazed boards, VG+. **History of tram systems in Lancashire and Cumberland,

Price: 14.00
 

Mödling-Hinterbrühl. Die erste elektrische Bahn Europas für Dauerbetrieb. Ref: S3852  

Hohn, Stanfel & Figlhuber.
Slezak, 1983.
Large octavo, 128 pages, photos, drawings, German text, glazed boards. **Tramway in Austria.

Price: 14.00
 

Electric Tramways. Ref: S6362  

Hopkinson, C; Hopkinson, B & Talbot, E.
Extr Proc Civil Engs, 1902.
Octavo, 102 pages, long folding plate (maps of Leeds and Newcastle upon Tyne systems), recent red cloth binding, near fine. **Engineering review of the preceding 14 years: power generation and transmission, rolling stock, motors and earth returns. Authors' experience derives mainly from the Leeds and Newcastle tramways. Scarce

Price: 40.00
 

+ The Story Of The Dover Corporation Tramways 1897 - 1936. Ref: S7603  

Horn, J V.
LRTL, 1955.
Octavo, 88 pages, photo illustrations, route map, car list, green cloth faded on spine, otherwise VG. Scarce.

Price: 18.00
 

Die Entwicklung Der Basler Straßen- Und Überlandbahnen 1840 - 1969. Ref: S6899  

Jeanmaire, C
Basel, 1969 : Verlag Eisenbahn.
Octavo, approximately 200 pages: 347 captioned photo and line illustrations with 18 pages of introductory (German) text, maps, jacket, VG.**City and interurban cars of Basle : Birsigthalbahn, Basler Strassenbahn, Birseckbahn.

Price: 20.00
 

Die Überlandbahnen von Bern nach Worb. Geschichte und Rollmaterial zweier Berner Vorortsstrecken. Ref: S7079  

Jeanmaire, C & Stamm, R.
1971, Eisenbahn Basel.
Octavo, 30 pages of introductory text, then 210 photo illustrations on about 120 pages, maps, tables, diagrams, German text, jacket, VG. **Interurban railways between Berne and Worb (Switzerland). Archiv nr 11.

Price: 22.00
 

Tramways Of Reading. Ref: S7375  

Jordan, H E.
Adam Gordon, 1990 (2nd edition).
Octavo, 96 pages, photo illustrations, map, jacket, fine. **Local history, reprinted from the original of 1956.

Price: 14.00
 

Operation Tramaway. The end of London's trams, 1950-52. Ref: S7438  

Joyce, J.
Ian Allan, 1987.
Quarto, 112 pages, lavishly illustrated with photos, some maps. Jacket. VG.

Price: 15.00
 

Bradford Corporation Tramways. Ref: S4963  

King, S.
Venture, 1999.
Folio, 144 pages, map endpapers (showing the system in 1902 and 1928), photo illustrations, extensive stock lists, chronology, route lists, glazed boards, near fine. **Thorough local history.

Price: 20.00
 

Middleton Tramways. Ref: S6732  

Kirby, A K.
Manchester Transport Museum Society, 1976.
Octavo, 88 pages, photo illustrations, large folding map with track diagrams, old tape repair to jacket otherwise VG+. **Hard back edition. Largely a history of the Middleton Electric Tramway Co, which operated the tram system from opening in 1902 until take-over by the local authorities in 1925, but is completed with an account of Manchester's contribution to the operation and the course of events until final closure in 1934.

Price: 18.00
 

New Tramcars For Rotterdam. Ref: S7224  

Koldijk, S S.
Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co. [1951].
Quarto, 18 pages, photo illustrations, line drawings of cars and components, graph, electrical diagram, English text, card covers, VG+. **Technical description of the new cars by the chief engineer of the Rotterdam Tramways, nicely produced by Metropolitan-Vickers who built some of the equipment.

Price: 12.00
 

+ Betriebsumstellung der Stubaitalbahn Am 2 Juli 1983. Ref: S7607  

Kreutz, W et al.
Innsbruck, 1983 : Stubaitalbahn AG.
Landscape quarto, 36 pages (incl 14 pages of advertisements), photo and line illustrations, diagram, map, time table, German text, card covers. **Official publication describing the modernisation of this delightful tramway which heads up into the mountains from Innsbruck. When we travelled on it in 2011 we hoped for antique traction but found everything brand new. From this it seems that even if we'd gone a year earlier our tram would only have been 27 years old.

Price: 6.00
 

Straßenbahn In Wien vorgestern und übermorgen. Ref: S7031  

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Krobot, Slezak & Sternhart.
Slezak, 1972.
Small quarto, 352 pages, many photos (some colour) and line drawings of cars, maps, chronology, route lists, stock lists etc, German text, glazed boards, near fine. **Trams in Vienna. About 55 pages of text, supported by generous sections of illustrations and tabulated stock lists.

Price: 20.00

Straßenbahn In Mönchengladbach. Ref: S7316  

Lehmann, J.
Nordhorn, 1997 : Kenning.
Large octavo, 144 pages, photo illustrations, some colour, maps, fleet lists, German text, laminated boards, fine.

Price: 18.00
 

English Electric Tramcar Album. Ref: S7030  

Lumb, G.
Ian Allan, 1998.
Small quarto, 128 pages, photo illustrations, jacket, near fine copy. **Over some 50 years English Electric and its antecedents supplied tramcars to operators throughout the British Isles from its works at Preston. This album offers illustrations of tramcars built from the late 19th century to the 1940s, together with well-reseached captions, works plan, some car drawings, and build lists for selected years.

Price: 14.00
 

The Mount Somers Tramway 1886-1943. Mid Canterbury, New Zealand. Ref: S5942  

Maffey, I D.
Christchurch, 1971: NZRLS.
Octavo, 114 pages, photo illustrations, diagrams, jacket, near fine. **A mineral line, not a street tramway.

Price: 20.00
 

Weston-super-Mare Tramways. Ref: S5912  

Maggs, C.
Oakwood, 1974.
Octavo, 38 pages, photos, map, card covers, fine. **Locomotion Paper 78, useful local history.

Price: 6.00
 

Mechanical Traction Upon Tramways. Ref: S6521  

Mallet, A.
Extr Proc Inst Mech Engineers, 1878.
Octavo, 46 pages, disbound and economically stapled into card covers with tape backstrip. **M. Anatole Mallet on the steam tram: a careful and interesting study of the problems of mechanical traction on public roads.

Price: 14.00
 

75 Jahre Straßenbahn Plauen. Ref: S7332  

Mensdorf, J & Reichenbach, K.
Dresden, 1970 : Verkehrsmuseums.(2nd printing or possibly edition, first published 1969).
Octavo, 100 pages, many photos, tabulated stock list, German text, card covers, VG. **Tramway system of Plauen in Germany.

Price: 10.00
 

Wiener Straßenbahn-Panorama. Bilder aus der Zeit von 1865 bis 1982. Ref: S7562  

Pawlik, H P & Slezak, J O.
Vienna, 1982 : Slezak.
Large octavo, 160 page album with historical introduction, line list and vehicle list, system map on rear endpaper, German text, glazed boards, front corners bumped, otherwise VG+.

Price: 16.00
 

The Wantage Tramway. Ref: S7371  

Pearce Higgins, S H.
Abbey Press, 1958.
Octavo, 158 pages + 28 pages of plates, portrait frontispiece, maps, jacket rubbed, otherwise VG. **Attractive branch line history boasts an introduction by John Betjeman, who justly commends the book as 'full and scholarly'. Accompanied by press cuttings from 1959 and 1965.

Price: 18.00
 

Isle Of Man Tramways. Ref: S4921  

Pearson, F K.
David & Charles, 1970.
Octavo, 379 pages, very well illustrated with photos, maps, plans, gradient diagrams and some excellent drawings, jacket, VG. *"A wealth of historical, engineering and social detail".

Price: 30.00
 

Chronik Der Straßenbahn. Ref: S7487  

Prasuhn, P H.
Hanover, 1969 : Schaper.
Small square quarto, 240 pages, largely of photo illustrations, line drawings, jacket, VG. **40 page introduction is followed by 175 pages of photos chronicling the development of the German tramcar. Lines drawings of many types of tramcar follow.

Price: 14.00
 

Mountain & Gibson. Ref: S7033  

Price, J H.
Nemo, 1980.
Octavo, 60 pages, photo illustrations, card covers, near fine. ** History and development of the detachable tramcar truck carrying motors and gearing, as introduced by McGuire of Chicago; and of the firms in America and Britain which produced them.

Price: 5.00
 

Leeds: A History Of Its Tramways. Ref: S7259  

Proudlock, N.
Published by the author, 1991.
Octavo, 184 pages + very large folding map, photo illustrations, jacket, fine. **Useful local history; includes stock lists, route chronology, etc.

Price: 18.00
 

Aus Der Chronik Der Mettmanner Straßenbahnen. Ref: S6903  

Reimann, W R.
Berlin, 1998 : Verlag B Neddermeyer.
Large octavo, 135 pages, photo illustrations, some maps, German text, glazed boards, fine.

Price: 18.00
 

The Tramways Of East London: Barking, East Ham, Ilford, Leyton, Walthamstow, West Ham. Ref: S7260  

'Rodinglea'
1967, TLRS & LRLT.
Octavo, 252 pages, photos, system maps, tables, chronology, stock list, jacket, VG+.

Price: 26.00
 

British Electric Tramcar Design 1885-1950. Ref: S7215  

Rush, R W.
OPC, 1976.
Large quarto, 122 pages, illustrated with photos and scale drawings, glazed boards, VG. **Useful reference, particularly for model-makers. Cars of some 50 provincial undertakings are described and illustrated in detail. London is omitted as being already well covered.

Price: 20.00
 

Die Rheinbahn. Stadtverkehr in und um Düsseldorf. Ref: S6473  

Schild, A & Waltking, D.
Düsseldorf, 1985: Alba (2nd impression).
Small squarish octavo, 175 pages, photos, maps, car drawings, stock lists, bibliography, German text, card covers, near fine. **Public transport in Düsseldorf. As well as trams there are also buses and a little on river boats.

Price: 14.00
 

The Tramway Era In Sheffield. Souvenir brochure on the closure of the tramways, 8th October, 1960. Ref: S6813  

Sheffield Transport Department.
Large quarto, 32 pages, photo and other illustrations, chronology, card covers, VG. **A good history of the system.

Price: 10.00
 

Elektrische Bahn Wohlen-Meisterschwanden. Ref: S6986  

Sigrist, S.
Leissigen, 1998: Prellbock.
Octavo, 112 pages, photos (some period colour), map, stock drawings and lists, German text, glazed boards, near fine. **A short standard gauge inter-urban type operation in Switzerland. It seems to have gone now, although nothing in the book suggests its days were numbered (admittedly my very limited German may be letting me down here).

Price: 14.00
 

The Brill Tramway. Including the railway from Aylesbury to Verney Junction. Ref: S7426  

Simpson, B.
OPC, 1985.
Large quarto, 128 pages, many illustrations, drawings, track plans, jacket, fine copy.

Price: 22.00
 

Souvenir. Electrification Of The Mumbles Railway 1928. Ref: S7286  

South Wales Transport Co Ltd.
1928
Small landscape octavo, 32 pages, map, photo illustrations throughout, brief history, pictorial red and cream card covers, somewhat soiled, worn at back fold and staples, but holding, faint damp stain to lower corner of all pages, contents generally G+. **Nice commemorative booklet. Illustrations of trains, electrical equipment and Mumbles pier.

Price: 12.00
 

The Tramways Of Woolwich And South East London. Ref: S7557  

Southeastern
LRTL/TLRS, 1963.
Octavo, 248 pages, system maps, photo illustrations, stock lists, jacket slightly worn, now with cellophane protector, VG+. **Woolwich, Greenwich, Dartford, Erith, Bexley.

Price: 18.00
 

Strassenbahn In Graz. Ref: S7312  

Sternhart, H.
Slezak, 1979.
Small quarto, 176 pages, many photos and line drawings of cars, maps, stock lists, German text, glazed boards, near fine. **Trams in Austria. About 50 pages of text, supported by generous sections of illustrations and tabulated stock lists.

Price: 18.00
 

Ein Jahrhundert Kasseler Nahverkehr. Ref: S7417  

Stör, G A.
Kassel, 1977 : Kasseler Verkehrs-Gesellschaft.
Square quarto, 136 pages, map, photos, diagramatic route maps, route lists, extensive stock lists with drawings, German text, jacket torn, book otherwise VG. **Steam trams, horse trams, electric trams, omnibus, trolleybus. Also a line called the Herkulesbahn, which carried coal as well as passengers and featured a most unusual vehicle consisting of two wagons on a single chassis driven from a centre steeple cab. This is in the tram section because the advertised bus element is relegated to a few pages at the end. Tracked transport is where the author's heart is.

Price: 14.00
 

The Tramways Of Wigan. Ref: S6902  

Stretch, E K.
1978, Manchester Transport Museum Soc.
Large octavo, 216 pages, photo illustrations, maps including large folding system map, card covers, VG+. **A very detailed history of the system.

Price: 17.00
 

Tramway Atlas Of The Former USSR. / Straßenbahnatlas Ehem. Sowjetunion. Ref: S6985  

Tarkhov et al.
Berlin: Blickpunct Straßenbahn / London: LRTA, 1996.
Large quarto, 232 pages, maps, summaries of system details and histories, English and German text card covers, near fine. ** Useful atlas. You learn something new every day: between 1895-1902 there were electric tramways on the frozen River Neva in St Petersburg. Winter service only, no map offered.

Price: 20.00
 

80 Jahre Zürcher Straßenbahnen. Ein historisch-technischer Rückblick. Ref: S7559  

Trüb, W.
1961, off-print from Eisenbahn-Amateur.
Large octavo, 64 pages, photos, tables, 1907 system map, double-page 1959system map, German text, card covers, VG+. **Detailed commemorative history of the Zurich tramway system.

Price: 6.00
 

The Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Electric Railway. Ref: S5781  

Turner, K.
Oakwood, 1993.
Small octavo, 128 pages, map, photo illlustrations, fleet list, card covers, fine. **LP187.

Price: 8.00
 

+ A Nostalgic Look At Leeds Trams Since 1950. Ref: S7604  

Twidale, G H E.
SLP, 1991.
Quarto, 68 pages, map, photos (a few in period colour), card covers, VG+. **Brief system history followed by large and interesting photo section. This work boasts an enthusiastic 2-page introduction by Alan Bennett.

Price: 10.00
 

A Nostalgic Look At Edinburgh Trams Since 1950. Ref: S6718  

Twidale, G H E.
Silver Link, 1989.
Large quarto, 64 pages, brief history followed by photo section with extended captions, period colour centre pages, map, card covers, fine.

Price: 10.00
 

British & Irish Tramway Systems since 1945. Ref: S6983  

Waller, M H & P.
Ian Allan, 1992.
Quarto, 208 pages, photo illustrations, maps, hard back, jacket, near fine copy. ** Substantial study of the post war decline of tramways, written just as the light railway revival got under way.

Price: 20.00
 

The Manchester Tramways. Ref: S7082  

Yearsley, I & Groves, P.
TPC, 1991 revised edition.
Folio, 304 pages, photo illustrations, fleet list, map, system development maps on front endpapers, cloth boards, no jacket, near fine. **System history, detailed and comprehensive.

Price: 30.00
 

Tramways In Rochdale. Steam, electric and Metrolink. Ref: S7127  

Young, T.
LRTA, 2008.
Large quarto, 202 pages, map endpapers, photos (some colour), diagrams, maps, tabulated data, glazed boards, slight damage to lower end of spine, otherwise fine. **A comprehensive history, including some fascinating photographs.

Price: 20.00
 

Die Straßenbahnen in Dortmund 1881-1992. Ref: S7561  

Zander, B & Tepper, F.
Dusseldorf, 1992 : Alba.
Small squarish quarto, 136 pages, illustrated with photos, route maps and diagrams, stock lists, German text, card covers, near fine. **Local tramway history.

Price: 12.00
 

+ Die Schaffhauser Strassenbahnen. Geschichte und Rollmaterial seit 1901. Ref: S7608  

Zimmerman, J & Gerbig, R.
Schaffhausen, 1976 : Meili.
Landscape quarto, 78 pages, photo illustrations, rolling stock drawings and diagrams, maps, German text, glazed boards, near fine. **History and rolling stock of the tramway system of Schaffhauser, a Swiss town on the Rhine.

Price: 14.00
 

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