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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
 

Bournemouth And Poole Tramways. Ref: S6258  

Anderson, R C..
Middleton, 1995.
Small quarto, 96-page album: photos, maps, diagrams, glazed boards, fine. **Tramway Classics series.

Price: 10.00
 

The Tramways Of Croydon. Ref: S6239  

Baddeley, G E and others ("Southmet").
LRTA, 1960, first edition.
Octavo, 212 pages, photos, folding map, drawings, detailed stock list, tear to front of jacket, otherwise VG.

Price: 16.00
 

Double Century. Centenary of two unique Manx tramways. Ref: S6824  

Basnett, S & Pearson, K.
Adam Gordon, 1996.
Octavo, 136 pages, well illustrated: maps, photos (some colour), diagrams, tables, red cloth and gilt, not issued with jacket, fine. **The Douglas Southern and the Upper Douglas Cable Tramway. An appendix gives a brief history of the cliff lifts.

Price: 18.00
 

The Aramac Tramway. Ref: S7485  

SOLD

Bell, P & Kerr, J.
Melbourne, 2002 : Light Railway Research Society Of Australia.
Folio, 48 pages, photo illustrations, maps, diagrams, laminated card covers. **Bucolic branch line in Queensland.

Price: 12.00

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
 

The Tramways Of South Yorkshire And Humberside. Ref: S5089  

Bett, W H & Gillham, J C, ed Price.
LRTA, nd (1980s).
Octavo, 74 pages, photo illustrations, system maps, stock lists, card covers, VG. **Text expanded from the relevant chapters of Great British Tramway Networks (fourth edition 1962) with the original maps revised and some new ones added, together with original and new photographs. Covers Barnsley, Dearne district, Doncaster, Grimsby, Hull, Immingham, Mexborough & Swinton, Rotherham and Sheffield..

Price: 5.00
 

The Felthams. The story of the Union Construction Company. Ref: S5969  

Blacker, K C.
Dryhurst, 1962.
Octavo, 56 pages, map, many photos, stock list, card covers, near fine. ** The Union Construction Company was a subsidiary of the London Underground. It produced tube stock and trolleybuses as well as trams, but the trams get the lion's share of this book

Price: 8.00
 

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
 

Dumbarton's Trams And Buses. Ref: S4074  

Brotchie, A W & Grieves, R L.
NB Traction, 1985.
Quarto, 56 pages, photo illustrations, card covers, near fine. **Contains a listing of all bus operators. Includes three photographs and a paragraph about the George Bennie Railplane, a 1930s overhead monorail experiment, which came to nothing : a Dan Dare vehicle suspended incongruously from a complicated girder track.

Price: 6.00
 

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  

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
 

Bristol's Tramways. Ref: S6008  

Davey, P.
Middleton, 1995.
Small quarto, 96-page album: photos, maps, diagrams, drawings, glazed boards, four modern postcards of Bristol trams have been tipped in, two each to the front endpaper and title page, fine. **Tramway Classics series.

Price: 11.00
 

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 Tramways Of The West Of England. Ref: S4748  

Gentry, P W.
LRTL, 1952 (1st edn).
Octavo, 139 pages + 2 folding maps (Bristol & Plymouth), photo illustrations, other system maps, no jacket, VG+. **Covers Bath, Bristol, Camborne & Redruth, Cheltenham, Exeter, Gloucester, Lynton & Lynmouth, Plymouth, Swindon, Taunton, Torquay, Weston s-Mare & Worcester. Includes three cliff railways - Bristol (Clifton Rocks), Lynton & Lynmouth and Torquay (Babbacombe).

Price: 18.00
 

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
 

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
 

A Short Review Of Birmingham Corporation Tramways. Ref: S5968  

Hardy, P L & Jaques, P.
HJ, 1974, 3rd edition.
Octavo, 52 pages + large folding map, many photos, detailed fleet list, card covers, near fine. ** Includes 6 punched Birmingham Corporation Tramway and Omnibus Department tickets, loosely inserted.

Price: 30.00
 

+ 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
 

Embankment And Waterloo Tramways. Ref: S5958  

Harley, R J.
Middleton, 1994.
Small quarto, 96 page album: photos, maps, diagrams, drawings, glazed boards, fine. **One of Middleton's Tramway Classics series: covers trams in and around the Kingsway subway, Victoria Embankment, County Hall, Waterloo and North Lambeth, St George's Circus, Blackfriars Road and Blackfriars and Westminster Bridges.

Price: 12.00
 

East Ham And West Ham Tramways. Ref: S6338  

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

Price: 12.00
 

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 Gateshead. Ref: S5140  

Hearse, G S.
Published by the author, 1965.
Octavo, 123 pages + 2 folding maps, photo illustrations, jacket, near fine.

Price: 16.00
 

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
 

Straßenbahn In Klagenfurt. Ref: S5430  

Herrmann, H & Laula, A.
Vienna, 1981: Slezak.
Large octavo, 96 pages, photo illustrations, map, vehicle drawings, stock list, German text, laminated card covers, VG. **A brief text is followed by a large photographic section. Klagenfurt seems to be a town in Austria.

Price: 15.00
 

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
 

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
 

A Desire Of Tramcars. Ref: S5998  

Jowitt, R E.
Ian Allan, 1969.
Small quarto, 200 pages, photos, jacket, VG. **A 20 page introduction is followed by a collection of Jowitt's particularly satisfying photographs of trams all over western Europe including post-war Britain.

Price: 20.00
 

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
 

London County Council Tramways Handbook. Ref: S4750  

'Kennington'.
TLRS, 1970.
Octavo, 96 pages + large folding map, photo illustrations, card covers, VG. **An outline story of the LCC tramways in general terms, together with more detailed information on routes, services and rolling stock.

Price: 10.00
 

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
 

Straßenbahn In Wien vorgestern und übermorgen. Ref: S7031  

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
 

Norwich Tramways. Ref: S6259  

Mackley, D.
Middleton, 2000.
Small quarto, 96 page album: photos, maps, track diagrams, glazed boards, fine. **One of Middleton's Tramway Classics series.

Price: 10.00
 

Die St Pöltner Straßenbahn. Ref: S5248  

Marincig, H.
Vienna, 1981: Pospischil.
Large quarto, 107 pages, large photo section, track plans, scale drawings, German text, laminated boards, F. **History of trams in St Pölten (Austria).

Price: 20.00
 

Belfast Corporation Tramways 1905-1954. Ref: S6683  

Maybin, J M.
LRTA, nd (1970s?).
Octavo, 83 pages, photo illustrations and maps, paper covers, VG+. **Story of Belfast tramways from the time of the take-over by the Corporation up to closure.

Price: 9.00
 

The Giant's Causeway Tramway. The pioneer hydro-electric railway. Ref: S4328  

McGuigan, J H.
Oakwood, 1964.
Octavo, 107 pages + 8 pages photo plates, map, a few line drawings. Scarce hard back edition with jacket, fine. **Lovely copy.

Price: 20.00
 

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
 

Light Weight Tramway Motors. Ref: S5690  

Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co Ltd.
nd, circa 1926.
Quarto, 24 pages, photo illustrations and diagrams, card covers, punched for a ring binder, no loss of content, VG. ** Very detailed descriptions of electric motors and their components. Circular No 1580/1.

Price: 12.00
 

De Buurtspoorwegen In De Provincie Limburg 1885-1961. Ref: S5688  

Neyens, J.
1972.
Octavo, 128 pp, photo illustrations, Flemish text, jacket (slightly rubbed), contains photocopy of map of the Vicinal, loosely inserted, which has offset slightly on jacket and front endpapers, otherwise VG+. **Belgian trams.

Price: 16.00
 

London County Council Tramways. Ref: S5070  

Oakley
1989, 1991, London Tramways History Group
2 volumes octavo, together 986 pages with hundreds of photo illustrations and drawings. Glazed boards, both sunned on spines otherwise a near fine set. **Monumental and exhaustive history of the subject. Volume 1 deals with South London, Volume 2 with North London.

Price: 40.00
 

+ 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
 

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
 

A Nostalgic Look At Llandudno And Colwyn Bay Trams Since 1945. Ref: S5490  

Price, G.
SLP, 1997.
Quarto, 132 pages, map, photos (a few in period colour), jacket, near fine. **Brief system history followed by large and interesting photo section.

Price: 18.00
 

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
 

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
 

Swansea & Mumbles Railway: The Chain Of Progress. Ref: S4688  

South Wales Transport Co Ltd.
1960.
Folio, 24 pages, photo illustrations, drawings, card covers, near fine. **Closure souvenir; the railway was to be abandoned in favour of a bus service: " it is planned to give the public even better facilities than they have had in the past". Progress forsooth!

Price: 10.00
 

+ 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
 

Hundert Jahre Badner Bahn. Die Geschichte der Badner Straßenbahn und der Lokalbahn Wien-Baden. Ref: S6009  

Sternhart, H & Pötschner, H.
Vienna, 1973: Slezak.
Large octavo, 192 pages, 40 pages of mainly German text is followed by an 80 page photo section; there are also time table extracts, stock lists, track diagrams, statistics and vehicle drawings, laminated boards, fine.

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 Directory Of British Tram Depots. Ref: S6684  

Turner, Smith & Smith.
OPC, 2001.
Quarto, 160 pages + 16 page index, maps, some photos, jacket, near fine. **Systematic and thorough gazetteer of tram depots, with brief system and site details and a good site plan (from large-scale OS maps) for each depot. There is a brief appendix outlining the vehicle storage provision of Manchester Metrolink, South Yorkshire Supertram, Midland Metro and Croydon Tramlink.

Price: 24.00
 

A Nostalgic Look At Glasgow Trams Since 1950. Ref: S6685  

Twidale, G H E & Mack, R F.
Silver Link, 1988.
Large quarto, 64 pages, brief history followed by album with extended captions, colour centre spread, map, card covers, fine.

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
 

Sernftalbahn Schwanden-Elm. Ref: S5910  

Waldburger, H & Aeschlimann, J.
Leissigen, 2005: Prellbock.
Small quarto, 224 pages, photo illustrations, some colour, stock list, German text, glazed boards, fine. **No 19 in the well-produced and extensive Prellbock series of histories of the smaller Swiss local railways and tramways.

Price: 20.00
 

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 Heyday Of The Tram Ref: S2338  

Waller, P.
Ian Allan, 1992.
Landscape quarto, 80 pages colour album, glazed boards, fine. **Includes some preservation but a high proportion of the photographs are period colour.

Price: 12.00
 

Trambahn Der Stadt St Gallen. Ref: S5780  

Wanner, R & Aeschlimann, J.
Leissigen, 2002: Prellbock.
Small quarto, 128 pages, many photo illustrations, some colour, maps, drawings, stock lists, German text, dark blue laminated boards, fine. **Prellbock issued an extensive series of histories of the smaller Swiss local railways and tramways, well produced on high quality gloss paper, in uniform volumes.

Price: 15.00
 

Galveston-Houston Electric Railway. Ref: S4249  

Woods, H.
Electric Railway Publications, 1959.
Large quarto, 84 pages, photos, maps, card covers, VG. **Interurban Special No 22.

Price: 14.00
 

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
 

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