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UK & Irish Railways: Authors A - L

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+ The Great Western Railway. Routes, statutes, opening dates, & other particulars. Ref: S7860  

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AvonAnglia, 1986 reprint of GWR 1926 edition.
Small octavo, 142 pages, card covers, near fine. ** A record of the routes, acts of Parliament, opening dates and other particulars of the lines of the Great Western Railway. The original was prepared in 1922 by P R Gale of the Chief Goods Manager's office. The map in the original is not reproduced in the reprint.

Price: 5.00
 

Mechanisation Of Toton Down Marshalling Yard, LMSR. Introduction of railbrakes, power-operated points, and other modern equipment. Ref: S7479  

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Railway Gazette, 1939 (reprint of Gazette article).
Folio 27 pages with photos and diagrams, light card covers, VG. **Includes a track plan of the entire yard, building plans, other signalling diagrams, many photos including equipment and operational details.

Price: 12.00
 

Railways Act 1993. Ref: S7422  

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HMSO.
Quarto, 244 pages, card covers, near fine. **Privatisation - the Act of Parliament.

Price: 18.00
 

The Glasgow And South Western Railway. Ref: S6715  

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Stephenson Locomotive Society, 1950.
Octavo, 60 pages + 24 pages of mainly photo plates, colour frontispiece, card covers, near fine. **Masses of information in this small publication: history, chronology, class-by-class locomotive survey, chapters on rolling stock, docks and steamers and more.

Price: 10.00
 

The Official Guide To The South Eastern & Chatham Railway, and the Royal Mail express routes to Paris, Bâle, Brussels, Cologne and continental Europe. Ref: S5198  

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1906, edition not given.
Crown octavo, 445 pages, photo illustrations on plates and in the text. The general map is absent but the rest of the local and town plans appear to be as called for. Red cloth with black lettering and decoration (Canterbury cathedral), VG. ** NB This handsome production is a topographical guide to the areas and towns served by the SECR, not a company history.

Price: 55.00
 

Pre-Grouping Railway Junction Diagrams 1914. Ref: S7769  

[Railway Clearing House]
Ian Allan, undated (c1980).
Landscape octavo, 158 pages of coloured maps plus a 7-page place-name index. Laminated boards, cloth spine, VG. **A nicely done reprint faithful to the original, except each leaf printed both sides instead of single sided. The RCH is nowhere acknowledged, or even referred to.

Price: 20.00
 

Locomotive & Train Working In The Latter Part Of The Nineteenth Century. Ref: S3338  

Ahrons, E L.
1952-54, Cambridge, Heffer.
Six volumes octavo, about 130 pages per volume (except the final volume which is 77 pages), numerous photo plates, all with dust wrappers, some wear and occasional spotting to the latter, and spotting to the edges of volume 2, but a good, presentable set of this famous work. **The text originally appeared as a long series of articles in the Railway Magazine between 1915 and 1926. It was subsequently arranged in book form and edited by L L Asher, who in the early 1950s was building up a railway list for Heffers, the Cambridge academic booksellers. In volume sequence the set runs: Eastern English Companies; LMS English companies; Scottish Companies; Southern Companies; Great Western and constituents; Irish companies. In all 32 companies are described in Ahrons' inimitable style.

Price: 125.00
 

British Express Trains. Ref: S6272  

Allen, C J.
Ian Allan, 1960.
Five volumes, duodecimo, each 64 pages except 3 and 5 which are 72 pages, some photo illustrations, timings, card covers, a little edge wear but overall an attractive clean, bright set. **These abc style booklets describe the routes and working of British expresses. No 1: Western Region; No 2: Southern Region; No 3: London Midland Region; No 4: Eastern, NE Regions; No 5: Anglo Scottish services and Scottish Region.

Price: 25.00
 

Rails In The Isle Of Wight. Ref: S6713  

Allen, P C & MacLeod, A B.
Allen & Unwin, 1967, 1st edition.
Quarto, 68 pages + 56 pages of b/w plates (127 photos), 2 colour plates, map, jacket, VG+. **A broad picture of the railways of the Island during the 105 years of steam operation which ended in 1966. A B MacLeod was in charge of the Island railways between 1928 - 1934.

Price: 20.00
 

The Railways Of The Isle Of Wight. Ref: S6140  

Allen, P C.
LPC, 1928.
Octavo, 84 pages, photo plates, locomotive list, original blue cloth, sepia plate mounted on front, some light foxing on most pages, G+. **The first book of significance to be written on the subject. Fairly scarce.

Price: 50.00
 

A Pictorial Record Of LMS Architecture. Ref: S7701  

Anderson, V R & Fox, G K.
1981, OPC.
Large quarto, about 300 unnumbered pages, 689 photo illustrations, 94 line drawings, jacket, VG+. **Mostly the buildings of the pre-grouping constituents, though the LMS made a solid contribution in the way of replacement stations, bridges, locomotive depots. This selection ranges from major stations to the humblest of the lesser structures.

Price: 35.00
 

Steam In Scotland. Ref: S3211  

Anderson, W J V & Cross, D (eds).
Roundhouse/Ian Allan, 1968, 1972.
2 volumes, landscape folio, 160 + 114 pages albums, coloured frontispieces, maps, jackets, some wear to corners otherwise VG. **Volume 1 is of ex-LMS lines, volume 2 of ex-LNER. The photographs are mostly by the editors, nicely captioned .

Price: 65.00
 

The Roads And Railroads, Vehicles And Modes Of Travelling of ancient and modern countries; with accounts of bridges, tunnels and canals in various parts of the world. Ref: S5099  

Anon.
London, 1839: J W Parker.
Small octavo, viii, 340 pages, steel engravings on plates and in the text. Contemporary dec cloth, bookplates of three previous owners, a near fine copy. Ottley 412. **Railways and locomotives occupy pages 262-340. Not common.

Price: 75.00
 

A History Of London Transport. Passenger transport and the development of the Metropolis. Ref: S7814  

Barker, T C & Robbins, R M.
Allen & Unwin, 1963-74.
Two volumes, large octavo, 412 pages + 553 pages, photo plates and maps, appendices and chapter notes, jackets, VG+. **A clean set of the superior first edition. The official history of London Transport (the organisation) and its predecessors.

Price: 75.00
 

Next Station. A railway plans for the future. Ref: S7618  

Barman, C.
Allen & Unwin, for the Great Western Railway, 1947.
Small quarto, 113 pages, coloured frontispiece and six further coloured illustrations, drawings, sketch maps, card covers, ex BR legal library, with stamp etc, otherwise VG+. ** A low-key cover hides a handsome production, setting out the GWR's plans for the future - motive power, rolling stock, stations, hotels etc. The illustrations - mostly of future projects - are very well done, in the style of the time. Nice.

Price: 14.00
 

Redruth & Chasewater Railway 1824 - 1915. Ref: S4538  

Barton.
Bradford Barton, 1978.
Octavo, 100 pages, photos, map, card covers, fine. 2nd edition, enlarged.

Price: 8.00
 

B&CDR Report Of The Directors And Financial Accounts And Statistical Returns for the year ending 31st of December, 1926. Ref: S5900  

Belfast and County Down Railway.
Belfast, 1927.
Folio, folded thrice, legal style, with title etc printed in column form to appear on outside fold, 20 pages stapled, paper covers, some wear and external discolouration, generally VG. **Includes full page system map.

Price: 12.00
 

+ The First Railway In London. Being the story of the London And Greenwich Railway from 1832 to 1878. Ref: S7853  

Bennett, A R.
Conway Maritime Press, 1971 reprint of 1912 original.
Quarto, 48 pages, photos, drawings, jacket worn, slight shelf wear to book otherwise a very good copy. **Reprint of a Locomotive Magazine souvenir (this didn't mean a keepsake, rather an extra publication included with the magazine).

Price: 14.00
 

The Cliffe Hill Mineral Railway. Ref: S7050  

Billington, M H.
Plateway, 1997, 2nd (revised) edition.
Octavo, x + 77 pages, maps, photo illustrations, locomotive drawings, lists, card covers, fine. **History of the two foot gauge railway connecting the Cliffe Hill granite quarries near Markfield in Leiceicestershire with the MR.

Price: 12.00
 

BR Steam Motive Power Depots. ScR. Ref: S7363  

Bolger, P.
Ian Allan, 1983.
Octavo, 112 pages with photo illustrations, sketch track plans and specimen lists of locomotive allocations for the 1950s and 1960s, jacket, near fine. **Useful compact reference.

Price: 12.00
 

Irish Railway Album. Ref: S7665  

Boocock, C P.
Ian Allan, 1968.
Quarto, 128 pages, map, jacket, VG. **CIE and the various Northern Ireland railways, broad and narrow gauge, plus a few pages on the unusual Guinness brewery railways.

Price: 16.00
 

Over Shap To Carlisle. The Lancaster and Carlisle Railway in the 20th century. Ref: S7146  

Bowtell, H D.
Ian Allan, 1983.
Small quarto, 144 pages, many photo illustrations, maps, diagrams, jacket spine faded, otherwise near fine. **Detailed history from the 1890s to the 1980s covering the route, structures, signalling and running of the west coast main line between Preston and Carlisle.

Price: 15.00
 

Narrow Gauge Railways In North Caernavonshire. Ref: S3938  

Boyd, J I C.
Oakwood, 1981, 1985, 1986.
Three volumes, octavo, 282 + 164 + 228 pages + photo plates, maps, site plans, stock lists, jackets, VG set. **Volume 1 (West) covers the Nantlle railway, the Snowdon mountain railway, the pwllheli & Llanbedrog tramway and the South Beach tramway (Pwllheli); Volume 2 is The Penrhyn Quarry Railways; Volume 3 (The Dinorwic Quarry And Railways, Great Orme Tramway And Other Rail Systems) includes quarry systems at Penmaenmawr, Dolgarrog, Conway Valley proposals, and Llanberis.

Price: 60.00
 

Bradshaw's Railway Manual, Shareholders' Guide And Official Directory For 1881. Ref: S7757  

Bradshaw
33rd year of issue.
Small octavo, 619 pages, two maps (map of British Isles missing), original dark green embossed cloth and gilt, neatly rebacked to match, and with neat internal strenthening of hinges with paper tape. VG. ** "Containing the history and financial position of every British railway, also of the principal canal and rolling stock companies, with statistics, powers, and other data to the close of the year : the railway interest in parliament, etc; accompanied by an alphabetical arrangement of the whole administrative and executive staffs in the three kingdoms; to which is added copious information relating to foreign and colonial lines : Illustrated with elaborate steel-engraved railway maps of the British Isles and the continent of Europe, India &c."Of the three folding maps referred to that of the British Isles is missing. The Indian map is torn and the greater part detached, but present. The Europe map is still in place although fragile.
Note that this is an investors' manual, not a tourist guide.

Price: 48.00
 

The Devizes Branch. A Wiltshire railway remembered. Ref: S6660  

Bray, N S M.
Picton, 1984.
Octavo, 92 pages, illustrated with photos, station diagrams and map, card covers, VG+. *Branch line history.

Price: 8.00
 

Swindon's Other Railway. The Midland & South Western Junction Railway 1900-1990. Ref: S5891  

Bridgeman, B, Barrett, D & Bird, D.
Sutton 1990.
Folio, 88 pages, many illustrations, maps, jacket, fine. ** "A visual and documentary record of the M&SWJR during the twentieth century": more pictures than text.

Price: 18.00
 

Railway Through Talerddig. The story of the Newtown & Machynlleth and associated railways in the Dyfi valley. Ref: S7266  

Briwnant-Jones, G.
Gomer, 1990.
Small square quarto, 144 pages, photos, track plans, maps, jacket, near fine. **Sound, readable local history.

Price: 16.00
 

+ Outline Of Irish Railway History. Ref: S7869  

Casserley, H C.
D&C, 1974.
Octavo, 303 pages, photo illustrations, maps, track diagrams, stock lists, large folding map at end, very slight wear to jacket edges, otherwise a fine copy.

Price: 32.00
 

The Cambrian Railways 1852-1968. Ref: S5418  

Christiansen, R & Miller, R W.
David & Charles, 1967.
2 volumes octavo, 178 pages, 218 pages with photo plates, text and line illustrations, maps, coloured frontispiece to both volumes, some wear to jackets, books VG+. **Standard reference.

Price: 48.00
 

The Railways Of Hertfordshire. With a full account of those which were proposed but not built. Ref: S7386  

Cockman, F G.
Herts Libraries, 1983 : 2nd edn.
Quarto, 122 pages + 20 pages of photo plates, sketch maps, index, booklist, card covers, VG+. **Useful local history.

Price: 12.00
 

The Forgotten Stations Of Greater London. Ref: S6904  

Connor, J E & Halford, B L.
Connor & Butler, 1991.
140 pages, photos, nine maps covering the area, card covers, fine. ** "A gazetteer of disused and renamed passenger stations within the area covered by the Greater London boroughs". Gives opening and closing dates and a brief history of each station.

Price: 8.00
 

The London Railway Record Number 13 October 1997. Ref: S7524  

SOLD

Connor, J E (editor).
Connor & Butler.
Octavo magazine, 36 pages, near fine. **Articles include Brompton Road, Wimbledon - West Croydon and Great Western Power (the Park Royal power station). Always a good read and early issues are not easy to find.

Price: 10.00

Rails Around Belfast. Ref: S6962  

Crockhart, A & Patience, J.
Midland Publishing, 2004.
Quarto, 80 page album, card covers, fine. **One of the collectable Irish Railway Pictorial series - high quality paper and production.

Price: 12.00
 

Industrial Railways Of The South-East. Ref: S6392  

Dean, I, Neale, A & Smith, D.
Middleton, 1984.
Small quarto, approx 96 unnumbered pages, album: photos, maps, glazed boards, fine. **The gritty south. Produced for the Chalk Pits Museum at Amberley, a leafy rather than gritty place, but well worth a day's visit.

Price: 12.00
 

The Central Wales Line. An illustrated history of the Shrewsbury to Swansea railway. Ref: S7623  

Doughty, A.
OPC, 1997.
Folio, 192 pages, illlustrated with photos, station track plans, maps, jacket, fine copy.

Price: 24.00
 

Railway Heraldry and other insignia. Ref: S7152  

Dow, G.
D&C, 1973.
Octavo, 269 pages, including 24 colour plates, other black & white photos throughout, slight browning on endpapers, jacket, faded on spine, generally VG. **Essential reference.

Price: 28.00
 

Welsh Railways. A photographer's view. Ref: S6775  

Dunstone, D & Jarvis, A.
Gomer, 2002.
Large octavo, 154 pages, photos, with a high proportion of period colour, some diagrammatic maps, fine copy. **A good album with some narrative text; the photos are arranged geographically, with descriptions and reminiscences of each area in addition to the captions.

Price: 12.00
 

The Cheshire Lines Committee. Then and now. Ref: S7275  

Dyckhoff, N.
Ian Allan, 1984.
Small quarto album, 112 pages, 10-page introduction, map, bibliography, jacket, near fine.

Price: 14.00
 

A Royal Road. Being the history of the London & South Western Railway from 1825 to the present time. Ref: S4822  

SOLD

Fay, S.
Kingston, 1883: Drewett.
Octavo, 139 pages, portrait frontispiece and two engraved plates. Newly rebound in royal blue cloth, a fine copy. **The book that brought the youthful Fay to prominence and in due course to the management of great undertakings.

Price: 60.00

The History Of The Canterbury & Whitstable Railway. An account of the construction, opening and working of the first passenger railway in the south of England. Ref: S3729  

Fellows, R B.
Canterbury, Jennings, 1930.
Quarto, 94 pages, plates, 2 folding plans, cloth, free endpapers browned otherwise VG+. **Scarce.

Price: 44.00
 

A Pictorial Record Of LNWR Signalling Ref: S7328  

Foster, R D .
OPC, 1982.
Large quarto, 272 pages, illustrated with photos of signals, equipment, boxes etc, scale drawings of signals, gantries, signal boxes, diagrams of equipment etc. , jacket, near fine. ** Standard reference. Despite the title there is much more to this book than the excellent collection of illustrations of signalling equipment and installations - this is a proper history of LNW signalling and its operation. There are chapters on organisation, signals of all types, level crossings, cabins, frames, instruments, other equipment, working of single lines, Crewe electric system, some layouts, and notes on related lines.

Price: 32.00
 

Railways In And Around Taunton, Somerset And North Devon. Ref: S6082  

Fox, M J.
Foxline, 1999.
Quarto, 96 pages, many photo illustrations, maps, card covers, VG+. **Essentially an album, but has eight pages of historical introduction with notes about Taunton station and engine shed; there are also historical notes about each section of line. Scenes From The Past: 34.

Price: 14.00
 

+ Swinton And Knottingly Railway. Ref: S7859  

Franks, D L.
Dalesman, 1979.
Small octavo, 70 pages, map, photo illustrations, card covers, VG. **History of a Midland / NER joint line originating in the 1870s and still an important part of the national network.

Price: 9.00
 

Underground Section Rules And Regulations. Ref: S6389  

Glasgow Corporation Transport.
1961, revised edition.
Duodecimo, 172 pages, 8 pages of photo illustrations, map, diagram, stout cloth boards, with protective fold-in extension to front board*, cloth split at top fold-in, otherwise VG.

Price: 12.00
 

Rail Rover from Kent to Cornwall. Ref: S7813  

Glenn, D Fereday.
Sutton, 1988.
Quarto, 172 pages, map endpapers, photo illustrations, jacket, VG. ** In 1959 for the first time the entire Southern Region was brought within the scope of the £6 Rail Rover. This is the author's diary of his week making the most of this terrific bargain. He was knowledgeable about locomotives and rolling stock and handy with his camera.

Price: 12.00
 

The Railways Of Hull. Ref: S6854  

Goode, C T.
Published by the author, 1992.
Octavo, 104 pages, photos, card covers, VG.

Price: 8.00
 

The Wakefield Pontefract And Goole Railway. Ref: S6762  

Goode, C T.
Hull, 1993: published by the author.
Small octavo, 80 pages, photos, map, track plans, card covers, near fine.

Price: 10.00
 

A History Of The Cockermouth Keswick And Penrith Railway. Ref: S5208  

Gradon, W McG.
Privately published by the author, 1948.
Octavo, 36 pages with photo illustrations, map and gradient diagram, oversize cream card covers, dusty in places but otherwise in good order, generally VG+.

Price: 15.00
 

Furness Railway, Its Rise And Development. Ref: S4060  

Gradon, W McG.
Privately published by the author, 1946.
Quarto, 109 pages with photo illustrations, maps and tables. Brown cloth, a well above average copy, clean and tight.

Price: 45.00
 

GNRI Report Of The Directors And Statement Of Accounts 31st December 1921. Ref: S6817  

Great Northern Railway Co (I).
Dublin, 1921.
Folio, folded thrice, legal style, with title etc printed in column form to appear on outside fold, 20 pages stapled, paper covers, worn at folds, external discolouration, fragile but complete and clean inside. **Ex Widnes public library reserve stock, complete with ticket pocket, borrowing record (yes! once, on 29.8.77), and big green stamp. Fortunately there is plenty of empty space for these trimmings and the text is not affected.

Price: 15.00
 

GNRI Report Of Directors And Statement Of Accounts 1885. Ref: S7232  

Great Northern Railway Co (Ireland).
Belfast, 1885.
Octavo, 19 pages, paper covers, tape backstrip (possibly disbound from a larger volume), some marks on rear cover, otherwise fine. **Title continues : " ... published perparatory to the half-yearly meeting to be held on Wednesday, the 18th February, 1885, at twelve o'clock, noon, at the Company's head offices, Amiens-street, Dublin."

Price: 15.00
 

+ Coast Lines Of The Cambrian Railways. Ref: S7905  

Green, C C.
Wild Swan
Two volumes quarto, 288 + 288 pages, photos, track plans, signalling diagrams, jackets, fine set. ** Line history in usual thorough Wild Swan style. Volume One covers the line from Machynlleth to Aberystwyth; Volume Two is Dovey Junction to Barmouth Junction and the Dolgelley branch.

Price: 45.00
 

Cambrian Railways 1859 - 1947. Ref: S6776  

Green, C C.
Ian Allan, 1997 (combined edition).
Small quarto, 224 page album, photos, maps, jacket, fine. **This is a combined edition of the author's Cambrian Railways Album, which dealt with the railway's history up to the grouping, and Cambrian Railways Album 2, which continued the story under GWR ownership up to 1948.

Price: 18.00
 

Rail Centres: Manchester. Ref: S7279  

Hall, S.
Ian Allan, 1995.
Small quarto, 192 pages, maps, photo illustrations, track diagrams, jacket, fine copy. **One of Ian Allan's popular Rail Centres series.

Price: 18.00
 

The Wensleydale Railway. Ref: S4578  

Hallas.
Leading Edge, 1991.
Small square quarto, 96 pages, photo illustrations, maps, card covers, fine.

Price: 7.00
 

Bridgwater Railway. Ref: S6756  

Harrison.
Oakwood, 1990 (2nd edn, expanded).
Octavo, 96 pages, maps, track plans, building drawings, photo illustrations, card covers, VG+. **LP132.

Price: 8.00
 

The Sheppey Light Railway. Ref: S6608  

Hart, B.
Wild Swan, 1992.
Quarto, 104 pages, map, photos, signalling diagrams, card covers, fine. **Local history in the usual WS style.

Price: 14.00
 

LSWR West Country Lines Then And Now. Ref: S7343  

Hawkins, M.
David & Charles, 1993.
Large quarto, 224 page album, with old and recent photo pairs, some colour, track plans and informative commentary, jacket, fine.

Price: 20.00
 

The Majesty Of British Steam. Ref: S7474  

Heiron, G.
Ian Allan, 1973.
Large landscape quarto, about 54 pages, 48 colour prints of Heiron's paintings of 20th century steam locomotives at work, 3-page introduction by O S Nock, and notes on each picture, jacket, near fine. **Fine, detailed and evocative pictures.

Price: 28.00
 

An Historical Survey Of Selected LMS Stations. Ref: S7198  

Hendry & Hendry.
OPC, 1982, 1986.
Two volumes, folio, each approximately 160 pages, map endpapers, jackets, near fine set. ** Together these volumes give brief histories and descriptions of some 150 stations ranging from Glasgow St Enoch and Manchester Victoria/Exchange to country halts, each illustrated with photos, track plans and some signalling diagrams.

Price: 48.00
 

The Eastern Union Railway 1846 to 1862. Ref: S7811  

Hilton, H F.
LNER, 1946.
Octavo, 44 pages + 2 folding pages (gradient diagrams and loco list), photo and line illustrations, map, card covers, VG. **LNER commemorative booklet.

Price: 10.00
 

Sheds In Camera series: LMS Sheds In Camera; LNER Sheds In Camera; GWR Sheds In Camera and Southern Sheds In Camera. Ref: S5670  

Hooper, J & Griffiths, R.
OPC, 1983, 1984, (1987), 1989.
Set of four large quarto albums, each with about 250 - 300 photographs on approximately 150 - 160 pages, shed location maps, fading on spine of LMS jacket, but a nice set. **Good opportunity to get all four of these fascinating and evocative volumes in one go.

Price: 64.00
 

LNWR Branch Lines Of West Leicestershire & East Warwickshire. Ref: S7397  

Hurst, G.
Milepost, 1993.
Large quarto, 80 pages pictorial, with photos, maps, large scale OS extracts of station areas, card covers, fine. **Covers an area roughly bounded by Coventry, Nuneaton, Loughborough and Leicester. Good histories of the lines generously illustrated.

Price: 14.00
 

The Newport Docks & Railway Company. Ref: S6706  

Hutton, J.
Silver Link, 1996.
Large quarto, 128 pages, copiously illustrated: photos, maps, some narrative text, card covers, VG+. **A portrait of the Alexandra (Newport & South Wales) Docks & Railway, and the Pontypridd, Caerphilly & Newport Railway. Title page stamped "slightly damaged in transit...", which, aside from a small ink mark on the lower edge, is its only defect.

Price: 18.00
 

The Fordell Railway. Ref: S7094  

Inglis, J C & Inglis, F.
Published by the authors,1947.
Quarto, 32 pages, photo illustrations, large map, card covers, near fine. **The last of the waggonways of Scotland. This line, from the harbour of St Davids on the north shore of the Firth of Forth, ran for nearly six miles to the LNER main line near Crossgates station, had an unbroken existence of nearly 180 years. It started as a wooden waggonway in about 1770, from 1833 it was worked by horse and inclined plane on iron rails, and between 1868 and 1946 it was operated by steam locomotives on steel rails. Its main traffic was coal won from Fordell and Cuttlehill estates. The original gauge was 4' 4"; it seems that the iron and steel railways were also laid to this gauge, but there were dual gauge sections.

Price: 10.00
 

The Railway In Surrey. Ref: S6979  

Jackson, A A.
Atlantic,1999.
Quarto, 240 pages, numerous photo illustrations and source references, bibliography, jacket, fine. **Well researched and written.

Price: 22.00
 

The Watford To St Albans Branch. Ref: S6807  

Jenkins, S C.
Oakwood, 1990.
Octavo, 96 pages, photos, maps, track diagrams, time table extracts, card covers, spine faded, otherwise fine.

Price: 8.00
 

Railways In And Around The Manchester Suburbs. A selective pictorial review. Scenes From The Past: 8. Ref: S5469  

Johnson, E M.
Foxline, 1989.
Large quarto, 250 photos, at about 2 per page, also maps, card covers, slightly faded, VG.

Price: 14.00
 

Woodhead Part Two. Dunford Bridge, Penistone, Sheffield Victoria and via the Worsborough branch to Wath. Scenes From The Past: 29(2). Ref: S6230  

Johnson, E M.
Foxline, 1989.
Large quarto, 268 page album, maps, card covers, near fine.

Price: 14.00
 

British Railways Engineering 1948 - 80. Ref: S6001  

Johnson, J & Long, R A; ed R C Bond.
Mechanical Engineering Publications, 1982.
Large octavo, 636 pages, photos, diagrams, tables, maps, VG+. **Standard reference. A record of all aspects of engineering progress, civil, mechanical and electrical, in the BR period.

Price: 30.00
 

The Isle Of Man Railway. Scenes From The Past: 17 Part 1. Ref: S7573  

Jones, N.
Foxline, nd, c1992.
Quarto, 64 page album (some colour) with a considerable introductory text, card covers, near fine.

Price: 12.00
 

The Train That Ran Away. A business history of BR 1948-68. Ref: S7002  

Joy, S.
Ian Allan, 1973.
Quarto, 157pages, tables, jacket, VG+. **Penetrating though biased account. As a junior civil servant RH was present on the celebrated occasion (see p129) when Joy, in his favourite 'colonial boy' mode, suggested that as the revenue from the stations between Manchester and Rochdale was less than the staffing costs it would be cheaper to instal an honesty box at Victoria. This caused Mr Robb, the Manchester Area Manager to accuse Joy of encouraging immorality.

Price: 15.00
 

The Elan Valley Railway. The railway of the Birmingham Corporation Waterworks. Ref: S7732  

Judge, C.
Oakwood, 1987.
Octavo, 232 pages + large folding map, many photo and other illustrations, jacket, fine. ** The first edition of this very thorough history of the relatively short-lived railway and the dam construction works which it served.
The later edition, which has the same page count but is paperback, is still in print at the time of cataloguing. We list it in our new books section; it cannot be ordered online but can be obtained to a firm order.

Price: 16.00
 

The Teign Valley Line. Ref: S7178  

Kay, P.
Wild Swan Publications,1996.
Large quarto, 286 pages, many photo illustrations, maps and plans, time table extracts and other detail, jacket, fine.

Price: 23.00
 

The Birth And Death Of A Highland Railway. Ref: S7306  

Kennedy, D.
John Murray, 1971.
Octavo, 171 pages + 8 pages illustrations & double page map, slight damage to lower edge of jacket, otherwise fine. **History of the Connel Ferry to Ballachulish line. The author was a civil engineer involved in the construction of the line at the turn of the last century.

Price: 18.00
 

Railways Around Grimsby, Cleethorpes, Immingham & North-East Lincolnshire. Ref: S7463  

King, P K & Hewins, D R.
Foxline, 1988.
Quarto, 44 pages + 42-page photo section, maps, track diagrams, card covers, VG+. **Scenes From The Past series: 5.

Price: 12.00
 

The Railways Of Tottenham. A detailed description and historical survey of their development. Ref: S3289  

Lake, G H.
Greenlake, 1945.
Small quarto, 91 pages, photo plates, loose map, jacket, near fine. ** A charming little period piece. One of the first studies of a small locality, a type of railway book that has since proliferated vastly. The Railways Of Tottenham has never been very common.

Price: 20.00
 

Miniature Railways Past & Present. Ref: S5459  

Lambert, A.
David & Charles, 1982.
Octavo, 96 pages, interesting album with lengthy informative captions and a three page introduction. Glazed boards. VG/F. **Good basic reference.

Price: 15.00
 

Railway Signalling And Communications. Installation and maintenance. Ref: S7519  

Lascelles, ed.
St Margaret's Technical Press, 1946, 2nd edition.
Octavo, 416 pages + advertisements, 26 pages photo plates, many other photos and diagrams in text, red cloth and gilt, VG. **Derived from a series of lectures given at LNER training schools.
Note. We have previously catalogued the first edition as edited by A E Tattersall, (the lectures had been given by him and several other engineers). This second edition clearly states that T S Lascelles prepared it for publication. It is essentially the same work and it is possible that we have wrongly attributed the first edition, but we have not a copy to hand to check.

Price: 20.00
 

Narrow Gauge Railways In North Wales. Ref: S7174  

Lee, C E.
Railway Publishing Co, 1945.
Tall octavo, 136 pages, photo plates, maps, tables, boards and cloth backstrip, bright copy. **Pioneering work on the subject, Lee provides succinct histories and descriptions of operations and locomotives of the Penrhyn, Nantlle, Festiniog, Padarn and Welsh Highland railways, most of which were still working at the time of writing.

Price: 28.00
 

The First Passenger Railway. (The Oystermouth or Swansea & Mumbles Line). Ref: S7387  

Lee, C E.
Railway Publishing Co, 1942.
Small octavo, 91 pages, illustrated, maps, boards/cloth backstrip, VG. **The first edition of this work; a much shortened version later appeared in the Oakwood series.

Price: 14.00
 

The Pentewan Railway 1829-1918. Ref: S7305  

Lewis, M J T.
Barton, 1960.
Octavo, 58 pages including plates of photos and drawings, maps, card covers, VG+.

Price: 8.00
 

Visit Of Scottish Committee To St Rollox Workshops Nov 18th 1947. Ref: S7376  

London, Midland & Scottish Railway Co.
LMS, 1947.
Small octavo, 17 pages + 1 folding page and 1 large folding plan of the works, pictorial card covers, hand coloured. **A delightful item from the collection of a railway engineer who was likely to have been part of the visiting team. The cover design features neat sketches of LMS and CR expresses.

Price: 12.00
 

The Louth, Mablethorpe And Willoughby Loop. Ref: S6855  

Ludlam, A J.
Oakwood, 1987.
Octavo, 64 pages + photo plates, maps, card covers, VG. LP162.

Price: 9.00
 

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