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Books For Sale – Railways & Trains

Author / editor

Title / Details / Price


Cecil J. Allen

Two Million Miles of Train Travel: An Autobiography (1965. 1st Edition. Dust-jacket price-clipped) (£14)


Cecil J. Allen

British Pacific Locomotives (1971. Softback) (£9)


Ian Allan Ltd

The ABC of British Railways Locomotives: Combined Volume Parts 1- 4 Nos 1-99999: Also Diesel and Electric Locomotive and Multiple Units Winter 1961/62 Edition (1998 reprint) (£30)


Ian Allan Ltd

Railways Restored: Guide to Preserved Railways – Association of Railway Preservation Societies’ Official 1981 Year Book (1981. Softback) (£8)


Angus Railway Group

Steam Album Volume One (1976. Softback. Stain on cover but otherwise good condition) (£8)


Ed Bartholomew & Michael Blakemore

Railways In Focus: Photographs From the National Railway Museum Collection (1998. Huge Book. Dust-jacket a bit grubby) (SPECIAL OFFER - £23*)


R.A. Batchelor

East Fife Railway Album (1984. 1st Edition. Very rare!!) (£75)


John Broughton and Nigel Harris

British Railways Past and Present: No 1 – Cumbria (1993. Softback) (£10)


Jimmy Brown

Inverurie Loco Works…The Inside Story (1999. Softback) (SIGNED BY AUTHOR!!)  (£30)


Murray Brown

Jane’s Railway Year 5th Edition (1986) (£10)


Bytown Railway Society Inc

Canadian Trackside Guide 1989: Includes Radio Frequencies (1989. Softback. Slight tear to cover) (£40)


Rex Christiansen

The Cambrian Railways: Portrait of a Welsh Railway Network (1999. 1st Edition) (£13)


M.J. Clark

Midland & Northern Joint Railway (1990. Softback) (£10)


E.H. Cookridge

Orient Express: The Life and Times of the World’s Most Famous Train (1979. Dust-jacket price-clipped) (£12)


John Cranfield

The Railways of Norway (2000. Large Softback book. Very rare!!) (£60)


The Cumbrian Railways Association

Carlisle: 150 Years of Railways (1986. Softback. Some browning to edge of some pages) (£8)


David & Charles

Don Breckon’s Great Western Railway (1992. New Edition) (£12)


George H. Drury

Confessions of a Train-Watcher: Four Decades of Railroad Writing by David P Morgan of Trains Magazine (1997) (£30)


Alan Fearnley

The Paintings of Alan Fearnley (1992) (SPECIAL OFFER - £14*)


Kenneth Field & Brian Stephenson

Pennine Steam (1986) (£9)


Peter Fox & Peter Hall

Preserved Locomotives of British Railways (9th Edition. 1995. Softback) (SPECIAL OFFER - £7*)


Charles P. Friel

Slieve Gullion in Colour (1995. Softback) (£7)


Friends of the National Railway Museum

Rocket To Eurostar: The National Railway Museum in Camera (1996) (£15)


Colin Garratt

Great Railway Photographers - E.R. Wethersett: From the Collections of the National Railway Museum (1996) (SPECIAL OFFER - £8*)


Edward Gray

Manx Railways & Tramways (1998. 1st Edition. Softback) (SPECIAL OFFER - £10*)


Stanley Hall

Modern Signalling Handbook (1996. Softback. Slight yellowing to a couple of pages) (SPECIAL OFFER - £5*)


Michael Harris

Elite Steam (1996. 1st Edition) (SPECIAL OFFER - £16*)


Peter Johnson

Celebration of Steam – North Wales (1995. Softback. Cover slightly creased. Some pages have slight yellowing to edges) (SPECIAL OFFER - £6*)


Peter Johnson

The Welsh Narrow Gauge in Colour (1996) (£7)


Peter Johnson & Michael Whitehouse

Festiniog in Colour: Ffestiniog Mewn Lliw (1995. 1st Edition) (£9)


Peter Johnson

The Welsh Narrow Gauge Railways (1991. Softback. Slight browning to edges of some pages) (£9)


Peter Johnson

Festiniog Railway: A View From The Past (1997) (£10)


David Joy

Railways of the Lake Counties (1973. Softback. Cover a bit grubby) (£10)


Peter Kelly

The Railway Enthusiasts Almanac: Guide To Over 100 of the Best Known Locomotives (Peter Kelly. 1994. Book Club Edition) (£5)


Barbara Lamplugh

Trans-Siberia By Rail and a Month in Japan: A Modern Narrative of one of the World’s Greatest Railway Journeys (1980. Paperback) (£9)


E.R. Lawton & Major M.W. Sackett

The Bicester Military Railway and the Army’s Central Railway Workshops (1992. Dust-jacket grubby) (SPECIAL OFFER - £14*)


O. Winston Link

Steam Steel & Stars: America’s Last Steam Railroad (1997. Large softback. Cover slightly creased) (£13)


Sheila Mackay

Bridge Across The Century: The Story of the Forth Bridge (1990. Revised edition. Softback) (£9)


Christopher (Kit) Milligan

Riccarton Junction (Just A Few Lines) (1994. Spiral bound. VERY RARE BOOK!!) (£75)


O.S. Nock

Historic Railway Disasters (1970. Paperback) (£8)


O.S. Nock

LNER Steam (1971. Paperback) (£7)


O.S. Nock

Speed Records on Britain’s Railways: A Chronicle of the Steam Era (1972. Paperback) (£5)


K.J. Norman

The Furness Railway: A Recollection (With Photographs from the Sankey Collection) (1994. Large Softback) (SPECIAL OFFER - £13*)


Michael Oakley

Diesel Enthusiast’s Pocket Guide Including Electrics: Scottish Region (1980s. Softback) (£5)


A.J. Pearson

The Railways and The Nation (1964. 1st Edition. Softback) (£10)


Alan S. Peck

The Great Western at Swindon Works (1998. Tiny tear to bottom of dust-jacket near spine) (£18)


Bob Pixton

Main Line Railways Around Wigan (1999. 1st Edition) (SPECIAL OFFER - £15*)


David Potter

The Talyllyn Railway (1990. 1st Edition) (£13)


The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society Scottish Branch

Yesterday’s Railway: Edinburgh (1983. Softback. Slight yellowing to cover) (£7)


P. Ransome-Wallis

Snowdon Mountain Railway (1969. Softback) (£8)


P. Ransome-Wallis

The Last Steam Locomotives of Eastern Europe (RARE!  1974. 1st edition. Dust-jacket price-clipped) (£40)


Colonel H.C.B. Rogers OBE

Express Steam Locomotive Development in Great Britain and France (1990) (SPECIAL OFFER - £12*)


L.T.C. Rolt

Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1970. Paperback) (£8)


L.T.C. Rolt

Railway Adventure (Talyllyn Railway, Wales) (1971. Softback) (£6)


Keith Sanders & Douglas Hodgins

British Railways Past & Present: No 19 – South West Scotland (1993. Softback) (SPECIAL OFFER - £10*)


Christopher I. Savage

An Economic History of Transport (1966. Softback) (£19)


Scot Rail

Tay Bridge Centenary 1887 – 1987 (1987. Softback) (£8)


Peter W. B. Semmens

A Century of Railways: Through the Pages of “Railway” Magazine” – Includes the 100-Year History of “Railway Magazine” (1996. 1st Edition) (SPECIAL OFFER - £25*)


John Stretton

British Railways Past and Present Special: The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways (1997. Softback) (£18)


W.T. Stubbs and M.G. Boddy

Locomotive Stock Book 1963 (The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society. Softback) (£14)


Arthur Tayler

Great Railways Restored: The World’s Finest Railroads Restored To Their Former Glory (1997. Dust-Jacket a bit worn) (SPECIAL OFFER - £16*)


Colin Taylor

Australia and New Zealand By Rail (3rd Edition. 1996. Softback) (£10)


John Thomas

The West Highland Railway (1971. Paperback) (£6)


G.H. Twidale & R.F. Mack

A Nostalgic Look at Glasgow Trams Since 1950 (1988. 1st Edition. Softback) (£7)


Michael A. Vanns

Signalboxes (1997. Softback) (£9)


Max Wade-Matthews

Great Railway Journeys of the World (1998. LARGE book) (£22)


Peter Waller

West Riding: Celebration of Steam (1994. 1st Edition. Softback) (SPECIAL OFFER - £10*)


P.B. Whitehouse

Steam in Europe (1966. 1st Edition. Large book!! Dust-jacket slightly worn along edges) (£19)


Alfred Williams

Life in a Railway Factory (1992. Dust-jacket price-clipped) (£15)


C. David Wilson

Wilsons Preserved Steam Railway Timetable 1989 Edition (Softback) (£7)


James L Wood

Scotland’s Past In Action: Building Railways (1996. Softback) (£6)


James L Wood

Scottish Engineering: The Machine Makers (2000. Softback) (£9)














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