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Image for Bacon's Route Guide to Kent, Surrey & Sussex for Cyclists and Motorists

Bacon's Route Guide to Kent, Surrey & Sussex for Cyclists and Motorists

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, G.W. Bacon & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 007932

Condition: Fair


(1912). Small 12mo, (measures 97mm x 158mm), pp 30, rather worn and stained internally, with folded corners, paperback covers a little worn. The booklet has been folded in half (in the pocket, no doubt), so is creased vertically throughout. [Very scarce - a listing of mileage distances between most towns and villages of the area.]. Postage will be much reduced. View more info

Image for THE PICTORIAL THEME OF THE MAIL SHIP ON ADHESIVE STAMPS, WITH REFERENCE TO THE MARITIME POSTAL HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ISLES.

THE PICTORIAL THEME OF THE MAIL SHIP ON ADHESIVE STAMPS, WITH REFERENCE TO THE MARITIME POSTAL HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ISLES.

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Pinner, A.W. Robertson:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008578

Condition: Very Good


Published by A.W. Robertson "Ranworth", St Lawrence Drive, Pinner, Middlesex. A complete set of 24 cards, each one "double" size - the upper portion being the postcard, the lower one the text information (see illustration of reverse side). The card of liner "France" has a creased corner, otherwise there are only very slight signs of wear. Comprises: Compagnie General Transatlantique. Liner "France". Compagnie General Transatlantique Liner "Normandie". H.M. Yacht "Britannia". Compagnie Sud Atlantic liner "Pasteur". Norddeutscher Lloyd L... View more info

Image for The Railway Anecdote Book: a collection of the best and newest anecdotes and tales to the present day; selected for the reading of railway passengers

The Railway Anecdote Book: a collection of the best and newest anecdotes and tales to the present day; selected for the reading of railway passengers

By: N/A

Price: £60.00

Publisher: 136, The Strand, W.H. Smith & Son:

Seller ID: 008811

Condition: Fair


Not dated (c.1853 ?). Small 8vo, pp 192, a little aged and marked throughout, preceded by seven un-numbered pages with an engraving and quote from a notable person, title page with an engraved portrait frontispiece of Sydney Smith, title page. a bit marked, lacking the front endpaper, rough quarter calf a bit rubbed and worn. Several newspaper clippings tipped-in. [With the tiny book label of Santiago Jose Brinn, his neat name is written on the first few pages, and a note to say that the book was bound in Santiago. The anecdotes are miscellaneous and light, designed no doubt to take the min... View more info

Image for The Essential Guide to Choosing and Using Your 4x4 Vehicle

The Essential Guide to Choosing and Using Your 4x4 Vehicle

By: N/A

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Land Rover: 2001

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 014524

Condition: As New


Second edition. Illustrated, 12mo, pp 126, paperback, a very good copy, as new. View more info

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Land Rover 1948 - 1973

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Cobham, Brooklands Books:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014702

Condition: Good


Illustrated, small slim quarto, pp 64, very clean internally, paperback, slight fading to the spine, corners very slightly bruised. View more info

Image for Airship - The Story of R34

Airship - The Story of R34

By: Abbott, Patrick

Price: £3.95

Publisher: Studley, Brewin Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014481

ISBN: 185858020x

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp viii, 101, paperback, a very good copy. [Tells the story of the R34 and the first East-West crossing of the Atlantic by air in July 1919. The author has taken the opportunity to update and extend the original text in the light of further information which has become available since the first edition appeared 18 years before.] View more info

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The Devon Belle (Famous Train Journeys Number 2)

By: Anderson, Alan

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Leicester, The Brockhampton Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015258

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated by the author, small octavo, pp 65, very clean internally, pictorial boards, very slightly worn at the spine but otherwise very clean and bright, the dustwrapper is not price-clipped but a little worn and frayed and with several old tape repairs internally. View more info

Image for Nothing Like Steam! : Footplate Work on Southern Region

Nothing Like Steam! : Footplate Work on Southern Region

By: Aynsley, B.W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Truro, D. Bradford Barton Ltd: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015084

ISBN: 051533930

Condition: Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 112, slightly age-toned, upper corner slightly bruised, paperback, covers slightly worn and creased. View more info

Image for Morris Minor 1952 - 1971 Autobook

Morris Minor 1952 - 1971 Autobook

By: Ball, Kenneth

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Brighton, Autopress Ltd: 1973

Seller ID: 011567

ISBN: 0851471072

Condition: Good


Fourth edition, fully revised, and reprinted 1973. Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 136, fore-edge thumbed, very slight signs of use internally, pictorial laminated boards slightly worn and marked. SCARCE. [Covers the Series 2 - 1952 - 56; 1000 with 948cc engine - 1956-62; with 1098cc engine -1962 - 70; Quarter ton Van - 1956 - 62; 6 cwt Van and Pick-up 1962-70 and the Traveller 1953-71.] View more info

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Early British Railways

By: Barman, Christian

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, King Penguin: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009586

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with 16 plates, small slim 12mo, pp 40, slight foxing to the endpapers (and very slightly to the first few pages), a neat inscription on the front endpaper, pictorial boards with slightly bruised lower corners, showing only very slight signs of wear, in a dustwrapper which is price-clipped and just a little worn, spine slightly browned. Postage will be reduced. View more info

Image for Retracing the First Public Railway

Retracing the First Public Railway

By: Bayliss, Derek A.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Croydon, Living History Publications: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015098

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, small octavo, pp 80, paperback, a very good copy. [Postage will be reduced] View more info

Image for The Freshwater, Yarmouth and Newport Railway

The Freshwater, Yarmouth and Newport Railway

By: Blackburn, Alan & Mackett, John

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Bracknell, Forge Books: 1988

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 015097

ISBN: 0904662179

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Illustrated, small slim octavo, pp 78, folding map at rear, very clean internally, paperback, upper corner slightly bumped, otherwise a very good copy. [Postage will be reduced] View more info

Image for Steam Engines at Bressingham [signed by author)

Steam Engines at Bressingham [signed by author)

By: Bloom, Alan

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1976

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013745

ISBN: 0571108679

Condition: Good


New and revised edition, illustrated, octavo, pp 240, edges slightly marked, otherwise clean internally, paperback, covers slightly rubbed, lower cover creased at the corner. [Presentation copy, signed by author, to the gardening journalist Robert Pearson.]. Originally priced at £1.95. View more info

Image for Narrow Gauge Railways in Mid-Wales (1850-1970)

Narrow Gauge Railways in Mid-Wales (1850-1970)

By: Boyd, James I.C.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Headington, The Oakwood Press: 1986

Edition: Second edition, reprinted

Seller ID: 015216

ISBN: 085361024x

Condition: Very Good


Second edition, reprinted. Illustrated, octavo, pp 300, a very good clean copy in dustwrapper, virtually as new. View more info

Image for The Trolley-Bus, 1882 - 1966

The Trolley-Bus, 1882 - 1966

By: Brearley, H.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Lingfield, The Oakwood Press:

Seller ID: 015184

Condition: Very Good


Not dated - first edition ? Small slim octavo, pp 44, paperback, slight age-toning but really a very good clean copy. [postage will be reduced] View more info

Image for The Modern Airliner - its origins and development

The Modern Airliner - its origins and development

By: Brooks, Peter W.

Price: £4.95

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013584

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 176, a neat name and a faint impression of an old price on the front endpaper, top edge foxed, otherwise very clean internally, pale blue cloth in very good condition; the dustwrapper is a little age-toned, and marked around the margins, the laminate is lifting a little along its upper joint. View more info

Image for The Steam Railway Book of the Year 1991

The Steam Railway Book of the Year 1991

By: Brown, David (editor)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Peterborough, Emap:

Seller ID: 015112

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, slim quarto, pp 90, paperback, very slightly worn. View more info

Image for Slates to Velinheli: The railways and tramways of Dinorwic Slate Quarries, Llanberis

Slates to Velinheli: The railways and tramways of Dinorwic Slate Quarries, Llanberis

By: Carrington, D.C. & Rushworth, T.F.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Llanberis, Maid Marian Locomotive Fund:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015188

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, small slim octavo, pp 60, very clean internally, paperback, upper cover very slightly creased at the corner, otherwise a very good copy. [postage will be reduced] View more info

Image for Fore and Aft Craft - an account of the fore and aft rig fro the earliest times to the present day

Fore and Aft Craft - an account of the fore and aft rig fro the earliest times to the present day

By: Chatterton, E. Keble

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Co Limited: 1927

Seller ID: 010812

Condition: Good


Illustrated with many plates and line drawings, thick 8vo, pp 347, rather foxed throughout including the fore-edge (worse on the first few pages), otherwise very sound and tight internally, pictorial cloth quite bright and clean. View more info

Image for Ships in  Focus Record 2017

Ships in Focus Record 2017

By: Clarkson, John & Fenton Roy (editors)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Preston, Ships in Focus Publications: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013231

ISBN: 0992826403

Condition: As New


Well illustrated, tall slim quarto, pp 128, pictorial boards, a very good copy. As new. View more info