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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

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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

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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

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LMA Handbook

By: N/A

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, The Locomotive manufacturers Association of Great Britain: 1951

Seller ID: 015580

Condition: Good


First reprint, 1951. Thick 12mo, pp 464, illustrated, fore-edge slightly marked, otherwise clean internally, black cloth a little worn and rubbed, the binding slightly skewed. VERY SCARCE. View more info

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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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Railways of To-day : their evolution, equipment and operation

By: Allen, Cecil J.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co Ltd: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015574

Condition: Fair


Well illustrated, thick 12mo, pp xvi, 400, rather used throughout, fore-edge thumbed and marked, lacking the front endpaper, the front hinge cracked, three signatures on the half-title, cloth faded and a bit worn. the upper joint cracked in part. 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

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The Taff Vale Railway

By: Barrie, D.S.M.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Lingfield, The Oakwood Press: 1962

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 015423

Condition: Very Good


Second edition, reprinted 1962. Illustrated, small slim octavo, pp 47, very clean internally, cloth-backed boards, slightly age-toned, a small scuff to the upper cover but otherwise very sound. View more info

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Retracing the First Public Railway

By: Bayliss, Derek A.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Croydon, Living History Publications: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015098

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Illustrated, small octavo, pp 80, slight age-toning, 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

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Waterloo Sunset [London Passenger Transport League]

By: Blake, Jim

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Platform Ten Productions (LPTL): 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015621

ISBN: 0326730404

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, small slim octavo, pp 40, paperback, a very good copy. [Postage will be reduced] View more info

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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

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Steam : On the Farm, On the Road, Afloat & In Industry

By: Bloom, Alan

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Alan Bloom on behalf of Bressingham Steam Museum: 1988

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 015329

ISBN: 095136880x

Condition: Very Good


Wel illustrated, small octavo, pp 64, (4), paperback, a very good copy throughout. View more info

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The History of the Southern Railway

By: Bonavia, Michael R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Unwin Hyman: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015713

ISBN: 004385107x

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp xii, 195, very clean internally, black cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is not price-clipped, it is slightly creased on its lower cover. View more info

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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

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Narrow Gauge Railways in North Caernarvonshire - 3 volumes.

By: Boyd, James I.C.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Headington, The Oakwood Press:

Seller ID: 015308

Condition: Very Good


1981 ? - 1986. Three volumes, well illustrated, octavo, very clean internally, cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper of the first volume is just slightly worn, but otherwise this is an excellent set. Extra postagr may be necessary. View more info

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Narrow Gauge Railways in South Caernarvonshire - Two Volumes

By: Boyd, James I.C.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Headington, The Oakwood Press: 1989

Edition: Revised edition

Seller ID: 015349

Condition: Very Good


Enlarged, revised edition, 1988-89. Two volumes, octavo, well illustrated, pp x, 310; x, 142, folding map at the rear of the second volume, extremely clean internally, cloth covers in very good condition, the dustwrapper on the second volume is faded on its spine, otherwise an excellent set. View more info