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THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH STEAM WAGON
Written by Ronald H. Clark.
Stock no. 1709599
Published by Goose and Son. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Wrapper taped to book and covered in plastic. Edge worn. Some grubby marks. Name plate to front endpaper.

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STEAM AT WORK ROAD AND FARM ENGINES
Written by Anthony Beaumont.
Stock no. 1709598
Published by David & Charles. 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Reviews the various members of the traction engine family in some detail. ISBN: 0715381210. Front endpaper creased. Wrapper edge-chipped.

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STEAM ON COMMON ROADS
Written by William Fletcher; W.J. Hughes.
Stock no. 1709597
Published by David & Charles. 1972. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Tracing the history of steam locomotion on the road. Reprint of 1891 edition. Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0715354159. Wrapper taped to book and covered in plastic. Ink stamp to copyright page.

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APPRENTICESHIP IN STEAM
Written by Jack Hampshire. Illustrated by A. Child; Jack Hampshire.
Stock no. 1709596
Published by Traction Engine Enterprises. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The memoirs of a general engineer and the growth of a large haulage business employing steam traction engines and steam wagons. Wrapper spine faded.

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THE RAINHILL TRIALS
Written by Christopher McGowan.
Stock no. 1709595
Published by Little Brown. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The greatest contest of industrial Britain and the birth of commercial rail. B/w illustrations. 379 pages. ISBN: 0316724807. Wrapper corners worn.

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THE RED DEVIL AND OTHER TALES FROM THE AGE OF STEAM
Written by D. Wardale.
Stock no. 1709594
2002. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Fold-out plan to rear. Colour photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0952999803. Bottom of rear board damp damaged.

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THE STEAM ENGINE AND ITS INVENTORS: A HISTORICAL SKETCH
Written by Robert L. Galloway.
Stock no. 1709593
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1881. Good condition.

Cloth with gilt titles to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w diagrams and plates. Ex-library with minimal markings. One section pulled (but still attached) from binding. Covers stained.

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ENGLISH AND AMERICAN STEAM CARRIAGES AND TRACTION ENGINES
Written by William Fletcher.
Stock no. 1709592
Published by David & Charles. 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A facsimile of the 1904 edition. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715362321. Price-cut wrapper is faded to spine with 1/2" tear to top of spine.

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BR STANDARD BRITANNIA PACIFICS
Written by G. Weekes.
Stock no. 1709591
Published by D. Bradford Barton. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. ISBN: 0851531954. Address label to front flap of wrapper.

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TRACTION ENGINES
Written by Philip Wright.
Stock no. 1709590
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive account of the Farm Engine, the Road Engine, the Steam Roller and the Steam Wagon. Colour frontis plus b/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 071360607X. Wrapper: Price-cut

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TRACTION ENGINES: TWO CENTURIES OF STEAM
Written by Anthony Burton.
Stock no. 1709589
Published by Silverdale Books. 1st 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The development of steam power is charted from its beginnings two centuries ago, following its progression throughout Europe and America as technology responded to the demands of the Industrial Revolution. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos throughout. 144 pages. ISBN: 1856055337. Front endpaper has grubby marks. Wrapper edge-creased.

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HANDBOOK FOR RAILWAY STEAM LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEMEN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1709588
Published by British Transport Commission. 1957. Good condition.

Black cloth, yellow titles to front. Colour and b/w illustrations. Covers very grubby. With wear to to spine. Some foxing. Name in ink to front endpaper.

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