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G.J. CHURCHWARD: A LOCOMOTIVE BIOGRAPHY
Written by H.C.B. Rogers.
Stock no. 1822137
Published by George Allen & Unwin. 1st 1975. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A biography of the greatest locomotive engineer in British railway history and probably the best loved even though that love was tinged with awe and sometimes fear. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0043850618. Board corners lightly rubbed. Green top edge is browned. Contents fine. Green pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners and slightly faded to spine.

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A PICTORIAL RECORD OF GREAT WESTERN ENGINES VOLUME ONE
Written by J.H. Russell.
Stock no. 1820192
Published by Oxford Publishing. 1st thus 1986. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. Gooch, Armstrong & Dean Locomotives. ISBN: 0860933989. Minor marks to title page. Page 179 has pencil annotation and is lightly foxed. Green dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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MORE ODD CORNERS OF THE GWR FROM THE DAYS OF STEAM
Written by Kevin Robertson.
Stock no. 2133549
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2003. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750932198. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.

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GREAT WESTERN SAINTS AND SINNERS
Written by W.A. Tuplin.
Stock no. 1819889
Published by George Allen & Unwin. 1983. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A study of Great Western steam, attempting to reach a balanced evaluation of all the principal locomotives, from the company's beginning. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 004385057X. Text block lightly browned. Green pictorial dustwrapper is browned to flaps and has remains of label to front flap, spine is browned, scuffed.

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THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY IN DEAN: A HISTORY OF THE RAILWAYS OF THE FOREST OF DEAN: PART TWO
Written by H.W. Paar.
Stock no. 1819847
Published by David & Charles. 2nd 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour frontis. B/w photos. 2nd edition. ISBN: 0715353691. Scuff to front board. Previous owner's label to front pastedown, name & date in ink to front endpaper. Top edge of text block browned else contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby.

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THROUGH THE WINDOW NUMBER ONE: PADDINGTON TO PENZANCE
Written by GWR.
Stock no. 1819490
Published by GWR. 1st 1924. Good condition.

(Cornish Riviera Route) 300 miles of English country as seen from the G.W.R. trains. Plain cardwraps, blue title to front. B/w illustrations, maps and plates. Biro scribble to rear cover, Covers damp stained and edge-worn. Heavy browning from damp staining to contents (still perfectly readable). Text block browned. Hinges pulled.

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GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A HISTORY
Written by Andrew Roden.
Stock no. 1819418
Published by Aurum Press. 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive history of this remarkable railway company, whose well-engineered network survives not only into the privatised era but also in numerous lovingly restored steam railways from the Dart Valley to the Welsh Coast, and brings the tale up to date. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781845135805. Reprint. Top of spine bumped, crease to top of spine of dustwrapper.

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CALLING CARLISLE CONTROL
Written by Peter Brock.
Stock no. 2133108
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Tales of the Footplate. ISBN: 0711019045. Some browning to wrapper.

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THE MAKING OF THE SEVERN RAILWAY TUNNEL
Written by Roger Cowles.
Stock no. 2132500
Published by Alan Sutton. 1ST 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Severn Railway Tunnel was one of the most striking civil engineering feats of the 19th century. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0862996023. Some marks to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning.

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NEYLAND A GREAT WESTERN OUTPOST
Written by Richard Parker.
Stock no. 1818076
Published by Krb Publications. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 144 pages. B/w photos. This book seeks to fill a gap in the history of the GWR in West Wales. ISBN: 0954203534. Brown pictorial dustwrapper has a small price-label to front panel and is lightly scuffed.

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