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THE DECLINE OF BRITISH RAILWAYS IN BURY & ROSSENDALE
Written by Andrew Coward.
Stock no. 1819387
Published by Andrew Coward. 1st 2013. Very good condition.
Large format. Card wraps. B/w and colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9781624079153. Light rubbing to corners of covers, lower front corner creased.
Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. History, traditions and work. Text in English and Italian. Slight browning to cover edges. Contents fine.
BRITISH RAILWAYS LONDON MIDLAND OPERATING AREA (CENTRAL DIVISION) WORKING TIME TABLE OF PASSENGER TRAINS BETWEEN MANCHESTER & NORMANTON AND BRANCHES
No author listed.
Stock no. 2126803
Published by British Rail (Western). 1955. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Card wraps. For 13th June to 18th September Inclusive, 1955. Creasing to cover and page corners. Ink inscription to front cover. Pencil note to rear cover. Some grubby marks.
A history of local road passenger transport in and around Salford from the days of the horse drawn omnibus to the development of the electric tramway system 1824-1912. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1870119479. Small, minor ink date stamp to top edge of front endpaper.
Recollections of the 'life and times' of the old Irlam Village. White cardwraps. Stapled booklet with 88 pages. B/w photos. Covers lightly browned and a little grubby. Small inscription in ink to Contents page. Top edge of text block browned.
A volume intended for those who find it pleasant to wander in the byways of topography and local literature. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Floral endpapers. 263 pages includes index. Plus booklist at rear. Top and tail of spine worn. Edges and corners rubbed. Covers a little marked. Browning to endpapers. Name and date in ink on front endpaper. Contents very good.
Includes the cotton district and manufacture of cotton, miscellaneous industrial occupations, dialect and pastimes and much more. Maroon cloth, gilt titles, gilt crest to front cover. Numerous b/w illustrations. 355 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. A couple of small marks to rear cover. Technical School prize stamp plus name and date in ink on front endpaper. Foxing to half-title. Occasional foxspots to contents. Overall a bright copy.
DRAKE'S ROAD BOOK OF THE GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY, FROM LIVERPOOL & MANCHESTER TO BIRMINGHAM
No author listed.
Stock no. 2123646
Published by James Drake; Longman And Co.. Circa 1840. Almost very good condition.
Green covers with gilt titles. Fold-out map to front of book. Containing a brief historical and topographical account of the scenery, places and objects on either side of the line. The rules, regulations, Fares, Times of Outset and Arrival of the Trains at various stations. Together with all requisite information for travellers arriving at the various stations; and an accurately engrave Map of the Entire Route. Bumping and grubby/dark marks to covers and spine. Creasing and a few marks to fold-out map. Some foxing. Contents are still very good.
FREELING'S GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY COMPANION TO LIVERPOOL, MANCHESTER AND BIRMINGHAM
Written by Arthur Freeling.
Stock no. 2123642
Published by Whittaker & Co.. 2nd 1838. Almost very good condition.
Small format. Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. 2nd edition. And Liverpool, Manchester & Birmingham Guide; Containing: A Narrative of the Parliamentary History of the Project; An Account of Everything Worthy the Attention of the Traveller Upon the Line; Complete Description of Every Part of the Rail-road; of the Noblemen or Gentlemen's Seats.... Fold-out map to front, also fold-out timetable. New Spine/rebound, with what remains of original spine laid down; browned. Covers are unevenly browned and faded, with bumping and wear. Some marks to endpapers. Foxing throughout.
Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. History, traditions and work. Text in English and Italian. Slight discolouration to covers.
MANCHESTER IN THE DAYS OF STEAM PART ONE VICTORIA STATION AND THE NORTH EAST SUBURBS
Written by Paul Shackcloth.
Stock no. 2121280
Published by Steam Image. 1ST 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.
Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0954312813. Light creasing to a couple of corners.
METROLINK OLDHAM TO CHORLTON INCLUDING THE OLDHAM LOOP RAILWAY
Written by Scott Hellewell; Colin Reeve.
Stock no. 1812355
Published by Venture Publications. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition.
Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos. 96 pages. ISBN: 9781905304530. A nice, clean copy.