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...AND GONE FOREVER
Written by Colin T. Gifford.
Stock no. 1818368
Published by Oxford Publishing Co. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The companion volume to 'Each a Glimpse'. Evocative studies of the railway scene during the last years of steam, a unique record of the urban and rural landscape of Great Britain at that time. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 0860935264. SIGNED by the author to title page. Pictorial dustwrapper has a heavy crease and tear to lower edge of front panel (no loss).
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DIESELS ON THE WESTERN
Written by Michael Welch.
Stock no. 1818366
Published by Capital Transport. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. When BR embarked on their dieselisation programme, it probably came as no surprise when the Western, alone among the six BR regions, decided to adopt hydraulic transmission for its main line diesel locomotives in preference to electric which was standard throughout the rest of the system. ISBN: 9781854143679. Rear board lightly scuffed.
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DAYLIGHT REFLECTIONS VOLUME ONE: FROM DAYLIGHT TO STARLIGHT
Written by Nils Huxtable.
Stock no. 1818365
Published by Steamscences. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos throughout. Colour pictorial endpapers. ISBN: 0969140924. Small price label to rear panel of dustwrapper.
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THE PENNSY ERA ON LONG ISLAND
Written by Ron Ziel.
Stock no. 1818364
Published by Sunrise Special Ltd.. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

All the various classes of the Pennsy locomotives are covered, reviving the memories of the time that was The Pennsy Era on Long Island. Large oblong format. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. Board corners lightly rubbed. Contents fine.
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ROCK ISLAND RAILS
Written by Robert P. Olmsted.
Stock no. 1818363
1st 1991. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A series of selected images concerned with the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad between 1948 and 1990. Large format. Black cloth boards, silver titles. B/w photos. Red pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed.
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TIDEWATER TRIANGLE
Written by Robert J. Yanosey. Illustrated by Robert J. Yanosey.
Stock no. 1818362
Published by Morning Sun Books, Inc.. 1st 1988. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

1960's diesel railroading at its best! Drawing an imaginary line to connect Norfolk, VA to Richmond, VA to Raleigh, NC and back to Norfolk, describes a Tidewater Triangle in which railroading once flourished under the banners of about a dozen great lines... Large format. Red boards, silver titles. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 0961905816. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine, edge-rubbed and worn, scuffed to rear panel.
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SIXTIES SPOTTING DAYS AROUND THE SOUTHERN REGION
Written by Kevin Derrick.
Stock no. 1818361
Published by Strathwood Ltd. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

A 96 page colour photographic album depicting the 1960's with coverage of both seam and diesels from that great period of change on our railways. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 9781905276127.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BRITISH STEAM LOCOMOTIVES
Written by H.C. Casserley.
Stock no. 1318373
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer's Book no. 23. With over 140 b/w illustrations. Small format. Red boards. ISBN: 0723215391. Minimal bumping to spine. Some light page browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is price-cut by publisher with 'new' price above, is slightly browned and has a few faint damp stains at edges.
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SEVENTIES SPOTTING DAYS AROUND THE WEST COUNTRY
Written by Kevin Derrick.
Stock no. 1818221
Published by Strathwood Ltd. 1st 2010. Fine condition.

A 96 page colour photographic album depicting the 1970's with coverage of both diesel electric and hydraulics from that great period of change on our railways. Large format. Dark blue pictorial glazed boards. ISBN: 9781905276417.
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LOOKING BACK AT WESTERNS
Written by Kevin Derrick.
Stock no. 1818220
Published by Strathwood Ltd. 1st 2010. Fine condition.

A 96 page colour photographic album depicting the Westerns, one of the most revered classes of British Railways diesels that enjoyed hydraulic transmission. Large format. Red glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 9781905276400.
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SIXTIES SPOTTING DAYS AROUND THE NORTH EASTERN REGION
Written by Kevin Derrick.
Stock no. 1818218
Published by Strathwood Ltd. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition.

A 96 colour photographic album depicting the 1960's with coverage of both steam and diesels from that great period of change on our railways. Captions include items of news, culture, music and personalities of the era to bring back the memories from our youth. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. ISBN: 9781905276097. Light scuffing to boards.
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LOOKING BACK AT WESTERN REGION HYDRAULICS
Written by Kevin Derrick.
Stock no. 1818216
Published by Strathwood Ltd. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781905276394.
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