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1809 Regulations of the MARINE Society
1809 Regulations of the MARINE Society

Price: £329.99

A finely bound copy of the uncommon book of regulations by the Marine Society. A lovely copy with a great history. Uncommon Fifth Edition Bound in leather with gilt lettering and detail to the spine. Contains the bookplate of...

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1837 English Pleasure Carriages W. B. Adams Illustrated First Edition
1837 English Pleasure Carriages W. B. Adams Illustrated First Edition

Price: £90.00

A first edition of W. B Adams' survey of the English pleasure carriage.William Bridges Adams was a railway engineer with a great interest in improving the railway network, and is associated with the invention of the fish-plate joint...

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1876 The Midland Railway Its Rise and Progress Frederick Williams Illustrated
1876 The Midland Railway Its Rise and Progress Frederick Williams Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A profusely illustrated copy of this comprehensive history of the Midland Railway.Undated as is consistent with the 1876 first edition. Complete with seven maps and vignettes in the text. Frederick Smeeton Williams was an English minister...

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1888 Lecture The Working of An English Railway George Findlay
1888 Lecture The Working of An English Railway George Findlay

Price: £90.00

A printed account of a lecture on the English Railway delivered in 1888.The lecture was given by George Findlay, later Sir George Findlay, the general manager of the London and North Western Railway. This text includes two fold...

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1892 Repartition Des Wagons Vides Congres International Railway French
1892 Repartition Des Wagons Vides Congres International Railway French

Price: £140.00

This is a report from the international congress of railways.Printed in French.A report regarding the distribution of empty railway wagons.

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1897-2011 142vols The Railway Magazine Railway Publishing Company Illustrated
1897-2011 142vols The Railway Magazine Railway Publishing Company Illustrated

Price: £12,500.00

A collection of magazines regarding locomotive history. This set comprises of volumes 1-67, 76-77 and 86-157 and covers the time period of 1897-2011. The Railway Magazine is still Britain's best-selling rail title. It was first...

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1905 Herbert A Evans Highways and Byways in Oxford and the Cotswolds Illus First
1905 Herbert A Evans Highways and Byways in Oxford and the Cotswolds Illus First

Price: £20.00

A first edition of Herbert A Evans' Highways and Byways in Oxford and the Cotswolds.With 72 plates and 4 maps by F L Griggs.Herbert A Evans explores the Cotswold area and offers travel advice for people visiting the...

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1915 The Mastery of Air William Claxton Second Edition Illustrated Aviation
1915 The Mastery of Air William Claxton Second Edition Illustrated Aviation

Price: £35.00

This is a well illustrated second edition of this aviation history.Part of the Great Achievements series.Illustrated with a full colour frontispiece and several illustrations, maps and photographs.

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1924 Locomotive Valve Gears and Valve Setting First Ed Illus Folding Diagrams
1924 Locomotive Valve Gears and Valve Setting First Ed Illus Folding Diagrams

Price: £230.00

A scarce work on trains, with a focus upon valves.Including four fold out diagrams, nineteen full page monochrome photographs and eighteen full page monochrome diagrams, alongside many in text diagrams and illustrations. This specialist...

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1925 The Romance of Modern Railways T W Corbin Illustrated Engineering
1925 The Romance of Modern Railways T W Corbin Illustrated Engineering

Price: £85.00

A work from 'The Romance of...' engineering series by T W Corbin.Illustrated throughout with numerous photos and diagrams.This work gives the story of mechanical locomotion with descriptions of their construction and working. It also...

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1926 The Highway and Its Vehicles Limited Edition Hilaire Belloc Geoffrey Holmes
1926 The Highway and Its Vehicles Limited Edition Hilaire Belloc Geoffrey Holmes

Price: £190.00

An interesting work on the history of the highway.Written by Hilaire Belloc and edited by Geoffrey Holme.Limited edition, number 857 of 1250 copies printed of this work.This work discusses the road users of Britain and the development...

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1927-31 3 Vols MacDermot The History of the Great Western Railway First Edition
1927-31 3 Vols MacDermot The History of the Great Western Railway First Edition

Price: £380.00

A first edition three volume set of MacDermot's History of the Great Western Railway.Complete with Volume 1 Part 1 and 2 and Volume 2.A complete history of the Great Western Railway prior to the nationalisation of 1948.Frontispiece...

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1931-1989 58vols Motor Sport Magazine Brooklands Gazette Volumes 8-65 Cars
1931-1989 58vols Motor Sport Magazine Brooklands Gazette Volumes 8-65 Cars

Price: £2,750.00

A long run of Brooklands Gazette Motor-Sport magazine.Comprising of from Volume VIII No.1 (November 1st 1931) to Volume LXV No.12 (December 1989).The majority of volumes have their indices bound in at the front of the volume. Volumes...

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1938 Bond's Model and Experimental Engingeering Handboook Trains Machinery Illus
1938 Bond's Model and Experimental Engingeering Handboook Trains Machinery Illus

Price: £24.00

The second edition of the 1938 Bond's catalogue.Established in 1887 as Bond's Ltd, Bond's of Euston Road was a leading model engineering seller and manufacturer. They produced their own range of model railway items.Profusely illustrated,...

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1955 Haskell A Tentative Check-List of Early European Railway Literature
1955 Haskell A Tentative Check-List of Early European Railway Literature

Price: £44.00

A first edition of A Tentative Check-List of Early European Railway Literature.Providing a hugely comprehensive list of the published literature this book is of great interest to railway and enthusiasts.With a preface by the librarian...

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1956-1979 23vols in11 Veteran and Vintage Magazine Cars Automobiles Vehicle
1956-1979 23vols in11 Veteran and Vintage Magazine Cars Automobiles Vehicle

Price: £1,500.00

A run of the motoring magazine Veteran and Vintage. Comprising of 23 complete volumes, being volume 1-23 bound in 11 clothbound volumes. The run is from August 1956- August 1979 complete. All volumes are illustrated throughout.One...

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1966 Janes's World Railways Henry Sampson Illustrated
1966 Janes's World Railways Henry Sampson Illustrated

Price: £29.99

An extensive work of reference detailing the various railway operations and equipment used within the years 1965 and 1966. Ninth edition. Containing Loading gauge diagrams, reports on major rail systems, and a chapter on signal...

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1981 S C May 150 Years of a Railway The Par to Newquay and Truro Line Illus
1981 S C May 150 Years of a Railway The Par to Newquay and Truro Line Illus

Price: £35.00

A first edition of S C May's 150 Years of a Railway.With 7 plates including 4 maps.A small publication that discusses the history of the railway line between Truro and Newquay.

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1990 Lore of FLIGHT Cagner AVIATION Planes D/J Illus
1990 Lore of FLIGHT Cagner AVIATION Planes D/J Illus

Price: £39.99

Publisher's full blue cloth binding with silver titles to spine.  In glossy dust jacket. "This book is divided into four main section covering: the historical background; the structure of aeroplanes; engines and equipment;...

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2000 AIRCRAFT WORLD WAR II Encyclopaedia MILITARY
2000 AIRCRAFT WORLD WAR II Encyclopaedia MILITARY

Price: £24.99

Glossy pictorial boards in marching dust jacket. A defintive guide to the aircraft in World War II.  This is a bright, clean copy which is illustrated with numerous colour and black and white plates throughout. "With...

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c1842 A Bill For Making a Railway Victorian 1840's Parliament Act Template
c1842 A Bill For Making a Railway Victorian 1840's Parliament Act Template

Price: £170.00

A bill model for the construction of new railways in Britain, with spaces left blank for the towns to be linked by a new route. Previous owner's inscription to first page of text.

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c1876 Williams The Midland Railway Its Rise And Progress With Illustrations Maps
c1876 Williams The Midland Railway Its Rise And Progress With Illustrations Maps

Price: £175.00

An early edition of this history of the development of the Midland Railway by Frederick Smeeton Williams (18291886) best known for his books on the early history of the railway. With illustrations and several maps with colour. Williams...

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c1919 The Autocar Handbook A Guide to the Motor Car Seventh Edition Illustrated
c1919 The Autocar Handbook A Guide to the Motor Car Seventh Edition Illustrated

Price: £50.00

A work on the early twentieth century motor car.With a folding plate frontispiece illustrating a chassis of a 'modern motor car' and conveying the working parts.The seventh edition.Undated, dated using Copac, the prior...

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c1939 CARS MOTORS Operation Manual MORRIS TEN-FOUR
c1939 CARS MOTORS Operation Manual MORRIS TEN-FOUR

Price: £26.99

This handbook gives, in concise form, all the information required for the efficient management and upkeep of Morris Ten-Four cars. Bound in card with fold-out plate. From the most basic hints - 'before starting out for a run always...

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c1947 Electric Motors and Generators Illustrated Digrams Electricity Zaehnsdorf
c1947 Electric Motors and Generators Illustrated Digrams Electricity Zaehnsdorf

Price: £180.00

An attractive copy of this work on motoring. Bound by Zaehnsdorf.A collection of short chapters on various aspects of electric motors and generators by various authors, including F Harrabin, J Nixon and E Emery. Profusely illustrated...

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