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Trains, Automobiles and Other Land Transport

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Trains, Automobiles and Other Land Transport

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1 Adam-Smith, Patsy All Aboard! Trains of Australia
Canberra Australia Post Philatelic Group 1993 0642188580 / 9780642188588 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
40 pp. Does not include stamps. In clear vinyl case, as issued. Case is a little worn; book is as new. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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British Buses Since 1900 (Ian Allan Transport Library), Aldridge, John, and Stephen Morris
2 Aldridge, John, and Stephen Morris British Buses Since 1900 (Ian Allan Transport Library)
Shepperton, Surrey Ian Allen Ltd 2000 071102703X / 9780711027039 Combined Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Good Octavo 
268 pp. Light general and edgewear (creasing) to unclipped dj. Small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. All else as new. "First published as a two-volume history (before 1945 and since 1945), this combined volume is updated to bring the story up to the end of the 20th century." Black-and-white illustrations throughout. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Railway Picture Postcards, Bray, Maurice I.
3 Bray, Maurice I. Railway Picture Postcards
Ashbourne Moorland 1986 0861901703 / 9780861901708 First Hard Cover Near Fine Good Small Quarto 
240 pp. Lidght wear to upper edge of price-clipped dj. Extremely light yellowing to upper edge of text block. Internally as new. A history of railway postcards beginning in the 1890s. "The illustrations, in black & white and colour, most of which have never before been reproduced, include some of the rarest railway postcards known. They picture familiar locomotives and rolling stock, together with lesser known ships, stations, hotels, advertisements, trams and comic cards." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Railway Age in Australia, Bromby, Robin
4 Bromby, Robin The Railway Age in Australia
Melbourne Lothian Publishing 2005 0734407157 / 9780734407153 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Quarto 
194 pp.Two short closed tears across spine panel of unclipped dustjacket. Extremely light wear to upper and lower edges of black boards. Internally as new. Illustrated endpapers. Colour and black-and-white illustrations throughout. Map, bibliography, index. "Contains many essential facts for rail enthusiasts, such as key dates, the first railway in each state, worst accidents and a list of rail companies and departments." A heavy book: postage as quoted applies in Australia, but please contact us for overseas rates. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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C. B. Collett : A Competent Successor (OL121), Chacksfield, John E.
5 Chacksfield, John E. C. B. Collett : A Competent Successor (OL121)
Usk The Oakwood Press 2002 0853615861 / 9780853615866 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
160 pp. Light wear to lower edge of front cover; tiny crease to fore-edge of first page. All else as new. Illustrated with b/w photos and diagrams. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Aber Branch: Caerphilly to Senghenydd, Chapman, Colin
6 Chapman, Colin The Aber Branch: Caerphilly to Senghenydd
Bassaleg, Newport The Welsh Railways Research Circle 2002 0952726734 / 9780952726739 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Quarto 
iv, 92 pp. A little light creasing to edges of unclipped dj. Bumping to head and heel of spine; all else as new. Colour and b/w photos, b/w maps, including detailed extracts from Ordnance Survey maps. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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How Runs the Road, Cronin, Bernard
7 Cronin, Bernard How Runs the Road
Melbourne Acacia Press 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good Good 12 mo 
106 pp. General and edgewear (creasing, a couple of stains, short closed tears near spine and corners) to unclipped dustjacket. Small splotches to lower edges of green boards. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white plates (photos). "He tells us many extraordinarily interesting things about roads and tracks. The Australian section of the book is always absorbing and often fascinating -- not only stirring records of the pioneer days, but also an abundance of drivers' yarns spun into the thread of the book make it singularly attractive to the Australian reader." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Mugby Junction, Dickens, Charles. With Andrew Halliday, Charles Collins, Hesba Stretton, Amelia Edwards. Foreword by Robert Macfarlane
8 Dickens, Charles. With Andrew Halliday, Charles Collins, Hesba Stretton, Amelia Edwards. Foreword by Robert Macfarlane Mugby Junction
London Hesperus Press 2005 1843911299 / 9781843911296 First Thus Paperback Near Fine Small Octavo 
132 pp. Light shelfwear; all else as new. Gatefold flaps. Within Australia, postage will be lowered to $2.00 upon receipt of order. "The different 'storylines' of Mugby Junction differently register the 'perilous and marvellous' qualities of the railways. Together, they form a collection which celebrates the potential of the new technology to link previously distant people and places, but which is also anxious at the new types of violence it has brought into being." -- Robert Macfarlane 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Early Morning Milk Train: The Cream of Emett Railway Drawings, Emett, Rowland
9 Emett, Rowland Early Morning Milk Train: The Cream of Emett Railway Drawings
London John Murray Publishers Ltd 1976 071953416x / 9780719534164 First Hard Cover Good Good 
General and edgewear to price-clipped dustjacket. Foxing to upper edge of text block. Corners of green cloth boards bumped. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Illustrations are all clean, bright, unmarked. Solidly bound. "For those who have never savoured the delights of toasted teacakes (straight from the fire-box) on the Afternoon-tea Train to Wisteria Halt, a rich treat is in store." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Great Western Railway: Routes, Statutes, Opening Dates & Other Particulars, Gale, P. R.
10 Gale, P. R. The Great Western Railway: Routes, Statutes, Opening Dates & Other Particulars
UK Avon-Anglia 1986 0905466772 / 9780905466774 Facsimile Edition Paperback Very Good Octavo 
142 pp. Rubbing to spine causing loss of some of the lettering. Bookseller's sticker to inside front cover. Short crease to lower corner of first page, faint yellowing to page edges. Otherwise clean, bright, solidly bound. Originally prepared in 1926 by the GWR Chief Goods Manager's Office, reprinted in 1986 (without map). 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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11 Garratt, Colin D. Symphony in Steam
London Blandford Press 1970 0713705280 / 9780713705287 First Hard Cover Near Fine Good Duodecimo Colin Garratt, photos. 
193 pp. Dustjacket is price clipped and has light wear including a closed tear and several obtrusive chips. A little light wear to lower edges of black cloth boards. Internally bright, unmarked and solidly bound. 150 colour photos of British and Continental steam engines, with full historic details of the subjects of each photo. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Aspects of Buses (PS11), Gladwin, David D.
12 Gladwin, David D. Aspects of Buses (PS11)
Usk The Oakwood Press 2003 0853616078 / 9780853616078 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
208 pp. Shallow crease to lower back corner of cover; all else as new. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Cardiff's Electric Tramways (OL81), Gould, Barry
13 Gould, Barry Cardiff's Electric Tramways (OL81)
Oxford The Oakwood Press 1996 0853614873 / 9780853614876 Second Edition Paperback Fine Octavo 
136 pp. Illustrated with b/w photos, maps. Folded map ("Cardiff Corporation Tramways 1929", dated 1973) laid in. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Rhymney Railway (OL9), Kidner, R. W.
14 Kidner, R. W. The Rhymney Railway (OL9)
Oxford The Oakwood Press 1995 0853614636 / 9780853614630 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
152 pp. Chipping to fore-edge of front cover, corners, and head and heel of uncreased spine. All else as new. Illustrated with b/w photos and maps. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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15 Legget, Robert F. Railroads of Canada (Series: Railroad Histories of the World
Vancouver Douglas, David & Charles 1973 0889140014 / 9780889140011 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
255 pp. General and edgewear including creasing and a few tears to price-clipped dustwrapper. Just a little light foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w map and plates of b/w photogs. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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16 Liddell, Ken I'll Take the Train
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Western Producer Prairie Books 1971 0919306063 / 9780919306066 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
196 pp. General and edgewear, including creasing, chipping and a tear to upper front corner, to unclipped dustwrapper. Very light edgewear to blue cloth boards. Faint foxing and tanning to edges of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w photog. plates. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Rail Centres: Swindon, Maggs, Colin Gordon
17 Maggs, Colin Gordon Rail Centres: Swindon
Shepperton, Surrey Ian Allen Ltd 1983 0711013357 / 9780711013353 First Hard Cover Near Fine Good Octavo 
128 pp. Light general and edgewear to price-clipped dj. Small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. All else as new. Illustrated with b/w photos, diagrams, maps. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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18 McKee, Bill, and Georgeen Klassen Trail of Iron: The CPR and the Birth of the West, 1880-1930
Vancouver Glenbow-Alberta Institute in association with Douglas & McIntyre 1983 0888943997 / 9780888943996 Second Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good + Quarto 
192 pp. Extremely light edgewear to illustrated unclipped dustwrapper. Two or three dents to lower edge of cream boards. Small stain to lower edge of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Two wonderful colour maps of the Canadian Pacific Railway to eps. Illustrated with colour and b/w photos. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Caerphilly Works 1901-1964, Mountford, Eric
19 Mountford, Eric Caerphilly Works 1901-1964
Roundhouse Books 1965 Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
132 pp. General and edgewear, including creasing, chips, closed tears, discolouration, to unclipped dj. Tanning to upper edge of text block. Internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound. Illustrated with over 100 b/w photos in plates. "A History of the Works from the beginning in Rhymney Railway days through the G.W.R. period to its demise under B.R. in 1964. A full account of its activities with an emphasis on locomotive affairs -- details of locomotives built, rebuilt, scrapped and repaired there, together with a generous selection of fine illustrations." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Aberdare Railway (OL95), Mountford, Eric R., and R. W. Kidner
20 Mountford, Eric R., and R. W. Kidner The Aberdare Railway (OL95)
Oxford The Oakwood Press 1995 0853614741 / 9780853614746 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
128 pp. Short crease to fore-edge of text block; all else as new. Illustrated with b/w photos, maps and diagrams. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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