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The Railways of England

By: Acworth, W. M.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1890

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 61245


In the original Publisher's quarter cloth - the spine being a mustard colour with gilt titling, and the remaining 2/3rds boards being dark blue with bright gilt titling to the front board. A little 'bumping' to the head/tail of the spine but NO chipping or similar. A previous owners' name and date in ink (2 dates - passed down in the family it would appear) on the front pastedown. Decorative endpapers. (xvi) + 427 pp. A tissue-guarded (tissue with a few foxing spots) b/w... View more info

The Champagne Campaign The Spectacular Airborne Invasion That Turned the Tide of Battle in France in 1944

By: Adleman, Robert H. & Colonel George Walton

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Leslie Frewin: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110688


Green boards that have No titling or publisher's details. (? ) Odd but as the Map endpapers are securely in place and bright and clean, it doesn't look rebound. (? ) . The Pictorial Dustjacket is not price-clipped. Otherwise No Inscriptions or Marks. (xiv) + 298 pp. Illustrated with b/w photos and map endpapers. Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Fine' copy. " This gives a remarkable account of the highly succ... View more info

Engineer's Handbook of Adhesives

By: Aitken, D F

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Sussex, The Machinery Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110780


Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket which is not price-clipped. The dustjacket covers have some minor edge wear to the extremities and a couple of scratches to the front cover. The lamination of the d/j is just beginning to peel on a smooth crease line which is next to the spine, otherwise there are No Inscriptions or other Marks. 176 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs and diagrams. Bibliography; Index. Ove... View more info

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GIANT PRESSOUT and BUILD CONCORDE Build Yourself an 86 Cm Model of Concorde. NO Glue Required. Press out and Build.

By: Alcraft Rob

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk,, Top That! Publishing PLC: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114435


HUGE BOOK - Pictorial stiff card covers - some very light edgewear, and a bottom corner crease only, to the covers from storage, but Unused, Uncut. Internally FINE. A completely intact press-out model of CONCORDE. Model & Instructions by Custard Fish. Ready to assemble, no glue or scissors needed. FIRST EDITION, FIRST Impression with the correct Printer's Key - 0 2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3 1. 32 pp = The first 8 pages text = Details about / History of Concorde, and with full colour... View more info

Iron Horses . American Locomotives, 1829-1900

By: Alexander, E. P.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications Inc.: 2003

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 111448


This is a slightly altered reprint of the Unabridged republication of the original edition published by W. W. Norton & Company, Inc,. New York, 1941. Laminated pictorial card covers with white titling to the spine and front cover. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are No Inscriptions or Marks. 240 pp. Illustrated with b/w line drawings of Locomotives. Bibliography. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'As New' copy. "The steam locomotive... View more info

Nothing Like it in the World The Men That Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: £3.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster Ltd: 2001

Edition: 1st Touchstone Edition

Seller ID: 108926


In the original publisher's pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. There is a former owner's small b/w name and address sticker on the top corner of the front free endpaper o/w No Inscriptions or Marks. Paper is lightly browning uniformly - but it was printed on cheap paper . Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright, near Fine copy. 432 pp. Illustrated in b/w. Maps, etc. "Story of the men who built the railways through the plains of the midwest: inv... View more info

Advertising Leaflet - Remington Cycles (Bicycles) from Coventry

By: Anon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Coventry, Chas T Robey Ltd. Britain's Largest Cycle Warehouse:

Seller ID: 106756


Folded sheet (folds out to small folio) illustrating various cycles with Illustrations, Details Prices and payment options, no marks, paper browning slightly at the edges with age, includes; The 3 speed Light Roadster, The Popular Lady's model, The 'All-Black' Roadster, The Black Tom, The Super Racer, etc. Leaflet Folds down to A5 size (8vo). Robey sold lots of other things including Wireless Radios and Baby Carriages (Prams) - that I know about!. No Date ? 1930?, ... View more info

Facts About Korea

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Seoul, Korea, Korean Overseas Information Service: 1993

Edition: Revised (and Condensed) Edition

Seller ID: 110053


Card covers, laminated. Ex library - Minimal marks. Label to spine, corner creased. 160pp. Illustrated in colour. Contents include: - Music for the National Anthem, Tourism, Education, Women, Culture, Arts, The Media, Social Welfare, etc, etc. Overall a Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo View more info

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Press-Out Scale Model Traction Engine A "Treasure Hour" Press-Out Activity Book

By: Anon

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Treasure Hour/Murrays Sales and Services,: 1960

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114434


Pictorial stiff card covers - some light edge wear to the covers from storage, but Unused, Uncut. Internally FINE. A completely intact press-out model of a traction engine, "ready to assemble, no glue needed, no scissors needed." . Probably from the 1950s/1960s? . A "Treasure Hour" press-out activity book. 16 pp = 4 pps text and b/w illustrations to the first 4 and last 4 pages. The 'To Be Cut-out Model' comprises the centre 8 pages on light card in black... View more info

The Nautical Magazine for 1876. New Series. A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with Maritime Affairs. Volume XLV No. I. January, 1876 to No. XII. December, 1876.

By: Anon/Various

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co. , and J. D. Potter,: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113038


In original half leather/marbled boards, gilt titling to the spine. The boards and the leather spine and corners are very rubbed and worn, the front board is completely detached, and the rear hinge of the spine is splitting down most of the length, but holding. Page fore-edges are dusty/browned. However in very good condition internally, tightly bound, and generally very clean. Formerly in the Seafarers' Education Service Library - Crew's Library with their book plate on... View more info

The Nautical Magazine for 1875. New Series. a Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with Maritime Affairs. Volume XLIV No. I. January, 1875 to No. XII. December, 1875.

By: Anon/various

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co. , and J. D. Potter,: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113039


In original half leather/marbled boards, gilt titling to the spine. The boards and the leather spine and corners are very rubbed and worn, the front and rear boards are completely detached. Page fore-edges are dusty/browned and stained. Internally in very good condition, with a VERY little sporadic foxing/staining here and there, but tightly bound, and generally very clean. Formerly in the Seafarers' Education Service library - Crew's Library with their book plate on the... View more info

Tickets Please! . A Nostalgic Journey Through Railway Station Life

By: Atterbury, Paul

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Wiltshire, David & Charles: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111512


Laminated pictorial boards with matching pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is very slight creasing to the top and bottom of the dustjacket spine, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. 256 pp. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs. Index; Acknowledgements. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'As New' copy. "This is a winning mix of railway and social history, all brought to life by wonderful photo... View more info

Thomas Comes to Breakfast

By: Awdry, W. The Rev.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Kaye & Ward (An Imprint of Heinemann Young Books): (1985)

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 111849


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial laminated boards. No dustjacket, probably as issued? . Head and Tail of the spine and corners of the covers are 'bumped', and very slightly discoloured/scraped to the bottom of the spine, o/w the covers are VG. All hinges tight. 2 small brown spots on the reverse of the Title page and a spot in the blank space under the text of page one which is seen on the reverse of the page also. The bottom edges of the pages are also very ... View more info

Victory in the Air The Winning Years. a 50th Anniversary Souvenir

By: Baker, David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, IPC Magazines Limited: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110467


Glossy illustrated card covers. No dustjacket as issued. A slight crease line to the rear cover o/w an Excellent copy. No Inscriptions or Marks. 114pp. Illustrated in b/w and colour with b/w maps and plans. Chronology. A 50th Anniversary Souvenir. This is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. " This is the story of the RAF, the Fleet Air Arm and the British Commonwealth air forces in the winning years of the Second World War. Above all else, it is... View more info

London Transport, 1933 -1962

By: Baker, Michael

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Surrey, Ian Allan Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111773


Black boards with Bright Gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is NOT price-clipped. An Ex - Library copy BUT with MINIMAL Library Markings on the Front Free Endpaper ONLY. These markings consist of one 'withdrawn' stamp in the middle of the page, 3 small marks (old glue) where a label has been removed, and traces of a single ? Barcode removal to the foot of the page. Otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks in the b... View more info