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Image for Covering My Tracks.  Recollections of the End of Steam

Covering My Tracks. Recollections of the End of Steam

By: Adley, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Patrick Stephens Ltd.: 1988

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID296427

ISBN: 0850598826


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour photographs and maps. Neat & small previous owner's signature to front free end paper. 192 pages View more info

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British Atlantic Locomotives

By: Allen, Cecil J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID302979

ISBN: 0711000425


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 143 pages View more info

The Concise Illustrated Book of Trains

By: Avery, D. (Edited)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Brian Todd Publishing House Ltd: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID279112

ISBN: 1852610123


Oblong Octavo Size [approx 22.8 x 15.3cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs as well as colour drawings. 46 pages Over 40 of the world's most famous steam trains, each superbly illustrated, with full specifications and a brief history of the locomotive. View more info

Image for The Railways of the Republic of Ireland. A Pictorial Survey of the G.S.R. and C.I.E. 1925-75

The Railways of the Republic of Ireland. A Pictorial Survey of the G.S.R. and C.I.E. 1925-75

By: Baker, Michael H.C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dublin, D. Bradford Barton Ltd: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID252739

ISBN: 0851532357


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm].. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 96 pages View more info

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Highball, A Pageant of Trains

By: Beebe, Lucius

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: No DateCirca 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID284103


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Mild tape stains to endpapers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 224 pages A companion book to the author's trilogy of the saga of American railroading. View more info

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Trains in Transition

By: Beebe, Lucius

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID284101


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is a little rubbed and now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Some minor tape stains to endpapers. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 210 pages The third volume of the author's trilogy of the saga of American railroading - the other two volumes are "High Iron, A Book of Trains" & "Highliners, A Railroad Album". View more info

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The Overland Limited

By: Beebe, Lucius

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Howell-North Books: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID304976


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 157 pages The story of "The Overland" [Chicago-San Francisco] including anecdotes of the people who boarded it - who included Dame Nellie Melba, Caruso, Grand Duke Boris and more. This was the train that represented "The West" with all the implications of Buffalo Bill. Wells Fargo and the Overland Trail. View more info

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The Age of Steam. A Classic Album of American Railroading

By: Beebe, Lucius & Clegg, Charles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Howell-North Books: 1972

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID281611

ISBN: 0831070951


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some light soiling at edges & is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Very mild tape stains to endpapers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 304 pages View more info

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The Age of Steam. A Classic Album of American Railroading (Signed numbered copy)

By: Beebe, Lucius & Clegg, Charles

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Company: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID304816


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in a Good Slipcase. Paper cracking at hinges but binding solid. Some wear to slipcase edges. Mainline edition limited to 400 copies of which this is copy no. 312. Signed by both authors. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 304 pages View more info

Image for Rods Down and Dropped Fires.  Illinois Central and the Steam Age in Perspective

Rods Down and Dropped Fires. Illinois Central and the Steam Age in Perspective

By: Bessette, Richard P.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Orland Park, IL, RTN Press LLC: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID280604

ISBN: 0974797006


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards. An excellent copy. Looks unread. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs & Maps. This is a heavy book (weighs over 3kgs unpacked) and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 594 pages The Illinois Central Railroad, sometimes called the Main Line of Mid-America, is a railroad in the central United States, with its primary routes connecting Chicago, Illinois, with New Orleans, Louisiana, and Mobile, Alabama. A line also connected Chica... View more info

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Les Dernieres Locomotives A Vapeur D'Europe 1972-1977

By: Bouillin, Patrice; Lachenal, William; Presle, Andre; Vuagnoux, Denis (Photographs)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Grenoble, France, Published by Author: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286861


Oblong Small Quarto Size [approx 29x22cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. Dustjacket is a little rubbed at corners and has underside repairs to strengthen it and shows some creases on rear panel - now properly protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with full page colour photographs and two page map. Captions to each photo at rear - in French, English and German; Preface and Introduction in French. Copy number 2405. Preface by Andre Rasserie and Introduction by William Lachenal. 253 pages Steam Locomotives in Europe 1972-1977. View more info

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The White Plume. A pictorial representation of the steam locomotive

By: Bowman, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montreal, Railfare Enterprises Ltd: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID282563

ISBN: 0919130267


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 160 pages A collection of Charles Bowman's photographs. Divided into five sections: Canada & USA; England; Scotland; West Germany; Austria. View more info

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French Steam

By: Broncard, Yves & Fenino, Felix

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302814

ISBN: 0711001405


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. A nice copy. Very Good copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Text in English and French. 160 pages Master railway photographers and knowledgeable enthusiasts, Yves Broncard and Felix Fenino have assembled in this book a wealth of photographs and detailed information describing characteristic designs of the former French railway companies and of Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français [SNCF] since nationalisation. View more info

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Great Steam Trains of Australia

By: BURKE, David

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID297932

ISBN: 0727009540


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 160 pages View more info

BRITISH STEAM LOCOMOTIVES

By: Carter, Ernest F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Foyles Handbooks: 1962

Seller ID: ID222085


12mo. VERY GOOD in pictorial laminated boards. Some shelfwear. Previous owner's name/details to front free endpaper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 92 pages View more info

Image for Frisco Power Locomotives and Trains of the St. Louis - San Francisco Railway 1903-1953

Frisco Power Locomotives and Trains of the St. Louis - San Francisco Railway 1903-1953

By: Collias, Joe G.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Springfield, Missouri, The Frisco Railroad Museum Inc.: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition, Enlarged

Seller ID: ID302791

ISBN: 0931365171


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. An excellent copy. Near Fine condition in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Some black & White line drawings. Black& White maps to endpapers. This second edition includes an additional 16 pages of never before published color photos of Frisco steam, diesel, equipment and facilities as well as a full color cover 322 pages The St. Louis-San Francisco Railway or as it was nicknamed, the Frisco, was never destined to achieve its goal of San Francisco; v... View more info

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Rails Across The Midlands

By: Cook, Richard J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Marino, Ca, Golden West Books: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID282594


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 144 pages View more info

Image for Railways Then and Now The Changing Railway Scene in Britain

Railways Then and Now The Changing Railway Scene in Britain

By: Course, Edwin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Portman (Batsford): 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID156

ISBN: 0713405333


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 166pages View more info

Image for Santa Fe...Steel Rails Through California

Santa Fe...Steel Rails Through California

By: Duke, Donald & Kistler, Stan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Marino, Ca, Golden West Books: 1969

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: ID304982


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Coloured endpaper maps. 184 pages View more info

Image for Southern Pacific Steam Locomotives.  A Pictorial Anthology of Western Railroading

Southern Pacific Steam Locomotives. A Pictorial Anthology of Western Railroading

By: Duke, Donald [Compiler]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Marino, Ca, Golden West Books: 1969

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID303695


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. Some minor tape marks to endpapers. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 88 pages View more info