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British Steam Portfolio

By: Alexander, W. Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Elizabeth, SA, Australia, Railmac Publications: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001644


Softcover, first edition, 90gms, 28 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. There is a small sticker mark on the front cover and a small pen inscription on the inside back of the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Illustrated History of Transport

By: Chant, Christopher; and Batchelor, John

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Leicester, England, Blitz Editions: 1996

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: TRA48


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, edition not stated, 1210g, 184pgs. A comprehensive history of transport including land transportation, sea transportation, and air transportation. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards are in very good condition with only very light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australian Transport: An Illustrated History

By: Colwell, Max

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dee Why, NSW, Australia, Paul Hamlyn P/L: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000737


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 824gms, 159 pages, illustrated endpapers. This is the story of Australia through the different eras and the different types of transport available. It includes over 200 beautiful pictures. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and some mild discolouration. There is a small pencil mark on the inside front page, otherwise no ot... View more info

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Book of Australian Train Journeys, A

By: Cook, John (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, William Collins Publishers P/L: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRATRA1


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 750gms, 261 pages. This book brings together some of the most famous and the most infamous events which have taken place in and around Australian trains. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money wi... View more info

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Vintage Engines

By: Dams, John; Whitehous, Patrick (eds)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Holborn, England, New English Library: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRATRA6


Laminated pictorial boards, no dust jacket, First Edition, 700gms, 160 pages, blank endpapers. In this book John Adams and Patrick Whitehouse have put together a further selection of these picture (from New English Library Magazine), which presents a varied cross-section of steam locomotives, built between the period 1875 to 1945. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Atta... View more info

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Locomotive Guide: Thirlmere Railway Museum

By: Eardley, Gifford H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Burwood, NSW, Australia, The NSW Rail Transport Museum: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001645


Softcover, reprint edition, 154gms. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Last Journey of William Huskisson, The

By: Garfield, Simon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Faber and Faber Limited: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISEUR65


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 374gms, 244 pages, illustrated endpapers. How a day of triump became a day of despair at the turn of a wheel. How did the opening of the world's first passenger railway turn from a glorious morning into a tragic afternoon. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only light shelf wear, therwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached pictu... View more info

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Train Journeys of the World: A Spectacular Voyage of Discovery Along 30 of the World's Most Exciting Rail Routes

By: Gordon, Susan (ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hampshire, England, AA Publishing: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001115


Hardcover with pictorial laminated boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 1115gms, 224 pages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Cooktown Railway, The: Australia's Most Unusual Railway

By: Knowlkes, J. W.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Brisbane, Australia, Australian Railway Historical Society, The: Queensland Division: 1984

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: TRATRA3


Paperback, Third Edition, 200gms, 93 pages. The story of the Cooktown Railway is a fascinating one, as much part of the history of Cooktown as the repairing of Captain Cook's holed "Endeavour" there in 1770. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, some staining and fading to the cover, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find t... View more info

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Locomotion: A Woeld Survey of Railway Traction

By: Nock, O. S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRATRA4


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,050gms 280 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. Mr Nock has produced a magnificent and entertaining survey of all forms of traction which can work on permanent way. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a sticker on the front cover that cannot be removed with damaging dj. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear and chipping, otherwise no other pre-lo... View more info

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Locomotives of Australia

By: Oberg, Leon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Terry Hills, Australia, A. H & A. W Reed Pty Ltd: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRATRA5


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 950gms 272 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. Leon Oberg is on such dedicated enthusiast, and here, he has set down a locomotive history which covers the whole range of Australian locomotives. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached... View more info

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Yonder Comes the Train: The Story of the Iron Horse and Some of the Roads It Travelled

By: Phillips, Lance

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Jersey, USA, Castle Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRATRA11


Hardcover with orange boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 2150g, 395pgs, blank endpapers. This book captures the spirit of an age as well as a business, a way of life, as well as a profession. Illustrated with over 450 photographs and drawings, it is a book that is factual, fond and fascinating. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only mild shelf... View more info

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World Steam Locomotives

By: Robins, James. G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRATRA7


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 300gms, 52 pages, illustrated endpapers. As man's first departure from reliance on nature for propulsion, and as a means by which large areas of the globe were opened up to civilised existence, the steam locomotive retains a special significance in the human story. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Mild shelf wear to board edges. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shel... View more info

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Early Railways

By: Snell, J.B.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, England, Octopus Books Limited: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001010


Hardcover with black and pictorial cloth boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 604gms, 97 pages. In this book the author has traced the story of the railways from their earliest beginnings until World War I. The book features 132 illustrations in colour and black and white. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear. There is a small stic... View more info

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Steam: Through Five Continents

By: Strickland, Keith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Wrens Park Publishing: 1998

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: TRATRA2


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards replicated on the dust jacket, Second Edition, 575gms, 150 pages, blank endpapers. This book provides a glimpse of Keith Strickland's remarkable black and white photographs and shows the contrasting style of steam engines today in Zambia, Sri Lanka, China, New Zealand, Canada, Paraguay and Argentina, to name but a few of the countries he has visited. Book is in very good condition with no visible general wear and tear. Dust j... View more info

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British Industrial Steam (The Twilight Years)

By: Ware, Mike

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Elizabeth, SA, Australia, Railmac Publications: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001643


Softcover, first edition, 132gms, 52 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen inscription on the inside back of the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info