There are 56 books in this catalogue.
Men and Machines. The Brambles Story.
Manuel, D. L.
Book Number: 66260
Ure Smith, Sydney 1970. 8vo. hardcover. 56pp. colur & b/w illus. Very good, owner's inscription on fep.
Racing Round the World
Lurani, Count Giovanni
Book Number: 66065
Foulis, London n.d. (1950s) 8vo. red cloth hardcover. 220pp. b/w illus. Good, light foxing, owner's inscription on fep. / Poor d/w with missing pieces.
The Country Railway in Australia
Book Number: 61051
Cromarty Press, Sydney 1983. 8vo. softcover. 87pp. n/w illus. Very good, owner's stamp on fep.
Kitson Meyer Articulated Locomotives
Book Number: 65157
Wyvern Publications, 1985. 4to. laminated boards, hardcover. 128pp. Very good+, small crease on spine.
Australian Horse Drawn Vehicles
Book Number: 57388
Rigby, Australia, 1980. Oblong 4to. hardcover. 280pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, light foxing to endpapers. / Very good d/w with small water mark on rear corner & some light creases to top rear edge.
Along Parallel Lines: A History of the Railways of New South Wales
Book Number: 62931
Melbourne University Press, 1989 tall 8vo maroon cloth Hardcover in d/w. 600pp. very good. / very good d/w with faded spine. Index. Illustrated with b&w photo's. Maps on end pages. The stories of Settlement in Australia and the building of the railroad blend technical detail with the record of political intrigue, to show the railways as one of the nation's largest enterprises as well as an institution to which many of us have an almost romantic attraction.
Romance of Australian railways
Book Number: 38193
Adelaide Rigby 1976 4to hardcover 246pp b/w & colour illus. very good / very good d/w.
The Holden Racing Team
Book Number: 57484
Lothian, South Melbourne, 2003 4to. hardcover. 222pp. colour illus. Very good+. / Very good+ d/w.
The N3 Book; Amazing stories and incredible facts to turn your drive into a voyage of discovery
Book Number: 61737
Parkview Press 2006 Oblong 8vo. softcover. 158pp. Packed with stories about people whose settlements, struggles, wars and journeys over hundreds of years make this slice of SA one of its most fascinating. wherever you are on the N3, this book has stories to keep the whole family interested, stories about stone age cultures, amazing geography, remarkable animals, Boer War battles, dinosaurs, vanished villages, the struggle against apartheid, feats of engineering and freakish weather.
Trans-Australian Railway Linking East and West
Ferguson, Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro. (Opening Ceremony by)
Book Number: 59453
Government Printer, Melbourne 1917. Oblong 8vo. orig. dec. cloth covered stiff boards. 58pp. b/w illus. Good+. stamps inside covers, small spot of wear on the bottom of the second last page where pages stuck together. Small chip on bottom cover edge. Light foxing near edges. Scarce.
Drake's Road Book of the Grand Junction Railway (1838)
Drake, James. (publisher).
Book Number: 22901
UK., Moorland Reprints, 1974. Small 8vo. hardcover. 147pp. + b/w plates, fold-out map, fold-out fares table, b/w illus. very good+. / very good+ d/w.
The Train (Small Oxford Books)
Book Number: 27178
Oxford University Press, 1982 8vo hardcover 112pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
The Sex and Savagery of Hell's Angels
Book Number: 38373
New English Library 1969 8vo. softcover. 127pp. good, page edges browned, bookseller stamp inside front cover, owner's stamps on title pages, light stain on cover.
The Severn Valley Railway.
Book Number: 38536
London: Thomas 1989 8vo. softcover. 223pp. index, b/w illus. very good.
Covered Wagons in Australia
Book Number: 42979
Rigby 1979 8vo. Hardcover in d/w, very good. 64pp. Illustrated thoughout with in-text b&w photo's. Through the pages of this bok roll the stage wagons, the Prairie schooners, the tabletops of the days when wool was king of the inland tracks, the German wagons and cheesecutters of the selectors, the camel wagons and the bumboats of the far north. Not just a book on Wagons, but on Wagon builders, Drivers, stockmen, boys with dogs, picturesque language, Pioneers of Australia moving large consignments over our vast continent.
On Roads. A hidden history
Book Number: 53764
Profile Books Ltd, 2010. 8vo. softcover. 312pp. index, b/w illus. Near Fine.
Thomas, David St John
Book Number: 54070
Francis Lincoln Publishers, London 2011. 8vo. hardcover. 192pp. Colour drawings. Very good+, minor rubbing to bottom cover corners./ Fine d/w.
The Last Journey of William Huskisson
Book Number: 56722
Faber and Faber May 19, 2003 8vo softcover 244pp very good. How did the opening of the world's first passenger railyway turn from a glorious morning into a tragic afternoon? This book is an entertaining tale of ambition, genius, rivalry and legend, plotting the eight-year struggle to build a railway with a cast of engineers, politicians, actresses, surgeons, socialites and breathtaking machines. It is a loud and evocative snapshot of the times, but above all it is a human story of one man's shocking and very gory demise.
The World Railway System
De Fontgalland, Bernard
Book Number: 57058
Cambridge University Press, UK. 1980 8vo. hardcover. 314pp. index
Sydney's Forgotten Military Railways
Book Number: 58615
Australian Railway Historical Society NSW Division 1997 8vo. stapled wraps. 30pp. b/w illus. Very good+.
The Railway Age
Book Number: 58617
Mandolin, Manchester University Press, 1998. 8vo. softcover. 181pp. index. Very good.