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1 An Act to confer further powers on the London and South Western Railway company to provide for a lease to the company undertaking of the North Cornwall Railway Company
Houses of Parliament 1913 First Edition Paperback 22.5 x 34.5cm Approx 
47 + iii pages, condition mostly very good, minor foxing/dirt to 1st 3 & last 3 pages, folded down middle & a couple of corner tip folds. A Government Act as issued without binding/covers Includes power to close roads to be diverted, power to divert roads and pathways, underpinning of houses near widening, power to dredge river Thames, compulsory purchase, power to enter property to survey and value etc. etc. Due to large size will be sent in a strong tube. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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2 Railway Gazette and Railway News, Special British Railway Centenary Number, La Railway Gazette Numero special , June 22 1925
London Transport (1910) Ltd Railway Gazette 1925 Special Centenary Edition Original Paper Covers Good 23 x 30.5cm.approx 
total of 406 pages, i.e. 130 pages (of advertising at front) + 276 pages (128 pages text/ illustrations, followed by pages 129-276 which are 148 pages of adverting rear). So looks like over 1000 illustrations throughout as most pages contain at least one illustration. Binding paperback in good condition, some rubbing/folding. Contents good & clean with some minor folding, mostly the odd corner tip fold. illustrations from photographs (inc. Victorian) & line drawings (inc. plans and diagrams), most on gloss type paper. Not to be compared with normal editions, this is a real minefield of information/illustrations. Text & illustrations with text printed in English & French. ( adverts front/rear in English). This journal seems to be aimed mainly at railway management/directors, including engineering, operational management/directors: The Railway Gazette incorporates many other railway publications inc. the Railway Record, Railway Official Gazette, Railways Illustrated, Herapath's Railway Journal and The Railway Times (Established 1837), etc.. As most bound/yearly volumes do not contain all or any of the 278 pages adverts present in this "special anniversary edition", this is a very rare item. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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3 Rand McNally & Co's new official railroad map of the United States and Canada. (This Railway map is copyright Dated 1880 on the map)
Chicago Rand McNally & Co. 1880 First Edition Fair/good Open 113.5 x 70cm, folded 11.5 x 17.5cm. 
Full title "Rand McNally & Co's new official railroad map of the United States and southern Canada. Engraved and printed by Rand McNally & Co. Chicargo. Copyright 1880 by Rand McNally & Co.". Also to right are maps of Atlantic coast states map & some town area maps( Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, St. Louis, Chicago, Buffalo / Niagara Falls & Washington, engraved & on enlarged scale. This is a large scale folding Antique rail-road map of the United States and southern Canada, in 40 paper sections on linen making one large map. Condition fair, some added outline colour, outer cover is missing, some splits at folds (linen) and general toning. Torn linen (not paper map) that can be repaired from rear not affecting (or seen) front. Approx Size; unfolded measures 113.5 x 70cm (44 3/4" x 27 1/2" inches), folded 11.5 x 17.5cm ( 7x 4 1/2" inches). Rare map, not sure but could be the 1st edition of this Rand McNally & Co. Map, they made many different maps, The very first Rand McNally rail map appeared in the December 1872 edition of its Railroad Guide and only began publishing educational maps in 1880. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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4 Aitken, John Aitken The Railwayman's Handbook
Glasgow S.B. Aitken 1933 Third Edition Paperback Good 12 x 17cm. Approx 
128 pages + orange fold-out supplement bound in, Paperback covers in fair condition (see scan). Contents in fair condition, no inscriptions, clean pages with corner folds throughout, centre page loose. The orange fold-out supplement has been bound to centre pages and is miss-folded. A very comprehensive pocket sized booklet contains bell signals, carriers Act of 1830, Drivers & Firemans duties, foreign coaching stock, Railway Law, Goods, Live stock, Passenger Traffic, Officals & servants, Railway Act of 1889, season tickets, Sykes' Lock and Block Needle System, Telegraphs, tickets, Tyer's Instruments, Wage table, also on accidents and lots more. This is the 3rd edition of August 1933 ( first edition was Sept 1932, though not an Official railway publication as there was so many rail companies, but as so detailed and popular was reprinted many times 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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5 J.H. Balfour Browne, Walter H. MacNamara & Ralph Neville Reports of Cases Decided By the Railway and Canal Commissioners Vol XII
London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1906 
First Edition. 6 1/2" x 8 3/4" Approx. 316 + xvi pages, Original black buckram boards , signs of splitting at spine( spine repaired at some time), tiny surface hole to front , .Contents signs of spine being reglued, one stamp to front of Transport(1910) Ltd Library, 1st endpaper with 2 small tears, From title page to finish, Very good, clean pages and tight . .This volume covers cases frm 1903 to 1906 and among the cases are Bovril v Great Western Railway, Bannatyne & Sons v Great Southern and Western Railway of Ireland, Exeter Railway v Great Western, Lord Rothchild v Grand Junction Canal Company, Spillers and Bakers v Taff Vale Railway. not a big book but weighs a hefty 1kilo/ 2+ lbs, so a small p&p surcharge to cover postage. 
Price: 32.00 GBP
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6 Johnson, Robert Wayne Through the Heart of the South, the Seaboard Air Line Railway Story
Erin / North York , Canada Boston Mills Press / Stoddart Publishing 1995 1-55046-144-3 / 9781550461442 First Edition Very Good 22.5 x 29.5cm Approx 
160 glossy pages,with lots of B/w illustrations most from antique photographs, .Hardback brown buckram covers condition fine, Dust Jacket Very Good & not price clipped, Contents Fine with no inscriptions, Robert Johnson's unbeatable book on the Seaboard railroad, born in '39 now a judge,but much earlier he worked for the line in his vacations while growing up as his father & Grandfather worked on the Line & it was always part of his life & upbringing . note railway name & has nothing to do with Aeroplane's & it is just great fully illustrated book on the Railway , printed on gloss style paper, Looks unread with no sign's of use. *** as weight is approx 1 liko, surcharge to outside U.K, ... Europe 3 & other inc USA 8 airmail (or very Slow surface/ship Europe 2 & other inc USA 5) also outside UK if you wish to be insured + 3.50,, all outside UK please email 1st. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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7 Stretton, Clement E. Stretton The Locomotive Engine and Its Development. A Popular Treatise on the Gradual Improvements Made in Railway Engines between 1803 and 1903. Sixth edition, revised & Enlarged
London Crosby , Lockwood and Co, 1903 Hard Back Very Good 13 x 19cm Approx 
xii + 270 pages + 15 fold-out illustrations + 48 + 16 + 4 green pages ( 3 publishers books lists). Hardback binding in good condition, minor corner knocks and sunned spine, re- bound using original covers & spine. Contents close to mint, Very good, clean & tight copy, no inscriptions. Apart from 15 unnumbered illustrations, there are lots of illustrations within the text and numbered full page inscriptions all in very good order. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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