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- A History of the North British Locomotive Co. Ltd. 1903-1953

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in red boards with metal company plate on front board. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 115 pages. Numerous illustrations including colour. A history of the well-knowm railway locomotive builders.
Published : Privately Published, Glasgow 1953, First Edition
£42.00

- Bituminous Materials in Road Construction

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp. xxiv, 611. Plates. Figures. A book about road surfaces based on research carried out by the Road Research Laboratory of the Department of Scientific and Industrial esearch.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London 1962, First Edition
£9.00

- Bye- Laws for Regulating the Hackney Carriages of Edinburgh and the Owners and Drivers Thereof

Hardback. 12mo. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. Ownership inscription of a police constable. Pp.ix,269. Includes the bye-laws, a very lengthy table of fares and a list of Edinburgh and Leith streets together with the area in which they are to be found. There seem to have been both motor and horse-drawn hackney carriages in 1910 and some, at least already had meters. An interesting book historically.
Published : Printed By Ballantyne, Hanson & Co, Edinburgh 1910, First Edition
£58.00

- Coach and Sedan - Reprinted from the Edition of 1636 (The Haslewood Books)

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Number 457 of 625 numbered copies. No ownership inscription. Unpaginated. Illustration to facsimile tile page (repeated on front panel of dustwrapper). "This fascinating book, which has never before been reprinted, gives a lively and authentic account of the state of London traffic in the year 1636."
Published : Frederick Etchells and Hugh Macdonald, London 1925,
£40.00

- Great Western Progress 1835-1935

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Lacking front end-paper. 180pp. Illustrated. This is the story of the Great Western Railway reprinted from the GWR centenary issue of The Times.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1972, Reprint
£6.00

- Motor Wonders

Hardback. 4to. Nd. 1920's. A fair copy only as the boards are loose (and sellotaped at the front end-paper). 31 pages. 5 full-page colour plates and black and white illustrations. A story for children on the theme of motor transport by land, sea and air.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd., London,
£10.00

- Research on Road Safety

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. Pp. xii, 602. Many illustrations, tables and figures. A major survey of the ascertained facts on road safety.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London 1965, Reprint
£12.00

- The Modern Aeroplane

Nd. but gift inscription is dated March 1941. Folio. Softback. A fair copy with some wear and tear to the paper covers especially at the edges. 23pp. Illustrations, some with hinged flaps, show the aeroplane, its engines and some safety and efficiency devices. This is a successor to "The Modern Light Aeroplane" by the same publishers and is an unusual and uncommon title.
Published : Shell-Mex and B.P. Ltd., London, First Edition
£35.00

"SouthmeT" - The Tramways of Croydon

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. 212pp. Folding map. Many illustrations.
Published : The Light Railway Transport League, London 1960, First Edition
£10.00

Adams John and Roberts Ray - A Pride of Bentleys

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 224 pages. Numerous illustrations with many in colour. "Documents every Bentley model made, giving detailed specification for each and highlighting individual cars of note."
Published : New English Library, London 1978, First Edition
£13.00

Adams W. Poynter - Electric and Petrol-Electric Vehicles Being Part II of "Motor-Car Mechanism and management"

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in white. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 50 illustrations including four plates. A very early work on electric powered vehicles. A decent copy of a rather fragile book.
Published : Charles Griffin & Company, London 1908, First Edition
£50.00

Alderson, Frederick - Bicycling : A History

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. 214 pages. 18 plates + 8 illustrations in the text. A history of the bicycle and cycling.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1972, First Edition
£15.00

Anderson William J. - The Howes o' Buchan, Being Notes, Local, Historical and Antiquarian Regarding the Various Places of Interest Along the Route of the Buchan Railway

Hardback. Nd. c.1865. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt and black on the upper board. Bevelled edges. All edges gilt. No ownership inscription. Very little foxing. Pp.vi,100. Nine mounted photographs including frontispiece. Scarce in first edition. The Formartine and Buchan railway was opened in sections between 1861 and 1903. It closed to passenger serbvices in 1965 and to freight services in 1979.
Published : The "Sentinel" Office, Peterhead, First Edition
£150.00

Andrews, A. F.; Morgan, E. B. - Vickers Aircraft since 1908

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good but rather ill-fitting dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.x,593. Numerous photographs.
Published : Putnam, London 1988, New Edition
£20.00

Bacon Roy - British Motorcycles of the 1960s

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 237pp. Many illus. This is a detailed history of 50 marques from AJS to Wasp.
Published : Promotional Reprint Co.ltd 1994, Reprint
£10.00

Baines F.E. - On the Track of the Mail-Coach : Being a Volume of Reminiscences Personal and Otherwise

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Small ex libris label of previous owner on front fixed end-paper and minor remains of a label on the front free end-paper. Pp.vi,[ii],351. Frontispiece.
Published : Richard Bentley and Son, London 1895, First Edition
£38.00

Beaubois Henry - Airships: An Illustrated History

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 235 pages. 82 colour drawings, 125 black and white drawings and 160 photographs. Covers the full history of airships in both peace and war.
Published : Macdonald & Jane's, London 1974, First English Edition
£30.00

Behr J.B. (editor) - Research on Road Traffic

A very good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper. 505pp. Many plates, tables and figures. Includes methods of measuring traffic flow and speeds, prediction of the amount of traffic on a new road, traffic theory, the capacity of road systems including intersections etc.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London 1965, First Edition
£14.00

Bentley W.J. - Motoring Cavalcade

A very good copy in a good, virtually complete, dustwrapper with a few closed tears and creases. A little foxing to page ends. 144pp. Illustrated. This is "the whole story of motoring in text and pictures".
Published : Odhams Press, London 1953, First Edition
£10.00

Borgeson Griffith - Bugatti

A very good copy in a very good, complete and untorn wrapper which does, however, have a scrape mark which is more noticeable internally than externally. Ownership inscription. 223 pages. Numerous illustrations. The story of the Bugatti car. Described as "packed with new information and virgin anecdote".
Published : Osprey, London 1981, First Edition
£65.00

Bradley Tom - The Old Coaching Days in Yorkshire

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in black on spine and upper board and decorated in gilt on upper board. A little wear to spine ends. Bookplate and small ex libris plate of previous owners on front fixed end-paper. Pp.xi,251 + 4pp adverts. Numerous illustrations by the author. A record of the old Yorkshire coaching times.
Published : Yorkshire Conservative Newspaper Co., Leeds 1889, First Edition
£30.00

Brett, R.Dallas - History of British Aviation, 1908-1914 (2 Vols. In 1)

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. This is stamped as being the Eightieth Anniversary Edition and is copy 358 of 1000. Pp.216;207. Plates. Diagrams. First published in 1933 "this unique book---records in fascinating detail the events both tragic and humorous which gave birth to the aeroplane."
Published : Air Research Publications 1988,
£24.00

Brotchie Alan W. - The Tramways of Kirkcaldy

Softback. A very good copy. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 60 pages. Illustrated. Folding plan at rear of Kirkcaldy tramways.
Published : N.B. Traction Group, Dundee 1978, First Edition
£10.00

Burbidge Wm. F. - From Balloon to Bomber a Complete History of Aviation from Earliest Times Until the Present Day

A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Small gift inscription. 238 pages. Many illustrations.
Published : John Crowther 1946, First Edition
£12.00

Casson Mark - The World's First Railway System : Enterprise, Competition, and Regulation on the Railway Network in Victorian Britain

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xvi,523. 16 illustrations. Numerous figures and tables. Described as "the first history of the British railway system written from a modern economic perspective" and as "the definitive source of reference for those interested in the economic history of the British railway system."
Published : Oxford University Press 2009, First Edition
£50.00

Clark Ronald H. - Brough Superior the Rolls-Royce of Motor Cycles

Hardback. A very good copy in a just about good dustwrapper which has a few smallish edge chips and tears. No ownership or other inscription. Pp.xviii,174. Frontispiece and 99 illustrations. The story of the most distinguished "mark" in motor cycling history. Includes references to T. E. Lawrence the most celebrated owner of Brough Superiors.
Published : Goose & Son, Norwich 1964, First Edition
£90.00

Clifton Paul - The Fastest Men on Earth

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has the Donald Campbell wraparound band stating that the book gives the full story of his new record at Lake Eire. Ownership inscription and stamp. Some foxing. 207 pages. 43 illustrations. The story of the world land speed record.
Published : Herbert Jenkins, London 1964, First Edition
£18.00

Conway, H.G. - Bugatti: Le Pur-sang des Automobiles

Hardback. A very good copy in a dustwrapper which is complete and untorn but with some fading to the spine (although the lettering remains clear). The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy without foxing, ownership iscription or other internal marking. 463 pages. 349 photographs. 62 figures. An authoritative history of the celebrated Bugatti car.
Published : Haynes Publishing Group 1979, Third Edition Reprinted
£40.00

Cook Hartley Kemball - The Birth of Flight

Hardback. A very good copy in a good, complete dustwrapper with one closed edge tear. Not foxed and no ownership inscription. 204 pages. 8 illustrations. An anthology of flight from balloons to aeroplanes much of it told by contemporaries.
Published : George Allen & Unwin, London 1941, First Edition
£10.00

Corbin T.W. - The Romance of Modern Railways

Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's dark blue cloth with colour illustration and title on front board and on spine. Previous owner's name and date (Easter 1923) on front endpaper. Slight fading to spine and and at top of rear board. Numerous black and white illustrations. 3 page publisher's catalogue at front and 10 page catalogue at rear.
Published : Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd, London 1922, First Edition
£35.00

Cranston Claudia - Sky Gipsy

Hardback. A near very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is chipped at the spine ends and with some edge wear and tear. Some fading to board edges and a little wear at top of spine. No ownership inscription. Foxing to half-title but otherwise largely clean internally. 281 pages. 29 illustrations. 3 maps. Sub-titled "Twenty-five thousand miles by flying clipper-ships over South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean". Described as "an account of the gayest, jolliest aeroplane vacation".
Published : George G. Harrap, London 1936, First Edition
£18.00

Davey, Arnold; May, Anthony W. - Lagonda: A History of the Marque

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 497 pages. 20 plates. The definitive history of the Lagonda motor car.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1978, First Edition
£58.00

Duponchel A. - Le Chemin De Fer Trans-Saharien Jonction Coloniale Entre L'Algerie et Le Soudan. Etudes Preliminaires Du Projet et Rapport De Mission

Softback. A fair to good copy in paper covers with moderate wear and tear at spine ends and edges. This copy appears to be signed by the author on the title page and presented by him to a M.Bigot. Single stamp of Le President, Cercle Militaire de L'Ecole de St. Cyr. 371 pages. Two folding maps at end. Text in French.
Published : Boehm & Fils, Montpellier 1878, First Edition
£60.00

Dyos H. J. and Aldcroft D. H. - British Transport an Economic Survey from the Seventeenth Century to the Twentieth

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which shows a little wear at the spine ends. No ownership inscription and only a little foxing. 473 pages. 25 maps. 8 tables. "The first full-length study ever made of the origins and development of modern British transport as a whole".
Published : Leicester University Press 1969, First Edition
£18.00

Edwards Clement - Railway Nationalization

Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine which shows some fading. No ownership inscription. Foxing, mainly to edges and early and late pages. Pp.xii,243 + 40 page publisher's catalogue dated February 1907. First published in 1897 this is an argument for nationalising Britain's railways.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1907, Second Edition, Revised
£18.00

Ferneyhough Frank - Liverpool & Manchester Railway 1830-1980

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 193pp. 67 illus. 3 maps. The story of the world's first railway.
Published : Robert Hale, London 1980, First Edition
£5.00

Frostick, Michael - Aston Martin and Lagonda

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper which shows just a little edge wear. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 196 pages. 375 photographs. The book "shows the development of the modern Aston Martin from its sporting antecedents and the new prototype Lagonda from a 1905 three wheel forecar."
Published : Dalton Watson Ltd., London 1977, First Edition
£30.00

Fryer, C.E.J. - The Callander and Oban Railway

Hardback. A very good copy in a near fine dustwrapper. The book would be fine but for an ownership inscription on the front endpaper. 176 pages. Numerous illustrations. Maps, diagrams and timetables. Loosely inserted is a large photograph of Callander railway station c.1890.
Published : The Oakwood Press 1989, First Edition
£18.00

Gibbs-Smith Charles Harvard - Aviation an Historical Survey from Its Origins to the End of World War 11

Hardback. A very good plus copy in a similar dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xvi,316. 22 plates. 128 figures. Tables. Includes a Table of First Flights, a Chronology, Glossary and Bibliography.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London 1970, First Edition
£8.00

Greenwood Cedric - Glasgowtrammerung the Twilight of the Glasgow Tram

Oblong 4to. A very good copy. Leatherette spine. Gilt decoration on upper board. 72 pages. Many photographs.
Published : Heritage Press (Scotland), Turriff 1986, First Edition
£19.00

Greenwood Cedric - Glasgowtrammerung the Twilight of the Glasgow Tram

Hardback. Oblong 4to. A very good copy in boards with leatherette spine. Gilt decoration on upper board. Tram ticket bookmark. 71 pages. A photographic celebration of the last days of the Glasgow trams.
Published : Heritage Press (Scotland), Turriff 1986, First Edition
£19.00

Hajducki, Andrew M. - Haddington, Macmerry and Gifford Branch Lines (Oakwood Library of Railway History)

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 248 pages. Numerous illustrations. Maps. A history of the three railway branch lines which served the landward area of East Lothian.
Published : The Oakwood Press, Oxford 1994, First Edition
£17.00

Hajducki, Andrew M. - The North Berwick and Gullane Branch Lines (Oakwood Library of Railway History)

Hardback. A near fine copy in a price-clipped but otherwise near fine dustwrapper. Pencilled ownership inscription. 192 pages. Numerous black and white illustrations. This is the first history of two East Lothian branch railway lines.
Published : The Oakwood Press, Oxford 1992, First Edition
£20.00

Harper Charles G. - The Oxford, Gloucester and Milford Haven Road: The Ready Way to South Wales Vol. I London to Gloucester and Vol. II Gloucester to Milford Haven

Hardbacks. A very good two volume set in blue cloth lettered and decorated in black. No ownership inscription. A little foxing. Vol. I,pp.xviii,295. 24 full-page plates. Vol.II,pp.xiv,307. 14 full-page plates. Illustrations in the text in both volumes.
Published : Chapman & Hall, London 1905, First Edition
£45.00

Hartcup Guy - The Achievement of the Airship a History of the Development of Rigid, Semi-Rigid and Non-Rigid Airships

A very good copy in a slightly worn but otherwise very good dustwrapper. 296pp. Illustrated.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1974, First Edition
£8.00

Horder W. Howard - Petrol Fumes

Illustrated by Wyndham Robinson.
Hardback. Nd. 1937? A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has minor edge wear and tear. No ownership inscription and only a little light edge foxing. 94 pages. Line illustrations. Humorous motoring poetry.
Published : Herbert Jenkins, London,
£35.00

Hudson David - The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway an Anthology

Illustrated by Eric Leslie.
A fine copy in pictorial card covers. 80 pages. Many sketch illustrations.
Published : The Oakwood Pres, Oxford 1995, First Edition
£15.00

Hudson, Mike - Bicycle Planning : Policy and Practice

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. The boards have been laminated with a clear adhesive material. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,135. Many illustrations. "Sets out a framework of practical low-cost methods for accomodating and encouraging cycling as an integral part of urban transport planning".
Published : The Architectural Press, London 1982, First Edition
£12.00

Hunter D. L. G. - Edinburgh's Transport

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper. Not foxed. Small ownership label on title page. 398 pages. Numerous illustrations. Two double-sided folding transport maps loosely laid in at rear. Covers tram, bus and suburban railway.
Published : The Advertiser Press Ltd., Huddersfield 1964, First Edition
£9.00

Hunter D.L.G. - The Highland Railway in Retrospect

Softback. A very good copy. 80 pages. Many illustrations. "This book is an attempt to highlight some of the unusual features of the Highland Railway and its operations, and to offer illustrations of some of its structures and equipment, which may be of use to a model-maker".
Published : Moorfoot Publishing, Edinburgh 1988, First Edition
£10.00