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$17.50
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Railway History in Pictures: The British Railway Station


BIDDLE, GORDON & SPENCE, JEOFFRY

Super octavo hardcover (VG+) in d/w (VG+); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: David & Charles Inc 1977

KEYWORDS: specials Gordon Biddle Jeoffry Spence railways transport trains train stations Britain pictorial history photographs travel architecture social history

$18.50
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To Hell in a Day Coach: An Exasperated Look at American Railroads


LYON, PETER

Octavo hardcover (VG) in d/w (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: JB Lippincott 1968

KEYWORDS: specials Peter Lyon American railroads transportation freight passengers history government politics unions Gould Vanderbilt Morgan Hill trains locomotives social history

$30.00
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The Trial of Socrates


STONE, I.F.

first edition, octavo, blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, xi + 282pp, VG (soiling to some pages) in VG d/w (light wear, small closed tear to upper spine)

PUBLISHER: Jonathan Cape 1988

KEYWORDS: socrates classics philosophy history i.f. stone ancient greek history

$35.00
2f39/24

Leichhardt the Dauntless Explorer


with an appendix on his last and fatal journey

RODERICK, COLIN

octavo, brown boards with white lettering to spine, illus eps, frontispiece, viii + 526pp, illus, VG+ (light wear) in VG+ d/w (light wear and fading, small closed tear to upper spine)

PUBLISHER: Angus & Robertson 1988

KEYWORDS: colin roderick ludwig leichhardt explorer australia history natural history

$38.50
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Collecting Picture Postcards


GODDEN, GEOFFREY

Quarto, illus heavy card boards with yellow lettering to spine & front board, illus title page, 202pp, illus, fine

PUBLISHER: Phillimore & Co 1996

KEYWORDS: Geoffrey Godden collecting picture postcards history Victorian Edwardian collectors letters corresondence social history

$49.50
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Ashburton: A History with Records of Town and County


SCOTTER, W. H.

Super octavo, blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, 480pp, illus, VG+ (owner's name in ink to front pastedown) in VG+ d/w (slight bruising to spine extrems)

PUBLISHER: Ashburton Borough & County Councils 1972

KEYWORDS: WH Scotter New Zealand Canterbury Ashburton history agriculture farming social history farmers businessmen

$30.00
2f42/19

FitzRoy: Governor in Crisis 1843-1845


MOON, PAUL

octavo, illus light card covers, 311pp, near fine

PUBLISHER: David Ling 2000

KEYWORDS: new zealand history biography politics colonial history paul moon robert fitzroy second governor

$24.50
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Rides on Railways


Introduction by Barrie Trinder

SIDNEY, SAMUEL

Octavo, blue faux leather boards with gilt lettering to spine, x + 254pp, illus, nr fine (owner's name in pencil to fep, slight spotting to feps) in VG+ d/w (foxing to interior, esp upper edges)

PUBLISHER: Phillimore & Co 1973

KEYWORDS: Samual Sidney railways trains steam engines locomotives transport history North Western Railway social history

$22.50
2f43/23

Modern Rail Album


HOBSON, A. W. (Ed) for the Phoenix Railway Photogr

Square super octavo, blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, frontispiece, 96pp, illus, VG+ (owner's name in pencil to fep, slight tanning to feps) in VG+ d/w (Foxing to interior)

PUBLISHER: D. Bradford Barton Ltd 1974

KEYWORDS: A W Hobson Phoenix Railway Photographic Circle photography pictorial history trains railways locomotives history diesel electric rail traction

$22.50
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The World the Railways Made


FAITH, NICHOLAS

Super octavo, green boards with gilt lettering to spine, 360pp, illus, fine, in fine d/w

PUBLISHER: The Bodley Head 1990

KEYWORDS: Nicholas Faith railways history capitalism Britain America Siberia Africa South America technology industrial development navvies financiers social history railway revolution

$12.00
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The Rannoch Line


edited selections from Mountain, Moor and Loch, first published in 1894

N/A

paperback (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples.Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: Famedram Publishers

KEYWORDS: history railways trains transport the rannoch line scotland scottish history specials

$34.50
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The History of Railways in Britain


FERNEYHOUGH, FRANK

Super octavo, blue buckram boards with gilt lettering to spine, frontispiece, illus title page, 288pp, illus, fine, in VG+ d/w (creasing to rear lower edge, slight soiling to edges)

PUBLISHER: Osprey Publishing 1975

KEYWORDS: Frank Ferneyhough Britain British trains railways transport history social history Newcomen Watt Trevithick Stephenson navvies gangers drivers guards personalities locomotives WW1 WW2 Beeching government

$18.50
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Slavophile Empire: Imperial Russia's Illiberal Path


ENGELSTEIN, LAURA

Super octavo softcover (nr fine); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Cornell University Press 2009

KEYWORDS: specials Laura Engelstein imperial Russia history politics political history pre-1917 cultural

$35.00
2f46/12

Roman Social History: A Sourcebook


PARKIN, TIM G. & POMEROY, ARTHUR J.

super octavo, illus light card covers, xvii + 389pp, near fine

PUBLISHER: Routledge 2009

KEYWORDS: tim g. parkin arthur j. pomeroy ancient rome roman social history classics ancient history

$55.00
2f46/13

Jesus: The Cold Case; Reinvestigating the Death of the Most Famous Person in History


BRUCE, BRYAN

first edition, super octavo, illus light card covers, 272pp, illus, near fine

PUBLISHER: Random House 2010

KEYWORDS: first edition new zealand bryan bruce religion jesus christ archaeology history bible biblical history

$22.50
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Great Books of the Western World: Herodotus; Thucydides


The History of Herodotus; The History of the Peloponnesian War Thucydides

HUTCHINS, ROBERT MAYNARD (Ed)

Super octavo hardcover (VG+); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples.Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: University of Chicago 1952

KEYWORDS: Herodotus Thucydides classics philosophy history Pelopennese War history

$10.00
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Mrs Woolf & the Servants


LIGHT, ALISON

Octavo softcover (VG+); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Penguin 2008

KEYWORDS: specials Alison Light Virginia Woolf Bloomsbury history social history literary criticism domestic service

$10.00
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This Is My God


WOUK, HERMAN

hardcover octavo (VG) d/w (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Jonathan Cape 1960

KEYWORDS: herman wouk history religion judaism jewish history specials

$8.50
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Guide-Book of Ravenna


MESINI, GIOVANNI

miniature paperback (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Longo Editore 1972

KEYWORDS: specials ravenna italy history guide history travel geography

$14.00
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The Last Stuarts


LEES-MILNE, JAMES

softcover super octavo (VG) d/w (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Chatto & Windus 1983

KEYWORDS: james lees-milne history bonnie prince charlie stuart family british monarchy england english history biography specials

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