Books for sale (alphabetical by author)

For a list of the abbreviations used please see book condition  page.

 All books are hardback unless otherwise stated, paperback (pb),card cover.

 If you would like to see a photograph of any of the books on this web site please e-mail jmbuffer@btinternet.com

A Guide to the Great Little Trains of Wales. A comprehensive work containing some lovely colour line drawings. (pb) Celtic, 1976, pp80, landscape format, isbn 0 86005 136 6. VG £2.00

Anderson, V R & Fox, G K. An Historical Survey of Chester to Holyhead Railway. Track Layouts and Illustrations.  Detailed study with many photographs, diagrams, illustrations and track layouts.  (hb) Oxford Publishing Co., 1984, 276 b/w plates + large pull out station plan, large format, isbn 0 86093 216 8. VG, no dust jacket    £15   

Baughan, Peter E.   A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain. Volume 11. North and Mid Wales.   Illustrated regional reference work on the origin and development of the lines serving north and mid Wales.   (hb) David & Charles, 1982, pp248, with 48 plates, 12 maps and folding map, isbn 0 7153 7850 3. VG, VG   £15  

Cambrian Railways Timetables & Working Timetables of 1904 (reprint). A reprint of the timetables for July, Aug & Sept 1904 which also includes contemporary adverts and working timetables. (pb)   Oxford Publishing Co., reprint 1977, pp130 + pull out map, isbn 0 86093 008 4. VG     £6   

Casserley, H.C. Welsh Railways in the Heyday of Steam. B/w photos with detailed captions. (hb) Bradford Barton, pp96, isbn 0 85153 357 4.   VG, no dust jacket.    £1

Chapman, Colin. The Cowbridge Railway.   A comprehensive history of this line, locomotives and rolling stock, complete with many b/w photos, maps and scale drawings. (hb) Oxford Publishing Co., 1984, pp127, large format, isbn 0 86093 284 2.   VG, VG   £7

Christiansen, Rex & Miller, R.W.   The Cambrian Railways Volume 1: 1852 - 1888. The authoritative first volume on the early Cambrian era, complete with excellent maps, gradient profiles and b/w illustrations.  (hb)  David & Charles, 1967, pp178, colour frontis. VG, VG.   £10  

Christiansen, Rex & Miller, R.W.   The Cambrian Railways Volume 2: 1889 - 1868.  The second volume on the early Cambrian era, complete with b/w photos and drawings.  (hb)  David & Charles, 1968, pp218, colour frontis, isbn 0 7153 4220 7. VG, VG.   £20         

Vols 1 & 2 sold together for £27

Christiansen, Rex & Miller, R.W.   The Cambrian Railways Volume 1: 1852 - 1888. The authoritative first volume on the early Cambrian era. Comprehensive history with b/w photos, maps and gradient profiles and.  (hb) David & Charles, 1967, pp178, colour frontis. VG, G + (some wear to the dust jacket)   £10

Green, C. C.  Cambrian Railways Album.  This volume covers primarily the early years through into the 20th Century and is very well illustrated with b/w photos detailed captions.  (hb)  Ian Allan, 1977, pp112, isbn 0 7110 0784 5.  VG, VG  £5

Green, C. C. Cambrian Railways Album. This volume covers primarily the early years through into the 20th Century and is very well illustrated with b/w photos with detailed captions. (hb) Ian Allan, 1980, pp112, isbn 0 7110 0784 5. VG, VG (small inscription)   price clipped £6

Hume, Robert. Death by Chance. The Abergele Train Disaster, 1868. On 20th August 1868 the Irish Mail crashed into a goods train near to Abergele, this contains the stories of 4 people, loco driver, eyewitness, passenger and cottager and then looks at the aftermath and enquiry. (pb) Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, 2004, pp100, isbn 0 86381 900 1.   VG   £7

Jones, Geraint I.L.   Anglesey Railways.   This describes the development, the history and subsequent decline of the main line and two branches that were on Anglesey and what remains of them today. Illustrated with b/w photos, station plans and map.    (pb) Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, 2005, pp112, isbn 1 84527 006 1.   VG   £5

Miller, Brian J. South Wales Railways at the Grouping. 71 b/w photos with detailed captions. (hb) D. Brown & Sons Limited, 1986, 71 b/w plates, landscape format glazed boards, isbn 0 905928 55 5. VG £9.50

Owen-Jones, Stuart. Railways of Wales. Detailed short study well illustrated with b/w photos with detailed captions. (glossy card cover) National Museum of Wales, 1990, pp48, isbn 0 7200 0248 6. F £3.00

Page, James. Forgotten Railways: South Wales. Thorough work looking at many urban, valleys and rural lines. David & Charles, 1982, pp192, 32 plates, pullout map, isbn 0 7153 7734 5. VG, VG £7.95

Page, James. Forgotten Railways: South Wales.  Illustrated with maps and b/w photos, looking at many urban, valleys and rural lines now lost. (hb)   David & Charles, 1979, pp192, 32 plates, pullout map, isbn 0 7153 7734 5. VG, VG £6

Rear, W.G. LMS Branch Lines in North Wales Vol 1. Bangor to Afonwen, Llanberis and Nantlle.   A brief historical summary introduces each line and each station is described and illustrated with a variety of b/w photos, track plans and signalling diagrams.   (hb) Wild Swan, 1986, pp170, large format, isbn 0 906867 37 1.   VG, VG   £16

Rear, W.G. Scenes from the Past: 18 Railways of North Wales - Railways Along the Clwyd Valley Corwen to Rhyl.   Mainly b/w photo album with very detailed captions. (pb) Booklaw/Foxline, 2012, pp112, large format, isbn 1 907094 80 4.   VG   £10

Rear, W.G. Scenes from the Past: 21 Railways of North Wales -Anglesey Branch Lines Amlwch and Red Wharf Bay.   Mainly b/w photo album with very detailed captions. (pb) Booklaw/Foxline, 2012, pp80, large format, isbn 1 907094 79 8.   VG   £10

Tasker, W.W. The Merthyr, Tredegar & Abergavenny Railway and Branches. Detailed history of this South Wales mainly mineral line, with many b/w photos, maps, diagrams and gradient profiles. (hb) Oxford Publishing Co., 1986, pp144, large format, isbn 0 86093 339 3. VG, VG £24.00

Williams, Herbert. Railways in Wales. A well written and illustrated study of the origin and development of railways in Wales, from the early days around Merthyr through to the broad gauge, the standard and narrow gauge and the developments brought by diesel traction. Christopher Davies, 1981, pp213, isbn 0 7154 0497 0. VG, VG price clipped £6.95