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.

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Allen, P C. & MacLeod, A B. Rails in the Isle of Wight. A B MacLeod was in charge of the Island Railways between 1928-34 and this first edition with colour frontis and 127 plates is an exceptional study of the railways on the Island. (hb)  George Allen & Unwin, 1967, pp68. VG no dust jacket   £5

Arlett, Mike & Lockett, David. Steam around the Hampshire & Dorset Coast.   Colour photos with detailed captions taken during the 1950s and 60s from along the coastline of Hampshire and Dorset. (hb) Ian Allan, 2001, pp80, landscape format glazed boards, isbn 0 7110 2794 3. VG   £6

Austin, Stephen. Portrait of the Atlantic Coast Express. Well illustrated study of the history, the route and the locos of the ACE from Waterloo to Devon and Cornwall. (hb) Ian Allan, 1997, pp112, glazed boards, isbn 0 7110 2472 3. F £10

Bennett, Alan. Southern Holiday Lines in Hampshire and Isle of Wight. A detailed work looking at the origin and development of these lines, complete with maps and many archive photographs. (pb) Runpast Publishing, 1994, pp80, large format, isbn 1 8708754 31 X. VG £5.25

Bennett, Alan. Southern Holiday Lines in North Cornwall and West Devon. A detailed work looking at the origin and development of these lines, complete with maps and many archive photographs. (pb) Runpast Publishing, 1995, pp80, large format, isbn 1 870754 35 2.  £4.50

Bennett, Alan. Southern Holiday Lines in North Cornwall and West Devon. A detailed work looking at the origin and development of these lines, complete with maps and many archive photographs. (pb) Runpast Publishing, 1995, pp80, large format, isbn 1 870754 35 2. VG BUT with a small bit of damage to the front cover. £1.50

Blackburn, A & Mackett, J.   The Railways and Tramways of Ryde.   Detailed study with many b/w photos, layout plans and tables of technical data.   (pb) Town & Country Press, 1971, pp163. VG   £8

Bloom, Alan. Compiled by David Williams. Jarrold Railway Series 2 Locomotives of the Southern Railway. A short photographic and technical study of the primary classes. (glossy card cover) Jarrold Colour Publications, 1980, unpaginated, isbn 85306 886 0. VG £0.50

Bonavia, Michael R. The History of the Southern Railway. A  comprehensive history of the SR, which looks at the many innovations in respect of stock, services, architecture and overall management.  (hb)  Unwin Hyman, 1987, pp195, 70 plates, isbn 0 04 385107 X.  VG, VG   £5

Boocock, Colin. The Heyday of Nine Elms and its Locomotives. Colour photos with detailed captions taken during the 1950s and 60s. Also contains 70A loco allocations as at 1950, 1959 and 1965. (hb) Ian Allan, 1992, pp80, landscape format glazed boards, isbn 0 7110 2067 1. VG   £5.50

Bradley, D.L. Locomotives of the London and South Western Railway. Part 1. A highly detailed work by the LSWR expert, illustrated with 99 b/w photos and drawings. (pb) RCTS, 1965, pp142, pull out map.  VG   £15

Bradley, D.L. Locomotives of the London and South Western Railway. Part 2. A highly detailed work by the LSWR expert, illustrated with 145 b/w photos.  (pb) RCTS, 1967, pp211.   VG   £15

2 vols together £25

Bradley, D.L. The Locomotives of the London Chatham & Dover Railway. A highly detailed book on all classes/types of locomotives used. (card cover) The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society, 1960, pp50, 85 figs.   VG    £6

Bradley, D.L.   The Locomotives of the South Eastern and Chatham Railway.   Detailed study of the locomotives complete with 82 b/w photos and drawings.   (pb) RCTS, 1961, pp81.    VG   £5

Britton, Andrew. Ryde by Steam. Volume 1. author inscription and signature Lovely colour pictorial album of BR steam on the Isle of Wight, with detailed captions. Medina Books, pp80, large landscape glazed boards, isbn 0 9548507 0 X. F £12.95 author inscription and signature

Britton, Andrew. Ryde by Steam. Volume 2. author inscription and signature A further selection of lovely colour photographs in this pictorial album of BR steam on the Isle of Wight, with detailed captions. Medina Books, 2005, pp100, large landscape glazed boards, isbn 0 9548507 1 8. F £14.95 author inscription and signature

Clarke, John M. The Brookwood Necropolis Railway. Locomotion Papers Number 143. The London Necropolis Railway was unique in providing continuous railway funeral traffic for 87 years, this very well illustrated book provides a history of the service. (pb) Oakwood Press, 3rd revised and enlarged edition 1995, pp120, isbn 0 85361 471 7.    VG £6

Clew, K.R. A Centenary History of the Chipstead Valley Railway (Tattenham Corner Branch Line, 1897-1997). Scarce Short illustrated history. Newspaper research by Roger Packham, photographs by Roger Packham and the Croydon Local Studies Library and Archives Services. (card cover) The Bourne Society, 1997, pp28, isbn 0900992 40 9. VG scarce £5

Conolly, W. Philip. Southern Main Line Cameraman. Edited by Mike Esau. B/w photo album with detailed captions. (hb) BCA/Oxford Publishing Co., 1987, pp126, large format. VG, VG £6.00

Cooper, Peter. The Maunsell S15s.   Well illustrated study of this class of locomotive, with b/w photos and drawings.   (pb) Kingfisher Railway Productions, pp48, isbn 0 946184 08 9.   VG   £4

Day-Lewis, Sean. Bullied Last Giant of Steam. A very thoughtful and perceptive biography of Bullied, who played such a major role initially on the LNER and subsequently as the CME of the Southern. A seldom seen work. (pb) George Allen & Unwin, pp303, isbn 0 04 923068 9.    VG   £8

Dendy Marshall. History of the Southern Railway. Revised by R.W. Kidner. Universally considered to be the authoritative work on the subject. Combines both original volumes. Ian Allan, 1968, pp555, 2 pull out system maps, isbn 0 7110 0059 X. VG green cloth cover £18.95

Derry, Richard. The Book of the Merchant Navy Pacifics. A British Railways Illustrated Special. Detailed study of this class of locomotive, well illustrated. (hb) Irwell Press, 2001, pp100, large format glazed boards, isbn 1 903266 19 X. F £17.00

Eagles, Barry J. Southern Steam Finale. Colour photographs from the branches and main line in the last few years of Southern steam. Waterfront, 2002, pp80, landscape format glazed boards, isbn 0 946184 94 1. F £5.75

Elsey, Les. Profile of the Southern Moguls. Profile Series. 158 b/w plates with detailed captions, seven classes covered each with a scale diagram. (hb) Oxford Publishing Co., reprinted 2005, 158 b/w plates, large format glazed boards, isbn 0 86093 314 8. F £10.00

Esau, Mike. Steam into Wessex.   B/w photos with detailed captions of steam in the area during the 1950s and 60s. (hb) Ian Allan, 1991, pp112, large format, isbn 0 7110 1998 3.   VG, VG   £6

Esau, Mike. The Southern Then & Now. Mainly photo album with then and now photos with very detailed captions.   Over 300 locations are covered. (hb) Ian Allan, 1996, pp256, 327 b/w photographs, large format, isbn 0 7110 2464 2. VG, VG £6

Esau, Mike. The Southern Then & Now. This is probably the best of the series because of the fantastic changes that have taken place across the Southern. Over 300 locations are covered from Central London (Charing Cross), across to the Isle of Wight and to the Southern out posts of Mortehoe and Woolacombe and Padstow. Fantastic. Ian Allan, 1996, pp256, 327 b/w photographs, large format, isbn 0 7110 2464 2. VG, VG £11.25

Esau, Mike. Steam into Wessex. Vibrant b/w photographs from the county of Wessex, when steam reigned supreme. Worth the price alone for the Dorset pastoral scene with 34021 and cattle at East Stoke. Ian Allan, 1971, pp128. VG, VG £3.95

Esau, Mike & Siviour, Gerald. Kent Coast Heyday.   Well illustrated study of lines, locomotives and variety of traffic in the area between the 1920s and early 1960s. (hb) Ian Allan, 1993, pp112, large format, isbn 0 7110 2078 7. VG, VG   £7

Fairclough, Tony & Wills, Alan. More Southern Steam in the West Country.   B/w photo album with detailed captions.   (hb) Bradford Barton, 1975, pp96, isbn 0 85153 186 5. VG, VG   price clipped £3

Feaver, Mike (compiled by). Steam at Tonbridge. The Men and the Engines. Signed B/w photos with detailed captions. (pb) Meresborough Books, 2003, pp48, large format, isbn 0948193875. F £3 signed

Feaver, Mike (compiled by). Steam Scene at Tonbridge. Signed B/w photos with detailed captions. (pb) Meresborough Books, 1992, pp46, large format, isbn0948193 670. F £3 Signed

Gage, Bill. Harris, Michael & Sullivan, Tony. Going off the Rails. The Country Railway in West Sussex. Well illustrated study of the railways in the area. (pb) West Sussex County Council. 1997, pp96, large format, isbn 0 8626 0 400 1. VG   £6

Garratt, Colin on the work of The Rev. A.W.V. Mace. The Golden Years of British Steam Trains -Southern Railway. B/w photos with captions of main line and branch photographs from the Rev. A W V Mace collection. (hb) Milepost, 1995, unpaginated, large format glazed boards, isbn 1 900193 35 3. VG   £1

Glenn, D. Fereday. Rail Rover From Kent to Cornwall. In this evocative book based on contemporary notes and lineside photographs, the author recalls a week's holiday during the swansong of steam. From Hawkhurst to Halwill Junction (Cornwall), Paddock Wood to Padstow, on branch and country lines which are now just a memory. A vivid evocation of Southern steam in the South East and South West with 170 period photographs. Alan Sutton, 1988, pp172. F, F £4.95

Gosling, Ted & Clement, Mike. Devon Railways. Sutton's Photographic History Of Railways. . Predominately steam based branch line and main line archive images fromacross the county. (pb) Sutton Publishing, 1997, pp128, isbn 0 7509 1669 9. VG £4.50

Gough, Terry. Around the Branch Lines No. 1   Southern.   B/w photo album containing 178 photos with detailed captions, taken during the final years of steam on the region.   (hb)   Oxford Publishing Co., 1982, 178 plates, large format, isnm 0 86093 159 5.   V G, VG   £7

Gough, Terry.  The Southern in Hampshire and Dorset.  A line by line photographic study of the area. Contains 145 b/w photos with detailed captions. (hb)   Oxford Publishing Co., 1984, 145 b/w plates, large format, isbn 0 86093 289 3.  VG, VG   £6

Harding, Peter A. The Bexhill West Branch Line.   Short illustrated history of this 4 ½ mile railway from Crowhurst to Bexhill via Sidley which opened in 1902 and closed in1964.   (pb) Published by author, 2002, pp32, isbn 0 9523458 6 2.    VG   £4

Harding, Peter A. The Bulford Branch Line. A detailed short history, complete with photographs and diagrams. (card cover) Publsihed by author, 1991, pp32, isbn 0 9509414 7 6. VG    £3

Harding, Peter A. The Longparish Branch.   A short, well illustrated history. (card cover) Published by author, 1992, pp32, isbn 0 9509414 8 4.   F   £3

Harding, Peter A. The New Romney Branch Line. Short, well illustrated history of this branch line. (card cover) Published by author, 1983, pp32. VG   £4

Haresnape, Brian. Maunsell Locomotives. A Pictorial History.   Study of the whole range of Maunsell locomotive designs, with b/w photos and scale drawings. (hb) Ian Allan, 1977, pp128, isbn 0 7110 0743 8.   VG, VG (some edge wear to dust jacket) £5.50

Hawkins, Mac. LSWR West Country Lines Then & Now. Crisp photographs portraying scores of LSWR then and now images (pairs of photographs). David & Charles, 1993, pp224, large format. F, F £6.95

Hay, Peter. Steaming through East Sussex. Archive photographs along with maps and detailed text. Middleton Press, reprinted 1994, pp96, 120 b/w photos, glazed boards, isbn 0 906520 22 3. VG (sunning to spine edge) £5.95

Hay, Peter. Steaming Through Kent. 120 b/w photos with detailed captions covering various locations in the area.   (hb) Middleton Press, 1984, pp96, glazed boards, isbn 0 906520 13 4. VG £6

Hay, Peter. Steaming Through the Isle of Wight. 120 b/w photos with detailed captions covering various locations in the area. (hb) Middleton Press, 1988, pp96, glazed boards, isbn 0 906520 56 8. VG   £6

Jenkins, Alun. Along South Eastern Lines. Photo album with very detailed captions which sets out to "record the fine achievements of the railway". (pb) Kent County Library, 1986, pp61, isbn 0 905 15576 9. VG £4.00

Jenkins, Alun. Along South Eastern Lines. Well illustrated. (pb) Kent County Library, 1986, pp61, isbn 0 905 15576 9. VG £2

Jones, P.K. South Eastern & Chatham Railway Album. Many locations and loco classes are covered utilizing the Real Photographs archive. Ian Allan, 1984, pp96, 180 b/w photographs, glazed boards, isbn 0 7110 1345 4. F £6.95

Kardas, Handel. Portrait of the Isle of Wight Railways. Well illustrated history covering, locomotives and rolling stock, the routes, electric era and preserved line. Many b/w photos, map, track diagrams and gradient profiles.   (hb) Ian Allan, 1998, pp112, glazed boards, isbn 0 7110 2574 6.   F   £7

Kichenside, G M. Isle of Wight Album. A lovely album that covers the entirety of the island. Highly recommended. Ian Allan, 1967, pp96. VG, VG (small amount of edge rubbing to top of dust jacket) Signed by author. £7.95

Kichenside, G M. Isle of Wight Album.    Mainly b/w photo album with detailed captions which covers the entirety of the island. (hb)   Ian Allan, 1967, pp96.   VG   no dust jacket   £4 

Kingdom, Anthony R. The Turnchapel Branch (including The Cattewater Goods Branch). A highly illustrated and very comprehensive history of these lines. It includes a significant section on the very recently closed Cattewater Branch which lately carried bituman. (pb) Oxford Publishing Co., 1982, pp152, isbn 86093 181 1. VG £6.95

Kirkby, J.R.W. The Banstead & Epsom Downs Railway. Oakwood Press Locomotion Papers 141. Short illustrated history. (pb) Oakwood Press, 1983, pp31, isbn 0 85361 300 1. VG £4.50

Klapper, C. F. Sir Herbert Walker's Southern Railway. This biography provides a key to what management skills Walker brought to the Southern. It shows the tempestuous birth of the Southern and vast changes to methods of operation. Illustrated with b/w photos. (hb)   Ian Allan, 1973, pp295, isbn 0 7110 0478 1.    VG, G (some wear to edges of dust jacket, small stain on contents page and top edge of book)    £7.50

London and South Western Railway Timetables 7th June to 30th September 1914 or until further notice.    Reprint of these LSWR timetables for 1914 with large pull out map.   (pb) Ian Allan, 1967, pp170, large format.   VG   (some wear to cover)   £6

Lucking, J.H. Railways of Dorset. An Outline of their Establishment, Development and Progress from 1825. This is an excellent, well researched history of the many lines and branches that covered Dorset. The text is accompanied by annexes detailing the principal Acts of Parliament, closure details and 32 highly detailed maps. A hard to find work. (glossy card cover) Railway Correspondence & Travel Society by arrangement with The Dorset Natural History & Archaeological Society, 1968, pp68, 84 archive and modern figs. VG £9.50

McDonald, Ian. Taw Valley From Dream to Steam. A comprehensive study of this much loved Southern locomotive from its building through to withdrawal, rescue, restoration and main line running. Many photographs and tables. (pb) Midland Publishing Limited, 1993, pp72, large format, isbn 1 85780 011 7. VG £3.95

Maggs, C. & Paye, P. The Sidmouth, Seaton & Lyme Regis Branches. Locomotion Papers Number 107. Detailed history of these branches, with 12 pages of photos. (pb) Oakwood Press, 1979, pp64. VG £7.00

Marx, Klaus. Famous Fenchurch 1872-1972 A Century of Service. A short detailed history of this locomotive, illustrated with b/w photographs. (glossy card cover) Bluebell Railway Preservation Society, 1972, pp34. VG £3.50

Marx, Klaus. The Wainwright P Tanks.   Well illustrated study of these locomotives introduced by Wainwright in 1909, as an updated version of the famous Brighton 'Terriers'.   (pb) Runpast Publishing, 1990, pp60, large format, isbn 1 870754 14 X.    VG   £6

Minnis, John. Southern Country Stations: 2, South Eastern & Chatham Railway. A generously illustrated history of the stations and infrastructure of the SECR. Ian Allan, 1985, pp112, isbn 0 7110 1500 7. F, VG £6.95

Mitchell, Vic & Smith, Keith.   Bournemouth to Evercreech Junction. Country Railway Routes. Signed by both authors.   120 b/w photos with detailed captions covering various locations in the area.   (hb) Middleton Press, 1987, pp96, glazed boards, isbn 0 906520 46 0.   VG   £8 Signed copy

Mitchell, Vic & Smith, Keith. Branch Lines to East Grinstead. 120 b/w photos with detailed captions. (hb) Middleton Press, 1984, pp96, glazed boards, isbn 0 906520 07 X. F £6.50

Mitchell, Vic & Smith, Keith. Branch Lines to Horsham. Crisp b/w photographs and detailed text on these rural steam lines. Middleton Press, 1982, 123 b/w photos, glazed boards, isbn 0 906520 02 9. VG £5.95

Mitchell, Vic & Smith, Keith. Branch Lines to Newport. 123 b/w photos with detailed captions covering various locations in the area.   (hb) Middleton Press, 1988, 123 b/w photos, glazed boards, isbn 0 906520 26 6. VG (slight sunning to spine)   £7

Mitchell, Vic & Smith, Keith. Great Railway Eras Number 8 - Yeovil 50 Years of Change.   120 b/w photos with detailed captions covering various locations in the area.   (hb) Middleton Press, 2000, pp96, glazed boards, isbn 1 901706 38 9. F   £7

Mitchell, Vic & Smith, Keith. South Coast Railways - Bournemouth to Weymouth.   120 b/w photos with detailed captions covering various locations in the area.   (hb) Middleton Press, 1988, pp96, glazed boards, isbn 0 906520 57 6. VG   £7

Mitchell, Vic & Smith, Keith. South Coast railways - Ryde to Ventnor.   120 b/w photos with detailed captions covering various locations in the area.   (hb) Middleton Press, revised and reprinted 1987, 120 b/w photos, glazed boards, isbn 0 906520 19 3.   VG (some sunning to spine)   £8

Mitchell, Vic & Smith, Keith. Waterloo to Woking. Southern Main Lines. Archive photographs along with maps and detailed text. Middleton Press, reprinted January 1998, pp96, 120 b/w photos, isbn 0 906520 38 X. VG ( sunning to spine edge) £5.95

Modern Locomotives and Electric Traction of the Southern Railway.   Short study of these SR locos, illustrated with photos.   (paper cover)   The Locomotive Publishing Co. Ltd., circa 1944, pp34, small landscape format.   G+   £2.50

Moody, Bert. Southampton's Railways. Very well illustrated study of Southampton's railways from Swaythling through to Redbridge. (hb) Atlantic, 1992, pp144, large format, isbn 0 906899 78 8. F, F £16.00

Morrison, Gavin. The Power of the Bullied Light Pacifics. Power Series.   Comprehensive pictorial record of the class. B/w photos with detailed captions and also contains entered service dates, mileage, rebuilt, liveries and withdrawal details of individual locos.   (hb)  Oxford Publishing Co., 2008, pp128, large format, isbn 0 86093 621 3.   F, VG   £13

Nock, O.S. The London & South Western Railway. Well illustrated history of the LSWR, complete with pull out map.   (pb) Ian Allan, 1971, pp165, isbn 0 7110 0267 3.   G   (slight binding damage)   £2

Phillips, Derek. Salisbury to Exeter Central.   B/w photographs with detailed captions giving a glimpse of the steam power that was once a daily feature on the route from Salisbury to Exeter. (hb) Footplate Publishing, 2007, landscape format glazed boards, isbn 0 9553334 1 5. V G   £5.50

Phillips, Derek. Salisbury to Exeter Central. Signed copyB/w photographs giving a glimpse of the steam power that was once a daily feature on the route from Salisbury to Exeter. Footplate Publishing, 2007, landscape format glazed boards, isbn 0 9553334 1 5. F £6.95signed

Phillips, Derek & Pryer, George. The Salisbury to Exeter Line. Recollections of the Southern route to the West.   Detailed history of the line, complete with many b/w photos and layout diagrams and plans.   (hb)   Oxford Publishing Co., 1997, pp192, large format, isbn 0 86093 525 6.    VG, VG    £18

Pomeroy, Colin A. Isle of Wight Railways. A 'then and now' pictorial survey. An excellent work which looks at every line on the Island. Ryde-Ventnor and the Bembridge branch; Cowes to Newport/Ashey; Newport to Freshwater; Newport to Sandown and Merstone to Ventnor West. A seldom seen work in exceptional condition. Silver Link Publishing, 1991, pp192. F, no dust jacket £7.95

Popplewell, Laurence. Branch Lines, Links and Local Connections. The South Western Company's Proposed Bournemouth Central Passenger Station. Short study with appendix of newspapers cuttings from the 1880s. (card cover) Melledgen Press, 1985, pp42, isbn 0 906637 08 2. VG £2

Pryer, G. A Pictorial Record of Southern Signals. Comprehensive study of Southern signalling, illustrated with 220 b/w photos with detailed captions and 51 figs.    (hb) Oxford Publishing Co., 3rd impression 1999, pp200, large format, isbn 0 902888 81 1.   F, VG   £12

Railways South East. Winter 1990/1. Volume 2 No. 3.   Edited by David Jenkinson. Contents include Railway Memories of Docklands, Brighton Freight Line, The Merchant Navy Class, Dover's Promenade Railway and much more.   (pb) 1990, pp58, large format. VG   £0.50

Ransome-Wallis, P. Roaming the Southern Rails. Well chosen steam and diesel/electric photographs from the main lines and the branches. Ian Allan, 1979, pp128, large format. VG, VG (sunning to spine) £4.95

Reade, Lewis. Branch Line memories vol 3 - Southern. B/w photos with detailed captions from across the region. (pb) Atlantic, 1984, pp48, isbn 0 906899 10 9. VG   50p

Reed, Brian. Loco Profile 22. Merchant Navy Pacifics. Short detailed study of these locomotives, complete with photos and line drawings.   (booklet)   Profile Publications, 1972, pp24.   VG   £2

Robertson, Kevin. Leader: Steam's Last Chance. A thorough study of the origin, development and subsequent 'failure' of this incredibly innovative 'Leader' locomotive designed by Bullied. Alan Sutton, 1988, pp123, 100 photographs, isbn 0 86299 376 8. F, VG £8.50

Robertson, Kevin. Leader. The Full Story.   This brings together Leader: Steam's Last Chance and Leader and Southern Experimental Steam into one volume. Well illustrated study of Leader, its design, construction, test runs and progress, along with the SR experiments between 1923 and 1948.    (hb) Alan Sutton, 1995, pp250, isbn 0 7509 1003 8. F, VG   £12

Robertson, Kevin. Steam around Eastleigh. Britain's Railways in Old Photographs.   B/w photos with detailed captions from around this SR steam works and shed.   (pb) The History Press, 2009, pp128, isbn 0 7524 5035 3.   F   £4

Rogers, Colonel H.C.B. Bulleid Pacifics at Work. With over 200 photographs and numerous line drawings, Colonel Rogers describes the origin and subsequent operation of these classes. Ian Allan, 1980, pp128, large format, isbn 0 7110 1074 9. VG, VG (repaired tear) £6.95

Siviour, Gerald & Esau, Mike. Waterloo-Exeter Heyday. Crisp photographs and detailed captions and maps look at this most loved of LSWR lines. Ian Allan, 1990, pp112, large format, isbn 0 7110 1895 2. F, VG £8.95

Skinner, M.W.G. Croydon's Railways. Comprehensive history from beginning to publishing date, well illustrated and with a detailed chapter on signalling. (hb) Kingfisher Railway Productions, 1985, pp112, large format, isbn 0 946184 14 3. VG, VG price clipped £9.50

Southern Railway. Working Timetable Appendices Western Section 1934. Including instructions governing the working at stations and intermediate sidings, accommodation and equipment at stations, lists of signal boxes, engine whistle codes, engines assisting in rear of trains, pull and push train working, working of traffic during accidents etc, late running of trains. (hb) Bradford Barton, 1978, pp163, isbn 0 85153 333 7. VG, VG price clipped £8.00

Southern Trains. Many archive, largely steam album looking at the Western, Central and Southern Electric sections of the Southern Lines. Ian Allan, circa 1970, pp80, glazed boards, isbn 0 7110 0692 X. VG £2.50

Stuckey, Douglas. The Bideford, Westward Ho! & Appledore Railway 1901-1917. Short history of this short lived line. (card cover) Forge Books, 1976, pp20.   F  £2.50

Table of Distances Between Stations, Junctions, &c., on London Brighton and South Coast Railway. January, 1901. A delightful reproduction with detailed maps. Ian Allan, c1984, pp29, large landscape format. VG black cloth bound £9.95

Thomas, David St John & Whitehouse, Patrick. SR 150. A Century and a half of The Southern Railway. A great look at the SR in the period between 1923 and 1948. Guild Publishing/David & Charles, 1988, pp208, large format  VG, VG   £4

Thomas, David St John & Whitehouse, Patrick. SR 150. A Century and a half of The Southern Railway. A great look at the SR in the period between 1923 and 1948. Guild Publishing/David & Charles, 1988, pp208, large format. F, no dust jacket £3

Townroe, S.C. The Arthurs, Nelsons and Schools of the Southern.  This looks at the origin, development and operation of these classes. Illustrated with b/w photos, scale drawings and tables.   (hb) Ian Allan, 1973, pp103, isbn 0 7110 0434 X.  VG, VG   £7

Vaughan, John. Branches & Byways - Sussex and Hampshire. Very well illustrated history of the branches and secondary lines in this region. Over 450 photos and maps. (hb) Oxford Publishing Co., 2004, pp256, large format, isbn 0 86093 585 X. F, VG £14.00

Vaughan, John. Branches & Byways - Sussex and Hampshire. Very well illustrated history of the branches and secondary lines in this region. Over 450 photos and maps. (hb) Oxford Publishing Co., 2004, pp256, large format, isbn 0 86093 585 X.   F, VG   £14

Welch, Michael S. Branch Lines to Horsted Keynes. Then and Now. 202 b/w photos with very detailed captions looking at railways in the area, most of the archive photos are taken in the 1950s. (hb) Runpast, 1995, 202 b/w plates, large format, isbn 1 870754 33 6. F, VG £8.00

Wells, Matthew. Farewell to Steam - Isle of Wight.   At one time there were over 55 route miles of railway on the Island. This well illustrated book has a chapter on each of the Islands main railway systems. (hb) Rochester Press Transport Books, 1985, pp96, large format glazed boards, isbn 0 946 379 149.   VG   £8

Whetmath, C.F.D. The Bodmin & Wadebridge Railway. Well illustrated history of this railway in Cornwall. (pb) Forge Books, 4th edition reprinted 2003, pp96, isbn 0 904662 20 9. VG (corner crease to front cover) £6.00

White, H.P. (edited by). Railways South East - The Album.   Formerly a magazine, this new format book contains articles on Mid-Sussex Branch, Planning the Pacifics, The Southampton and Netley railway, \signalling the Dover triangle, The Waterloo & City Line and many more.   (hb) Capital Transport, 1994, pp96, large format, glazed boards, isbn 1 85414 165 1.   F   £4

Winkworth, D. W. Maunsell's Nelsons. This illustrated work considers the origin, development and performance of this much loved class. (hb) George Allen & Unwin, 1980, pp123, 61 photographs, 18 detailed performance tables, isbn 0 04 385079 0. VG, VG £5.50

Wragg, David. The Southern Railway Handbook 1923-1947. Well illustrated book that looks at the history and achievements of the Southern Railway. (hb) Sutton Publishing, 2003, pp236, isbn 0 7509 3294 5.    G, VG   (there is some staining to the front/back 4 pages and top edge through the book - photos may be supplied)    £4

Young, J.A. The Ringwood Christchurch and Bournemouth Railway. Short, illustrated history. (card cover) Bournemouth Local Studies Publications, 1985, pp36. VG £4.50