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250 YEARS OF STEAM
Bloom, Alan
World's Work Ltd Great Britain 1981 
 Hard Cover 195pp; illustrations, dustwrapper a tad chipped. ; 265 x 225mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12782  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A CENTURY OF TRAINS
Cooper, Basil
ISBN: 0831712260
Gallery Books New York 1988 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 256pp; illustrations.; 310 x 240mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12823  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN RAILWAY DISASTERS
Pearce, kenn
ISBN: 0908876092
IPL Books Davidson, N. S. W. 1999 2nd Edition
 Hardcover This book presents in words and over 150 spectacular illustrations, nearly one hundred of the most sensational accidents that have befallen Australian railways over a 120 year period from the 1870s to the 1990s. ; 270 x 180mm; 240 pages Near Fine
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22926  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN RAILWAYMAN From Cadet Engineer to Railways Commissioner
Fitch, Ron
ISBN: 1877058483
Rosenberg Kenthurst, N. S. W. 2006 Reprint
 Paperback With many photographic illustrations, Previous owners inscription on half title page ( a christmas gift) otherwise a near fine copy. ; 240 x 180mm; 248 pages Near Fine
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22666  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BEYOND THE FACADE Flinders Street, More Than Just a Railway Station.
Davies, Jenny
ISBN: 1921488034
Jenny Davies Mt. Macedon 2008 1st Edition
 Paperback With many illustrations, Previous owners inscription on verso of front cover has slightly offset to half title page otherwise a very good copy. ; 280 x 220mm; xii, 339 pages Very Good+
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22675  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BRITISH LOCOMOTIVES from the Footplate
Nock O. S.
Ian Allan Ltd London 1950 1st Edition
 Cloth 244pp; b/w photographic illusts. Original blue cloth, corners slightly bumped, light foxing to endpapers and foredges, previous owner's stamp to front endpaper.; 220 x 150mm Very Good
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1450  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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DANGER AHEAD the Dramatic Story of Railway Signalling
Blythe, Richard
Newman Neame London 1951 1st Edition
 Cloth 132pp; 6 coloured drawings, 26 b/w line drawngs, pale blue cloth, spine faded, light foxing, previous owner's stamp. Written with the technical advice of D.S. Bennett.; 220 x 140mm Very Good
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1437  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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EARLY BRITISH RAILWAYS
Barman, Christian
Penguin Books  1950 
 Illustrated Boards 40pp; +16 colour plates, covers a tad chipped at top, previous owner's stamp to fep. "The King Penguin Books" series; 185 x 125mm Very Good
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6065  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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GREAT RAILWAY JOURNEYS OF THE WORLD
Westcott Jones, K.
The Stephen Greene Press Vermont 1965 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 192pp; illusts, previous owner's stamp to title page; 220 x 140mm Very Good
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4991  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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GREAT RAILWAY PHOTOGRAPHS BY ERIC TREACY
Freeman Allen, G. (Compiled by) Whitehouse, P. B. (General editor)
Peerage Books London 1987 1st Edition Thus
 Hard Cover 216pp; numerous illustrations. A Classic collection of the finest railway photographs in the British Isles. ; 285 x 220mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12820  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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GREAT STEAM LOCOMOTIVES OF ALL TIME
Nock O. S.
ISBN: 0668042508
Arco Publications New York 1977 
 Soft Cover 145pp; illustrated by Clifford and Wendy Meadway. ; 190 x 130mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11620  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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GREENLY'S MODEL STEAM LOCOMOTIVE DESIGNS AND SPECIFICATIONS
Steel, Ernest A (revised by)
Cassell & Company, Ltd. London 1952 
 Card Cover viii, 62pp; 36 illustrations & designs, previous owner's stamp to title page. No. 2 of Cassell's New Model Maker Series of Practical Handbooks Covering every Phase of Model Building and Design.; 235 x 155mm Very Good
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5809  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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HEAR THAT LONESOME WHISTLE BLOW
Brown, Dee
Chatto & Windus. London 1977 1st Edition
 Hard Cover vii, 311pp; b/w illust, endpaper maps. Jacket illustration by Peter Hearsey. Usual library stamps; Ex-Library; 240 x 160mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1755  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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HOW TO RUN A MODEL RAILROAD
Boomer Pete
Kalmbach Publishing Co. Wisconsin 1944 
 Cloth 153pp; b/w photographic illusts. Original blue cloth with title in gold, spine slightly faded, light foxing to endpapers, previous owner's stamp to front endpaper. Revised from his book 'Operating a Model Railroad'.; 230 X 155mm Very Good
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1449  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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JANE'S WORLD RAILWAYS, 1971-72
Sampson, Henry
Sampson Low, Marston & Co. London  14th Edition
 Hard Cover 63pgs adverts, 606pgs, countless illustrations, original blue cloth with silver lettering on front & spine. Top corner of first 51pgs snipped to allow access to table of contents.; 325 x 220mm Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $90.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1423  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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LIFE ON THE VICTORIAN RAILWAYS
Anchen, Nick
ISBN: 0980764084
Sierra Publishing Melbourne 2014 1st Edition
 Hardcover With black and white and colour photographs throughout, victorian railways map at rear, signed by the author, a fine copy. ; 240 x 180mm; vi, 170 pages; Signed by Author Fine
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20668  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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LOCOMOTIVES BEYOND RECALL
Eardley, Gifford H.
ISBN: 0909862087
The New South Wales Rail Transport Museum Nsw 1976 1st Edition
  Unpaginated 56 page stapled book with printed stiff card covers, illustrated, a very good copy. ; 245 x 165mm 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15436  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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LOCOMOTIVES BEYOND RECALL
Eardley, Gifford H.
ISBN: 0909862087
The New South Wales Rail Transport Museum Nsw 1976 1st Edition
  Unpaginated 56 page stapled book with printed stiff card covers, illustrated, a very good copy. ; 245 x 165mm 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15436  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MODEL RAILWAY WORKING
Little, Jerome B.
Vawser & Wiles London  
 Paper Back No date, 96pp; b/w figures. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. ; 180 x 120mm Very Good
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3426  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MODERN RAILWAY OPERATION
Lamb, David R.
Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd London 1946 3rd Edition Reprint
 Hardcover with 82 b/w illustrations, many fold out. Red cloth, surface scuffing to edges, spine faded. Postage will be reduced for this book. ; Pitman's Transport Library; 220 x 140mm; xix, 243 pages Very Good+
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3425  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MODERN RAILWAYS
Reed, Brian
Temple Press Limited London 1950 1st Edition
 Cloth v,104pp; b/w illusts, colour illust frontis. Green cloth, spine faded, previous owner's stamp tp front endpaper, light foxing.; 255 x 190mm Very Good
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1481  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MONTEREY & PACIFIC GROVE Street Car Era - Special 112
Hanson, Erle C.
ISBN: 0916374912
Interurban Press Glendale 1990 1st Edition
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, A fine copy. ; 280 x 210mm; 80 pages 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16826  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MY BEST RAILROAD PHOTOGRAPHS Number Nine
Kindig R. H.
Ian Allan Ltd London 1948 
 Landscape Paperback 32pp; numerous b/w photographic illusts, illust paper cover, staples rusty, previous owner's stamp to title page. ABC Locomotive series. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. ; 120 x 185mm Very Good
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1471  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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NORTH AMERICAN RAILWAYS
Hollingsworth, J.B. & Whitehouse, P.B.
Summit Books Sydney 1977 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 190 pages, illustrated.; 310 x 235mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4873  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ON RAILWAYS at Home and Abroad
Ransome-Wallis P.
The Batchworth Press London 1951 1st Edition
 Cloth 230pp; 102 b/w photographic illusts. Original dark blue cloth, front cloth is becoming 'unstuck' at edges, endpapers lightly browned, previous owner's stamp to endpaper, contents very good. Foreward by Cecil J. Allen.; 220 x 140mm Fair
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1451  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ON SHED AT MILE END
Fluck, R. E. & Sampson R.
ISBN: 0959507302
A Mile End Railway Museum Publication Walkerville, S. A. 1980 1st Edition
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, a very good copy. ; 215 x 155mm; 84 pages 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17322  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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PLANS AND BLUE PRINTS FOR LIONEL MODEL RAILROADS
no author
The Lionel Corporation New York 1945 
 Original Wraps 14pp; fully illust, wraps a little chipped. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. ; 225 x 150mm Very Good
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3418  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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RAILWAYS OF AUSTRALIA
Singleton, C. C. and Burke, David
Angus & Robertson Publishers  1963 
 Hardcover 128pp; illustrations, fold out map, spine faded, otherwise very good. ; 240 x 155mm 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14214  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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STEAM Through Five Continents
Strickland, Keith
ISBN: 0905778111
Wrens Park Publishing U. K. 1998 First thus.
 Hardcover With over 100 full page photographs from Europe, Africa, Asia, Australiasia, North and South America. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. Postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 250 x 195mm; x, 150 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21286  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE BALLARAT TRAMWAYS. An Illustrated History
Kings, K. S.
Australian Railway Historical Soicety, Victorian Division Melbourne 1971 1st Edition
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, some discolouration on foredge of front wrapper otherwise a very good copy. ; 120 x 185mm; 64 pages Very Good+
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18838  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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