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Lion In The Evening, Alan Scholefield
1 Alan Scholefield Lion In The Evening
Heinemann 236185 Great Britain 1974 First Edition 0434678554 / 9780434678556 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good British East Africa during World War I is the setting of this taut, exciting novel. The British are rushing to complete a vital railway link, but progress is hindered by hostile terrain and the depredations of two man-eating lions. While the hungry animals continue to prowl and kill, and the colony slowly bleeds to death under German attack, two men face the greatest challenge of their careers: Colonel Frederick Storey, once a famous hunter, and Richard Kendon, an Amnerican engineer caught in a war not his own. 176 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0434678554. ISBN/EAN: 9780434678556. Inventory No: 236185. Hardcover 
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The Lost Luggage Porter, Andrew Martin
2 Andrew Martin The Lost Luggage Porter
Faber and Faber 245273 Great Britain 2006 0571219039 / 9780571219032 Trade Paperback Good Condition The story is set in winter in 1906. After his adventures as an amateur sleuth, Jim Stringer is now an official railway detective, working from York Station for the mighty North Eastern Railway Company. But he's not a happy man. As the rain falls incessantly on the city's ancient, neglected streets, the local paper carries a story highly unusual by York standards: two brothers have been shot to death. Meanwhile, on the station platforms, Jim Stringer meets the Lost Luggage Porter, humblest among the employees of the North Eastern Railway company. He tells Jim a tale which leads him to the roughest part of town, a place where the police constables always walk in twos. Jim is off on the trail of pickpockets, 'station loungers' and other small fry of the York underworld. But then in a tiny, one-room pub with a badly smoking fire he enters the orbit of a dangerous, disturbed villain who is playing for much higher stakes. Faint soiling mark to inside rear cover 296 pages. Item Type: Uncorrected Book Proof. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0571219039. ISBN/EAN: 9780571219032. Inventory No: 245273. Paperback 
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Price: 12.50 AUD
 
 
Locomotives - a Picture Survey, B. Reed
3 B. Reed Locomotives - a Picture Survey
Piccolo / Pan Books 026548 London, Great Britain 1974 Third Printing 0330028758 / 9780330028752 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 160 pages. Oblong. Contains black and white photographs. Originally published as A Source Book of Locomotives. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Reference; Reference; Trains / Railway. ISBN: 0330028758. ISBN/EAN: 9780330028752. Inventory No: 026548. Paperback 
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THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI, Boulle. Pierre ( Translated from the French by Xan Fielding)
4 Boulle. Pierre ( Translated from the French by Xan Fielding) THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI
Fontana GHE0014120 London, Great Britain 1958 Reprint Paperback Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket PB. pictorial card covers, film tie-in with film poster on back cover, G+/--, 189pp. General rubbing to edges and creases to corners of covers, inside has age browning to pages, else square, clean and tight without markings. The film edition of the story fo the infamous Japanese prison camps in Burma, building the Burma railway. They had to pick one of the miost beautiful places on earth to commit some of the most despicable acts in WW2. 160g when packed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Military; Military & Warfare; Inventory No: GHE0014120. Paperback 
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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the World's Steam Passenger Locomotives, Brian Hollingsworth
5 Brian Hollingsworth The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the World's Steam Passenger Locomotives
Lansdowne 242375 Sydney 1982 First Edition 0701815396 / 9780701815394 Hardcover Very Good Condition A technical directory of major international express train engines from the 1820s to the present day. Over 150 classic engines illustrated with drawings and colour and b/w photos and with 2 eight page panoramic fold outs depicting four true "giants of steam' in full colour across the width of four pages 208 pages. Ex-Libris pasted in. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Trains / Railway; Australia; Railways; ISBN: 0701815396. ISBN/EAN: 9780701815394. Inventory No: 242375. Hardcover 
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Price: 30.00 AUD
 
 
Classic Steam Trains, Colin Garratt
6 Colin Garratt Classic Steam Trains
Lorenz Books 229797 London 2003 First Edition 0754811778 / 9780754811770 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Steam survivors from around the world. 200 Years of glorious steam 63 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Trains / Railway; Railways; ISBN: 0754811778. ISBN/EAN: 9780754811770. Inventory No: 229797. Hardcover 
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Colin Garratt's World of Steam, Colin Garratt
7 Colin Garratt Colin Garratt's World of Steam
Octopus 245393 Great Britain 1981 070641506X / 9780706415063 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Good Condition No Dust Jacket 80 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Trains / Railway; Railways; ISBN: 070641506X. ISBN/EAN: 9780706415063. Inventory No: 245393. Hardcover 
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The Illustrated Book of Steam and Rail, Colin Garratt and Max Wade-Matthews
8 Colin Garratt and Max Wade-Matthews The Illustrated Book of Steam and Rail
Hermes House 242503 2001 1843092638 / 9781843092636 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition Very Good The history and development of the train and an evocative guide to the world's great train journeys. Beautifully illustrated with over 1500 photographs, this is an exhaustive reference work. 512 pages. Previous owners stamp on front blank endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Trains / Railway; Railways; ISBN: 1843092638. ISBN/EAN: 9781843092636. Inventory No: 242503. Hardcover 
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Price: 30.00 AUD
 
 
The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Steam & Rail, Colin Garratt and Max Wade-Matthews
9 Colin Garratt and Max Wade-Matthews The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Steam & Rail
Lifetime Distributors 245849 Australia 1999 0754802957 / 9780754802952 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition Good Written by experts in the field and illustrated with over 1500 photographs, this is an exhaustive reference work to the world''s most remarkable locomotive engines and railways, and is a book to inspire rail enthusiast and armchair traveller alike.' 512 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Trains / Railway; Railways; ISBN: 0754802957. ISBN/EAN: 9780754802952. Inventory No: 245849. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Jim: The Life of E. W. Swanton, David Rayvern Allen
10 David Rayvern Allen Jim: The Life of E. W. Swanton
Aurum 245354 London 2005 1854109006 / 9781854109002 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good The death of E.W. Swanton in January 2000, at the age of 92, brought to an end a remarkable life that spanned, and in many ways summed up, almost the whole of the 20th century. He was best known as the doyen of cricket correspondents, reporting for the Daily Telegraph, editing "The Cricketer" magazine, summarising the day's play for "Test Match Special" in his mellifluous baritone, and publishing over 20 books. But there was much more to him. Captured in the fall of Singapore, he spent several years as a prisoner of the Japanese on the notorious Burma-Siam railway - a savage experience during which he embraced a lifelong Christian faith. He was an outspoken critic of the cricket establishment's appeasement of apartheid South Africa. He seemed to know everyone among the great and the good, from prime ministers to governors-general, in every country he visited. He is even supposed to have watched the great W.G. Grace play - from his pram. A confirmed bachelor until the age of 50, he then enjoyed 40 years of happy marriage. Some thought him arrogant, even snobbish ("He is quite prepared", went the joke, "to travel in the same car as his chauffeur"), but countless others, from young cricketers whom he encouraged to local people in his home county of Kent whom he helped in times of trouble, testified to his limitless generosity. For all his grandness and dignity, to everyone who knew him he was simply, "Jim". 354 pages. Illustrated with black and white photograph. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1854109006. ISBN/EAN: 9781854109002. Inventory No: 245354. Hardcover 
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The Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, Derek Smith
11 Derek Smith The Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway
The Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway 242373 Great Britain 1995 Softcover (Side-stapled) Near Fine Condition Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Trains / Railway; Railways; Inventory No: 242373. Paperback 
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Stethoscopes & Calving Ropes, Dr Harry Cooper
12 Dr Harry Cooper Stethoscopes & Calving Ropes
Pan Macmillan 246743 Australia 2002 0732911532 / 9780732911539 Trade Paperback Good Condition Stethoscopes & Calving Ropes is the third volume of stories and reminiscences from Dr Haryy Cooper, Australia's most loved vet, and author of the bestselling Anecdotes & Antidotes and Remedies & Memories. A guinea fowl that thinks it's a dog, a lamb that refuses to stand up, TV house calls that have gone disastrously wrong, an epic journey across Russia on the Trans-Siberian railway - these are just some of the delightful stories in Stethoscopes & Calving Ropes as Dr Harry takes us into his world, both on and off the screen. Whether writing about the animals that he loves or some of the many weird and wonderful experiences he's had in his fascinating career as a vet, Dr Harry's stories are funny, heartwarming and often poignant. Stethoscopes & Calving Ropes is a book that is sure to delight his millions of fans across Australia and the world. 280 pages. Inscription to previous owner on inside cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0732911532. ISBN/EAN: 9780732911539. Inventory No: 246743. Paperback 
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The War Diaries Of Weary Dunlop - Java And The Burma Thailand Railway 1942-1945, E.E. Dunlop
13 E.E. Dunlop The War Diaries Of Weary Dunlop - Java And The Burma Thailand Railway 1942-1945
Penguin Books 229373 Australia 1990 0140128611 / 9780140128611 Softcover Good Condition An account of Sir Edward Dunlop's experiences as a medical officer in the prisoner of war camps in Java and on the Burma-Thailand Railway. 476 pages. Light fading to spine edge. Tanning to pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: biography; Military & Warfare; War::World War II. ISBN: 0140128611. ISBN/EAN: 9780140128611. Inventory No: 229373. Paperback 
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Turn Left at the Daffodils, Elizabeth Elgin
14 Elizabeth Elgin Turn Left at the Daffodils
HarperCollins 242675 Great Britain 2006 000721054X / 9780007210541 Softcover Very Good Condition A stirring Second World War tale of love and loss set in Yorkshire from the author of The Linden Walk and A Scent of Lavender.Set during World War 2, TURN LEFT AT THE DAFFODILS tells two love stories - those of Nan and Carrie.Nan meets Charles, a gauche, young airman at a dance. Despite his stammer and inability to dance, Nan is captivated by her first romance, and takes him under her wing. When Nan learns that Charles is from the landed gentry, she refuses his offer of marriage fearing that their difference in social status will ruin their chances of happiness. But it is the war itself which seems to end any hope for them when Charles is reported missing in action, believed killed, in the skies over Germany.Carrie starts a passionate affair following a chance encounter with Todd Coverdale on a railway platform in Lincoln. When Carrie finds herself alone and pregnant after Todd disappears without explanation, her only option is to leave the ATS and move to Daffy Cottage, the home Todd inherited from his Aunt.Will either woman find happiness after being left alone at a time of war, loneliness and difficult decisions? 633 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 000721054X. ISBN/EAN: 9780007210541. Inventory No: 242675. Paperback 
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Class 50s on the Western, G. F. Gillham
15 G. F. Gillham Class 50s on the Western
Becknell Books S002360 England, Great Britain 1983 0907087213 / 9780907087212 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Good No Dust Jacket 32 pages. With black and white photographs of every member of this class of train at work. Small stick mark to top of front. 32 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Trains / Railway; Railways; ISBN: 0907087213. ISBN/EAN: 9780907087212. Inventory No: S002360. Paperback 
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Price: 18.00 AUD
 
 
In Praise of Trains in Australia, Gary McDonald
16 Gary McDonald In Praise of Trains in Australia
Rigby 242501 Australia 1978 First Edition 0727005367 / 9780727005366 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 100 colour plates. 80 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Trains / Railway; Railways; ISBN: 0727005367. ISBN/EAN: 9780727005366. Inventory No: 242501. Hardcover 
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Price: 20.00 AUD
 
 
The Illustrated History of Railways In Britain, Geoffrey Freeman Allen
17 Geoffrey Freeman Allen The Illustrated History of Railways In Britain
Marshall Cavendish Editions 230184 Great Britain 1982 0856857149 / 9780856857140 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 284 black and white photos - 22 colour photos 272 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Trains / Railway; Railways; ISBN: 0856857149. ISBN/EAN: 9780856857140. Inventory No: 230184. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 25.00 AUD
 
 
Fired by Steam, Geoffrey Wheeler
18 Geoffrey Wheeler Fired by Steam
Guild Publishing 242377 London 1987 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Geoffrey Wheeler Oblong. In addition to many black and white photographs, Geoffrey Wheeler illustrates his story with 24 of his highly acclaimed locomotive portraits including: Flying Dutchman, Gooch, La France, Flying Scotsman. Mallard, Duchess of Sutherland Illustrator: Geoffrey Wheeler. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Trains / Railway; Railways; Inventory No: 242377. Hardcover 
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Price: 40.00 AUD
 
 
The Canadian Rockies - A History of Photographs, Graeme Pole
19 Graeme Pole The Canadian Rockies - A History of Photographs
Altitude Publishing 226694 Canada 1993 Third Revised Edition 1551539047 / 9781551539041 Softcover Near Fine Condition Depicts the human history of the Canadian Rockies since the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway and the founding of Banff, Canada's first national park. 140 archival black and white photographs accompanied by an informative and easy to read text. 112 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Photography; Countries::Canada. ISBN: 1551539047. ISBN/EAN: 9781551539041. Inventory No: 226694. Paperback 
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Highlights of Steam, Greg Triplett
20 Greg Triplett Highlights of Steam
Association of Railway Enthusiasts 242319 Australia 1971 Hardcover Very Good Condition Good Oblong. This book captures the fascination of steam locomotives in their many forms. For the rail fan, the important aspects of steam railroading in Australia & New Zealand are shown. By sharp contrast, Mallets in Indonesia, Shays in Taiwan & Hudsons in the snows of Japan. 95 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Trains / Railway; Psychology & Psychiatry; Inventory No: 242319. Hardcover 
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