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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Barrie, D.S.M. The Taff Vale Railway. The Oakwood Library of Railway History 2. Well illustrated short history. (pb) Oakwood Press, 2nd edition reprinted 1969, pp47. VG   £7

Baughan, Peter E. A Regional History of The Railways of Great Britain Volume XI North and Mid Wales.   (hb) David & Charles, 1980, pp248, pull out map, isbn 0 7153 7850 3. VG, slight foxing, no dust jacket    £4 

Baughan, Peter E. The Chester & Holyhead Railway. Volume 1: The Main Line up to 1880. A highly detailed study of the early development of the Chester and Holyhead Railway. The projected volume 2 was never published. (hb) David & Charles, 1972, pp324,16 pages plates, 12 line illustrations, 5 maps, colour frontis, isbn 0 7153 5617 8. VG, VG £13

Cozens, Lewis (compiled by). The Mawddwy Railway with the Hendre-Ddu Tramway.   (pb) Published by author, 1954, pp64.   G slight wear to edges of cover   £10 scarce 

Green, C.C.   Cambrian Railways Album. (hb) Ian Allan, 1977, pp112, isbn 0 7110 0784 5. VG, no dust jacket   £4 

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

Hunt, Julian. Arriving at Dinas Mawddwy.   (pb) Meirion Mill, 1973, pp16, landscape format. G+ stain to front cover   £1

Johnson, Peter. Celebration of Steam - North Wales.   (pb) Ian Allan, 1995, pp128, isbn 0 77110 2378 6.   G+ some edge wear     £3 

Kneale, E.N. North Wales Steam (1927-1968).   178 b/w plates with detailed captions, portraying the atmosphere and character of this main line in North Wales and some of its branches during the golden days of steam. (hb) Oxford Publishing Co., 1980, 178 plates, large format, isbn 0 86093 074 2.   VG, VG (some sunning to spine edge of dust jacket) £7

Morris, J.P. The North Pembroke and Fishguard Railway. The Oakwood Library of Railway History 24. Short history of this railway, through to Great Western days, covering the route, stations, locomotives, rolling stock and signalling. Illustrated with b/w photos and track diagrams. (pb) Oakwood, 1969, pp40. VG   £7

Padfield, Roger & Burgess, Barrie. The Teifi Valley Railway.   Well illustrated look at the 'Teifi Valley railway' which has become a popular term to describe the branch lines which up to the 1960s formed the only direct link between North and South West Wales.   (pb) Laidlaw-Burgess, 1974, pp64.   VG (some wear to cover)   £5  

Rear, W.G. & Williams, M.F.   The Cambrian Coast Railway. Scenes From the Past: 4. (pb) Foxline, 1988, 181 b/w plates, large format, isbn 1 870119 03 7.   VG some wear to cover    £5 


Shannon, Paul & Hillmer, John.   British Railways Past and Present  No 6. Cheshire & North Wales.  With over 200 b/w photographs with detailed captions, covering many locations including the Wrexham area, the Cambrian Coast, Anglesey, WCML, Northwich and many more. (pb) Silver Link Publishing, 1988, pp104, isbn 0 947971 28 9. VG  £6

Smith, D.J. Shrewsbury to Swansea. The story of the railway through Central Wales. Detailed study illustrated with b/w photos, station diagrams, gradient profiles and timetables. (pb) Town & Country Press Ltd., 1971, pp111.   VG (some edge wear to cover) £7

Turner, Keith. North Wales Tramways.   Comprehensive history including the Great Orme, Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Electric railway and lines in Wrexham and Pwllheli. (hb) David & Charles, 1979, pp176, isbn 0 7153 7769 8.   VG, VG   £6

Wainwright, S.D. Rails to North Wales.  B/w photographs with detailed captions from the North Wales, West Cheshire and North Shropshire main lines and branches from the 1950s and 1960s.  (hb) Ian Allan, 1978, pp80, isbn 0 7110 0874 4.  VG, VG   £5

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