Books for sale - Alphabetical by author.

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Alexander, Bob. "Hard Lines". Sub Title " a damn close run thing".   Scarce. Illustrated reminiscences and tales of working conditions on the railways around Lisburn.    (pb) Published by author, printed by Inglewood Press, c1970s, pp118.    VG   (small mark on front cover)   £5   Scarce

Baker, Michael H C. The Railways of Ireland Past and Present - Dublin. Over 250 b/w and colour photos taking a nostalgic and comparative look in and around the city, featuring routes from Broadstone and Harcourt St, amongst others.   (hb) Past & Present Publishing, 1997, pp128, large format, isbn 1 85895 128 3. VG, VG   (inscription and slight foxing to page edges)    £7

Boyd, James I.C. The Schull & Skibbereen Railway. Oakwood Library of railway History 108.   Scarce Comprehensive Oakwood history, very well illustrated with b/w photos, maps, timetables and drawings. (hb) Oakwood, 1999, pp280, isbn 0 85361 534 9.   F, VG (slight sunning to spine)    price clipped   £50   Scarce

Ferris, Tom. Irish Railways in Colour. A Second Glance 1947 - 1970. This book charts the transition from steam to diesel and the gradual changes that took place regarding infrastructure.  It also considers the many changes that took place on the narrow gauge and industrial lines.   (hb) Midland, 1995, pp144, large format glazed boards, isbn 1 85780 019 2.      VG   (large inscription, sunning to spine)     £10

Gillespie, Vera. Kelly, Vivien. Wilson, Derek. Brown, Deirdre & Anderson, Andrew. The Railway Age in Ireland. Well illustrated. (pb) The Ulster Folk and Transport Museum (in association with Northern Ireland Railways), 1994, pp62, large landscape format, isbn 0 902588 52 4. VG £3

Johnson, Stephen. Lost Railways of County Donegal.   Mostly b/w photo album with detailed captions of lost lines in the area, also includes station closure dates. (pb) Stenlake Publishing Ltd., 2008, pp48, landscape format, isbn 1840334274.   VG   £7

MacAongusa, Brian. The Harcourt Street Line. Back on Track.   The Harcourt Street Line which ran from Dublin through Dundrum and Foxrock to Bray closed in 1958. 40 years later it re-opened as Laus Line B running along the same route as far as Sandyford Industrial Estate - this well illustrated book tells the story of the old and new railway. (hb) Currach Press, 2003, pp112, isbn 1 85607 907 4.   F, VG   £5

Newham, A.T. The Dublin and Lucan Tramway. Locomotion papers No. 29.  Well illustrated Oakwood history of this Irish tramway. (pb) Oakwood Press, 1964, pp40.   VG   £5

Scott, William. Locomotives of the LMS NCC and its Predecessors. Illustrated with 272 b/w photographs and 47 drawings this very comprehensive book traces the history of the NCC locomotive fleet back to 1847.  (hb)  Colourpoint, 2008, pp192, large format, isbn 1 904242 84 0. VG, VG   (very small printing ink mark on pages 154/55)   £20.00 

Shepherd, Ernie & Beesley, Gerry. Dublin & South Eastern.The enormous variety of lines and services around Dublin are shown in this well researched and illustrated work.  Many archive photographs, maps and illustrations provide a vivid history of the numerous lines that served the suburbs, freight branches and the coast. Midland, 1998, pp160, large format glazed boards, isbn 1 85780 082 6. VG £14.95

Shepherd, Ernie & Beesley, Gerry. Dublin & South Eastern. The enormous variety of lines and services around Dublin are shown in this well researched and illustrated work.  (hb)   Midland, 1998, pp160, large format glazed boards, isbn 1 85780 082 6.   G (4 knocks to bottom edge/front of cover and some water damage to bottom of pages resulting in rippling - photos may be supplied)   £3

Strabine W.E.A. Railway Reminiscence Group.   Railway Days in Strabane.   Signed   Illustrated Irish railway reminiscences.   (pb) W.E.A. People's History Series, pp92, landscape format, isbn 0 9507812 5 8.   VG (corner crease to front cover)    signed by 9 members of the WEA Strabane Branch      £12

Young, Derek. The Ulster Transport Authority in Colour.The Ulster Transport Authority controlled public transport in Northern Ireland from 1948-1967. This book is a full colour album and covers steam and diesel trains operated by the Authority, as well as a small section on its well known green buses. Colourpoint, 2006, pp128, large format glazed boards, isbn 1 904242 66 9. F £15.95