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New for December 

Royal Air Force Fighting Biplanes – A Pictorial History of Front-Line Aircraft between the Wars
by Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume
In April 2018 the RAF celebrated its first hundred years. And yet its very survival seemed highly questionable in the decade that followed the end...more
£22.50 

Flying in Post-War Skies – Private Club Aviation 1946-1980
by Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume
After six years of prohibition January 1946 saw the lifting of restrictions on private and club flying which had been shut down at the outbreak of the...more
£20.95 

Old Pinner & Hatch End
by Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume
In the northernmost reaches of the county of Middlesex lies the picturesque village of Pinner and its close-by hamlet of Hatch End. When the...more
£22.50 
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New for November 

The Leighton Buzzard Light Railway
by Sydney A. Leleux
The Leighton Buzzard Light Railway was constructed in 1919 to carry sand from pits near the town about three miles to the main line. The railway...more
£37.00 
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New for October 

Tribute to the Class 50s
by Tom Heavyside
Tom Heavyside has put together 67 of his own photographs with a detailed text telling the story of the Class 50s, engines dominant in the Western...more
£10.95 

Narrow Gauge Tracks in the Sand – The Leighton Buzzard Light Railway
by Roderick Dingwall
Reprinted, with minor corrections, after not having been available for many years. The growth of the Bedfordshire town of Leighton Buzzard was closely...more
£17.95 

Power of Scotland: The Nation’s Generation Stations
by Guthrie Hutton
Most people take electricity for granted and we completely rely on it to light and heat our houses and to keep our must-have devices working, but...more
£10.95 
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New for September 

The Cleobury Mortimer & Ditton Priors Light Railway
by M.R.C. Price
This railway ran parallel with the Severn Valley Railway to the east and the junction was Cleobury Mortimer on the GWR’s Tenbury Wells-Bewdley...more
£13.95 

Medical Care in Dundee: A History in Old Photographs
by Graham Lowe
This book charts the development of medical care in Dundee from its first hospital through to the state-of-the-art technology of today’s...more
£10.95 

Bygone Bridge of Don
by A. Gordon Pirie
That’s Balgownie Crescent under construction sometime between 1937 and 1939 on the cover photo. You’ll be glad to know the actual Bridge...more
£10.95 

Old York
by Paul Chrystal
Paul Chrystal is the author of many books on York, but of these this must have the shortest title. It’s a nice and varied collection of old...more
£16.95 
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New for August 

The Yorkshire Lines of the LNWR
by Neil Fraser
Some books come to fruition quickly, but not this one which was well-advanced but unfinished when this Oakwood author of Hillhouse Immortals passed...more
£19.95 

The Leadburn, Linton and Dolphinton Railway – By Train to West Linton
by Donald Cattanach
Published in the Oakwood classic A5 format, this new title deals with the railway that served the northern parishes of Peebleshire. Joining the...more
£20.95 

The Mansfield Railway – Serving ‘Old King Coal’, ‘Fast Fish’ and holidays at the seaside
by Robert Western
The Mansfield Railway was brought into being by determined individuals when the major railway companies showed little interest in their plans. The Act...more
£17.95 
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New for July 

Old Monkton
by Alex F. Young
This Ayrshire village has its origins as a staging point in the days of horse coaches. The Industrial Revolution passed it by, but the birth of...more
£10.95 

Old Eston & Normanby
by Paul Chrystal
Eston & Normanby are conjoined and part of the Middlesbrough conurbation in what Is now known as Cleveland. These small towns owe their...more
£10.95 

Old Hessle with Anlaby, North Ferriby, Swanland, West Ella and Willerby
by Paul Chrystal
Hessle is at the East Yorkshire end of the Humber Bridge and at one time was a more important place than Hull. It was founded by King Ella, who...more
£10.95 

Old Hartlepool & West Hartlepool
by Paul Chrystal
The seemingly apocalyptic scene on the front cover of the book shows the unofficial salvage operation by the locals when the S.S. Orta was wrecked off...more
£20.00 

The Bradford to Queensbury Bus, 1949 to 1974 – Part One: The routes up to 1969
by Stuart Emmett
Queensbury, home of the famous Black Dyke Mills Band, is located just over four miles from Bradford. Part one deals with the 20 years of bus...more
£10.95 

The Bradford to Queensbury Bus, 1949 to 1974 – Part Two: The buses up to 1969 and the routes to 1974
by Stuart Emmett
Located just over four miles from Bradford Queensbury is home to the famous Black Dyke Mills Band. Part two looks at the FKY registered buses in...more
£10.95 

The North Berwick and Gullane Branch Lines
by Andrew M. Hajducki
The branch lines which served the golfing and seaside resorts of East Lothian were only a handful of miles apart and were intended to join up with...more
£27.50 
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New for June 

The Old Isle of Skye
by Guthrie Hutton
The Isle of Skye has been the subject of many books of old photographs of this type from various publishers, including ourselves. Hence why we have...more
£10.95 

Old Forres
by Douglas G. Lockhart
This Morayshire town is a Royal Burgh dating from the 12th century and at one time had a castle. Its overcrowded streets were replaced in the late...more
£10.95 

Saltcoats Then and Now
by Hugh Maxwell
This Ayrshire town has its origins in the salt industry. By 1800 there were 2,000 inhabitants variously employed at the saltpans, the harbour, the...more
£10.95 

Old Cockenzie and Port Seton
by Bernard Byrom
These two East Lothian coastal villages, south east of Edinburgh, lay on the fringes of the Lothian coalfield so always had a mix of miners and...more
£10.95 

Old Earlston
by Raymond Hood
This Berwickshire small town dates back probably to the 12th century, closely followed by its most famous son, the 13th century Thomas the Rhymer...more
£10.95 
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New for May 

The Lane End Plateway – An Early Railway in the Staffordshire Potteries
by Rowan Patel
The author’s interest in this early railway was triggered by the recovery of some track components excavated during building work on the route...more
£13.95 

The Whitby-Loftus Line
by Michael A. Williams
The Whitby-Loftus line cost over 50 million to build in today’s money, but it never paid its way and so only lasted 75 years. It did...more
£18.95 

Perth’s Trams and Early Buses
by A. W. Brotchie
There is much new research in this book, mined from previously unavailable primary sources, to tell the development of Perth’s public road...more
£16.95 

The Stratford-upon-Avon and Midland Junction Railway a pictorial survey by Stephen Thompson
by SMJ Society
In 1961 Stephen Thompson, a commercial artist with a passion for railways, set out in his E-Type Jaguar and compiled a photographic survey of the...more
£20.00 

Gliding & Soaring in Britain The History of British Gliders and Sailplanes
by Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume
So large and heavy it would drop like a deadweight from the clouds, this is the ultimate word on gliding, which in Britain began in earnest in 1929...more
£37.00 

Brotherhoods, Engineers for Power, Transport & Weapons
by Sydney A. Leleux
Rowland Brotherhood founded this engineering dynasty in 1842 and was the contractor for much of the Great Western Railway main line from London to...more
£26.00 
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New for January 

The Isle of Wight Railways – From 1923 Onwards
by R. J. Maycock & R. Silsbury
This is a new softback edition of the book first published in 2007 which was the fifth volume of the authors’ series on the railways of the Isle...more
£25.00 

The Wirksworth Branch
by Howard Sprenger
Revised and updated third edition of the book first published in 1987. Desperate to reach Manchester but thwarted by political wrangling with the LNWR...more
£20.95 


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