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New for February 

Scottish Railways 1923-2016 - A History
by David Ross
The author has previously produced five similarly sized histories of the big five railway companies that worked in Scotland prior to 1923 and so those...more
£40.00 

Radio Caroline - The Pirate Years
by Ralph C. Humphries
In 1964 radio stations had names like the Light Programme, the Home Service, and the Third. In the main they played stuffy music although there was...more
£18.95 
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New for November 

Waverley Route - The battle for the Borders Railway
by David Spaven
Known throughout history as ‘the Waverley Route’, the working life of the main-line railway which ran from Edinburgh to Carlisle for 107...more
£17.95 

Co. Durham’s Days of Steam
by Paul Chrystal & Stan Laundon
Author Paul Chrystal isn’t a railway buff. He is more of a local historian for the counties of Yorkshire and Durham. Hence this is not your...more
£10.00 

Largs Then & Now
by Hugh Maxwell
A fishing and weaving place from early times, the 19th century brought steamers to its pier and trains to its station and the town prospered and...more
£10.00 

the old Howe of Alford
by Lorna Dey, Michael Dey and Paul Dukes
Comprising several parishes, the Howe of Alford includes Alford, Keig, Tough, Tullynessie and Forbes as well as various landed estates and big houses...more
£10.00 

Old Ecclefechan, Eaglesfield, Kirtlebridge and Kirkpatrick Fleming
by Raymond Hood
Once part of the Debatable Lands and riven by cross-border fighting, these villages came into the modern world courtesy of Thomas Telford when he...more
£10.00 

The Country Houses, Castles and Mansions of East Ayrshire
by Alex F. Young
Although not comprehensive, about 75 properties are featured, alphabetically, from Ardnith House, New Cumnock, to Wellwood House, Muirkirk. Included...more
£18.95 

Ireland’s Largest Industrial Railway: The Guinness System
by Hugh Oram
The Guinness brewery in Dublin expanded rapidly in the 1870s as the world couldn’t get enough of its ruby red gold (it might look black but...more
£10.00 

Old Edzell and Glenesk
by John Alexander
The main activity of this area has always been agriculture, supplemented by tourism thanks to its picturesque qualities, hotels and excellent sport...more
£10.00 

Old Fochabers with Lhanbryde, Urquhart, Garmouth, Kingston and Spey Bay
by Douglas G. Lockhart
The snappy title in modern parlance ‘does what it says on the tin’. Fochabers is the big town in this collection of old photographs and...more
£10.00 

The Buses of North East Scotland in colour photographs by John Sinclair
by John Sinclair
Retired doctor John Sinclair’s wonderful collection of bus photographs of the Grampian region were all taken by himself from 1956 onwards...more
£25.00 

Old Cuckfield
by David Jamieson
’Mankind is divided into two great categories, those who love Cuckfield and those who don’t or do not know it.’ So goes a famous...more
£10.00 
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New for October 

The Old Union Canal
by Guthrie Hutton
Scottish canals expert Guthrie Hutton has finally produced a long-awaited new book on the Union Canal, which goes from the heart of Edinburgh to the...more
£10.00 

Bygone Chipping Norton
by Bernard Byrom
If your family has lived in Chipping Norton for a few generations you are bound to see a few ancestors amongst this collection of mainly social...more
£10.00 

Getting the Train - The History of Scotland’s Railways
by David Ross
Railway historian David Ross, author of large historical works on no less than five of Scotland’s pre-grouping railway companies, has compiled a...more
£10.00 

Bygone Kilmacolm
by John Fyfe Anderson
This Renfrewshire small town has its origins in the 13th century although most development took place in the Victorian era. The book follows the usual...more
£10.00 

British Post-War Airliners - An A to Z of UK Aircraft 1945-2000
by Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume
This was originally intended to be one volume but became so vast that instead it compliments British Post-War Airliners A History of Commercial...more
£30.00 
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New for September 

Old Workington
by Keith Wallace
This is a sumptuously illustrated book of old photographs of this West Cumbrian town. Ironworks, the shipyard, the harbour, and the brewery are...more
£19.00 

The Country Houses, Castles and Mansions of Stirlingshire and Clackmannanshire
by John Hood
Packed with illustrations, chock full of detail this is a well-researched book that should be on the bookshelf of every local historian interested...more
£20.00 

The Freshwater, Yarmouth & Newport Railway
by R. J. Maycock & R. Silsbury
New softback edition with minor revisions. The history of this company is described in detail and is accompanied by maps, drawings and photographs...more
£17.95 
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New for June 

The Lincolnshire Potato Railways
by Stewart E. Squires
Although Lincolnshire is not a county normally associated with narrow gauge railways, the county had over 140 miles of track laid on farms in at least...more
£16.95 

Old East Preston
by Dorothy P. Lee
Dorothy Lee is a native of East Preston and despite the many changes it has seen (principally getting rid of old buildings and redeveloping the...more
£10.00 

The Dalmunzie Railway
by Roderick Dingwall
Bad weather for climbing Munros drove the author eastwards resulting in his chance encounter one day in 2001 with the remains of a narrow gauge...more
£10.00 

Old Redcar and Coatham
by Paul Chrystal
From medieval port to seaside resort Redcar has seen a lot of change, reflected in this collection of old photographs of the town and adjacent...more
£10.00 

Wheels Around Yorkshire
by Paul Chrystal
Wheels Around Yorkshire is a great collection of old photographs featuring, alas, wheels pretty well every type except a rotary club and a wheel...more
£10.00 

Old Yorkshire Country Life
by Paul Chrystal
This book’s title hopefully is a good start in explaining the subject matter. The author observes that as the UK’s biggest county...more
£10.00 

Old Shawlands and Newlands
by Sandra Malcolm
Horses, carts, trams, a few pedestrians and the odd bicycle appear in this wee book on these two, adjacent, Glasgow southside districts. It’s...more
£10.00 

The Bristol FSF
by Steve Chislett
FSF stands for Flat floor, Short wheelbase with a Front entrance. Bristol FSFs were built by Bristol Commercial Vehicles at their Bristol factory...more
£35.00 

Yorkshire’s Days of Steam
by Paul Chrystal
An ecclectic mix of railway-related photographs pertaining to Yorkshire in the days of steam as the title might suggest! The author is a...more
£10.00 

The Edinburgh Horse Tram: Nineteenth to Twenty-First Century
by Alan W. Brotchie
The horse tram evolved from the horse buses of the 1830s and the later steam buses, commencing operation in November 1871. Many books get dubbed in...more
£40.00 
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New for April 

The Buses of Dumfries and Galloway in colour photographs by John Sinclair
by John Sinclair
A 1948 holiday at Lendalfoot sparked the interest of soon-to-be bus enthusiast, John Sinclair. To this seven year old the Ayrshire coast was bleak but...more
£10.00 
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New for March 

The Saffron Walden Branch
by Peter Paye
The Saffron Walden Branch traversed the undulating Essex countryside in that county’s north-west corner. When the town was bypassed by the...more
£18.95 

Exploring Dumfries & Galloway’s Lost Railway Heritage A Walker’s Guide
by Alasdair Wham
The railway era arrived in Dumfries and Galloway when the Caledonian Railway built what became the West Coast Main Line through Annandale and the...more
£16.00 
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New for February 

Wheel Specifications for the Modeller
by Mike Sharman
Mike Sharman’s beautifully engineered locomotives and rolling stock, performing impeccably on trackworks of intriguing complexity, have inspired...more
£10.00 

Old Grasmere and Rydal
by Neil Honeyman
Postcard collector, dealer and Lakeland historian, Neil Honeyman offers his fourth Cumbrian book for us. His love of the Lake District shines...more
£10.00 
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New for January 

‘Just Pots’ Chris Carter - A retrospective
by Stuart Dickens & Chris Carter
Good grief no, of course it isn’t just pots although this look back at Chris Carter’s career at 70 does indeed have many pictures of his...more
£25.00 


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