British Railways Engineering 1948-80 (John Johnson & Robert A. Long) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Transport Rail shelves. priced at £8.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…
London: Mechanical Engineering Publications, 1982, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Graphs; Maps; Tables;
From the cover: While the lives and achievements of railway engineers (particularly the mechanical engineers) up to the time of the Second World War have been well chronicled, the work of the engineers of British Railways since nationalization in many ways one of the most important epochs in railway history has gone largely unrecorded. Some leading members of the Railway Division of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers talked over this situation, resolved to do something about it, and consulted the Institutions publishing company. This book is the result of their deliberations.
It was clear from the outset that no single person could possess all the knowledge or do all the research and writing whi…
Introduction by: Sir Peter Parker & Roland C. Bond
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little age toned in part. Text complete, clean and tight.
Blue boards with Yellow titling to the Spine. [X] 636 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.