A Century and a Half of SR150: The Southern Railway (David St John Thomas & Patrick Whitehouse) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Transport Rail shelves. priced at £6.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…
Newton Abbot, London & North Pomfret: David & Charles, 1988, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Colour plates; Maps; Frontispiece;
From the cover: Within fifteen years of its formation the Southern had developed its own touch of magic, welded three very individualistic main constituents in a coherent whole, created the worlds largest suburban electrification, and despite the depression and road competition increased the number of passengers it carried by half.
The smallest of the four major companies of the Grouping era, it benefited from a sensible territory and above all from a sound management style Sir Herbert Walker epitomising the Southern and un-doubtedly being the greatest British railwayman of his day.
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the opening of the major part of the London & Southampton, this book with its original main chapters…
Introduction by: Sir John Elliot
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges with the price clipped.
Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 207 pages. Index. 11¼” x 8¾”.