The Somerset & Dorset Railway: With Contributions on Locomotives Etc. by O. S. Nock. (Robin Atthill)

The Somerset & Dorset Railway: With Contributions on Locomotives Etc. by O. S. Nock. (Robin Atthill) 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: David & Charles, 1967, (First Edition) (Signed Copy) Hardback in dust wrapper.

Signed by the author on the title page unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium. Contains: Black & white photographs; Facsimiles; Maps; Tables; Appendices [6]; Plans;

From the cover: The Somerset & Dorset became something of a legend in its own lifetime, achieving fame (and sometimes notoriety) quite disproportionate to its size. It was always a line of character, grappling with persistent poverty and appalling operational difficulties a ruling gradient of 1 in 50 over its main line, 63 miles of single track, and violently fluctuating seasonal traffic. Even in its last decades, long after the splendid blue livery had disappeared, its sturdy individuality and picturesqueness attracted railway lovers and photographers from far and …

Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with rubbing to the joins. Previous owners’ name to the first blank. Contents leaf removed.

Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 200 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5¾”.

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