Splendour of the Somerset and Dorset Railway :: Alan & Christine Hammond

Splendour of the Somerset and Dorset Railway :: Alan & Christine Hammond soon to be presented for sale on the inspired BookLovers of Bath web site!

Bath: Millstream Books, 2010, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Signed by the authors, without dedication, on the title page without provenance. Number 200 of a limited printing run of 2500 copies. Includes: Black & white photographs; Maps (1); Frontispiece;

From the cover: This seventh book in the series on the Somerset & Dorset branch line continues the pattern of photographs and memories which has proved so popular in the previous volumes.

There are accounts of going to school from Templecombe to Cole with the inevitable schoolboy pranks, and of growing up at lonely Catcott Crossing on the Somerset levels. A driver recalls a typical trip on the Pines Express and firemen tell of many an escapade. Mike Beale recounts the lives of his …

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight but with a hint of age-toning to the margins.

Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 159 pages. Index. 11″ x 8½”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I spellbind you with a further miscellany curated within Transport Rail catalogue?


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