Through Countryside and Coalfield: The GWR’s Bristol and North Somerset Railway. :: Mike Vincent

Through Countryside and Coalfield: The GWR’s Bristol and North Somerset Railway. :: Mike Vincent soon to be presented for sale on the exceptional BookLovers of Bath web site!

Sparkford: Oxford Publishing Co., 1989, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Track plans; Black & white photographs; Facsimiles; Maps; Frontispiece; Title page vignette; 2-column text;

From the cover: The former cross-country railway between Bristol, Hallatrow, Radstock and Frome was a once-important line that used to swing and sway, uphill and down vale, through the North Somerset countryside and coalfield. This book gives the full story of a number of lines in the area south of Bristol, from many first proposals, through their construction and operation and on to their eventual closure.

Opened in 1873 after much financial difficulty, the then independent Bristol & North Somerset…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Private book plate to the pastedown. The contents complete, clean and tight otherwise.

Brown boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 256 pages. Index. 12″ x 8½”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I beguile you with my offerings from my intriguing Transport Rail catalogue?

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