Railway Books and other Transport Books - Cover to CoverIt first made its name publishing titles on Britain's canals and railways. In Newton Abbot, the company was based in the town's old railway station building and as the business expanded, the company took over the locomotive shed for use as a warehouse. During the early years the company became particularly renowned for its classic books on the railways and canals of the United Kingdom. This started with a half page on the November back cover with the full page "News" starting in January In , the company bought Readers' Union, a group of book clubs catering to enthusiasts of needlecraft, handicrafts, gardening, equestrian pursuits and photography.
This started with a half page on the November back cover with the full page "News" starting in January The company's publishing programme began to reflect these subject areas, moving away from the traditional transport titles for which it had become known. Bronross 8vo landscape format paperback unpaginated 32 pages! Please register or log in to comment on this article.
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Great book! See All Buying Options. Living and work in the Cavan and Leitrim counties ,i have done my own research on the subject and think i could do better. The book was in excellent condition and very informative. Thank You. This book by David Brooke was published some eighteen years after the "standard work" by Terry Coleman, and in my opinion adds to our understanding of this army of Victorian railway builders.
Published irregularly every few years. Please register or log in to comment on this article. During the early years the company became particularly renowned for its classic books on the railways and canals of the United Kingdom. At the time of writing there were 16 ocean going British passenger ships.
Siviter, Roger: The Settle to Carlisle - a tribute. Charles Holden almost deserves sainthood in place of the knighthood he consistently refused. Many of the above are also available from Midland Counties Publications and other bookstores carrying aand material. On 9 J?