Just about everyone is still on holiday so there are no new titles received this week (as one might expect!).
Those of you now watching Michael Portillo on the new, third series of Great British Railway Journeys on the BBC, may not have noticed that we stock the two recently reprinted 19th Century Bradshaw publications from Middleton Press:
RailwaysBradshaw's Guide was the title employed on BBC TV in 2010 for a book containing four issues of Bradshaw's Handbook for Railway Tourists, bound especially for the series. The book covers Great Britain plus all of Ireland and describes the main features and historic buildings of the principle towns, ...
RailwaysBradshaw's timetables soon became iconic and an essential part of the nation's life. They have been admired ever since and here is an opportunity to savour aspects of life in the glorious 19th century. This issue includes railway timetables, coastal steamers, omnibus connections and fascinating ...
There is a fascinating article about George Bradshaw in Wikipedia if you would like to read more about him.
Railway Track Diagrams Sale Coninues:
All 5 mainland Britain volumes of the Railway Track Diagrams series (previously known as the Quail Track Diagrams) are still on sale. We’re told by the publisher, Trackmaps, that Volume 4 (Midlands & North West) is now out of print, so when our last few copies are gone, we will have no more until a new volume is published.
We've added a few more items added to our list of damaged publications:
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