Transport

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    Albion, Robert Greenhalgh – Seaports South of Sahara: The Achievements of an American Steamship Service

    (New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1959) 8vo; original blue cloth; pictorial dustwrapper; endpaper map; pp. xii + 316 incl. index; monochrome plates. Dustwrapper rather edgeworn and fishmothed; some pages (pp. 89-92) somewhat creased. Good condition. This is the story of American maritime relations with South East and West Africa where the unexpected has suddenly become the order […]

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    Anonymous – South African Transport Services: Pictorial Review

    (Durban: Vesta-Barclay, [1982]) Small 4to; original blue rexine with gilt lettering and crest to upper cover; pp. 199; photographs maps adverts. incl. much colour. Trace of foxing to edges and outermost leaves. Very good condition. In this history of the growth and development of the South African Railways and South African Airways the compilers provide […]

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    Bertieri, Claudio – Truck Story

    (Turin: IVECO, no date) 4to; grey rexine with red and white lettering to spine and upper cover; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 384; profusely illustrated with photographs and facsimiles of contemporary artwork. Dustwrapper sunned and edgeworn with archival tape repair to upper panel’s long tear; some spotting to edges. Very good condition in a fair to good […]

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    Brash, Ronald W. – The Tramways of Ayr

    (Dundee: N.B. Traction, 1983) 245 x 185 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial card wrappers; pp. 56; profusely illustrated with monochrome photographs; folding map of Ayr Corporation Tramways mounted to inside of lower cover. Very good condition. The trams served Ayr well and many will welcome Mr Brash’s enthusiasm and patient research that has recalled an important part […]

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    Chapman, M.B. (compiler) – Preliminary list of the exhibits in the James Hall Museum of Transport; Pioneers’ Park, La Rochelle, Johannesburg

    (Johannesburg: Africana Museum, 1968) Small quarto original cloth ll. (i) + vi + 61. A catalogue of historical vehicles of South African interest. The catalogue contains descriptions of the individual exhibits which ranged from ox-waggons and Cape carts to fire engines trams and buses as well as introductory notes on the various types of vehicle […]

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    Haws, Duncan – Triumph of a Great Tradition. Official Souvenir History of the Cunard Line

    (London: Cunard Line, 1990) 297 x 210 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 80; profusely illustrated with reproductions of contemporary photographs and artwork and some modern full-colour photographs; advertisements. Very good condition. The official souvenir history of the Cunard Line published to coincide with one hundred and fifty years of its existence.

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    Nock, O.S. – Railways of Asia and the Far East

    (London, Adam and Charles Black, 1978) Number 5 in the Series Railways of the World”. 8vo price-clipped laminated pictorial dustwrapper original green boards top of backstrip very slightly bumped pp. xx + 226 incl. index. 88 photographs and 42 maps and diagrams with a colour frontispiece. Near fine condition. “This series has been planned to […]

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    Nock, O.S. – Railways of Canada

    (London, Adam and Charles Black, 1973) Number 3 in the Series Railways of the World”. 8vo laminated pictorial dustwrapper (clipped) original orange cloth pp. 343 incl. index. 105 photographs 8 colour plates maps plans and a colour frontispiece. Lower corners of boards very slightly bumped backstrip of dw a little sunned. Very good condition. “This […]

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    Nock, O.S. – Railways of the USA

    (London, Adam and Charles Black, 1979) Number 6 (and last) in the Series Railways of the World”. 8vo laminated pictorial dustwrapper original black boards top of backstrip very slightly bumped pp. xvi + 317 incl. index. 81 photographs and 42 maps and diagrams with a colour frontispiece. Near fine condition. “This series has been planned […]

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    Rodgers, David C. – South African Steam Today

    (Shepperton: Ian Allan, 1980) 4to; original black boards lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; endpaper illustrations; pp. 136; lavishly illustrated with monochrome photographs. Near fine condition. Trace of spotting to endpapers; gift inscription to ffep. There is something about the South African railways – whether it is the light the countryside or the […]

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    Schumacher, Hermann – Die Nordseehãfen. Ihre Bedeutung in der Weltwirtschaft und Stellung im Deutschen Reiche

    (Leipzig and Berlin: B. G. Teubner, 1919) Vorträge der Gehe-Stiftung zu Dresden. Band X. Heft 1″. 235 x 150 mm; saddle-stitched card wrappers; pp. 23 + (i). Wrappers browned with earlier owner’s name; name also on title page; a little curled with some spotting. Good condition. German text. Uncommon title. An essay on the importance […]

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    Smith, A. W. (photographs), and D. E. Bourne (text) – The Spirit of Steam. Locomotives in South Africa

    (Cape Town: Struik, 1983) 4to; original blue boards lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper housed in removable protector; pp. (iv) + 137 + (ii); lavishly illustrated with full colour photographs. Top edge of lower board ever so slightly rubbed. Near fine condition. As a sanctuary for one of man’s own endangered creations – […]

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