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Condition: Very Good : Split the cost with friends
A book that has been read and does not look new, but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the book cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins. Some identifying marks on the inside cover, but this is minimal. Very little wear and tear. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Seller notes: In excellent condition/virtually like new with just a tiny indentation at the top of the spine which is hardly noticeable (see photo).




Subject 2:

Trains & Railways: General Interest

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1st Edition

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Great Britain






Conway/Anova Books


Richard H N Hardy

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This fascinating pocket book draws on numerous primary sources from the early days of the rail network through to the Big Four, British Railways and beyond to present a unique guide to the knowledge and skills required for locomotive drivers, engineers and firemen.

Key Features
PublisherAnova Books
Date of Publication08/08/2011
GenreTrains & Railways: General Interest

Publication Data
Place of PublicationLondon
Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
Content Note30 b/w line drawings

Weight181 g
Width120 mm
Height180 mm
Spine13 mm

Introduction byR. H. N. Hardy

Author BiographyRichard Harry Norman Hardy worked on Britain's railways for over forty years, serving his apprenticeship at Doncaster Locomotive Works and Running Shed between 1941-44, before becoming a shed master, locomotive engineer, divisional manager at King's Cross and Liverpool stations and an Engineering and Research development adviser. He retired in 1982 with more than 60,000 miles of footplate experience on all classes of LNER, GC and GN engines. Richard is the author of four books and numerous articles, originally writing under the pseudonym of Balmore. He completed two autobiographical works, Steam in the Blood (1971) and Railways in the Blood (1985) as well as biographies of Beeching: Beeching: Champion of the Railway? (1989), and Bert Hooker: Bert Hooker, Legendary Railwayman (1994).

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THE RAILWAYMAN'S POCKET-BOOK by R.H.N.HARDY. This 1st Edition Hardback is in excellent condition throughout/virtually like new with just a tiny indentation to the top of the spine which is hardly noticeable (see photo). The book is illustrated with contemporary black and white photographs, drawings, sketches and illustrations throughout.

This is a 1st Edition Hardback book published in 2011 by Conway. Size of book: 124mm x 185mm x 13mm, with 112 pages.  Cover Price: £7.99.

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