Schull and Skibbereen Railway (Oakwood Library of Railway History)

9780853615347: Schull and Skibbereen Railway (Oakwood Library of Railway History)
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Oakwood Press hardback book complete with dust wrapper in used but as new condition with no signs of wear.OL108 in the Oakwood library of railway history. One of the scarcer more recent Oakwood books. 280pp of superbly detailed text, numerous B&W photographs, route map and details maps of this quite lengthy narrow gauge line in Southern Ireland. 1999 1st edition. Approximately 8.5in tall x 6in wide. Sent 1st class from Hertfordshire

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James Boyd turns his attention to this 3 ft gauge railway in Co. Cork. If you prefer a railway history concerned with a well-conceived, adequately-financed, well-managed and prosperous commercial undertaking; if you wish to read about opulent trains sweeping across well-manicured countryside to the pleasure of their occupants and profit to its shareholders, then this book is not for you. Like all such institutions, it was lovable and left behind a host of folklore. However derisive this may have been, it possessed another side to its character - it was a serious means of transport. This book is presented in an A5 format, with 280 pages, and around 200 photographs, maps and plans, etc. It is casebound with a gold-blocked spine and a laminated colour dust jacket.

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Boyd, James I. C.
Published by The Oakwood Press (1999)
ISBN 10: 0853615349 ISBN 13: 9780853615347
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