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This book describes the personal account of engineering problems overcome by the Talyllyn Railway's Chief Engineer, John Bate during his long period of association with the railway. The Welsh narrow gauge steam railway celebrated 50 years of Volunteer Preservation last year in 2000. The many pictures along with the text, portray the hardships and perilous nature of the enteprise back in the early years of the 1950s and the struggle and final success of the railway. The story is well told and brings the railway to life. A recommended book for all interested in railways and especially members of the Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society.
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Book Description RailRomances, 2000. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Bound in green cloth with gilt titles to spine.Minor edge bumping to book & wrapper otherwise a very good clean & tight copy throughout.264pp.(bk88). Seller Inventory # ABE-1520861969439
Book Description RailRomances, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: Used; Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. This book is in good condition but will show signs of previous ownership. Please expect some creasing to the spine and/or minor damage to the cover. Seller Inventory # CHL2831023
Book Description RailRomances, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Light wear only. Internally Very Good - clean and tidy copy in tight binding. Unclipped dust wrapper has now been fitted with removable archive acetate film. - - 1400g - - The postage price includes the use of a tracking / signature service for your peace of mind, so that you can keep tabs on your parcel. Our postal charges are at cost and we do not charge for our time or our excellent packaging, which we are noted for. On some sites we use, parcels weighing over their standard rate (2kg for domestic and up to 500g for overseas) will incur an additional charge and we will contact you with the additional shipping fee required. Again, these will be with a tracking / signature service. Dispatched in cardboard mailers within 24/48 Hours Mon - Friday 3pm, except bank holidays, otherwise next business day - excellent service guaranteed. ; 272 pages. Seller Inventory # 5258
Book Description RAIL ROMANCES, 2001. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st. Detailed account of the first 50 years of the 'preserved' Talyllyn Railway written by the former Chief Engineer who was involved from the the early days of the preservation effort. 264pp, well illustrated. Fine copy in dw. Size: 4to. Seller Inventory # 011374
Book Description RailRomances. Hard. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. The lightest of shelf/storage wear, spine very slightly sunned. Excellent copy. Size: 4to. Seller Inventory # 57376
Book Description RailRomances, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 2002 RailRomances. DW has slight shelf wear. Inside in very good condition. A Personal Account of the First Railway Preservation Society in the World. 264pp. Seller Inventory # 49-KBVE-5PN2
Book Description Rail Romances 1st, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 264pp Ills. a personal account of the first railway preservation society in the world- The Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society, hardback, fine in fine dustwrapper.Long out of print. Seller Inventory # 35069
Book Description RailRomances, Chester, United Kingdom, 2002. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 264 Pages with Black/White Photos and Scale Drawings. Seller Inventory # 020131
Book Description RailRomances, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG190062205X