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ANON. The Docks of the Great Western Railway (G.W.R.).

ANON. The Docks of the Great Western Railway (G.W.R.).

ANON. The Docks of the Great Western Railway (G.W.R.). [First Edition]. London, G.W.R. Docks Office, July 1931. 19 x 13 cm. 51 Pages incl. 17 B&W photographs, followed by 12 large folded coloured maps. Losely inserted folded ‘Map of G.W.R. System’ in paper pouch (see images). Original decorated paperback with stiff paper covers. Very good condition. Rubbed and bumped, some fraying to paper covers, now in protective plastic cover. Edges and end papers dust dulled. Internally clean and complete with all maps.

A very interesting and rare reference book. The first part of the book consists of short descriptions of each of the docks of the Great Western Railway with black and white photos. The second part consists of a plan/map of each dock, separated by index tab pages. The follwing folding coloured maps are included: 1. Bute Dock, Cardiff / 2. Swansea Harbour and Docks / 3. Newport Docks / 4. Barry Docks / 5. Port Talbot Docks / 6. Penarth Dock and Harbour / 7. Plymouth Docks / 8. Burry Port / 9. Briton Ferry / 10. Weymouth. Bridgwater. Lydney / 11. Fowey and Brentford / 12. Great Western Railway System.
A fascinating snapshot of the Great Western Railway System in 1931.

Our price: EUR 200,-- 

ANON. The Docks of the Great Westrn Railway (G.W.R.).
ANON. The Docks of the Great Westrn Railway (G.W.R.).
ANON. The Docks of the Great Westrn Railway (G.W.R.).

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