Beautifully done and fascinating history of the design of railway passenger cars in England from the open coaches of the 1830s to the Advanced Passenger Trains of the 1980s. Eye-opening description of how it took an Act of Parliament to force railways to carry third class passengers in closed carriages (before they had often had to travel attached to goods train in open cars with holes in the floor to let the rain drain out), through the introduction of Pullman cars on the Midland Railway, the glories of Edwardian design, and the changes through World War II and after nationalization. The development of railway carriages combines social history and product design and this book combines the two perfectly. Illustrated throughout with 120 black and white photos.
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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR004218066
Book Description David & Charles, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Bookseller Inventory # S_167014576
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Book Description Aug 27, 1981. Book Condition: Used: Very Good. "Slight wear to spine, covers and corners." Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. ISBN: 0715381962. ISBN/EAN: 9780715381960. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 032232. Bookseller Inventory # 032232
Book Description David & Charles, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. laminated boards, small ink inscription and the residue of a sticker on the front end paper otherwise the contents are clear and unmarked. Very light fading on the spine. Bookseller Inventory # 000409
Book Description David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 1981. Pictorial Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. First Edition. Very nice copy of this pictorial history of railway carriages over 150 years.Loaded with pictures and supporting text. Not inscribed or priced, glazed covers slightly faded in places, clean tight copy Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 011019
Book Description David & Charles, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Fine hardback.1981,1st edition.With illustrations and drawings. Bookseller Inventory # 07105
Book Description David & Charles;, 1981. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Large 8vo. Hardback. First edition. 96pp. Very many b/w photographs throughout. No dustwrapper, laminated pictorail boards . A Fine copy with no inscriptions. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 33445
Book Description David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1981. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Publishers laminated hard covers in clean, bright condition. Bookseller Inventory # 045410