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A Century and a Half of SR150 : The Southern Railway (SIGNED)

Whitehouse, Patrick & St John Thomas, David

ISBN 10: 0715391488 / ISBN 13: 9780715391488
Published by David & Charles, Newton Abbot, Devon, 1988
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Celebrates the anniversary of the opening of the major part of the London & Southampton with this comprehensive look at one of the 'Grouping' companies. SIGNED by David St John Thomas to the half-title in black biro. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 208 pages including index. Next post dispatch. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 056907

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Title: A Century and a Half of SR150 : The Southern...

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, Devon

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hard Back

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

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This text celebrates the 150th anniversary of the opening of the major part of the London to Southampton, demonstrating it was not all plain sailing. Retelling in words and pictures the full story of the smallest of the four major companies of the Grouping era, with contributions from experts in all fields including many who worked on the line. The Southern devloped its own touch of magic, created the world's largest suburban electrification, and increased its passengers by 50%, despite the depression and road competition.

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