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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Descripción Paperback. Estado de conservación: 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. Nº de ref. de la librería GOR004218066
Descripción David & Charles, 1981. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: 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. Nº de ref. de la librería S_167014576
Descripción David and Charles, 1981. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Used; Good. **SHIPPED FROM UK** We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence!. Nº de ref. de la librería 3068610
Descripción David & Charles, 1981. Estado de conservación: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket. Nº de ref. de la librería 5911231
Descripción Aug 27, 1981. Estado de conservación: 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. Nº de ref. de la librería 032232
Descripción David & Charles, 1981. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: 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. Nº de ref. de la librería 000409
Descripción David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 1981. Pictorial Cover. Estado de conservación: 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. Nº de ref. de la librería 011019
Descripción David & Charles, 1981. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Fine. 1st Edition. Fine hardback.1981,1st edition.With illustrations and drawings. Nº de ref. de la librería 07105
Descripción 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. Nº de ref. de la librería 33445
Descripción David & Charles, Newton Abbot, Devon, 1981. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good +. First Edition. 96pp. HARDCOVER Very clean copy. No inscriptions. Size: 8vo - over 73/4" - 93/4" tall. Nº de ref. de la librería 2733/63