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Code: ARA 53

The Railway Year Book for 1922

'The Whitaker of the railway world'.
Published at a very significant turning point in railway history, just prior to the amalgamation of the various regional railways into the grouping of the 'Big Four' companies.
Over 500 pages of fascinating information, including -
• Principal events in railway history
• Summary of the Railway Act 1921 • General railway statistics
• Notable railway accidents
• Lists of institutions, associations and societies • A wealth of historical, technical, statistical and management personnel details about all railway companies throughout the United Kingdom, as well as railways on all continents of the world. Complete with route maps.
• The Railway 'Who's Who' - with interesting biographies
Trade advertisements
...and much more.

A book no railway enthusiast can afford to be without.

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Code: ARA 251

Turnpike Roads Statutes 1822-23 & 27

Statutes included -
George IV. Cap. CXXVI [6th August 182George IV. Cap. XCV [19th July 1823]
George IV. Cap. XXIV [14th June 1827]

Acts of Parliament setting out the general laws regulating Turnpike roads in England.
These Acts lay down the various rules governing a variety of subject including the construction of wagon wheels, weight of carts, tolls and penalties for avoiding toll gates and much more besides.
Useful for both family and local historians.

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Code: ARA 360

The Autocar Handbook
Tenth Edition
A Guide to the Motor Car.

This early car handbook describes the principles of the internal combustion engine and components of cars in the early days of motoring.
Chapters detailing all the main components of the car including the smaller parts such as the carburetter, the road wheels, tyres etc.
There are further chapters on tools and accessors, touring and organisations and the law.
Illustrated throughout with many line drawings and photographs.
Recommended for anyone with an interest in motoring in the first part of the twentieth century.

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Code: CA0178-S

Horse and Harness

This CD is a compilation of two books about the use of horses for motive power and for transportation. Before the general use of the internal combustion engine almost the only general, land based, alternate to human muscle was to harness the muscles of animals and the first choice of animals was the horse. As a result our ancestors built up a body of knowledge about the care, training and harnessing of horses in much the same way that we today, understand and care for our motor-cars.

The two books reproduced on this CD provide a look back at two aspects of this erstwhile “common” knowledge, being:

A New System of Horse Training or Horse Education was written by Prof. H. D. Brush, and published in 1902.
Harness Catalogue No.10 - Hugh Carson Co. Ltd. - c1920.

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Code: ARA 390

Coaching Days and Coaching Ways

By W. Outram Tristram
Published in 1893.

An informative and entertaining guide to the days of the stage coach.
Includes chapters on the roads from London to - Bath, Exeter, Portsmouth, Brighton, Dover, York and Holyhead.
Containing 214 illustrations.
Useful for local, social and transport history.

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Code: ARA 405

Roman Roads in Britain

By Thomas Codrington, M. INST. C.E., F.G.S.
Published in 1928.

An interesting description of the Roman Roads of Britain, wherein the author details the roads proven to be of Roman origin.
Includes several small maps.
(The large chart is unfortunately missing.)

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Code: ARA 448

The Great North Road - London to York

By Charles G. Harper. Published in 1922.

An interesting guide to the history and stories of the Great North Road (A1), detailing the various towns and village en route between London and York.

Well illustrated with line drawings and paintings.

Useful for transport, local and social history.

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Code: ARA 566

The Austin Seven Book

By R.T. Nicholson, M.A.
Published in 1931.

The third edition of this popular book.
Covering amateur maintenance of the Austin Seven. It deal mostly with externals, though it also gives a good deal of information as to "innards".
Written mainly with then current models in view it also has a useful appendix for users of older models plus an index.

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Code: ARA 666

The Hillman Parts List

By Rootes Services
Published in 1961.

Parts list for the Hillman Minx Saloon (Sedan); Minx Convertable; Californian; Estate Car
Marks III to VIII inclusive.
Also covers the Commer Express Delivery Van and the Light Pick-up
Marks III to VIIIB inclusive.

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