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The Railways of Great Britain - A Historical Atlas (2005 2nd Edition)
Ian Allan

The Railways of Great Britain - A Historical Atlas (2005 2nd Edition)

Sale price £175.00 Regular price £225.00

Note -  Please note that this item is very heavy (around 7 kg packed) and we will only ship via insured courier (cost around £9 to UK addresses) or of course the book may be collected at a model railway exhibition that we are attending. 

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The atlas is an incredible work spanning decades and the detail is extraordinary. Cambridge University has honoured Colonel Cobb for this exceptional work taking over 30 years to complete, and has bestowed on him a PhD. This Atlas is the only one of its kind and is a must have for any railway enthusiast or historian.

Hardback, two volumes with a slip case

ISBN: 9780711030022

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