People Movers John Maddock

A history of Victoria's Private Bus Industry 1910 to 1992

John Maddock was editor of Truck and Bus Transportation magazine for 26 years. 

 

This is his most acclaimed and rarest book.The copy is in mint condition.

 

214 pages over 200 photos all B&W

Published 1992 Kangaroo Press

Covers city and country services, tours, school buses, the buses themselves, bus builders and body builders,  bibliography and index.

$59.00

  • 2 kg
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King Of The Road

by Jack McCafferty with Don Talbot

 A rare and much-sought-after book

The small bus company that survived and grew big. From the 27h.p. Reo onwards, this is a tale of enterprise and hard work. Looks at the routes the vehicles, the people, the places, the new services, and their outcomes.
Hilarious anecdotes many photos of buses and family and places.  Out of print and rare.

Very Good cond. no damage, slight scuffing of corners.

324 pp paperback B&W and colour photos

A copy was recently noted on line at $US120.00!

$72.00

  • 0.5 kg
  • Sold Out

The Sydney Trolleybuses by Ian MacCowan

The detailed pictorial history of Sydney's two trolley bus systems, the Potts Point line and the Kogarah lines.

Full history, over 80 photos, interview with the last driver. A very thorough and very readable story.

Timetables maps tickets . Restoration of no. 19, now at SPER Loftus NSW

* Vehicle design is described

* Author's childhood memories

 

80 pages B&W. A4 format

Colour soft covers.

Mint condition. no damage no fading

 

$49.00

  • 1 kg
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Albion of Scotstoun. by Paul Adams and Roy Milligan

One copy in Very Fina (as new) condition

 

The most deeply-researched study of all models of Albion cars trucks and buses from 1899 onwards.

Photographs of every model, with appendices giving details of Albion-Murray patents, model and chassis numbering systems, Model List (5 pages) engine types for each model, (2 pages), Chassis output, staff and workforce graphs, and Bibliography.

 Over 200 photos of Albion cars, trucks and buses from 1899 to 1972

170 pages all B&W

 

Hard covers, black embossed with gold lettering

Published 1999 by Albion Vehicle Preservation Trust

 

this copy is in Very Fine condition with no damage 

$120.00

  • 1.5 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
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Albion of Scotstoun. by Paul Adams and Roy Milligan

One copy missing its dust cover

note: the photo is for ID purposes only. This copy is in its black hard binding with gold embossing

 

The most deeply-researched study of all models of Albion cars trucks and buses from 1899 onwards.

Photographs of every model, with appendices giving details of Albion-Murray patents, model and chassis numbering systems, Model List (5 pages) engine types for each model, (2 pages), Chassis output, staff and workforce graphs, and Bibliography.

 Over 200 photos of Albion cars, trucks and buses from 1899 to 1972

170 pages all B&W

 

Hard covers, black embossed with gold lettering

Published 1999 by Albion Vehicle Preservation Trust

 

this copy is in Very Fine condition with no damage (no dust jacket)

$90.00

  • 1.5 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
  • Delivery: 3-7 working days1

The Australian Government Bus by Greg Travers

Published 1989 by Railmac

56 pages 80 photos all B&W

An overall look at bus fleets throughout the country, and bus types . Detailed captions

Condition : Very FINE, as new

$10.00

  • 0.25 kg
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The Government Bus - A Pictorial History by Greg Travers

A brief pictorial history;

58 years on the streets of Sydney and Newcastle.

A very impressive overview of NSW Govt buses from 1932 to 2001.

 

Soft cover foolscap format

Published by HCVA 2001

All B&W 84 pages with over 100 photos

Color covers

 

Mint condition

 

 

$29.00

  • 0.5 kg
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From City to Suburb by Greg Travers

 

PRISTINE CONDITION: the finest copy we have seen

 

Celebrates the 50th anniversary of NSW Government bus operation.

 

Once in a blue moon a copy of this classic work turns up.

Rarely seen but copies have sold for up to $280.

 

This one is in FINE condition, virtually as new.

 

 

by Greg Travers

Published 1982 by Sydney Tramway Museum and HCVA

230 pages

B&W, plus some colour pages

 

 

$190.00

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From City to Suburb by Greg Travers

 Celebrates the 50th anniversary of NSW Government bus operation.

 A highly sought after classic book of reference.

Contains complete fleet listings from 1932 up to 1981 

This one is in good condition,with some scuffing of the dust cover. Well-loved but treated carefully.

No missing pages no damage to book binding

 

by Greg Travers

Published 1982 by Sydney Tramway Museum and HCVA

230 pages

B&W, plus some colour pages

 

 

$90.00

  • 2 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
  • Delivery: 3-7 working days1

The Australian Private Bus -Greg Travers

Subtitled '"Since the 1940s"

Over 150 photographs of buses and memorabilia from all states of Australia

96 pages all B&W with colour soft cover

published 2001 Historic Commercial Vehicle Association

Finecondition

no creasing or damage

$59.00

  • 0.5 kg
  • Sold Out

The Australian Double Decker by GJ Travers

One copy of this rare long out-of-print classic.

 

73 pages 

over 100 B&W photos  soft cover in colour

Good condition with some scuffing of edges..

All pages intact and undamaged.

Published Apr 1977 by HCVA Co-op. Ltd

 

History of DD bus operation throughout Australia up to mid-1979s, mainly of course in NSW where the majority were.used.

$89.00

  • 0.25 kg
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The Australian Articulated Bus Greg Travers

By Greg Travers, respected transport historian, photographer and film maker.

Comprehensive pictorial review of all articulated buses operated in Australia up to 1985.

Over 100 photos, all B&W . Colour soft cover    112 pages    A4 format

Mint condition. As new.

published by Transit Australia 1986

$35.00

  • 1 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
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BUS FLEETS MTA Melbourne

Railmac 1984

16 pp 40 photos

Fine condition

$10.00

  • 0.25 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
  • Delivery: 3-7 working days1

Travel Times Australia Timetables for Coach Train and ferry all over Australia

Includes maps and indexes of places and operators all over the country : Darwin to South Hedland,  Sydney to Adelaide and all places in between.

published November 1994

First Edition

Very good condition

 

 

$20.00

  • 0.25 kg
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Travel Times Australia 3rd Ed. 1995 -6

The timetable guide for independent travellers. Now a fascinating collectors item for timetable  collectors

$10.00

  • 0.25 kg
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BUS FLEETS Tasmanian Government

Railmac 1989 by RA Birrell

32 pp 20 photos  many fleet lists, allocations etc.

Fine condition

$10.00

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Queensland Private Buses Bruce Tilley

1989 52 pp

B&W

Very Fine condition

$10.00

  • 0.25 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
  • Delivery: 3-7 working days1

AUSTRALIAN HALF CAB BUSES a Pictorial Review

by Bruce Tilley 52 pp.  Very good condition Railmac 1984

100 photos all B&W  soft cover colour

Mainly Vic. and NSW 

Fascinating historic record

$10.00

  • 0.25 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
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Action Canberra bus fleets 1984

18 pp many photos B&W

several colour photos are included separately, taken by an enthusiast, and captioned

VERY GOOD condition with crease at front cover, paint blotch on rear.

$10.00

  • 0.25 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
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The Buses of Portugual by Bruce Tilley

52 pp   100+ photos   pub. 1988 Railmac

B&W

as new condition

$10.00

  • 0.25 kg
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50 Years: Government Buses in Newcastle by Greg Travers

32 pp 30+ photos . Fleet lists  historic details.

B&W

$10.00

  • 0.25 kg
  • Available
  • Delivery: 3-7 working days1

Buses of the Garden State - Bruce Tilley

A pictorial review of Private Buses in Victoria.

 

94 pages. Over 200 photos all B&W.

Soft cover in colour

Published by Railmac (undated)

 

Mint condition

$10.00

  • 0.5 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
  • Delivery: 3-7 working days1

Melbourne Private Bus Fleets vol. 1 by Bruce Tilley

A pictorial review of Private Buses in Victoria.

52 pages. Over 40 photos all B&W.  Many detailed fleet lists

Soft cover 

Published by Railmac 1984

Mint condition

$10.00

  • 0.25 kg
  • Sold Out

Brisbane City Council Bus Fleet by RA Birrell

A pictorial review of BCC Buses in Brisbane.

24 pages. Over 20 photos all B&W.  Many detailed fleet lists

Soft cover 

Published by Railmac 1987

Very Good condition

$10.00

  • 0.25 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
  • Delivery: 3-7 working days1

BUS FLEETS MTT Perth

Railmac 1985 by Bruce Tilley

24 pp 50 photos

Good condition. cover streaked with paint/adhesive?

$10.00

  • 0.25 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
  • Delivery: 3-7 working days1

BUS FLEETS STA Adelaide

Railmac 1983 by Neil MacIntosh

24 pp 50 photos

Fine condition

$10.00

  • 0.25 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
  • Delivery: 3-7 working days1

Guide to NSW Buses and Tourist Coaches

HCVA 2000

fleet lists complete Private Bus, STA and Tourist coach. few photos

$30.00

  • 0.5 kg
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Bus and Coach Pictorial : SA

26  pp 50 photos B&W

Railmac 1982 by Steve McNicol

VERY GOOD condition with slight crease along spine

$10.00

  • 0.25 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
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Buses at Home RA Birrell

Published Railmac 1989

A different look at bus operations. All photos were taken inside bus depots, plus a chapter on "No longer in Use"

24 pp. 45 photos

very fine condition

$10.00

  • 0.5 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
  • Delivery: 3-7 working days1

NSW Private Buses Bruce Tilley

Railmac 1987

 

52 pp 

B&W

$10.00

  • 0.25 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
  • Delivery: 3-7 working days1

Fageol and Twin Coach Buses

A photo record of the remarkable designs by Walter Fageol of the 1920s when he conceived rear engines, twin engines one  each side,  up to superb long distance coaches of the 1950s.  Fageol had a strong influence on the White Motor Co. buses and inspired the AEC "Q" type bus

130 pp. 150 photos all B&W

A must for historians looking at the development of bus designs in USA and their influence on European designs of later years

$10.00

  • 0.5 kg
  • Fewer than 3 left
  • Delivery: 3-7 working days1

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