North of the Harbour L A Clark

A brief history of public transport north of Sydney Harbour: deals with trams but also suburban rail (steam and electric) and ferries.

Thoroughly researched. A valuable resource for historians or an absorbing read for any transport history enthusiast.

Full of fascinating illustrations, from the 1890s to 1975

Pub. 1976 ARHS 168 pp.

over 100 photos, all B&W. Many maps, charts and tables.

the book is in very good condition, with no damage to any page.

Dust cover is near perfect,having been laminated  . Some very light sunning  and faint scuffing.

$39.00

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Wait Here for Trams - SPER

Many photos of the last decade (1951 - 1961) of Sydney's tram system the largest in the southern hemisphere

The book is in pristine condition, still in a plastic wrapper

112 pages

B&W 100 + photos

$25.00

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The Tramways of New South Wales; MacCowan

Very thorough  with many very high quality photos, and comprehensive text,  and a good read.

Deeply-researched study of all NSW tram systems incl. cable + steam. Pub. 1992. Colour cover. 100s of B&W photos.

very good condition 

$49.00

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Early Trams of Sydney

Many photos of the first two decades 1890s - 1910  of Sydney's tram system the largest in the southern hemisphere

All photos from the Mitchell Library collection

The book is in pristine condition

64 pages  pub 1983 by Cromarty Press

B&W 50 + photos

$10.00

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Melbourne Tramways by David Keenan

Short history and close study of the 1980 s tram scene in Melbourne, route number by route number

Fleet lists 

Soft cover  The book is in pristine condition

84 pages  pub 1985 Transit Press

B&W 50 + photos

$10.00

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Tramway Byways: North Sydney

By Bill Denham published Nov. 1973 by Sydney Tramway Museum Loftus NSW.

"Our first excursion into the many backwaters of the once vast undertaking, the Australian tramway systems."

A well researched profusely illustrated wander through 60 years of trams on Sydney's North shore

 Describes every route one by one with full detail on each

58 pages B&W over 120 photos.

Book is in very good condition with some 'fogging' of the glossy covers and slight rubbing of spine.

$20.00

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NSW Tramcar Handbook parts One and Two

The definitive work on the NSW government tram operation in Sydney Newcastle and Broken Hill

Part One deals with later tramcars of the 20th century.

Part Two covers early types from 1861, incl. steam

by Ken McCarthy and Norm Chinn.  published 1975 by SPER 

88 pages, approx. 100 photos  al B&W

both books in Fine Condition

select which  book here

$25.00

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Destination GPO Hobart and Launceston rolling stock from 1893 to closure

By Jack Richardson and I G Cooper

54 pages  All B&W  Full detail on all tram types in both cities

 

$10.00

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Rails to the Bay by R T Wheaton

82 pages  40 photos all B&W  published 1971

The story of the Adelaide to Glenelg Line from steam days to H  class. Fleet lists  maps and timetables

very good condition

$10.00

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The Maitland Tramway Ventures

by R Willson and Ken McCarthy

pub 1965  74 pages all B&W  30+ photos

maps timetables fleet lists tickets 

The story from first proposals in 1893

$10.00

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Destination EAGLEHAWK by K S Kings

46 PAGES  60 photos all B&W

published 1965

$10.00

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Destination Subiaco by Jack Richardson

50 pages  60 photos all B&W

Maps and , full details and photos of all rolling stock types

$10.00

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Destination PARADISE by RT Wheaton

The full story of Adelaide trams including Glenelg Line up to H1 class  and trolleybuses of all classes

38 pages over 50 photos all B&W  published  1968

very good condition with some sunning.

Maps

$10.00

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NSW Tramcar Handbook Volume Two

The definitive work on the NSW government tram operation in Sydney Newcastle and Broken Hill

Volume Two deals with electric tramcars of the  early 20th century from 1903 to 1908

The N  H J K M  classes are described in very great detail: mechanical, electrical, fleets, builders  etc.

Photos show the later history of each class, up to withdrawal

Many maps and diagrams, period ads from tram builders and parts suppliers: e.g. The Peacock Brake Company !

by Ken McCarthy and Norm Chinn.  published 1968 by SPER 

200 pages, approx. 100 photos  al B&W

In Very Fine Condition

A precious historic reference

 

$125.00

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The Red Lines (second hand)

A rare opportunity to obtain this First Edition by  R Willson R Henderson and David Keenan

history and photos. paper cover
very deeply researched and profusely illustrated B and W 88 pp.  approx 60 photos

The book is in very good condition  

pub. 1970 by SPER

$29.95

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The Enfield Lines (second hand)

A rare opportunity to obtain this First Edition by  R Willson H Clark  and David Keenan

history and photos. paper cover  pub. 1966 by SPER
very deeply researched and profusely illustrated B and W 50 pp.  approx 30 photos

The book is in very good condition  almost as new except for inevitable fading

$29.95

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The Green Lines (second hand)

A rare opportunity to obtain this First Edition by  R Willson R Henderson and David Keenan

history and photos. paper cover  pub. 1966 by SPER
very deeply researched and profusely illustrated B and W 92 pp.  approx 60 photos

The book is in very good condition  almost as new except for inevitable fading

$29.95

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The Ryde Tramway 1910 to 1949 pamphlet

8 pages 6 photos B&W.

history and map. paper cover  pub. by SPER

The book is in very good condition  almost as new except for inevitable sunning

$10.00

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Sydney R Class pamphlet

 

12 pages all B&W pub. by SPER

all details, fleet list etc

$5.00

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Sydney and Newcastle LP Class pamphlet

 12 pages all B&W pub. by SPER

all details, fleet list etc

very good condition

$5.00

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Brisbane Drop Centre type cars. pamphlet

 12 pages all B&W pub. by SPER  many photos 

all details, fleet list etc

very good condition

$5.00

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Sydney K Class

 12 pages all B&W pub. by SPER  many photos 

all details, diagrams, fleet list etc

very good condition

$5.00

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Destination Circular Quay

Destination Circular Quay, by Jack Richardson. A precise catalogue of every Sydney tramcar type with photos of each.

Booklet containing the details of every tram type that ran in Sydney: size, weight, numbers built and dates, motors, controllers etc.

A collectors must.  

There are two copies in stock:

1.    3rd edition 1967  Very good condition, slight creasing to top LHS rear cover

2.   1st t edition  1960   The booklet is in fragile condition, with the front cover detached and a tear in the back cover.

No pages missing, no damage to text pages.  approx 40 pages 40 photos all B&W.

First published published 1960, Traction Publications Canberra

select your preferred edition here

$15.00

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Destination Circular Quay

This copy is  a first edition, dated 1958: (the price is 3/- : pre decimal currency !

 

Destination Circular Quay, by Jack Richardson Norm Chinn and Bob Young.

. A precise catalogue of every Sydney tramcar type with photos of each.

Booklet containing the details of every tram type that ran in Sydney: size, weight, numbers built and dates, motors, controllers etc.

A collectors must.  

 

1.st. edition 1958  Very Fine condition,

 approx 40 pages over 60 photos all B&W.

 

 

$29.00

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Destination City Melbourne's Electric Trams

Fifth Edition 2001 by N Cross, D Budd and R Wilson

A detailed desciption of specs of all tram types, history of development, photo.

126 pages over 150 photos all B&W plus two full colour pages. Maps and diagrams

Very Fine condition, as new

$29.00

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Bay Tram Review by Steve McNicol

A detailed description of aspects of all tram types used on the Glenelg line out of Adelaide:  history of development, photos.

16 pages over 12 photos all B&W. Fleet list  and diagrams

Very Fine condition, as new  pub 1987 Railmac

$5.00

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Buses Trolleys Trams Chas. H Dunbar

A world-wide study  pictorial and text

150 pp colour and BW

Two copies in stock: one is missing its dust cover but is otherwise unmarked.

Choose your preferred copy here

 

$10.00

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The Romance of Australian Trams by J Larkins and B Howard

A wide ranging pictorial history of trams all over Australia, in every city where they ran.

185 pp.  over 150 photos some in colour

as new condition with protective plastic wrapper so dust cover is perfect.

$14.00

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TRAMS a guide to the World's Classic Tramcars

Hard cover 130 pp.   over 150 photos all colour  mostly preserved trams in museums around the world

pub. 1995 in UK

perfect condition

$10.00

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Australian Electric Transport Museum. St Kilda SA

soft cover pamphlet  32 pp.   over 30 photos all B&W  all the museums  preserved trams fully described

pub 1974 AETM

perfect condition

$10.00

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The Tramways of Australia by Samuel Brimson

An absorbing well-researched tour of all Australian tram systems. A must for tramway historians and enthusiasts

TWO COPIES

Second edition 224 pages hard back  pub. 1988 by PR Books, Frenchs Forest

First edition Dreamweaver books   1983

over 200 photos, all B&W

The books are in Very Fine condition, no damage. As new, with some slight scuffing of covers 

 

We have two copies: one First Edition 1983  the other second edition 1988. Select the one you want here >

$34.00

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