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Talbot E LNWR Miscellany: Vol.2, OPC, 1980, 227 plates. Large Format Hb. VG/VG. Dw price clipped. An excellent follow-up to Talbot's first LNWR album. £11.50
Edward A Pictorial Record of
British Railways Standard Steam Locomotives, OPC, 1st edition 1982, 241
plates. Inscription. Large Format
Dust wrapper torn at the top corners, plus wear at the head & base of
the spine and along the top edge. Photos
and line drawings of the twelve standard classes.
Talbot, Edward; Millard, Philip; Dow, George; and Davis, Peter LNWR Liveries, HMRS, 1985, pp184 and colour frontis. Very Large Format Hb. VG/Poor. As is often the case with this book, the top edge of the dw is very worn, possibly because the dw was originally larger than the book. A definitive work, covering all aspects of the LNWR. A final chapter is devoted to the North London Railway. £12.50
Talbot, Edward An Illustrated History of LNWR Engines, OPC, 1st edition 1985, pp334. Inscription. Large format Hb. VG/VG. An exhaustive class-by-class study. £28.50
Edward A Pictorial Tribute to
Crewe Works in the Age of Steam, OPC, 1987. Large Format Hb. VG+/VG. 213
plates. Inscription. A high-quality large format album with many pre-grouping
Talbot, Edward The LNWR Recalled: A collection of writings and observations on the London and North Western Railway, OPC, 1987, pp191. Large Format Hb. Very Good+ / Very Good+. Writings and observations on the London and North Western Railway compiled by an acknowledged expert on the company. £9.50
Talbot, Edward The London & North Western Railway Eight-Coupled Goods Engines, author, 2002, pp267. Brief inscription. Large format Hb. VG/VG. A definitive study. £24.50
Talbot, Edward and Taylor, Clive Crewe Works Narrow Gauge System, London & North Western Railway Society, 2nd edition 2005, pp64. Large Format Pb. VG+. A well-illustrated study. £7.50
'Taliesin' Festiniog Railway Locomotives, AB Publishing, 1988, pp52. Large Format Pb. Very Good. An illustrated locomotive history, including the famous double-ended Fairlies. 'Taliesin' consisted of Rodney Weaver, Paul Ingham, Paul Rees and Peter Johnson. £2.95
Tasker W W Railways in the Sirhowy Valley, Oakwood, 2nd enlarged edition 1992, pp128. Locomotion Papers No.113. Pb. VG. Remains of an old price sticker on the rear cover. The history of a LNWR line in the Welsh Valleys. £6.95
Joseph Fifty Years of
Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland, Railway Gazette,
First edition 1920, pp223. Hb.
Very Good - / Poor. The
corners of the covers are slightly bumped, also slight wear at the top
& bottom of the spine and foxing to the page edges. The badly torn
dw has been repaired internally and has some loss. Tatlow joined the
Midland Railway as a junior clerk in 1867, moved to the G&SWR in
Glasgow in 1875, became General Manager of the Belfast & County Down
at the early age of 34 and finally became General Manager of the Midland
Great Western Railway of Ireland. £16.50
Peter Highland Miscellany,
OPC, 1985, 294 plates. Large Format
Hb. VG+/VG+. A pictorial record of
the company's activities in the public eye and behind the scenes.
Taylor, Charles Life in a Loco Works: First-hand experiences of a Crewe engineering apprentice in wartime, OPC, 1995, pp184 with pp24 of illustrations. Inscription. Hb. Fine/VG. £10.50
Maxwell Railways as a
Career, Batsford, 1959, pp128 plus pp8 of plates.
Two small tears in the dw and slight loss to the lower back edge.
"Sets out to portray life and work on the railways, the
methods of recruitment and the paths of advancement.”
Taylor, Sheila The Moving Metropolis: A History of London's Transport since 1800, Lawrence King, 2001, pp400. In association with London's Transport Museum. Introductions by Oliver Green. Hb. VG/Fair. Damaged in transit stamp inside. The torn dust wrapper, while complete, has been extensively repaired. A largely pictorial history, mainly in colour. £10.50
Taylor, Sheila The Moving Metropolis: A History of London's Transport since 1800, Lawrence King, 2002, pp400. In association with London's Transport Museum. Introductions by Oliver Green. Pb. Very Good. A largely pictorial history, mainly in colour. £8.50
Taylor, Stuart Journey by Excursion Train from East Lancashire Part One: Colne, Nelson, Burnley, Accrington & Blackburn, Foxline, 2007, pp128. Scenes from the Past: 26: Part One. Large Format Pb. VG+. A pictorial journey from Colne to Blackburn. £12.50
Tee D F The Midland Compounds, RCTS, 1962, pp24 plus pp10 of illustrations. Colour frontis. Pb. VG. An illustrated study. £4.95
Thomas A G The Modeller's Sketchbook of Private Owner Wagons Book 2, Model Railways, pp32. No date. Pb. VG. "Authentic details of pre-nationalisation freight wagons." £8.50
Thomas, Cliff The Narrow Gauge in Britain and Ireland, Atlantic, 2002, pp192. Large Format Hb. Fine/VG. Provides comprehensive coverage of the present-day narrow gauge scene in Britain and Ireland. £7.50
David St John A Regional
History of the Railways of Great Britain Vol.1: The West Country,
Phoenix, 1st Edition 1960, pp212 with a folding map in the rear.
Hb. VG/VG- with
slight wear along the edge of the dw.
A first edition of the book that launched the monumental History
of Railways Series, later published by David & Charles.
Thomas, David St John West Country Railway History, A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain Vol.1: The West Country, D&C, 4th revised edition 1973, pp274 with 56 illustrations & a folding map in the rear. Pb. VG. Covers protected by a clear adhesive covering. Presentation plate to a school library inside the front cover, and a brown glue stain from a now-loose pastedown inside the rear cover. The 4th edition of the first volume of a definitive series £3.95
David St John The Great
Way West : The History and Romance of the Great Western's Route to the
West, D&C, 1985, pp96. Pb.
VG. A personal
photographic tribute to the Great Western from David St John Thomas, the
'David' of David and Charles. £2.95
Thomas, David St John The Country Railway, BCA/D&C, 1977, pp160. First published 1976. Hb. VG/VG. Spine of dw slightly sunned. 'Lovingly portrays the branch and cross-county railway in all its nostalgic, technical and commercial aspects.' £3.95
D S The Country Railway,
David St John Thomas, 1991, pp160.
First published by David and Charles in 1976.
Pb. Very Good
with tiny wear marks on the cover.
“Lovingly portrays the branch and cross-county railway in all
its nostalgic, technical and commercial aspects.”
Thomas, David St John and Whitehouse, Patrick BR in the Eighties, BCA/D&C, 1990, pp192. Large Format Hb. Fine/VG+. A comprehensive review of the changes and developments on British Rail during the 1980s. £5.95
Thomas, David St John and Whitehouse, Patrick The Great Days of the GWR, BCA/David St John Thomas, 1991, pp224. Large Format Hb. Fine/Fine. A nostalgic look at the GWR, well-illustrated in colour & b/w. A follow-up to The Great Western Railway 150 Glorious Years from the same team. £6.95
Thomas, David St John and Whitehouse, Patrick
The Romance of Scotland's Railways, BCA/Thomas & Lochar, 1993,
pp208. Large Format Hb.
VG+/VG+. Lower front corner
of the covers bumped. A nostalgic look at Scotland's railways from the
well-respected Thomas-Whitehouse team. £7.50
Thomas, David St John and Whitehouse, Patrick The Trains We Loved, BCA/D&C, 1994, pp192 and 32 paintings by Philip Hawkins. Inscription under the dw flap. Large Format Hb. Fine / Fine. The final book of steam nostalgia from the Thomas-Whitehouse team. £6.95
Thomas, David St John and Whitehouse, Patrick The Trains We Loved, D&C, 2002, pp192 with 32 colour paintings by Philip Hawkins. Large Format Pb. VG. The final book of steam nostalgia from the Thomas-Whitehouse team. £3.95
Thomas, David St John Railway Season, Francis Lincoln, 2011, pp192. Hb. VG/VG+. Slight rubbing to the corners of the covers. Railway Season captures all our railway yesterdays with panache. Celebrate the days when trains were trains, when individual expresses had their own character, serving their passengers in style in restaurant cars, and connecting services over picturesque branch lines that were a very part of the countryside they served. £4.95
Thomas, John British Railways Steamers of the Clyde, IA, 1948, pp48. Pb. VG-. Slight crease in the bottom corner of the cover. An illustrated overview of the Clyde fleet inherited by British Railways at nationalisation with a fleet list. £3.95
Thomas, John The West Highland Railway, D&C, 1st edition 1965, pp172. Railway History Series. Hb. Fine/VG-. Red spine of dw sunned. A classic history of the line to Fort William and Mallaig. £5.95
Thomas, John The West
Highland Railway: The History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands Vol.1,
David St John Thomas/D&C, Third revised edition 1984, pp184 plus pp38 of
illustrations. Additional material
by Alan J. S. Paterson. Railway
History Series. Pb.
VG. A classic history of the
line to Fort William and Mallaig. £3.95
Thomas, John The West Highland Railway, Pan Books, 1971, pp198. Pb. VG. A definitive history of the line to Fort William & Mallaig, first published by David & Charles in their Railway History Series. £1.95
Thomas, John The North British Atlantics, D&C, 1972, pp188 with a colour frontis. Hb. Fine/VG+. Red spine of dw sunned. The fascinating story of the North British atlantics, based on extensive research and told by the doyen of Scottish railway writers. £10.50
Thomas, John Forgotten Railways: Scotland, D&C, 1st edition 1976, pp224 with pp16 of illustrations. Forgotten Railways Series. Hb. VG+/VG. Lost railways brought to life by Scotland's foremost railway historian. £7.50
Thomas, John and Turnock, David A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain Vol. 15: North of Scotland, David St John Thomas, 1st edition 1989, pp336 with 44 plates, & a folding map in the rear. Brief inscription.. Hb. VG/VG. Some minor staining to the edges of the pages. £10.50
Thomas R H G London's
First Railway: The London & Greenwich, Batsford, 1st edition 1972, pp270
plus pp16 of illustrations. Hb.
VG+/VG-. A presentation plate to
school library inside the front cover, and a brown glue stain from a now-absent
pastedown inside the rear cover. Wear to the dw, and internally repaired tears
to the dw at the head of the spine. A
well-researched history of this early line that was carried on a brick viaduct
Alan and Groundwater, Ken British
Railways Past and Present No.11 North Yorkshire (Part I): York and Selby, the
Dales, and Skipton to Garsdale, Past & Present Publishing, 1992, pp128.
Pb. Very Good. Featuring
over 50 locations including York, Northallerton, Selby, Harrogate, Skipton,
Ribblehead and Garsdale. £4.95
Thompson, Michael The
Railways of Hull & East Yorkshire: The British Railways Era, Hutton
Press, 1992, pp128. "Largish"
format Pb. VG with a one-inch
crease across the bottom rear corner of the covers.
A pictorial survey with chapters on each line or area.
W G F
of an LMS
H Gordon Those Were the Trains,
IA, 1954, pp64. Hb.
VG/VG-. The dw has been
repaired at the top & bottom of the spine.
An early Ian Allan album devoted entirely to the pre-grouping period.
W G The Locomotives of the
Southern Railway (Central Section), author, 1935, pp34 with 7 illustrations
& a foldout table in the rear. VG.
P. H. Edwards nameplate inside the front cover.
Pb. Slight wear to the covers at the head of the spine.
A survey of the surviving Brighton Line engines.
Timpson, John Little
Trains of Britain, Harper Collins, 1992, pp192, illustrated throughout in
colour. Photographs by Alain Le
Garsmeur and additional text by Chris Awdry.
Large landscape format Hb. Fine
/ Very Good. With chapters on: The
Welshpool & Llanfair, The Ravenglass & Eskdale, The Wells &
Walsingham Light Railway, The Snowdon Mountain Railway, The Romney Hythe &
Dymchurch Railway, The Ffestiniog Railway, The Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light
Railway, The Isle of Man Steam Railway, The Leighton Buzzard Railway, and The
Talyllyn Railway. £4.95
Tolson J M The St Helens Railway Its Rivals and Successors, Oakwood, 1983, pp98 plus pp12 of illustrations. Oakwood Library No.64. Pb. VG. £4.95
Richard and Sheldon, Peter Swindon
and the GWR, Alan Sutton & Redbrick, 1990, pp132.
In association with the Great Western Railway Museum, Swindon.
Slight wear along the top edge of the dust wrapper.
A pictorial record of the Great Western in Swindon, based largely on the
archives of the Swindon Railway Museum. £4.95
Tomlinson, William Weaver Tomlinson's North Eastern Railway: Its Rise and Development, Andrew Reid & Co., 1st edition 1914, pp820 plus 40 plates. Bound in grey cloth with gold lettering to the front cover and spine. The original covers have been carefully restored by Philip Winskill of York Bookbinding. Bookplate inside covers. Hb. No dw. VG. Foxing to the endpapers and page edges. Long regarded as the standard reference work on the North Eastern Railway. The book concentrates on the early period up to 1870; the remaining years are dealt with in a mere 100 pages. £85.00
Toms, George Brush
Diesel Locomotives 1940-78, Turntable & Transport Publishing, 1978,
pp112. An inscription inside the
cover has been covered by a white sticker.
Large Format Hb. VG+/VG.
An illustrated history. £12.50
Toms, George Brush Diesel & Electric Locomotive Works List, Industrial Railway Society, 1999, pp49 plus pp20 of plates. Pb. Fine. A list of all Brush built diesel and electric locos for both UK and overseas use, based on the original leather bound Brush Locomotive Register. Includes a section on Brush Works plates. £4.95
Tonks, Eric The Ironstone Quarries of the Midlands History, Operation and Railways Part II: The Oxfordshire Field, Runpast, 1st edition 1988, pp252. Hb. Fine/VG. The original hardback edition. Dw spine sunned. Includes all quarries in Oxfordshire, the two in Warwickshire and a small group in the southern tip of Northamptonshire. £18.50
Tonks, Eric The Ironstone Quarries of the Midlands History, Operation and Railways Part III: The Northampton Area, Runpast, 1st edition 1989, pp235. Hb. VG/VG. The original hardback edition. £18.50
Tonks, Eric The Ironstone Quarries of the Midlands History, Operation and Railways Part VII: Rutland, Runpast, 1st edition 1989, pp168. Hb. Fine/VG+. The original hardback edition. Spine of dw sunned. £16.50
Tonks, Eric The Ironstone Quarries of the Midlands History, Operation and Railways Part VIII: South Lincolnshire, Runpast, 1st edition 1991, pp256. Hb. Fine/VG+. The original hardback edition. £18.50
Tonks, Eric The Ironstone Quarries of the Midlands History, Operation and Railways Part VIII: South Lincolnshire, Book Law, 2009, pp256. Pb. VG+. The paperback edition. £7.50
Eric S The Shropshire and
Montgomeryshire Railway, Industrial Railway Society, 2nd enlarged edition
2007, pp102. First published in 1949, this is a reprint of the expanded 2nd
Very Good. An illustrated
P N East Coast Pacifics at Work,
IA, 1985, pp192. At Work Series.
Large Format Hb. VG/VG with slight wear to the dw edges. An illustrated history of the Gresley, Thompson and
Peppercorn pacifics. £6.95
Townend P N The LNER Pacifics, Atlantic, 1985, pp36. Colour of Steam Vol.4. Pb. Fine. £1.95
Townley C H A, Appleton C A, Smith F D, and Peden J A The Industrial Railways of Bolton, Bury and Manchester Coalfield Part 1 Bolton and Bury, Runpast, 1994, pp206. Hb. Fine/Fine. Traces the development of the private railway systems in Bolton, Bury, Radcliffe, Clifton and Kearsley. £24.50
Townley C H A, Smith F D and Peden J A The Industrial Railways of the Wigan Coalfield Part One: West and South of Wigan, Runpast, 1991, pp271 with 100 illustrations & 27 maps. Hb. VG/VG. Slight wear to the bottom edge of the covers, repaired tear to the rear top corner of the dw. Contents: Development of the Canal & Railway System, Orrell & Norley Hall, Pemberton, Winstanley & Worsley Mesnes, Ince Collieries, Pearson & Knowles Ince Collieries, Amberswood & Stangeways Hall, Platt Bridge Bamfurlong & Mains, Low Hall Maypole & Wigan Junction, Edge Green Brynn & Garswood, Skelmersdale & Bickerstaffe, and Rainford Upholland & Orrell. A comprehensive meticulously researched study. £20.50
S C My Best Railway Photographs
No. 6 SR & GWR, IA, 1948, pp32. ABC
Locomotive Series. Small format
Pb. Very Good.
S C 'Arthurs,' 'Nelsons' &
'Schools' At Work, IA, 1986, pp144. Large
Format Hb. VG/VG.
Dw internally reinforced at the base of the spine.
An illustrated history of three major Southern Railway classes.
Eric Portrait of Steam, IA,
1969, pp200. Large Format Hb.
VG/VG. Dw internally
repaired at the base of the spine. This
Ian Allan edition is more difficult to obtain than the later matt reprint from
Eric Glory of Steam, IA, 1981, pp112. First published in 1969.
Large Format Hb. VG+/VG.
An early Eric Treacy album. £5.95
Treacy, Eric Spell of Steam, IA, 1982, pp208. First published in 1973. Large Format Hb. Fine/VG+. A classic steam album from the 1970s. £5.95
Trevena, Nigel Steam
Exposure: Photography on Britain's Preserved Railways, Atlantic, 1979, 142
photographs. Signed by the author.
Large landscape format Pb. Very
Good. High quality photographs from
the early years of the preserved lines. £2.95
Trevena, Arthur Trains in Trouble Vol.1: Railway Accidents in Pictures, Atlantic, 1982, pp48. Pb. VG+. "Over sixty accidents are described and illustrated with some 80 photographs." £1.95
Trevena, Arthur Trains in Trouble Vol.2: Railway Accidents in Pictures, Atlantic, 1981, pp48. Pb. VG. Slight ceasing to the covers. Further unusual pictures of accidents, drawn primarily from two private collections. £1.95
Trevena N Great Western Main Lines, Atlantic, 1984, pp36. Colour of Steam Vol.1. Pb. VG. £1.95
Nigel Steam for Scrap Vol.1,
Atlantic, 1985, pp48. Pb.
VG-. Superficial creasing to
the covers; Steam for Scrap Vol.2, Atlantic, 1985, pp48.
Pb. VG; Steam for Scrap
Vol.3, Atlantic, 1987, pp48. Pb.
VG. In the decade 1958-68,
over 16,000 British steam locomotives were taken out of service and cut up.
These booklets tell the story of how it was done.
All three booklets: £5.95
Truman, Peter and Hunt David Midland Railway Portrait, Platform 5 & Foxline, 1989, 245 plates. Large Format Hb. Fine/VG. A series of largely pictorial essays on specific aspects of the Midland Railway. £8.50
Tuffrey, Peter Doncaster Steam, author, 1983, pp64. Landscape format Pb. VG. Superficial wear down the spine edge. Post-war steam in and around Doncaster. £3.95
Tuffrey, Peter Yorkshire: People & Railways, Amberley, 2011, p128. Pb. VG+. Pictures from the Yorkshire Post archives with detailed captions. £4.95
R M The Diesel Impact on British Rail, MEP, 1979, pp184 with
92 line drawings and illustrations. Foreword
by T. C. B. Miller. Glazed Boards.
VG with slight rubbing to the corners of the glazed boards, and a faint
scratch across the rear cover. A
comprehensive study of the dieselisation of Britain's railways.
AEC to HST,
Tufnell R M Deltics Super Profile, Foulis/Haynes, 1985, pp56. Large Format. Glazed Boards. VG. An illustrated class history. £2.95
W A Great Western Steam,
A&U, 1967, pp194 with 44 illustrations.
No dw. Slight colour loss at
the head & base of the spine. Professor
Tuplin's first book on Great Western steam, and one of the best one-volume
appraisals of Great Western practice. £3.95
W A Great Western Saints and
Sinners, Allen & Unwin, 1st edition 1971, pp200.
VG/Fair+. Dust wrapper
internally repaired at the head & base of the spine.
Professor Tuplin's second book on Great Western steam.
"A study of Great Western steam, attempting to reach a balanced
evaluation of all the principal locomotives, from the company's beginning."
W A British Steam Since 1900,
Pan Books, 1972, pp210 plus pp24 of illustrations.
Fair. Vertical creasing to
the spine. Possibly the best single
volume study of British steam in the 20th century.
A paperback alternative to the hardback edition published by David &
Charles in 1969. £2.95
Tuplin W A Great Western
Power, Allen & Unwin, 1975, pp215.
Professor Tuplin's third and final book on Great Western steam.
W A Great Western Power,
Allen & Unwin, 1975, pp215. Pb.
VG-. Some vertical creasing
to the spine. The paperback edition
of Professor Tuplin's third and final book on Great Western steam.
Turner, John Howard The London, Brighton & South Coast Railway Vol. 1: Origins & Formation, Batsford, 1977, pp287. Hb. Very Good+ / Very Good+. The early history of the Brighton line. £12.50
John Howard The London, Brighton & South Coast Railway Vol. 1: Origins
& Formation, Batsford, 1977, pp287.
A presentation plate to a school library inside the front cover,
pastedown and barcode inside the rear cover - the book was never issued.
The early history of the Brighton line.
Turner, Keith The Leek & Manifold Light Railway, D&C, 1980. Unpaged. Glazed Boards. VG. A well-illustrated history. £8.50
Turner, Keith and Susan The Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Light Railway, D&C, 1982, pp48. Glazed Boards. VG. A detailed history of this minor line, once a part of the Colonel Stephen's empire. £4.95
Turner, Keith The Way to the Stars: The Story of the Snowdon Mountain Railway, Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, 2005, pp96. Pb. VG+. An illustrated history. £5.95
Turner, Steve The
87's: British Rail London Midland Region 5000 Hp 24Kv Electrics, Rail
Photoprints, 1981, pp40. Named
Diesel & Electric Locomotives of British Rail - Part 2.
Landscape format Pb. VG.
A pictorial tribute. £2.95
Turner, Steve 25 Years of the 40's, Rail Photoprints, 1983, pp72. Large Format Pb. VG. A pictorial tribute. £3.95
Susan The Padarn & Penrhyn Railways and their associated systems,
David & Charles, 1975, pp192. Standard
Railway History Series. Inscription.
Slight loss of colour on the dust wrapper spine.
Traces the history of the Padarn and Penrhyn Railways, two narrow gauge
railways running from neighbouring Caernarvonshire down to the Menai Straits.
Turnock, David Railways in the British Isles: Landscape, Land Use and Society, Adams & Black, 1982, pp259, 44 illustrations & 21 maps. Hb. Very Good / Very Good. A major study divided into three sections. The first deals with the growth of the railway system; the second covers the role of the railways in the evolution of towns and in the growth of industry, agriculture, and tourism; and the third section examines the major reappraisal of railways that has taken place over the last 50 years. £6.95
Twells H N LMS Miscellany Vol.2: A Pictorial Record of the Company's Activities in the Public Eye and Behind the Scenes, OPC, 1984, 243 plates. Large Format Hb. Fine/VG. Spine of dw slightly sunned, some foxing to the front endpapers, slight rubbing to the dw folds. The second volume of Harold Twells' pictorial study of the LMS. £7.50
Twells H N LMS Miscellany Vol. 3: A Pictorial Record of the Company's Activities in the Public Eye and Behind the Scenes, OPC, 1986, 265 plates. Large Format Hb. VG+/VG. Spine of dw sunned. The final volume of Harold Twells' pictorial study of the LMS. £7.50
Twells H N and Bourne T W A Pictorial Record of LMS Road Vehicles, OPC, 1983, 313 plates. Large Format Hb. Fine / Very Good. Slight wear to the dw corners. £10.50
H N An Illustrated History of
The London, Midland & Scottish Railway, Fitzhouse, 1991, pp120.
Glazed Boards. Fine. Matt
printing. A carefully chosen
collection of pre-war photographs. £3.50
Tyler, Keith; Bond, John; and Wilkinson, Alan Stanier 8F 2-8-0: A Study of the Stanier LMSR Class 8F Locomotive, Bradford Barton, 1978, pp96. Produced by the Stanier 8F Locomotive Society. Hb. VG/VG. Red dw spine slightly faded. Black "speckled" cover. £4.95
Tyler, Tom Malcolm Root's Railway Paintings, Halsgrove, 2011, pp138. First published in 2004. Large Format Hb. Fine/VG+. A collection of Malcolm Root's paintings with supportive text by Tom Tyler. £12.50