- Book Title: Great Western Collection
- Author: Guild of Railway Artists
- ISBN: 0713719362
- Publisher: Blandford Press
- Year Published: 1985
- Our Normal Price: £48.40 GBP ($61.95 USD)
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- Description: Blandford Press 1985 reprinted edition: hardcover in dust jacket: approximately 12.2 x 10.6 inches tall: 160 pages including 64 full page paintings and drawings in colour and monotone. Synopsis: An illustrated tribute of 60 paintings and drawings by The Guild of Railway artists to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of the Great Western Railway (August 1835). Each illustration is accompanied by a full description; and an introduction by Brian Hollingsworth precedes the paintings Contents. Paintings and Drawings entitled :- Post Coach-Box Tunnel by A Fearnley. Isambard Kingdom Brunel by J. E. Wigston. The Great Western Paddle Streamer by J. E. Wigston. The Royal Road by P. O. Jones. Ganymede at Twyford by DG Lewis. Templegate, Bristol by B. J. Walton. The Breaker's Yard by a L Hammonds. Copper and Brass, Red and Green by P. D. Hawkins. La France circa 1905 by P. S. Gribble. Subway Junction by DG Lewis. The Great Bear by P Annable. Slough Station Forecourt, 1908 by E Bottomley. November Evening, Southall, circa 1912 by P. O. Jones. God Bless Our Lads by P. O. Jones. Industrial Relations-Great Western by J. E. Wigston. Holiday Crowds at Paddington in the Late 1920s by A Fearnley. The Testing Plant, Swindon by A. L. Hammonds. Conversation Piece-Old Oak Common by AP Harris. Branchline Steam by A Dunston.Maidenhead Bridge 1925/ 30 by P Annable. Inside the T.P.O. by A Dunston. Horse-drawn Parcels Wagon-Paddington Station by A L Hammonds . Milk Pick-up by A Dunston. Horse Shunting-Bath by P. S. Gribble. Dean Goods in the Early 1930s by J. E. Wigston. The Traverser, Swindon Works by A. L. Hammonds. The Cheltenham Flyer by N Elford. Safety fast by GPM Green. Slip by S. C. Hine. Good Morning Dear by Mrs M. S. Murray- Whatley. Waiter by Mrs M. S. Murray- Whatley. Rails in the Sky by S. C. Hine. Vale of the White horse by P Annable. After Heath Robinson by the James Robertson. Swindon Railway Village circa 1935 by GPM Green. Typical Workman's House, Swindon by GPM Green. St Mark's Church, Swindon by GPM Green. The Cricketers Arms and the Bakers Arms, Swindon by GPM Green. The Mechanics Institute, Swindon (before the fire) by GPM Green. Wharncliffe Viaduct by J. W. Petrie. Suburban Shuttle by S. C. Hine. Moving Day by N Elford. Sure Footed by J. W. Petrie. Evacuees Leaving Paddington circa 1940 by Mrs M. S. Murray- Whatley. Wartime Goods by R Schofield. The Evocative Silence of an August Evening-Reding West by L. Roche. Locomotive Exchanges, 1948 by M. T. Root. Gas Turbine by P. S. Gribble. Subway Junction by M T Root. Storm on the Shed by T Cuneo. Train Spotters by A Gunston. Rising star by MT Root.. Walking the Line-Uffington/Farringdon Branch by L. Roche. Demise of Steam by P Annable. Sunday Morning-Henley Branch by L. Roche. The New Image Takes Over at Bristol Temple Meads by M A Turner. After the Blizzard-Reding East by L. Roche. Today's Yesterdays by W. Knox. Paddington-the Inter City Age by M. A. Turner. Steam Returns to Didcot by M. A. Turner. Condition: very clean and good overall. PLEASE NOTE WILL CUSTOMERS PLEASE E-MAIL FOR SHIPPING COSTS
- Condition: Collectable- Very Good
- Dustcover: Yes
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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