Local Transport 1870-1940 – Kirklees

Kirklees Camera 1 – I like this collection of photos a wide spread geographic and thematically, good quality prints. £5.00


Local Transport 1870 – 1940 Kirklees Camera

62 pages of local transport photographs good quality. Posted to UK addresses




Auther Title Price Publisher Edition Description
Davies Peter Drawbar Outfits £5.00 Roundoak 1st 1992 printed boards vg/f
Kennett Pat E R F World Trucks No.1 £5.00 Patrick Stephens 1st 1978 Printed Boards vg/f
Kennett Pat Dennis World Trucks No.6 £5.00 Patrick Stephens 1st 1979 Printed Boards vg/f
Kennett Pat Berliet World Trucks No.12 £5.00 Patrick Stephens 1st 1981 Printed Boards vg/f
Kennett Pat Leyland World Trucks No.14 £5.00 Patrick Stephens rep 1983 Printed Boards vg/f
Kennett Pat Scammell World Trucks No.8 £5.00 Patrick Stephens 1st 1979 Printed Boards vg/f
Kennett Pat International World Trucks No.11 £5.00 Patrick Stephens 1st 1981 Printed Boards vg/f
Kennett Pat DAF World Trucks No.5 £5.00 Patrick Stephens 1st 1979 Printed Boards vg (spine s faded)
Kennett Pat Seddon Atkinson World Trucks No.3 £5.00 Patrick Stephens 1st 1978 Printed Boards vg
Bobbitt Malcolm Three Wheelers £35.00 Veloce 1st 2003 Printed Boards Fine
Waite Mick Recovery Vehicles £7.50 Roundoak 1st 1998 Printed Boards Fine
Townsin Alan Thornycroft £4.00 Ian Allan 1st 2001 dust jacket f/f
Reed John Bedford £7.50 Ian Allan rep 2001 dust jacket f/f
Sheryn Hinton J Road Tankers £4.00 Ian Allan 1st 2001 dust jacket f/f
Edwards Harry Morris Commercial Vehicles £4.00 Sutton 1st 1992 Printed Boards & dj f/f
Edge Graham Leyland Octopus £5.00 Burlington pb 72 pages fine
Edge Graham AEC Mandator £5.00 Burlington pb 72 pages fine
Edge Graham AEC Mammoth Major Mk III £7.50 Burlington pb 72 pages fine

4 Transport Photos & a postcard

Three photos have the location and vehicle details on back and two are stamped Leeds City Transport. The postcard is the bus at an improbable angle. All five for £2.50. That’s an incredibly cheap price of 50p each.

I haven’t a clue where I got them from, the bus photos are all postcard size the train is a lot bigger.


Published in 1962 by the British Transport Commission, this copy is a first edition with no dust jacket (I don’t know if it was issued with one or not one of the copies I have found advertised has a jacket).

This 272 page, well illustrated book is as near fine as you will find and you can buy it in my shop for only £7.50.



Local History – but not Yorkshire Local History

Not in Heckmondwike Book Shop does not seek out Local History items that are not in Yorkshire, but can understand that there may be others, not fortunate enough to be born or live in Yorkshire, that may have an interest in where they are born or live.


CHESTER The 21st edition published by Tiling not dated but I think it was published in 1953. A 90 page guide well illustrated with some great ads.

TOR BAY & TORQUAY Nice little guides published as “The Countryside Series by Bovey Tracey, Devon. Undated and the Torquay guide has the title page missing. A previous owner dated the book “August 1950” so they must be earlier than that. They were sold for 2/6.

J Arthur Dixon’s ROSS and CROMARTY. A Handbook for Tourists, undated but I would guess at mid 50’s 15 full page colour pictures.

Just as above for THE ISLE OF SKYE

City of LONDONDERRY Official Guide, undated but from the illustrations I would guess early 50’s What do you think? A 72 page illustrated guide, the ads are not as good as the Chester ads though.

local history 013Tramways of the MONKLANDS What more could you want from a title? 76 pages well illustrated.

In Search of a Past by Ronald Fraser – The Manor House, Amnersfield 1933-1945 190 pages.

The Old Houses of STRATFORD UPON AVON 1st edition hardback published in 1925. It appears this book is much more common than I would have thought. 180 pages.

The Heart of a Village – The intimate history of Aldbourne by Ida Gandy. This 160 page unillustrated book has been reprinted many times so it must be good, or at least loads of people think it is good and buy it.

RUTLAND a guide and Gazetteer 64 pages a 1985 2nd edition.

ALL ABOVE are available in my shop for £2.50. All can be dispatched post free to addresses in the UK apart from the Stratford Hard Back that is heavier than the others.

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