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(Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co. Country: UK.)




The Observer's Book of British Steam Locomotives by H. C. Casserley. This book is No. 23 in The Observer's Book series. This hardback with dustjacket was published by Frederick Warne & Co., London in 1977. 190 pages including index. More than 140 black and white illustrations.

The cover blurb reads: "A condensed outline of the steam locomotive in the British Isles from its beginning early in the 19th Century until the cessation of steam traction in the nationalized British Rail system in 1968."

The Observer's Book No. 23 was originally (1955) published as The Observer's Book of Railway Locomotives of Britain.



OBSERVER'S BOOKS
Serial No./Title/Year First Published


1. British Birds - 1937
2. British Wild Flowers – 1937
3. British Butterflies – 1938
4. Trees and Shrubs of the British Isles – 1938
5. British Wild Animals – 1938
6. Freshwater Fishes of the British Isles – 1941
7. British Grasses, Sedges and Rushes – 1942
7A. Airplanes – 1942
8. Dogs – 1945
9. Horses and Ponies – 1949
10. British Geology – 1949

11. Aircraft – 1949
12. British Ferns – 1950
13. British Architecture – 1951
14. The Larger British Moths – 1952
15. Ships – 1952
16. Music – 1953
17. Common British Insects and Spiders – 1953
18. British Birds Eggs – 1954
19. Common Fungi – 1954
20. Mosses and Liverworts – 1954

21. Automobiles – 1955
22. Weather – 1955
23. Railway Locomotives of Britain – 1955
24. Pond Life – 1956
25. Garden Flowers – 1956
26. Painting and Graphic Art – 1958
27. Cacti – 1957
28. Sea Fishes – 1958
29. Flags – 1959
30. Cats – 1959

31. Sea and Seashore – 1962
32. Astronomy – 1962
33. Lichens – 1963
34. Modern Art – 1964
35. Furniture – 1964
36. Old English Churches – 1965
37. Sculpture – 1965
38. Basic Aircraft, Civil – 1967
39. Basic Aircraft, Military – 1967
40. Commercial Vehicles – 1959

41. Heraldry – 1966
42. Postage Stamps – 1967
43. Cathedrals – 1972
44. Flowering Trees and Shrubs for Gardens – 1972
45. Zoo Animals – 1972
46. House Plants – 1972
47. Association Football – 1972
48. Manned Space Flight - 1972
49. Cricket – 1972
50. London – 1973

51. Pottery and Porcelain – 1973
52. Unmanned Space Flight – 1974
53. Motor Sport – 1975
54. European Costume – 1975
55. British Awards and Medals – 1974
56. Ancient and Roman Britain – 1976
57. Sewing – 1975
58. Golf – 1975
59. Coarse Fishing – 1975
60. Show Jumping and Eventing – 1976

61. Motorcycles – 1976
62. Glass – 1976
63. Tourist Atlas of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – 1976
64. Small Craft – 1976
65. Tropical Fish – 1976
66. Farm Animals – 1976
67. Vegetables – 1977
68. Fly Fishing – 1977
69. Coins – 1977

70. Seashells of the British Isles – 1977
71. Fossils – 1977
72. Pets – 1978
73. The Cotswolds and Shakespeare Country – 1978
74. Lake District – 1978
75. Firearms – 1978
76. Jazz – 1978
77. Big Bands – 1978
78. Castles – 1979
79. Caterpillars – 1979
80. Rocks and Minerals – 1979

81. Tennis – 1981
82. Sea Fishing – 1980
83. Devon and Cornwall – 1980
84. Roses – 1980
85. Herbs – 1980
86. Country Houses – 1980 – NOT PUBLISHED
87. Folk Song – 1980
88. Silver – 1980
89. Tanks and Other Armoured Vehicles – 1981
90. Victoriana – 1981

91. World Atlas – 1981
92. Vintage Cars and Pre–War Classics – 1982
93. Classic Cars After 1945 – 1982
94. Paris – 1982
95. Canals – 1982
96. Gardens of Britain Ireland and Wales – 1982
97. Kitchen Antiques – 1982
98. Opera – 1982
99. Observers Books – 1999
100.Wayside and woodland – 2003


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