Paul Atterbury's Wonder Book of Trains

Paul Atterbury's Wonder Book of Trains

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Paul Atterbury's Wonder book of Trains
establishes the sense of excitement
and wonder in the world of trains,
remembered by a generation of boys
who grew up to be railway enthusiasts.
In this wonderfully evocative book
Paul draws together marvelous
classic colour illustrations, archive
photographs and period line drawings
and hand lettering with intelligent
and insightful commentaries.
Atturbury recreates the style of the
the illustrated classic boys' railway
annuals of the 1950s and 60s.
This retro-styled railway book
creates a uniquely nostalgic
atmosphere guaranteed to be enjoyed
by railway buffs everywhere.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 128 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18.03mm | 656g
  • Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 180 line illustrations
  • 1446302032
  • 9781446302033
  • 459,457

About Paul Atterbury

Paul Atterbury is a long-time expert on
BBC TV's Antiques Roadshow, and has
written on railways, Victorian culture
and arts, as well as many other topics.
He is also the author of Along Main Lines,
An A-Z of Railways, Lost Railway Routes,
Along Country Lines, Branch Line Britain,
Along Lost Lines and Life Along the Line.
Paul lives in Weymouth
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Table of contents

Early Railways
Great Locomotives
How It Works
Building Trains
On the Footplate
Trains with Names
The Mail Train
The Dining Car
The Night Train
Royal Trains
Goods Trains
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