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Paul Atterbury's Wonder Book of Trains [Hardcover]

Paul Atterbury
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Book Description

26 Oct 2012
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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  • Hardcover: 128 pages
  • Publisher: David & Charles (26 Oct 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1446302032
  • ISBN-13: 978-1446302033
  • Product Dimensions: 25 x 19.2 x 1.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 284,415 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

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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5.0 out of 5 stars A Blast from the past! 2 Jan 2013
Format:Hardcover
A wonderful nostalgia trip reading this book! I had an original Wonder Book of Trains when I was young and this just brought it all back! Just Brilliant!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars 9 July 2014
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Good to share with younger children and explains how railways used to work.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous read 10 Feb 2014
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Paul does it again. Took me back more years than I want to remember, to that 'golden era'. A great read.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful book, perfect for train buffs 8 Oct 2013
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Bought this for my dad and he loves it. Beautiful,vintage style illustrations, very reminiscent of boys' comics in the fifties. Lots of useful information too.
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