Kay's Secondhand Books & Music Australia
Used and Out of Print Books on Planes,
Trains and Automobiles
Billy Hart Australia's First Licensed Pilot Down Under's Greatest Pioneer Aviator Also Known As
Parramatta's Flying Dentist -by- Phillip Hart-Johnson JP. First Edition September 1994. Signed Copy. ISBN 0646211811.
Australian Aviation History. A novel based on the true life story of William Ewart 'Billy' Hart, holder of Australia's No. 1
Pilot License; Billy's late sister Essie Mayo (nee Hart) told the author many a story about her famous brother, and
his mates. Handwritten undated inscription to previous owner 'Tim' signed by Phillip Hart-Johnson on first page.
Used small softcover book. 174 pages. (Northair Company. Lismore. First Edition. September 1994) In fine condition.
Building and Operating Model Railways -by- Alan Johnston and Bill James. Model Railways.
National Library of Australia registry number AUS67-1679. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 208 pages.
Illustrated with black and white photographs, diagrams and line drawings. (The K G Murray Publishing Co Pty
Ltd. Sydney. First Edition. 1967) Very good green cloth covers. Written gift inscription on reverse of front
cover. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good. Weight 600 grams. _
Caracciola Mercedes Grand Prix Ace An Autobiography -by- Rudolf Caracciola. Translated
from the German -by- Charles Meisl. Foreword -by- George Monkhouse. Autobiography of Rudolf Caracciola
Mercedes Grand Prix Ace driver. Motor Vehicle Racing. Illustrated with 45 black and white plates.
(G T Foulis & Co Ltd. London. 1955) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 175 pages. Dust jacket is worn on
edges and corners with small tears and small pieces missing from both ends of spine. Bookshop bookplate
inside front cover. Written gift inscription to previous owner on front free endpaper. Foxing on endpapers and
edges of pages. Else good.
Crosswinds Life On The Wing -by- Ron Watts. ISBN 9780992576301. Signed Copy. Aviation. The story of
Australian Ron Watts' life as a mission pilot in Australia's outback, pastor of the church on a Pacific Island and serving
as a chaplain in major prisons and hospitals; the story of how a young boy's love of flying became a reality beyond
expectations. Signed by Ron Watts on the title page. Used softcover book. 232 pages. (MAF Australia. Bella Vista, NSW. 2014)
In fine condition.
Rails In My Garden The Story Of An LGB Layout -by- Helmut Grosshans. Model Railways. The
Lehmann-Gross-Bahn (LGB) model railways. A book celebrating Helmut Grosshans' own garden model railway using an LGB system. Used hardcover book.
No just jacket. Pictorial covers. 104 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. (Ernst Paul Leymann
Patentwerk. Nurnberg. 1991) Foxing on endpapers. Covers are lightly worn on edges. Else in very good condition. Weight 700 grams.
The Beaudesert Shire Tramway -by- R Ellis & K McDonald. ISBN 0909340110. Queensland railways. The
3ft 6in gauge Beaudesert Shire Tramway was one of fifteen light railways built in Queensland; these light railways were
originally built to develop areas not served by rail. Used paperback book. 70 pages. (Published by the Light Railway
Research Society of Australia, Melbourne, 1980) Sticker and some marks on the covers. Pages are very good.
The Cooktown Railway Australia's Most Unusual Railway -by- J W Knowles. Third Edition 1984.
Queensland railways. Few
railways have had a history as unusual as that of the Cooktown Railway in North Queensland; this 67 miles line operated
from 1885 until 1961 as a separate railway not connected to the main Queensland rail system. Used paperback book. 93 pages.
(Published by The Australian Railway Historical Society Queensland Division, Brisbane, 3rd Edition, 1984) Sticker on rear
cover. Else in fine condition.
The Illustrated West With The Night -by- Beryl Markham -abridged by- Elizabeth Claridge. ISBN
1853810738. Beryl Markham was the first person to fly solo from England across the Atlantic Ocean to North
America, crash-landing in Nova Scotia 21 hours and 25 minutes later. Illustrated edition with 60 photographs
drawn from private albums and special collections, many of which have never been published before. Used hardcover
book in dust jacket. 192 pages. (Virago Press. London. 1989) Dust jacket bumped on corners and spine. Else in
fine condition. Weight 760 grams.
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