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"The next best thing to a journey in the carriages themselves!" Nick Pigott - Railway Magazine
"A delightful book... highly recommended" Friends of the National Railway Museum Newsletter
"A beautifully produced book" Heritage Today (English Heritage) Magazine
"One of the great railway books of all time" Tony Peart - Railway Collectors Journal
"There can be no finer present" Best of British Magazine
"...I am pleased to recommend this beautiful and thoroughly-researched book to all those who love Britain, its railways and the art of watercolour painting." Ronald Maddox, President of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours
"An ideal Christmas gift... a must for railway enthusiasts, art and antique collectors, lovers of watercolour and commercial art"
"His book is one of the best of its kind I have ever seen"
Ray Miller - Runcorn Weekly News
"Numerous superb colour illustrations" The Scots Magazine
"thorough and painstaking research, not only into the life and work of the artists but also into the scenes they depicted, is evident in the pages of this beautifully produced book" Roly Smith - Countryman Magazine
"... humorous narrative... a definitive book" North East Times Magazine
"A nostalgic tour of the country" Durham Town & Country Magazine
"A superb compilation" David Robinson - Lincolnshire Life Magazine
"A Who’s who of prominent watercolour artists for the period" Antiques Bulletin Magazine
"Undoubtedly the definitive work on the subject" Steam World Magazine
"This delightful book is a poignant memoir of the steam age" Heritage Today (English Heritage) Magazine
"A treasured book that will remind you of a lost Britain" Best of British Magazine
"Should appeal to anyone" The Northumbrian Magazine
"A delightfully nostalgic book... it should enthral almost anyone with an eye for a Christmas gift that is rather different and rather special" Allan McLean - Scotsman
"I recommend it unreservedly as a work of scholarship and great beauty..."
"One can return to it again and again and find joy in the perusal of the prints reproduced..."
"It is unquestionably the most attractive book produced so far on any aspect of railwayana"
Tony Peart - Railway Collectors Journal
"Well-captioned pictures are complemented by a very readable and often humorous text" David Ewart - Rail News
"represents extraordinary good value for money" Frank Tanner - Great Eastern News
"A wonderful new book" Roy Woodcock - Hull Journal
"A sumptuous full-colour volume" Cathy Brown - East Anglian Daily Times
"Reveals an era fast fading from memory" Derbyshire Life Magazine
"A beautifully produced and fascinating book including over 200 superb pictures" Goodtimes Magazine
"The book provides useful information on the artists and prints" The Artist Magazine
"Recaptures a bygone era" Scottish Memories Magazine
"Now those glorious days of railway travel can be re-lived..." Steam Railway Magazine
"Beautiful pictures... thoroughly researched" Hertfordshire Countryside Magazine
"Every now and again, the railway publishing world is blessed by the arrival of a book providing a refreshing change... this is such a publication and will delight all."
"The author’s large-format art book is in itself as attractive as the paintings themselves... it illustrates the history of his subject superbly"
Nick Pigott - Railway Magazine