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We have a number of full colour, excellent quality Steam Pictorial Coffee Table books available here.

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Northern Exposures” (Sold Out).

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Shooting The West” (Sold Out)

Where There’s Smoke” (Click Here For Details)

New Offerings

African Steam Safari

This series of excellent books is published by the ARE in Australia. In full colour with a soft cover, they offer detailed pictorials of the dark continent covering many countries.

Contributors and editorial staff include Alan Williams, Greg Tripplet, Robert Kingsoford Smith and Malcolm Holdsworth, ensuring these publications are of the highest standard. Each volume contains over 120 pages of great colour photos.

Volume 1 Albert Falls to Asmara covers

  • Natal – South Africa
  • Swaziland
  • Eritrea
  • South African Industrial Steam

Volume 2 Kismu to the Great Karoo covers

  • East Africa
  • Rosmead area of South Africa
  • Angola
  • Bethlehem to Beaufort West covering the great Karoo and main line through Bloomfontein, Kimberley and De Aar.

Fading Steam” Malcolm Holdsworth’s photographic steam journey around the globe.

I also have available the Railway Portraits Series. These very popular books feature photos of Railway Operations back in NSW Steam Era.

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Once you select the combinations you want, you will be returned to this page. Simply click on the checkout and you will be taken to Paypal to either pay with Paypal or Visa/Mastercard. The first section is for shipping to Australia, the second for worldwide shipping. This is air mail to New Zealand and Surface mail worldwide.

You can view summaries of each book below and then return to the top of the page to purchase, or click on the pictures for more detailed information.

Delivery to Australia (Includes Postage)

Where There’s Smoke $80
African Steam Safari Vol 1 $A60
African Steam Safari Vol 2 $A60

African Steam Safari Vol 3 $A60
African Steam Safari Vol 1 & 2 $A100
African Steam Safari Vol 1-3 $A150
African Steam Safari Vol 2 & 3 $A100
Fading Steam (FS) $A55

Delivery Outside Australia

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Railway books have always been a way to distribute the very best photos, and share historical information and adventures recording the passing of steam. I have been fortunate to travel to many countries in search of steam, and know what it takes to get those all important shots.