Books

Browse our range of books from amusing tales and memories to superb nostalgic photos of a bygone era there's something to suit all ages.

Reflections of Living Steam

A book of stunning photos of road and agricultural steam engines, photographed around 60 years ago by Barry J Finch, of engines both on the road…

£12.95

Ploughing Engines at Work

First published in 1962 as a small booklet, ‘Ploughing Engines at Work’ has been revised into a larger edition – A4 landscape, 76 pages with…

£7.95

Regular Price: £11.95

Squirrels, Nuts & Flying Rivets

The hilarious story of the rebuild of Richard ‘Turbo’ Vincent’s Foden steam wagon No. 11414 Freddie.

£7.95

Sybil’s Hut

A lovely book on the history of the Coombe Bissett Steam Plough Works and the shepherd’s huts they made. Also the restoration of the…

£21.15

My Ladies – Bless them for my awakening

A varied and enchanted life told by a man who has been a Sea Captain, Explosives Expert, owner of a Naturist Club and eventually a trained Psychic.…

£6.75

The American Steam Traction Engine

Volume One of Maurice Kelly's definitive work on the development of the American Traction Engine. 148 pages. Softback A4 size. Well…

£4.75

Winifred Goes To America

The second book in the series is the true story of a little quarry engine that is sold and travels to America. Follow her amazing adventure across…

£3.75

Regular Price: £4.75

Winifred Comes Home

The third book in the series is a sequel to Winifred Goes To America and it tells how she was discovered and brought home.

£3.75

Regular Price: £4.75

Alice and Friends activity book

A fun, full colour, 32 page book with puzzles, rhymes, cartoons, and games to keep you all amused and see how much you know about engines!

£3.75

Reflections of a Timeless Passion

Poetic reflections, not only on steam engines, but the people who work or play with them and the places where they go or are kept. Engines, both…

£3.95

Memories of Steam Rallying

The long lost third part of the Jack Hampshire story.

£7.75

Hazy Days of Living Steam

A colour photo book of the steam rally scene in the 1990s, written by the editor of Vintage Spirit.

£2.50

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Package Deals

Barry Finch Books Bundle

Bring back memories of a bygone time with two books of outstanding photographs by well-known photographer Barry J Finch taken through the 1950s and…

£17.95

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