The Hornby Book of Trains (1939-40)

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A copy of the softback The 1939-40 Hornby Book of Trains, complete.

The catalogue includes an insert slip, "Hornby Dublo / Revised Prices from 9th October, 1939", made necessary due to the outbreak of World War Two (1939-45)

Cover image

The issue features a painting by Bryan de Grineau of the Duchess of Atholl loco, LMS 6231, hauling a train at speed at night, in the rail, over a set of points.


60 pages, including covers

  • Standard Locomotives of the LMS
  • British Express Trains and their Names
  • Some Features of British Main Line Railways

Pages 13-51 are devoted to Hornby Trains catalogue material, including Hornby Dublo.