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I Tried to Run a Railway

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Product description

I Tried to Run a Railway
by G. F. Fiennes (General Manager, Eastern Region, British Railways)

Hardback with Dust Jacket. Black textured paper binding with silver effect lettering on spine. Smooth matte inside pages with glossy monochrome illustration plates.
Dust jacket in good condition but with slight shelfwear along the top edge and small areas of slight discolouration. Binding in good condition but with slight Inside pages in very good condition but with areas of slight discolouration to the endpapers and paste downs.

Information from the dust jacket:

"Some people have in their lives the fun - or the misfortune, according to taste - of Farce hovering above their heads, and alighting suddenly to make nonsense of their most logical actions. Gerard Fiennes has chosen to regard his lot as fun from the time when he said 'snap to the first employer who offered me a job, the L.N.E.R.' to the present when he is Chairman and General Manager of a railway with a turnover of over £130m. a year. 'I Tried to Run a Railway' is, of course, about railwaymen; for they run railways. It is also a little about what happens when non-railwaymen try."

Item details

Author(s):
Fiennes, G. F.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
9.5" x 6.5"
Edition:
1967
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
139
Publisher:
Ian Allan Ltd.
Title:
I Tried to Run a Railway

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I Tried to Run a Railway
by G. F. Fiennes (General Manager, Eastern Region, British Railways)

Hardback with Dust Jacket. Black textured paper binding with silver effect lettering on spine. Smooth matte inside pages with glossy monochrome illustration plates.
Dust jacket in good condition but with slight shelfwear along the top edge and small areas of slight discolouration. Binding in good condition but with slight Inside pages in very good condition but with areas of slight discolouration to the endpapers and paste downs.

Information from the dust jacket:

"Some people have in their lives the fun - or the misfortune, according to taste - of Farce hovering above their heads, and alighting suddenly to make nonsense of their most logical actions. Gerard Fiennes has chosen to regard his lot as fun from the time when he said 'snap to the first employer who offered me a job, the L.N.E.R.' to the present when he is Chairman and General Manager of a railway with a turnover of over £130m. a year. 'I Tried to Run a Railway' is, of course, about railwaymen; for they run railways. It is also a little about what happens when non-railwaymen try."

Author(s):
Fiennes, G. F.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
9.5" x 6.5"
Edition:
1967
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
139
Publisher:
Ian Allan Ltd.
Title:
I Tried to Run a Railway

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