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Gretna – Britain’s Worst Railway Disaster (1915) – John Thomas – Secondhand Hardback Book 1st Edition 1969


Story of a railway troop ship train crashing at Gretna in 1915 killing 214 officers and men of 7th Royal Scots en route to Gallipoli. Illustrated with 32 plates, 5 maps, diagrams etc.

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Hardback book with red cloth covered boards and gilt lettering on spine. Protected by an illustrated paper dustcover which is showing some edge wear and yellowing with age. Inside the pages are slightly yellowed but unmarked and the binding is tight. There is a publishing error on the jacket blurb and the correction note is included.

Additional information

Dimensions 22 × 14.5 × 2 cm
Book Author

John Thomas

Book Format

Hard Back


Secondhand – Acceptable

First Published




Number of Pages



David & Charles

Subject Matter

Railways, Scotland

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