We have been stockists of publications published by The Omnibus Society under a number of imprints since 2008.
The principal ones are the Provincial Historical Research Group (PHRG) and the London Historical Research Group (LHRG), both of which add new titles on a regular basis.
To purchase Omnibus Society publications isted as in stock you can buy the two latest titles below, or use either of the drop down boxes to buy another in-stock title. the Table further down or the online download sheet can help give you information about the books that have been published. Our posting of sold items are dealt with within two working days, or even next working day depending on time of paid order placed.
The very latest titles received from this quality publisher are as follows with drop down ‘Add to Cart’ boxes, and a full list thereafter;
London’s Buses Volume 3 – Country Area Independents 1919-1939 part 2
by Ken Blacker, Ron Lunn and Reg Westgate (only 36 years after volume 2 was published!).
This is a major work on London Bus history, and this volume covers independent operators in the former LT Country Area from Watford and Aylesbury south to Windsor and Slough.
512 pages 156mm x 248 mm hardback with dust jacket, ISBN 9781909091252
228 Black & white photos and 9 maps. Cover price £35.00 sent P&P included from this site.
Checking other sites, this book is NOT available at Amazon, Waterstones, Blackwells, and many others, all who seem to expect the buyer to wait while they buy from the publisher, and “dispatched within 4 weeks”. Buy now from an established bookseller and receive your book within just a few days.
They also served – Bus Route 410
is a history of London Bus Route 410 and other buses serving RAF Biggin Hill.
32 pages A5 with glazed card covers, black & white and colour photos, ISBN 9781909091269
Cover Price £5.00
£1.95 P&P will be addded at checkout on this publication being under our buyers purchase rate.
For an earlier title we have not taken to stock before;
Shades of Green, with a photographic history of Leatherhead Garage
By the London Historical Research Group imprint of The Omnibus Society, is an expanded version of the section of Rod Lucas’ 2006 Capital Transport book ‘Shades of Green and Red’ that covers his employment with London Country, and now includes a photographic history of Leatherhead Garage from 1925 to 1999.
Published in 2018
128 A4 pages with full colour throughout.
Order code: OS116
ISBN: 978 1 909091 16 0
Cover price £22 sent P&P included from this site.
For more titles, read the list of in-stock books by The Omnibus Society here OmnibusSociety2019.pdf as well as in the drop down lists below, and the table at the bottom of the page or use the order form on the latest catalogue and order by post.
|Stock titles Published to 2014|
|Stock titles Published 2015-19|
Here is a full list of the titles we have in stock for purchase, to BUY NOW use the drop down lists above. This is subject to change at any point, therefore we may decline or refund if you have missed the last OOP book. While current titles where we have just sold the last stock copy, these may take a bit longer to restock to post out, where you can either request a cancellation or wait after our response on your purchase.
|1994||OS754||LONDON’S FORGOTTEN BUS OPERATIONS – Public Motor Transport in Bedfordshire 1899-1919||9781901307548||£6.00|
|2001||OS761||Motor Omnibus Routes in London Volume 4 1915 - 1919||9780901307613||£9.95|
|2001||OS762||Vanguard - an important chapter in the early history of the London motorbus||9780901307629||£10.95|
|2001||OS757||Primrose of Leominster (J E Dunabin)||9780901307572||£6.95|
|2001||TFP-BCT||The Tickets of the Brighton Corporation Tramways||0901307580||£7.50|
|2001||TFP-TT||Unlimited Travel Tickets of the London Tramways 1925-1942||0901307602||£7.50|
|2002||OS759||Trams & Buses of the Great Cities in the 1880s (D S Giles)||9780901307590||£9.95|
|2003||OS768||Tocia: Buses of the Lleyn Peninsula (J E Dunabin)||9780901307688||£6.95|
|2004||OS764||Motor Omnibus Routes in London Volume 5 1920 - 1921||9780901307644||£8.50|
|2006||OS765||Motor Omnibus Routes in London Volume 7A 1924 - 1926||9780901307651||£16.50|
|2008||OS766||History of Birkenhead Municipal Undertaking (T B Maund)||9780901307661||£19.95|
|2009||OS770||North Warwickshire (P Hale)||9780901307705||£7.95|
|2010||OS773||London General's First 50 Years (Mitchell)||9780901307736||£17.95|
|2011||OS775||Pioneer Bus Services in South West Lancashire (T B Maund)||9780901307750||£19.95|
|2011||OS774||Motor Omnibus Routes in London Volume 8A 1927-1928||9780901307743||£18.5|
|2012||OS101||Area Agreements Territory and Ownership Patterns in the Bus Industry||9781909091016||£14.95|
|2012||OS776||North Yorkshire Independents (P Cardno)||9780901307767||£8.95|
|2012||OS102||Motor Omnibus Routes in London Volume 9A 1929-1930||9781909091023||£12.00|
|2013||OS105||A London Anthology 50 Years of LHRG||9781909091054||£8.00|
|2013||OS104||London Transport Second series bus bodies||9781909091047||£12.00|
|2013||OS103||Majestic - the Story of the BET Groups smallest Fleet||9781909091030||£6.90|
|2014||OS110||A History of Buses, Trams and Trolleybuses of Enfield and Edmunton||9781909091108||£10.00|
|2014-08||OS108||Westcliff-on-Sea Motor Services Limited||9781909091085||£14.95|
|2015||OS106||The Recollections of Henry Webb - The Life and times of an Edwardian busman||9781909091061||£14.95|
|2015||OS111||History of the Wallasey Corporation Motor Omnibus Undertaking (T B Maund)||9781909091115||£17.5|
|2016||OS114||London Bus and Underground Timetables (second edition)||9781909091146||£10.00|
|2016||OS119||The Express Express Omnibus Co (Durham) Ltd - Durham District Services||9781909091191||£14.5|
|2016-08||OS107||THE CHARTHAM BUS - MEMOIR OF A KENT INDEPENDENT||9781909091078||£8.95|
|2016||OS115||Buses in Brentwood A brief history by Chris Stewart (Reduced)||9781909091153||£4.00|
|2017||OS121||THE BRUTONIAN STORY: A SOMERSET INDEPDENDENT||9781909091214||£14.50|
|2019||OS126||They also served Bus Route 410 - RAF Biggin Hill||9781909091269||£5.00|
|2019-10||OS125||London's Buses Vol 3: Country Independents 1919-1939 - Part Two||9781909091252||£35.00|
We also sell some of the titles published by the Omnibus Society at the auction site eBay, however due to the numerous fees for that format, books bought direct from us will be at more favorable prices, post paid, or from our stall. Some books we also donate to the Omnibus Society charity via ebay