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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;

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OS123 Sittingbournes Forgotten Bus Operators

OS123 Sittingbournes Forgotten Bus Operators

Sittingbournes Forgotten Bus Operators, Jessops of Frinstead and others, by Clive Cheeseman £9.95

Another new book from the PHRG imprint of The Omnibus Society, hot on the heels of the previous title.
Paperback / softback, 64 pages, height x width: 210×148 mm, 32 photo illustrations plus maps and other items.

Author: Cheeseman, Clive
ISBN13: 9781909091238
Size/Format: A5 Portrait
Page Count: 64
Illustrations: 32, maps & timetables
Publication Date: 3 July 2020
Publisher: OMNIBUS SOCIETY – PHRG




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Buses on the A696 - Operations in North West Northumberland

Buses on the A696 – Operations in North West Northumberland

Buses on the A696 – Operations in North West Northumberland by Holding, David £10.95

A new book from the PHRG imprint of The Omnibus Society, written by well known author David Holding, using the material researched by the late CR Warn. This book covers a rural and little known corner of England, North West Northumberland. The A696 runs out from Newcastle into the area and has had many vehicles and services over the years. Operations, mostly independents, are described in detail with many photographs and a selection of timetables. There is even an unsolved murder mystery involving the daughter of one of the operators. 72 pages, 72 illustrations, 4 maps and timetables ISBN 978-1909091221




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London's Buses Volume 3 - Country Area Independents 1919-1939 part 2

London’s Buses Volume 3 – Country Area Independents 1919-1939 part 2

London’s Buses Volume 3 – Country Area Independents 1919-1939 part 2 £35 + P&P
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 and now sent at £2.90 UK P&P on 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.

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They also served - Bus Route 410

They also served – Bus Route 410

They also served – Bus Route 410

is a history book of London Bus Route 410 and other buses serving RAF Biggin Hill. £5

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 unless bought with another product.




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Shades of Green, with a photographic history of Leatherhead Garage

Shades of Green, with a photographic history of Leatherhead Garage

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.




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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.

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1994OS754LONDON’S FORGOTTEN BUS OPERATIONS – Public Motor Transport in Bedfordshire 1899-19199781901307548£6.00
2001OS761Motor Omnibus Routes in London Volume 4 1915 - 19199780901307613£9.95
2001OS762Vanguard - an important chapter in the early history of the London motorbus9780901307629£10.95
2001OS757Primrose of Leominster (J E Dunabin) 9780901307572£6.95
2001TFP-BCTThe Tickets of the Brighton Corporation Tramways0901307580£7.50
2001TFP-TTUnlimited Travel Tickets of the London Tramways 1925-19420901307602£7.50
2002OS759Trams & Buses of the Great Cities in the 1880s (D S Giles) 9780901307590£9.95
2003OS768Tocia: Buses of the Lleyn Peninsula (J E Dunabin) 9780901307688£6.95
2004OS764Motor Omnibus Routes in London Volume 5 1920 - 19219780901307644£8.50
2006OS765Motor Omnibus Routes in London Volume 7A 1924 - 19269780901307651£16.50
2008OS766History of Birkenhead Municipal Undertaking (T B Maund) 9780901307661£19.95
2009OS770North Warwickshire (P Hale) 9780901307705£7.95
2010OS773London General's First 50 Years (Mitchell)9780901307736£17.95
2011OS775Pioneer Bus Services in South West Lancashire (T B Maund)9780901307750£19.95
2011OS774Motor Omnibus Routes in London Volume 8A 1927-19289780901307743£18.5
2012OS101Area Agreements Territory and Ownership Patterns in the Bus Industry9781909091016£14.95
2012OS776North Yorkshire Independents (P Cardno)9780901307767£8.95
2012OS102Motor Omnibus Routes in London Volume 9A 1929-19309781909091023£12.00
2013OS105A London Anthology 50 Years of LHRG9781909091054£8.00
2013OS104London Transport Second series bus bodies9781909091047£12.00
2013OS103Majestic - the Story of the BET Groups smallest Fleet9781909091030£6.90
2014OS110A History of Buses, Trams and Trolleybuses of Enfield and Edmunton9781909091108£10.00
2014-08OS108Westcliff-on-Sea Motor Services Limited9781909091085£14.95
2015OS106The Recollections of Henry Webb - The Life and times of an Edwardian busman9781909091061£14.95
2015OS111History of the Wallasey Corporation Motor Omnibus Undertaking (T B Maund) 9781909091115£17.5
2016OS114London Bus and Underground Timetables (second edition)9781909091146£10.00
2016OS119The Express Express Omnibus Co (Durham) Ltd - Durham District Services9781909091191£14.5
2016-08OS107THE CHARTHAM BUS - MEMOIR OF A KENT INDEPENDENT9781909091078£8.95
2016OS115Buses in Brentwood A brief history by Chris Stewart (Reduced)9781909091153£4.00
2017OS121THE BRUTONIAN STORY: A SOMERSET INDEPDENDENT9781909091214£14.50
2018-10OS120ANTHOLOGY 1985-20109781909091207£10.95
2019OS126They also served Bus Route 410 - RAF Biggin Hill9781909091269£5.00
2019-10OS125London's Buses Vol 3: Country Independents 1919-1939 - Part Two9781909091252£35.00
2020-07OS122Buses on the A696 - Operations in North West Northumberland 9781909091221£10.95
2020-07OS123Sittingbournes Forgotten Bus Operators9781909091238£9.95

We also sell some of the titles published by the Omnibus Society books on third-party sites however when bought direct from us, total prices will be at more favorable prices, post paid as there are far less fees involved.


Aside from our printed Catalogue and lists on our own website, we have added all the New publications we keep on a site called Biblio.
This site lists all of the titles we carry as stockists and will include some of our ‘former owned’ books that are as equally in New condition.
This link takes you to www.Biblio.com where our stock listed from newest added.