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Sale 158P, Closing Date: 14 June 2013
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 1
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Lot 1 POTTER GWJ: "A History of the Whitby & Pickering Railway". 81pp plus plates, second edition published by LPC in 1906. Rebound into later hardback covers. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 3551
Lot 2 WARREN J.G.H: "A Century of Locomotive Building by Robert Stephenson & Co 1823-1923". Hardback, 461pp published by Robert Reid & Co 1923. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1168
Lot 3 HARDBACK BOOK "Two Essays in Early Locomotive History" by Dendy Marshall. 120pp published by LPC in 1928. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 3936
Lot 4 ROSCOE T "The London and Birmingham Railway". 196pp plus fold out map in hardback covers with title in gold on spine. Published by Charles Tilt circa 1839. Covers bumped, faults to spine. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 1217
Lot 5 ROSCOE T "The Book of the Grand Junction Railway". 154pp plus fold out map, bound into modern hardback covers. Published by Orr & Co in 1839. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 1217
Lot 6 FREELING'S London and Birmingham Railway Companion. Pocket sized, 202pp plus adverts and fold out map. Published by Whittaker and Co circa 1830s. Covers worn, faults and tape repairs to map. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2799
Lot 7 LOCOMOTIVES AND RAILWAYS. 3 bound volumes of Heywood published "Locomotives and Railways" magazine. Volumes 1 (1900), 2 (1901), 3 (1902). Each in hardback, non-uniform bindings with title in gold on the front or spine. Good condition. (3) - This item was not sold.
Lot 8 LEATHER BOUND PRESENTATION COPY of "Steam on the Sierra" by Peter Allen & Robert Wheeler. Hardback with title in gilt on the spine, 203pp published by Cleaver-Hume Press in 1960. Fly leaf dedication by Peter Allen to Margaret Pattison who prepared the manuscript. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 2052
Lot 9 EAST AFRICAN RAILWAYS AND HARBOURS published hardback book "Permanent Way. The Story of the Kenya and Uganda Railway" by MF Hill. 582pp published 1949. Plus volume 2 covering the story of the Tanganyika Railways. 295pp published 1957. Both bound into modern matching hardback covers with title in gold on spine. (2) - Sold for £110 to bidder number 3451
Lot 10 BENNETT A.R: "The Chronicles of Boulton's Siding". Hardback, 272pp published by LPC in 1927. Covers worn and very faded. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 11 ELECTRIC RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS - THEIR CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION by Philip Dawson. Hardback, part leather bound covers, 677pp plus adverts, published by "Engineering" in 1897. Covers slightly worn and rubbed. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1642
Lot 12 WIENER L: "Articulated Locomotives". Hardback, 628pp published by Constable in 1930. Covers a little rubbed and bumped. - This item was not sold.
Lot 13 HARDBACK BOOK with dust jacket "Canals, Barges and People" by John O'Connor. 96pp published by Art and Technics in 1950. Minor wear to jacket otherwise good. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 287
Lot 14 HARDBACK BOOK with dust jacket "The Iron Sherpa" by Terry Martin. 367pp volume 1, the history of the Darjeeling railway, published by Rail Romances in 2006. VGC. - This item was not sold.
Lot 15 HARDBACK BOOK "The Great Western Collection" by the Guild of Railway Artists. 186pp published by Guild Publishing in 1985. Majority of the colour plates signed by the artists. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 16 CUNEO T: "The Railway Paintings of Terence Cuneo". Softback, 128pp published by New Cavendish in 1984. Signed by Cuneo. Plus related items including photo of signing session. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 2421
Total number of Lots in General Books 1: 16.
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