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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 14 June 2013
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Lot 1 General Books 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: WIENER L: "Articulated Locomotives". Hardback, 628pp published by Constable in 1930. Covers a little rubbed and bumped. - This item was not sold.
Lot 13 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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.
Lot 17 General Books 2: MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the South Eastern Railway. 140+pp in blue coloured hardback covers with company coat of arms in gold on front. Dated 1853. Good condition for age. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 249.
Lot 18 General Books 2: CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE LBSCR. Blue card covers, 98pp abridged version dated 1896. Spine taped, covers a little worn. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 249.
Lot 19 General Books 2: OLIVER & AIREY RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS 1892. Hardback covers with title on front. 400+pp, covers bumped and faded, some spine loss. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 3938.
Lot 20 General Books 2: PAPERBACK BOOKLET "Railway Traveller's Walk Through Cambridge". Illustrated covers, 136pp guide book plus adverts, published by Metcalfe & Sons in 1873. Spine faults. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1144.