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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 14 June 2013
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Lot 21 General Books 2: Institute of Civil Engineers published PAPERBACK BOOKLET "The Liverpool Overhead Railway" by Greathead & Fox and "The Electrical Equipment of the Liverpool Overhead Railway" by Parker. 36pp plus fold out diagrams, dated 1894. Several pencil annotations. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 22 General Books 2: EDWARD BAKER (Birmingham) "The Railway Handbook". 100+pp catalogue of early railway books. Clothbound hardback covers with title and train vignette in gold on front. Circa early 1900s. VGC. - This item was not sold.
Lot 23 General Books 2: NEWCOMEN SOCIETY transaction excerpt from volume 30 "George Jackson Churchward, Chief Mechanical Engineer, Great Western Railway" by Sir William Stanier. Card covers, 12pp plus plates, dated 1955. Covers signed by Sir William Stanier. - Sold for £25 to bidder number 1426.
Lot 24 General Books 2: BEMROSE & SONS published "South Eastern Railway Panoramic Guide". Foolscap sized, 48pp "Along the Line" type guide with fold-out map. Circa 1874. Covers missing. - This item was not sold.
Lot 25 General Books 2: MORTON'S ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE METROPOLITAN RAILWAY. Pale yellow paperback covers with illustration of company crest and archway. 30pp plus adverts, dated 1880. Bound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1581.
Lot 26 General Books 2: MIDLAND RAILWAY bound volume of tenders for work to be carried out for the company. Companywide locations, mostly for work on bridges. 300+pp dated early 1900s. Covers very poor, contents OK. Needs rebinding. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 701.
Lot 27 General Books 2: GWR foolscap sized ledger type book "Running Powers". 242pp showing running power agreements over other company's lines and their running powers over GWR lines. Most pages have small, RCH type diagrams of the lines in question. Dated May 1927. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 701.
Lot 28 General Books 2: GWR "Towns and Places to and from which the GWR carry goods from or to Birmingham, South Staffordshire and East Worcestershire". Hardback, red clothbound covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front, 100pp plus fold-out map. Covers worn and stained, bindings loose. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 29 General Books 2: LBSCR hardback book "Suggested Questions for the Use of Officers When Examining Staff Engaged in the Traffic Department". Clothbound hardback covers, 77pp dated 1919. Covers dusty and bindings a little loose. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1133.
Lot 30 General Books 2: LBSCR "Table of Distances" dated November 1881. Landscape format, 28pp of maps and tables. Very poor condition, especially covers, pages detached, maps incomplete. - This item was not sold.
Lot 31 General Books 2: GCR bound volume "Exchange of Traffic between Great Central and L&YR". Hardback, 28pp plus 5 fold out diagrams showing details of junctions and sidings. Dated June 1913. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 32 General Books 2: MANCHESTER SHEFFIELD & LINCOLNSHIRE RAILWAY "Rent Roll". Ledger type leather bound hardback book, 65 pages, approx 15 used to record details of property rented out by the company. Covers rubbed. - This item was not sold.
Lot 33 General Books 2: NER & LYR AXHOLME JOINT RAILWAY (Hatfield Moor Extension Light Railway) "Book of Reference". Large sized 2pp book in part leather bound thick hardback covers, dated November 1909. Lists all the properties affected by the building of the railway. - This item was not sold.
Lot 34 General Books 2: Large LEDGER type book "Drayton Junction Railway Company Share Ledger". Ornate leather bound hardback covers, 500+pp with one page duly completed with information for 1864-66. Title in gold on front, good condition. - This item was not sold.
Lot 35 General Books 2: LNER ledger type volume of minutes of meetings of various committees in 1924. Includes Property, Stores, Steamships & Continental Traffic Committees. Foolscap sized, 300+ typescript pages in clothbound hardback covers. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 36 General Books 2: Large sized, 4 page, handwritten document detailing the evidence of I.K.BRUNEL in the SOUTH WALES RAILWAY BILL and the building of the railway in Milford Haven. Dated 1855. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 486.
Lot 37 General Books 2: SOUTH WALES RAILWAY COMPANY large sized, 50 page, handwritten document detailing the Neyland contract for the construction of company works. Undated, text only, no plans. - Sold for £240 to bidder number 486.
Lot 38 General Books 2: Large sized, 32 page, handwritten document detailing the evidence of Daniel Gooch before the Board of Trade in the arbitration between the GWR and the SOUTH WALES RAILWAY COMPANY. Dated 1858. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 486.
Lot 39 General Books 2: LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEER'S POCKET BOOK. Clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on spine, 378pp, published by LPC and dated 1929. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 4128.
Lot 40 General Books 2: HARDBACK BOOK "NER List of Engines". Part leather bound covers with title in gold on front. 50pp internal publication listing engines in service in 1911. Written amendments throughout. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1172.