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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 18 October 2013
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Lot 21 General Books 1: GNR booklet "Itinerary of the Great Northern Railway from London to York" by Charles Mackie. Illustrated paperback covers showing drawing of King's Cross station, 122pp plus adverts and fold out map, published by Truscott circa 1850s. Covers dusty. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 4738.
Lot 22 General Books 2: WYLD'S LONDON AND BIRMINGHAM, MANCHESTER & LIVERPOOL RAILWAY GUIDE dated 1838. Pocket sized hardback book with title in gold on the front, 179pp plus map (detached). - Sold for £35.00 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 23 General Books 2: EARLY BOOKLET "Liverpool and Manchester Railway Travelling with an account of the times of departure and arrival of the different trains, etc". 12pp published by Blacklock & Co in 1831. Bound into modern card covers for protection. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 2320.
Lot 24 General Books 2: J.MEAD published "Illustrated Guide to the London and Dover Railway". Card covers, 100+pp published circa 1840s. A little spine wear but generally good for age. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 249.
Lot 25 General Books 2: PAPERBACK booklet "London and Brighton Railroad with a description of the line, stations, termini, etc, also a Brighton Guide". Blue paperback covers, 56pp circa 1841. Some wear, spine taped. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 249.
Lot 26 General Books 2: HARDBACK BOOK "A Guide to the Newcastle and Berwick Railway" by George Bouchier Richardson. 84pp plus fold out map, published by M.A. Richardson circa 1840. Covers rubbed, generally good condition. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 4738.
Lot 27 General Books 2: TEBBUTT'S "Guide to the North Midland, Midland Counties and London & Birmingham Railways". Red card covers, 122pp plus fold out map, published 1842. Slight staining to covers, otherwise OK. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 1291.
Lot 28 General Books 2: POCKET SIZED booklet "Handbook to the Newcastle & Carlisle Railway with a visit to the Roman Wall" by H.U.S. Illustrated card covers, 85pp published 1851. Spine loss. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 414.
Lot 29 General Books 2: DRAKE'S "Road Book of the Sheffield and Rotherham Railway". Hardback with title in gold on front, 74pp plus adverts, published by Haywood and Moore in 1840. Covers detached. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1282.
Lot 30 General Books 2: ALLEN R. published "The North Midland Railway Guide". Smaller sized, 20pp plus fold out map, bound into later hardback covers. Circa 1841. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 31 General Books 2: EASTERN COUNTIES RAILWAY "Illustrated Guide". Green paperback covers, 64pp, published by Truscott in 1851. Vertical fold and a little worn. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 979.
Lot 32 General Books 2: CORNISH'S "Guide and Companion to the Grand Junction and Liverpool and Manchester Railways". Pocket sized, 216pp plus fold out map, third edition published 1838. Good condition. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 33 General Books 2: ORLANDO HODGSON published guide book "The Great Western Railway and Windsor Guide". Green paperback covers, 48pp plus fold out map. Circa 1840s. Very worn/poor. Some staining, front cover detached. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 34 General Books 2: COGHLAN'S "Iron Road Book and Railway Companion from London to Birmingham". Pocket sized, 104pp, second edition published by Baily in 1838. Rebound into modern hardback covers. Paul Edwards library label at front. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 35 General Books 2: PAPERBACK BOOKLET "Bidder and Fox on the Great Central Railway Extension". 77pp plus fold out diagrams, published by the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1900. Covers creased. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 36 General Books 2: ALLEN R. published "Midland Counties Railway Companion". 300+pp bound into modern hardback covers. Dated 1840. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1291.
Lot 37 General Books 2: WYLD'S LONDON AND SOUTHAMPTON RAILWAY guide circa 1830s. Pocket sized hardback book, 200pp, maps mostly missing, those remaining are poor and with loss. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 38 General Books 2: WYLD'S GREAT WESTERN, CHELTENHAM AND GREAT WESTERN AND BRISTOL AND EXETER RAILWAY guide dated 1839. Pocket sized hardback book, 284pp plus maps. Some wear, faults to maps. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 458.
Lot 39 General Books 2: McCORMICK & GEMMELL published "Guide to the Glasgow & Ayrshire Railway with descriptions of the Glasgow and Edinburgh and Glasgow and Greenock Railways to Ayr and its Environs and to the Land of Burns". Hardback, clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 110pp plus fold out maps. Dated 1841. Spine repaired, some foxing. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 40 General Books 2: PARRY'S RAILWAY COMPANION from Chester to Holyhead. Green clothbound boards with title and small illustration of loco and train on front. 154pp plus adverts and fold out map, dated 1848. Covers loose, map very poor, some restoration needed. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2799.