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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 18 October 2013
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Lot 41 General Books 2: LIZARS "Guide to the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Paisley, Greenock and Ayr Railways". Pocket sized paperback booklet, 42pp plus engravings and map, circa 1850s. Good condition. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1133.
Lot 42 General Books 2: AMERICAN LINE hardback book "Illustrated & Descriptive Guide to the Great Railways of England". Red clothbound covers with title in ornate gold design on front. 392pp Morton's guide to the major railway companies. Circa 1880s. Some wear to covers. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 43 General Books 2: PAPERBACK BOOKLET "Particulars of the Grand Suspension Bridge erected over the Straits of Menai" by Dr.Pring. 40pp plus fold out illustration of bridge. Published by the North Wales Chronicle in 1830. Good condition. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 44 General Books 2: LUMSDEN & SONS "Steam Boat Companion or Stranger's Guide to the Western Isles & Highlands of Scotland". Leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 280pp plus fold out maps, published 1831. Covers rubbed, some foxing. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 4738.
Lot 45 General Books 2: BEMROSE & SONS published "South Western Railway Panoramic Guide". Foolscap sized, 54pp "Along the Line" type guide with fold-out map. Circa 1874. Disbound, covers missing. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1138.
Lot 46 General Books 2: Four part PAPERBACK BOOKLETS "The Railway Herald Locomotive Album" parts 1 - 4. Each 24pp containing photographs and technical details of the major locomotives of the day, both here and abroad. Dated 1897. Spine split and covers detached on parts 3 & 4. (4) - This item was not sold.
Lot 47 General Books 2: BARRY RAILWAY COMPANY publication "History of the Barry Railway Company 1884 -1921". Hardback, leather bound covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front, 130pp plus fold-out map, published in 1923. Spine rubbed, otherwise good. - Sold for £100 to bidder number 2583.
Lot 48 General Books 2: LNWR "Roll of Honour" book of Company Servants who Lost Their Lives During The Great War. Hardback, landscape format with title and coat of arms on front in gold. 60+pp listing those lost in the war and those awarded gallantry medals. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 287.
Lot 49 General Books 2: NORTH BRITISH STATION HOTEL souvenir book "Old & New Edinburgh". Green hardback, clothbound covers with coat of arms and title in black and gold on front. 90pp plus adverts and fold-out map. Produced for the opening of the hotel by the North British Railway in October 1902. Covers marked and rubbed. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 820.
Lot 50 General Books 2: LNWR, CR and GNSR Royal Train notices for the same journey from Windsor to Ballater on 22nd and 23rd May 1890. Each foolscap sized, 1 - 4pp. All with punch holes, last example laid on card. (3) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1950.
Lot 51 General Books 2: LMS copies of correspondence relating to the working of various royal trains in 1945. Approx 20 pages. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1172.
Lot 52 General Books 2: GNR circular No.17701a re royal train for the king and queen from Dalkeith to King's Cross on 15th May 1903. 1pp, folded. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 4270.
Lot 53 General Books 2: PAPERBACK BOOKLET "Weardale Railway Centenary 1847 - 1947" by Sydney Walton. Coloured pictorial covers, 24pp illustrated history, published locally in 1947. Edge wear to covers. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 4169.
Lot 54 General Books 2: BRADSHAW'S HANDBOOK section 3 detailing towns in the English Midlands & North West and various parts of Scotland. Hardback, 100pp plus several fold out maps, circa 1870s. Covers worn, spine missing causing bindings to be very loose with rear cover nearly detached. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 881.
Lot 55 General Books 2: BRADSHAW'S HANDBOOK section 4 detailing towns in Ireland and Scotland. Illustrated paperback covers, 118pp plus adverts and several fold out maps, circa 1870s. Covers worn, spine very poor, rear cover detached. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 56 General Books 2: BRADSHAW'S "Plans of the Most Important Cities and Towns of Continental Europe". Paperback covers containing 28 maps. Circa 1890s. Faults to covers. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 4270.
Lot 57 General Books 2: DIRECTOR'S REPORTS. Ledger type bound volume containing director's reports and accounts for approx 31 Irish, Scottish and English companies for year ending December 1916. 150+pp in part leather bound hardback covers. Spine missing causing covers to be detached. Contents OK. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 820.
Lot 58 General Books 2: DIRECTOR'S REPORTS. Ledger type bound volume containing director's reports and accounts for approx 27 Irish, Scottish and English companies for year ending December 1918. 100+pp in part leather bound hardback covers. Spine loss, covers loose. Contents OK. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 820.
Lot 59 General Books 2: DIRECTOR'S REPORTS. Approx 26 director's reports and accounts for 26 English and Scottish companies for year ending December 1925. 150+pp originally in hardback covers but bindings detached causing sections to be separated. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 820.
Lot 60 General Books 2: Two NSR ledger type bound volumes of hand written minutes of the Traffic Committee. Each 100+ pages covering part of the 1890s and 1900s. (2) - Sold for £210 to bidder number 246.