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Sale 169P, Closing Date: 24 January 2014
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 1
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Lot 1 HARDBACK BOOK "American Railroad Manual". 720pp railway directory type publication showing history and maps of the railroad companies. Published by the American Railroad Manual Company in 1874. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 3451
Lot 2 SALWEY E.R. "Light Railways as a Practical Means of Exploration". Hardback, 109pp plus adverts, published by Spon in 1890. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1644
Lot 3 EARLY GUIDE BOOK "Panorama of Manchester and Railway Companion" published by J.Everett in 1834. 254pp plus fold out map, rebound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2799
Lot 4 DRAKE'S "Road Book of the Grand Junction Railway". Hardback with title in gold on front, 300pp including adverts, fold out map missing, circa 1837. Faults and annotations to front end pages, slight cover wear. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 533
Lot 5 MORTON & CO published hardback book "Illustrated & Descriptive Guide to the Great Railways of England". 392pp in clothbound covers with title in gold on front. Dated 1885. Spine faded. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1143
Lot 6 LIST & INDEX SOCIETY privately published hardback book "Volume 246 British Transport Historical Records Office Library 1694 - 1982". 493 typescript pages published 1991. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1644
Lot 7 TWO VOLUME work "The Railways of Great Britain - A Historical Atlas" by Colonel Michael H.Cobb. Green hardback covers in green slipcase, 600+pp, first edition published by Ian Allan in 2003. VGC. - Sold for £340 to bidder number 4739
Lot 8 LEWIN H.G: "Early British Railways - a short history of their origin & development 1801-1844". Hardback, 202pp plus fold out maps, published by LPC in 1925. Slight cover wear. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3771
Lot 9 CHAKRA N: "Terence Cuneo - The Railway Painter of The Century". Hardback with dust jacket and in slipcase. 160pp published by New Cavendish Books in 1990. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 10 HARDBACK BOOK "Modern Railway Signalling" by Tweedie & Lascelles. 257pp published by Gresham Publishing circa 1920s. Some cover wear. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 3567
Lot 11 SAM FAY: "A Royal Road - Being The History of the LSWR". Hardback, 138pp published 1883. Slight cover wear, a few pencil annotations. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1204
Lot 12 GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY official hardback publication "Per Rail" published 1913. 238pp, only one map present. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 3567
Lot 13 OUP published hardback book "Speeding North with the Royal Scot - a day in the life of a locomotive man" by Driver LA Earl. 152pp including list of loco names and line guide. Published in 1939. Plus The Times Newspaper published hardback book "LMS Railway Centenary". 199pp published 1938. Wear and faults to dust jacket. (2) - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4960
Lot 14 BOUND VOLUME of "The Railway Engineer -a monthly review". Volume VI dated 1885. 356pp plus several fold out diagrams in modern part leather bound hardback covers. Good condition. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 1291
Lot 15 WIENER L "Passenger Tickets". Hardback, 300+pp published by The Railway Gazette circa 1940s. Some cover wear. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1581
Lot 16 RAYNAR WILSON H: "Mechanical Railway Signalling". Hardback, 193pp, second edition published by The Railway Engineer circa 1910. Some spine wear. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1291
Lot 17 HARDBACK BOOK "Modern Railway Signalling" by Tweedie & Lascelles, 259pp published by Blackie & Sons in 1925. Covers rubbed and spine a little worn. Some foxing. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 864
Lot 18 American Technical Society published HARDBACK BOOK "Cyclopedia of Engineering" volume 3 containing railway related sections. 503pp published 1915. - This item was not sold.
Lot 19 THE RAILWAY NEWS. Bound volume of "The Jubilee of the Railway News 1864 - 1914". 400+pp bound, maintaining original card covers, into green clothbound hardback covers with title on spine. Wear and faults to original covers. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4960
Total number of Lots in General Books 1: 19.
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