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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 18 April 2014
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Lot 21 General Books 1: BALDWIN LOCOMOTIVE CO published hardback book "History of the Baldwin Locomotive Works 1831 to 1923". 210pp illustrated history published in 1923. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 22 General Books 1: GAIRNS J.E. "Locomotive Compounding and Superheating". Hardback, 189pp plus adverts, published by Griffin in 1907. Covers rubbed. Plus "Bond's model engineering handbook". 151pp wartime edition dated March 1941. (2) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 3953.
Lot 23 General Books 1: Souvenir booklet, ticket and ticket holder issued to commemorate the opening of the MANCHESTER AIRPORT RAIL LINK in May 1993. Blue card case with title in silver on front, containing glossy coloured booklet. Good condition. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 652.
Lot 24 General Books 1: WIENER L "Passenger Tickets". Hardback, 300+pp published by The Railway Gazette circa 1940s. Some cover wear. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4731.
Lot 25 General Books 1: PAPERBACK BOOKLET "General Description of the Britannia and Conway Tubular Bridges of the Chester & Holyhead Railway" by Latimer Clark. 38pp plus 2 plates (one detached), published by Chapman & Hall in 1850. Front cover faded and partially detached. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 4738.
Lot 26 General Books 2: BOUND VOLUME of Morton's Guides covering various companies. 300+pp contained in part leather bound hardback covers. Circa 1880s. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 27 General Books 2: MORTON'S ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE SER. Cream coloured paperback covers with illustration of Charing Cross and Cannon Street stations. 30pp plus adverts, dated 1880. Disbound causing spine damage and separation of sections. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 28 General Books 2: LANDSCAPE FORMAT folder "Locomotives of the Great Central Railway - photographs and particulars". 100+ pages of handwritten technical details and B&W photo of each class. Updated to 1923. - Sold for £460 to bidder number 3938.
Lot 29 General Books 2: CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE LSWR dated 1912. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms on front, 454pp plus fold-out maps. Slight spine wear. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2796.
Lot 30 General Books 2: CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE LNWR dated 1912. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms in gold on front, 578pp plus fold-out maps. Annotation on cover, bindings loose. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3953.
Lot 31 General Books 2: CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GNR dated 1914. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms, 446pp plus fold-out maps (small tears to some). Good condition. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2796.
Lot 32 General Books 2: MOGG'S BRIGHTON RAILWAY AND BRIGHTON, SHOREHAM AND WORTHING GUIDE dated 1841. Yellow paperback covers, 26pp plus fold out map. Good condition for age. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 249.
Lot 33 General Books 2: "MOGG'S HANDBOOK FOR RAILWAY TRAVELLERS - LONDON & BIRMINGHAM GRAND JUNCTION AND OTHER RAILWAYS" by Edward Mogg. 232pp plus fold-out map, hardback with title in gold on front. Published by the author in 1839. Good condition. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 34 General Books 2: MOGG'S GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY AND WINDSOR, BATH & BRISTOL GUIDE dated 1841. Clothbound hardback covers with title on label on front, 48pp plus fold out map and timetable. Good condition for age. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 35 General Books 2: BRADSHAW'S GUIDE to through routes to the chief cities of the world. Red hardback covers with title in gold on the front. 666pp plus maps. Dated 1907. Minor cover wear, generally good. - Sold for £135 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 36 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. Covers detached, front end page missing. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 37 General Books 2: RAILWAY CHRONICLE "Travelling Charts" for the London - Brighton route. 12pp fold-out style showing features on route, folding into illustrated paperback covers. Circa 1850s. Cover wear. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1063.
Lot 38 General Books 2: IRISH RAILWAY CHARTS travelling chart for the Dublin - Killarney route. 12pp fold-out style showing features on route, folding into illustrated paperback covers. Circa 1850s. Cover loose. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 1293.
Lot 39 General Books 2: Select Committee report on the proposed ST.GEORGE'S HARBOUR AND RAILWAY COMPANY in North Wales. 53pp plus fold out plan and illustration. Dated 1836. Bound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 40 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 £90 to bidder number 864.