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Sale 179P, Closing Date: 18 July 2014
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 1
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Lot 1 HARDBACK BOOK "Guide to the Great Siberian Railway" published by the Ministry of Ways of Communication in St. Petersburg in 1900. 520pp illustrated guide to the railway. Covers bumped. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1644
Lot 2 MIDLAND RAILWAY hardback book "In Remembrance of the Brave Men of the Midland Railway who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1919". 72pp list of those lost. Covers very worn. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1644
Lot 3 BALDWIN LOCOMOTIVE WORKS published hardback book "The Story of Eddystone". 75pp illustrated history of the works, published 1928. wear to covers, bindings loose. - This item was not sold.
Lot 4 HARDBACK BOOK: "La Locomotive A Vapeur" by Andre Chapelon. English edition translated by George Carpenter. 631pp complete with illustrated dust jacket. Published by Camden Miniature Steam Services in 2000. VGC. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 632
Lot 5 HARDBACK BOOK "A New System of Heavy Goods Transport on Common Roads" by BJ Diplock. 116pp published by Longmans in 1902. Covers traction engine heavy haulage. Covers worn, binding a little loose. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 2799
Lot 6 HARDBACK BOOK "Locomotive Work" by the author of "British Railways" containing sections on the LBSCR, SER and LC&DR. 120pp in part leather bound covers, published by Cassell in 1896. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 249
Lot 7 DODSON & BELCHER "Scenery of The Whitby & Pickering Railway". Hardback, 115pp published by Longman in 1836. Restoration to spine, covers faded. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1143
Lot 8 HARDBACK BOOK "The South-Eastern Railway Manual". Clothbound covers with title and illustration of early locomotive in gold on front, 243pp guide to locations on or near the railway, published by Smith, Elder & Co in 1850. Good condition. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 2799
Lot 9 CORNISH'S "Guide and Companion to the Grand Junction and Liverpool and Manchester Railways". Pocket sized, 216pp plus maps (except Manchester Street plan), third edition published 1838. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1143
Lot 10 WYLD'S GREAT WESTERN, CHELTENHAM AND GREAT WESTERN AND BRISTOL AND EXETER RAILWAY guides dated 1839. Pocket sized hardback book, 284pp plus maps. Front end pages replaced, covers faded but generally good for age. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 7386
Lot 11 HARDBACK BOOK "Birmingham Railroad Guide". Clothbound covers with title and illustration of early locomotive in gold on front, 236pp plus plates and fold out diagrams. Third edition published by Joseph Thomas in 1839. Good condition. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 4743
Lot 12 LNWR. Leather bound hardback book "Epitome of Special Acts affecting the London & North Western Railway 1887 to 1890". 600+pp, covers rubbed, spine and end pages replaced. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1426
Lot 13 COTTERELL S. & WILKINSON G.H "LNWR Locomotives". 130pp published by The Holland Company in 1899. Covers worn with faded spine. - This item was not sold.
Lot 14 MERRELL published two volume production detailing the building of the Channel Tunnel high speed rail link. Each volume in photo illustrated hardback covers, one dealing with the people involved in the construction and the other dealing with the work. Each volume 200+pp published 2007, both contained in black cloth slipcase. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 3451
Lot 15 GOODEVE T.M: "Text Book on the Steam Engine". 300+pp published by Crosby, Lockwood & Sons in 1898. Ex library. Plus Reynolds "Engine Driving Life" and Stretton "The Locomotive and its Development". Covers rubbed and some wear. (3) - This item was not sold.
Lot 16 MACLEAN JS: "The Locomotives of the North Eastern Railway". Hardback, clothbound covers with title and illustration on front cover in gold. 142pp published by R Robinson & Co. circa 1906. - This item was not sold.
Lot 17 HARDBACK BOOK "The Ceylon Government Railway - descriptive and illustrated guide" by Henry W Cave. 240pp plus fold out map, published by Cassell in 1910. Wear and a little fading to edges of covers. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 7043
Lot 18 PAPERBACK BOOKLET "Lecture on the Proposed Lightning Express Railway between Liverpool and Manchester in 18 Minutes" by FB Behr. 21pp including illustrations. Dated 1900. Very worn. - This item was not sold.
Total number of Lots in General Books 1: 18.
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