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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 18 July 2014
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Lot 1 General Books 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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.
Lot 19 General Books 2: CASSELL published booklet "The London, Chatham and Dover Railway". Paperback, 38pp plus adverts, published 1897. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 249.
Lot 20 General Books 2: CASSELL'S official guide to the SE&CR. Red clothbound hardback illustrated covers showing Canterbury Cathedral. 434pp plus adverts and many fold-out maps, 7th edition dated 1909. Bindings a little loose but generally good. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2796.