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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 17 October 2014
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Lot 1 General Books 1: TAIT AF: "Views of the Manchester & Leeds Railway". Large size part leather bound hardback book, 36pp including engravings. Published for the author by Bradshaw & Blacklock in 1845. A little wear to covers, end pages replaced, some foxing, generally good condition for age. A rare book. - Sold for £100 to bidder number 701.
Lot 2 General Books 1: 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. Some fading to spines otherwise good condition. - Sold for £420 to bidder number 290.
Lot 3 General Books 1: PRIESTLEY J. "Historical Account of Inland Navigation and Railroads of Great Britain". Hardback, 701pp plus index and fold out map, published by Longman in 1831. Good for age. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 4 General Books 1: CHURTON E: "The Railroad Book of England". Hardback, 590pp published by the author in 1851. Rebound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 5 General Books 1: LECOUNT P: "A Practical Treatise on Railways". 422pp plus several fold out plates, published by Adam & Charles in 1839. Possibly later rebinding, Paul Edwards bookplate inside front cover. - Sold for £100 to bidder number 1291.
Lot 6 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK: "The Car Builder's Dictionary". 500+pp published by The Railroad Gazette in 1879. Later rebinding, covers poor. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 7 General Books 1: DRUMMOND D. "Lectures on the Locomotive". Thick card covers, 243pp published by LPC in 1921. Some spine damage. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 1608.
Lot 8 General Books 1: MORTON & CO hardback book "Illustrated & Descriptive Guide to the Great Railways of England". Red clothbound covers with title in ornate gold design on front. 390pp Morton's guide to the major railway companies. Circa late 1880s. Cover wear, bindings a little loose. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 9 General Books 1: 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. Some fading to covers. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1250.
Lot 10 General Books 1: GASQUOINE CP: "The Story of The Cambrian". 157pp, published locally in 1922. Corners bumped. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 2410.
Lot 11 General Books 1: POTTER GWJ: "A History of the Whitby & Pickering Railway 1836 - 1906". Blue paperback covers, 81pp plus plates, published by LPC in 1906. Spine taped, covers a little faded. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4128.
Lot 12 General Books 1: MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the GNR, MR, MS&LR, etc. 800+pp in replacement hardback covers, dated 1861. Front end page missing, some wear and loose pages. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 3953.
Lot 13 General Books 1: MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the London & South Western Railway. 144pp plus fold out map. Bound into contemporary hardback covers along with 176pp guide to the Crystal Palace dated 1858. Good condition. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 249.
Lot 14 General Books 1: MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the North Western, Lancaster & Carlisle, Edinburgh & Glasgow and Caledonian Railways. 800+pp in hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine. Dated 1859. Covers restored. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 3953.
Lot 15 General Books 1: MEASOM'S Official Illustrated Guide to the Lancaster & Carlisle, North Western, Caledonian and Edinburgh & Glasgow railways. 800+pp dated 1859. Restoration to faded spine and covers. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 16 General Books 1: DENDY MARSHALL D.F: "Centenary History of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway". Hardback with title in gold on front, 192pp published by LPC in 1930. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1133.
Lot 17 General Books 1: RAILWAY TIMES. Bound volume of The Railway Times, volume 9 dated 1846. 1000+pp in part leather bound hardback covers (rubbed). - Sold for £280 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 18 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "Railways, Steamers & Telegraphs" by George Dodd. 326pp, published by Chambers in 1867. Some fading and wear to covers. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 19 General Books 1: HAMMOND R: "The Forth Bridge and It's Builders". Hardback, with dust jacket, 226pp published by Eyre & Spottiswoode in 1964. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 20 General Books 1: CHAKRA N: "Terence Cuneo - The Railway Painter of The Century". Hardback with dust jacket (no slipcase). 160pp published by New Cavendish Books in 1990. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 3451.