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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 17 October 2014
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Lot 21 General Books 1: AHRONS EL "The British Steam Locomotive 1825-1925". Hardback, 391pp, published by LPC in 1927. - This item was not sold.
Lot 22 General Books 1: RAILWAY GAZETTE published booklet "The Scottish Railways: A Sketch of Their Growth and Recent Developments" by A Newlands. Card covers, 28pp published 1921. Faults to spine. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1608.
Lot 23 General Books 1: FELLOWS RB: "History of The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway". Hardback, 94pp published by Jennings in 1930. Spine faded. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 249.
Lot 24 General Books 1: MACNAB I. "A History and Description of the Isle of Man Railway". Hardback with dust jacket, 100pp published by Greenlake in 1945. Annotation inside front cover. - This item was not sold.
Lot 25 General Books 1: EDINBURGH AND GLASGOW JUNCTION RAILWAY published "Report of a Particular Survey of a Level of Line of Railway from the Garnkirk and Glasgow Railway by Cumbernauld to the Edinburgh and Glasgow Union Canal and to Falkirk". Paperback, 28pp plus fold out map, dated 1830. Some cover wear, vertical fold. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 26 General Books 1: PAPERBACK BOOKLET "A Report on the Cost and separate Advantages of a Ship Canal and of a Railway from Newcastle to Carlisle" published by the committee of enquiry in 1824. 21pp, spine taped, rear cover missing. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 27 General Books 1: INTERNATIONAL RAILWAY CONGRESS bound volume of paper by J.A.F.Aspinall "Express Locomotives". Leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on the front, 100+pp plus fold out diagrams and plates. Dated 1895. Edges rubbed. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 246.
Lot 28 General Books 1: ROSLING-BENNETT A "Historic Locomotives and Moving Accidents by Steam and Rail". Illustrated paperback covers, 15pp plus 10 plates by E.W. Twining, published by Cassell & Co in 1906. Bindings very loose, spine split, covers detached. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 246.
Lot 29 General Books 1: RAILWAY CHRONICLE "Travelling Charts" for the Basingstoke, Winchester and Southampton route. 12pp fold-out style showing features on route, laid on linen and bound into hardback covers with title in gold on front. OS map of the area also bound in. Circa 1880s. Faults to covers. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 30 General Books 1: Cassell published HARDBACK BOOK by the author of "British Railways" containing sections on the LBSCR, SER and LC&DR. 120pp in modern replacement clothbound covers, published 1897. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 31 General Books 1: PUNCH LIBRARY OF HUMOUR published "Mr. Punch's Railway Book". Hardback, 192pp, circa 1880s. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 3771.
Lot 32 General Books 1: LPC published hardback book "The Locomotives of the LBSCR 1903 - 1923" by Maskelyne. 156pp published 1928. Slight foxing, end pages replaced. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 4128.
Lot 33 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK: "Stokers and Pokers: Or, The LNWR and the Britannia and Conway Tubular Bridges". 224pp 5th edition published by John Murray in 1851. Good for age. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 34 General Books 1: WHITTAKER & CO published "Handbook of the Whitehaven and Furness Railway (Handbook of the West Cumberland Railways and the Lake District)" by John Linton. Hardback, 134pp plus fold out map, published 1852. Spine very poor, some damp staining, bindings very loose, tape repair to map. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 7318.
Lot 35 General Books 1: ILLINOIS. Large sized, leather bound book "Illinois Central Railroad Company Fiftieth Anniversary 1851 - 1901" by HB Roper. 100+ pages and plates. Covers rubbed and faded around edges, owners name on label inside front cover. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 36 General Books 1: WAYNER R.J. "Car Names and Consists". Softback covers, 204 typescript page guide to the names used on Pullman Cars and other railway carriages in America. Published by the author in 1963. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 37 General Books 1: Large size HARDBACK BOOK "Histoire de la Locomotion Terrestre les Chemins de Fer" by Charles Dollfus and Edgar de Geoffroy. 376pp fully illustrated quality publication detailing the chronological growth of the railways with some bias towards those of France. Text in French, published 1935. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4960.
Lot 38 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "The Railways of India" by Edward Davidson. 384pp plus fold out map, published by Spon in 1868. Slight wear to spine. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 881.
Lot 39 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "Indian Railways - One Hundred Years 1853-1953" by JN Sahni. 200pp published by the Ministry of Railways (India) in 1953. Dust jacket poor, corner wear to covers. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 246.
Lot 40 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "A Trip to the Land of Five Rivers via the North Western Railway". Illustrated clothbound covers, 73pp plus fold out map, published in Bombay in 1911. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 881.