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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 17 October 2014
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Lot 41 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "Hundred Years of Pakistan Railway" by MBK Malik. 226pp published by the Ministry of Railways and Communications in 1962. Dust jacket poor. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 414.
Lot 42 General Books 2: CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GER dated 1892. Red and yellow card covers showing landmarks. 404pp plus adverts and fold-out maps. Spine missing causing covers to be detached. Bindings very loose. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1285.
Lot 43 General Books 2: TUCK'S RAILWAY SHAREHOLDER'S MANUAL. Third edition dated 1845. Clothbound hardback covers with title on front, 118pp. Good condition. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 44 General Books 2: BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1918. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 694pp plus fold out map. Bindings loose and repaired. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 7318.
Lot 45 General Books 2: BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1922. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 686pp plus fold out maps. Covers detached. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 7318.
Lot 46 General Books 2: NORTH BRITISH STATION HOTEL souvenir book "Old & New Edinburgh". Maroon hardback, clothbound covers with coat of arms and title in black and gold on front. 90pp plus adverts. Produced for the opening of the hotel by the North British Railway in October 1902. Covers rubbed on corners, no map. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 652.
Lot 47 General Books 2: LOCOMOTIVE MAGAZINE SOUVENIR ISSUE No.28 "Barclay Locomotives" containing 32 black and white plates showing company products. Circa 1912. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 7318.
Lot 48 General Books 2: SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY "General Statement of the Position and Projects of the Company 1845-46". 45pp plus fold out map, clothbound hardback book with title in gold on front, published by the company in 1845. Spine faded and a little worn. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 49 General Books 2: SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY "Supplementary Notice of Special Traffic" No.73 re special train for HRH Prince of Wales from Charing Cross to Dover on October 4th 1890. 1pp, foolscap sized, folded and with fold tears & wear. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 249.
Lot 50 General Books 2: LEDGER type hardback book containing 229 pages of handwritten details listing Midland Railway locomotives. Shows loco types, dates and technical details. Possibly official. Covers poor, spine taped, contents good condition. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 356.
Lot 51 General Books 2: LT&SR publication "General Instructions Relating to Merchandise Traffic". Green, clothbound hardback covers with title stamped into front. 64pp dated July 1899. Cover wear, contents OK. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 356.
Lot 52 General Books 2: LBSCR specification document for a six wheeled coupled goods engine and tender. Foolscap sized, blue paper, interleaved with plain paper showing many notes and amendments. Document annotated. Dated 1872. Plus 10pp general description document. (2) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3732.
Lot 53 General Books 2: GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY Locomotive Department booklet "Valves and Pistons". Landscape format containing 8 diagrams of the various positions of pistons, etc. Plus 2pp of information dated 1896. Covers creased and very poor. Contents OK. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 321.
Lot 54 General Books 2: GNR agreement between the SECR and the GNR re running over each others lines. Part leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on the front. 28pp dated 1911. Covers very worn, spine missing, some damp staining. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 55 General Books 2: LNWR. Leather bound hardback book "Epitome of Special Acts affecting the London & North Western Railway 1891 to 1894". 600+pp, covers rubbed, spine and end pages replaced. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 1426.
Lot 56 General Books 2: LNWR landscape format booklet "Wagon Stock 1903". Over 100 pages of diagrams in clothbound, hardback covers. Covers very poor and damp stained, bindings very loose, some detached pages. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 4739.
Lot 57 General Books 2: Six paperback booklets re LNWR Engines, many compiled and published by C.Williams. Includes "List of all Named Engines 1907", similar 1911, supplements etc. Some very worn/poor. (6) - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 58 General Books 2: NER internal document "Notes on the consolidation of the several ordinary stocks of the North Eastern Railway into one stock". 35 pages in hand written style, dated 1869. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 59 General Books 2: NER ledger type hardback book "Circulars of a Permanent Character issued by the General Superintendent". 100+ circulars issued 1910s - 20s, laid to paper. Poor condition, no spine or rear cover. Plus similar Passenger Manager issued instructions. No spine, covers detached. Ex Stanhope and St.John's Wear Valley line. (2) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 60 General Books 2: GN&GE JOINT COMMITTEE bound volume of minutes of officers' conferences. Foolscap sized, hardback covers, 200+pp covering the period from 1900 to 1902. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1122.