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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 17 October 2014
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Lot 61 General Books 2: METROPOLITAN RAILWAY publication "Description of the Thompson-Houston Multiple Unit Control Equipment and the British Westinghouse Multiple Unit Pneumatic Control System". Card covers, 68pp dated July 1913. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4736.
Lot 62 General Books 2: LNER foolscap size hardback book "List of Works (other than railways) With the Acts of Parliament Authorising Them". Blue clothbound covers, 113pp, dated 1930. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 63 General Books 2: LMS Northern Division landscape format booklet "Diagrams & Numbers of Locomotives". 132 blueprint type diagrams in clothbound covers with title in gold on front. Circa 1920s. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1250.
Lot 64 General Books 2: LMS SCHOOL OF TRANSPORT published reference book "Salesmanship". Hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. 377pp published 1938. Plus similar "Passenger Station Working", "Cartage", "Goods Station Working". (4) - This item was not sold.
Lot 65 General Books 2: LMS folder containing Midland Railway papers and diagrams illustrating a proposed idea to centralise management rather the decentralised system in operation. Dated 1918. - Sold for £320 to bidder number 271.
Lot 66 General Books 2: LMS booklet "Reorganisation of the Motive Power Department". Maroon card covers, 27pp plus fold out diagrams, reprinted from Railway Gazette article in April 1937. - This item was not sold.
Lot 67 General Books 2: Ledger type, part leather bound volume of minutes of the evidence in the case involving sparks being thrown from a LSWR loco setting fire to stubble. Includes evidence from several loco engineers including Drummond. 150+pp dated 1901. Covers rubbed. - This item was not sold.
Lot 68 General Books 2: Ledger type, part leather bound volume of evidence to the Royal Commission on automatic couplings. 400pp dated 1899. Some contemporary annotations. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 1291.
Lot 69 General Books 2: BOARD OF TRADE report on the schemes for extending railway communication in the south of Ireland. Foolscap sized, 8pp plus fold out map. Dated 1845. Spine taped. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 7512.
Lot 70 General Books 2: SR Naming Ceremony Brochure for "Merchant Navy" class loco "Elders & Fyffes" at Waterloo station on 5th July 1945. Pictorial 4pp leaflet showing photo view of loco on front. Opens to show details of the loco class with history of the shipping company on rear. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 1098.
Lot 71 General Books 2: Seven GWR circulars and audit office notices relating to the issue of tickets. Dated 1860s & 70s. (7) - This item was not sold.
Lot 72 General Books 2: INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS programme for the visit to Crewe Works, June 1899. Brown print, 4pp with loco illustration on front. Opens to show map of works with programme of route for the visit on the rear. Folded, small edge tears. - This item was not sold.
Lot 73 General Books 2: FILE of correspondence between the LNER, SR and the Pullman Car Company re stock and operations. Dated 1933 - 1935. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 74 General Books 2: LMS folder relating to the Royal Train journey from Perth to Euston on September 15th & 16th 1938. Card folder with royal crown in red and title on front. Contains typed notes of operational details, royal train notice, timetable, route map and diagram of coach arrangements. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1172.
Lot 75 General Books 2: BR(S) Royal Train notice No.10 re train for the President of the Ivory Coast from Southampton Docks to Victoria on 4th June 1962. 4pp, slight foxing. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 624.
Lot 76 General Books 2: BR(S) Royal Train notice No.444 re train from Victoria to Tattenham Corner on 2nd and 4th June 1954 and Chessington South to Waterloo on 2nd June 1954. 6pp. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2004.
Lot 77 General Books 2: L&YR official booklet "List of Towns & Places from and to which the L&YR Convey Goods through their Liverpool Stations". Hardback with title in gold on front, 77pp plus maps (one poor), dated 1893. Fading to spine and edges of cover. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3937.
Lot 78 General Books 2: L&YR booklet "List of Towns & Places from and to which the L&YR Convey Goods from or to their Bradford Station". Hardback 110pp, dated 1877. Slight cover wear. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3937.
Lot 79 General Books 2: L&YR specification for a single screw steamship. Card covers, 57pp interspersed with blank pages, dated 1905. Heavily annotated and altered. Covers detached. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3572.
Lot 80 General Books 2: LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY Loco Superintendent's Office "Illustrated List of Weights of Bogie Engines and Tenders. 20 locomotives built by Kitson & Co. Leeds". Foolscap sized, hardback, part leather bound with title in gold on front. Approx 40pp of lists and illustrations of parts of locomotive Nos. 863 - 882. Dated 1885. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1133.