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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 13 February 2015
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Lot 1 General Books 1: BRADSHAW'S HANDBOOK section 3 detailing towns in the English Midlands & North West and various parts of Scotland. 172pp plus several fold out maps, circa 1865. Good for age. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 2 General Books 1: BRADSHAW'S ILLUSTRATED HANDBOOK TO PARIS AND ITS ENVIRONS. Hardback with title in gold on front, 88pp plus adverts. Dated 1875. No map, bindings very loose. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 861.
Lot 3 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 £130 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 4 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "Memoir of the Life of Sir Marc Isambard Brunel" by Richard Beamish. 359pp published by Longman, Green in 1862. Restoration to front end pages, covers bumped. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 599.
Lot 5 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "The Life of Joseph Locke Civil Engineer" by Joseph Devey". 365pp published by Richard Bentley in 1862. Restoration to covers and end pages. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1307.
Lot 6 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "The Story of McAlpine Steam Locomotives 1869-1965 with list of contracts" by JB Latham. 310pp, complete with dust jacket, published by the author in 1993. Minor wear to dust jacket. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 7 General Books 1: DENDY MARSHALL D.F: "A History of The Southern Railway". Hardback with worn dust jacket, 708pp published by the Southern Railway in 1936. Some wear to jacket. Plus complete set of photocopied revisions and corrections by Clinker and Turner. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1307.
Lot 8 General Books 1: HAMILTON-ELLIS C: "Highland Engines and their Work". Hardback, 117pp published by LPC in 1930. Covers bumped, library plate inside cover. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1307.
Lot 9 General Books 1: PAPERBACK BOOKLET "Matthew Murray - Pioneer Engineer - Records from 1765-1826" edited by E. Kilburn Scott. 132pp published by E Jowett in 1928. Good condition. - This item was not sold.
Lot 10 General Books 1: BETT W.H. "The Theory of Fare Collection on Railways and Tramways". Hardback, 64pp plus plates, published by Railway World Ltd in 1945. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1307.
Lot 11 General Books 1: LEWIN H "The Railway Mania and its Aftermath". Hardback, 483pp plus fold-out maps, published by Railway Gazette in 1936. Spine faded, faults to some maps. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820.
Lot 12 General Books 1: AHRONS EL "The British Steam Locomotive 1825-1925". Hardback, 391pp, published by LPC in 1927. Spine faded. - This item was not sold.
Lot 13 General Books 1: COUNTRY LIFE published hardback book "Old Euston". 70pp account of the beginning of the L&BR and Euston station. Published for the LMS in 1938. No dust jacket, covers rubbed. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 298.
Lot 14 General Books 1: ALLEN R. published "Nottingham and Derby Railway Companion". Paperback, 140pp including adverts, dated 1839. Bindings poor, detached pages - Sold for £65 to bidder number 1291.
Lot 15 General Books 1: ALLEN R. Published "Midland Counties Railway Companion". Worn hardback covers, 300+pp, dated 1840. Spine restoration. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 3771.
Lot 16 General Books 1: MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the GER. 800+pp in hardback covers with title in gold on front. Dated 1865. Covers detached, spine poor, very worn condition. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 979.
Lot 17 General Books 1: MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the B&ER, North & South Devon Railway, Cornwall and South Wales Railways. 248pp dated 1860. Bound into later hardback covers. Ex library. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 18 General Books 1: CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GWR dated 1912. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms, 490pp plus fold-out maps. Spine faded, bindings very loose. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 2276.
Lot 19 General Books 1: CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE LBSCR dated 1893. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms, 320pp plus adverts and fold-out maps. Spine faded. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 249.
Lot 20 General Books 1: J.MEAD published "Illustrated Guide to the London and Dover Railway". Card covers, 100+pp published 1844. Spine missing, covers detached, some detached pages. Would benefit from rebinding. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143.