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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 13 February 2015
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Lot 21 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "A Guide to the Newcastle and Berwick Railway" by George Bouchier Richardson. 84pp plus fold out map, published by M.A. Richardson circa 1840. Rebound into modern thick card covers. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 2861.
Lot 22 General Books 1: BELCHER H. "Whitby & Pickering Railway - The Stranger's Guide for a Summer Day's Excursion from Scarborough to Pickering and thence by the Railway to Whitby". Plain card covers, 30pp, published by Theakston in 1843. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 2028.
Lot 23 General Books 1: LUMSDEN & SONS "Steam Boat Companion or Stranger's Guide to the Western Isles & Highlands of Scotland". Leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 114pp plus fold out maps, published 1820. Covers rubbed, good for age. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1409.
Lot 24 General Books 1: R GROOMBRIDGE published "Handbook for Travellers Along The London and Birmingham Railway with 25 Wood Engravings". 152pp in clothbound covers with title plate attached to front. Book based on the work by Roscoe. Dated 1840. Worn, rear end pages replaced, title plate rubbed. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 25 General Books 1: R GROOMBRIDGE published "Handbook for Travellers Along The Grand Junction Railway from London to Birmingham, Liverpool & Manchester". 84pp plus cab fares section and fold out map. Undated, circa 1830s. Bindings loose. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 3156.
Lot 26 General Books 1: COGHLAN'S IRON ROAD BOOK AND LONDON, BIRMINGHAM & LIVERPOOL RAILWAY COMPANION. Pocket sized, 180pp published by Baily in 1838. Covers bumped but generally good condition. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 27 General Books 1: WYLD'S "South Western London And Southampton Railway Guide" circa 1840s. Pocket sized hardback book, 200pp, most maps missing. Cover wear. - This item was not sold.
Lot 28 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. Covers rubbed. - This item was not sold.
Lot 29 General Books 1: LNWR "Roll of Honour" book of "Company Servants who Lost Their Lives During The Great War". Hardback, landscape format with title and coat of arms on front in gold. 60+pp listing those lost in the war and those awarded gallantry medals. Cover bumped, library label inside front cover. Plus SLS published booklet "Highland Railway and its Constituents and Successors 1855 - 1955". (2) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 376.
Lot 30 General Books 1: NER publication "The Road to the North: Halts by the Wayside" by Frank Nash. Hardback, 152pp plus adverts and fold out map. Dated May 1903. Covers worn, bindings very loose with detached pages, tear to map. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2276.
Lot 31 General Books 1: RAILWAY TIMES. Bound volume of The Railway Times, volume 17 dated 1854. 1000+pp in modern hardback covers. Restoration to a few pages at the front. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 1291.
Lot 32 General Books 1: RAILWAY TIMES. Bound volume of The Railway Times, volume 26 dated 1863. 1000+pp in modern hardback covers. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 1291.
Lot 33 General Books 1: ORIENT LINE 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. Dated 1887-8 edition. Covers faded and worn, contents OK. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 34 General Books 1: ENGLISH ELECTRIC COMPANY official publication "War Diary of the English Electric Company Ltd March 1938 - August 1945". Illustrated hardback covers, 255pp, covers dusty. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4283.
Lot 35 General Books 1: RAILWAY GAZETTE published paperback booklet "Building the Inner Circle Railway". 32pp photo illustrated history, published 1946. - This item was not sold.
Lot 36 General Books 2: OLIVER & AIREY RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS 1895. Hardback covers with title on front. 412pp plus adverts, covers very worn/poor, contents OK. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 37 General Books 2: THE RAILWAY & COMMERCIAL GAZETTEER 9th edition dated 1881. Hardback, clothbound covers, 568pp, covers worn. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 459.
Lot 38 General Books 2: SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY MAGAZINE issue No.4 from volume 1. Illustrated paperback covers, 20pp dated July 1915. Some foxing. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 3511.
Lot 39 General Books 2: HARDBACK BOOK "Tourist's Guide to Suffolk" by J.E. Taylor. 180pp including adverts plus fold out map. Published by Edward Stanford in 1887. Describes railway, river and road excursions. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 3068.
Lot 40 General Books 2: MOGG E "Pocket Itinerary of the Direct and Cross Roads of England & Wales, etc". Illustrated card covers, 400+pp plus fold-out map (torn). Dated 1826. Spine taped, good for age. - This item was not sold.