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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 13 February 2015
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Lot 41 General Books 2: RAILWAY NEWS published booklets "Records of Railway Interests in the War - Parts 2, 3 and 4". Each 88 - 118pp account of the war effort published during the war years. Minor cover wear. (3) - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 42 General Books 2: OLDHAM W. "A Guide to Private Siding Problems, Railway Rates and Charges". Hardback, 90pp published by Industrial Transport Publications in 1930. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1122.
Lot 43 General Books 2: LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEER'S POCKET BOOK. Clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on spine, 356pp plus adverts, 41st edition published by LPC circa 1940. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2746.
Lot 44 General Books 2: MIDLAND RAILWAY bound volume of "Engineer's Report on the Private Bills in Parliament. Session 1910". Foolscap sized, hardback, clothbound covers with title in gold on front. 112pp including plans and diagrams. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 271.
Lot 45 General Books 2: L&YR bound volume of the proceedings of the 1912-13 sessions of the "Horwich Railway Mechanics' Institute Engineering and Scientific Club". 100+pp in clothbound hardback covers with title and coat of arms on front. Plus similar for the 1913-14 and 1914-16 sessions. (3) - This item was not sold.
Lot 46 General Books 2: L&YR "Passenger Train Time Book" from Birkdale station. 100+ pages listing train times in and out of the station, dated 1867. Bound into modern hardback covers with title in gold on front. VGC. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3937.
Lot 47 General Books 2: CALEDONIAN RAILWAY bound volume of contracts and specifications for various works in and around Glasgow Central station. 60+ pages including detailed costings in part leather bound, foolscap sized, hardback covers. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1183.
Lot 48 General Books 2: CALEDONIAN CANAL. Bound report of the commissioners into the building of the canal. Foolscap sized, part leather bound hardback covers, 77pp published 1804. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2686.
Lot 49 General Books 2: BOARD OF TRADE "Returns of Accidents and Casualties" during the year ending December 1896. Foolscap sized, 196pp, faults to covers. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1291.
Lot 50 General Books 2: SR large sized book of plans of "Standard Railway Equipment - Permanent Way". Paperback covers containing around 50 pages of plans showing track arrangements and equipment. Dated 1928. Folded, edge wear, well used condition. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 51 General Books 2: LMS Chief Operating Manager's Office booklet "Toton Down Sidings - Modernisation of the Hump Area, Introduction of Railway operation and Centralised Point Operation". Card covers, 8pp plus diagram, dated May 1939. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 4736.
Lot 52 General Books 2: GWR notice No.91 "Regulations for Working New Potato and Market Traffic from West Cornwall - season 1900". 14pp, very rusty staples. Plus six GWR wagon labels "Fish - Perishable Immediate from St.Ives". Unused. Plus a quantity of time book amendment sheets and associated memos from 1907. (Qty) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820.
Lot 53 General Books 2: GWR report "The Future of Paddington Station". Foolscap sized, hardback clothbound covers containing 52 typescript pages plus several fold out diagrams and plans. In depth analysis of the potential development and the benefits. Dated July 1928. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1154.
Lot 54 General Books 2: GWR large ledger type hardback book "Register of Staff". 400pp with handwritten details of staff including name, station, rank, salary, cautions and fines. Covers the period from 1920s to 60s. Appears to cover staff in the Devon and Cornwall area. Covers very worn, contents OK. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 55 General Books 2: Twenty GWR single page signalling notices from the 1930s and 40s. Various locations, minor faults to a few. (20) - Sold for £160 to bidder number 806.
Lot 56 General Books 2: GWR Chief Mechanical Engineer's Department, Swindon, internal report "The Running of 4-wheeled Vehicles in Fast Trains - Mathematical Investigation into the causes of derailment". Card covers, 40+ typescript pages and diagrams. Dated July 1944. Covers worn, contents OK. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2583.
Lot 57 General Books 2: GWR hardback booklet "Regulations for the Guidance of the Staff of the Office of the Superintendent of the Line". 18pp dated February 1926. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1133.
Lot 58 General Books 2: GWR circular No.3011 re alterations in names of stations, listing stations in South Wales, company ownership and new names. 1pp dated September 1926. Some marking, large tear. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 829.
Lot 59 General Books 2: LNER large sized landscape format book "Tank Engine Diagrams". 50+ diagrams in hardback, clothbound covers, dated 1944 with later additions and corrections. Covers very poor. Plus similar "Tender Engine Diagrams". Also with worn covers. (2) - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1133.
Lot 60 General Books 2: LNER spring binder containing minutes of the meetings of the passenger train sub-committee mostly dealing with ECML workings. 30+ typescript pages, dated 1936. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1172.