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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 19 June 2015
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Lot 1 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "Geology of the Hull & Barnsley Railway" by E.C. Cole. 60pp plus plates privately published by MC Peck & Sons in 1886. Slight rubbing to edges of covers otherwise good condition. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 414.
Lot 2 General Books 1: BRADSHAW'S "Descriptive Guide to the Caledonian Railway, the City of Carlisle and the Celebrated Falls of the Clyde". Maroon clothbound covers with title in gold on front , 46pp dated 1848. No map. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 3 General Books 1: BRADSHAW'S "Itinerary of Great Britain". Maroon clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 172pp plus map in rear pocket, lists places in Britain and their railway connections. Dated 1876. Covers a little worn but generally good for age. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 4 General Books 1: BRADSHAW'S "Table of the Gradients to Bradshaw's Map of the Railways of Great Britain". Shows lengths, levels and gradients of all the principal railways. Cloth bound hardback covers with title in gold on front. Dated 1839. Minor cover wear, good for age. - Sold for £240 to bidder number 3771.
Lot 5 General Books 1: TWO VOLUME work "The Railways of Great Britain - A Historical Atlas" by Colonel Michael H.Cobb. Green hardback covers in green slipcase, 600+pp, first edition published by Ian Allan in 2003. Good condition. - Sold for £170 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 6 General Books 1: STEEL WILFRED L "The History of the LNWR". Hardback, clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 502pp, published by Railway & Travel Monthly in 1914. Marking to edge of covers. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 864.
Lot 7 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "The Story of McAlpine Steam Locomotives 1869-1965 with list of contracts" by JB Latham. 310pp, no dust jacket, published by the author in 1993. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2617.
Lot 8 General Books 1: WAYNER R.J. "Pullman and Private Car Pictorial". Softback covers, 100+ photo illustrated pages showing Pullman Cars and other railway carriages in America. Published by the author in the 1970s. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 9 General Books 1: SEKON GA: "A History of The Great Western Railway being the Story of the Broad Gauge". Hardback, 373pp published by Digby, Long & Co. in 1895. Annotations to front end page, slight cover wear. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 10 General Books 1: WIENER L "Passenger Tickets". Hardback, 300+pp published by The Railway Gazette circa 1940s. Rebound into modern covers. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 3068.
Lot 11 General Books 1: TWO VOLUME SET "Railway Machinery: A Treatise on The Mechanical Engineering of Railways Etc". by Daniel Kinnear Clark. Vol. 1 (the text) and vol. 2 (plates) in large sized, later red clothbound hardback covers. Second edition published by Blackie & Son circa 1861. A little worm damage to bottom corner of some plates. Some foxing. (2) - Sold for £380 to bidder number 246.
Lot 12 General Books 1: TREDGOLD: "The Principles and Practice and Explanation of the Machinery of Locomotive Engines". Large volume with many plates, published 1850 by John Weale. Restoration to spine, some foxing to plates. - Sold for £260 to bidder number 7695.
Lot 13 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "Locomotive Running Shed Practice" by HC Webster. 222pp published by OUP in 1947. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 2677.
Lot 14 General Books 1: NER. Bound volume of the North Eastern Railway Magazine, Vol.1 1911 in official red bindings with loco illustration on front. Minor wear. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 632.
Lot 15 General Books 1: NER. Two bound volumes of the North Eastern Railway Magazine, Vol.5 1915 in official red bindings with loco illustration on front and Vol.12 1922 in unofficial bindings. Some wear to covers. (2) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 353.
Lot 16 General Books 1: TEBBUTT'S "Guide to the North Midland, Midland Counties and London & Birmingham Railways". Green card covers, 122pp plus fold out map and timetable, published 1841. Some wear to covers, contents good condition. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 17 General Books 1: FREELING'S London and Birmingham Railway Companion. Pocket sized, 202pp plus adverts and fold out map. Published by Whittaker and Co circa 1830s. Covers bumped, contents loose. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 18 General Books 1: WYLD'S "South Western London And Southampton Railway Guide" circa 1840s. Pocket sized hardback book, 200pp plus fold out map. Covers faded. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 4738.
Lot 19 General Books 1: WYLD'S "Great Western, Cheltenham and Great Western and Bristol and Exeter Railway" guide dated 1839. Pocket sized hardback book, 284pp plus maps. Faults to covers and contents, bindings loose. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 3752.
Lot 20 General Books 1: DRAKE'S "Road Book of the Grand Junction Railway". Hardback with title in gold on front, 147pp plus plates, adverts and fold-out map, second edition dated September 1838. Minor spine wear. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4743.