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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 19 June 2015
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Lot 21 General Books 1: CORNISH'S "Guide and Companion to the Grand Junction and Liverpool and Manchester Railways". Pocket sized, 172pp, no map, second edition published 1837. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 22 General Books 1: COGHLAN'S "Iron Road Book and Railway Companion on a journey from London to Birmingham". Pocket sized, green card covers, 106pp published by Baily in 1838. Spine poor, contents loose. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 23 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "Steam" published by Babcock & Wilcox Co. in 1907. 182pp relating the generation and use of steam with particular reference to company products. Sixth British edition, good condition. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820.
Lot 24 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "Facts and Figures principally relating to Railways and Commerce" by Samuel Salt. 152pp published by Bradshaw and Blacklock in 1848. Covers faded and a little worn, contents OK. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 7309.
Lot 25 General Books 1: DENDY MARSHALL CF: "A History of British Railways Down to the Year 1830". Hardback with dust jacket, 246pp published by OUP in 1938. Wear to dust jacket. Some foxing. Paul Edwards library label inside cover. Plus Locomotive Magazine Souvenir Issue No.26 Spanish edition containing 32 black and white plates showing Superheater company products. Circa 1912. Wear to covers. (2) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1154.
Lot 26 General Books 1: CLAY CROSS COMPANY LTD published hardback book "A Hundred Years of Enterprise" produced to celebrate the centenary of the company in 1937. 52pp, illustrated history of a company with strong railway connections. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 246.
Lot 27 General Books 1: LEE C. E. "The Evolution of Railways". Hardback, 64pp, published by The Railway Gazette in 1937. - This item was not sold.
Lot 28 General Books 1: LEE C. E. "Narrow-Gauge Railways in North Wales". Hardback, 136pp, published by The Railway Publishing Co in 1945. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1154.
Lot 29 General Books 1: PAPERBACK BOOKLET "The South Wales and Bristol Direct Railway" by William Biggar. 16pp reprint of an article in the Contractors' Chronicle published 1898. Covers worn. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 30 General Books 2: CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GWR dated 1885. Paperback edition with illustrated covers showing locations on the railway, 372pp plus adverts and fold-out maps. Covers worn, bindings very loose. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 31 General Books 2: CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE MIDLAND RAILWAY dated 1909. Red clothbound hardback covers showing St.Pancras station, 464pp plus fold-out maps. Covers very worn. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 843.
Lot 32 General Books 2: BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1873. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 544pp plus fold out map (torn). - Sold for £85 to bidder number 7309.
Lot 33 General Books 2: SENTINEL WAGGON WORKS publication "A National Matter" by S.E. Alley. Dusty card covers, 32pp. Booklet arguing for more frequent train services. Published May 1932. Very rusty staples. - This item was not sold.
Lot 34 General Books 2: HARDBACK BOOK "Compound and Superheating in Horwich Locomotives" by George Hughes. 108pp paper dated March 1910, bound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 321.
Lot 35 General Books 2: MORTON'S ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE GWR. Yellow paperback covers with illustration of Paddington station on front. 32pp, undated, covers detached. Plus similar GNR edition showing King's Cross on cover. 32pp plus adverts, dated 1879. Spine poor, cover detached. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 36 General Books 2: BOUND paper No.473 "Locomotive Frames" by ES Cox dated 1947. 118pp bound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 321.
Lot 37 General Books 2: BOUND paper No.3023 "Evolution of the Locomotive Engine" by William Prime Marshall dated 1898. 74pp plus fold out diagram, bound into modern hardback covers. - This item was not sold.
Lot 38 General Books 2: SOUTHWOLD RAILWAY. "A Memorandum on the Southwold Railway addressed to the Minister of War Transport". 16pp confidential report containing suggestions for the re-opening of the railway to help the war effort. Produced by Ronald Shepherd - Light Railway Engineer. Dated September 1941. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 3068.
Lot 39 General Books 2: PAPERBACK BOOKLET "Los Caminos De Hierro Todo Los Tipos De Locomotoras". 48pp detailing loco types. Published in Madrid circa 1950s. - This item was not sold.
Lot 40 General Books 2: LNWR. Leather bound hardback book "Epitome of Special Acts affecting the London & North Western Railway 1895 to 1899". 600+pp, covers rubbed, spine and end pages replaced. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 1426.