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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 11 September 2015
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Lot 1 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "The Vulcan Locomotive Works 1830 - 1930". 122pp published by LPC in the 1930s. Covers rubbed, bindings loose. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 657.
Lot 2 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK with dust jacket "Each A Glimpse" by Colin Gifford. Published by Ian Allan in 1970. Plus similar follow up album "and Gone Forever" published 1994. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 820.
Lot 3 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. Fading to spines and slipcase, front end pages creased, slight wear. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 701.
Lot 4 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. Some wear and rubbing to edge of covers. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 5 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "Fifty Years on the London & North Western Railway" by David Stevenson. 153pp published by McCorquodale in 1891. Some wear to covers. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 6 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. Front end page loose, covers rubbed. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 7 General Books 1: LEWIN H.G: "Early British Railways - a short history of their origin & development 1801-1844". Hardback, 202pp plus fold out maps, published by LPC in 1925. Spine faded. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1291.
Lot 8 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "Two Essays in Early Locomotive History" by Dendy Marshall. 120pp published by LPC in 1928. Covers bumped. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1293.
Lot 9 General Books 1: SMILES S: "The Life of George Stephenson". 546pp published by John Murray in 1857. Part leather bound hardback covers (rubbed on spine and corners). - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 10 General Books 1: SAM FAY "A Royal Road - Being The History of the LSWR". Hardback, 138pp published 1882. - Sold for £170 to bidder number 3752.
Lot 11 General Books 1: LEE C.E. "Early Railways in Surrey". Hardback, 40pp, published by The Railway Gazette in 1944. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 3068.
Lot 12 General Books 1: TWO VOLUME work "Calculs des Pont Metalliques" by Leber and Bricka. Clothbound hardback covers with illustration in gold on front showing train on bridge. 249 and 84pp, published in Paris in 1899. Text in French. Details mathematical formulae and calculations for the building of metal bridges. Covers a little rubbed, generally OK. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 13 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "London and North Western Locomotives" by Cotterell & Wilkinson. 130pp in modern replacement hardback covers. Published by The Holland Company in 1899. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 14 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. Covers worn and marked. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 459.
Lot 15 General Books 1: RAILWAY GAZETTE publication "The Railways of Switzerland" issued in connection with the railway congress, Lucerne, June 1947. 64pp plus 88pp of adverts, bound into hardback covers. Small mark to covers, otherwise OK. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 16 General Books 1: EAST AFRICAN LITERATURE BUREAU published hardback book "Permanent Way. The Story of the Kenya and Uganda Railway" by MF Hill. Clothbound covers with illustrated dust jacket, 591pp 1976 reprint. Dust jacket very poor, covers bumped. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 453.
Lot 17 General Books 1: INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS published paperback booklet "English and American Locomotives in Japan" by FH Trevithick. 14pp published 1896. - This item was not sold.
Lot 18 General Books 1: Catalogue for the exhibition of CUNEO paintings at the Mall Galleries, London in June 1988. Landscape format, green card covers with name in gold on front, 40+pp fully illustrated guide to the paintings in the exhibition. - This item was not sold.
Lot 19 General Books 1: BRADSHAW'S "Handbook to the Manufacturing Districts of Great Britain". Green, clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 133pp plus plates, circa 1854. Covers Lancashire, Cheshire, Staffordshire and Warwickshire. Minor spine wear. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 861.
Lot 20 General Books 1: BRADSHAW'S "Handbook For Tourists in Great Britain & Ireland" - Section 2: Wales and areas east of Bristol to East Anglia. Illustrated paperback covers, 112pp plus adverts and fold out maps, dated 1877. Good condition for age. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 4743.