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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 11 September 2015
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Lot 21 General Books 1: BRADSHAW'S "Paris Guide". Card covers with coloured artwork, 98pp dated 1855. No map. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 22 General Books 1: BRADSHAW'S "Descriptive Guide to the Caledonian Railway, the City of Carlisle and the Celebrated Falls of the Clyde". Yellow card covers, 46pp plus fold out map, dated 1848. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 23 General Books 1: BRADSHAW'S "Plans of the Most Important Cities and Towns of Continental Europe". Paperback covers containing 298 maps. Dated 1914. Wear to covers. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 24 General Books 1: BOUND VOLUME of "South Western Railway Magazine". Volume VII containing January to December issues for 1921. 192pp plus adverts in hardback clothbound covers. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 7792.
Lot 25 General Books 1: GER. Two bound volumes of the Great Eastern Railway Magazine, Vol.15 1925 and Vol.16 1926. Unofficial, non-matching bindings. (2) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1409.
Lot 26 General Books 1: EDINBURGH AND DALKEITH RAILWAY booklet of parliamentary acts relating to the railway. Paperback, 161pp, 'printed for the use of the company' in 1835. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3752.
Lot 27 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "Railroadiana". Guide to areas in the vicinity of the London & Birmingham Railway. Published by Simpkin Marshall in 1838. 216pp plus map in front pocket. Spine restored, end pages replaced. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 28 General Books 1: ROSCOE T "The London and Birmingham Railway". 196pp plus fold out map in hardback covers with title in gold on spine. Published by Charles Tilt circa 1839. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 979.
Lot 29 General Books 1: ALLEN R. published "Midland Counties Railway Companion". Very worn hardback covers, 300+pp plus one fold out map, dated 1840. Some staining. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 30 General Books 1: ALLEN R. Published "Midland Railway Companion". Paperback, 72pp plus plates, circa 1840s. Spine taped. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 31 General Books 1: BLACK'S "Iron Highway from London to Edinburgh and Glasgow". Card covers, 36pp plus adverts and fold out map, published 1850. Covers faded. Ex Paul Edwards library. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 3752.
Lot 32 General Books 1: R GROOMBRIDGE published "Handbook for Travellers Along The London and Birmingham Railway with 25 Wood Engravings". 146pp plus fold out map in clothbound covers with title plate attached to front. Book based on the work by Roscoe. Circa 1840. Restoration to spine and front end pages, title plate scuffed. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 3752.
Lot 33 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. Covers very worn, contents OK. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 3771.
Lot 34 General Books 1: COGHLAN'S "Steam Packet and Coast Companion". Clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 250pp published by Hughes circa 1838. Minor spine wear. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 35 General Books 1: CORNISH'S "Grand Junction and Liverpool and Manchester Railway Companion". Pocket sized, 172pp plus fold out map and faretable (torn). Second edition published 1837. Cover wear. - Sold for £180 to bidder number 3752.
Lot 36 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 maps, second edition dated September 1838. Minor wear. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 37 General Books 1: DRAKE'S "Road Book of the Nottingham & Derby and Derby & Birmingham Railways". Green paperback covers, 60pp plus fold-out map, circa 1840. Bindings removed causing separated sections and detached pages. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 3771.
Lot 38 General Books 1: WYLD'S "London and Birmingham Railway Guide" dated 1838. Pocket sized hardback book with title in gold on the front, 179pp plus fold out map. Good for age. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 3752.
Lot 39 General Books 2: CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GNR dated 1909. Red clothbound hardback covers showing illustration of York Minster, 454pp plus fold-out maps. Some fading and wear to spine, tears to some maps. - This item was not sold.
Lot 40 General Books 2: CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GWR dated 1884. Plain red clothbound hardback covers, 372pp plus fold-out maps. Good condition. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 458.