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Sale 203P, Closing Date: 11 December 2015
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 1
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Lot 1 CLARK DK volumes 1 - 4 of "The Steam Engine - Treatise on Steam Engines and Boilers". 1400pp in total, published by Blackie & Sons in 1890. (4) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 2 JOHN FOWLER & CO published album "Photographs of Main Line and Narrow Gauge Locomotives Manufactured by John Fowler & Co". Lavish, landscape format hardback book with title in gold on front. Contains 28 B&W plates showing company locomotives. Appears circa 1890s. Covers rubbed, contents OK. - Sold for £170 to bidder number 246
Lot 3 BRADSHAW'S "Guide through the City of Edinburgh and its Vicinity". Red, clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 79pp plus plates and fold out map (detached). Dated 1848. Minor wear, good for age. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 4743
Lot 4 FAIRLIE R.F: "The Battle of The Gauges Renewed". Hardback, 147pp published by Effingham Wilson in 1872. Bindings loose, some wear. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1644
Lot 5 DIONYSIUS LARDNER "The Steam Engine Familiarly Explained and Illustrated". 391pp, 6th edition published by Taylor and Walton in 1836. Re-bound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 2028
Lot 6 LPC published hardback book "Kitsons of Leeds 1837-1937" by Edwin Kitson Clark. 185pp published circa 1939. Covers bumped, some foxing. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1301
Lot 7 PM KALLA-BISHOP "Tandem Compound Locomotives - a historic review". 70pp bound into later hardback covers, published by the author in 1949. - This item was not sold.
Lot 8 PHILLIPSON E.A: "The Steam Locomotive in Traffic". Hardback with dust jacket, 252pp published by LPC in 1949. Slightly faded spine. - This item was not sold.
Lot 9 STRETTON C.E: "The History of The Midland Railway". Hardback, 358pp published by Methven in 1901. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4732
Lot 10 HEBER S. "By the New Mountain Railway Kristiania - Bergen to the Fjords". Hardback, landscape format, 40pp, circa 1910s. Text in English. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 11 RAILWAY GAZETTE published six-part work "Railway Posters and the War". 200+pp illustrated guide to posters published by the wartime Railway Executive 1939-43, bound into hardback covers. VGC. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 4128
Lot 12 BALDWIN LOCOMOTIVE CO published hardback book "History of the Baldwin Locomotive Works 1831 to 1923". 210pp illustrated history published in 1923. Covers bumped. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2154
Lot 13 NORTH BRITISH STATION HOTEL souvenir book "Old & New Edinburgh". Green hardback, clothbound covers with coat of arms and title in black and gold on front. 90pp plus adverts and fold-out map. Produced for the opening of the hotel by the North British Railway in October 1902. Small marks to covers. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1143
Lot 14 HARDBACK BOOK "The Story of McAlpine Steam Locomotives 1869-1965 with list of contracts" by JB Latham. 310pp with dust jacket, published by the author in 1993. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 3021
Lot 15 MORTON H.V. "The Land of the Vikings". Orange, hardback covers, 109pp with illustrations by Frank Mason, published by Clay & Sons in 1928. - This item was not sold.
Lot 16 DELL LEIGH "Cameos of Three Counties". Orange, hardback covers, 168pp with illustrations by Frank Mason, published by Clay & Sons in 1928. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1204
Lot 17 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 and wear to covers. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1644
Lot 18 GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY official hardback publication "Per Rail" published 1913. 238pp plus two fold out maps (one missing). Covers rubbed. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1600
Lot 19 HARDBACK BOOK "The McAlpine System of Reinforced Concrete Tunnel Lining". 100pp published 1935. Ex library, water staining to top edge. - This item was not sold.
Lot 20 MACLEAN J.S. "The Newcastle & Carlisle Railway 1825 - 1862". Hardback with dust jacket, 121pp published by Robinson & Co in 1948. Inscription on front end page. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 414
Lot 21 WIENER L "Passenger Tickets". Hardback, 300+pp published by The Railway Gazette circa 1940s. - This item was not sold.
Lot 22 YOUNG R: "Timothy Hackworth and the Locomotive". Hardback, no dust jacket, 406pp published by LPC in 1923. Spine wear. - This item was not sold.
Lot 23 BENNETT A.R: "The Chronicles of Boulton's Siding". Hardback, 272pp published by LPC in 1927. Covers and spine very faded. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1426
Lot 24 LIVESEY RM "Rolling Stock of the Principal Irish Narrow Gauge Railways". Published paper of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, dated 30th July 1912. Paperback, 54pp plus plates. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1301
Lot 25 EDITH K HARPER "A Cornish Giant - Richard Trevithick: father of the locomotive engine". Paperback, 61pp published by Spon in 1913. - This item was not sold.
Lot 26 REED B. "Diesel Locomotives and Railcars". Paperback, 190pp plus index and adverts, published by LPC circa late 1930s. Spine wear, owners name on front. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 3021
Lot 27 GRANT LOCOMOTIVE WORKS. 1971 limited edition reprint of the 1871 Grant Locomotive Works catalogue. Hardback, 150+pp, signed by the author. - This item was not sold.
Lot 28 PAPERBACK BOOKLET "Kinnaber, or the Great Railway Race of 1895" by W.J. Scott. 46pp published by Kegan Paul in 1895. Spine taped. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 2799
Lot 29 PIKE R. "Railway Adventures and Anecdotes". Hardback, 296pp published by Hamilton, Adams & Co in 1884. Ex library. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 2799
Lot 30 HARDBACK BOOK "Archiv fur Eisenbahnwesen". 1536pp in part leather bound covers, published in Berlin in 1905. Covers rubbed, ex library. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1644
Lot 31 HARDBACK BOOK with dust jacket "Rail Gun" by Batchelor & Hogg. 60pp published by the author in 1973. - This item was not sold.
Lot 32 BOYLE'S "Birmingham and Wolverhampton Railway Guide". Paperback, 26pp plus adverts, dated June 1850. Covers worn, edge chips, fragile. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 4667
Lot 33 FREELING'S Grand Junction Railway Companion. Pocket sized, 192pp plus adverts, no fold out map. Published by Whittaker and Co in 1838. Slight cover wear. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 4667
Lot 34 PARRY'S RAILWAY COMPANION from Chester to Holyhead and guide to Dublin. Clothbound boards with title in gold on front. 158pp plus fold out map, dated 1848. Front and back covers detached. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4743
Total number of Lots in General Books 1: 34.
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