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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 11 December 2015
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Lot 1 General Books 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 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 and wear to covers. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 18 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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.