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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 11 March 2016
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Lot 1 General Books 1: LT&SR souvenir publication for the first turf cut of the Barking and Pitsea extension on October 11th 1883. Leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 50pp ornate publication, each page in lilac print with gold edging. Illustrated account of the undertaking with fold out map. Covers a little rubbed on corners otherwise good condition. - Sold for £280 to bidder number 356.
Lot 2 General Books 1: BRADSHAW'S "Handbook For Tourists in Great Britain & Ireland" - Section 3: Northern England. Illustrated paperback covers, 128pp plus adverts, dated 1877. Bindings very loose, spine damage, front cover detached. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 3 General Books 1: CHALMERS J. "The Channel Railway". 47pp plus fold out diagrams (small tears) in clothbound hardback covers, published by Spon in 1861. - This item was not sold.
Lot 4 General Books 1: BLACK'S "Iron Highway No.2 London to Edinburgh via Birmingham, York, Newcastle and Berwick". Clothbound card covers, 59pp plus adverts and fold out map, published 1850. Bindings loose. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 5 General Books 1: TEBBUTT'S "Guide or Companion to the Midland Counties Railway". 110pp plus adverts, bound into modern hardback covers, published 1840. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 6 General Books 1: ALLEN R. published "Midland Counties Railway Companion". Hardback covers, 300+pp plus one fold out map, dated 1840. Spine wear. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 7 General Books 1: WYLD'S "London and Birmingham Railway Guide" dated 1838. Pocket sized hardback book with title in gold on the front, 200+pp plus fold out map. Covers faded, good for age. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 8 General Books 1: WYLD'S "London and Southampton Railway Guide" dated 1839. Pocket sized hardback book, 200pp plus fold out map. Minor cover wear. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 205.
Lot 9 General Books 1: CORNISH'S "Grand Junction and Liverpool and Manchester Railway Companion". Pocket sized, clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 216pp plus fold out map and faretable. Dated 1838. Good condition. - Sold for £170 to bidder number 2320.
Lot 10 General Books 1: ROSCOE T "The Railway from London to Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, etc". 200+pp in modern hardback covers, published by Routledge & Co circa 1830s. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 11 General Books 1: RAILWAY TIMES published "London and Brighton Railway Guide". Pocket sized, hardback clothbound covers with title and illustration of 2-2-2 loco on front. 56pp plus fold out map. Dated September 1841. Bindings a little loose but generally OK. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 12 General Books 1: COGHLAN'S LONDON, BIRMINGHAM & LIVERPOOL RAILWAY COMPANION. Pocket sized hardback book with title in gold on front. 176pp circa 1839. Bindings loose. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 13 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. Marking and slight wear to covers. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 14 General Books 1: GEORGE JONES published "Railway Guide from London to Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool". Smaller sized, clothbound hardback covers with title on label on front. 300+pp plus two fold out maps. Dated 1839. Repaired spine. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 4667.
Lot 15 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. Wear and fading to covers, library plate inside front cover. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 16 General Books 1: FREELING'S "Grand Junction Railway Companion". 238pp, plus map, green clothbound covers with title and loco illustration in gilt on front. Dated 1838. Foxing to front and back end pages, otherwise OK. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 17 General Books 1: MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the GWR, OW&WR and Chester and Holyhead Lines and IOM. 900+pp in hardback covers, dated 1860. Covers very worn, some foxing. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 458.
Lot 18 General Books 1: OWEN'S "Book of the Roads with an account of the Railroads". 196pp plus fold out map, bound into modern hardback covers (maintaining original paperback covers). Dated 1840. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 2028.
Lot 19 General Books 1: OSBORNE'S "Guide to the Grand Junction Railway" dated 1840. 252pp plus fold out map. Covers a little faded and worn. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 20 General Books 1: WEINTHAL L: Volumes 2 & 3 of "The Story of the Cape to Cairo Railway and River Route 1887-1922". Vol. 2: The Iron Spine and Ribs of Africa; Vol. 3: Variation of the Main Trunk Route and Feeder Lines in Existence or Projected. Published by Pioneer, 1922. 510 and 454pp respectively with colour plates and mounted portraits in dark green half leather/gilt boards, slightly rubbed and bumped. Part of a very hard to find five volume set. (2) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1644.