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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 10 June 2016
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Lot 1 General Books 1: TREDGOLD: "The Principles and Practice and Explanation of the Machinery of Locomotive Engines". Two volume set comprised of text and plates in part leather bound hardback covers. published 1850 by John Weale. Covers rubbed, minor wear to some plates. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 2 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "A Chronology of Inland Navigation" by Henry Rodolph de Salis. 133pp plus adverts, published by Spon in 1897. Ex society library. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 246.
Lot 3 General Books 1: YOUNG R: "Timothy Hackworth and the Locomotive". Hardback, 406pp published by LPC in 1923. Spine wear. Plus Shildon Timothy Hackworth Centenary Commemoration Committee paperback souvenir published 1950. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 4 General Books 1: CORNISH'S "Guide and Companion to the Grand Junction and Liverpool and Manchester Railways". Pocket sized, hardback with title in gold on front, 200+pp plus fold out map, dated 1839. Minor wear. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 5 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 map, second edition dated September 1838. Covers worn and faded. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 6 General Books 1: ALLEN R. published "Midland Counties Railway Companion". Hardback covers, 300+pp plus one fold out map. Dated 1840. Covers very poor, front end pages replaced, some foxing to title page. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 356.
Lot 7 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. Dated 1840. Wear to covers, bindings very loose. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 8 General Books 1: WYLD'S "Great Western, Cheltenham, Bristol & Gloucester Railway Map". Part coloured paper map folding into pocket sized clothbound card covers with title on paper label on front. Dated 1839. Slight faults to cover but generally OK. Library label on inside front cover. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 9 General Books 1: WYLD'S "London and Birmingham, Manchester & Liverpool Railway Guide" circa 1838. Pocket sized hardback book with title in gold on the front, 200+pp, no map. Covers partially detached. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 10 General Books 1: OSBORNE'S GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY GUIDE dated 1838. 347pp plus adverts and fold out map. A little wear to covers. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 2519.
Lot 11 General Books 1: "MOGG'S HANDBOOK FOR RAILWAY TRAVELLERS" by Edward Mogg. 234pp plus 101pp appendix and fold-out maps, hardback with title in gold on front. Published by the author in 1840. Some wear and tears to some maps. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 12 General Books 1: LACEY'S "Railway Companion and Liverpool and Manchester Guide". Pocket sized, 90pp plus fold out map, rebound into modern, part leather bound hardback covers. Published 1835. - Sold for £240 to bidder number 3752.
Lot 13 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK with dust jacket "Railway Buttons, Badges & Uniforms" by D.J. Froggatt. 208pp published by Malaga Books in 1986. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 864.
Lot 14 General Books 1: DAVIES WJK "Light Railways of the First World War". Hardback with dust jacket, 196pp published by David & Charles in 1967. Slight wear. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 15 General Books 1: LEWIN H.G "The British Railway System". Hardback, 67pp plus fold out maps, published by Bell & Son in 1914. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4732.
Lot 16 General Books 1: PAPERBACK booklet with dust jacket "Art For All - London Transport Posters 1908-1949". 107pp published by London Transport in 1949. Foxing to covers. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2746.
Lot 17 General Books 1: EDITH K HARPER "A Cornish Giant - Richard Trevithick: father of the locomotive engine". Paperback, 61pp published by Spon in 1913. Spine wear. - This item was not sold.
Lot 18 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK "Platelayers' Guide" by Thomas Summerson & Sons. 90pp third edition with title and illustration in gold on front. Published by the company in 1895. Some annotations, covers bumped. - This item was not sold.
Lot 19 General Books 1: KINCAID J. "Remarks on Omnibus Railways". 16pp published in Liverpool in 1860 and bound into modern hardback covers. VGC. - This item was not sold.
Lot 20 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK of photographic views of the West Highland Railway published by A. MacDougall. Clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 24pp of photo views, circa 1910s. Cover wear, spine poor. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4995.