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Sale 217P, Closing Date: 9 September 2016
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 1
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Lot 1 PARSONS E. "The Tourist's Companion or The History of the Scenes and Places on the Route by Railroad and Steam Packet from Leeds and Selby to Hull". Hardback, clothbound covers, 243pp published by Whittaker in 1835. Repairs to cover otherwise OK for age. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2799
Lot 2 J&C WALKER published booklet "Southampton and London Railway". 15pp detailing the route. Early, undated publication, possibly 1840s in soft covers. Front end title page missing, rear page detached. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 3752
Lot 3 TWO VOLUME work "The Railways of Great Britain - A Historical Atlas" by Colonel Michael H.Cobb. Green hardback covers in green slipcase, 600+pp, first edition published by Ian Allan in 2003. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 979
Lot 4 LNWR "Roll of Honour" book of "Company Servants who Lost Their Lives During The Great War". Hardback, landscape format with title and coat of arms on front in gold. 60+pp listing those lost in the war and those awarded gallantry medals. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 652
Lot 5 GRAY C.R. "Railroading in Eighteen Countries - the story of American railroad men serving in the Military Railway Service from 1862 - 1953". Hardback with dust jacket, 351pp published in New York in 1955. Faults to dust jacket. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 3451
Lot 6 WIENER L "Passenger Tickets". Hardback, 300+pp published by The Railway Gazette circa 1940s. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2232
Lot 7 HARDBACK BOOK "Railway Runs in Three Continents" by JT Burton - Alexander. 191pp published by Elliot Stock in 1900. Rough cut pages, marking and wear to covers. - This item was not sold.
Lot 8 RAILWAY GAZETTE published "Railway Posters and the War". Parts 1 - 4 in hardback covers, part 5 in original paperback covers. No part 6. - This item was not sold.
Lot 9 NATIONAL COAL BOARD published hardback book "A Short History of the Scottish Coal Mining Industry". 116pp published 1958. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 7324
Lot 10 FREELING'S London and Birmingham Railway Companion. Pocket sized, 204pp plus adverts and fold out map. Published by Whittaker and Co circa 1838. Covers worn and faded. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2799
Lot 11 FREELING'S Railway Companion for the London & Birmingham and Liverpool & Manchester Railway. Slightly worn hardback covers. 400+pp plus maps, circa 1838. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2799
Lot 12 FREELING'S Grand Junction Railway Companion. Pocket sized, 230pp plus fold out map. Published by Henry Lacey in 1838. Slight cover wear. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2799
Lot 13 INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING CORPORATION published paperback booklet "The Belgian Railways". Larger sized, coloured pictorial covers showing train and coat of arms, 62pp plus adverts and fold out map, circa 1928. Text in English, covers detached. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 843
Lot 14 EP PUBLISHING LTD reprint of the Sentinel Waggon Works published "Sentinel Patent Locomotives and Concrete Cases". Hardback with dust jacket, 132pp published 1974. Spine faded. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 657
Lot 15 RAYNAR WILSON H: "Power Railway Signalling". Hardback, 342pp, published by The Railway Engineer circa 1915. Covers worn, spine detached. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 1291
Lot 16 LLOYD'S "Numerical and Alphabetical Index to the Railways in Actual Operation in the British Isles up to January 1866". 30pp booklet listing lines and company ownership, produced to accompany a map of the British Isles. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1644
Lot 17 WHETMATH CFD paperback typescript booklet "Branch Line Handbook No.5 - Callington". 12 pages, published by the author in October 1961. Plus similar No.6 - Torrington to Halwill, 24pp published March 1962. Also David & Charles published booklet "The Railways of Cornwall 1809 - 1963" by CR Clinker. (3) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3451
Lot 18 BOUND VOLUME of nine Railway Gazette published reports including GER Steam Suburbans 1920, Midland Railway Train Control 1921, Feltham Concentration Yard 1922, New Waterloo Station 1922, etc. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 246
Lot 19 LOCOMOTIVE MAGAZINE SOUVENIR ISSUE No.28 "Barclay Locomotives" containing 32 black and white plates showing company products. Circa 1912. Slight edge wear to covers. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 657
Lot 20 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE LSWR dated 1894. Red clothbound hardback covers showing views of Salisbury Cathedral and Southampton Bar Gate, 404pp plus fold-out maps. Very faded spine, covers bumped. - Sold for £260 to bidder number 3752
Lot 21 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1893. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 694pp plus fold out maps. Ex library, very worn/poor condition. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 2799
Lot 22 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1912. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 676pp plus fold out maps (small tears). - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4176
Lot 23 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS 1904. Hardback covers, 600pp, covers and spine very worn. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1409
Lot 24 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS 1925. 715pp bound into new hardback covers. Plus appendices dated 1927, 1936, 1941, 1949. (5) - Sold for £75 to bidder number 7321
Lot 25 THE RAILWAY & COMMERCIAL GAZETTEER dated 1868. 445pp rebound into later hardback, clothbound covers. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 421
Lot 26 EDINBURGH & GLASGOW RAILWAY ledger type bound volume of acts of parliament relating to the railway. Clothbound hardback covers, 300+pp, cover wear, contents OK. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 4812
Total number of Lots in General Books 1: 26.
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