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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 9 September 2016
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Lot 1 General Books 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: WIENER L "Passenger Tickets". Hardback, 300+pp published by The Railway Gazette circa 1940s. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2232.
Lot 7 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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.