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Sale 226P, Closing Date: 10th March 2017
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 1
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Lot 1 BOUND VOLUME of "Ballyhoo Review" newsletter publication issued between September 1939 and May 1940. Clothbound hardback covers, 200+ typescript pages. The newsletter was produced by George Dow to improve moral of LNER staff evacuated from HQ in London due to the war. Ex Paul Edwards library with bookplate inside front cover. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4995
Lot 2 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. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 4738
Lot 3 "MOGG'S HANDBOOK FOR RAILWAY TRAVELLERS" by Edward Mogg. 234pp plus 101pp appendix and fold-out maps, hardback with title in gold on front. Second edition published by the author in 1840. Some wear to covers and tears to some maps. Paul Edwards bookplate inside front cover. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 7699
Lot 4 OSBORNE'S LONDON & BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY GUIDE. Clothbound hardback covers, 270pp, circa 1839. No map, covers very worn. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1143
Lot 5 OSBORNE'S GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY GUIDE dated 1838. 347pp plus adverts and fold out map in clothbound hardback covers. Very worn. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 7699
Lot 6 CORNISH'S "Grand Junction and Liverpool and Manchester Railway Companion". Pocket sized, clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 167pp plus fold out map. Dated 1837. Slight wear, generally OK. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 4738
Lot 7 CORNISH'S "Guide and Companion to the Grand Junction and Liverpool and Manchester Railways". Pocket sized, paperback covers, 216pp plus fold out map, dated 1839. Cover wear, spine taped. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1143
Lot 8 FREELING'S Grand Junction Railway Companion. Pocket sized, 192pp plus adverts and fold out map. Published by Henry Lacey in 1838. Covers worn and stained, tear to map. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1143
Lot 9 ROSCOE T "The London and Birmingham Railway". 196pp in hardback covers with title in gold on spine. Published by Charles Tilt circa 1839. Covers very poor and detached. Needs rebinding. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 4743
Lot 10 ADAMS'S guide book "Pocket Descriptive Guide to the Environs of the Metropolis". Artwork card covers (scuffed and marked), 167pp plus three fold out maps. Circa 1850s. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4743
Lot 11 BRADSHAW'S SHAREHOLDERS' GUIDE, RAILWAY MANUAL AND DIRECTORY dated 1872. Brown coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine. 500+pp, covers very rubbed, one map missing, others torn. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 861
Lot 12 BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1920. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 699pp plus fold out maps. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1871
Lot 13 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. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 3451
Lot 14 BOUND VOLUME of The Railway Gazette - Indian and Eastern Number". 500+pp dated 1929 in hardback covers with title on spine. Covers rubbed and worn. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1644
Lot 15 HARDBACK BOOK "Hollandsche Ijzeren Spoorweg-Maatschappij 1839-1889". 110pp plus many fold out diagrams. Detailed information on the early Dutch Railways. Undated, heavily foxed, some spine wear and loss. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 225
Lot 16 HARDBACK BOOK "Art For All - London Transport Posters 1908-1949". No dust jacket, 107pp published by London Transport in 1949. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 3451
Lot 17 COTTERELL S. & WILKINSON G.H "LNWR Locomotives". 130pp published by The Holland Company in 1899. Cover wear. - This item was not sold.
Lot 18 LEE C. E. "Narrow-Gauge Railways in North Wales". Hardback, 136pp, published by The Railway Publishing Co in 1945. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 907
Lot 19 GASQUOINE CP: "The Story of The Cambrian". 157pp, published locally in 1922. Corners bumped. - This item was not sold.
Lot 20 MACLEAN J.S. "The Newcastle & Carlisle Railway 1825 - 1862". Hardback with dust jacket, 121pp published by Robinson & Co in 1948. Slight wear to dust jacket. - This item was not sold.
Lot 21 HARDBACK BOOK with dust jacket "Steam Locomotives of Rhodesia Railway - The story of steam 1897 - 1979" by ED Hamer. 194pp published by Books of Zimbabwe in 1981. Faults and wear to dust jacket. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 907
Lot 22 PUFFIN CUT-OUT BOOK No. 7 "The Emett Festival Railway". 30pp published 1951. Wear to bottom edge of covers and small dedication on front. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2143
Lot 23 OWEN'S "New Book of Roads". 196pp plus fold out map, bound into restored hardback covers. Dated 1805. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 864
Lot 24 RAILWAY PUBLISHING COMPANY booklet "Railway Centenary Procession & Exhibition 1925". Paperback, 56pp, fading to edges of covers. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 632
Total number of Lots in General Books 1: 24.
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