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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 10th March 2017
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Lot 1 General Books 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 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. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 4738.
Lot 3 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. 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: COTTERELL S. & WILKINSON G.H "LNWR Locomotives". 130pp published by The Holland Company in 1899. Cover wear. - This item was not sold.
Lot 18 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: GASQUOINE CP: "The Story of The Cambrian". 157pp, published locally in 1922. Corners bumped. - This item was not sold.
Lot 20 General Books 1: 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.