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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 10th March 2017
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Lot 21 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: RAILWAY PUBLISHING COMPANY booklet "Railway Centenary Procession & Exhibition 1925". Paperback, 56pp, fading to edges of covers. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 632.
Lot 25 General Books 2: GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY JOURNAL volume 2, No.5 dated November 1906. 20+pp in green paperback covers showing company coat of arms. Marking to covers. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2058.
Lot 26 General Books 2: GCR bound volume of director's reports and accounts for the period between 1901 and 1929. Plus two loose issues for 1898. 200+pp in clothbound hardback covers. Covers bumped and very worn, contents OK. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 27 General Books 2: GLASGOW & RENFREW DISTRICT RAILWAY "Book of Reference". Large sized 38pp in clothbound card covers with title in gold on front. Dated 1896. Lists all the properties affected by the building of the line. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 384.
Lot 28 General Books 2: OLDHAM, ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE AND GUIDE BRIDGE JUNCTION RAILWAY "Account of the Net Receipts for the Period of Government Control year 1919 compared with the net receipts for the year 1913". Large sized, 11pp balance sheet duly completed. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1426.
Lot 29 General Books 2: RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE booklet "Extracts from the Regulations of the Railway Clearing House". Lilac coloured paperback covers, 180pp dated 1882. A few rust marks to covers otherwise OK. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1581.
Lot 30 General Books 2: RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS 1925. Hardback covers, 715pp, bindings loose, covers rubbed. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1409.
Lot 31 General Books 2: MEMORANDUM re relations between the Caledonian Railway and the Highland Railway. Foolscap sized, 41pp dated October 1887. Covers dusty. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 3875.
Lot 32 General Books 2: SECR foolscap sized document "The Motor Car Acts 1896 and 1903 - List of Over-bridges upon which are fixed Notice Plates under the above Acts". 7pp dated 1908. - This item was not sold.
Lot 33 General Books 2: NER foolscap sized 8pp pamphlet "Lighting Organisation" listing arrangements for gas and electricity supply to the company. Dated June 1904. Plus 1pp memorandum to staff re preventable waste, same date. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1250.
Lot 34 General Books 2: NER "Programme of Signalling Alterations, Permanent Way Notices and other arrangements" dated June 18th 1904. 26pp on salmon coloured paper. Covers dusty. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1250.
Lot 35 General Books 2: NER signalbox "Train Register Book" from Kettleness signalbox. Duly completed for the period between July and December 1916. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4128.
Lot 36 General Books 2: GNR 15" x 10" certificate presented to James Doggett on his retirement from the GNR in June 1910. Green paper, ornate blue border, folded and with small edge tears. - This item was not sold.
Lot 37 General Books 2: GNR signalling notice circular No.12474a re opening of up goods line Offord to Paxton and new signalbox at Offord. Foolscap sized, 1pp dated May 1898. Folded and worn. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1409.
Lot 38 General Books 2: GNR notice of signal alterations, relaying and other permanent way operations, etc dated 22nd - 28th July 1900. Foolscap sized, 34pp, cover detached at split spine. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1409.
Lot 39 General Books 2: GNR circular No.18244a "Instructions for Transmission of Telegrams". Blue coloured clothbound card covers, 54pp dated January 1904. Covers detached. - This item was not sold.
Lot 40 General Books 2: LNWR published paperback book "Reorganisation of Railway, 1922". 23pp plus fold out diagram. Details the operations and personnel changes in consequence of the amalgamation of the LNWR and L&YR. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 246.