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Sale 230P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 13th June 2017
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 1
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Lot 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, second edition published by Ian Allan in 2005. - Sold for £270 to bidder number 8523
Lot 2 THOMAS TRUSS inventory of carriages and wagons. Leather bound hardback covers with lock, 226pp with handwritten information completed in the 19th century. - This item was not sold.
Lot 3 COTTERELL S. & WILKINSON G.H "LNWR Locomotives". 130pp in part leather bound hardback covers, published by The Holland Company in 1899. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 2799
Lot 4 GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY published hardback book "Travels at Home or Scenes on the GCR". Red coloured clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 216pp, undated. Covers bumped and spine a little faded. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 7308
Lot 5 GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY official hardback publication "Per Rail" published 1913. 238pp plus three fold out maps. Some wear to covers and spine, damp staining to rear few pages and back cover, faults and repairs to maps. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 2320
Lot 6 "MOGG'S HANDBOOK FOR RAILWAY TRAVELLERS" by Edward Mogg. 234pp plus 101pp appendix and fold out map. Hardback with title in gold on front. Second edition published by the author in 1840. Restoration to covers. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4743
Lot 7 MOGG E "Pocket Itinerary of the Direct and Cross Roads of England & Wales, etc". 400+pp dated 1826. Rebound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 2028
Lot 8 FREELING'S Grand Junction Railway Companion. Pocket sized, 192pp plus adverts and fold out map. Published by Henry Lacey in 1838. Good for age. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 2799
Lot 9 WYLD'S "London and Birmingham Railway Guide" dated 1838. Pocket sized hardback book with title in gold on the front, 200+pp, map missing. Covers worn. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143
Lot 10 DRAKE'S "Road Book of the London and Birmingham Railway". Hardback with title in gold on front, 112pp plus adverts and fold-out map. Dated 1839. Covers bumped otherwise good for age. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 4743
Lot 11 DRAKE'S "Road Book of the Grand Junction and London and Birmingham Railway". Hardback with title in gold on front, 250+pp plus fold out map, dated 1839. Covers worn, ex Paul Edwards library. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 246
Lot 12 OSBORNE'S LONDON & BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY GUIDE. Clothbound hardback covers, 270pp, circa 1839. No map, covers very worn, bindings loose causing detached pages. - This item was not sold.
Lot 13 OSBORNE'S GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY GUIDE dated 1838. 347pp plus adverts and fold out map. Wear to clothbound hardback covers. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2799
Lot 14 CORNISH'S "Grand Junction and Liverpool and Manchester Railway Companion". Pocket sized, cloth covers with title in gold on front, 172pp plus fold out map. Dated 1837. Covers worn, contents OK. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2799
Lot 15 MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the North Western, Lancaster & Carlisle, Edinburgh & Glasgow and Caledonian Railways. 800+pp in hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine. Dated 1859. Covers worn, especially spine. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 2799
Lot 16 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE to the SER dated 1889. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms and Canterbury Cathedral. 336pp plus adverts and maps. Spine worn, bindings loose. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1143
Lot 17 CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE to the GER. 11th edition dated 1913. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms. 404pp plus maps. Spine poor, bindings loose, tape repairs to maps. Ex WH McAlpine library. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 4738
Lot 18 BRADSHAW'S SHAREHOLDERS' GUIDE, RAILWAY MANUAL AND DIRECTORY dated 1903. Brown leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 683pp plus fold out maps (some with tears), covers rubbed. - This item was not sold.
Lot 19 POCKET SIZED hardback book "James Watt and the Steam Engine". 192pp published by the Religious Tract Society circa 1850s. Cover wear and staining. - This item was not sold.
Lot 20 RAILWAY PIE. Two bound volumes of the official journal of the Wimbledon & District Model Railway Club containing issues 20 - 27 published 1930 - 31. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 21 GRINLING C.H: "The History of the Great Northern Railway 1845 - 1902". Hardback, 463pp published by Methuen in 1903. Spine wear. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 225
Lot 22 HARDBACK BOOK "Photo Pictures in East Anglia" by Payne Jennings. 136pp published by the author. GER coat of arms in gold on front. Undated, good condition. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1285
Lot 23 HARDBACK BOOK with dust jacket "A History of the Gloucester Railway Carriage & Wagon Co Ltd". 64pp published by Weidenfield and Nicolson in 1960. Minor wear to dust jacket. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 657
Lot 24 HARDBACK BOOK with dust jacket: "The Railway Foundry, Leeds 1839-1969" by R Nelson Redman. 206pp history of EB Wilson-Hudswell Clark & Co. Ltd published by Goose & Son in 1972. Spine of dust jacket faded. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1154
Lot 25 ASSAM RAILWAYS AND TRADING COMPANY LTD published hardback book "The Story of the Assam Railways And Trading Company 1881 - 1951". 64pp illustrated history of the company published 1951. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2244
Lot 26 DARJEELING-HIMALAYAN RAILWAY COMPANY official guide and souvenir "Darjeeling and It's Mountain Railway". Hardback clothbound covers with title in gold on front. 106pp, published 1921. Some cover wear and marking. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2799
Total number of Lots in General Books 1: 26.
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