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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 13th June 2017
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Lot 1 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, second edition published by Ian Allan in 2005. - Sold for £270 to bidder number 8523.
Lot 2 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: "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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 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, map missing. Covers worn. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 10 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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 General Books 1: 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.