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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 12th September 2017
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Lot 1 General Books 1: BOURNE J "A Treatise on the Steam Engine in its application to Mines, Mills, Steam Navigation and Railways". Hardback, 258pp plus plates, published by Longman in 1846. Rebound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 2 General Books 1: FREELING'S Railway Companion for the London & Birmingham and Liverpool & Manchester Railway. Worn hardback covers. 400+pp plus fold out map, dated 1838. Loose and detached pages. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 3 General Books 1: FREELING'S London and Birmingham Railway Companion. Pocket sized, 204pp plus adverts. No map. Published by Whittaker and Co circa 1838. Very worn and with faults. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 4 General Books 1: FREELING'S Grand Junction Railway Companion. Pocket sized, 230pp plus fold out map. Published by Henry Lacey in 1839. Cover wear, large tear to map. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 5 General Books 1: OSBORNE'S London & Birmingham Railway Guide. Clothbound hardback covers, 270pp plus adverts and fold out map. Dated 1840. Cover wear, spine faded. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 6 General Books 1: CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE LNWR dated 1912. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms, 556pp plus fold out maps. Spine faded, bindings very loose. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 7 General Books 1: BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1922. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 686pp, no maps, bindings loose. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 4732.
Lot 8 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, first edition published by Ian Allan in 2003. - Sold for £180 to bidder number 7980.
Lot 9 General Books 1: HARDBACK BOOK with dust jacket: "Lagos Steam Tramway 1902-1933" by Nevil Miller. 30pp published by Fowler in 1958. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1293.
Lot 10 General Books 1: PEACOCK T.B: "PLA Railways". Hardback with dust jacket, 117pp published by LPC in 1952. Foxing to dust jacket. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 843.
Lot 11 General Books 1: LONDON TRANSPORT published hardback book with dust jacket "Posters" by H. Hutchison. 100+pp illustrating famous LT posters. Published 1963. Slight wear to edges and spine of dust jacket. - This item was not sold.
Lot 12 General Books 1: TOMLINSON WW: "The North Eastern Railway - It's Rise and Development". Hardback with title in gold on front and spine. 820pp, published by Andrew Reid & Co in 1914. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 843.
Lot 13 General Books 1: WIENER L "Passenger Tickets". Hardback, 300+pp published by The Railway Gazette circa 1940s. Some cover wear. - This item was not sold.
Lot 14 General Books 1: OSBORNE'S LONDON & BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY GUIDE. Leather bound hardback covers, 270pp plus adverts. Circa 1840s. Covers rubbed, foxing to title page. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 15 General Books 1: THE RAILWAY ENGINEER published hardback book "Reorganisation of Crewe Locomotive Works - LMS". 118pp plus diagrams, dated 1929. VGC. - This item was not sold.
Lot 16 General Books 1: BOUND VOLUME of The Railway Gazette first and second "Indian and Eastern Number". 500+pp dated 1929 in hardback covers with title on spine. VGC. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 881.
Lot 17 General Books 1: BOUND VOLUME of Peter Kay published booklets "Diagrams of the Midland Railway" (distance diagrams). 400+pp in maroon clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on spine. VGC. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 8067.
Lot 18 General Books 1: STRETTON C.E: "The Locomotive Engine and its Development". Hardback, 204pp published by Crosby, Lockwood & Son. 3rd edition published in 1895. Covers rubbed. - This item was not sold.
Lot 19 General Books 1: PAPERBACK BOOKLET "List of Named Engines now running on the L&NW Railway". 21pp published 1911. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 234.
Lot 20 General Books 1: BOOKLET (minus covers) "Remarks on the Proposed Railway between Birmingham & London" by "Investigator". 116pp published by JM Richardson in 1830. - Sold for £520 to bidder number 3752.