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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 12th June 2018
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Lot 21 Books: STRETTON C.E: "The History of The Midland Railway". Hardback, 358pp published by Methven in 1901. Foxing to end pages. Plus Roundhouse published "North of Leeds" by P.Baughan (1966). (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 22 Books: LPC published Locomotive Magazine Souvenir of Some Locomotives Built by the Yorkshire Engine Company. 32pp No. 27 circa 1910's. Covers worn on edges. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 657.
Lot 23 Books: LPC published Locomotive Magazine Souvenir of Barclay Locomotives. 32pp No. 28 circa 1910s. Covers worn, especially edges. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 3371.
Lot 24 Books: LPC published Locomotive Magazine Souvenir of the First Railway in London - London & Greenwich Railway. 48pp No. 21 dated 1912. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4738.
Lot 25 Books: THE RAILWAY & COMMERCIAL GAZETTEER 19th edition dated 1938. Hardback, clothbound covers, 724pp, good condition. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 668.
Lot 26 Books: COMBINED VOLUME of the Irish Railway Record Society journals Nos.1 - 5 dated June 1947 to July 1949. 153pp in paperback covers. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 4727.
Lot 27 Books: BAEDEKER'S guide book "London and its Environs". Red clothbound covers, 451pp plus 58pp map section. Published 1911. - Sold for £8 to bidder number 4848.
Lot 28 Books: HEARSE GS "The Tramways of Northumberland". Clothbound hardback covers, 104pp, published by the author in 1961. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 3021.
Lot 29 Books: DUNCAN'S "Manual of Tramways, Omnibuses & Electric Railways". Green clothbound hardback covers, 602pp dated 1904. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 30 Books: WILLIAM HELLEN McLIN "The Twenty Four Inch Gauge Railroad at Bridgton, Maine". Hardback, 36pp published by Bridgton News in 1941. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 380.
Lot 31 Books: GERMAN publication "Vom Rollenden Flugelrad". Clothbound hardback covers with nice artwork design, 784pp covering aspects of railway operation and infrastructure, published in Germany in 1894. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 32 Books: EASTERN BENGAL RAILWAY handbook "From the Hooghly to the Himalayas". Blue hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front, 73pp plus fold out map, dated 1913. Covers bumped. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 881.
Lot 33 Books: HARDBACK BOOK "The Ceylon Government Railway - descriptive and illustrated guide" by Henry W Cave. 240pp plus fold out map, published by Cassell in 1910. Wear to edges of covers. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1063.
Lot 34 Books (Multiple): Four mostly HARDBACK BOOKS. The Locomotive: its failures and remedies (Pearce 1896), Swindon Transactions 1924 - 25 (paperback), Some Design Problems of Diesel Locomotives (Ell, 1967), Railway Signalling and Communications (1946, ex library). Wear to first item. (4) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1258.
Lot 35 Early Railway Guide Books: 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 1861. Slight spine wear and fading, one page replaced by a photocopy. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 36 Early Railway Guide Books: MEASOM'S OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the MGWR and Dublin and Drogheda Railway. 400pp in hardback covers, dated 1866. Staining to covers, contents OK. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 37 Early Railway Guide Books: GEORGE MEASOM "The Illustrated Guide to the Great Western Railway". Illustrated paperback covers, 64pp plus adverts, published by Marshall and Sons circa 1852. cover and spine wear. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 458.
Lot 38 Early Railway Guide Books: CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GWR dated 1911. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms, 514pp plus fold out maps. Spine discoloured, bindings very loose. - This item was not sold.
Lot 39 Early Railway Guide Books: CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE GWR dated 1886. Paperback edition with illustrated covers showing locations on the railway, 372pp plus fold out maps. Covers and spine very worn. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 40 Early Railway Guide Books: LEIGH'S "Road Book of England & Wales". Leather bound hardback covers, 485pp plus fold out map, dated 1830. Worn, front cover nearly detached. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1143.