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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 11th September 2018
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Lot 21 Books: NEELE G.P: "Railway Reminiscences - Notes of a Railway Superintendent's Life - Queen's Journeys". 544pp published by McCorquodale in 1904. Covers worn. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 911.
Lot 22 Books: FINDLAY G "The Working and Management of an English Railway". Hardback, clothbound covers, 412pp 5th edition published by Whittaker in 1894. Spine wear. - This item was not sold.
Lot 23 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 £40 to bidder number 3016.
Lot 24 Books: HARDBACK BOOK "The Railways of New South Wales 1855-1955". 304pp, published by the Department of Railways, NSW. Ex BR(W) Lecture and Debating Society library. Plus similar "Victorian Railways to '62" by LJ Harrigan. 299pp published by the Victorian Railways in 1962. (2) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 3953.
Lot 25 Books: BOYD J: "The Festiniog Railway". Two volume set with hardback covers and dust jackets. 446pp, published by Oakwood Press in 1956 and 1959. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 26 Books: HARDBACK BOOK with dust jacket "The Railways of Tottenham" by G.H. Lake. 91pp published by Greenlake in 1945. Slight wear to dust jacket. - This item was not sold.
Lot 27 Books: HARDBACK BOOK "One Hundred Years of a Good Company" relating the story of Ruston & Hornsby by Bernard Newman. Hardback with dust jacket, 272pp published by the company in 1957. Minor wear to dust jacket. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2154.
Lot 28 Books: STANTON IRONWORKS published hardback book "Stanton at War 1939 - 45". 66pp photo illustrated guide to the company war effort. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1645.
Lot 29 Books: STANTON IRONWORKS published hardback book "The Quarries, Ironstone, Limestone and Sand" by HB Hewlett. 47pp reprint from the company magazine, published 1948. Bindings slightly warped. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1293.
Lot 30 Books: SHEFFIELD AND ROTHERHAM CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE handbook "Industrial Sheffield and Rotherham". Clothbound hardback covers, 354pp guide to local industry with fold out maps. Dated 1919. Some wear. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2923.
Lot 31 Books: FORD MOTOR COMPANY official publication "Ford at War". Illustrated card covers, 92pp illustrated guide to the company's war effort. Published 1946. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 8453.
Lot 32 Books: CLEVELAND BRIDGE AND ENGINEERING COMPANY published hardback book "The Tamar Road Suspension Bridge". 52pp fully illustrated guide to construction of the bridge which opened in 1962. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 33 Early Railway Guide Books: LIZARS published booklet "Guide to the Caledonian Railway". Green clothbound card covers with title in gold on front, 56pp plus fold out map, published 1848. Several repairs to internal pages and a few faults - Sold for £85 to bidder number 4738.
Lot 34 Early Railway Guide Books: PARRY'S RAILWAY COMPANION from Chester to Holyhead and guide to Dublin. Clothbound boards with title in gold on front. 158pp plus fold out map, circa 1849. Bindings loose. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 35 Early Railway Guide Books: ALLEN R. published "Midland Counties Railway Companion". Paperback, 135pp second edition dated 1840. Covers very poor, spine taped, no fare and distance tables. - This item was not sold.
Lot 36 Early Railway Guide Books: BRADSHAW'S CONTINENTAL RAILWAY GUIDE part 2 (descriptive pages) dated May 1927. 343pp plus fold out map (torn) in green clothbound card covers. American edition published by Brantano's in New York. - This item was not sold.
Lot 37 Reports and Records: NBR notebook type booklet "Guard's Reports". 100+ pages duly completed to show details of stations, times, composition of train, irregularities, etc mostly on journeys to and from Methil. Used between 1888 and 1889. Plus another similar. (2) - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1608.
Lot 38 Reports and Records: BR ledger type book "Ticket Stock Book". Hardback, 200+pp, used at various stations in the 1960s and 70s, probably for auditing purposes. Plus another similar. (2) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 254.
Lot 39 Reports and Records: Two NOTEBOOKS used by staff member in the Engineer's Department for recording information etc, mostly relating Aberdeen area locations. Circa 1910s - 40s. (2) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1608.
Lot 40 Reports and Records: RAILWAY YEAR BOOK 1900. Illustrated paperback covers, 227pp plus adverts, published by the Railway Publishing Company. Some spine loss. - This item was not sold.