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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 17th September 2019
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Lot 1 Books: 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. Faults to spine of volume 1 and dedication on rear end page. Minor wear to slipcase. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 4732.
Lot 2 Books: HARDBACK BOOK "The Book of British Railways Station Totems" by Brennand & Furness. Laminated illustrated covers, 212pp published by Sutton Publishing in 2002. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 4128.
Lot 3 Books: SAM FAY "A Royal Road - Being The History of the LSWR". Hardback, 138pp published 1883. Covers bumped and very worn. £10
Lot 4 Books: RAILWAY AND CANAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY published book "Railway Passenger Stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology" by ME Quick. Card covers, comb binding, 400+pp published 2002. - Sold for £170 to bidder number 3771.
Lot 5 Books: SENTINEL WAGGON WORKS published hardback book "Some Railway Problems of To-Day and Their Solution". 64pp published 1927. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 246.
Lot 6 Books: HAYS WHARF CARTAGE COMPANY published hardback book "Transport Saga". 65pp illustrated history of the company including Pickfords and Carter Patterson. Published 1947. £10
Lot 7 Books: EDWARD JOY & SONS (Leeds) published company history. Card covers, 27pp, 2nd edition published 1954. £10
Lot 8 Books: CARRON COMPANY (colliery and ironworks) published company history. Hardback with dust jacket, 66pp dated 1938. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 4962.
Lot 9 Books: STEWART AND LLOYDS LIMITED engineering firm published company history. Hardback with illustrated dust jacket, 160pp dated 1953. Wear to dust jacket. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 246.
Lot 10 Books: LES GUIDES BLEUS published guide book to Paris and northern France. Clothbound hardback covers, 703pp plus fold out maps, dated 1920. Bindings a little loose. £10
Lot 11 Books: RAYNAR WILSON H: "Power Railway Signalling". Hardback, 342pp, published by The Railway Engineer circa 1915. Spine wear. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1293.
Lot 12 Books: BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1860. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 600+pp, no maps. Cover wear, spine faded. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 246.
Lot 13 Books: BRADSHAW'S RAILWAY MANUAL, SHAREHOLDER'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY dated 1854. Green coloured clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine, 600+pp, no maps. Covers very faded. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 14 Books: DENDY MARSHALL D.F: "A History of The Southern Railway". Hardback with slightly faded dust jacket, 708pp published by the Southern Railway in 1936. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 240.
Lot 15 Early Railway Guide Books: JOHN SMITH & SONS published "The Railway Excursionist's Handbook to Windsor and Eton" by RS Lundie. Paperback, 51pp published 1851. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 3068.
Lot 16 Early Railway Guide Books: EARLY BOOK "The South-Eastern Railway Manual". Clothbound card covers with title and illustration of early locomotive in gold on front, 243pp guide to locations on or near the railway, published by Smith, Elder & Co in 1850. Good for age. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 17 Early Railway Guide Books: SIDNEY S. pocket sized hardback book "Railways and Agriculture in North Lincolnshire". 103pp published by William Pickering in 1848. Cover wear and loss to title label on front. Contents OK. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 18 Early Railway Guide Books: CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE to the Midland Railway dated 1909. Red clothbound hardback covers showing coat of arms and St.Pancras station. 466pp plus maps. Some wear, bindings loose. £10
Lot 19 Early Railway Guide Books: CHARLES ALVIN GILLIG'S published guide to London. Pocket sized, 276pp with cloth covers showing "Compliments of London & South Western Railway". Published 1907. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 20 Reports and Records: LMS report "Engine Tests between Leeds & London Midland Division, Stockport & London Western A Division - Standard 2-6-0 Mixed Traffic Engine". Green cloth covers, 8 typescript pages plus diagrams. Dated December 1927. £10