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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 16th June 2020
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Lot 1 Books: HARDBACK BOOK "Views on the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway" by John Blackmore. Approx 100pp of text and engravings. Published by Currie and Bowman in 1836. Covers bumped and rubbed, some foxing. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 2 Books: CENTENARY EDITION reprint of Wilhelm Westhofen's "The Forth Bridge". Large size, clothbound hardback covers, 100+ pages published by Moubray House Publishing in 1989. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 353.
Lot 3 Books: HARDBACK BOOK with dust jacket "Railway Clocks" by Ian P Lyman. 360pp published by Mayfield Books in 2004. Signed by the author. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 2144.
Lot 4 Books: HARDBACK BOOK "Two Essays in Early Locomotive History" by Dendy Marshall. 120pp published by LPC in 1928. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 599.
Lot 5 Books: BOUND VOLUME of the periodical "Cheap Steam (in which is incorporated cheap transport)" published by E.Bennis & Co. Vol.5 dated 1921, 104pp plus adverts in clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. £10
Lot 6 Books: STEEL WILFRED L "The History of the LNWR". Hardback, clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 502pp, published by Railway & Travel Monthly in 1914. Wear to covers, spine very worn and with faults. £10
Lot 7 Books: FELLOWS RB: "History of The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway". Hardback, 94pp published by Jennings in 1930. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2143.
Lot 8 Books: SIR MALCOLM BARCLAY - HARVEY "History of the Great North of Scotland Railway". Hardback, 231pp second edition, published by LPC in 1949. £10
Lot 9 Books: RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS dated 1949 reprint of 1938 edition. Hardback covers, 654pp, covers bumped and marked. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 911.
Lot 10 Books: Bound volume of the GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY JOURNAL. Volume 2 dated July 1906 - June 1907. 338pp in clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on spine. Staining to covers. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 11 Books: Bound volume of the NER MAGAZINE containing Volumes 1, 2 and 3 dated January 1911 - December 1913. 500+pp in part leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on spine. Cover partially detached at poor spine. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 12 Books: BOUND VOLUME of "Bradshaw's Manchester Journal". Volume 1 dated 1841. 424pp, including engravings and a fold out map of Lancashire (torn), in part leather bound hardback covers with title on spine. Covers worn and rubbed. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 353.
Lot 13 Books: BOUND VOLUME of "Bradshaw's Journal: A Miscellany of Literature, Science and Art". Volume 2 dated 1842. 407pp, including engravings, in part leather bound hardback covers with title on spine. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 353.
Lot 14 Books: As previous lot, volume 3 dated 1842. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 353.
Lot 15 Books: GWR internally published booklet "The Great Western Railway" by P.R. Gale. 142pp, card covers plus fold out map, published 1926. Details the companies incorporated into the GWR at the Grouping. Covers very poor, tape repairs to map. Plus vol.2 of MacDermott "History of the GWR" signed by Felix Pole and modern photocopy of GWR "Numbering of Stations" book (undated). (3) £10
Lot 16 Books: HARDBACK BOOK "Light Railways at Home and Abroad" by W.H. Cole. 339pp plus diagrams, published by Griffin & Co in 1899. Covers bumped, some foxing. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 9015.
Lot 17 Books: HARDBACK BOOK "Pioneer Irrigation and Light Railways" by E. Mawson and ER Calthrop. 260pp plus adverts, published by Crosby in 1904. Covers bumped, remnants of library plate inside front cover. Plus a few booklets mostly relating to minor railways. (7) - Sold for £110 to bidder number 246.
Lot 18 Books: PEARCE HIGGINS SH: "The Wantage Tramway". Hardback with dust jacket, 158pp published by Abbey Press in 1958. - Sold for £8 to bidder number 2154.
Lot 19 Books: TONKS E. S. "The Ironstone Railways and Tramways of the Midlands". Hardback with dust jacket, 316pp published by LPC in 1961. Plus 7 Birmingham Locomotive Club regional booklets of industrial locomotives published 1940s and 50s. (8) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 657.
Lot 20 Books: GRINLING C.H: "The History of the Great Northern Railway 1845 - 1895". Hardback, 424pp published by Methuen in 1898. Fading to spine and part of front cover. £10