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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 12th March 2019
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Lot 21 Books: BURGH N.P. "The Slide Valve - Practically Considered". Hardback, over 100pp, published by E & F.N. Spon in 1865. Covers worn, tape repair inside front cover. £10
Lot 22 Books: Bound volume of the GWR MAGAZINE. Volume 30 dated January - December 1918. 300pp in unofficial clothbound hardback covers. Ex library. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1154.
Lot 23 Books: RAILWAY PUBLISHING COMPANY booklet "Gradients of the LNER" by Voyageur. Paperback, 48pp, circa 1920s. Fading and foxing to covers. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1581.
Lot 24 Books: HARDBACK BOOKS "British Railways and The Great War" volumes 1 and 2 by E.A. Pratt, 1194pp, published by Selwyn and Blount in 1921. Minor marking to covers. (2) - Sold for £80 to bidder number 246.
Lot 25 Books: NP ROE smaller sized hardback book "A Safe System of Train Working". 20pp plus fold out diagrams, published by the author (District Engineer GIP Railway) in Bombay circa 1940s. £10
Lot 26 Books: RAILWAY PICTORIAL MAGAZINE. Bound volume of issues 1-3 dated 1946-1947 contained in blue clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 2586.
Lot 27 Books: Great Northern Railway (Ireland), K. Murray, 1944, 148pp, blue boards. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 3215.
Lot 28 Books: L'Egypte et ses Chemines De Fer, Lionel Wiener, 1932, soft back, 664pp, possibly printer's proof, some wear and splitting. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 29 Books: Railway Year Book, 1921, 400pp, red boards, spine faded. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 937.
Lot 30 Books: Stokers and Pokers or LNWR The Electric Telegraph and RCH, 208pp, 1849, red boards. £10
Lot 31 Books (Multiple): GWR Wild Swan titles and similar, each relating to individual branch lines and routes, large format, soft back. (9) - Sold for £24 to bidder number 384.
Lot 32 Early Railway Guide Books: BRADSHAW'S "Descriptive Guide to the Caledonian Railway, the City of Carlisle and the Celebrated Falls of the Clyde". Clothbound hardback covers, 45pp, no fold out map, dated 1850. Small sections neatly cut from the bottom of the title page, page 2 and page 39. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 4738.
Lot 33 Early Railway Guide Books: MENZIES published booklet "Handbook to the Highland Railway System from Perth to Forres, Keith, Inverness and Bonar Bridge". Green card covers, 92pp plus map, published 1865. Covers rubbed and spine taped but OK. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 34 Early Railway Guide Books: WYLD'S LONDON AND BIRMINGHAM RAILROAD GUIDE dated 1838. Pocket sized hardback book with title and illustration in gold on front, 179pp plus map. Slight cover wear, good for age. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 8957.
Lot 35 Reports and Records: BR(M) foolscap sized document "Freight Policy Local Area Wagon Load Studies report on Carlisle Primary Yard Area". 20+ typescript pages dated February 1970. Plus similar covering Barrow and Workington. (2) - Sold for £70 to bidder number 4283.
Lot 36 Reports and Records: BR(W) CM&EE Department Swindon report "Track Testing Car No.139". Card covers, 7 typescript pages plus photos and diagrams, dated August 1952. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1085.
Lot 37 Reports and Records: PERMANENT WAY INSTITUTION published hardback book "British Railway Track - Flat Bottom Track Supplement - Design, Construction and Maintenance". 42pp plus adverts, published 1951. £10
Lot 38 Reports and Records: BTC foolscap sized report on "Performance and Efficiency Tests of Southern Region Modified Merchant Navy class 3 cylinder 4-6-2 Express Passenger Locomotive 35020". Card covers, 26 pages, dated 1958. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 925.
Lot 39 Reports and Records: Bilborough's Railway Mileage Tables, comp. Granville F Bilborough, 1928, 424pp, bindings loose, spine and cover poor. £10
Lot 40 Reports and Records: GWR war reports of the General Manager to the Board of Trade, 1914-1919, 300pp, leather bound, gilt cover title, edge wear to spine and cover. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1644.